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Punjab minister advises Navjot Sidhu to apologise to families of soldiers

Minister asserted that families of soldiers who died in line of duty were justified in expressing their displeasure over Sidhu's hug.

23 Aug 2018 9:19 AM

Life in jail for insulting religious text

Punjab Cabinet approves amendments to CrPC, IPC.

22 Aug 2018 12:40 AM

Sidhu didn't visit Pak as Congress leader but as Imran's friend: Jaiveer Shergill

'The BJP claimed that his visit to Pakistan is an act of treachery. Then, what was PM Modi's visit to Pakistan all about?' Shrgill asked.

20 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

Will give strong reply when needed: Sidhu on row over Pak Army chief hug

Sidhu's comments come after Amarinder ticked off his cabinet colleague for hugging Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

20 Aug 2018 6:35 PM

Punjab CM says Referendum 2020 a sham

Reacting to the UK rally, the chief minister said that, as expected, it turned out to be a damp squib, participated by a handful of elements.

14 Aug 2018 5:57 AM


Sukhpal Singh Khaira’s ‘referendum’ talk invites Punjab ministers’ ire

Although no mainstream party in Punjab is backing the referendum, politicians are blaming each other for covertly sympathising with the SFJ.

11 Aug 2018 1:54 AM

CM Amarinder discharged by court in graft case

Amarinder, who along with others named in the case was present in the court, welcomed the verdict and termed it as “victory of truth”.

28 Jul 2018 1:08 AM

Captain backs Rahul Gandhi as Opposition PM candidate

o a question on Punjab’s mood, the CM said it was in favour of the Congress.

23 Jul 2018 12:37 AM

Amarinder Singh writes to Rajnath, asks to make Chandigarh capital of Punjab

Chandigarh-- joint capital of Haryana and Punjab-- remains one of the most contentious and long-standing issues between two states.

21 Jul 2018 2:47 PM

Amarinder Singh seeks Centre’s, states’ help in ending drug menace

Captain urged Rajnath to advise Delhi Police to work in close coordination with the Police of the neighbouring States, including the Punjab Police.

20 Jul 2018 6:14 AM


Free treatment to poor drug addicts in Punjab

In response, the CM asked the health minister to take up the issue with the Union ministry of social justice.

11 Jul 2018 3:49 AM

Workers found positive in dope test won't be punished or sacked: Punjab CM

The chief minister said the workers found positive in tests would be provided treatment and their identities will be kept confidential.

10 Jul 2018 9:02 AM

AAP leader is 1st MLA in Punjab to take dope test

This comes after Congress leader Manish Tewari dared the chief minister to make dope test mandatory for MLAs and MPs from the state.

06 Jul 2018 1:10 AM

Punjab CM seeks death for first-time drug smugglers

The chief minister has written a letter to the Union home minister seeking urgent steps to initiate the process of amending the NDPS Act.

05 Jul 2018 1:13 AM

Punjab Cabinet seeks death for narcotics accused

Cabinet sub-committee has also been formed under the chairmanship of the CM, with the special working group mandated to report directly to it.

03 Jul 2018 6:27 AM


Illegal sand mining a bane of Amarinder

Incidentally, when the Akalis were in power their government was also accused of promoting sand cartels and creating a false shortage of sand.

02 Jul 2018 12:52 AM

Punjab CM slams Centre over Army surgical strikes

The government had information about three major drug suppliers having fled out of India, Capt. Amarinder Singh disclosed.

29 Jun 2018 1:24 AM

Punjab: Land of rivers struggles to check toxins

The situation becomes more alarming as Punjab is also among the states with presence of fluoride, arsenic nitrates and iron in groundwater.

26 May 2018 4:40 AM

Punjab govt to employ Iraq victims

The case of providing appointment to dependent family members of the 27 deceased Indians from Punjab does not fall within the purview of state policy.

09 May 2018 2:22 AM

Punjab CM urges intervention on Ravi-Beas waters

Captain Amarinder Singh asked the Centre to work out ways to restrict the flow of water from the state of Punjab into Pakistan.

08 May 2018 2:29 AM