Articles about Punjab
25 Sep 2021
Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Friday night and is learned to have discussed the new Cabinet formation in the state, sources said.
23 Sep 2021
Petroleum Minister explains why petrol prices are not coming down
Petrol prices in the country are not coming down as the states do not want to bring fuel under the ambit of the GST, Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.
21 Sep 2021
Channi, Deputy CMs, Sidhu in Delhi to discuss Cabinet expansion
The newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, his two deputies, and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu took a chartered flight to Delhi on Tuesday to discuss the expansion of the new Cabinet with the party's central leadership, sources said.
20 Sep 2021
'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking
After taking oath as Punjab's new Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi urged the Centre to withdraw the farm laws on Monday.
20 Sep 2021
Congress made Channi Punjab CM to grab Dalit votes: BJP
The BJP alleged on Monday that the Congress has made Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab chief minister for a few months merely to grab Dalit votes as part of its conspiracy, and cited previous instances of the party giving the key position to a leader from the community only for a short tenure.
20 Sep 2021
Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister
Charanjit Singh Channi today took oath as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab.
19 Sep 2021
Charanjit Singh Channi to succeed Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM
The Indian National Congress has picked Charanjit Singh Channi to be the new Chief Minister of Punjab.
19 Sep 2021
Congress committee proposes Sukhjinder Randhawa's name for Punjab CM
The All India Congress Committee (AICC) has reportedly proposed the name of Sukhjinder Randhawa for the position of Punjab Chief Minister after the surprise exit of Captain Amarinder Singh. The final decision rests with the party's high command.
19 Sep 2021
After Amarinder Singh quits, who will be next Punjab CM?
After the surprise exit of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, speculations are rife about who will succeed him as the CM of the poll-bound state.
18 Sep 2021
Amarinder Singh quits as Punjab CM amid pressure from Congress
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today submitted his resignation from the post after meeting state Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
17 Sep 2021
Busted terror module was planning series of blasts across India
The Pakistan-backed terror operatives arrested earlier this week were planning a series of blasts across India, News18 reported citing sources.
16 Sep 2021
High alert in Punjab after Pakistan-backed terror module gets busted
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the police to be on high alert after a Pakistan-backed terror module was busted in the state.
13 Sep 2021
Punjab: Pension scheme question in Class V paper sparks row
An advertisement and questions related to the social security pension scheme of the Punjab government found mention in a Class V question paper, drawing sharp reactions from a teachers' body and the opposition SAD and AAP.
12 Sep 2021
Arvind Kejriwal elected AAP National Convenor for third consecutive term
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Sunday re-elected the National Convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party for the third consecutive term.
06 Sep 2021
Contractual employees of Punjab Roadways, PRTC launch indefinite strike
Around 8,000 contractual employees of the state-owned Punjab Roadways and Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) on Monday went on an indefinite strike, demanding regularization of their jobs.
02 Sep 2021
All is not well in Punjab Congress, says Harish Rawat
Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat on Thursday conceded that "all is not well" in the party's state unit, hinting at a brewing power tussle ahead of Assembly elections.
01 Sep 2021
Harish Rawat apologizes for 'Panj Pyare' remark
AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat on Wednesday apologized for referring to the party's Punjab leadership as Panj Pyare and will atone for his remark by sweeping the floor at a gurdwara.
01 Sep 2021
Punjabi film 'Puaada' to release on ZEE5 on September 17
Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa-starrer Punjabi romantic-comedy Puaada will have its digital premiere on ZEE5 on September 17, the streamer announced on Wednesday.
27 Aug 2021
Navjot Singh Sidhu's advisor quits amid row over Kashmir remarks
Malvinder Singh Mali on Friday quit as an advisor to Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu amid a controversy over his remarks.
24 Aug 2021
SGPC to print Guru Granth Sahib's 'saroops' abroad
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in Amritsar, Punjab has decided to set up presses abroad to print saroops, copies of holy scriptures Guru Granth Sahib.
23 Aug 2021
Amarinder Singh warns Sidhu's advisors after controversial Indira Gandhi sketch
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday summoned his advisors Malvinder Singh Mali and Pyare Lal Garg to his Patiala residence amid a controversy over their recent remarks.
14 Aug 2021
Negative RT-PCR report or full vaccination mandatory for entering Punjab
The Punjab government on Saturday announced that from Monday the state will allow entry to only those who are either fully vaccinated against coronavirus or have a negative RT-PCR report.
11 Aug 2021
Neeraj, Olympians from Punjab to be honored at felicitation function
Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Tuesday said the state government will honor Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and Tokyo Games medal winners and participants from Punjab with cash awards worth Rs. 32.67 crore at a felicitation function on August 12.
10 Aug 2021
Businessmen come together to float new party in Punjab
An industrialists' body in Ludhiana has launched a new political party and named Bharatiya Kisan Union (Chaduni) Chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni as the outfit's chief ministerial face for the 2022 Punjab assembly elections.
07 Aug 2021
Youth Akali leader shot dead in Punjab, 20 rounds fired
A leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) youth wing was shot dead in Mohali district of Punjab this morning, in a chilling crime caught on camera.
05 Aug 2021
Prashant Kishor resigns as Punjab CM's advisor ahead of polls
Ahead of the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections, political strategist Prashant Kishor has resigned as the Principal Advisor to state Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
02 Aug 2021
Schools reopen in Punjab for all classes
Schools for all classes reopened in Punjab on Monday, with physical classes resuming after a gap of a few months for pre-primary levels.
30 Jul 2021
Punjab Congress worker leaves behind note for Sidhu before suicide
A deceased Congress worker in Punjab has left behind a voice note demanding justice from newly-appointed state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
23 Jul 2021
3 Congress workers, headed to Sidhu's swearing-in, died in accident
Three Congress party workers were killed in a bus accident in Moga district of Punjab this morning, reports said.
18 Jul 2021
Sonia Gandhi names Navjot Singh Sidhu Punjab Congress chief
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was on Sunday appointed the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President after days of high drama.
18 Jul 2021
Punjab Congress MPs to meet top leaders opposing Sidhu's elevation
In a fresh bid to oppose the elevation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Congress Punjab unit chief, party MPs from the state will meet Congress' top leaders in Delhi on Sunday.
16 Jul 2021
Sidhu meets Sonia Gandhi amid Punjab Congress chief suspense
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday met party chief Sonia Gandhi as reports say the former is likely to be named the new Punjab party chief.
15 Jul 2021
Sidhu to be next Punjab Congress chief? Decision sparks row
Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to be appointed the party's state unit chief, reports said on Thursday.
13 Jul 2021
Prashant Kishor meets Gandhis; 'good news' for Punjab Congress expected
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday held a meeting with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi.
12 Jul 2021
Delhi gets respite as IMD predicts heavy rains today
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in several parts of North India, including Delhi, on Monday, even as a harsh heatwave continues to sizzle the region.
06 Jul 2021
After Punjab, Haryana Congress faces turmoil over BS Hooda
As the Indian National Congress is trying to douse the fire in its Punjab state unit, the party is now facing another crisis in the neighboring Haryana.
03 Jul 2021
AAP workers protest outside Punjab CM's house, Bhagwant Mann detained
Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers, who were staging a protest, faced water cannons just outside the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Mohali today.
03 Jul 2021
AAP workers try to gherao Punjab CM's residence
Police on Saturday used water cannon to disperse AAP workers forcing their way to gherao the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at Siswan in Mohali in protest against frequent power cuts.
01 Jul 2021
IMD issues heatwave warning for northwest Indian regions, including Delhi
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that northwestern Indian regions, including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, northern Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and northwestern Madhya Pradesh, are likely to witness heatwave conditions over the next two days.
26 Jun 2021
Chandigarh: Police uses water cannon as farmers break through barricades
Police on Saturday used a water cannon to disperse farmers as they broke through barricades at the Chandigarh-Mohali border, trying to march toward the Punjab Governor's house in Chandigarh.