Articles about Punjab Assembly

Punjab: Amarinder Singh reaches Delhi; calls Sidhu 'unstable man'

28 Sep 2021

Punjab: Amarinder Singh reaches Delhi; calls Sidhu 'unstable man'

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called Navjot Singh Sidhu an "unstable man" after the latter dramatically resigned as Punjab Congress chief.

Punjab CM Channi allocates ministerial portfolios: Here's who gets what

28 Sep 2021

Punjab CM Channi allocates ministerial portfolios: Here's who gets what

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi allocated portfolios to his ministers on Tuesday.

'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking

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.

Punjab government introduces resolution against Centre's farm laws

20 Oct 2020

Punjab government introduces resolution against Centre's farm laws

Punjab became the first opposition-ruled state to introduce a resolution against the Centre's three farm laws, that stirred massive protests in the state.

Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

17 Jan 2020

Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

Another non-BJP governed state has come on-board to take constitutional action against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

13 Apr 2019

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Saturday, April 13, marked the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, one of the darkest days of British rule in India in which innocents were killed by a ruthless general.

Former Army Chief JJ Singh resigns from Akali Dal

12 Dec 2018

Former Army Chief JJ Singh resigns from Akali Dal

Former Army Chief Gen JJ Singh today resigned from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) citing personal reasons.

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

21 Nov 2018

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, which is probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in the state, following cases of sacrilege in Faridkot.

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

18 Nov 2018

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

Hookah bars have been permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a Bill from the state to check use of tobacco.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sushma on Kartarpur Sahib

09 Nov 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sushma on Kartarpur Sahib

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of opening the corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur Sahib with the Pakistan government.

AAP Punjab-leader revolts against party, Kejriwal calls it "internal matter"

02 Nov 2018

AAP Punjab-leader revolts against party, Kejriwal calls it "internal matter"

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal played down the dissidence led by party MLA Sukhpal Khaira in its Punjab unit, terming it as the "party's internal matter".

11,855 candidates contesting for 849 seats in upcoming Pakistan elections

03 Jul 2018

11,855 candidates contesting for 849 seats in upcoming Pakistan elections

As many as 11,855 candidates are in the fray for 849 general seats of Pakistan's national and provincial assemblies in the July-25 elections.

Punjab to recommend death penalty for drug smugglers, peddlers

02 Jul 2018

Punjab to recommend death penalty for drug smugglers, peddlers

On Monday, the Punjab government recommended the death penalty for people convicted in drug smuggling and peddling cases.

Delhi Pollution: Delhi AAP opposes, while Punjab AAP supports crop-burning

09 Nov 2017

Delhi Pollution: Delhi AAP opposes, while Punjab AAP supports crop-burning

Delhi is facing dangerous levels of smog. To combat this, Delhi government will implement the odd-even scheme during November 13-17.

Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

06 Apr 2017

Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

A mechanical engineer from IIT-Delhi, Ashish Kumar, is currently developing hybrid airplanes in the United States of America and wants to sell the same in India for 1,100-km-long regional flights by early 2020s.

"New" Punjab Assembly: Capt. Amarinder Singh and MLAs take oath

26 Mar 2017

"New" Punjab Assembly: Capt. Amarinder Singh and MLAs take oath

Newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and MLAs took oath on the first day of their maiden session of the 15th Punjab Assembly.

Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM

16 Mar 2017

Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab CM

Captain Amarinder Singh was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Punjab alongside 9 cabinet ministers.

Amarinder Singh to be Punjab CM

13 Mar 2017

Amarinder Singh to be Punjab CM

Senior Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh is likely to become the next Chief Minister of Punjab on March 16. He said he will speak to Rahul Gandhi about forming a new government.

Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress wins landslide victory in Punjab

11 Mar 2017

Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress wins landslide victory in Punjab

The Election Commission has declared that the Congress has won 77 out of Punjab's 117 assembly seats getting the majority required to form the government.

Shehbaz Sharif target of suicide bombing: Pak Minister

15 Feb 2017

Shehbaz Sharif target of suicide bombing: Pak Minister

Law Minister of Punjab Rana Sanaullah said that according to intelligence reports, the target of the suicide bomber was Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of PM Nawaz Sharif.

14 killed in Lahore Assembly blasts

14 Feb 2017

14 killed in Lahore Assembly blasts

A suicide bomb attack outside of Lahore Assembly killed 14 people including senior police officers and injured 73.

Bomb explosion on Lahore's Mall Road

13 Feb 2017

Bomb explosion on Lahore's Mall Road

According to reports, a bomb has exploded outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore in the midst of a large protest in the area.

AAP releases manifesto for Punjab elections

27 Jan 2017

AAP releases manifesto for Punjab elections

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released an election manifesto for the upcoming Punjab Polls.