Articles about Punjab Government
01 Oct 2021
Sidhu part of three-member panel formed to end Punjab deadlock
The Congress party has decided to set up a three-member panel to resolve the deadlock over key government appointments and new Cabinet Ministers in poll-bound Punjab.
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.
28 Sep 2021
Navjot Singh Sidhu quits as Punjab Congress chief
Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday resigned as the chief of Punjab Congress, merely two months after taking charge of the top job.
27 Sep 2021
Punjab CM surprises newly-married couple, stops vehicle to wish them
A newly-married couple was in for a pleasant surprise when Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday stopped his vehicle to wish them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
03 Jul 2019
Honey Singh in legal trouble for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'
Rapper Honey Singh, who recently made his comeback after a hiatus, landed in legal trouble for his song Makhna, which was released last December.
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.
29 Oct 2018
Kejriwal blames Center, Haryana, Punjab governments for Delhi's pollution
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Center, and the Governments of Haryana and Punjab today for the severe air pollution in Delhi, alleging that they were not ready to do anything despite the all-out efforts by the Aam Aadmi Party government.
20 Oct 2018
No permission granted for Dussehra event at Amritsar accident-site: Officials
The Amritsar Municipal Corporation said no permission was granted to hold Dussehra celebrations at 'Dhobi ghat' ground in Amritsar a day after the train tragedy,
20 Oct 2018
#AmritsarTrainTragedy: UN chief Guterres, Canada's Trudeau condole death of victims
United Nations chief, Antonio Guterres, has expressed his deepest condolences to the families and friends of over 60 people who died in a train accident in Amritsar, Punjab terming the incident as "tragic".
29 Sep 2018
BJP to start agitation against Punjab government from Oct 2
The BJP unit in Punjab yesterday announced a state-wide agitation from October 2 against the Amarinder Singh government accusing it of failing on all fronts.
15 Sep 2018
Punjab HC allows SAD to hold 'Pol Khol' rally tomorrow
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted permission to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to hold a rally at Faridkot tomorrow.
15 Aug 2018
Punjab CM announces Rs. 3,600cr-worth development projects for Ludhiana
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today announced a slew of development projects worth over Rs. 3,600cr for Ludhiana district, ranging from infrastructure to water supply and industries to education.
04 Aug 2018
Punjab-govt delaying AIIMS-Bhatinda over 'petty politics': Union Minister Harsimrat Badal
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today alleged that the Punjab government was deliberately delaying the commissioning of Rs. 925cr AIIMS Bathinda project due to "petty politics".
05 Jul 2018
Punjab's drug-test rule should begin with Rahul Gandhi: Harsimrat Kaur
A controversy has broken out in the political circles of Punjab after a fresh decision by the government mandating drug tests for all employees.
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.
09 Apr 2018
Punjab: CBSE yet to announce postponed board exam dates
The CBSE is yet to announce new dates for the Class 10 and Class 12 examinations that were postponed in Punjab in view of the "Bharat Bandh" on April 2, leaving the students and parents anxious.
13 Feb 2018
In Congress's Punjab, coin toss decides teachers' postings
In a shocking incident, Punjab's technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi took to tossing a coin to decide on the right candidate, when two teachers were vying for the same post in a polytechnic institute.
08 Aug 2017
Ludhiana government website publishes details of 20,000 Aadhaar holders
On one hand, activists are fighting the Centre over its mandatory Aadhaar rules citing privacy concerns; on the other, ironically, government authorities just keep making their case stronger.
08 Aug 2016
RSS Vice-President shot at in Punjab
Vice-President of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Jagdish Gagneja, was shot on 6th August, 2016 in Jalandhar.