Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said there is no one more suited than Sonu Sood to inspire and influence people to take the vaccine.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh condemned the attack on Arun Narang and also warned of strict action against anyone trying to disturb peace in the state
COVID-19: Punjab CM asks Centre to start vaccinating younger people as 81% samples test positive for UK strain
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urged Centre to widen the vaccination ambit to cover those under 60 years of age as the UK mutant of the virus has been found to be infecting young people more
Maharashtra mulls lockdown, Delhi and Punjab announce curbs as COVID cases spike; Europe resumes using AstraZeneca jab
From ramping up vaccination capacity to imposing a night curfew, state governments are seeking to curb the looming "second wave"
Coronavirus News Update: Maharashtra surpasses 2020 peak with 25,833 fresh cases; Kejriwal asks Centre to relax vaccine rules
This grim situation comes in the backdrop of a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, and various state governments implementing measures to curb the infections on war footing
Stating that the coronavirus situation in Punjab is critical, chief minister Amarinder Singh warned people of more stringent measures if they don't follow precautionary protocol
Coronavirus News Update: India administers over 1.8 cr vaccine doses; Maharashta and Kerala top in daily cases
The health ministry said that Kerala, UP, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu are the top five states showing a decline in active cases in the last one month, while Maharashtra, Punjab, MP, Haryana and Delhi are the top states showing a rise in active cases
The CM also assured that his government would make all necessary arrangements for the safety of players amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kishor had also handled the Congress poll campaign in the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections. In the last polls, Congress had stormed to power, bagging 77 seats in the 117-member assembly
Farmers' protests: Punjab govt sets up helpline to track people who went missing after Republic Day rally
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh also said that 70 lawyers have been appointed to ensure legal aid to farmers booked by the Delhi Police
Farmers protest: Amarinder Singh calls for all-party meeting in Punjab on 2 Feb to show united front over stir
The parties are likely to discuss the Republic Day violence, 'the attack on farmers at the Singhu border, and the massive vilification campaign against the farmers' in the meeting
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021: History, significance of day honouring contribution of Overseas Indian community
This year, amid the COVID-19 surge, Non-Resident Indians across the globe are coming together to celebrate the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in a virtual format
Singh said that Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore fell for the BJP's diversionary tactics and summoned his officers rather than seeking a direct report from him as Punjab's home minister
Farm protests: Hooligans destroying mobile towers are denting India's image and harming farmers' cause
These incidents are taking place at a time when Indian recession-hit economy is struggling to turn around and looking for foreign investments. The violence and vandalism make a mockery of India’s effort to showcase itself as a 'land of opportunity' and undermine efforts to be a part of global supply chains.
Farmers' Protests: Centre, farmers to hold next round of talks on Wednesday; agri laws and MSP to be discussed
Meanwhile, a group of farmers raised slogans against Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal and tried to gherao him when he visited Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab
Farmers' protest gives Congress another shot at revival, but party has to show consistency, tenacity
It is clear that the Congress senses that the present anger of farmers can be channelised to push the BJP into a corner
Bar Council of Delhi urges PM to repeal farm laws, raises concern over transfer of power to bureaucrats
Senior advocate Ramesh Gupta said the government should have taken lawyers into confidence as 'farm laws are simply not related to routine revenue matters, but contractual and commercial ones too'
Won't talk to Khattar until he apologises for 'inflicting brutality' on farmers, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
Questioning the Haryana govt's decision of not allowing farmers to go peacefully to Delhi, Amarinder Singh said that Haryana chief minister ML Khattar had no business interfering in the affair
Over 25 cr join nationwide strike against Centre's farm, labour laws; farmers face tear gas, water cannons on march to Delhi
While tension prevailed in Delhi and Haryana as farmers marched to the National Capital, states like Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura, Puducherry, Assam, and Telangana witnessed a complete shutdown on Thursday
Centre issues COVID-19 'Surveillance, Containment and Caution' guidelines for Dec; cases climb past 92 lakh
As per the new guidelines, states and UTs can impose local restrictions like night curfews but will have to consult the Centre before imposing lockdown in areas outside containment zones.