The bills provide for imprisonment of not less than three years for the sale or purchase of wheat or paddy below MSP, seek to prevent hoarding and black-marketing of agricultural produce, and to exempt farmers from the attachment of land up to 2.5 acres.
A resolution against the contentious farm laws was moved on Tuesday by the Leader of the House on the second day of a special Assembly session in Chandigarh
Punjab to bring legislation to counter Centre's farm laws; to hold special Assembly session on 19 October
Farmers protesting in the state have expressed apprehensions that the Centre's new laws will pave way for removing MSP and leave them at the mercy of big corporates
India sees over 75,000 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate at 76.24%; Bengal observes 'strict' lockdown
The health ministry said that the COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 76.24 percent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.83 percent in India
SAD, BJP, Congress MLAs clash inside Punjab Assembly over non-payment of compensation to Amritsar train tragedy victims
The Punjab Assembly witnessed unruly scenes on Monday between members of ruling Congress and the Akali-BJP over the Amritsar train accident last year where 60 people died
Punjab Assembly passes resolution seeking apology from British govt for 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre
Punjab Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra moved the resolution to seek an apology from the British government for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, and political parties, cutting across party lines, supported it.
Protests erupt in Punjab Assembly over Navjot Singh Sidhu's Pulwama remark; SAD burns photos of him hugging Pak army chief
Before the start of the Punjab Budget session, Akali leaders led by Bikram Singh Majithia burnt the photographs of Navjot Singh Sidhu including those in which he is seen hugging the Pakistan Army chief, outside the House
Ruckus over Ludhiana gangrape stalls Punjab Assembly; law and order deteriorated under Congress govt, says Opposition
Insisting that the law and order situation had been maintained effectively during the last two years of his government, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said three of the six persons involved in gang-rape incident had been arrested.
Sukhpal Singh Khaira resigns from AAP; MLA from Punjab's Bolath claims party has 'totally deviated' from its ideology
Sukhpal Singh Khaira, who was suspended from AAP in November last year for indulging in "anti-party" activities, sent his resignation letter to national convener Arvind Kejriwal.
Daily Bulletin: Kartarpur Corridor row over Navjot Sidhu's 'captain' remark likely to rock Punjab Assembly; Narendra Modi in Rajasthan today; top stories of the day
3 December, 2018: Kartarpur Corridor controversy likely to rock Punjab Assembly; Narendra Modi to address rallies in Rajasthan, while Rahul Gandhi will likely campaign in Telangana; World celebrated Disability Day today; here are the top stories for the day.
Punjab Police 'cracks' murder case of AAP candidate for Zilla Parishad polls, says no political motive involved
The Punjab Police have said that there was no political motive behind the killing of Harvinder Singh Hinda, contradicting the AAP's stand.
AAP candidate for Zilla Parishad polls found murdered in Punjab's Bathinda; Congress accused of using force to win elections
Meanwhile, AAP MLA and leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Harpal Singh Cheema sought immediate arrest of those who killed Hinda and accused the Congress of trying to win the Zila Parishad elections by using force and threatening people.
Ranjit Singh Commission report: Parkash Singh Badal says he never ordered police firing after Bargari desecration incident
Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal said he had asked the police to quell the 2015 protests after the Bargari desecration incident with discussion and dialogue.
Shiromani Akali Dal members walk out of Punjab Assembly as Congress alleges Badals knew of Behbal Kalan firing, sacrilege
Punjab Assembly witnessed an uproar as Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and members of SAD traded charges over the sacrilege of religious texts and members of the Shiromani Akali Dal walked out of the assembly and conducted a mock session in the waiting area.
Uproar expected in Punjab as Amarinder govt moves to table bill introducing amends to Section 295 AA blasphemy law today
The Punjab government's proposed decision to amend Section 295 AA, a law which makes acts of sacrilege against the holy books — Guru Granth Sahib, Gita, Quran, Bible — of major religions punishable with life imprisonment, is expected to cause quite an uproar as the bill will be tabled in Punjab assembly on Tuesday.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said his party is preparing to enter electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
The Cabinet has decided to hold the next session of Punjab Assembly on 24 August. The state's governor has been authorised to convene the session
The Punjab assembly Speaker assured the AAP delegation that he would take up the issue with the Centre
AAP wants vigilance probe into illegal sand mining in Punjab; suggests app to allow citizens to report such cases
Main opposition party AAP urged Punjab government to order a vigilance probe into illegal mining in the state and demanded that the government should take over the business of sand and gravel mining to curb the illegal practice
Shiromani Akali Dal legislators attacked the Congress government for not implementing its promise of debt waiver for farmers in Punjab