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Oct 04, 2018
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national policy to curb 'drug menace' after Navjot Sidhu's remarks on legalising opiumCongress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday created a new controversy by calling for the legalisation of opium in the state.
Sep 25, 2018
At least 11 people dead due to landslides, flash floods caused by heavy rainfall in North India; 'red alert' issued in PunjabRed alert issued in Punjab and Incessant rains triggered flash floods and landslides in hill states of northern India, with at least 11 people killed on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.
Sep 09, 2018
NCW demands action against MLA PC George after he calls Kerala nun 'prostitute' for accusing bishop of rapeNational Commission for Women chief Rekha Sharma lashed out at Kerala MLA PC George over his derogatory comments about the rape victim nun from Kerala.
Aug 16, 2018
Amarinder Singh announces projects worth over 3,600 crore for Punjab's Ludhiana; PM promises better water, medical facilitiesPunjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced several development projects worth over 3,600 crore for Ludhiana. He promised 24 hours water facilities and better medical facilities
Jul 02, 2018
Punjab recommends death penalty for drug smuggling and peddling following public pressureThe Punjab government on Monday decided to recommend to the Centre to provide for death penalty for drug peddlers and smugglers. The decision to make the recommendation to the Centre was taken by in a meeting of the Punjab Cabinet chaired by the chief minister Amarinder Singh.
Apr 11, 2018
Nanak Shah Fakir director decides against releasing controversial film in Punjab following backlash from Akali TakhtPunjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh says state does not need to intervene in the release of Nanak Shah Fakir even after Supreme Court's order.
Nov 27, 2017
Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi, seeks expansion of scheme for victims of terrorist violencePunjab CM Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek expansion of the central scheme for assistance to victims of terrorist
Nov 20, 2017
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh says Opposition should not criticise 'for the sake of criticism'With political opponents questioning his style of functioning and Punjab government's performance, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said while it welcomed healthy criticism, the Opposition should refrain from criticism just for the sake of criticism.
Nov 16, 2017
Punjab govt to set up 400 processing plants to convert paddy straw into bio-energy to curb pollutionPunjab government on Wednesday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Chennai-based company to set up 400 processing plants for converting paddy straw into bio-energy
Oct 23, 2017
NIA to begin its probe into killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain next week: Punjab DGPPunjab's director general of Police (DGP) Suresh Arora has said the national investigation agency (NIA) will start its probe into the killing of RSS leader