Capt calls for disaster mgmt committee meet to assess Rabi damage due to rain, winds

Capt calls for disaster mgmt committee meet to assess Rabi damage due to rain, winds

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Taking serious note of the damage to crops resulting from unseasonable rain and winds, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday called for an urgent meeting of the Disaster Management Committee to assess the extent of the losses. High-speed winds and rainfall on April 16 and 17 had caused damage...

Liquor and cash seized amounting to Rs 11.95 cr

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana joint chief electoral officer Inder Jeet on Friday said that so far, liquor and cash amount of Rs 11,95,19,543 (Rs 11.95 cr) has been seized by the Haryana Police, Excise and Income Tax Departments after the announcement of Lok Sabha polls. He said that the cash amount of Rs 1,23,60,915...

JJP leader Dushyant Chautala to contest from Hisar constituency

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Jannayak Janta Party leader Dushyant Chautala will seek re-election from Hisar Lok Sabha constituency. The JJP, which is contesting the Lok Sabha polls in alliance with Aam Aadmi Party in Haryana, announced four party candidates on Thursday. Dushyant, who was the youngest MP in the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014, will...

EC’s third eye to keep watch on poll activities across Punjab

Friday, 19 April 2019 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Election watchdog’s third eye will keep a close watch on the poll activities across Punjab. As many as 117 vehicles, fitted with cameras, will zip across the length and breadth of the State to help the Election Commission monitor and supervise the elections. Implemented only in Punjab till now, as many...

Poll Buzz

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS

People will give another chance to Modi: HP CM Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said people have made up their mind that once again the reins of the nation should be handed over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Thakur said in a statement that in five...

Badals & Capt should focus on peoples' issues instead of engaging in Twitter war

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

AAP Punjab unit president and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann on Thursday said that the instead of indulging in mutual war of words on Twitter advising each other to learn lessons from history over the Jallianwala Bagh carnage and the man behind this human tragedy, both Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh...

Jagmeet Brar to join SAD today

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Two decades after Jagmeet Brar defeated Sukhbir Badal from Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency, the two leaders are all set to shake hands “officially” on Friday. Brar, once a prominent Congress leader in Punjab and a known ardent critic of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, on Thursday made an official announcement of...

Union Minister Birender Singh and wife seek votes for son

Thursday, 18 April 2019 | PNS | Jind

Launching the election campaign for his son Brijendra Singh, Union Steel Minister and Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh on Wednesday said that he is passing on the baton to his son and the people of the state should extend the same support to his son that they gave him all...

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14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

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14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer