Saturday, 18 March 2023 | PNS

Punjab presented gender equality budget for the first time: Minister Chandigarh: Punjab Government has presented a gender budget for the first time to eliminate gender-based inequality and equal distribution of resources in the state, said the state Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Dr Baljit Kaur on Friday adding that the...

Haryana Budget session’s second leg to begin today

Friday, 17 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

The second leg of Haryana Vidhan Sabha’s budget session will commence on Friday and will continue till March 22. While the focus of the second part of the Budget Session will be on demand for grants and passage of the State Budget, the opposition parties — Congress and INLD —...

Kotkapura Police Firing Case: Court allows bail to senior Badal, denies relief to Sukhbir

Friday, 17 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

A Faridkot district court, pronouncing order on Thursday, granted bail to the five-time former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the Kotkapura police firing case, while rejecting the same for his son and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal.   The Court of Rajiv Kalra, Additional Session Judge in Faridkot, also directed the...

Haryana CM launches Mukhyamantri Vyapari Kshatipurti Yojana

Friday, 17 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

‘Traders having annual turnover of less than Rs 20L to get free CA certificates’   PNS/   Launching Vyapari Kshatipurti Yojana in Chandigarh, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday announced that the traders having annual turnover of below Rs 20 lakhs will now get the CA certificate ‘free of cost’ from the...

Working not for forming next govt but for welfare of next generations: Mann

Friday, 17 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

Listing his Government’s achievements — right from offering 300 free units of power to introducing MSP on moong to setting up mohalla clinics and tackling corruption, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had fulfilled its promises in the first year of its...

Hry Govt chalks out plan to tackle heat wave: Chief Secretary

Thursday, 16 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

  PNS/   With rising temperatures, Haryana Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal on Wednesday said that the State Government has geared its machinery to tackle the heat wave.   Kaushal, who called a meeting to chalk out the heat wave action plan with the Metrological Experts, Deputy Commissioners, and Administrative Secretaries of Public Health Engineering, Power,...

Haryana CM announces increase in honorariums of sarpanches, panches

Thursday, 16 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

  PNS   Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday announced to increase the honorariums of sarpanches from Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000; and panches from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,600 by linking it with dearness allowance (DA) on the lines of government employees. Besides, the sarpanches (village heads) will now be...

Ups and Downs of AAP’s One Year in Power

Thursday, 16 March 2023 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Law and order, rise of radicals, debt burden — major challenges A year after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power with a promise of badlav (change) in Punjab with a thumping majority, it did not score high in all the state subjects, but its overall performance by and large remained impressive....

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