Mann proposes portfolio rejig, Gov nod awaited

Mann proposes portfolio rejig, Gov nod awaited

Thursday, 16 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

With AAP completing one year in office, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday sought the Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s permission to rejig the portfolios of six Cabinet Ministers.   Chief Minister Mann, in a letter to the Governor, proposed to take away two key portfolios of Housing and Urban Development and Information...

Day after VB raids, Cong ex-MLA booked under Excise Act

Wednesday, 15 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

A day after Punjab Vigilance Bureau raided the residence and other properties of an IAS-turned-Congress leader Kuldeep Singh Vaid in connection with a disproportionate assets case, the Ludhiana police on Tuesday booked the former Congress MLA from Gill segment after nearly 90 liquor bottles were recovered during search. The first information...

Punjab police arrest 11,360 smugglers in eight months

Wednesday, 15 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

With the decisive war against drugs waged to root out the drugs menace entering the ninth month, Punjab Police have arrested as many as 11,360 drug smugglers, including 1,628 big fish, since July 5, 2022. The Police have registered a total of 8,458 first information reports (FIRs) of which 962...

HP budget session begins, BJP stages walkout on MLA-LAD funds

Wednesday, 15 March 2023 | PNS | Shimla

  PNS/   The first day of Himachal Pradesh Assembly’s budget session witnessed heated exchanges between the treasury and opposition benches, with the BJP staging a walkout demanding release of last installment of the MLA Local Area Development (LAD) fund for which nine legislators of the saffron party had given an adjournment motion.   Pandemonium...

Himachal Governor aims to make state free from drugs

Himachal Governor aims to make state free from drugs

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 | IANS | Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla on Tuesday said it would be his priority to make the state free from drugs and appealed to the people to cooperate at every level so that "we can save the youth from falling prey to drug abuse". Presiding over a meeting of senior officers...

Himachal budget session begins today

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 | PNS | Shimla

The 24-day budget session of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, starting from Tuesday, set to be stormy with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) all set to take on the ruling Congress over a slew of issues, including the Government's decision to shut down and denotify offices and institutions set...

Minister directs GMADA officials to designate single point of contact to facilitate investors

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

  PNS/   Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister Aman Arora on Monday met the successful bidders of recently concluded e-auction of GMADA, in which the authority has earned the highest ever revenue of a whopping ₹1935.88 Crores in a single e-auction.   Arora, addressing the function organized at Mohali Club, SAS Nagar, directed the...

Haryana Cong stages protest on many issues in Chandigarh

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana unit of the Congress party on Monday staged a protest in Chandigarh demanding a probe into the Hindenburg Report. Hundreds of Congress workers marched towards the Raj Bhavan under the leadership of Subhash Chopra, who has been appointed Haryana's convenor for the 'Hath Se Hath Jodo' campaign, Haryana Congress...

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