Punjab’s wheat procurement initiative garners support for agricultural reforms

The recent move by the Punjab government to designate 11 private silos as wheat purchase centers has been hailed as a significant step towards agricultural reform.

CRPF cover for Kerala Governor sparks debate on jurisdictional authority

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A contentious decision to assign CRPF security to Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has ignited a broader debate on the jurisdictional boundaries between the Centre and state governments, challenging the principles of cooperative federalism. The central government’s move to provide central paramilitary cover for Khan, citing concerns about the effectiveness of the State law enforcement’s […]

Centre only wants to humiliate sacrifices of Punjab’s martyrs: Bhagwant Mann

NEW DELHI: Slamming the Centre for rejecting the Republic Day tableau of Punjab, Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann accused it of demeaning and humiliating the sacrifices made by the state during the freedom struggle, on Wednesday. “This is not the first time but last year also the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government had done […]

Every beneficiary should receive govt benefits without nepotism: Punjab CM Mann

NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Wednesday asked the officers of the state government to ensure that the benefits provided by the government are allocated and sent to every authentic beneficiary. Chairing a meeting with the Administrative Secretaries of all the departments, the CM said that the state government is committed to […]

Punjab CM Mann directs police to intensify war on drugs

NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann instructed the police to intensify the crusade against the drug menace in the state to turn it into a drug-free state, on Tuesday. While chairing a meeting of Police Commissioners and Senior Superintendents of Police, Mann directed them to adopt a zero-tolerance policy against drugs, stating that the […]

Punjab Cabinet approves two-day assembly session set for November 28-29

The Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, approved the summoning of the fifth Session of the 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha on November 28-29. The decision was made during the Council of Ministers’ meeting chaired by the Chief Minister at his office in Punjab Civil Secretariat-I. The session will commence with obituary references […]

Hoshiarpur residents applaud Bhagwant Mann govt for unprecedented development in Punjab

NEW DELHI: Residents in Hoshiarpur are celebrating the Punjab government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, for spearheading an array of developmental projects totaling Rs 867 crore in the constituency. They anticipate a transformative era of progress and growth as a result of these initiatives. Ashok Kumar, a resident from Mankadheri village, hailed the Chief […]

Kejriwal’s vision: Punjab’s industrial growth to outpace China

NEW DELHI: At a time when India and China are engaged in a tense face-off along the LoC, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has laid out a vision for Punjab, which includes an ambitious target of the state overtaking China in industrial growth. ‘This spirit if utilized properly can be duly used for taking […]

AAP seeks to give ‘electric shock’ to Congress, BJP in Chhattisgarh

BJP, Congress could have given free electricity in Chhattisgarh in the last 20 years, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal as AAP gears up to contest state assembly elections

CM Mann seeks PM Modi’s intervention in water dispute with Himachal

Sharing of water is an inter-state dispute and no unilateral directions can be issued to share the waters by the states: Mann