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Jakhar to attend Cong state chiefs' meet on Kashmir

Chandigarh, Aug. 8 -- The Congress has called a meeting of its state chiefs and party general secretaries in New Delhi on Friday, a day before crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) t... Read More


Salary Rs.13L, tax on perks Rs.17L: Bill tweak to benefit CM most

Chandigarh, Aug. 7 -- It was Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal who had mooted the idea that Punjab's MLAs - 81% of whom are millionaires - pay income tax on their salaries. After chief minister C... Read More


Punjab minister says every 2nd inmate in state jails is a drug convict

India, Aug. 7 -- The Opposition Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday in Chandigarh tried to corner the Congress government on recent incident ofarsoninLudhiana jailand murder of sacrilege accused Mohinder Singh... Read More


'Wrong to arrest Kashmiri leaders,' says Capt Amarinder Singh

India, Aug. 7 -- Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday protested the arrest of Kashmiri political leaders 'at the behest of a political party which had vehemently opposed the arrest... Read More


Punjab tweaks bill, govt to bear Rs 17 lakh tax liability on CM's perks

India, Aug. 6 -- It was Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal who had mooted the idea that Punjab's MLAs - 81% of whom are millionaires - pay income tax on their salaries. After chief minister Captai... Read More


Fireworks at CLP meet, Razia stops short of slapping MLA

Chandigarh, Aug. 6 -- The second meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) held before the last day of the five-day monsoon session of the Punjab assembly on Monday saw fireworks with ministers ... Read More


Fireworks at CLP meet, Razia stops short of slapping MLA

Chandigarh, Aug. 6 -- The second meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) held before the last day of the five-day monsoon session of the Punjab assembly on Monday saw fireworks with ministers ... Read More


Fireworks at Punjab Congress meet; ministers, MLAs air grievances

India, Aug. 6 -- The second meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) held before the last day of the five-day monsoon session of the Punjab assembly saw fireworks with ministers taking up cudge... Read More


Spate of drug deaths: Year after, govt's big plans remain on paper

Chandigarh, Aug. 5 -- Last year, when Punjab was hit by a spate of drug overdose deaths, the Captain Amarinder Singh government had announced a slew of measures to combat the drug menace and to blunt ... Read More


Spate of drug deaths: Year after, govt's big plans remain on paper

Chandigarh, Aug. 4 -- Last year, when Punjab was hit by a spate of drug overdose deaths, the Captain Amarinder Singh government had announced a slew of measures to combat the drug menace and to blunt ... Read More