From Gurdaspur to Chikmagalur, via mis-interpretation
FROM 1.93 LAKH STATISTIC TO REAL POLITICS
16.10.17 - Kamjaat Singh*

Trust the winner Congress and the loser BJP to read the wrong lessons in the Gurdaspur verdict. And never lose faith that the Akali Dal will not learn the right lessons till kingdom come.

 

If statistics could prove anything in politics, then politicians could ...

  


Govt to bring in agricultural policy in next assembly session
ALL FARMER SUICIDE FAMILIES’ CLAIMS BE SETTLED ON MONTHLY BASIS
16.10.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Monday announced a series of measures for the welfare of the farming community, including its decision to bring in a comprehensive Agricultural Policy for the state in the next session of the Vidhan Sabha.

The announcements came during high-level meetings convened by ...
  


Cabinet approves entertainment tax on DTH, local cable connections
TO EARN Rs. 45-47 CRORE ADDITIONAL REVENUE
16.10.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, has approved levy of an entertainment tax by urban and rural local bodies on DTH and local cable connections.

These local bodies will be eligible to impose and collect a nominal entertainment tax of Rs.5 per DTH connection ...
  


Ajit’s Hamdard slams SGPC over Kuldip Nayar Award Wapsi
CONTROVERSY FULL BLOWN
13.10.17 - kanwar manjit singh

FORMER RAJYA SABHA MP and media baron Barjinder Singh Hamdard has strongly condemned the SGPC’s move to withdraw the honour bestowed upon veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar and said the religious body’s step was neither justified nor something expected of it.

In a hard hitting signed editorial ...
  


CM takes stock of paddy procurement in Hoshiarpur
DIRECTS DC TO 100% LIFTING, TIMELY PAYMENT TO FARMERS
09.10.17 - TEAM PT

HOSHIARPUR: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today reviewed the progress of ongoing paddy procurement here and directed the Deputy Commissioner to ensure the payment to farmers within the stipulated time of 48 hours.

Amarinder also asked the DC to ensure lifting of crop within 72 hours.

Presiding ...
  


Captain flays Khattar for questioning role of Punjab Police in Honeypreet case
TO SHIELD HIS OWN GOVT'S FAILURES
05.10.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: CM Captain Amarinder Singh has lambasted his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar for questioning the role of the Punjab police in the Honeypreet Insaan case.

Reacting strongly to the Haryana CM’s reported statements alleging Punjab police complicity in the matter, Amarinder asked Khattar to refrain ...
  


CM rules out meters on agricultural tubewells
'SAD-BJP INDULGING IN FALSE PROPAGANDA'
25.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Flaying the Akali's for spreading false propaganda on the issue, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has categorically ruled out the installation of meters on agricultural tubewells.

The subsidy on power in the farming sector would continue, as already promised by the government, the Chief Minister ...
  


Sidhu gives financial assistance to folk singer Idu Sharif
MINISTER GIVES 2 LAKH FROM HIS OWN POCKET
25.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today visited the home of famous dhadhi folk singer and living legend Idu Sharif, who is battling paralysis, and handed over the financial assistance of Rs. 2 lakh to the singer. On the occasion of ...
  


Amarinder calls for collective efforts to promote healthcare, education in state
EDITOR SPEAKS ON CM
25.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday called for collective efforts by all sections of the society to bring Punjab back on the path of development.

Addressing a select gathering of healthcare luminaries at the launch of The Tribune coffee table book, `Doyens of Healthcare’ , ...
  


Farmers can apply for alternative site on the outskirts of Patiala city: HC
FARMERS PROTEST
21.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed extension of paramilitary deployment in Patiala city, till September 26, in view of the farmers’ protest scheduled to begin on Friday.

The court accepted the plea of Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda that the paramilitary forces, which were ...
  


Punjab Cabinet approves crop loan waiver
TO TAKE OVER ENTIRE ELIGIBLE AMOUNT
20.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to notify the crop loan waiver scheme announced by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in the state assembly in June this year.

Besides taking over the entire eligible loan amount of the farmers covered by the debt waiver ...
  


Vigilance Bureau conducts surprise check
PRELIMINARY FINDINGS CONFIRM IRREGULARITIES
19.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Punjab Vigilance Bureau teams along with road construction engineers today conducted a surprise check of airport road in SAS Nagar and found that the prescribed standards and material was not used during the construction of 200 feet road.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of ...
  


Gill commission submits 2nd interim report to Punjab CM
IDENTIFIES 47 FALSE CASES INVOLVING POLITICAL VENDETTA
19.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Singh Gill Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday submitted to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh its second interim report, which has found political vendetta involved in all the 47 cases identified by it as false.

The Commission has recommended cancellation of FIR's ...
  


Govt to crack the whip against ‘Food adulteration mafia’: Brahm Mohindra
INTENSIFY SURVEILLANCE TO NAB ERRING SELLERS
19.09.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: In the wake of coming festival season, Brahm Mohindra today issued strict instruction to the State food safety administration to keep an eagle’s eye on the production of food items besides conducting random sampling of the food items and selling of food like sweets, ...
  


6 months not enough to wipe out 10-year legacy of devastation: CM Amarinder
10 Years Of Misrule By SAD-BJP
15.09.17 - TEAM PT

Hitting Out At critics of his government’s rule, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said while six months was hardly sufficient to judge the fact was that his government had not only implemented many of its poll promises but had also set in ...
  


Cong now running away from promise of Rs 5 per unit power: SAD
After Running Away From Farm Waiver Promise
15.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said after running away from waiving off farmer loans and giving jobs to youth, the Congress government had now even run away from its commitment to supply power to the State industry at Rs five per unit.

In a ...
  


Captain launches ‘connect with your roots’ for youth abroad
WILL WEAN YOUTH AWAY FROM FALSE KHALISTANI PROPAGANDA
14.09.17 - TEAM PT

London: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced the global launch of his government’s unique `Connect with your roots’ (CYR) programme from London (UK), which he said would apprise Indian origin youth in other countries of the ground realities in Punjab and wean them ...
  


Amarinder flays BJP for misrepresenting Rahul’s remarks on dynastic rule
14.09.17 - TEAM PT

London: Even as he welcomed the NSUI victory in DUSU elections as a sign of a swing in the Congress favour, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday lashed out at the critics of party vice president Rahul Gandhi for misconstruing his statement on dynastic ...
  


Suspense Over: EC announces date for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha poll
Model Code Of Conduct Enforced
12.09.17 - TEAM PT

Election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat will be held on October 11, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Tuesday. The seat had fallen vacant following the death of BJP MP Vinod Khanna.
 
According to the poll schedule, nominations would start from September 15. The last ...
  


Khattar’s charges against Punjab in dera violence ludicrous: Capt Amarinder
DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO WRIGGLE OUT OF OWN RESPONSIBILITY
11.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Terming it a desperate and futile bid to wriggle out of his own responsibility in the matter, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has flayed his Haryana counterpart ML Khattar for blaming Punjab for the violence that followed the indictment of the Dera Sacha ...
  



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