Monthly Archives: FEBRUARY 2018


Rescind the pejorative appointment of M.K Kalohia as PSEB Chief
27.02.18 - Bir Devinder Singh

SAS Nagar: Appointment of Manohar Kant Kalohia, a retired IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as Chairman of the Punjab School Education Board is an exceedingly stupid decision of the Government of Punjab. His appointment is an insult to all the experienced educationists, academicians of high ...
  


Punjab's destroyer masquerading as its saviour: Sidhu takes a dig at Sukhbir
'PUNJAB HASN’T FORGOTTEN SAD’S ECONOMIC TERRORISM IN THE STATE'
27.02.18 - TEAM PTt

Chandigarh: Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has derided Akali leader Sukhbir Singh Badal for masquerading as the saviour of the people of Punjab after destroying their interests during his party’s 10-year misrule of the state.
 
It was hilarious that the man who was responsible for ...
  


Amarinder flays attempts to politicise OBC case through unfounded allegations
26.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has flayed attempts to politicise the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) case with unsubstantiated charges against his son-in-law, who is a minority shareholder with a mere 12.5% share in Sambhauli Sugars, and was being unnecessarily dragged into the ...
  


Order probe into son’s involvement in the “Goonda” tax scam: Khaira to Amarinder
26.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira while addressing media persons, demanded a high level impartial inquiry by either the CBI or a sitting judge of the High Court to probe charges of extortion of "Goonda” tax leveled by two major companies undertaking construction work at ...
  


Names of PPSC members & Information Commissioners recommended to Gov
22.02.18 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: A High-Powered Committee, headed by Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, on Thursday recommended six names to Governor, V. P. Singh Badnore, for appointment as members of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC). The Committee also recommended two names for appointment as Information Commissioners ...
  


CM announces Rs.100 crore for development of Amritsar city
21.02.18 - TEAM PT

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced a grant of Rs.100 crore for the execution of various development works in Amritsar, while making it clear that paucity of funds would not be allowed to scuttle the execution of these projects.

Addressing the newly ...
  


Ajit, Jagbani embroiled in dirty, all out war
I AM #1 | NO, YOU ARE LIAR, DIRTY!
15.02.18 - PT MEDIA CORRESPONDENT

NO ONE EXPECTED these two Punjabi speaking creatures to fall in love on Valentine’s Day, but the sheer intensity of their mutual hatred evoked a feeling of déjà vu.

An ugly public all out war has broken out between two of the region's leading Punjabi language ...
  


Capt Amarinder orders DGP to crackdown against Goonda tax
ZERO TOLERANCE TO CORRUPTION
15.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Taking serious note of reports of illicit collection of money from business and industry, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the Director General of Police to crack down against the so-called Goonda Tax in the state.

The Chief Minister directed the DGP to ...
  


Punjab to create separate department of mining & geology
WILL ENTAIL NO EXTRA COST
15.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government has decided to hive Mining and Geology from the Department of Industries and Commerce and set it up as a separate unit to ensure sustainable development of the sector, which is witnessing fast-paced development and has emerged as a major contributor to ...
  


Cabinet okays new tourism policy to make Punjab world-class destination
PUNJAB STATE TOURISM POLICY 2018
15.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, has approved the draft of 'Punjab State Tourism Policy, 2018', aimed at doubling the annual tourist visits and establishing the state as a world-class destination in the next five years.

Stamping its approval on the draft, ...
  


HC stays single bench’s judgment that quashed Suresh Kumar’s appointment, says “matter needs deeper deliberation”
RELIEF FOR AMARINDER | CHIDAMBARAM IN COURT
14.02.18 - PT Bureau

CHANDIGARH, February 14: In a legal twist that is likely to be seen as a boost for Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh as well as a vindication for his hand-picked senior bureaucrat Suresh Kumar, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on ...
  


New development in Suresh Kumar episode
WILL HE BE BACK?
14.02.18 - TEAM PT

'WILL HE BE BACK?,' is the question being debated in political circles of Punjab as the Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday stayed the single-judge order quashing the appointment of retired IAS officer Suresh Kumar as Chief Principal Secretary to Punjab CM Captain Amarinder ...
  


CM asks health minister to discuss with centre shifting of proposed Mohali medical college
13.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the state health minister to explore with the central government the possibility of shifting the proposed medical college in Mohali to border areas, possibly Sangrur, and to plan all future heath projects in areas that lack ...
  


CM calls for joint effort, opposition stays away from meet
GURU NANAK DEV JI'S 550TH PARKASH PURAB
12.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the Tourism and Culture Department to take on the arrangements for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji on a war footing to make it a mega success, carrying all political parties ...
  


CM welcomes Sajjan's against Khalistani movement
WILL PAVE WAY FOR BETTER RELATIONS WITH CANADA
08.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed the categorical denial by Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan of taking a pro-Khalistani stance, and congratulated Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for creating the necessary environment against secessionist forces believed to be operating from his country.

Sajjan’s statement, ...
  


PAY YOUR INCOME TAX? What an idea, sir jee!
05.02.18 - PT Bureau

Amarinder Singh comes up with revolutionary idea to save your money

Chandigarh, February 5: Punjab's Amarinder Singh government has got a brand new idea, and many are finding it refreshingly wonderful. The only problem is that so far, it is just an idea.

Here's the big idea: ...
  


No conflict of interest in Mohali land deal: CM Amarinder
ACTUALLY PURCHASED THE LAND AT DOUBLE THE DC RATE
03.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has categorically rejected any violation of the rules or conflict of interest in his Mohali land deal, accusing the opposition of unnecessarily creating a controversy to promote their vested political interests.

Is the Chief Minister not allowed to purchase ...
  


Captain Amarinder joins platinum jubilee celebrations at YPS Patiala
SCHOOL WAS ESTABLISHED BY MAHARAJA YADAVINDRA SINGH IN 1948
02.02.18 - TEAM PT

PATIALA: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday joined the faculty, students and the distinguished alumni of the Yadavindra Public School (YPS) here to celebrate the institution’s Platinum Jubilee in a spirit of festivity, marked by a colourful cultural extravaganza.

The Chief Minister was welcomed ...
  


Budget has failed to address states' concerns, farmers' distress: Punjab CM
'CENTRE HAS MISERABLY FAILED IN THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TOWARDS FARMERS'
01.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Dismissing it as non-visionary and anti-farmer, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has described the Union Budget as ‘disappointing’ for the state, with the Union Finance Minister having failed to address most of the issues raised by Punjab at the pre-budget meeting and also ...
  




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