Monthly Archives: APRIL 2017


SAD slams Captain for not visiting Darbar Sahib even forty days after taking Oath
27.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said it was unfortunate and untoward that Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh had forsaken his religious and social duty to visit Sri Harmandir Sahib and Durgiana Mandir after taking oath of office forty days back.

In a statement issued, ...
  


BJP extended full support to Punjab govt on SYL; Claims Congress
27.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Punjab unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended its full support to the Captain Amarinder Singh government on the critical SYL issue, as well as other matters of vital interest to the state, this was claimed in a Punjab Government press release issued ...
  


Wanted gangster involved in Nabha jailbreak case arrested
26.04.17 - TEAM PT

In a major breakthrough, the Intelligence Wing of Punjab Police have arrested a wanted gangster involved in the Nabha jailbreak case.
 
Gangster Sukhchain Singh was arrested after the Organised Crime Intelligence Unit intercepted a car on the Nabha-Sangrur road following intelligence inputs, Assistant Inspector General of ...
  


3rd party audit of all municipal works over Rs.10cr launched in past 3 years: Amarinder
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Captain Amarinder Singh government has decided to get a third-party technical and financial audit done by some reputed firms of all municipal works valuing over Rs.10 crore, undertaken in the past three years, to identify lapses and take appropriate action as needed.

This was decided ...
  


Capt Amarinder decides to ban use of plastic in Punjab
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environment.

A notification to this effect will be issued after a formal approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken on Tuesday at the Local Government Department ...
  


SAD castigates Manpreet Badal for giving green signal to mafia raj
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today castigated finance minister Manpreet Badal for giving a clean signal for political mafia raj in Punjab by stating that one needed to be in politics to do business in the State.
 
In a statement here, former finance minister and SAD ...
  


Gender based discrimination, violence an ugly blot on society; needs to be removed: Sandhu
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

"It is a stark reality of our so called modern society that despite all the efforts, the gender based discrimination and violence has ceased to abate. Though our all religious scriptures preach equality for man and woman at every level but the truth is that ...
  


Ensure level playing field for new, existing industries: Amarinder
25.04.17 - TEAM PT

In a bid to offer a level playing field in the industry sector in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed authorities to give same concessions to existing industry as well as new one.
 
He directed the department of industries to provide the same concessions to ...
  


Punjab heading towards worst ever farming crisis since independence:  BJP
24.04.17 - TEAM PT

Weather is playing havoc with the farmers of Punjab, so is the Congress led Govt in Punjab, together both are bent upon ruining the farmers, if not corrected Punjab will face worst ever farming/ agricultural crisis since independence, said State Vice President Bharatiya Janata Party ...
  


To break Militant-Gangster nexus, Amarinder okays Anti-terror squad
24.04.17 - TEAM PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has given the go-ahead for setting up an Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), as part of the Intelligence Wing, to break the nexus flourishing between militants and gangsters in the state’s prisons.

His government, which has already cracked down on terrorists and ...
  


Amarinder failed to make use of Niti Aayog meeting to press for Punjab’s Demands: SAD
24.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said it was unfortunate that Punjab had failed to use the Niti Aayog meeting presided over by the Prime Minister to make a claim for special funds for the State as well as an action plan to take its ...
  


Rajnath meets Captain; agrees to relook Sikh blacklists
22.04.17 - TEAM PT

In a major step towards getting the blacklisted Sikh youth back into the mainstream of the society, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday suggested doing away with the system of making such lists on religious lines.

Accepting that the current system was damaging to ...
  


Oye, Bas Kar Yaar! Inne RTI?-  SIC
21.04.17 - TEAM PT

The State Information Commission, Punjab during the hearing of a case directed Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana to ignore the RTI applications filed by Amarjit Singh Dhamotia of Ludhiana, who has filed more than 500 applications under RTI act and disrupted the routine work of the MC, ...
  


Another Passport Office to come up in Nawanshahr
21.04.17 - TEAM PT

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today agreed to a demand by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for opening up another passport office in Punjab to facilitate NRIs, the state government said today. 

During a meeting with Singh, Swaraj also assured to look into the issue of blacklisted ...
  


Punjab Govt enhances OBC quota in Educational institutions from 5% to 10%
19.04.17 - TEAM PT

Implementing another of its poll promises, the Punjab government has announced increase in reservation of OBCs in educational institutions from 5% to 10%.
             
The reservation quota for members of the backward classes has also been similarly enhanced in technical and ...
  


Punjab Cabinet frames rules curbing excesive fee increase in private schools
19.04.17 - TEAM PT

Private schools in Punjab will not be able to increase fees by more than 8 per cent annually as the state Cabinet today gave its nod to the rules for regulation of fee of unaided educational Institutions. 
 
Government on Wednesday paved the way for rationalisation of ...
  


Govt takes away the control of Saragarhi Memorial from Nanaksar Dera; To handover to a trust
19.04.17 - TEAM PT

THE PUNJAB Cabinet on Wednesday decided to hand over the management of the Saragarhi Memorial/Gurdwara to the administration of Saragarhi Memorial Management Trust, Ferozepur, to ensure better upkeep of the historic site.
 
The Trust comprises highly revered serving army men as well as ex-servicemen as its ...
  


I appreciate Capt. Amarinder's efforts to depoliticize civil and police administration: Khaira
17.04.17 - Sukhpal Singh Khaira*

As we are aware, the Badal clan had completely and shamelessly politicized the entire civil and police administration mechanism of the state for the past ten years. The police particularly was grossly misused as a private militia by them to settle personal scores with their ...
  


Call Vigilance Bureau at 1800-1800-1000 to complaint against corrupt officials
17.04.17 - team pt

In a spree to end corruption from Government offices, one of the promises made by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh with the people of the state, Punjab Vigilance Bureau today launches its toll free number 1800-1800-1000 to receive complaints regarding corruption by public servants. 
 
Revealing this ...
  


90 ASP/Dy SPs level Police Officers transferred in Punjab
17.04.17 - team pt

The Punjab Government has issued transfer and posting orders of 90 ASP/Dy SPs level Police Officers on administrative grounds with immediate effect.
 
Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said that Dalbir Singh has been transferred and posted as ACP/Central/Jalandhar, Manpreet Singh as ACP/Special Branch/Jalandhar, Surinder Pal ...
  



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