Monthly Archives: MAY 2017

CM must accept resignation of Rana Gurjit immediately: Bir Devinder
29.05.17 08:56 as Politics - team pt

Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh is left with no other option but to accept the resignation of the of Irrigation & Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh whose probity is in question said Bir Devinder Singh, former Deputy Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha

Bir said in a statement ...

CM orders judicial inquiry into charges against Rana Gurjit
29.05.17 08:46 as CM - team pt

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered the setting up a one man judicial commission to probe the allegations of impropriety against Irrigation & Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh in the multi-crore sand mining auctions conducted recently by the state government.
The inquiry would ...

Amarinder speaks to Rajasthan CM over assault on four Sikhs in Ajmer
27.05.17 13:50 as CM - TEAM PT

Taking a serious view of the reported merciless assault on four Sikh men in Ajmer, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday spoke to his Rajasthan counterpart, Vasundhara Raje Scindia, to seek her personal intervention in ensuring a thorough probe into the incident of ...

Rana Gurjit Sand Mining Controversy: Activist demands action from CM against bureaucrat and review of E-bids
27.05.17 08:10 as CM - team pt

In a new twist to the Benami sand mining contract awarded to the ‘kitchen-help’ of Punjab Power Minister, Rana Gurjit Singh, leading Public Interest Litigation (PIL) activist lawyer H. C. Arora today demanded from Chief Minister Punjab the removal of Addl. Chief Secretary, Industry and ...

Amarinder gives go-ahead to bike taxis to generate employment for youth
26.05.17 18:07 as General - TEAM PT

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced his government’s decision to allow pillion or bike taxis as a means to generate employment for youth, to fulfill another key Congress poll manifesto promise.

The Chief Minister has given in-principle approval to the initiative, which will be ...

Goverment tourist complexes to get a fresh lease of life: Navjot Sidhu
26.05.17 18:00 as Tourism - TEAM PT

The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today reiterated that the now closed tourist complexes owned by the Punjab Government would be given a fresh lease of life. These tourist complexes are situated on very apt and attractive locations in and outside ...

K.P.S. Gill, former Punjab police Chief dies at 82
26.05.17 16:36 as Police - TEAM PT

Former DGP Punjab, K.P.S. Gill died in a hospital in New Delhi on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Kanwar Pal Singh Gill, also known as Supercop, was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi on May 18. He breathed his last at 2:55 pm.

"He ...

No stakes in Sand mining, neither family nor employees linked to mining business: Rana Gurjeet
25.05.17 20:40 as Auction - TEAM PT

Categorically rejecting media reports to the contrary, Punjab Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh on Thursday clarified that neither he nor his company - Rana Sugars Limited, has any direct or indirect stakes, financial or otherwise, in the sand mining business. 

The Minister categorically denied ...

Brazen conflict of interest in the auction of sand mines, warrants immediate sacking of Minister: Bir Devinder
25.05.17 17:46 as Auction - Bir Devinder Singh*

If the politically monitored and tampered e-auction of the sand and gravel mines in Punjab is any indication of the mindset of the present dispensation, lead by Capt. Amarinder Singh than people of Punjab should completely forget to expect any good thing to happen in ...

Not intimidated by such threats, won't seek central security: Amarinder on threats by pro-Khalistani's
25.05.17 17:44 as CM - TEAM PT

Even as he categorically denied seeking enhanced security in the face of open threats and intelligence inputs, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday dared the Canadian pro-Khalistanis to come to Punjab with their threats and face his government’s wrath.

In a hard-hitting reaction to ...

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