Monthly Archives: AUGUST 2016


Preneet Kaur in Milan; Asks NRI youth to participate in Punjab political process
29.08.16 - team pt

Senior Congress leader and former union Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur has asked Europe based non-resident Indians to participate in the political process in Punjab. She was addressing a congregation of the Punjabi community in Milan that mostly consisted of youth.
 
"Punjab is ...
  


Chhotepur sacked as AAP’s Punjab convener
26.08.16 - TEAM PT

Aam Admi Party removed its Punjab Chief Sucha Singh Chhotepur, on Friday, after a video clip showed him accepting bribe for assigning constituencies to party candidates for the assembly elections. 

21 AAP leaders from Punjab, including members of Parliament Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh, had written ...
  


Kejriwal wants to befool people  of two States on a single issue
22.08.16 - TEAM PT

The Shiromani Akali Dal today lashed out at Aam Admi Party Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal on issue of drugs in Goa and said that it seems that the AAP leader wants to befool the people of two states on a single ...
  


Punjab Governor retains the post of Chandigarh administrator
18.08.16 - TEAM PT

The Centre’s move to appoint Chandigarh’s first independent Administrator — with a rank equivalent to that of Lieutenant Governor — was put on hold tonight following objection from Punjab’s  ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal and opposition parties.

The Centre dropped on Thursday its move to appoint ...
  


V.P. Singh Badnore is the new Punjab Governor
17.08.16 - team pt

President Pranab Mukherjee appointed four new governors on Wednesday and the list includes former Union minister Najma Heptulla for Manipur. The President also appointed new governors for the poll-bound state of Punjab, V. P. Singh Badnore, and Banwarilal Purohit for Assam.
 
Out of the three governors ...
  


Acclaimed Punjabi writer Gurdial Singh passes away at 83
16.08.16 - TEAM PT

Eminent Punjabi writer and novelist Gurdial Singh breathed his last in Bathinda after a brief spell of illness, his family said. He was 83. Singh contributed towards the promotion of Punjabi language, literature and culture. One of his prominent works was ‘Marhi da Deeva’.

He was ...
  


Big Blow to SAD-BJP govt. in Punjab: High Court quashes 18 CPSs' appointment
12.08.16 - team pt

In a major setback to the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janta Party government in Punjab led by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday quashed the appointment of its 18 Chief Parliamentary Secretaries ...
  


Progressive Punjab: Disburse wheat dal through vigilance committees
09.08.16 - Team PT

It seems Punjab is moving very fast on the path of progress, hence the state government has decided to disburse Wheat-Dal through village level vigilance committees.
 
Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal has issued instructions in this regard today to state bureaucracy.

Badal asked all the deputy commissioners ...
  


Combative Captain storms into police station to protest
08.08.16 - team pt

In a strong and powerful message to the party workers that he stood by them, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh in his characteristic combative style, today stormed into the Sangat Mandi police station of Bathinda district to protest against the registration of ...
  


Give me just 5 years to bring back smile on every Punjabis’ face: Capt Amarinder
06.08.16 - TEAM PT

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh today urged people to give him just five years to launch Punjab back on the path of progress and development and bring the smile back on every Punjabis face. He also reiterated that he was committed under ...
  


Sukhbir replies to Pargat's letter attack, calls him a ‘nice man’
06.08.16 - TEAM PT

A day after suspended SAD leader and Jalandhar Cantonment MLA Pargat Singh strongly attacked Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in a letter to chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, the SAD president spoke in praise of the hockey Olympian on Saturday, saying he had ...
  


AAP releases first list of candidates in Punjab, Mann to lead campaign
04.08.16 - team pt

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday released the first list of 19 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab , while naming the controversial leader Bhagwant Mann as the head of campaign committee.

Mann has been named chairman of AAP campaign committee for Punjab, news ...
  




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