CID employee and school teacher arrested with opium and heroin

In a major success to break the chain of drug suppliers, Jalandhar Rural police has arrested an employee of CID wing alongwith school teacher today.

Akali leaders’ spiteful attacks against Capt Amarinder Govt show their panic, says Govt. spokesperson

 The Punjab government has lashed out at the Akali leadership for their spiteful attacks against the Captain Amarinder Singh government, saying it reeked of their outright panic at the fear of exposure of their financial and other misdeeds of the last 10 years.

CM exhorts party colleagues to set example by giving up red beacons

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged all his colleagues in the Punjab Congress to set an example for others by voluntarily giving up their red beacon lights, in line with their commitment to the people of the state as part of the party’s election manifesto.

Punjab CM calls meeting to review prison security in light of Gurdaspur violence

 Taking a serious view of the violence in Gurdaspur central jail, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has convened a high-level meeting of police and Home department officials next week to review the security in the state’s prisons in the light of frequent incidents of violence and clashes in jails since the past several years.

Need to defend universities as free spaces: Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that there is an urgent need to defend the intellectual freedom of the Indian universities, according to an official statement.

Homage to martyrs by a veteran general

Major General Somnath Jha a Veteran, who is on a cycling mission to pay tribute to all martyred soldiers of the Nation arrived at Jalandhar Cantonment on 25th March and was received by Major General Balwinder Singh, Chief of Staff, Vajra Corps and a large number of officers, ladies and other ranks of  Jalandhar Cantonment.

For the first time in Punjab, DC uses his power to suspend a Head Constable

In an unusual and perhaps first time, Deputy Commissioner today used to power to suspend a Head Constable, who allegedly misbehaved with a senior PCS Officers few days back.

Don't react "peevishly" to constructive advice: Badal

 Former Punjab Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal said here today that there was no reason for  Chief MinisterCaptain Amarinder Singh to react so " peevishly" to the SAD-BJP asking him not to link the Congress   poll promise of loan waiver with a central fiscal package for Punjab.

Negligence death alleged, blocked traffic

The relatives of Ram Piary, a resident of Behrampur road here have alleged that their relative died of negligence of doctors of civil hospital .

Disclose time bound complete loan waiver SAD tells Amarinder

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to disclose the time bound process for complete waiver of all farm loans as claimed by him rather than beating around the bush and explaining that he had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi twice on this issue. 

Civil and police administration launches joint action plan for complete eradication of drugs

District Administration and Police Department has initiated a joint action plan against drugs in Jalandhar district on the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for complete eradication of drug menace from the state completely.

DC orders to initiate awareness drive for skill development in Rural areas

Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr. Varinder Kumar Sharma has asked the administrators of Multi Skill development centre, Jalandhar to initiate a awareness drive , especially in rural areas to provide required skills in various fields for self employment. ADC (D) Mr. Girish Dyalan was also present on the occasion. 

To ensure transparency in liquor trade, Punjab govt abolishes L-1 A license

In a major step towards ensuring transparency in liquor trade in the state, Punjab government today abolished the L-1A license, which had been introduced by the previous Akali-BJP government.

Punjab CM says Badals suffering from selective hearing & amnesia on farm debt waiver issue

The Badal father-son duo seem to be suffering from selective hearing and amnesia, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Friday, reacting to their allegation that he had backtracked on his farm loan waiver promise.

No 'conflict of interest' in Sidhu's TV show: Punjab AG Harsimrat gets passport facility for Bathinda and Patiala Where liquor is offered to seek blessings Capt Amarinder welcomes reports of PM’s directives to Niti Aayog on farm debt waiver Rana Gurjeet Singh gives clarion call to eradicate drugs from state as a tribute to Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Mining Mafia: Five cases registered in Hoshiarpur for illegal mining Cong has gone back on its loan waiver promise to farmerswithin one week of govt formation - Sukhbir Badal Do you want to make ministers corrupt? Asks Capt Amarinder over Sidhu TV show issue Will ask Aruna to check husband’s reported interference: Punjab CM Will appointment of CPSs bring anything good for “financially crunched” Punjab? What about the much needed ‘austerity’ measures by Captain Di Sarkar? Efforts will be done to make martyrs’ dreams come true by putting an end to corruption, unemployment, illiteracy, Manpreet Singh Badal’s remarks on red beacon mere tokenism and anti-people, says Govt. Spokesperson Capt Amarinder Govt. to bring legislation for appointment of parliamentary secretaries Good news for Congress MLAs, who are aspirant to become cabinet ministers ,Punjab Cabinet expansion soon Jalandhar administration starts special campaign to eradicate illegal mining 'Amarinder emerged as a model for a dispassionate biography' Traffic Cops’ chaos was a conspiracy hatched by an IPS Officer to destabilise me: Ludhiana Police Commissioner One BDPO and a Punchayat Secretary of Punjab suspended for alleged fruad 25 IAS and One PCS Officer transferred in Punjab Vigilance Bureau Punjab pulls up its socks to fight corruption tooth & nail Ashwani Sekhri returned official vehicle to STC Amnesty International disappointed with probe in 1984 Sikh riots All traffic cops of Ludhiana refuse to manage traffic in protest against forcible retirement of their three colleagues Health services paralyzed in civil hospital on thirds day Don’t waste water, Punjab CM appeals to people on water day Sonu Dhesi, Jagdeep Sidhu, Sandeep Brar, Damanjeet Mohi and Ankit Bansal appointed OSDs to CM No problem with Sidhu's TV show if it's permissible: Punjab CM Zero tolerance on corruption in the health department: Sh. Brahm Mohindra Punjab descending into lawlessness says Bikram Majithia Congress workers led by Mann gear up to realize captain’s dream of drug free Punjab
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