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Punjab government


The haze thickens

June 13, 2016 1:16 am

As Punjab’s government denies the gravity of the problem, drugs take a growing toll in the once prosperous state.

Teachers told to promote govt achievements, ‘order’ cancelled later

June 01, 2016 1:55 pm

Teachers were asked not to leave their stations without informing the BDPO office

Jakhar flays Punjab govt over ‘misleading’ ads: ‘Where are the paddy stock figures’?

May 20, 2016 3:32 am

“I am sure that mind-boggling figures would come out about the missing foodgrain stock here if physical verification of food stock takes place,” he told a press conference Thursday.

Punjab pensioners protest over non-payment of arrears

May 06, 2016 9:45 am

The pensioners said that Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was an old man himself and he should have known the difficulties of old age.

Two dead in Punjab stubble burning: Three days on, family refuses to cremate bodies

May 06, 2016 8:20 am

The family, joined by Khet Mazdoor unions, want a government job for Sohan Singh’s minor son. DC Sumit Jarangal, meanehile, has agreed to provide a private job according to the boy’s educational qualification

Despite bumper crop, Punjab govt's wheat procurement target may witness a fall

May 06, 2016 7:40 am

Sale of crop in Haryana among reasons for missing 120 Lakh MT initial target by 10-12 lakh MT.

Punjab’s ‘Super 50’: Only six of 200 students made it to JEE advanced test in five years

March 27, 2016 8:05 am

RTI reply doesn’t say if any student got into the IITs; the project wound down in 2015 for want of funds.

Maintain status quo on Satluj-Yamuna Link canal: SC tells Punjab govt

March 18, 2016 3:36 am

The crisis over the canal issue intensified when Punjab returned a Rs 191.75 crore-cheque to the Manohar Lal Khattar government. Punjab had received the amount for construction of the proposed canal.

Punjab: BJP wants govt to change liquor vend timings

March 12, 2016 7:59 am

The timings suggested by BJP leaders are: noon to 7pm, instead of the existing 9am to 10pm.

Punjab: Hospital incomplete for 10 years, health secretary summoned

March 12, 2016 7:27 am

The hospital’s foundation stone was laid by then Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh in December 2005.