Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicPunjab assembly

Topic: Punjab assembly

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against Centre’s extension of BSF jurisdiction in state

Modi govt had amended BSF Act to authorise border force to undertake search, seizure & arrest within 50 km stretch, from existing 15 km, from borders in Punjab, West Bengal & Assam.

AAP will fight 2022 Punjab assembly polls on its own, Raghav Chadha says

AAP's Punjab co-incharge Chadha said that the party won't form an alliance with any party and exuded confidence in forming the government in the state.

‘Political intimidation’, say Punjab MLAs on ED raids on Sukhpal Khaira

The ED raided the premises of rebel AAP MLA from Punjab Sukhpal Singh Khaira and his family members in Delhi Tuesday in a money-laundering case.

Punjab Assembly passes resolution seeking unconditional withdrawal of farm laws

The resolution seeks to continue with the existing system of MSP-based government procurement of food grains.

Akali Dal MLAs suspended from Punjab Assembly for disrupting proceedings

The House witnessed uproar when Punjab CM Amarinder Singh was replying to the Governor's address and SAD legislators rushed to the well and started shouting slogans.

Punjab Assembly pays tributes to farmers who died during protest against farm laws

Several farmers who were part of the agitation against the Centre's three farm legislations had died due to varied reasons, including health issues like heart attack.

Tractors, dharnas & 30 mins of business on Day 1 of Punjab special session against farm laws

Opposition AAP and Akali Dal have demanded copies of the proposed legislation against the Modi govt’s farm laws before it is introduced in Punjab assembly.

2 Congress MLAs test Covid positive after 1-day Punjab Assembly session, CM in quarantine

Congress MLAs Nirmal Singh and Kulbir Singh Zira tested positive for coronavirus after the session, in which 61 legislators were present.

Punjab minister says any agency can probe him after secretary indicts him in scholarship scam

Punjab Social Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was indicted earlier this week by his secretary in an alleged misappropriation of funds meant for Dalit students.

Punjab assembly seeks to make Punjabi compulsory first language in all schools

Resolution states functioning of courts & govt offices should be done in Punjabi & that laws will be brought in to punish those ‘working against Punjabi language’.

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India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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