Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicPunjab government

Topic: Punjab government

‘Good money’ but a ‘big risk’: Why Punjab farmers are taking a gamble on moong this season

Moong cultivation in Punjab has nearly doubled from last season, mostly due to early wheat harvest. CM Mann’s promise to procure yield at MSP is a boost, but 'a bit late' for some farmers.

Free power, ration delivery — Kejriwal’s IITian aides are leading key schemes for Punjab govt

Gopal Mohan and Jasmine Shah have been point persons for flagship projects of AAP govt in Delhi, including public WiFi hotspots, apps for Covid management & electric vehicle policy.

‘Iss baar watan ko mehboob bana liya jaye,’ says Punjab’s youngest chief minister Bhagwant Mann

The oath-taking venue was awash with yellow, Mann’s trademark colour, after he asked people to turn up in basanti turbans and dupattas.

Everything CM Channi is claiming as personal achievement was done by my govt: Amarinder Singh

Addressing his party workers after filing nomination papers from Patiala Urban seat, the Punjab Lok Congress chief said it was his govt that acted tough in desecration & drug cases.

As ED seizes Rs 10 crore, Channi says raids on nephew ‘vendetta’ for Modi security breach

ED says it has seized Rs 10 crore from Channi’s nephew Bhupinder ‘Honey’ Singh and associates in raids related to an illegal sand mining case dating back to 2018.

PM Modi could have been killed by drone or telescopic gun, claims Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Singh also alleges high-level conspiracy linked to Punjab CM’s office behind the ‘security breach’ that led to the PM’s visit to Ferozepur being cancelled Wednesday.

Punjab govt forms high-level committee to probe lapses during PM’s visit

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Thursday set up a high-level committee to probe lapses during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state, an...

Home Ministry seeks report from Punjab government on Ludhiana district court blast

MHA also asked the Channi government to inform about the findings of the initial probe. The explosion took place around 12:30 pm Thursday in Ludhiana district & sessions court.

Took steps but need funds — Punjab tells SC, puts stubble-burning ball in Centre’s court

Punjab wants the Centre to provide an incentive of Rs 100 per quintal to farmers for mixing the paddy straw to the soil and stop burning it, lists diversification plan.

Will ensure justice in 2015 sacrilege case, says Punjab CM Charanjit Channi

Speaking to the media Wednesday, Channi said that every religion will be respected in Punjab. He was accompanied by his two deputies and PCC chief Navjot Sidhu to Golden Temple.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.