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Punjab to bring law to regularize contractual employees

Punjab to bring law to regularize contractual employees

Chandigarh (PTI) The Punjab government Wednesday announced to bring a special legislation for regularizing services of contractual employees, a move seen as a counter to the allegations of non-fulfilment of employees’ demands faced by the Amarinder Singh-led dispensation. There are over 30,000 employees in various departments including education, irrigation, who have ...

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Drug smugglers in Punjab will be detained for a year without trial

Drug smugglers in Punjab will be detained for a year without trial

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec 28 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced the setting up of an Advisory Board to enable detention of drug smugglers for a year without trial, as well as the creation of a separate Drug Division under the Health Department to centralise and synergise the ...

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SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder for betraying farmers

Chandigarh (Haryana), [India], December 28 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to explain why they had duped the poster boy of its promised loan waiver scheme – Budh Singh and lakhs of Punjab farmers by promising ‘karja kurki khatam’ but refused to implement ...

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Badal opposes proposal of hike in power tariff

Badal opposes proposal of hike in power tariff

Chandgarh – Shiromanali Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal condemns the plan of raising the power tariff by Congress Government. Capt government forcing the Punjab State Power Co-orporation Limited (PSPCL) to increase the 8-14 percent hike in power tariff for 2019-20.  SAD chief asked Punjab CM Captain Amarinder to tell ...

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Canadian Sikhs reconvene regarding Sikh Extremism in Public Safety Canada Report

Canadian Sikhs reconvene regarding Sikh Extremism in Public Safety Canada Report

Toronto: The BC Sikh Gurdwaras Council, Ontario Sikhs & Gurdwaras Council and the Ontario Gurdwaras Committee, representing the interests of Sikhs in Canada, last week gathered to discuss the 2018 Public Report on The Terrorism Threats to Canada. Specifically, the Sikh community has taken issue with the inclusion of “Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism” ...

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About Rs 10 cr for Punjab under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

About Rs 10 cr for Punjab under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

New Delhi (ANI): About Rs 10 crore was released to Punjab during the last three years for the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Dr Virendra Kumar informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply. These funds were released during the year of 2015-16, 2016-17, and ...

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