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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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Centre accepts Punjab CM’s request to reduce state’s share in Shahpur dam project

Centre accepts Punjab CM's request to reduce state's share in Shahpur dam project

Chandigarh (ANI): The Central Government has agreed to enhancing its share in the Shahpur Kandi Dam project on river Ravi from 60 to 86 per cent, thus conceding Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s request to reduce  Punjab’s contribution to only 14 per cent. The revision of the Centre:State ratio in the national project by the Union ...

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2019 polls: Badals running around like ‘scared rabbits with no hole to hide’ says Capt

Chandigarh  (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that Badals, who lead Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), were running around like “scared rabbits with no hole to hide”, fearing defeat in the Lok Sabha polls next year. “Faced by imminent defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Badals were running around like scared rabbits, with no ...

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Punjab CM slams Sukhbir for dragging Rahul, Gandhi family into 1984 riots case

Punjab CM slams Sukhbir for dragging Rahul, Gandhi family into 1984 riots case

Chandigarh (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singhhas lashed out at Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal for trying to drag the Gandhi family into the 1984 riots case and said that neither Congress nor Gandhis had any role in the riots. Slamming the SAD president’s “frustrated” attempts to undermine Rahul’s leadership, the Chief Minister ...

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No proof of Kamal Nath’s involvement in 1984: Capt. Amarinder

Akali leaders were just trying to politicise the issue for their "petty vested interests"

Chandigarh (ANI): Claiming that Kamal Nath’s reference in Justice Nanawati Commission report is not a proof of his involvement in 1984 riots, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday came down heavily on the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for politicising the sensitive issue. Kamal Nath has been selected Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister after the Congress dethroned ...

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