IANS | December 19, 2017 1:35 PM
It was widely expected to be a crowning moment for the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab this year, but it was the Congress which took top honours.
IANS | December 18, 2017 12:37 PM
Punjab’s ruling Congress party has emerged victorious in 20 out of 29 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats, state election commission (SEC) official said on Monday.
PTI | March 25, 2017 10:08 PM
The AAP today wrote to the Election Commission, alleging large scale rigging and tampering of EVMs in Punjab and demanding verification of paper trail.
PTI | March 23, 2017 5:59 PM
The Cabinet expansion will be undertaken before the presentation of the budget for fiscal 2017-18, said Amarinder, pointing out that the government would only be going in for vote-on-account next week.
Capt Amarinder Singh strikes back at Navjot Singh Sidhu over The Kapil Sharma Show, says ‘ready to change ministry’FE Online | March 22, 2017 5:15 PM
From day 1 of taking over as the chief minister of the state, Capt Amarinder Singh has been dropping hints that Sidhu should ideally give up his role in the comedy show or face accusations of having an ‘office of profit.’
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh appoints Raveen Thukral as Media Advisor, Bharat Inder Singh Chahal as AdvisorFE Online | March 21, 2017 7:45 PM
The Captain Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government has appointed Raveen Thukral as Media Advisor of the state and Bharat Inder Singh Chahal as the Advisor to the chief minister.
FE Online | March 21, 2017 5:53 PM
Navjot Singh Sidhu remains in the news for his television career in the famous comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ and this time he goes against he defies Captain Amarinder Singh.
Navjot Singh Sidhu TV show row: Wife Navjot hits out at Capt Amarinder Singh, says TV ‘only source’ of earningsFE Online | March 21, 2017 4:42 PM
Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife has jumped into his TV row and is alleging their family’s livelihood is being threatened by the Punjab CM who has hinted that Sidhu should give up his other interests.
Power tussle starts between Navjot Singh Sidhu and CM Amarinder Singh; fight breaks out over ministryFE Online | March 21, 2017 11:13 AM
Trouble in the Punjab as Navjot Singh Sidhu who is currently the Minister of Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Archives and Museums in Punjab is upset with the portfolio that has been allocated to him.
PTI | March 19, 2017 10:38 PM
Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today politely declined the offer of a free government accommodation made by the Punjab government, saying he was thankful to his successor Amarinder Singh for the gracious gesture.
PTI | March 19, 2017 6:08 PM
The beacons atop the vehicles of Punjab Chief Minister and his council of ministers have been removed after the Amarinder Singh dispensation decided to put a ban on its use on government vehicles.
FE Online | March 19, 2017 12:50 PM
Even as Yogi Adityanath gets set to take the reigns of the Uttar Pradesh government as its newest chief minister after emerging the surprise choice of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that was unanimously endorsed by the legislative party meet in Lucknow on Saturday, the man’s family is ecstatic and has revealed that they have been following the events with rapt attentions as they unfolded yesterday.
PTI | March 18, 2017 9:37 PM
The Punjab Cabinet today decided to bring a white paper to expose the alleged “false” claims of the previous SAD-BJP government on development, governance reforms and fiscal position of the state.
PTI | March 18, 2017 9:33 PM
“The cabinet decided to continue free power to farmers and also omit the existing section 67 (A) of the Punjab Cooperative Societies Act, 1961, for which the Department of Cooperation would get an ordinance issued at the earliest,” he said.
PTI | March 18, 2017 9:02 PM
“Punjab cabinet decided to set up a Special Task Force (STF) in the Chief Minister’s office to prepare and implement a comprehensive programme to eliminate drugs from the state, as promised by the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) in its election manifesto,” an official spokesman said here.
PTI | March 18, 2017 6:41 PM
Two days after taking over the reins of power in Punjab, the new Congress government under Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today started work on the state’s development agenda at its first cabinet meeting, taking several key decisions.
Aman Dwivedi | March 22, 2017 4:36 PM
If Sidhu is forced to leave the comedy show, or any other such event, it will make a serious case of denying an elected public servant his due right to earn bread and butter from an area of his/her permanent profession.
Sukhbir Singh Badal’s shocking Punjab defeat analysis: “We gave people too much to eat, they ended up vomiting”FE Online | March 18, 2017 12:47 PM
Badal said: “It is like if someone eats too much, he ends up vomiting. So we actually gave people too much to eat.”
FE Online | March 18, 2017 11:25 AM
Interacting with media, the new Punjab minister had said, in his trademark acerbic style, “If people do not have a problem, why do you worry?”
FE Online | June 7, 2017 6:52 PM
Former Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab and Shiromani Akali President, Sukhbir Singh Badal expressed his anguish and disappointment at the voters comparing them to someone who eats too much and then threw up.
PTI | March 16, 2017 8:16 PM
Attacking the Congress government on the day it took over, AAP party leaders said it should come out of its “feudal mindset”.
Punjab Cabinet: senior minister Brahm Mohindra gets Health, Navjot Singh Sidhu Local govt, Manpreet Badal FinancePTI | March 16, 2017 7:49 PM
Amarinder would hold the portfolios of General Administration, Personnel, Home Affairs and Justice, Vigilance and other departments not assigned to any other Minister.
Punjab Election 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu should be thanking Capt Amarinder Singh instead of complainingManas Tiwari | March 16, 2017 7:10 PM
During this year’s campaign, Sidhu went on record multiple times saying that he wants to transform Punjab and as we all know, the change begins at the grass root level.
FE Online | March 16, 2017 1:03 PM
It was Singh who saved Congress’ face in Punjab as the party had faced jolting defeats in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister; No Deputy CM post for Navjot Singh Sidhu: Live UpdatesFE Online | March 16, 2017 10:36 PM
The ceremony is taking place at Punjab Raj Bhavan and the oath was administered by state Governor V P Singh Badnore.
Amarinder Singh to take oath as Punjab Chief Minister today; Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi to attend swearing-in ceremonyFE Online | March 16, 2017 8:39 AM
Amarinder Singh, who led from the front to guide Congress to a stunning victory, will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister today for the second time.
FE Online | March 15, 2017 12:13 PM
One of the major problems that have been stated to be reasons for the protests against Sidhu’s elevation within the party was that the state would end up with two leaders of the same community from Patiala in the top two spots.
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