Following complaints received from various quarters, the Punjab government has banned the playing of vulgar and provocative music in the state-run transport buses with immediate effect.
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All eyes are now on a crucial meeting between the Punjab government and leaders of various agitating farmers' organizations to be held here on Monday as the protest by the peasantry has severely paralysed train services in Punjab and even adjoining Haryana.
The Congress on Thursday expressed opposition to the Punjab government's move to allow shifting of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, found guilty in the teachers recruitment scam and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, from Delhi's Tihar prison to Bathinda jail.
Punjab Police were on Thursday investigating the mysterious death of a young farmer who was sitting on a protest with other farmers against the state government in Bathinda town in Punjab, 240 km from here.
Chandigarh Sep 20 (IANS) To encourage hygenic conditions and cleanliness in government hospitals, the Punjab goverment will give a Rs.50 lakh award to the most hygienic hospital in the state, a senior officer said on Sunday.
The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the transfer of land adjoining the main water channel and forest area of the sub-campus of the Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB), Nabha to the Punjab government's animal husbandry department.
To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of leading freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai, the Punjab government on Thursday announced that his birthplace in the state's Moga district would be given a complete facelift.
It was not a bull-fighting arena but over 35 farmers were left injured when a raging bull entered the spot where farmers were protesting for their demands in Punjab's Bathinda town on Thursday, police said.
The Punjab government on Wednesday announced grant of special financial assistance of Rs.2,000 per month to war widows.
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October 11, 2012
Chandigarh, Oct 11 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today urged the youth of Punjab to come forward to clean and change politics and ...
May 10, 2012
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Defending the Punjab government, Union Food Minister, KV Thomas, today said that he has discussed the issue of grains ...
January 21, 2012
Amritsar, January 21 (ANI): Stepping up attack against the Shiromani Akali Dal led Punjab government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the ...
September 15, 2011
Chandigarh, September 15 (ANI): Soon after Sports Minister Ajay Maken announced an increase in the prize money for the Indian hockey team, the ...
September 14, 2011
New Delhi, September 14 (ANI): Sports Minister Ajay Maken today announced cash award to Rs 1.5 lakhs for each player of Indian Hockey team, after the ...
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June 30, 2015
Joshi Math: Members of the special team deputed by the Punjab government interacts with the pilgrims of Hemkunt Saib at Joshi Math in Uttarakhand on June 29, 2015.
June 2, 2015
Amritsar: People affiliated to various organisations burn effigy of Punjab government during a demonstration in Amritsar, on June 2, 2015.
March 30, 2015
Amritsar: Congress workers stage a demonstration against the policies of SAD led Punjab Government as well as BJP led Central Government in Amritsar, on March 30, 2015.
December 5, 2014
New Delhi: Punjab Principal Secretary Health and Finance Vini Mahajan visits people who lost their vision after undergoing eye surgery at an eye camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab; currently being treated at an Amritsar Hospital on Dec 5, 2014. At least 15 people lost their vision after undergoing the cataract surgery. The Punjab government has ordered a probe into the free eye check-up camp and also announced interim relief of Rs.1 lakh to each of the affected families, whose members have lost eyesight in the tragedy.
December 5, 2014
Amritsar: A man who lost his vision after undergoing eye surgery at an eye camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab being treated at an Amritsar Hospital on Dec 5, 2014. At least 15 people lost their vission after undergoing the cataract surgery. The Punjab government has ordered a probe into the free eye check-up camp and also announced interim relief of Rs.1 lakh to each of the affected families, whose members have lost eyesight in the tragedy.