The Punjab government on Friday ordered a vigilance probe into an alleged scam in which leaders of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, their family members and associates pocketed Rs 100 crore in compensation for land acquired for road construction projects.
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The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with a Bombay High Court order allowing the release of Bollywood film "Udta Punjab", set to hit the screens on Friday.
The Punjab government on Tuesday said it has never opposed the film "Udta Punjab" and that the controversy relating to it was between the Central Board of Film Certification and the film's makers.
Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday asked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to accept his party's role in the making of the controversial film 'Udta Punjab'.
The "Udta Punjab" controversy shows some of the worst manifestations of governance in the country. First, it highlights the failure of the Punjab government led by the Akali Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to check the drug menace.
Claiming that Punjab was reeling under a whopping debt of Rs 2.25 lakh crore, the AAP on Friday demanded financial emergency in the state ahead of the 2017 assembly elections.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday asked the opposition to stop spreading canards about a ban on the release of "Udta Punjab" movie.
While being in a denial mode over the prevalence of drug addition in the state, the Punjab government on Wednesday said that it will conduct drugs test on candidates applying for jobs in the Punjab Police.
Having been in power for nearly 10 years at a stretch may have given a lot of political and administrative experience to Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, but the outfit seems to be becoming 'religious minded' as the state's assembly polls draw closer.
Beas (Punjab), May 17 *IANS) Touted to be the biggest one of its kind in the world, the 11.5 MW rooftop solar energy plant was inaugurated on Tuesday by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at the Radha Soami sect headquarters here.
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January 21, 2012
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September 14, 2011
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May 16, 2016
Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers lead by party leaders Bhagwant Mann, Sucha Singh Chhotepur and others protest against the Punjab government in Chandigarh on May 16, 2016.
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.