The Punjab government has issued directions that employees absent from duty continuously for a year without leave will be considered as "deemed resigned", official sources said on Tuesday.
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The Punjab government on Thursday signed an MoU with Reliance Jio to provide free Wi-Fi facility in all state-run engineering colleges, industrial training institutes and polytechnics, a minister said.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has lamented the deaths of 21 Khalisatni militants during the tenure of Chandra Shekhar, who served as the eighth Prime Minister of India from November 1990 to June 1991.
The Punjab government has done away with the practice to use private buildings by government departments and institutions as guest houses, a government spokesman here on Monday.
With the wheat procurement season in full swing, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has enhanced Punjab's Cash Credit Limit (CCL) to Rs 20,683 crore, a state government official said here on Saturday.
Within hours of Punjab government's contention that it had agreed on Friday to a dialogue with Haryana on the SYL canal issue following Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention, the latter strongly disputed the claim, saying it is "misleading and incorrect".
Following intervention by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Punjab and Haryana on Friday agreed to try and find a mutually agreeable solution to the contentious Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue through dialogue.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday observed that Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's appearance on a popular TV comedy show has propriety issues but added that it is not clear if the high court had the jurisdiction to adjudge such a matter.
A team of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau allegedly "caught" the principal of Amritsar's Government Medical College doing private practice at his government house in Amritsar, vigilance officials said here on Saturday.
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October 26, 2016
Chandigarh: Youth Congress workers stage a demonstration against Punjab government in Chandigarh on Oct 26, 2016.
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Amritsar: CPI-M workers stage a demonstration against the central and the Punjab Government to press for their demands in Amritsar, on Aug 9, 2016.
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.
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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.