Senior BJP leader from Rajasthan and former Member of Parliament V.P. Singh Badnore was on Monday sworn in as the Governor of Punjab. Badnore will also be the Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
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The Punjab government has given its nod for the export of 20,000 metric tonnes of Kinnow, a citrus variety, from the state.
The Punjab government on Sunday launched new developmental projects entailing a total expenditure of Rs 600 crore in the Sikh holy city of Amritsar.
The Punjab government directed the Advocate General office to examine and "take appropriate action" against the Punjab and Harayan High Court order quashing the appointment of legislators as Chief Parliamentary Secretaries (CPSs), officials said on Sunday.
Banking on the initial results of the largest-ever dope-testing exercise in the country, the Punjab Police on Thursday claimed that only around two per cent among thousands of candidates for police recruitment had tested positive for substance (drugs) abuse.
Touted as first of its kind in the country, 'Busopolis' -- an inter-state bus terminal (ISBT) along with a commercial centre and a hotel -- will soon get operational in Punjab's Mohali town, adjoining Chandigarh.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday urged the central government to thoroughly investigate funding received by the AAP and its leaders, alleging that radicals from Punjab had aligned themselves with the outfit.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday appealed to the central government to thoroughly investigate funding received by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leaders, alleging that radicals from Punjab had aligned themselves with Arvind Kejriwal's outfit.
Demanding speedy investigations into the murderous attack on their senior leader, RSS functionaries on Monday met Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and expressed displeasure over what they termed "deteriorating" law and order in the state.
A day after the Punjab government imposed a ban on the screening of comedy film "The Legend of Michael Mishra", the Haryana government on Friday announced a similar ban in the state.
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August 9, 2016
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.
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.