Recent news stories about Punjab government

Badnore is Punjab governor

Chandigarh, Aug 22

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.

Punjab okays export of 20,000 tonnes of Kinnow fruit

Chandigarh, Aug 17

The Punjab government has given its nod for the export of 20,000 metric tonnes of Kinnow, a citrus variety, from the state.

New projects with Rs 600 crore expenditure launched in Amritsar

Amritsar, Aug 14

The Punjab government on Sunday launched new developmental projects entailing a total expenditure of Rs 600 crore in the Sikh holy city of Amritsar.

Punjab to appeal against HC order on CPSs

Chandigarh, Aug 14

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.

Only 2% applicants tested positive for drug abuse: Punjab Police

Chandigarh, Aug 11

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.

Phase I of Rs 700-crore 'Busopolis' in Mohali gets ready

Chandigarh, Aug 11

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.

Sukhbir links AAP to Punjab radicals, AAP seeks evidence

Chandigarh, Aug 10

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 radicals have aligned with AAP: Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh, Aug 10

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.

RSS, BJP delegations meet Punjab CM over RSS leader's shooting

Chandigarh, Aug 8

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.

Haryana bans comedy film 'The Legend of Michael Mishra'

Chandigarh, Aug 5

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.

Videos about Punjab government

Photos related to Punjab government