Not in the race for deputy chairman post: Naresh Gujral

Jul 17 2018

Amid reports of his candidature for the post of deputy chairman in the Rajya Sabha, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Naresh Gujral today said that he was not in the race.

PNB collects Rs 151.66cr as below min balance penalty in FY18

Jul 17 2018

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has collected Rs 151.66 crore as penalty from its customers during the last financial year for not keeping minimum balance in 1.23 crore savings accounts, reveals an RTI query.

SAD thanks PM Narendra Modi for hiking MSP

Jul 11 2018

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making "unprecedented" hike in the MSP of kharif crops, saying it will lead to a gain of Rs 4,500 crore for Punjab.

SC refuses to pass interim order on plea on reservation to SC/ST in govt jobs

Jul 11 2018

Supreme Court today refused to pass an interim order against its 2006 verdict which dealt with the application of the 'creamy layer' for reservations to SC and ST categories in government job promotions.

Kathua gangrape: Only lawyers for accused, prosecutors to be present during trial

Jul 09 2018

Only the lawyers representing the accused in the brutal Kathua rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl will be allowed inside the district and session court at Pathankot, the Supreme Court said.

Accused in Kathua case be transferred to Gurdaspur jail in Punjab: SC

Jul 09 2018

The Supreme Court today ordered transfer of the accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case from Kathua prison in Jammu and Kashmir to Gurdaspur district jail in Punjab.

Punjab CM defends dope testing on government staff

Jul 09 2018

Amarinder Singh defended his decision to order dope testing of government employees and police personnel, saying such tests were also conducted in the Army as a precautionary measure.

CBI looks for banking, tax experts to help probe in multi-crore scams

Jul 08 2018

CBI has sought deputation of banking and tax experts from other ministries with an offer of good monetary incentives.

Punjab CM urges artistes to join govt's fight against drugs

Jul 06 2018

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today urged Punjabi singers, dramatists, and filmmakers to play a proactive role in complementing the state government's efforts to combat the drug menace.

ADB to provide Rs 5598-crore loan to Punjab for urban development projects: Govt

Jul 05 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed in-principle to provide Rs 5,598-crore loan on nominal interest rate to Punjab for various urban development projects, according to a state government statement.

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