Capt Amarinder flays BJP, others for twisting Rahuls remarks

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Even as he welcomed the NSUI victory in DUSU elections as a sign of a swing in the Congress favour, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the critics of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi for misconstruing his statement on dynastic rule and spreading false propaganda against him. […]

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs (Independent Charge) Hardeep Singh Puri pays obeisance at Golden temple in Amritsar on

DW BUREAU / Amritsar Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government has approved a total investment of about Rs 11,000 crore under various new urban missions during the last three years to improve the infrastructure and living conditions in urban areas of Punjab. Stating this while […]

BJP president Sampla appoints heads of 19 Punjab BJP wings

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab BJP president VijaySampla on Thursday appointed chiefs of various departments and projects of the party’s state unit. The newly-appointed heads of the 19 departments and 10 projects include former minister Manoranjan Kalia, Ashwini Sharma, Gurdev Sharma Debi and Bakshi Ram Arora among others, according to a release. Kalia has been […]

There was dire need to check malpractices and irregularities in various departments so that people can get justice and services without offering bribes

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab government will soon implement state vigilance guidelines to enforce corrective measures to weed out corruption from the state, an official said on Thursday. The state has already issued directions and instructions to chief vigilance officers (CVOs) for implementing the guidelines, Punjab Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh said. “With a […]

Sidhu bats for transforming cultural awakening in movement

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said that cultural awakening is necessary to connect the youth of Punjab with their historical, religious and artistic roots and this needs to be turned into a mass movement. Addressing a meeting of the leading lights of literary field of Punjab, Sidhu said that […]

The remaining 30,000 plus toilets would be provided by the Water Supply and Sanitation department in Attari, Jandiala, Rayya, Tarsika and Verka blocks

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab government on Wednesday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bharti Foundation for providing 20,000 toilets to rural households. On behalf of Water supply and sanitation department, Director Ashwani Kumar and on behalf of Bharti Foundation, Chief Executive Officer Vijay Chadda signed the MoU Stating this here on Wednesday, an […]