Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, O

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana is heading towards realising the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to double the income of farmers by 2022, state agriculture minister O P Dhankar said on Wednesday. In this series, a new scheme called ‘Bhavantar Bharpai’ is being implemented in the interest of farming community for fixing the procurement […]

Multi-crore irrigation scam:

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh State Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Wednesday arrested contractor Gurinder Singh who was involved in the multi-crore irrigation scam after his surrender in the trial court at SAS Nagar on Wednesday. Disclosing this a spokesperson of the VB said the Supreme Court, while upholding the ruling of Punjab & Haryana High Court […]

Harsimrat Badal asks Capt Amarinder Singh to expedite grant of NoCs

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Union food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday asked Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to expedite grant of requisite no objection certificates for civil works which had delayed start of work on the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bathinda by four months. In a […]

No rollback on power subsidy to industry: Punjab CM

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ruled out any rollback on the decision to provide power to the industry at a subsidised rate of Rs five per unit. The decision has already been taken by the state government and ratified by the Cabinet, he said, setting at rest all apprehensions […]

Honorarium over Rs 23 cr distributed to graduate, PG youths: Minister

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Minister of State for Labour and Employment Nayab Singh Saini on Wednesday said honorarium amounting to more than Rs 23 crore has been distributed to 17,630 graduate and post-graduate youth under Sakhsham Yuva Yojana. Apart from this, 32,686 candidates have been given unemployment allowance of about Rs 39 crore. Mr […]

Capt sanctions Rs 2 lakh from relief fund for Boxer Kaur Singhs medical loan

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sanctioned Rs 2 lakh from his relief fund to enable noted boxer Kaur Singh to repay the loan he had taken to meet his medical expenses. Releasing the amount from CM’s Relief Fund, Captain Singh said, in a statement here, that he learnt about […]