BJP Secy Chugh meets Bitta, Tarlochan Singh and Shreya Chopra; seeks support for 2019

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Acting on an initiative launched by BJP president Amit Shah, BJP national secretary Tarun Chugh held separate meetings with All India Anti Terrorist Front Chief Maninderjit Singh Bitta, Former MP Tarlochan Singh and Miss India Shreya Chopra to apprise them of the achievements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government and […]

CM announces Rs 209 cr debt relief for 38,000 farmers

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced the disbursement of Rs 209 crore to 38,000 marginal farmers, who are members of cooperative societies, within the next ten days to complete the first phase of his government’s debt relief scheme. The chief minister said that so far 2,77,633 marginal farmers were […]

Cong to hold village awareness campaign against anti-people policies of Modi govt from today

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Congress will hold a village level campaign from June 14 to 21, to make people aware about the anti-people policies of Modi government. The campaign will concentrate on the ever increasing prices of petroleum and its products, anti-farmer and anti-poor policies, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president and MP Sunil Jakhar […]

Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa after meetings with the colonizers here on Wednesday at Chandigarh

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab government would come up with a people friendly policy regarding the unauthorized colonies simultaneously taking care of all the stakeholders. Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa after holding two meetings with the colonizers here on Wednesday said that the new policy would be in the […]

Bajwa clears new building rules to boost planned urban development across Punjab

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa on Tuesday paved the way for easing building rules, which were approved by the cabinet earlier for facilitating better urban planning and development in the state. The Minister said that these rules would be notified shortly and made available for general […]

Punjab govt to oppose amendment in Centres NRDWP: Minister

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab government will oppose the proposed amendment in the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) by the Centre as it will adversely affect the on-going drinking water supply schemes in over 9,000 villages in the state, a minister said here on Tuesday. “The Centre has made up its mind to […]