Guv raises Chandigarh, river waters issues, blames Centre

DW CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh The contentious inter-state issues of Chandigarh, river waters and 1984 anti-Sikh riots once again echoed in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha here on Monday. Accusing the Centre of discrimination by denying Punjab its capital Chandigarh, vast Punjabi speaking areas and non-resolution of river waters passing through the state, the Governor Shivraj Vishwanath Patil […]

FM to present Vote-on-Account on March 11, Assembly session begins on March 3

DW CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh ItÔÇÖs official! The Punjab Government has decided to present the Vote-on-Account instead of final Budget for the next fiscal 2014-15. Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa will present the Vote-on-Account for the next three months of the coming financial year on March 11. The decision has been taken in view of the forthcoming […]

I work from my heart not mind, says Rahul

DW CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh ÔÇ£Whatever I do is from my heart and not by mind,ÔÇØ asserted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi here, on Monday late evening. With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections approaching near and so does the offensive by the main Opposition BJPÔÇÖs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the Nehru-Gandhi scion launched the nationwide campaign […]

Congress mired in corruption, says Modi

Jagraon (Punjab): Accusing the Congress of being involved in umpteen corruption scandals, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was strange that the party was now showing concern about something it had failed to control in the past 10 years. “I am surprised that Congress leaders are accusing others of corruption. […]