The ‘powerful’ men and their Punjab police

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh It is common knowledge that bureaucrats don’t like to indulge in ‘ugly fights’ with their brethren. Rather they like to stand by each other in an hour of crisis. This perception, however, is the reverse in the case of police officers. They may go to any extent to hit out at […]

HC stays order on appointment of CPS to CM Suresh Kumar

DW Bureau | Chandigarh The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday stayed the operation of a single-bench order that had set aside the appointment of retired IAS officer Suresh Kumar as the Chief Principal Secretary to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Staying the operation of the order of the single bench, a division bench […]

SYL: Punjab fine tunes strategy for crucial meet on April 20

DW Bureau / Chandigarh Strap: GovtÔÇÖs stand: There is no surplus water with Punjab; Rajasthan should also be invited for next meeting Two days before the crucial meet on the SYL issue convened at the instance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Punjab government on Tuesday finalised its strategy following a series of deliberations and […]

Cong Govt to bring White paper on false claims of SAD rule

DW Bureau / Chandigarh The Punjab Cabinet on Saturday decided to bring a white paper to expose the alleged ÔÇ£falseÔÇØ claims of the previous SAD-BJP government on development, governance reforms and fiscal position of the state. The decision was taken in the first cabinet meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here, said an […]

Cong Govt to set up CoI for probing false cases, special court for trial of drugs cases

DW Bureau / Chandigarh The Capt Amarinder Singh government is all set to constitute a Commission of Inquiry to probe false cases in Punjab and a special court for the trial of drugs-related cases. The state government, in its first meeting of the Council of Ministers, will also consider several important agenda, including constituting a […]