Leaders from Haryana, Punjab, Himachal mourn Vajpayees death

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh/Srinagar Chief ministers of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh and several other leaders on Thursday described former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a visionary and statesman whose death was an irreparable loss to the nation. Vajpayee died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in New Delhi, where he […]

Justice Ranjit Singh handed over the report to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who in turn directed the Home Department to take necessary action

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh A one-man commission of Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice Ranjit Singh (retd) — which probed several sacrilege incidents and police firing on protesters — on Thursday submitted its final report to the Punjab government. Justice Ranjit Singh handed over the report to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who in turn directed […]

Punjab cabinet okays rules for appointment at consumer panels

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to model rules for appointments, salary and service conditions of president and members of the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) and District Consumer Forums (DCF). The rules, aimed at boosting transparency in such appointments, were approved during a cabinet meeting chaired by […]

Punjab CM seeks help of Facebook, Google to fight drug menace

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought technical support from Facebook and Google to combat the drug menace prevalent among the youth of the state. In his letters addressed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai, Singh said the Internet is ripe with content about finding newer ways of […]

Vajpayee a beacon to inspire young politicians: Capt

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday mourned the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, describing him as a towering personality who would always remain a beacon to inspire the young politicians to tread the path of value-based politics. As a mark of respect, the Punjab government has declared […]

Leaders from Haryana, Punjab, Himachal mourn Vajpayees death

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh/Srinagar Chief ministers of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh and several other leaders on Thursday described former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a visionary and statesman whose death was an irreparable loss to the nation. Vajpayee died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in New Delhi, where he […]