Friday, January 22, 2021

Punjab Vidhan Sabha

Enigmatic understanding between Badal Family and Capt. Amarinder Singh causing inordinate delay in holding SGPC elections: Bir Devinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: The SGPC elections are being inordinately delayed because of the enigmatic understanding between Badal Family and Capt. Amarinder Singh. Their vested mammon interests including their intense Epicurus  greed are best served if the SGPC elections are not allowed to happen, under one pretext or the other.

Union government should withdraw new agriculture laws without any delay: Tript Bajwa & Sarkaria

Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sahba releases documentry & calendar depicting "Spiritual journey of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib ji"

CHANDIGARH: Rana K.P Singh, Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha, today launched the Calendar and Documentary based on theme “Spiritual Journey of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji”, dedicated to 400th year of advent of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib, prepared by High Court Lawyer and Nature Photographer, Harpreet Sandhu.

Nothing short of repeal of black farm laws will work, stresses Capt Amarinder Govt

CHANDIGARH: Even as it asserted that it will take all measures to protect the state’s and its farmers’ interests, the Punjab Government led by Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday made it clear that nothing short of repeal of the Centre’s black Farm Laws, which it described as anti-farmers, anti-nation and anti-food security, would resolve the present crisis.

Governor Punjab to unfurl Tri-color in State level function at SAS Nagar on Republic Day

CHANDIGARH: As per the notification, issued by Punjab Government, the Governor of Punjab Mr. V.P. Singh Badnore would unfurl the National flag at SAS Nagar (Mohali) in a State Level Function on Republic Day, while Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would hoist the tri-colour at Patiala.

Punjab Cabinet levies Rs.0.25 per liter special VAT on Petrol, Diesel and immovable property

CHANDIGARH: With a view to give further impetus to overall infrastructure development across the state, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday gave a go ahead to levy Special Infrastructure Development (ID) Fee to be deposited in the Development Fund of Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB).

Your lies expose your incompetence as a parliamentarian , Captain Amarinder tells Bhagwant Mann

CHANDIGARH: Slamming AAP state president, Bhagwant Mann, for speaking blatant lies, Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Saturday said that it is unfortunate that people like him (Mann), who had no knowledge about the Constitution and legislative procedures, were in politics, and were making illogical statements with the sole motive of misleading the people. The chief minister said that the state government had already finalised requisite petitions for challenging the central Acts and would do so at an opportune time on the advice of legal experts.

Baseless and malicious, says Capt Amarinder on allegations of deputing police officers to negotiate with farmers

CHANDIGARH: Rejecting as completely baseless and malicious all allegations and reports to the contrary, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said there was no question of deputing police officers to negotiate with farmers protesting at the Delhi border.

At behest of Modi, Captain did ‘drama’ on agricultural laws in Vidhan Sabha: Bhagwant Mann

CHANDIGARH: The failure of the Punjab government for not been able to send the unanimously passed agriculture laws in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, to the President of India, was a result of the collusion between Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and the Governor, who were acting at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Punjab Government issues defamation notice to Sach Kahun Newspaper for publishing misleading news

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government on Thursday, issued a defamation notice under sections 499, 500, 501 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to the Editor-in-Chief Parkash Singh Salwara and Editor Tilak Raj Sharma of the Daily Newspaper Sach Kahun for publishing misleading news regarding farming laws on January 5, 2021.

Modi Govt has repealed 1200 Acts since 2014, then what is the difficulty in repealing three farm laws? Bir Devinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Narendra Modi Government has scrapped record 1200 Acts, since 2014  And 1824 more have already been identified for repeal as per the statement of the Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, than where is the difficulty to repeal three anti-farmers laws, enacted recently for the benefit of the big corporate,  against the fundamental interests of the farmers.

Singla and Arora assail BJP for misusing the constitutional posts to weaken the democratic elected governments

CHANDIGARH: Cabinet Ministers and Senior Congress leaders Mr Vijay Inder Singla and Sunder Sham Arora today slammed the BJP for misusing the constitutional posts to weaken the democratic elected government in the state.

The Governor, CM fracas, most unfortunate for the State of Punjab : Bir Devinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Bir Devinder Singh Former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha today in a statement said that the recent fracas between the Governor of Punjab Mr. V P Singh Badnore and the Chief Minister of Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh a sad omen for Punjab.

All Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha members of Punjab should resign to make Kisan Sangharsh a success: Ranjit Singh Brahmpura

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Akali Dal Taksali President Jathedar Ranjit Singh Brahmpura strongly condemned the intransigence of the Government of India  He appealed to Members Lok sabha and Rajya Sabha Members to announce their resignations to the Speaker of the Lok Sabha for their sincere support to the Kisan Sangharsh to oppose the black law imposed on them by the Central Government.  

Bir Devinder Singh joins issue with Capt Amarinder Singh, seeks details of his meeting with Amit Shah

CHANDIGARH: Former Deputy speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Bir Devinder Singh has raised questions over statement made by  Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh after latter's meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and sought to know details of the meeting.

"Not scared of ED or anyone else", Punjab CM says, he fully support farmer agitation

CHANDIGARH: Asserting that he was not scared of ED or anyone else, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday slammed all the opposition parties in the state for playing politics with the lives of the farmers to further their own interests.

Punjab CM condoles death of former minister Satpal Gosain

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday mourned the sad demise of former Deputy Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha and Cabinet Minister Satpal Gosain (85), who passed away in a private hospital at Ludhiana after a brief illness, this evening. He is survived by his wife, a son and three daughters.

Not against corporates but need regulation to protect farmer's interests, says Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Expressing concern over the difference of opinion between the state and central governments on the agricultural bills, Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday  categorically stated, “We are not against corporates but there has to be a regulation to protect the farmers and the long-standing relationship they have with the Arhtiyas.” Any attempt to do away with this system will not work, he asserted, adding that his government had brought in Bills in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha to negate the impact of the central farm laws and had also taken up the issue with the Prime Minister, the Union Home Minister, among others.

Rana K.P Singh greets people on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh today extended his warm wishes to all the Punjabis living across the globe on the sacred occasion of the festival of lights- Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas.

Capt Amarinder Singh appeals to MLAs of all parties to accompany him for meeting President on Nov.4

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday appealed to the MLAs of all the political parties to accompany him to meet the President of India on November 4 to request him to accord speedy assent to the amended farm laws passed by the State Assembly to counter the draconian central farm laws.

Ruling Congress played fraud with farmers: Sukhbir Badal

CHANDIGARH: Two days after the three Bills that aimed to negate the Central farm laws were passed by the legislative Assembly in Punjab, the Shriomani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday rejected them, saying the ruling Congress played fraud with the farmers.

Rana KP Singh receives set of books penned by Acharya Sri Mahapragya

CHANDIGARH:The Jain community not only insisted on ahimsa but also laid stress on the greater service to humanity. Jain community has made a huge contribution in development of the country, besides enriching the Indian culture, described Rana KP Singh, Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha, while meeting with delegation of the Jain community here today.

Condition of occupation and cultivation for allotment of land to farmers reduced to 10 years: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:The condition of 12 years occupation and cultivation for allotment of land to small and marginal farmers was today reduced to 10 years in the ‘Punjab (Welfare and Settlement of Small and Marginal Farmers) Allotment of State Government Land Bill, 2020, on the request of the Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi during the concluding day of special Session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

Major conspiracy behind Sukhbir’s silence on bills passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Sunil Jakhar

CHANDIGARH:While questioning the silence of Shiromani Akali Dal’s president Sukhbir Singh Badal upon bills passed by Punjab Government to save the farmers from the provisions of draconian laws of Union Government, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee’s president Mr. Sunil Jakhar said that it might be a part of big conspiracy as Sukhbir would be having hand in glove with BJP.

Punjab BJP leaders hiding their faces from Punjabis while their counterparts from Haryana senselessly commenting on bills: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH:School Education and Public Works Minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, lashed out at BJP leaders for criticizing new pro-farmer bills passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha and questioned the locus standi of Haryana BJP chief to comment upon Punjab affairs. Mr. Singla said, “Have the Punjab BJP leaders sold out their own state’s interests to another state while even their own MLAs in the Vidhan Sabha walked away during special session?”

Kejriwal again stabbed Punjab & Punjabis in the back: Congress leaders

CHANDIGARH: The Congress leaders today castigated Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for branding the bills passed by the Punjab Vidhan Sabha as 'Drama' and said that this act of kejriwal has once again proved that he is not even remotely concerned with Punjab or its interests.

Amarinder Singh govt running away from enacting law on crop procurement at MSP: Bhagwant Mann

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab President and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann termed the three bills passed by the Punjab Government in the specially convened Punjab Vidhan Sabha as parallel to the three Central Agriculture Bills, adding that they were not enough to safeguard the interests of farmers of the state.

Punjab farmers exempt goods trains to run till Nov 5, agitation to continue

CHANDIGARH: The 30 farmer unions of Punjab have decided to continue their agitation against the farm bills but allowed the goods trains to fun till November 5 to facilitate supply of coal for thermal plants in the state.

Seven key bills approved by house during special session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Vidhan Sabha today passed seven important bills on the concluding day of the specially convened session chaired by Speaker Rana KP Singh.

Unanimous passing of agriculture bills by Punjab Vidhan Sabha historic: Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary

PHAGWARA: Former Punjab Youth Congress President and Phillaur assembly constituency incharge Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary termed the unanimous passing of agriculture bills by Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday ‘historic’ and celebrated the event with people of Phillaur. The farmers played dhol, distributed sweets and raised slogans like ‘Captain Sarkar Zindabad’, ‘Congress Party Zindabad’ to mark the momentous occasion.

Sukhjinder Randhawa lambasts Union Govt during debate on Agriculture bills in Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH: The border State of Punjab has more to fear from Modi Government than the neighbouring countries. The Union Government in the garb of Covid-19, has framed three laws which are anti farmer in nature and broken the backbone of farmers, labourers and arhtiyas. This was stated by the Cooperation and Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa in his address in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

Punjab CM to meet Governor alongwith MLAs to apprise him of bills passed by Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH: Capt Amarinder Singh Chief Minister Punjab along with MLAs will meet Hon’ble Governor Punjab at 4pm at Punjab Raj Bhawan Sec 7, Chandigarh.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha adjourned for the day, Capt Amarinder to table bill tomorrow

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Rana KP Singh today adjourned the Vidhan Sabha for the day and second session will be held tomorrow at 10 AM.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha special session begins, new bill to negate central act proposed

CHANDIGARH: The much hyped special session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha started today at 11 AM and adjourned for an hour after paying tributes to departed souls of farmers.

Special Assembly Session: AAP delegation meets Speaker Rana KP Singh; submits memorandum on core issues of concern

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab, while welcoming the decision of the Amarinder Singh government for giving a final nod to the one-day special Vidhan Sabha session on Monday (October 19) against the contentious agriculture laws being imposed by the Modi-led government at the centre, adding that keeping in view the significance of the sensitive issue linked to the very existence of peasantry, the one-day session was too short a period for the purpose.

Rahul Gandhi,Capt Amarinder vow to froce centre to revoke black farm laws

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday joined Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in pledging to force the Union Government to revoke the draconian Farm Laws, which they said will be debated in the special session of the Vidhan Sabha on Monday with the aim to aggressively and effectively combat the damaging impact of the legislations on farmers.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha Session on October 19

CHANDIGARH: An official Spokesperson of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha said that the Governor of Punjab has summoned the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha to meet for its 13th (Special) Session on October 19 at 11  AM in Punjab Vidhan Sabha Hall, Vidhan Bhavan at Chandigarh.

AAP blames Punjab CM for being insensitive on farm laws, Cheema raises Question on one day session

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab senior leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP)  Harpal Singh Cheema on Friday alleged that Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was maintaining double standards over the Centre's agriculture laws, adding that scared of the relentless farmers' struggle backed by the people of Punjab from all walks of life, the government was indulging in enacting political theatrics to mislead the hassled community.

Cabinet okeys presentation of Punjab state vigilance commission bill for enactment in assembly

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved conversion of the Punjab State Vigilance Commission Ordinance, 2020, into a Bill for enactment in the next session of the Vidhan Sabha.

Special Punjab Vidhan Sabha session on Oct 19 to bring in bill to Negate Centre's dangerous farm laws

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has decided to convene a special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Monday, October 19, to bring in a legislation to counter the dangerous anti-farmer Farm Laws of the central government.