Monday, May 17, 2021

punjab vidhan sabha

Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker nominates various committees of House for year 2021-22

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh on Wednesday nominated various Committees of the House for the year 2021-22. A notification in this regard has been issued.

Bir Devinder Singh says resignation by Jakhar and Randhawa is political drama

CHANDIGARH: Former Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Bir Devinder Singh today said that resignations by PPCC president Sunil Jakhar and Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa are a political drama.

Covid-19 impact: Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker postpones marriage of his son

CHANDIGARH:  The sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in Punjab and other states has forced Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh to postpone the marriage of his son. The marriage was scheduled for May 7, 2021.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker mourns passing away of Sant Baba Dilawar Singh

Harsh should not have replied ‘So Harshly’ to the sublime suggestions of Dr. Manmohan Singh: Bir Devinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Bir Devinder Singh has taken serious objection to language and tone of Union Health Minister Harsh Wardhan while replying to letter written by former Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh to Narender Modi.

Preneet Kaur hands over Ex-gratia grant worth Rs18 Lakh from CM relief fund to the families of March 29 Thapar Chowk accident victims

PATIALA: Member of Parliament from Patiala, Mrs Preneet Kaur on Sunday reiterated the Punjab government's solidarity with farmers in their fight against the three anti farm laws, while handing over cheques of ex-gratia grant worth Rs. 18 lakh from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to the families of the victims who were killed/got injured in a tragic accident taken place on March 29 at Thapar University Chowk in Patiala, while they were expressing solidarity by protesting against centre's anti farm laws.

A high-level delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic) to meet Punjab Governor: Dhindsa

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic) President, Sh. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa today announced that after holding detailed discussions with the senior members of his party over the ongoing serious situation arisen after the High Court had quashed the investigation that was done by SIT Chief, IG Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh in Kotkapura Police Firing case and now how an honest and brave officer like him has been mentally pressurised to submit his resignation.

Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Rana KP Singh condemns attack on BJP MLA

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh has strongly condemned the attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Abohar, Arun Narang at Malout today.

Bir Devinder demands to withdraw Punjab Govt order of keeping silence for one hour every Saturday

CHANDIGARH: Former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha today demanded to withdraw Punjab Government order of One hour mandatory silence from 11.00 AM to 12.00 on every Saturday.

14th (BUDGET) session of 15th Punjab Sabha prorogued

CHANDIGARH:The Governor of Punjab has ordered to prorogue the 14th (Budget) session of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha. 

Leaders from across party line recalls Sardar Buta Singh’s role in nation building and securing its unity

PHAGWARA: An indebted nation today paid floral tributes to former Union Home Minister and former Governor Sardar Buta Singh on his birth anniversary.

Neither hiked nor any proposal to increase vehicle tax in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:There is no proposal to increase the tax on private vehicles (Personalized Motor Vehicles) in Punjab and the tax rates, which were notified on February 12, 2021, are still applicable in the state.

Eight key bills approved by house during budget session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Vidhan Sabha today passed eight important bills in the budget session chaired by Speaker Rana KP Singh.

Punjab CM declares continued commitment to empower Women & Girl child at every level

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Monday unanimously passed a Resolution saluting the “indomitable spirit of women in contributing to the progress of the Nation”, with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh declaring his government’s strong and continued commitment to the empowerment of women and the girl child at every level, including the family, the work place and the society in general.

AAP MLAs protest for rights of Dalit students, hold foot march along with Dalit activists

CHANDIGARH: Protesting for the rights of the Dalits students of the state, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on the fifth day of the budget session on Friday, held a foot march from MLA hostel to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha. Showing resentment over the issue,

Punjab Vidhan Sabha passes unanimous resolution for checking depletion of ground water table

CHANDIGARH:Expressing concern over the depleting ground water level in the state, the Punjab Vidhan Sabha today passed a unanimous resolution urging the Punjab government to take immediate steps for saving the ground water of the state.

Capt Amarinder leads Punjab Vidhan Sabha in obituary references to Farmers and Farm Labourers

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday led the Vidhan Sabha in paying tribute to eminent personalities, including farmers and farm labourers died during the ongoing farmers’ agitation, freedom fighters and political personalities besides unsung Covid warriors, who had passed away since the last session of the Assembly.

Police used water canaons to stop SAD workers heading to gherao Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Police today used water canons to stop Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) workers who were heading to gherao Punjab Vidhan Sabha after holding a rally in sector 25 here.

Punjab Bhawan declared extended precint of the house for Budge session

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh has declared the Punjab Bhawan, Sector-3, Chandigarh as an extended precinct of the House for the Budget session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha in view of resurging COVID-19 pandemic.

Chief Secretary reviews the progress of ‘paperless working’ in Punjab Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Secretary Ms. Vini Mahajan, on Friday, held a review meeting with the Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India and Dr. Rajinder S. Shukla and Joint Secretary Dr. Satya Parkash to make the proceedings of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha paperless under 'Digital India'.

Punjab CM urges PM to ensure urgent resolution of farmer's stir to satisfaction of farmers

CHANDIGARH: Expressing serious concern over the threat to the state’s agriculture as a result of the ‘disruption caused by the three new Farm Laws’, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure urgent resolution of the ongoing farm unrest by the Centre “to the satisfaction of the protesting farmers by addressing all their grievances.”

Punjab cabinet paves way for deemed approval of regulatory clearance and auto renewal for Ind projects

CHANDIGARH: To facilitate new industrial projects to take off expeditiously without delay, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday gave the nod to amend the Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion Act, 2016 for incorporating provisions for automated deemed approval of various regulatory clearances.

Punjab govt plans to unveil budget on March 8, session proposed from March 1 to 10

Chandigarh:The Captain Amarinder Singh government plans to unveil its budget for Punjab for 2021-22 on March 8.

Sikh Jatha must leave for Nankana Sahib as scheduled despite all impediments set forth by the BJP Govt: Bir Devinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Bir Devinder Singh former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and Sikh thinker today condemned the BJP led center governments decision of not allowing the Sikh Jatha to go to Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

Capt Amarinder Singh has proven to be real captain of Punjab: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has emerged as the real Captain and undisputed leader of the State leading Congress party from the front and steering it to the victory in every electoral battle since 2017 thus stamping his class on every mission he has chosen to focus on. Captain Amarinder Singh would also be the face of the party in 2022 Assembly elections owing to his qualities of head and heart.

Punjab Bird Fest 2021 in Ropar concluded with flying colours

CHANDIGARH/RUPNAGAR: Punjab Bird Fest 2021 was concluded today after a series of bird walks & a two-day Photo Exhibition. Ropar Wildlife Division, Department of Forests and Wildlife Preservation, Punjab had organized 3rd edition of Punjab Bird Fest in Ropar which came to end with a valedictory function. Celebrated at Bird Watch Centre, the event was studded with significant & celebrated personalities. Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Sh KPS Rana was the chief guest who was accompanied by Mr Manish Tewari, MP Shri Anandpur Sahib

We are all together in this battle, all party meet called by Punjab CM sends out strong message

CHANDIGARH: A rare and complete unanimity prevailed at the all-party meeting convened on Monday by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on the need to sink all political differences to stand unitedly with the farmers in their fight against the black Farm Laws, with the message that “we are all together in this battle.”

SC commission stays implementation of letter dated 10/10/2014 pertaining to Roster points

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes today stayed the implementation of a contentious letter dated 10/10/2014 pertaining to Roster points.

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.