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Punjab to ban single use plastic from July

Punjab to ban single use plastic from July

🕔17:35, 5.Jun 2022

In a bid to reduce carbon emissions, the Punjab government on Sunday announced to impose ban on single-used plastic from the next month. Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) In a bid to reduce carbon emissions, the Punjab government on Sunday announced to

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Punjab to procure 132 lakh tonnes of wheat

Punjab to procure 132 lakh tonnes of wheat

🕔11:49, 29.Mar 2022

Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Punjab has fixed a target of procuring 132 lakh tonnes of wheat that will begin on April 1 and culminate on May 31, officials said on Tuesday. The Centre has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) of

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BJP set to retain power in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa & Manipur; AAP sweeps Punjab

BJP set to retain power in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa & Manipur; AAP sweeps Punjab

🕔07:06, 11.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to retain power in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) secured a landslide victory in Punjab. The AAP is the first regional

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EC makes elaborate arrangements for counting of votes in five states

EC makes elaborate arrangements for counting of votes in five states

🕔07:42, 10.Mar 2022

The Election Commission on Wednesday said that elaborate arrangements for counting of votes on March 10 in 690 Assembly constituencies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh and bypoll to Assam’s Majuli have been made. New Delhi, March 10

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Polling across 117 assembly seats in Punjab begins

Polling across 117 assembly seats in Punjab begins

🕔09:24, 20.Feb 2022

Polling across 117 Assembly constituencies began on Sunday morning in Punjab that is witnessing a multi-cornered contest with more than 2.14 crore voters exercising their franchise to decide the fate of 1,304 candidates, including 93 women and two transgenders. Chandigarh,

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Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

🕔07:16, 25.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a virtual meeting with nine states and United Territories on Tuesday to take stock of the prevailing Covid situation. A source said that Mandaviya will interact with the health

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1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls

1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls

🕔19:16, 20.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Centre will deploy around 1,700 companies of paramilitary forces in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Goa, and Manipur, officials said. Over 100 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have already

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List of Congress candidates for Punjab Assembly elections

List of Congress candidates for Punjab Assembly elections

🕔14:58, 15.Jan 2022

List of Candidates 1 and 2 Click above on 1 and 2 to download the list  

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SC agrees to set up panel headed by ex-SC judge to probe PM security breach

SC agrees to set up panel headed by ex-SC judge to probe PM security breach

🕔12:34, 10.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to set up a panel, headed by a former apex court judge, to probe the Prime Minister Narendra Modi security breach in Punjab last week. After a detailed hearing in

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With poll announcement, Model Code of Conduct kicks in 5 states

With poll announcement, Model Code of Conduct kicks in 5 states

🕔10:20, 9.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) With the announcement of the seven-phase polling for assembly elections for five states on Saturday, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) has come into force with immediate effect. The Model Code of Conduct for political parties

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Seven-phase polls in five states from Feb 10-Mar 7, counting on Mar 10

Seven-phase polls in five states from Feb 10-Mar 7, counting on Mar 10

🕔20:54, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Spanned over seven phases, the elections to five states Assemblies — Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gao, Punjab and Manipur — would be held from February 10 to March 7, and the counting of votes will take place

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Here is how seven-phase polls to five states will pan out

Here is how seven-phase polls to five states will pan out

🕔20:48, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Assembly elections in five states — Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur — would be held in seven phases with voting from February 10 to March 7 with 690 seats up for grabs. The

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PM security breach in Punjab, SC to hear matter on Friday

PM security breach in Punjab, SC to hear matter on Friday

🕔12:06, 6.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The matter connected with the security breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Punjab a day ago was raised before the Supreme Court on Thursday. The top court agreed to hear the matter on Friday. Senior

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Punjab to have bio-fuel projects to prevent stubble burning

Punjab to have bio-fuel projects to prevent stubble burning

🕔16:44, 23.Nov 2021

Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Invest Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India for setting up bio-fuel projects and compressed bio-gas plants (Bio-CNG) that will help in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions generated

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7 states meet Q2 capex target, get permission to mobilise additional Rs 16,691 cr

7 states meet Q2 capex target, get permission to mobilise additional Rs 16,691 cr

🕔18:44, 12.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Seven states — Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Punjab, Rajasthan and Telangana — have achieved the target set by the Ministry of Finance for the capital expenditure upto 2nd Quarter of 2021-22. As an incentive, these

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Widespread rainfall forecast in north India

Widespread rainfall forecast in north India

🕔16:18, 26.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 26  There will be widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy showers likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh till July 29, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on

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Punjab faces power outages, cut in industrial units for 48 hours

Punjab faces power outages, cut in industrial units for 48 hours

🕔07:47, 2.Jul 2021

Chandigarh, July 2 Amid farmers’ agitation over electricity outages during the current paddy season and its high demand owing to monsoon lying dormant, electricity-deficit state-owned Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) on Thursday announced a two-day off for industrial consumers,

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PM dials CMs of Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab, U’Khand on Covid

PM dials CMs of Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab, U’Khand on Covid

🕔18:35, 9.May 2021

New Delhi, May 9  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held telephonic discussions with the Chief Ministers of Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab and Uttarakhand to take stock of the Covid-19 situation in their respective states, said sources. The Prime Minister spoke

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Punjab 13th state to complete One Nation One Ration Card reform

Punjab 13th state to complete One Nation One Ration Card reform

🕔15:35, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Punjab has become the 13th state in the country to successfully undertake “One Nation One Ration Card system” reform stipulated by the Finance Ministry. The state has now become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of

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Hybrid National Horticulture Fair attracts farmers from North India

Hybrid National Horticulture Fair attracts farmers from North India

🕔07:30, 10.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 10  Farmers of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan were enthusiastically interacting with horticultural scientists via a virtual platform on Tuesday. This was in contrast with a section of farmers, especially from Punjab,

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