Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday condoled the sad demise of Bollywood idol Dilip Kumar (98) who passed away in Mumbai this morning after prolonged illness.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today demanded the Congress government offer a financial package to the state industry for the losses suffered by it due to the current forced lockdown on account of power supply mismanagement.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Transport Wing will hold a ‘dharna’ in front of chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence – New Moti Bagh palace at Patiala on July 12 to highlight the plight of the transport sector and demand transporters be exempted from road tax for one year.
Taking his Delhi counterpart head on for failing to provide free power to the farmers in the national capital, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday slammed Arvind Kejriwal for making false promises on free power in Punjab with an eye on the 2022 Assembly polls.
In order to further improve health conditions of soil of the state, the Punjab government will provide 20,000 MT Gypsum on 50 percent subsidy to farmers.
In a bid to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to maximum people across the state, Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government on Saturday launched the 'Mega Vaccination Drive' under which 5.5 lacs persons covered in a day and data is still being compiled.
Sukhbir Badal said “such kind of tactics cannot stop the SAD from exposing the mining mafia whose tentacles reach up to the chief minister as well as the All Indian Congress Committee (AICC)”.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today held protests before PSPCL offices across Punjab to highlight the plight of farmers, domestic consumers and the industry who are suffering because the Congress government deliberately withheld eight hour free supply to farmers.
The Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government has set up a state-level committee to regularly track, monitor and ensure speedy investigation in all sexual offences against women and children, with clearly defined SOPs to guide the investigation process.
Captain Amarinder Singh also lauded the efforts of wildlife for conservation of Indus Dolphins that have been declared as State Aquatic Animals in 2019.