Bhagwant Expands Cabinet; ‘Hindu-Face’ Arora, Singer Anmol Make The Cut

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday expanded his cabinet, the first since he was sworn in on March 16, with the induction of five ministers and a mixed representation of old lieutenants and new warhorses including those close to him. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has included Sunam MLA Aman Arora, Amritsar South MLA Inderbir

Punjab CM Waives Off Pending Electricity Bills, Gives Free Electricity

CHANDIGARH/ NEW DELHI: In a decision that should bring smiles to many in Punjab, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann decided to waive all the pending electricity bills till December 31, 2021. While there was some confusion among people that arrears of up to 2 KW were waived off, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the

Kejriwal Challenges BJP At Union Min’s Home Turf

SHIMLA: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the home turf of Union minister Anurag Thakur ahead of the Himachal Pradesh polls. Highlighting the education system in Delhi, where his party is in power, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo told the people

Rahul Gandhi To Meet Moosewala’s Family On Tuesday

NEW DELHI: Days after the broad daylight murder of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala in Punjab, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will meet his family members on Tuesday, party sources said on Monday. According to Congress sources, Rahul Gandhi, who was on a foreign visit and had returned to India on Saturday night

1st Since 2015 Gurdaspur, Rocket Launcher Fired At Punjab Police Int HQ

NEW DELHI: Unknown men fired at heavily-guarded Punjab Police intelligence headquarters in Mohali’s sector 77 on late Monday evening in a daring attack, stoking memories of a dreadful strike by pro-Khalistani outfits in 1995 leading to the killing of then Punjab CM Beant Singh. Sources in Punjab Police said that a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG)-like

Time To Be Cautious, CM Bhagwant Mann…

Today a substantial quantity of some explosive material has been recovered from a vehicle in Karnal. Though initial reports claim it to be RDX, one needs to wait for the authentic report from explosive experts. Keeping in view some of the incidents of recent past which took place in Punjab, including a blast in a

Cong Meets Punjab Guv On Cases Against Lamba, Kumar Vishwas

  CHANDIGARH: In wake of the deteriorating law and order situation in Punjab, a Congress delegation on Tuesday met Governor Banwari Lal Purohit and also highlighted the misuse of police force to file a case against party leader Alka Lamba and poet Dr Kumar Vishwas. The delegation led by Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh Raja

Instrument Of Surrender: Congress On Mann, Kejriwal’s Knowledge Sharing Agreement

  CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: Hours after Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann signed a knowledge sharing agreement with the Delhi government, Congress on Tuesday roasted the state government describing the agreement as an ‘instrument of surrender’. The remarks came soon after Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that a Knowledge Sharing Agreement has been signed

Edu Tour: Punjab CM Mann Visits National Capital To Learn & Replicate ‘Delhi Model’

  NEW DELHI: With an eye to replicate his leader and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘Delhi Model’, newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann visited state government-run health institutes and schools on Monday. Mann was accompanied by Kejriwal, who is also the national convenor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and Manish Sisodia, the Deputy CM of

Punjab: Bhagwant Gets Home, Harjot Bains Law & Tourism; Meet Hayer Will Be Edu Mantri

  CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday allocated portfolios to newly-appointed ministers while keeping the Home department with himself. The chief minister, who took the oath of office on March 16, has given the Finance portfolio to Harpal Cheema, Education to Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, and the Health department to Dr Vijay Singhla.