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Badal opposes proposal of hike in power tariff

Badal opposes proposal of hike in power tariff

Chandgarh – Shiromanali Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal condemns the plan of raising the power tariff by Congress Government. Capt government forcing the Punjab State Power Co-orporation Limited (PSPCL) to increase the 8-14 percent hike in power tariff for 2019-20.  SAD chief asked Punjab CM Captain Amarinder to tell ...

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Rajiv Gandhi’s statute vandalised in Ludhiana, Captain asks Sukhbir to apologise

Rajiv Gandhi's statute vandalised in Ludhiana, Captain asks Sukhbir to apologise

Chandigarh (ANI): After the statue of Rajiv Gandhi was vandalised in Ludhiana, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal to apologise for allegedly indulging in pretty politics. Warning Badal that such acts would backfire on his party in the coming Lok Sabha elections, the Chief Minister also asked the SAD president ...

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About Rs 10 cr for Punjab under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

About Rs 10 cr for Punjab under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

New Delhi (ANI): About Rs 10 crore was released to Punjab during the last three years for the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Dr Virendra Kumar informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply. These funds were released during the year of 2015-16, 2016-17, and ...

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Centre accepts Punjab CM’s request to reduce state’s share in Shahpur dam project

Centre accepts Punjab CM's request to reduce state's share in Shahpur dam project

Chandigarh (ANI): The Central Government has agreed to enhancing its share in the Shahpur Kandi Dam project on river Ravi from 60 to 86 per cent, thus conceding Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s request to reduce  Punjab’s contribution to only 14 per cent. The revision of the Centre:State ratio in the national project by the Union ...

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2019 polls: Badals running around like ‘scared rabbits with no hole to hide’ says Capt

Chandigarh  (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that Badals, who lead Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), were running around like “scared rabbits with no hole to hide”, fearing defeat in the Lok Sabha polls next year. “Faced by imminent defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Badals were running around like scared rabbits, with no ...

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Sajjan Kumar appears at Patiala House Court in another case of anti-Sikh riots

New Delhi (ANI): Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on Thursday appeared before Patiala House Court for hearing in the 2nd case registered by CBI on the recommendation of Nanavati Commission. Kumar is facing trial on charges of murder and rioting in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case pertaining to killing in Delhi’s Sultanpuri. The second case against Kumar was filed by the ...

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