Punjab wants postponement of Class X and XII Board exams

Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought postponement of the Class X and XII Board exams in order to allay the uncertainty among students and parents. The Chief Minister has written to Union Education Minister Ramesh ‘Nishank’ Pokhriyal, pointing to the prevailing situation and stressing that “it would only … Read more Punjab wants postponement of Class X and XII Board exams

'Has No Decision-making Authority': Punjab CM Rules Out Prashant Kishor's Role in Ticket Distribution

Terming media reports as baseless, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ruled out any role of Prashant Kishor in finalisation of Congress tickets in the forthcoming assembly elections. “There is no question of it. Kishor has no say in the matter,” said the Chief Minister, amid reports of resentment brewing in the Punjab … Read more 'Has No Decision-making Authority': Punjab CM Rules Out Prashant Kishor's Role in Ticket Distribution

Sonu Sood becomes brand ambassador for Punjab’s anti COVID-19 vaccination programme | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

Often tagged as the ‘Real hero of India’ and ‘Messiah’ by his loyal fans, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has been garnering praises from every corner of society for his extraordinary philanthropic work amid the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic and even after that. Now, the government of Punjab has declared him the brand … Read more Sonu Sood becomes brand ambassador for Punjab’s anti COVID-19 vaccination programme | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

Punjab farmers to get money directly in accounts, Centre rejects state’s plea to route through arhtiyas

Farmers in Punjab will get direct payment in their bank accounts against the procurement of wheat from this season. The centre has rejected state’s demand to continue with the existing system of payment of minimum support price routed through arhtiyas. A delegation of ministers from Punjab met union food minister Piyush Goyal, who turned down … Read more Punjab farmers to get money directly in accounts, Centre rejects state’s plea to route through arhtiyas

FCI helps Punjab stave off crisis by lifting wheat stock | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) under the central government has helped the Punjab government tide over a crisis which would have hit wheat procurement scheduled to start from April 10, by lifting 22.42 million tonnes of the foodgrain held with the state agencies since 2018-19. Failure to clear the stock would have … Read more FCI helps Punjab stave off crisis by lifting wheat stock | India News – Times of India

India hold Oman 1-1 in first international match after COVID-19 lockdown | Football News – Times of India

DUBAI: The Indian football team made a fine comeback in the second half to hold fancied Oman 1-1 in its first international match in more than a year though the Gulf side dominated the friendly on Thursday. India conceded a goal in the 42nd minute with Chinglensana Singh‘s clearance crossing the goal-line after hitting goalkeeper … Read more India hold Oman 1-1 in first international match after COVID-19 lockdown | Football News – Times of India

On Budget day in Punjab, SAD to hold ‘Punjab Mangda Hisab’ protests against Congress government

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will be holding protests in all constituencies of the state on March 8 to demand an explanation from the Congress government for reneging on all promises made to the people. The ‘dharna’ will be held under the banner of the ‘Punjab Mangda Hisab’ campaign of the SAD. On March … Read more On Budget day in Punjab, SAD to hold ‘Punjab Mangda Hisab’ protests against Congress government

Punjab CM urges BCCI to include Mohali cricket stadium for IPL

Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai have been shortlisted as potential venues but the BCCI is yet to take a final call on the matter Expressing surprise over the exclusion of Mohali from the list of venues shortlisted for the upcoming IPL, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday appealed to the BCCI to reconsider … Read more Punjab CM urges BCCI to include Mohali cricket stadium for IPL

Eye on Polls, Amarinder Singh Brings Back Prashant Kishor with Cabinet Rank As Farmer Continue Stir

Senior Congress leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said poll strategist Prashant Kishor has joined him as his principal advisor. “Happy to share that @PrashantKishor has joined me as my Principal Advisor. Look forward to working together for the betterment of the people of Punjab!” said Singh in a tweet. Assembly election … Read more Eye on Polls, Amarinder Singh Brings Back Prashant Kishor with Cabinet Rank As Farmer Continue Stir

Opposition to Corner Punjab Govt on ‘Failure’ to Honour Poll Promises in Budget Session

The Budget Session of the Punjab Assembly, starting from Monday, is likely to witness fireworks, with the opposition deciding to corner the Amarinder Singh-led government over its “failure” to honour its poll promises despite completing four years of its term. The members of the House will assemble on Monday for the Punjab governor’s address and … Read more Opposition to Corner Punjab Govt on ‘Failure’ to Honour Poll Promises in Budget Session