Chandigarh : President of the All-India Jat Maha Sabha and former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today announced a campaign against the Chief Minister to inform the people that the latter had "harmed" the interests of the Jats in the state by delaying a decision on including them in the Backward Class (BC) category.
Chandigarh: The Congress on Wednesday flayed the SAD-BJP government for non-payment of salaries to the state government staff, saying the functioning of government departments was paralysed, causing problems to the people.
Chandigarh : The main Opposition Congress on Monday boycotted the Governor’s address to the state legislature and staged a “slogan-shouting” walkout to mark its protest against “continuation of Ministers allegedly named in the multi-crore drugs racket”.
Chandigarh: Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday slammed the Punjab government for not making a recommendation to the Centre for reservation to Jats under the OBC category, saying the community in Punjab was deprived of the benefit.
Jalandhar: Blaming Bholath MLA Bibi Jagir Kaur of indulging in unconstitutional practice of garnering publicity, Punjab Congress spokesperson Sukhpal Khaira on Tuesday demanded criminal penal action against her for usurping Rs 10 lakh of MPLAD funds of Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Santosh Chaudhary.
Chandigarh : In a bid to foil the attempt of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to take credit of the Centre’s decision, the Punjab Council of Ministers on Tuesday night strongly condemned the decision of the Union government to exclude the Jats and Jat Sikhs of Punjab from the benefits of reservation extended to these communities in other states. To undo the damage, the Cabinet decided to declare Jats and Jat Sikhs of Punjab as ‘backward classes (BC).’
New Delhi: A day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues tendered their resignations, the Union Cabinet tonight recommended imposition of the President’s Rule in Delhi with the state Assembly kept in suspended animation.
Manila : An Indian businessman has been shot dead in the Philippines by two unidentified gunmen, the third such incident in less than three months involving Indian nationals.