Poll promises of Congress govt in Punjab: So far, half good

CHANDIGARH : The poll manifesto of the Congress was like a goodie bag. It had a promise for every section of voters: debt waiver for farmers, wiping out scourge of drugs in four weeks, 50 lakh smartphones for youth, one job per family, 33% reservation in jobs for women, free plots for scheduled castes and hike in the amount of pensions and welfare schemes. The More...

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By punjaboutlook2015 On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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Summon Capt, AAP MLAs tell Akal Takht

Amritsar : Leader of the Opposition HS Phoolka today urged Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to summon CM Capt Amarinder Singh and other Congress legislators for “denigrating” the turban of AAP leaders. Phoolka More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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House clears Bill to end ‘kurki’

CHANDIGARH : The state Assembly on Friday passed the Punjab Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2017, and deleted Clause 67-A, providing for ‘kurki’ of farmers’ land pledged to raise loans. With the clause More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Intel says 4 terrorists have crossed from Pakistan, twin Punjab border towns under threat

GURDASPUR : The security agencies in Punjab have been warned again of a terror attack in the twin border towns of Pathankot and Gurdaspur by intelligence agencies, who believe four terrorists have crossed the international More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Inter-state racket busted: Petrol pumps filled less fuel

Thane/lucknow  : TECHNICIANS OF six major companies that supply fuel dispensers to petrol pumps across the country are under the scanner of the Thane Police for their role in allegedly colluding with the owners More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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SAD-BJP to counter Cong ‘white paper’

Chandigarh : The SAD-BJP alliance will present a paper to counter the “white paper” being brought out by the Congress in the ongoing Budget session. The alliance will oppose the Congress claims that the previous More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Government of India appointed Mrs Reenat Sandhu as new Ambassador to Italy

New Delhi (Sandeep Singh Chahal) The Government of India appointed Reenat Sandhu as the country’s new Ambassador to Italy where she will take up her new assignment within a couple of days. She is a wife More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Badal’s home district of Mukatsar Sahib tops list of 7 districts in farmer suicides

Jalandhar : A total of 1,674 farmers/agricultural labourers committed suicide between 2000 and 2016 in the seven districts of Punjab – Mukatsar Sahib, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib, Patiala, Hoshiarpur, Rupnagar and More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Farmers block highways across Haryana

Chandigarh : A large number of Haryana farmers today blocked traffic on various highways across the state to protest the killing of five Madhya Pradesh agriculturists in police firing and seek implementation of More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Ten pilgrims from Amritsar killed as bus skids off road in Himachal’s Kangra district

DHARAMSHALA : At least 10 people were killed and 30 injured when a private bus skidded off the road at Dhaliara in Dehra sub-division of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district on Thursday. The victims belong to Amritsar. More...

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