Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo)

Punjab extends curfew by two weeks after May 3

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced extension of curfew in the state by two weeks after May 3, while unveiling steps for limited lifting of the lockdown restrictions from Thursday in the non-containment and non-red zones with strict adherence to Covid-19 safety protocols. Based on the report of the expert committee set […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo/Twitter)

Evacuate Sikhs stranded in Afghanistan: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought the intervention of the Minister of External Affairs for evacuation of Sikh families stranded in Afghanistan. “Dear S. Jaishankar, there are a large number of Sikh families who want to be flown out of Afghanistan,” the Chief Minister tweeted. Dear @DrSJaishankar, there are a large number […]

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (File Photo)

Complete lockdown in Punjab till March 31

Chandigarh: As a preventing step to counter the coronavirus spread, the Punjab government on Sunday announced complete lockdown across the state till March 31, becoming the second state after Rajasthan for enforcing shutdown. A decision in this regard was taken by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. All essential government services will continue and shops selling essential […]

Chief Ministers of five states who have declared that they will not implement CAA in their respective states (File Photo)

States will have to implement Citizenship Amendment Act: MHA officials

New Delhi: While five non-BJP ruled states are making grandiose noises about not implementing the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Home Ministry has in no ambiguous terms snubbed the rhetoric as “political posturing”. Home Ministry officials have clarified following the Opposition proclamations of naysayers that this is not a choice that states can take or leave, but […]

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (File Photo/Twitter)

Will not implement CAB in Punjab, says Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh: Terming the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) as a direct assault on India’s secular character, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his government would not allow the legislation to be implemented in the state. Asserting his commitment to the protection of the Constitutional ethos of the country, Amarinder Singh said the Congress, which has […]

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (File Photo/IANS)

India should remain alert from Pakistan: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday once again warned India to remain alert of Pakistan Army’s hidden agenda behind the opening the Kartarpur shrine for Indian pilgrims. Reacting to the release of the Pakistan government’s official song welcoming Sikh pilgrims, with posters of Sikh separatist leaders in the background, the Chief Minister said: “On […]