None will be spared: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to hooch tragedy victims' families
Singh said the death toll in the tragedy rose to 121 with eight more people succumbing in Tarn Taran, taking the toll in the district to 92, while 15 had died in Amritsar and 14 in Gurdaspur.
One more dies due to spurious liquor in Punjab; death toll 105
“The death toll in Batala has now reached 13 with one more person dying on Sunday,” Gurdaspur Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Ishfaq said.
Punjab hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 104 in spurious liquor case
The death toll in the Punjab hooch tragedy rose to 104 on Sunday with 18 more people reported dead after drinking spurious liquor, an offici...
Won't spare any politician or public servant found complicit in hooch tragedy: Punjab CM
The chief minister said he would finish off the liquor mafia in the state. Nobody will be allowed to get away with this, he added.
Punjab hooch tragedy claims 86 lives, Delhi CM Kejriwal demands CBI probe
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the Punjab hooch tragedy which has claimed 86 lives so far. Earlier...
Punjab government to withdraw police security to Rajya Sabha MP Partap Singh Bajwa
An official spokesperson here said, "The Punjab government has decided to withdraw the state police security from Congress MP Pratap Singh Bajwa after an assessment showed that he had virtually no threat perception and was, in any case, now getting the central security directly accorded to him by the Union Home Ministry."
Covid-19 outbreak: Punjab announces fresh fines for violators of govt rules
Coronavirus patients violating home isolation rules in Punjab will now have to pay a fine of Rs 5,000 from the earlier Rs 2,000, according t...
1.78 lakh smartphones to be given to class 12 students by November: Punjab Cabinet
The phones will be equipped with various smart features such as touch screen, camera and pre-loaded government applications like 'e-Sewa App' with e-content related to class 11 and class 12, as approved by the department of school education.
Six more die due to spurious liquor in Punjab; death toll rose to 110
So far, the maximum 83 deaths have taken place in Tarn Taran district, followed by 14 in Batala and 13 in Amritsar. The tragedy has been unfolding since Wednesday evening in the three districts.
Punjab hooch tragedy: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal demands CBI probe
On Saturday, the death toll in the Punjab hooch tragedy rose to 86 with 48 more people reported dead after drinking spurious liquor, prompting the state government to suspend seven excise and six police officials.
Punjab CM announces cancellation of college, varsity exams
Scheduled Caste candidates will continue to get unlimited chances, as per the existing system, while the general category ex-servicemen will now get six attempts, instead of the earlier four.
Punjab to go for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing
On successful completion of the pilot rapid antigen project, which will cover a minimum of 1,000 tests, such testing would be done on the migrants coming back to the state in the wake of reopening of industries and for work in the paddy fields.
21 die after drinking spurious liquor in Punjab, CM orders magisterial probe
The deaths took place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night, an official statement said.
Firm supplying smartphones to Punjab govt clarifies it has no China connection: Amarinder Singh
An official release quoting Singh said Tuesday, "The Chief Minister said the first batch of 50,000 smartphones had arrived from the company, which had now clarified that it had no connection with China."
Mandatory e-registration for those travelling to Punjab from Monday midnight
"The process of e-registration for all travellers to the state has been made mandatory from midnight today. Travellers can self-register online from the comfort of their homes, as per the guidelines issued by the government, and ensure hassle-free travel for themselves," a government statement said here on Monday.