Punjab Cong demands resignation of Shivraj Singh Chouhan over deaths in MP farmers' protest
Chandigarh: The Punjab Congress today demanded the resignation of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the death of five persons in the farmers' agitation in the state. "The party condemns the killings in police firing in MP," Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar told reporters here. Holding the BJP government there responsible for "mishandling" the situation, he demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi seek Chouhan's resignation.
Punjab govt to present maiden budget on June 20
Chandigarh: The Captain Amarinder Singh government will hold the Budget session of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha from June 14 to June 23, with the presentation of the annual budget for 2017-18 slated for June 20. This was decided on Wednesday at a meeting of the Punjab Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Chief Minister Captain Amarinder.
Punjab govt to set up two Ayush hospitals: Mohindra
Chandigarh: The Punjab government will set up two 50-bed Ayush hospitals in the state, Health minister Brahm Mohindra said here today. The standardise services of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy would also be provided to the indoor and outdoor patients in these hospitals, he added.
Rains lash most places in Punjab, few places in Haryana
Chandigarh: Moderate to heavy rains lashed several places in Punjab and few parts of Haryana today, providing relief to people from sweltering heat. Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, was also lashed by rains since early today.
Four SAD workers get life imprisonment
Tarn Taran: The local court has sentenced four Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers, three of whom are brothers to life imprisonment for the murder of a Youth Congress leader in 2013.