Punjab Assembly

Hamza Shehbaz remanded into 14-day NAB custody

Judge Jawadul Hassan pronounced the reserved verdict after hearing the arguments from both sides in the case.

published on : 12th June 2019

AAP may lose status of main opposition party in Punjab

Once all these four resignations are accepted, the strength of the AAP will reduce from 20 to 16 legislators in the 117-strong state assembly.

published on : 25th April 2019

Sidhu, Majithia trade barbs in Punjab Assembly; SAD, BJP MLAs marshalled out

Speaker K P Rana Singh tried to pacify them and asked them to return to their benches to allow disruption-free presentation of Budget, but SAD-BJP MLAs did not relent.

published on : 19th February 2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu enraged as Akalis wave his photo with Pak army chief in Punjab Assembly

Akali leaders led by Majithia burned the photographs of Sidhu including those in which he is seen hugging the Pakistan Army chief, outside the House.

published on : 18th February 2019

Punjab Assembly condemns terror attack in Pulwama, House adjourned for the day

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said 'enough is enough' and urged the Centre to give a befitting reply to the 'dastardly act of Pakistan'.

published on : 15th February 2019

Punjab follows Odisha steps on women quota

BJD MP Soumya Patnaik met Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu where latter supported women's quota.

published on : 28th December 2018

Punjab AAP MLA surrenders allowances after assembly adjourned within 11 minutes; says public money goes waste

The legislator from Sunam said that Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh had recently said that one day of the session cost Rs 70 lakh to the state exchequer.

published on : 16th December 2018

Punjab Assembly passes resolution on 33 per cent reservation for women

Once passed, the Bill would ensure reservation of 181 seats out of the total 543 Lok Sabha seats.

published on : 15th December 2018

AAP MLA Phoolka quits Punjab Assembly over sacrilege case

Phoolka said he had resigned from the Assembly as the Congress Government did not act against those behind incidents of sacrilege.

published on : 13th October 2018

With Shahkot bypoll win, Congress now has two-third majority in Punjab assembly

The Shiromani Akali Dal has lost its strong bastion in the doaba region and has thus been reduced to 14 MLAs in the assembly.

published on : 31st May 2018

Senior Supreme Court advocate HS Phoolka to be Leader of Opposition in Punjab

Phoolka was elected by the MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party in a meeting today at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

published on : 16th March 2017

Navjot Sidhu  and his wife are power hungry: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, Harpreet Bajwa talks to Sukhbir Singh Badal , Deputy CM and SAD president about his strategy.

published on : 30th October 2016