Finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa said that state government will fill the backlog of physically handicapped in government jobs in the all departments.
Senior Congress leader and Dhuri MLA, on Sunday, extended support to the agitating students of various industrial training institutes (ITIs) in the state. He said demands of the students were genuine and the government did not require too much to fulfil them.
The condition of Children Traffic Training School, which was inaugurated by former director general of Punjab police KPS Gill, is in shambles as traffic lights and other facilities have been stolen and no repair work took place to retain it.
Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Saturday started a hunger-strike against the non-payment of monthly pensions.
Chief parliamentary secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu conducted a surprise raid at the Nabha civil hospital on Saturday.Sidhu checked hospital records and visited various departments to oversee the facilities being provided to patients.She also verified the records of free medicines provided by the Punjab government.
The district administration on Saturday decided to implement Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system to streamline the process of pension disbursement to villagers.
Hundreds of students of industrial training institutes (ITIs) at Malerkotla and Sunam boycotted their classes and held protest marches on Friday in their respective cities in favour of their demands.
On the statement of his daughter that he had killed his ex-wife on May 27, a man named Shamsher Singh was Wednesday awarded life imprisonment here.
Patiala rural Member of Legislative Assembly Brahm Mohindra attended the meeting and raised several issues in need of immediate attention.
With a view to help youths looking to study in the United Kingdom, the British high commissioner has agreed to organise study visa camps to guide students.
Harpreet Kaur (27), married to Baljeet Singh of Dadheri village of Mandi Gobindgarh two years ago, committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan at Bimbad village of Bhawanigarh sub-division of the district on Tuesday night.
Continuing their protest, the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) pensioners on Wednesday blocked the gates of local bus stand for two hours on Wednesday.
The vigilance bureau (VB) on Wednesday nabbed a Patwari, posted at Khanauri, and his private assistant Kuldeep Singh while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a person in Khanauri.
At a meeting held by Hindu organisations in Malerkotla on Tuesday, leaders decided to block railway traffic for two hours on September 24, if the district police failed to solve the case of carcasses recovered from sewerage.
A 25-year-old man ended his life by hanging himself to death on a tree near Dhuri railway station on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Krishan Singh, a resident of Patran.