Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday ordered withdrawal of the amendment made in the first proviso to section 13 (1) of the Punjab VAT Act, 2005 for availing input tax credit and asked the excise and taxation department to draft an ordinance in this regard and present it for approval in the next meeting of the state cabinet.
Terming the communal riots between the Sikhs and Muslims in traditionally peaceful area of Saharanpur town of Uttar Pradesh as unfortunate Prem Singh Chandumanra, MP from Anandpur Sahib, here today urged the central government that it should ensure the security and safety of lives and property of the Sikh community living in trouble torn state.
The Sarkaghat police have booked four youths on a complainant of a girl that one among them had recorded her visuals while she was changing the clothes during a marriage ceremony. The victim has alleged that the accused had sent the MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) to two of his friends, who later sent vulgar remarks to her.
The central government has asked states to do away with affidavits for government-related work and promote self-attestation of documents.
Congress Legislature Party leader Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday slammed minister for welfare of scheduled castes and backward classes Gulzar Singh Ranike for “not keeping” his July 9 promise to release Rs 26.39 crore as Shagun to 17,594 scheduled caste girls that was due up to May 2014.
Union minister of state for defence Rao Inderjit Singh on Tuesday suggested public scrutiny of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government for offering post-retirement benefits to his favourite bureaucrats.
Rains today continued to lash several parts of Punjab and Haryana with mercury hovering several notches below normal in both states.
Desperate to avoid a split in the anti-Jat votes in Haryana, which will go to polls between September and October, the BJP’s central leaders appear open to continuing its alliance with Kuldeep Bishnoi’s Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC).