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Paddy procurement: Haryanas paddy farmers, arhtiyas await payment
Paddy procurement: Haryanas paddy farmers, arhtiyas await payment

Government agencies have already procured around 30 lakh tonnes or 50% of the 60 lakh tonne target

Former Julana MLA Parminder Singh Dhull quits BJP over farm laws
Former Julana MLA Parminder Singh Dhull quits BJP over farm laws

Says the three laws enacted by the Centre are death warrants for farmers

Faridkot royal dispute: Supreme Court allows caretaker trust to operate bank accounts to pay salaries
Faridkot royal dispute: Supreme Court allows caretaker trust to operate bank accounts to pay salaries

The apex court said since the activities undertaken by the Maharawal Khewaji Trust are for philanthropic causes, at this stage, it is permitted to operate the accounts for disbursing salaries but not for repair or upkeep of properties

Seven DCs among 21 IAS officers transferred in Himachal Pradesh
Seven DCs among 21 IAS officers transferred in Himachal Pradesh

MAJOR RESHUFFLE Aditya Negi is new Shimla DC, Harikesh Meena heads for Hamirpur, Raghav Sharma for Una, Duni Chand Rana for Chamba, Rohit Jamwal for Bilaspur, Pankaj Rai for Keylong, and Debasweta Banik for Hamirpur

Rise above politics: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tables draft resolution against Centres farm laws
Rise above politics: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tables draft resolution against Centres farm laws

The draft resolution seeks the annulment of the farm laws and the proposed electricity amendment bill, as well as promulgation of a fresh ordinance making the procurement of food grains on the Minimum Support Price a statutory right of the farmers and continue with procurement by Government of India through FCI and other such agencies, a statement from his office said.

Punjab CM presents draft resolution rejecting farm laws, urges Centre to make MSP statutory
Punjab CM presents draft resolution rejecting farm laws, urges Centre to make MSP statutory

As soon as the House assembled on the second day of the special assembly session, the chief minister introduced the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Special Provisions and Punjab Amendment Bill, 2020; the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services (Special Provisions and Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2020; and the Essential Commodit

French technical experts to help restore heritage buildings in Chandigarh
French technical experts to help restore heritage buildings in Chandigarh

The heritage buildings that are to restored include the high court, civil secretariat and legislative assembly at the Capitol Complex

Trader injured as bike-borne men open fire in Chandigarhs Sector 25
Trader injured as bike-borne men open fire in Chandigarhs Sector 25

This was fourth firing incident in Chandigarh in the past 10 days

70-yr-old Chandigarh man shoots self in suicide bid
70-yr-old Chandigarh man shoots self in suicide bid

Police said the man is suffering from depression, and was being treated for it at Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32

Two held for robbing goldsmith in Chandigarhs Sector 23
Two held for robbing goldsmith in Chandigarhs Sector 23

One of the men who executed the crime was found to have died of heart attack

'Ready to resign or be dismissed than bow to injustice to farmers': Capt Amarinder Singh
'Ready to resign or be dismissed than bow to injustice to farmers': Capt Amarinder Singh

Cautioning the Centre against allowing the situation to get out of hand, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said if the farm laws are not revoked, angry youth would take to streets and join the farmers, which would lead to chaos.

Weekly Covid positivity rate in Chandigarh lowest in 8 weeks
Weekly Covid positivity rate in Chandigarh lowest in 8 weeks

Not one to lose momentum, the UT health department has decided that mobile testing teams will visit the government dispensaries to perform tests on persons coming forward voluntarily