02 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Congress in Punjab flayed the Parkash Singh Badal government for not supplying ration to anganwadi centres for midday meal for poor children.
15 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With proposals like covering all employments under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and fixing a statutory nationwide wage floor, Labour Ministry will seek Cabinet's nod to bring in a slew of amendments in the 66-year old regulation.
01 Sep 2014
Jalandhar: Amid demands for his resignation over Congress' dismal performance in Punjab in this year's Lok Sabha elections, state unit chief Partap Singh Bajwa said there was no question of him stepping down.
13 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: Wooing industrial workers ahead of assembly elections, Haryana government today announced to fix minimum wages of industrial workers at Rs 7,400 per month with a provision of five percent annual hike.
29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Mobile handset maker HTC Mobiles on Friday said it has become an official sponsor for Kings XI Punjab, one of the eight cricket teams of Indian Premier League (IPL).
28 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: Terming the "much-hyped" investment summits organised by the Punjab government as "big hoax", Congress on Thursday alleged that the events had failed to facilitate any investment for the state.
12 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to bring wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) on par with minimum wages prevailing in different states.
27 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: In the wake of shortage of supplies from neighbouring states like Himachal Pradesh, prices of vegetables including tomato and potato have seen a significant surge in the last one week in Punjab and Haryana.
30 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday approved revised dates of fifth edition of World Kabaddi Cup on the proposal of the sport organisations from various countries.
27 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: The Punjab government has ordered that any official facing a corruption case under the state vigilance bureau should not be posted on a public dealing post till the matter is finally decided, a spokesman said on Tuesday.