AAP government in Punjab wins vote of confidence
The lone Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and BSP MLAs were present in the House but did not speak against the motion. A total of 93 legislators voted in favour of the confidence vote. "I congratulate the people of Punjab for naming the Mohali airport as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport. I will try to get Halwara airport named after Kartar Singh Sarabha," Bhagwant Mann said.
Confidence motion necessitated, says Punjab CM in Assembly
"The BJP is using anti-defection law as a new tool to form governments in the state through the backdoor and unfortunately despite of being its worst victim, the Congress is supporting it," Bhagwant Mann said, while introducing the confidence motion on the first day of the Assembly session
Now, Punjab summons Assembly session on Sep 27
In a statement, the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said the government will approach the Supreme Court against the arbitrary and anti-democratic decision of the Governor to cancel the permission of holding a special session of the Vidhan Sabha after giving permission for it.
Punjab CM deplaning row: 'Based on request sent to me, I will certainly look into it,' Scindia
"This was an incident on International soil. We will have to make sure that we verify facts. It is up to Lufthansa to provide data. Based on request sent to me, I will certainly look into it," the Minister told reporters here. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has already dismissed Opposition's charge that Mann was deplaned from the flight due to intoxication and said that the Opposition doesn't have issues to talk about and the Punjab Chief Minister had health problems.
It's equally important to develop health services: Modi at Punjab cancer hospital opening
With Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Congress MP Manish Tewari and his cabinet colleague Jitendra Singh sharing the dais, Modi, who was given a rousing reception by party workers and supporters amid slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" and "Modi, Modi", said, "When the people of India will get modern hospitals and facilities for treatment, then they will get well sooner and their energy will be channelled in the right direction."
'One MLA, One Pension' will save Rs 100 crore: Punjab CM
Governor Banwari Lal Purohit gave nod to the gazette notification of 'One MLA, One Pension' amendment.In a statement, the Chief Minister said in the last 75 years, the elected representatives have turned into political executives by drawing extravagant salaries and pensions from the state exchequer. He said the entire burden of the pension facility extended to these leaders is met by taxpayers.
'Attack on states' authority': Punjab CM opposes Electricity Amendment Bill
"Through such nefarious designs, the Union government is weakening the foundations of the federal structure," he said. Mann said this is another attempt made by the Centre to undermine the authority of the states, and categorically said the Union government should not consider the states as puppets. States will not sit silently against this attempt of the Centre to dilute the federal spirit of democracy, he added.