‘Tender fixing’ game cheats Powercom worth rupees crores
‘Tender fixing’ game cheats Powercom worth rupees crores


‘Tender fixing’ game cheats Powercom worth rupees crores Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Tendering process in Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) has been running like match-fixing for the past four years, where the tender achieving company was same and the opponents were also sister concern of the former, whereas the PSPCL had also been accepting single tender,

Sukhbir says CM should tell farmers why he betrayed them Sukhbir says CM should tell farmers why he betrayed them

Mehatpur Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to tell farmers why he had betrayed them by promising to waive off their loans if he did not have any intention of keeping his promise. Addressing poll meetings here, the SAD president said the Chief Minister, who

Molasses Leakage: PPCB imposes Rs 5 cr fine on Chadha sugar mill Molasses Leakage: PPCB imposes Rs 5 cr fine on Chadha sugar mill

Chandigarh – Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs five crore on the Chadha sugar mill from where molasses leaked into Beas river, causing massive damage to aquatic life. The mill would also remain sealed unless all the pollution control measures are taken. PPCB Chairman K S Pannu found the

Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued a stern warning to the Damdami Taksal, a Sikh seminary, over their alleged threats to Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale and cautioned them against any attempt to take law into their own hands. The CM also ordered the police to enhance the security of the Sikh

SAD accuses Congress of being anti-Dalit government SAD accuses Congress of being anti-Dalit government

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – As the by-election is on the head, both the frontrunner parties Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress are getting aggressive each day. SAD lashed out on Congress for anti-Dalit activities and remarked the government of using ignorant behaviour regarding lower caste communities. Speaking on the occasion, SC wing president Gulzar Singh Ranike said the

Congress counter-attack SAD on anti-Dalit allegations
Congress counter-attack SAD on anti-Dalit allegations

Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh ) – After the allegations of Shiromani Akali Dal on Congress of being an anti-Dalit government holding a press conference at Shahkot. Congress Dalit leaders MP Santokh Chaudhary, MLA Raj Kumar Verka among others held a press briefing at Jalandhar. While denying to all the allegations by SAD Santokh Chaudhary said that Congress has

Deep Jandu's new song 'My Boyz' tribute to Late singer Raj Brar
Deep Jandu’s new song ‘My Boyz’ tribute to Late singer Raj Brar

Raj Brar was a prominent Punjabi singer, actor, lyricist and music director of the Punjabi film industry. He was best known for his 2008 hit album Rebirth. His upcoming Punjabi movie is film Aam Aadmi, has just completed the shooting. Unfortunately, Brar died on 31 December 2016. He passed away at the age of 44 at

Carry On Jatta 2: Everything is just double, says Gippy Grewal
Carry On Jatta 2: Everything is just double, says Gippy Grewal

  After having given one of the biggest blockbusters of Punjabi cinema, this team has reunited after six long years. Punjabi film Carry On Jatta created high waves among the audiences and now the expectations are much more bugger from its forthcoming sequel Carry On Jatta 2. The film is all set to release on June

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot
Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot Gidderbaha – After missing the “expected” induction in Punjab cabinet, Congress MLA from Gidderbaha and former president of Indian Youth Congress Amarinder Singh Raja Warring on Wednesday landed in an untimely controversy as a party leader openly claimed to have shielded Warring in an infamous drugs

SAD takes on Congress over withholding free college education to SC students
SAD takes on Congress over withholding free college education to SC students

Shahkot – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday condemned the Congress government for stopping free college education facility for scheduled caste students even as he disclosed that the SAD-BJP government had spent Rs 1,600 crore for this purpose. Addressing rallies at Gatti Peer Bakhsh, Kakar Kalan, Raiwal Bet, Sindhar, Turna, Mureedwal and

Govt. fails to prepare Crop Insurance Policy even after a year
Govt. fails to prepare Crop Insurance Policy even after a year

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems the Punjab Government is not serious in the matter of Agriculture. For the last one year, it could not start process to make its own Crop Insurance Policy. The State has already rejected the Crop Insurance plan, made by Government of India. An official of the Agriculture Department said the Punjab

Report finds Chadha Sugar Mill guilty for gross violation of rules
Report finds Chadha Sugar Mill guilty for gross violation of rules

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Pollution Control Board has found the Chadha Sugar Mill guilty in molasses leak case. Sources told that neither the mill had any approval to store molasses nor the tanks had the capacity to store the huge quantity of molasses. Approximately 70,000 quintal molasses have leaked from the storage tanks, which were

Majithia's filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance
Majithia’s filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance

Defamation case filed by Bikram Majithia: AAP Leader Sanjay Singh filed application for permanent exemption in court. Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In defamation case of former Revenue Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, the accused in case appeared in court and filed an application for permanent exemption

Punjab Govt. to again pass bill to regularise Contractual employees
Punjab Govt. to again pass bill to regularise Contractual employees.

Punjab Govt. to again pass bill to regularise Contractual employees. To regularise the 27,000 contractual employees, the Punjab Government to amend act or will bring new bill in this regard. Such act, The Punjab Adhoc, contractual, Daily wage, Temporary, Work charged an outsourced Employees’ welfare bill, 2016 was passed in Special Session on December 2016,

Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply
Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply

Chandigarh/Jaipur – Contaminated water with dead fish and snakes has entered into Rajasthan through Indira Gandhi canal from Punjab, prompting the authorities to stop drinking water supply from the canal as a precautionary measure. “The water in the canal is black and red with foul smell and dead fish and snakes have been spotted in

Centre has almost done away with blacklist of overseas Sikhs: Ram Madhav
Centre has almost done away with blacklist of overseas Sikhs: Ram Madhav

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has almost done away with the blacklist’ of overseas Sikhs which denied them an Indian visa, a senior BJP leader told Sikh community members here. The blacklisted NRI Sikhs are barred from travelling to India due to their alleged ties with Khalistan movement in the 80s and 90s. The list was prepared at

SAD chief accuses Congress of ignoring plight of muskmelon growers
SAD chief accuses Congress of ignoring plight of muskmelon growers

Mehatpur – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday took on the Congress government for ignoring the plight of thousands of musk melon farmers whose crop was damaged due to hail. He asked the government to explain why the girdwari was not done to assess the damage nor any compensation provided to them.

Waiting to return Chief Minister, no case against Chaddha Sugar Mill till now
Waiting to return Chief Minister, no case against Chaddha Sugar Mill till now

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The various departments, who are probing the causes, related to infamous Chaddha Sugar Mill at Kiri Afgana case are in the intent to linger on the case till the return of Chief Minister Amrinder Singh, who are in Manali and will return on 23. Even after the five days no police case could

Govt. initiates process to implement Sarkaria recommendations
Govt. initiates process to implement Sarkaria recommendations

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has started preparing to implement Sarkaria Committee report. Punjab Assembly Speaker had constituted five members Assembly Committee under the Chairmanship of MLA Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria to review and prepare a report on the farmers’ suicides. The report was tabled in the Budget Session in this March. A meeting of senior

Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class X board examination
Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class X board examination

Chandigarh – Girls outshone boys with a pass percentage of 55.34 as against 47.61 in Haryana board of school education, which declared the Class 10 results on Monday. The overall pass percentage of secondary examination was 51.15 and for open school (private candidates) it was 66.72, an official spokesman said. Kartik of Nav Durga Senior Secondary