Farmer suicides: Bureaucrat to support families

Inspired by actor Akshay Kumar’s initiative to help relatives of martyrs from the armed forces, an IAS officer in Punjab has decided to launch a portal to provide relief to families of farmers who committed suicide due to debt. Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Sanyam Aggarwal, posted in Mansa district, said the web portal will have

sand mine E- Auction of 102 New Sand Mines Soon- Punjab CM

For the first time in a recent history of the state, Captain Amarinder Singh’s government took a big step to deal with the lack of sand and gravel in the state and to increase the cost of rising prices, 102 mines of e- Decided to release the gravel. In this regard, an official spokesman said

mansa 2 Farmers Suicide due to debt-ridden and stress

The woeful saga of desperate farmers continues, In a span of 24 hours, two more debt ridden farmers have committed suicide. Both have been identified as Baljeet singh Of Uddat Bhagat Ram Village and Beant Singh Of Ranghreal Village. Beant Singh ended his life after consuming sulphas tablets. The victim reportedly owned around 3 acres

ppp Wanted gangster arrested in Nabha jail break case

Chandigarh, April 26: In a major breakthrough, the Organized Crime Intelligence Unit (OCIU) of Intelligence Wing of Punjab Police has arrested a wanted gangster involved in Nabha Jail Break Case namely Sukhchain Singh (Sukhi) son of Buta Singh, resident of Village Ulak, P.S. Jourkian, District Mansa in case FIR No. 142 Dated 27.11.2016, Under sections

Kejriwal eyeing CM’s chair: Harsimrat

Mansa: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal would not announce Chief Ministerial candidate in Punjab as he is eyeing the post of Chief Minister himself and the moment he announced his party’s Chief Ministerial candidate, his party would be finished, said Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal while interacting with the media-persons during her

Bank guard fires in air to disperse crowd in Mansa

Mansa:  With an impatient crowd trying to force their way into a branch of a private bank in Punjab’s Budhlada town, a security guard fired in the air to disperse them on Tuesday, police said. The security guard standing outside the HDFC Bank branch in Budhlada town, nearly 190 km from here, fired three shots

1 cr rupees in Rs 500 denomination recovered in Punjab

Mansa (Pb): Punjab police on Saturday seized Rs 1 crore in the denomination of Rs 500 notes, which has been demonetised by the government, from two persons at Sardulgarh here. Police said, acting on tip-off they intercepted an SUV from which bundles of notes in the denomination of Rs 500 were found. Sardulgarh DSP Narinder

Youth killed in Mansa, Kin protest against police

Mansa: In a gang war, a youth was killed on the Diwali day, on Sunday at Mansa. The deceased has been identified as Antardeep Singh native of village Heerewal in Mansa. According to the information, a group of notorious persons allegedly creating nuance in the shops of the village. However, the clash triggered when the

Cong will be floored in 2017 polls: Sukhbir

Mansa: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal on Satruday, said that Congress party will taste crushing defeat in 2017 assembly polls. He further said that Congress will be wiped out from political scene in Punjab. DyCM said that people of Punjab will not come in sugar coated talk of Captain Amarinder Singh owing to anti-people

16 gamblers arrested in Jalalabad, Rs 6 lakh recovered

Jalalabad: The local police have arrested 16 gamblers and recovered Rs 6 lakh from their possession, on Thursday. The kingpin of the gang was identified as Chandan residing at Fazilka- Ferozepur road. While providing the information, DSP Harjinder Singh Gill said that following the tip off the police conducted the raid at the house of

Three among woman killed in road accident

Jalalabad: Three among a woman killed in a road accident in Jalalabad, on Tuesday. The police said that trio deceased were riding on a bike when an unidentified vehicle rammed into their bike and managed to flee from the spot. Meanwhile, two sustained major injuries during the incident. The injured have been identified as Paramjit

Block Pres of PKU died of heart attack during protest in Mansa

Mansa: A 63-year-old block president of Punjab Kisan Union (PKU) died of heart attack  during the protest at Mansa, on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Bhora Singh Mann, who was also active member of CPI. According to the information, the deceased has participated in the protest of kisan union against the state government, when