High Court dismisses PIL in stalking case
High Court dismisses PIL in stalking case


High Court dismisses PIL in stalking case Chandigarh- The Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed the public interest petition (PIL) filed by an advocate Ranjan Lakhanpal in suspected stalking and alleged attempt to abduction case, on Tuesday. As the case was taken up for hearing by Division Bench comprising Justice S S Saron and Justice

Punjab asks Centre to set up panel to review `31k cr debt Punjab asks Centre to set up panel to review `31k cr debt

Punjab asks Centre to set up panel to review `31k cr debt. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called upon Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan, to seek Central support in settling the unsustainable debt burden of Rs 31,000 crore and requested a review committee to examine the

Notorious gangster nabbed in Bathinda Notorious gangster nabbed in Bathinda

Notorious gangster nabbed in Bathinda Chandigarh- A gangster was today nabbed in Punjab’s Bathinda district after a brief encounter, the police said. Two.32 bore pistols and some live cartridges were also recovered from his possession, they said. Gurbax Singh, a resident of Sewewala in Faridkot, was facing several murder, attempt to murder and other cases in

Chandigarh cricket stadium declared temporary jail

Chandigarh cricket stadium declared temporary jail. Chandigarh, August 22, 2017: Chandigarh administration has declared the Cricket Stadium, Sector-16 as temporary jail for August 25, 2017 during the upcoming hearing of court case related to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Rahim.This was communicated by Home Secretary, Chandigarh Administration, Anurag Agarwal to Chandigarh’s police, prison heads

Research centre will take care of technical teaching: Charanjit Channi Research centre will take care of technical teaching: Charanjit Channi

Research centre will take care of technical teaching: Charanjit Channi Chandigarh– Punjab government would establish research centre for the upgradation of syllabus of technical education and industrial training. Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said this on Monday while addressing a press conference after the inaugural function of ‘Mega Job Fair’ at Chandigarh University, Gharuan.

Rana Gurjit raps Khaira for political opportunism
Rana Gurjit raps Khaira for political opportunism

Rana Gurjit raps Khaira for political opportunism Chandigarh: Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh on Sunday lashed out at the leader of the Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Singh Khaira for opposing the clean chit given to the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh by the Vigilance Bureau. Rana, in a statement issued here on

Congress trying to hijack routine placement drives: Cheema
Congress trying to hijack routine placement drives: Cheema

Congress trying to hijack routine placement drives: Cheema Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal described the job fair of state government a complete drama aimed at getting political mileage from the routine placement activities of various educational institutions. In a statement released from the party headquarters the party Secretary and Spokesman Dr Daljit Singh Cheema said that

Capt flays attempts to politicise Longowal martyrdom anniversary
Capt flays attempts to politicise Longowal martyrdom anniversary

Capt flays attempts to politicise Longowal martyrdom anniversary Chandigarh- Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has flayed attempts by certain vested interests to politicise the death anniversary of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal, saying that the Congress had always observed his martyrdom day in view of his contribution to peace in the state. Longowal sacrificed his

Punjab Ministers to monitor flagship programmes for timely
Punjab Ministers to monitor flagship programmes for timely

Punjab Ministers to monitor flagship programmes for timely Chandigarh- Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has entrusted cabinet ministers with the task of reviewing and monitoring the progress of various government flagship programmes to ensure their timely implementation.  The programmes assigned for review and monitoring on an urgent basis include the Atta-Dal scheme, MNREGA, Ashirward scheme and

Punjab government set condition for villages
Punjab government set condition for villages

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, August 19) – The Punjab government  set a condition of 100 percent latrines if any village need water works in the villages.Give surety of 100 percent toilets in the village. The number of villages in Punjab is more than 12500. But the number of water works in villages is about 8500. For new

Farm loan issue may gone to next year
Farm loan issue may gone to next year

Farm loan issue may gone to next year Haque Committee report missing, where is it, nobody know! Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, August 18). The report of T-Haque Committee, constituted for debt waiving of farmers, is missing. This question is rocking in political and bureaucratic circle. No one knows what the truth about the report is. The Chief

Bad news for Officer, habitual late comer may be dismissed
Bad news for Officer, habitual late comer may be dismissed

Bad news for Officer, habitual late comer may be dismissed Chandigarh (Narinder jagga, August 19) – Officers and staff absent from the offices can now be discharged from work. The Punjab government issued a circular saying that the charge sheet against the officers and employees who are habitual absentees, be issued. According to the circular,

Ramoowalia, Chhotepur looking way to join congress for 2019 election
Ramoowalia, Chhotepur looking way to join congress for 2019 election

Ramoowalia, Chhotepur looking way to join congress for 2019 election. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, August 18)-  Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, expert in looking after opportunities, is now looking for ways to join Congress. He is looking for a seat from Punjab for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Today, Balwant Singh Ramoowalia was seen in the Punjab Kal Bhawan

Improve functioning, minimise burden on judiciary: Amarinder
Improve functioning, minimise burden on judiciary: Amarinder

Improve functioning, minimise burden on judiciary: Amarinder Chandigarh: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called upon the executive wing of the government to improve its functioning to minimize the pressure on the judiciary.Addressing members of the Punjab and Haryana Bar Association, the chief minister said with the executive taking fewer decisions and leaving all

CM gives nod to Central scheme to solve groundwater crisis
CM gives nod to Central scheme to solve groundwater crisis

CM gives nod to Central scheme to solve groundwater crisis Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday initiated the process of implementation of the Central government’s Incentivisation Scheme for Bridging Irrigation Gap (ISBIG), while giving in-principle approval to the establishment of a Ground Water Authority to tackle the state’s ground water crisis.Chairing a high-level meeting

15 crore sanctioned for Jang-e-Azadi memorial
15 crore sanctioned for Jang-e-Azadi memorial

15 crore sanctioned for Jang-e-Azadi memorial Chandigarh- Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday sanctioned the final instalment of Rs 15 crore for the completion of the second phase of the upcoming Jang-E-Azadi Memorial at Kartarpur in Jalandhar. The Chief Minister also agreed to dedicate the memorial to the nation on Punjab Day on November

Punjab vigilance bureau books contractor, officers
Punjab vigilance bureau books contractor, officers

Punjab vigilance bureau books contractor, officers Chandigarh- A contractor, two senior officers, and four retired officials have been booked by the Punjab vigilance bureau for alleged irregularities in allotment of tenders in the irrigation department in the past eight years. Disclosing this here today, a bureau spokesman said a criminal case had been registered against contractor

Panjab University Election panels of major student parties

Panjab University Election panels of major student parties. Panjab University is one of the best Universities of the country. It has been surrounded by controversies lately with all the fee hike issues and protests. Varsity banning the entry of four-wheelers for new students and this recent stalking case stirred another controversy. Panjab University is well

Chandigarh hair cutting incident: Another case of Braid Chopping
Another case of Braid Chopping incident in Chandigarh

Chandigarh hair cutting incident. Mysterious Braid chopping incidents continued to create a threat in Punjab. A fresh case of the same has been received from the beautiful city Chandigarh. Woman’s hair chopped off in industrial area phase 2, Chandigarh.According to the information victim, Rekha was suffering from the illness from few days and suddenly family

10-year-old rape victim delivers baby without knowing it
10-year-old rape victim delivers baby without knowing it

10-year-old rape victim delivers baby without knowing it Chandigarh- A 10-year-old rape victim, who delivered a baby girl in a hospital today, was told by her parents she was being operated upon for stones, a doctor said. The victim, whose abortion plea was turned down by the Supreme Court, underwent a C-Section in a government hospital