SAD to give memos to DCs for cutting tax on petrol and diesel
SAD to give memos to DCs for cutting tax on petrol and diesel


Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will launch a statewide drive to put pressure on the Punjab government to reduce its share of the taxes on petrol and diesel so as to reduce the price by at least Rs 10 per liter. Announcing this here on Monday, party spokesperson Harcharan Bains said a decision to this

Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Monday demanded that appropriate legal action under the anti- sedition laws be taken against the AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for his open support to the initiatives aimed at dismemberment of the country. The Akali leaders

CM urges PM to settle Rs. 31000 cr food account CM urges PM to settle Rs. 31000 cr food account

New Delhi/Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the settlement of Rs.31,000 crore of food account on the procurement of wheat and paddy, which was wrongly taken over by the erstwhile state government instead of being adjusted between the state and the Central

Sangrur girl tops AIIMS MBBS entrance exam-18 Sangrur girl tops AIIMS MBBS entrance exam-18

Sangrur – Eliza Bansal, 17, resident of Lehragaga and student of DAV Senior Secondary Public School, Lehragaga, on Monday brought laurels to the town by securing first position in the MBBS entrance examination2018 of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. She obtained the first position with 00 percentile.Eliza’s father Vijay Kumar is a

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Now the group of Ministers will review the act on unauthorised colonies across the State. Although the act Special Provisions for Regularization Authorized Colony had been passed during the budget Session, but it received no response from the People. To know the views on this issue, the minister for Housing, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies
Punjab government’s green signal to Panchayat Elections

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All is set to conduct the Panchayat Elections, which are due in July and August. Next week the department of Panchayat and rural Development will submit letter of intent to the Punjab State Election Commission (PSEC). But it may takes near about two month to complete the process of voter lists, reservation of

Youth sensation Sidhu Moosewala comeback with new song 'Famous'
Youth sensation Sidhu Moosewala comeback with new song ‘Famous’

After releasing hit songs one by one, Punjabi singing sensation Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu best know as Sidhu Moosewala has once again come with his latest song ‘Famous’. Singer is famous for his singing style. Not just the music and lyrics, but the video of this song is also worth watching a million times. The music

Draft the policy, but will officers send their kids to govt schools ?
Draft the policy, but will officers send their kids to govt schools ?

Worried over the southward graph of the state schools’ performance in the board examinations, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has virtually intended to take the command in his hands, rather than depending on his Cabinet colleague assigned with the education portfolio. Amarinder Singh is keen to improve the system and for that he wants to

Will quit politics if proved I have supported referendum: Khaira
Will quit politics if proved I have supported referendum: Khaira

Jalandhar – Leader of Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Sunday lashed out at the opposition parties and said that he never supported the Referendum 2020. “I state categorically that I have never supported the Referendum 2020. I just stated my opinion that a situation like a referendum occurs due to improper policies by

NITI Aayog meet: CM bats for national scheme on farm debt waiver
NITI Aayog meet: CM bats for national scheme on farm debt waiver

New Delhi – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to constitute a committee of the Union Government and some Chief Ministers to formulate a blueprint of a national debt waiver scheme for farmers in consultation with states. While underlining the importance of the Swaminathan Committee report to be accepted

Two senior officers duped of Rs 44 crore from retired Police and Army personel
Two senior officers duped of Rs 44 crore from retired Police and Army personel

Two senior officers duped of Rs 44 crore from retired Police and Army personel Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Two seniors Officers have reportedly duped of Rs 44 crore from 80 retired officers and 140 civilians promising to give them residential plots in Mohali. One officer is Parmpal Singh Sidhu; retired Additional Director General of Police, Punjab and

Rain brings relief to Punjab, Chandigarh

Rainfall in parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday brought relief from the heat wave and dusty conditions prevailing over the region in the past few days. At many places, the maximum temperature hovered in the 23-25 degrees mark, making the weather quite pleasant. Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by rain since Saturday

Tarsem Jassar's new song 'Turbanator' teaser is out
Tarsem Jassar’s new song ‘Turbanator’ teaser is out

Punjabi singer, actor, lyricist and a producer Tarsem Jassar is well known by his iconic name Jassran Da Kaka and has came up with his new single track ‘Turbunator’. Singer first started his career with writing an album “Vehli Janta” in 2012. Tarsem became a singer with his debut song Attwadi Ft Kulbir Jhinjer in

Pakistan Sikh activist Charanjit Singh murder suspect arrested
Pakistan Sikh activist Charanjit Singh murder suspect arrested

PESHAWAR: The alleged murderer of Charanjit Singh, a renowned Pakistani Sikh religious leader and rights activist, was arrested by counter-terrorism officials, who said he was killed for failing to pay extortion money, media reports said. Singh, 52, was killed on 29 May when a lone gunman barged into his grocery store on the outskirts of Peshawar

SAD demands registration of criminal case against Khaira
SAD demands registration of criminal case against Khaira

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday demanded the registration of a criminal case against AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for indulging in anti-national activities by supporting “Referendum 2020,’ which called for the break-up of India. In a statement here, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said not only was Khaira advocating break up of

Sukhbir recalls sacrifices of Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala
Sukhbir recalls sacrifices of Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala

Nakodar – Leaders of different political parties paid tributes to former Nakodar MLA and SGPC member Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala at his native village Wadala during the bhog ceremony and antim ardas on Saturday.  Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal led the party in paying tribute to the Akali

No employment of servant at low salary, govt. initiates registration process
No employment of servant at low salary, govt. initiates registration process

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): To employ a domestic servant, maid or driver at below salary will be difficult now as the Government had decided to make a registration, mandatory for each and every domestic workers although they work in rural of urban area. The department will take sue moto against those, who pay less than minimum fixed

Rain brings down temperature, power burden and anger of farmers
Rain brings down temperature, power burden and anger of farmers

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Rains bring the sign of relief on the face of Punjab Government as well as farmers. Already sown late, the cotton crop has been facing burn from high heat, while the Rain has also prepared ground for paddy crop. It has also given the relief from dusty haze and cleared the visibility that

Binnu Dhillon starrer film Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan's poster out
Binnu Dhillon starrer film Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan’s poster out

Binnu Dhillon is best known for is his comedy in the Punjabi movie industry. He has won the heart of people of Punjab with his acting talent and appeared in number of Punjabi movies. Recently the actor shared the poster of his upcoming movie ‘Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan’ on his Intagram account and will play a lead

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today
Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Chandigarh – A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport here. In view of the prevailing weather condition, some flight operators had on Thursday itself announced cancellation of flights scheduled for the day, airport officials said. On Thursday, over 30 flights were cancelled here