Shahkot Bypolls : 36% voters turnout in Punjab’s Shahkot till 12 pm


Shahkot Bypolls: Voting began for the Shahkot assembly seat by-election in Punjab on Monday morning. The voting began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m., election department officials said here. With the prevailing heat wave in Punjab, voters started queuing up early in the day to caste their votes. Chief Electoral Officer S.

Jimmy Shergill and Mahi Gill to amaze B-town with 'Phamous' Jimmy Shergill and Mahi Gill to amaze B-town with ‘Phamous’

After establishing their name in prominent industries Bollywood and Pollywood, two of the fantastic actors Jimmy Sheirgill and Mahi Gill are coming up with their next titled as ‘Phamous’. The trailer of the film has already been released and has created quite a buzz in the entertainment world.The best part of the film is top

DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty

Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Taking cognisance of the dereliction of election duty by officials who deliberately skipped poll duty today, the Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder  Kumar Sharma today ordered FIR against 18 such Officers.Divulging the Deputy Commissioner said that these officials were assigned poll duty but they deliberately skipped the duty and didn’t join the polling

Khaira stopped inspecting spot near sugar mill; CM says he was 'trespassing' Khaira stopped inspecting spot near sugar mill; CM says he was ‘trespassing’

Chandigarh – Senior AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira was on Sunday stopped by the police from reaching a a spot close to a sugar factory of Congress leader Rana Gurjit, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accusing him of trying “trespass” into the factory in Batala. According to some reports, residents of Buttar Sivian village were angry

Shahkot polling takes place today amid tight security Shahkot polling takes place today amid tight security

Chandigarh/Shahkot – The polling to Shahkot bye-poll, for which the three major political parties-Congress, Akali Dal and AAP have went all out, will take place on Monday. The Shahkot bye-poll was necessitated following the demise of Akali MLA Ajit Singh Kohar in February this year. The ruling party Congress has fielded Hardev Singh Laddi while

Shahkot: Sukhbir to EC to take emergency steps to stop distribution of liquor
Shahkot: Sukhbir to EC to take emergency steps to stop distribution of liquor

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday asked the Election Commission to take emergent steps to stop large scale distribution of illegal liquor by the Congress party in Shahkot and stop Congress goons from intimidating voters to ensure a free and fair by-poll. In a statement here, the SAD president

Sikh cop Muslim save mob attack
B-Town lauds Sikh cop who saved Muslim man from mob attack

 Popular Bollywood celebrities like Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan and Chetan Bhagat have heaped praise on Sikh police officer, who saved a Muslim man from allegedly being mob lynched.A video of the cop, Gagandeep Singh is doing the rounds on social media, with people hailing his bravery. While people on Twitter applauded Singh’s act and his commitment

Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD pins hope on 'massive road show' for victory
Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD pins hope on ‘massive road show’ for victory

Shahkot – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday conducted a massive road show to express solidarity with the people of Punjab who have allegedly been cheated by the Congress government and appealed to them to teach a lesson to the Congress party in the bye-poll on May 28 for betraying each and every section of

Indian eatery blast: Canadian police hunt for 2 suspects
Indian eatery blast: Canadian police hunt for 2 suspects

Indian eatery blast: Canadian police hunt for 2 suspects TORONTO: Police in Canada were on Saturday looking for the two suspects who detonated a powerful bomb inside an Indian restaurant in Ontario province, leaving 15 people injured, media reports said. The two suspects with their faces covered entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late on Thursday night, dropped

Shahkot Bye-poll: Chief Minister sweats out to make Laddi win
Shahkot Bye-poll: Chief Minister sweats out to make Laddi win

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday attended a roadshow on the last day of campaigning for Shahkot Assembly byepoll, scheduled to be held on Monday, and held the SAD responsible for ‘total lack of development in the constituency represented by it for the last 14 years. Exuding confidence that Congress candidate Hardev Singh Laddi

Sonam and Gippy ready to begin shooting for 'Manje Bistre 2'
Sonam and Gippy ready to begin shooting for ‘Manje Bistre 2’

Punjabi filmmakers are experimenting with Bollywood trends and tried-tested formulae these days. With period dramas and biopics already recording some serious box office numbers, it was only apt that some sequels also make it to 2018’s filmography.Upcoming Smeep Kang directorial Carry On Jatta 2 is one of the most awaited Pollywood projects this year. The team, including

Now all 365 days engagements for Election Commission in a year
Now all 365 days engagements for Election Commission in a year

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): There was a time when the Election Commission only had work near the election, but now the time has changed, the Election Commission is busy for all 365 days in a year. Even the Commission has made its full year engagement calendar, which can be seen on the wall of offices of Commission

Farmers’ to hold ten days protest but with Gandhigiri
Farmers’ to hold ten days protest but with Gandhigiri

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The farmers will stop the supply of milk and vegetable to the cities and town, not forcefully, but on the way of Gandhigiri and without any confrontation from June 1 to 10. The agitation will be started as the Centre as well as State’s Governments have failed to fulfil their long standing demands. Various

Goods worth over Rs 20 lakh gutted in Punjab warehouse fire Phagwara

Goods worth over Rs 20 lakh gutted in Punjab warehouse fire Phagwara. Machinery and goods worth over Rs 20 lakh were gutted in a fire that broke out in the warehouse of a factory in Tibbi here, police said today. The cause of the fire was not yet known, they said. The old machinery, packing

Modi has doomed Indian economy, says Sunil Jakhar

Puneet Pal Singh Jalandhar On the continuous elevation of petroleum prices, Punjab Congress termed Bhartiya Janta Party of not possessing economic knowledge consequently affecting the public of India to suffer economic crises. Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Sunil Jakhar said that PM Modi is senseless and immoral as his government is pushing citizens into

Leaders Politician Youth Conclave
Youth leaders, politicians to interact with youngsters during Youth conclave

With a vision to create young energetic leaders for the society which are socially and politically aware, Initiators of Change organization Ludhiana launched Speaking Minds Youth Conclave – the biggest youth conclave of Punjab to be organized in Ludhiana from August 2 this year. Gauravdeep Singh the founder president of the organization also a national youth awardee officially launched the

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s son among new top legal officers of Punjab

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s son among new top legal officers of Punjab. The Punjab government on Thursday added three additional, 14 assistant and 11 deputy advocate generals to its list of lawyers in the Advocate General’s Office for defending its cases in the Punjab and Haryana High Court and the Supreme Court. Among the fresh inclusions

All eyes are on Cabinet meeting after Shahkot bye-poll
All eyes are on Cabinet meeting after Shahkot bye-poll

All eyes are on Cabinet meeting after Shahkot bye-poll Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  Thousands of protesting employees are waiting completion of Shahkot bye-poll as the Government has assured them with positive reply after the poll. A Cabinet meeting is likely to hold on May 30, in which the issue of employees may be discussed. While the Congress workers are

‘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