Congress, BJP supporters indulge in fisticuffs


JALANDHAR: High drama was witnessed late on Tuesday night, after the supporters of Congress candidate Jagdish Samrai and BJP candidate Ravi Mahindru from ward number 78 indulged in a clash. While Jagdish Samrai said that Ravi Mahindru came with his supporters in four cars and slapped him, Ravi Mahindru claimed that Samrai’s supporters locked up

MC Elections: Local issues with Haryana’s political twist! MC Elections: Local issues with Haryana’s political twist!

MC Elections: Local issues with Haryana’s political twist! Jalandhar(Kusum Arora, December 13) – The Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) elections might be all about local issues but it is the neighbouring state of Haryana, which is giving a political twist to the polls! It might sound strange but this time, MC elections campaign material from Haryana was ruling

Funds crunch or lack of coordination, Kejriwal’s lagging in campaign Funds crunch or lack of coordination, Kejriwal’s lagging in campaign

Funds crunch or lack of coordination, Kejriwal’s lagging in campaign Jalandhar – With barely four days to go for the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) elections and political parties picking pace with campaigning, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates were lagging behind in a heightened campaigning in the city. The AAP has fielded 46 candidates in the total

Rape and acid attack victims could avail compensation upto Rs 3 Lakh Rape and acid attack victims could avail compensation upto Rs 3 Lakh

JALANDHAR: Civil Judge (Senior Division) cum Secretary District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Gurmeet Tiwana on Saturday said that any person who was a victim of one or another mishap/crime could avail compensation under Victims Compensation scheme by simply filing an application with the Authority. Interacting with the media persons at the Alternative Dispute Resolution centre in

IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal

Kapurthala – Air Marshal NJS Dhillon of Western Command on Saturday said that Indian Air force(IAF) is fully equipped to face any foreign aggression and there is a meager possibility of any foreign aggression against India. Air Marshal Dhillon who was the chief guest of the function and he laid wreath Saikap Smriti sthal situated in

Akali Dal workers stage protest
Akali Dal workers stage protest: Kapurthala-Tarn-Taran Road Jam

Akali Dal workers stage protest: Kapurthala-Tarn-Taran Road Jammed by Akali Dal workers. SAD leaders and workers staged protest against Congress on Bias bridge. This protest is staged under the lead of Upinderjit kaur.After launching verbal attacks on the state police at Mallanwala, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal also announced extension of the party’s

Man suspected to be working for Pak's ISI arrested
Man suspected to be working for Pak’s ISI arrested

Man suspected to be working for Pak’s ISI arrested. Batala – Punjab Police today claimed to have arrested a man suspected to be working for Pakistani spy agency ISI. On getting a secret information, station house officer of Sadar police station, Mukhtar Singh, set up a check-barrier near Purian Khurad village and arrested the accused, Gurmukh Singh.Senior Superintendent

Two under-trials escape from Phagwara Sub-jail

Two under-trials escape from Phagwara Sub-jail: Two under-trials escaped from the Phagwara Sub-jail today after throwing tea and pepper in the eyes of prison staff while the third was overpowered by jail personnel. Deputy Superintendent Sub-Jail Gurpreet Singh identified the duo as Amanpreet Kumar of village Bhabiana and Rajwinder Singh of Samrai. While Amanpreet was arrested on

SAD candidate Arvinder Oberoi loses ticket from ward number 51
SAD candidate Arvinder Oberoi loses ticket from ward number 51

SAD candidate Arvinder Oberoi loses ticket from ward number 51. Jalandhar – Blame it on BJP’s sway or internal rivalry, SAD candidate and ex-Deputy Mayor Arvinder Kaur Oberoi lost her ticket from ward number 51 on Tuesday. SAD candidate Arvinder Kaur, who enjoyed a considerable support in her area and her ex-councilor husband Kuldeep Oberoi have

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, December 5) – As many as 53 nomination papers were filed by various candidates on Tuesday for Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) elections, Municipal Committees of Bhogpur and Goraya besides Nagar Panchayats of Nurmahal and Shahkot.A spokesperson of the office of Chief Electoral Officer Jalandhar said that 28 candidates filed

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
Punjab Congress Releases 3 more MC Poll candidates list

Chandigarh, December 5 The Punjab Congress has released three more lists of candidates for the forthcoming MC elections in the state, announcing 25 more names from Patiala and 79 from Jalandhar. According to a party spokesperson, with the announcement of 25 names today, candidates for 56 of the 60 wards in Patiala have been declared,

Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls
Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls

Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls: Chandigarh, The state election committee of BJP Punjab today announced the names of over 100 candidates for Jalandhar Municipal Corporation and 23 other municipalities. The meeting was chaired by Punjab BJP chief and Union minister Vijay Sampla here.Others who attended the meeting included national secretary Tarun

BJP releases first list of 35 candidates
BJP releases first list of 35 candidates

BJP releases first list of 35 candidates Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, December 4) – After a long wait, the BJP on Monday night released the first list of 35 candidates for Jalandhar MC Elections scheduled to be held on December 17. As per list, Sushil Kumar would contest from ward number 2, Rimpi from ward number 3, Kulwinder Kaur

Past fights buried, SAD rivals with BJP are back as joint candidates
Past fights buried, SAD rivals with BJP are back as joint candidates

Past fights buried, SAD rivals with BJP are back as joint candidates Jalandhar(Kusum Arora0, December 4) – Despite opposition and remaining at loggerheads with their alliance partner BJP, two SAD councilors from Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) were now back to friendly terms with BJP for the MC elections on December 17. SAD councilors namely Senior Deputy Mayor

Jalandhar MC Elections: BJP to contest on 51 wards, SAD on 29

Jalandhar MC Elections: BJP to contest on 51 wards, SAD on 29 Jalandhar(Kusum Arora, December 2) – Following SAD-BJP state leadership’s directions, the BJP Jalandhar leaders Saturday announced to contest Municipal Corporation (MC) Jalandhar elections on 51 seats while SAD would contest on 29 seats. SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal and BJP Punjab president cum Union Minister

School struck off Post Matric beneficiary’s name, demands fee

Kusum Arora Nurmahal (Jalandhar), December 1 : – A private school in Nurmahal, Jalandhar struck off the names of Scheduled Castes (SC) students who were the beneficiaries under centre sponsored Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme. The school was demanding fee for the current academic session from them. The management of Doaba Arya School Nurmahal struck off

Jalandhar-Kapurthala 24 hours water supply
First cities in state with 24 hours water supply

Jalandhar-Kapurthala 24 hours water supply: Kapurthala all set to become first cities in state with 24 hours water supply in panned localities. In a first of its kind initiative in the state, the Jalandhar, Development Authority (JDA) and Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA) have decided to provide 24-hour water supply in Choti Baradari I and

Local bodies department's haste in conducting MC polls
Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls

Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls. Jalandhar – The Punjab Local Bodies department’s haste in conducting Municipal Corporation (MC) elections before December 18 has left not just opposition SAD-BJP, AAP but ruling congress MLAs confused and helpless. The four congress MLAs of Jalandhar urban constituencies, who were yet to overcome public queries on delimitation

21-yr-old from Jalandhar shot dead in Mississippi

Jalandhar youth shot dead Mississippi by suspected robbers. A 21-year-old man from Jalandhar living in Mississippi, United States, was shot dead by suspected robbers in Jackson city on Monday night. The victim was identified as Sandeep Singh who had been living in the US for over three years and was working at a store. His

Baramulla police recovers minor girl from Punjab
Baramulla police recovers minor girl from Punjab

Baramulla police recovers minor girl from Punjab. Police station Kunzer recieved a complaint from Javed Ahmed Shah resident of Batpora Kunzer to the effect that his niece(name withheld) age around 15yrs was kidnapped by one Arjun Singh resident of Punjab on 18th of this month. On receiving the complaint, a case FIR 97/17, u/s 363 was