Home delivery of cheaper diesel, petrol in Punjab means Rs 2200 cr loss
Home delivery of cheaper diesel, petrol in Punjab means Rs 2200 cr loss


Fuel mafia has been causing revenue losses to the tune of Rs 2,200 crore, annually to Punjab. There has been home delivery of diesel and petrol by sourcing them from other neighbouring states at cheaper rates. But all this is happening with the collusion of Excise and Taxation officers. Disclosing details, Petrol Pump Dealer Association

Punjab BJP hails PM's move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, state assembly polls Punjab BJP hails PM’s move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, state assembly polls

Punjab BJP hails PM’s move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, state assembly polls Amritsar – Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina on Monday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed initiative of holding simultaneous elections to Parliament and state assemblies. He said it is a revolutionary idea which will give boost

I became a real cricketer at CSK, say Suresh Raina I became a real cricketer at CSK, say Suresh Raina

I became a real cricketer at CSK, say Suresh Raina KOLKATA: Out-of-favour India all-rounder Suresh Raina knows his Worth in the Indian Premier League and credited Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for transforming him into a real cricketer. The 31-year-old Uttar Pradesh captain, who struck a belligerent 126 not out against Bengal, is an IPL legend

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot Amritsar – Apparently miffed over not being invited for the Amritsar mayoral election on Tuesday, state Cabinet Minister Navjot Sidhu on Monday said he never goes anywhere uninvited ‘except the Golden Temple or Durgiana Temple.’ Elected Councillors of the Municipal Corporation of Amritsar will on Tuesday take oath and

BKU begins 5-day dharna against non-waiving of farmers' loan BKU begins 5-day dharna against non-waiving of farmers’ loan

Protesting against non waiving of entire debt of farmers, hundreds of farmers under the leadership of state president of BKU (Ugrahan) Joginder Singh Ugrahan began a five-day long dharna outside District Administrative Complex here on Monday. The farmers are protesting against Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s alleged lackadaisical approach in waiving off the entire loan

Awareness campaign to enroll more students in tech education soon: Channi

Awareness campaign to enroll more students in tech education soon: Channi FATEHGARH SAHIB: State Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that new job-oriented courses would be started and some present courses would be upgraded as per the demands of the present and future needs of the industrial units, the courses which are

Channi conducts surprise check at institutes
Channi conducts surprise check at institutes

Channi conducts surprise check at institutes. State Technical Education minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday conducted surprise check at two institutes, namely Government Polytechnic College Ranwan (Khamano) and ITI, Bassi Pathana. During checking at Ranwan Polytechnic College, the minister suspended the absent superintendent, Baljeet Kaur, who had been absent for the last several days. Harjinder

Decision to shift exam centres is cruel joke on students, laments SAD
Decision to shift exam centres is cruel joke on students, laments SAD

Decision to shift exam centres is cruel joke on students, laments SAD Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday termed the Punjab School Education Board’s (PSEB) decision to shift school examination centres to other institutions falling within school clusters as a cruel joke on students, saying they were being harassed unnecessarily by such illogical

CM backtracking on his promise of debt waiving: Harsimrat
CM backtracking on his promise of debt waiving: Harsimrat

CM backtracking on his promise of debt waiving: Harsimrat Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday said after reneging on his promise to farmers, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was backtracking on creating employment and even taking away state employment by refusing to consider the genuine demand to reopen the Bathinda

CM seeks PM's intervention to boost state's dairy sector
CM seeks PM’s intervention to boost state’s dairy sector

CM seeks PM’s intervention to boost state’s dairy sector Chandigarh – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday sought personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Ministry of Agriculture for initiating major steps to boost dairy sector across the state in general and supplement the income of dairy farmers in particular. In a

Tickets will be given only with consultation of MLAs: Bajwa
Tickets will be given only with consultation of MLAs: Bajwa

Tickets will be given only with consultation of MLAs: Bajwa Ludhiana – Cabinet Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa who is also observer of Congress Party for MC elections said that the local MLAs and congress presidents would be consulted during the distribution of the tickets in upcoming Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Elections. He said the committee

CBI arrests two Punjab transport dept officials for graft
CBI arrests two Punjab transport dept officials for graft

CBI arrests two Punjab transport dept officials for graft New Delhi – The CBI today arrested two officials of the Punjab Transport Department from Chandigarh. They were arrested in an alleged bribery case of Rs 1 lakh to clear files related to service issues of a colleague. The case was registered on the basis of a

Gurpartap Singh Sandhu appointed as Joint secretary of AAP
Gurpartap Singh Sandhu appointed as Joint secretary of AAP

Volunteer of ‘AAP’ from Baba Bakala Gurpartap Singh Sandhu appointed as Joint Secretary in AAP‘s state body today. Meanwhile Dalbir Singh, in-charge of Baba Bakala constituency, expressed happiness over the selection of Gurpartap Singh Sandhu and other volunteers and said that they are thanks the party high command for recognition the value of hard work

No reversal of decision on shutting down Bathinda power plant: CM
No reversal of decision on shutting down Bathinda power plant: CM

No reversal of decision on shutting down Bathinda power plant: CM Chandigarh – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday ruled out reversal of the government’s decision to close down the Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant (GNDTP), Bathinda, pointing to the non-feasibility of continuing operations. In a statement issued here, the chief minister explained the

Badal pays tribute to former CM Surjit Singh Barnala on his first death anniversary
Badal pays tribute to former CM Surjit Singh Barnala on his first death anniversary

Badal pays tribute to former CM Surjit Singh Barnala on his first death anniversary. Former CM Surjit Singh Barnala had passed away on January 14, last year only before the state went to assembly polls. Barnala’s family members were in Congress but now they come back to Akali Dal. Parkash Singh Badal, in his speech

Golden Temple lookalike row: Hunger strike enters second day
Golden Temple look alike row: Hunger strike enters second day

Golden Temple lookalike row: Hunger strike enters second day. The indefinite fast by United Akali Dal’s (UAD) general secretary Parshotam Singh Phaguwala outside Gurdwara Patshahi Nauvin Sahib at Bhawanigarh on Sunday entered its second day. Phaguwala has been observing indefinite fast to get Akal Takht Sahib’s June 20, 2009 Hukamnama (edict) implemented. The edict was

Captain Amarinder ignores Sidhu in selection process of Mayor nominee
Captain Amarinder ignores Sidhu in selection process of Mayor nominee

Captain Amarinder ignores Sidhu in selection process of Mayor nominee Jalandhar – The names of the mayors of three cities Jalandhar, Amritsar and Patiala is scheduled to be announced on January 23 and January 25. The situation doesn’t seem to be comfortable between Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as

Amarinder should step down as CM after debt waiver fiasco: Sukhbir
Amarinder should step down as CM after debt waiver fiasco: Sukhbir

Amarinder should step down as CM after debt waiver fiasco: Sukhbir Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had lost the moral right to continue in his chair after refusing to extend the debt waiver given to crop loaners to all farmers as committed by

Alleged discrimination with Dalits in Maanwala: SGPC chief visits family
Alleged discrimination with Dalits in Maanwala: SGPC chief visits family

Alleged discrimination with Dalits in Maanwala: SGPC chief visits family. Following reports about alleged ‘discrimination’ against Dalits over ‘bhog’ in a gurdwara in Maanwala village (near Dhuri), president of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Gobind Singh Longowal on Sunday visited Maanwala village and met the Dalit family. He termed the incident as ‘unfortunate and said

Slaughter house to be built in Jalandhar
Slaughter house to be built in Jalandhar

Slaughter house to be built in Jalandhar Jalandhar – Jalandhar city is on the verge of planning the Smart City proposals. Common slaughter house project is utmost important in Smart City Project as Jalandhar never had an infrastructure of this kind. Municipal Corporation has finalised 2 acres to establish slaughterhouse in village Gadaipur, Jalandhar district. The