Nov 24

Yet another balloon with urdu banner found in Kapurthala

Kapurthala: In yet another instance, a balloon with urdu banner was found in Gurdaspur on Thursday. Reportedly, balloon with urdu banner was found when a farmer when to his land for farming. The farmer immediately called the local police and handed over the banner to them. Meanwhile, the police have started the further investigation.

Manmohan Singh lashes out at PM on note ban decision

New Delhi: Pointing out the extent of hardship which demonetisation has caused the common man and small businesses, and the likely hit of 2 per cent on GDP, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said this has been coupled with “monumental” mismanagement in implementation. “I want to ask the Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) if

LS adjourned following Oppn pandemonium over demonetisation

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjournedfor nearly an hour soon after it met for the day as a determined opposition once again pitched for discussing the demonetisation issue under adjournment motion. It was pandemonium from the word go as high drama was witnessed when SP member Akshay Yadav tore some papers next to the

Dmonetisation survey fake, sponsored, says Mayawati

New Delhi:  Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursdasy attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling his survey on demonetisation as “fake and sponsored” and dared him to dissolve the Lok Sabha and face elections. “The survey of Modiji is fake and sponsored. If he has guts then he should dissolve the Lok Sabha and

RPF officials nab two Delhi based passengers with Rs 70 lakh old currency

Bathinda: RPF officials nab two Delhi based passengers with Rs 70 lakh old currency at Bathinda railway station from train compartment on Wednesday. Income tax officials called to verify the

Pargat Singh, Navjot Kaur Sidhu to join Congress on 28 Nov

Chandigarh: Former BJP leader Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu and Ex- SAD MLA Pargat Singh to join Congress on Nov 28. While confirming the development, PPCC president Capt Amarinder Singh tweeted about the development and said, “I am pleased to announce that Dr. Navjot Kaur Sidhu & Pargat Singh will formally be joining Congress on November

AAP candidate Manjit Singh booked for assaulting AAP volunteers

Moga: A day after the AAP candidate Manjit Singh Bilaspur assaulted the AAP volunteers for protesting against his ticket allotment, the local police registered the case against Manjit Singh Bilaspur on Wednesday. The announcement of AAP candidate for Nihal Singh Wala constituency triggered the clash among the party local unit. Complainant, Gurpreet Singh Brar AAP

SAD MLA Malerkotla refused contesting assembly elections

Chandigarh: Sharomani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA Malerkotla Farzana Alam on Wednesday announced not to contest the upcoming assembly polls 2017. While confirming the development, Farzana said that she will extent her support to Akali party without any conformation of

Majithia announces Rs 10,000 compensation to SYL land owners

Patiala: Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday has announced the compensation amount of Rs 10000 to each farmer owning the acquired land of SYL. While announcing the compensation, Majithia said that the government will give the compensation to resume the SYL acquired land for their agriculture purpose. Meanwhile, Majithia directed the concerned DCs

Kejriwal government sided with Haryana on river waters in SC: Majithia

Kapoori (Patiala): Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today exposed treachery, double standards and political opportunism of Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Convener Arvind Kejriwal asserting the Delhi government had submitted affidavit in the Supreme Court on waters issue supporting Haryana’s case. He showed a copy of the affidavit to the people submitted by

Parliament security video: LS committee summoned MP Bhagwant Mann

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann, who had put the security of Parliament in peril by releasing video on social media, has summoned by Lok Sabha committee on 28 November. The committee- constituted by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and led by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya- was assigned to probe Mann’s conduct and his

Advisor to J-K CM Amitabh Mattoo resigns

Jammu: Former Vice Chancellor of JammuUniversity Amitabh Mattoo, advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, today tendered his resignation citing personal reasons. “Yes, I have tendered my resignation due to personal reasons. I want to spend some time with my family,” Mattoo, who was appointed as an advisor in April this year with

Badals settle, traditional constituencies among Punjab polls
‘Disarrayed and Opportunist’ People Like Sidhu were good for nothing: CM

Muktsar: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that ‘disarrayed and opportunist’ people like former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu were good for nothing in public life. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan program in Lambi assembly segment here today, the Chief Minister, when asked to comment on probability

Retd. govt employee died in queue to exchange currency notes

Ludhiana: Retired government employee died due to heart attack while standing in queue to exchange the banned currency notes in Ludhiana on

Opposition announces ‘Bharat Band’ on November 28 as ‘Aakrosh Divas’

New Delhi: Opposition parties after unitedly tackling the decision of Demonetisation announced by Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi has declared “Bharat Band” on November 28 as “Aakrosh Divas” on Wednesday. Opposition leaders have raised the protest against the government alleging the problems and scams being faced by the common

Two youth killed in road accident at Jalandhar

Jalandhar: Two person killed in a road accident at Jalandhar, on Wednesday. According to the information, the two cars lost their control due to their over speed and tossed off on the wrong side of the road resulted to collision with a truck. However, two youngsters were killed on the spot, whereas third person sustained

PPCC president Captain Amarinder Singh reigns from Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday handed over to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan his resignation from the Lok Sabha membership to protest over the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue. Amarinder’s resignation is valid from November 11, the date on which he sent his resignation through email to the Speaker. The Congress

Fire erupts in Delhi’s Sadar Bazaar area

New Delhi:  A massive fire erupted in old Delhi on Wednesday in a woollen garment godown and quickly engulfed at least three adjoining buildings, an official said. A total of 30 fire tenders rushed to the spot in the Sadar Bazaar area. “We recieved a call at 7 a.m. that a wollen garment godown caught

Protests by united Oppn leads to RS adjournment till 2 PM

New Delhi:  Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha today closed ranks to demand Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s presence in the House to reply to the debate on hardships caused by his decision to ban old 500 and 1000 rupee notes, forcing adjournment of proceedings twice. The uproarious scenes led to the adjournment of the proceedings first

BSF seizes heroin worth Rs25 crore in Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur: The Border Security Force (BSF) sleuths seized five packets of heroin worth Rs 25 crore in Gurdaspur on Wednesday. According to the sources, during wee hours of morning, the BSF troops observed some suspicious movement near the Chautra border out post (BoP) of two Pakistanis across the fencing and opened rounds of fire through night