Oct 11

Police case slapped against Congress, Akali leaders in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Younger brother of MP Ravneet Bittu among six congress leaders booked for attempt to murder, kidnapping and hurting religious sentiments, on Tuesday at Ludhiana. The accused congress leaders have been identified as president Gurpreet Gogi, councillor Narinder Sharma, parvinder lapran, Umesh Sharma, Gurdeep Singh Pappu and Guriqbal Singh honey. When Congress MP Bittu rescued

Punjab Congress asks `Golakchor’ Kanwar Sandhu to come clean on various favors taken from Akali government

Chandigarh : Punjab Congress accused charged AAP leader Kanwar Sandhu for diverting public’s attention from those personal and professional favours that he was garnering from SAD since few years on Tuesday. When asked for an explanation on the favours he gained including his son’s admission and consequent appointment as PCMS doctor, senior Punjab Congress Leader

Inderbir Bolaria formally joins congress

Amritsar: Suspended SAD leader Inderbir Bolaria has formally joined Congress at his residence in Amritsar, on Tuesday. Bolaria contested the assembly election from SAD at Amritsar south seat, whereas had resigned from the Assembly yesterday. Meanwhile, former chairman of PEDA and SAD president of Amritsar south Upkar Singh also joined Congress in the presence of

When Congress MP Bittu rescued YAD zonal president

Ludhiana: During the clash between Youth Akali Dal and Congress leaders ahead of Dushehra celebrations, the Youth Akali Dal Malwa Zone president Tarsem Singh Bhinder was left alone at venue as his supporters have left. Bhinder was surrounded by Congress leaders and workers. His turban was also removed and thrashed.It was Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu

Haryana CM to meet Baba Balbir Singh in Kapurthala

Kapurthala: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar will meet Baba Balbir Singh in Kapurthala for his assiduously cultivated self-help philosophy on Tuesday. Baba Balbir Singh s a Nirmala Sikh who is Punjab’s most famous donita, spearheading an anti-river pollution

Grenade attack on Paramilitary convoy in Kashmir’s Shopian, 8 injured

Srinagar: Seven civilians and a jawan were injured today in a grenade attack on a paramilitary patrol party in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The grenade was thrown at the convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force; the terrorists have escaped. The attack in Shopian comes as security forces in Pampore on the outskirts of Srinagar

Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan: As Big B turns 74

New Delhi: This is the busiest Amitabh Bachchan has ever been. Picture a typical day in the superstar’s life. He’s just back home from shooting the whole morning. Without a moment’s rest, by noon, wielding a broom like a cricket bat he’s off to a Swachh Bharat (Clean India) photo-op. Come evening and it’s time

SAD- Congress leaders clashed over Ravana effigy, several injured

Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress leaders clashed over the effigy of Ravana at GLADA ground, Chandigarh road on Monday late night. Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu, district congress president Gurpreet Gogi were injured. Gogi suffered head injury and admitted to Dayanand Medical college and Hospital (DMCH). Eyewitness claimed that

4 IAS & 77 PCS Officers transferred (List Attached)

punjab: 4 IAS and 77 pcs officers transferred in Punjab

Suicide car bomber kills 14 in Afghanistan

Kandahar: A suicide car bombing on Monday killed 14 people, including 10 Afghan police officers, as the Taliban launched a large-scale attack on the capital in southern Helmand province, the heartland of the insurgency. Since the beginning of this year’s fighting season, the Taliban have expanded their footprint across most of the province and have

Terrorist effigy will be burned on Dushhera in Amritsar

Amritsar: Punjab residents were wiping out their anger against Pakistan regarding the terror attacks cross the border line. On the Dusherra eve, residents prepared an effigy of terrorist along with Ravana, Megnath and Kumbkaran. It has been decided to burn the effigy of terrorist along with others on the occasion of Dussehra. The anger of

Two security personnel injured in Kashmir fighting

Srinagar: A soldier and a policeman were injured on Monday as security forces battled two to four guerrillas rapped in a government complex in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police officer said the heavily armed militants entered the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in Pampore town in the morning and began firing

Brar laughs of Amarinder’s remark as a senile statement

Chandigarh: Former MP and Convener of Punjab Lok Hit Abhiyan Jagmeet Singh Brar laughed off Cong President Capt Amarinder Singh’s remarks where he commented on Navjot Sidhu and Brar as indiscipline and undesired and said “Chajj Ta Bole, Chhanani Kyon Bole ? Perhaps Amarinder is losing his memory in his old age and needs to

Local Akali leaders accused Bolaria for grabbing land of Rs 2 crore

Amritsar: Few days after a Akali leader Inderbir Bolaria joined congress, the Akali leaders levelled the allegations against Bolaria for grabbing the land. A local Ex-councillor of SAD accused Bolaria for grabbing the land in Jalandhar by misusing his power. Partap Singh said that the plot worth Rs 2 crore at the prime location fraudulently

Now Punjab CM begging voters on the pretext of his age: Mann

Chandigarh: Taking the serious note of Punjab CM begging for votes on the pretext of his age, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann criticised the move of CM and said that despite holding the CM chair, Parkash Singh Badal implementing his last tool. Mann said that SAD was facing brunt in Punjab that resulted their leaders to

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Restricted holiday of Bhagat Namdev Janam Divas now on 11 Nov

Chandigarh:The Punjab Government has announced that the restricted holiday in connection with the janam divas of Bhagat Namdev would now be observed on Friday, 11th November 2016 in place of Wednesday, October 26th 2016. Disclosing this, an official spokesman said that a notification regarding the same has been

Car salesman killed near police station in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: A youth in his mid twenties found murdered outside police station of Jalandhar city, on Monday morning. The deceased has been identified as Varun Arora resident of Urban Estate phase-1 in Jalanhdar. The police said that visible injury marks on the body suggested that the victim was killed with sharp-edged weapons. The police added

Battery found near Jalandhar-Pathankot railway track

Hoshiarpur: A battery was found near the Jalandhar-Pathankot railway track in Mukerian here today, throwing security agencies into a tizzy. After the battery was found at about 10:30 AM, train movement on the rail track was suspended for about 20 minutes, police said. “A battery without any wire has been found near the Jalandhar-Pathankot rail

24-year-old rams bike into trolley, dies

Chandgarh: A 24-year-old youth died after his bike rammed into a trolley near Zirakpur-Chandigarh barrier on Monday

Govt building catches fire in Srinagar

Srinagar: A government building on the out skirts of Srinagar where an encounter took place earlier this year caught fire this morning, police said. A building within the premises of the head office of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in Sempora area of Pampore on the outskirts of the city here caught fire