Nov 02

Rahul Gandhi released, protests on

  New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was released after being detained by the police while trying to enter the RML Hospital here on Wednesday to meet the family of an ex-soldier who committed suicide. Senior Congress leaders including Ajay Maken, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Raj Babbar however continued to protest

Sampla defends Punjab’s claim over river waters

Phagwara:  Union Minister Vijay Sampla today defended Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s remarks on the SYL Canal issue, saying Punjab should get its rightful share of the river waters. Addressing mediapersons here, he said Punjab was the grain basket of the country and had contributed immensely to the economy as well. “Hence, it is justified

‘Pak will pay heavily, India has suffered enough in silence’

New Delhi:  If Pakistan inflicts injuries onIndia, the costs are going to be far heavier for them, Union Minister Arun Jaitley has said, asserting that there is a shift in India’s approach towards dealing with cross-border tensions as it has “suffered enough in silence” for Pakistan’s terror export. He also lashed out Pakistan for consistently

DRI seizes Rs 3K cr banned drug; Bollywood producer arrested

New Delhi: In its biggest-ever drug seizure,the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized a huge haul of banned narcotic substance worth over Rs 3,000 crore from a factory in Udaipur and also arrested Bollywood producer Subash Dudhani in this connection. On October 28, DRI officials raided the premises of Udaipur-based Marudhar Drinks and detected

Farmers, soldiers committing suicide in Modi rule: Kejriwal

New Delhi:  Delhi Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the suicide of an ex-serviceman here, saying both farmers and soldiers were ending their lives in his regime. Kejriwal, a bitter critic of Modi, also alleged that the Prime Minister was “lying” that the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme was being

Ex-serviceman commits suicide

New Delhi: An ex-serviceman allegedlycommitted suicide over the issue of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) here, police said today. The 70-year-old ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal committed suicide by consuming poison at a park in New Delhi area yesterday evening. Police said he along with some other ex-servicemen was in the process of submitting a

Punjab Government transfers 4 IAS, 3 PCS officers (List available)
Punjab Police transfers 10 officials (With image)

Chandigarh: Punjab Police transfers 9 DSP and 1 ACP official in Chandigarh on

Capt Amarinder launches Google ‘Chalo Lambi’
Amarinder flays Akalis for celebrating Punjabi suba golden jubilee

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh on Tuesday questioned the state government’s action of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Punjabi suba. “The creation of the Punjabi suba (state) was the second Partition for Punjabis after 1947. The Akalis (Shiromani Akali Dal) have worked to shrink Punjab to fulfil their own sectarian

Indian Women’s Hockey Team beat Malaysia by 2-0

Indian Women’s Hockey Team beat Malaysia by 2-0 at the 4th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy 2016 targeting their 2nd win in ACT 2016 in Malaysia on

‘Punjabi Suba’ second partition for Punjabis: Amarinder

Chandigarh:  Hitting out at the Akaligovernment’s ‘Punjabi Suba’ celebrations, senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today said trifurcation of Punjab was “second partition for Punjabis after 1947”. He also hit out at the Akalis for shrinking the state to fulfill their own sectarian agenda. Punjab celebrated its 50th foundation day today. It was declared a separate

Badals settle, traditional constituencies among Punjab polls
Badal ‘won’t accept court verdict on water sharing’

  Amritsar:  With assembly elections around the corner, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has upped the ante over the controversy over sharing river waters with neighbouring Haryana. “My government will not accept the ruling of any court on sharing of river water via Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and Punjab is ready for any sacrifice

Kejriwal appears before Amritsar court in defamation case

  Amritsar:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appeared before a court in Amritsar on Tuesday in connection with a defamation case filed against him and other AAP leaders by Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. Kejriwal had sought exemption from personal appearance from the court during a hearing on October 15. The Delhi Chief Minister,

NHAI awards Rs 1,444 cr Punjab contract to GR Infraprojects

New Delhi:  National Highways Authority ofIndia (NHAI) today said it has awarded a Rs 1,444 crore contract for widening of a highway stretch in Punjab to GR Infraprojects Ltd. “The NHAI has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of national highway section in the state of Punjab under phase IV of National Highways Development

Vijay Goel to visit Punjab on Wednesday

  New Delhi:  Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel will attend a number of functions at Patiala and Rajpura during a day long trip to Punjab on Wednesday. Goel will kickstart his trip by unveiling a bust of the late Major Jyotin Singh at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala before visiting the

Fire incidents at two places in Jalandhar

Jalandhar:  A major fire broke out in a footwear shop in Attari Bazar area in the wee hours today, which engulfed two adjacent shops and the fire tenders taking it more than six hours to douse the flames. Assistant Regional Fire Officer Surjeet Singh said they recieved a call around 1 am regarding a fire incident

PM Modi visits Nandan Van Jungle Safari at Naya Raipur

“PM Modi turns Photographer” Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Chief Minister Raman Singh inaugurated Nandanvan Zoo and Safari at Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. PM Modi carried his DSLR camera along and captured the nature and national beauty, he also clicked some photographs of our national animal- Tiger as well. Modi visited at

Debt ridden farmer commits suicide in Ferozpur

Ferozpur: A 45 year old debt ridden farmer committed suicide by jumping into canal late night on Monday at Ferozpur. The deceased has been identified as Gurbhinder Singh native of village Shakoor in Ferozpur. According to information, the deceased was owning 3 acre of land, whereas he has to pay Rs 7 lakh debt due

Chhotepur to inaugurate APP office in Chamkaur Sahib

Chamkaur Sahib: Former AAP Punjab Covener Sucha Singh Chhotepur will inaugurate APP (Apna Punjab Party) office in Chamkaur Sahib on

1 killed, 3 injured in Pakistan shelling in Jammu

Jammu: A civilian was killed and three others injured on Tuesday in indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, police said. “Pakistani troops resorted to indiscriminate targeting of civilian and defence facilities in Ramgarh sector,” the police official said. “A 16-year-old girl, Rosy, hit by a

8 SIMI activists killed hours after escape

BHOPAL JAIL BREAK Union Home Ministry seeks a detailed report from MP government on the jail break. Bhopal: Eight SIMI activists who pulled off a daring prison break and escaped in the wee hours on Monday after killing a security guard at the Bhopal Central Jail here, were hunted down and killed in a police