May 31

One paisa cut in fuel prices cruel joke, says Amarinder
One paisa cut in fuel prices cruel joke, says Amarinder

Chandigarh – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday described the one paisa cut in fuel prices as a cruel joke for the people. ‘Clerical error? nobody can believe that. It is just another joke the Narendra Modi government has perpetrated on the people of the country,’ said the Chief Minister, reacting to reports that contrary to

'Asees' portraying the bond between mother and son: Rana Ranbir
‘Asees’ portraying the bond between mother and son: Rana Ranbir

How many Punjabi films have focused on relationship between a mother and a son? Hardly any. Well, that’s what propelled actor and writer Rana Ranbir to direct a film on the bond that a mother and a son share. Titled Asees, the film is scheduled to hit theatres on June 22.The film stars actor Kuljinder Sidhu,

Dalit Ministers ‘ignore demands of SC category employees
Dalit Ministers ‘ignore demands of SC category employees

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Schedule Caste (SC) employees in the State are annoyed with SC Ministers of Punjab Cabinet for ignoring their demands. The Punjab Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes and SC Power Engineers and Officer Association have raised their protest that the delegation of both outfits has met to three SCs Ministers in the Punjab Government

Ministers to raise protest discounting free power to SCs in Cabinet
Ministers to raise protest discounting free power to SCs in Cabinet

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Three Ministers, belonged to Schedule Caste community are likely to raise their protest in the Cabinet meeting, which is schedule for Thursday, against the stopping facility of 200 free power units to the SC/BC families, by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on condition base. According to the decision, the PSPCL will stop

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana. Locals thrashed a temple manager for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Haryana‘s Yamunanagar city. The Manager of Yamunanagar’s Shani Mandir temple’s committee was thrashed and was stripped down to his underwear by people after he allegedly molested the girl, who was working in the temple,

Kikli song from COJ2 romantic melody fused with foot-tapping music
Kikli song from COJ2 romantic melody fused with foot-tapping music

The upcoming comedy film Carry On Jatta 2 has always been in headlines since its been announcement. Three songs from the film, the title track ‘Carry On Jatta 2’, ‘Bhangra Pa Layie’ and ‘Kurta Chadra’ have already created ripples of excitement amongst the audience. They have successfully made it to the charts and are definitely

Rising fuel prices: Congress to hold state-wide protest on May 31
Rising fuel prices: Congress to hold state-wide protest on May 31

Chandigarh – Punjab Congress on Monday announced a state-wide protest on May 31 against the rising fuel prices and sought Rs 100 per quintal as bonus for paddy growers, claiming high diesel prices had put additional financial burden of crores of rupees on growers during the last one year. Taking a dig at the BJP leaders,

Assistance of Rs 38.88 cr provided in 314 farmer suicide cases
Assistance of Rs 38.88 cr provided in 314 farmer suicide cases

Chandigarh – The Punjab government on Monday said that it has so far approved financial assistance of Rs 8.88 crore in 314 cases of farmer suicide. The state-level Committee (SLC) constituted in this regard has sanctioned the relief in 10 meetings held till date starting from April last year, state Revenue Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria was

Punjabi singer found shot dead in Dera Bassi
Punjabi singer found shot dead in Dera Bassi

Chandigarh – A 23-year-old Punjabi singer was found dead in Dera Bassi near here, police said on Monday. Navjot Singh’s body, bearing four to five bullet injury marks, was found a few metres away from his car at village Rampur Sainian in Dera Bassi, Mohali, at around 1am, said Inspector Mahinder Singh, police station, Dera Bassi.The

To strengthen Cooperative banks, all transactions likely to be done though it
To strengthen Cooperative banks, all transactions likely to be done though it

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): To strengthen Punjab Cooperative Banks across the State, the Punjab Government will make it mandatory each and every transaction with Cooperative banks. Salaries of Punjab Government’s employees and amount for other schemes will be paid through state’s banks. Talking to Daily Post, the Cooperative Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa told that a proposal has

Minister Channi under radar of Congress for raising SC issue during bye-poll
Minister Channi under radar of Congress for raising SC issue during bye-poll

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Technical Education Minister has come under the radar of Congress for raising issue of appointment of Advocate General and Assistant Advocate Generals. Channi has condemned the Punjab Government for ignoring SC candidates. The Congressmen smell it conspiracy of anti-Congress lobby, who want to damage party’s interest during Shahkot bye-poll. The State Congress Chief

Former Minister Brij Bhupinder Lally held for taking arms inside polling booth
Former Minister Brij Bhupinder Lally held for taking arms inside polling booth

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – Former Home Minister of Punjab Brij Bhupinder Singh Lally (67), who has recently made a switch from Congress to Shiromani Akali Dal was arrested by police for taking arms inside a polling booth. Lally had reached booth number 90 and 91 to check the polling procedure. On the objection of some people,

Shahkot by-polls: 76.60 pc voter turnout seals the fate of 12 candidates
Shahkot by-polls: 76.60 pc voter turnout seals the fate of 12 candidates

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – High enthusiasm was seen as voters resisting the scorching heat wave made through to the polling stations as 76.60 percent polling turnout has been recorded in Shahkot by-election and result will be announced on May 31. The polling held between 7 am to 6 pm, yet the election was a necessity after

Inmate threats to Minister through FB from Jail
Inmate threats to Minister through FB from Jail

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): In yet another case of lax security inside Faridkot’s Modern Jail, an inmate went live on Facebook for about three minutes and made objectionable remarks against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, DGP Suresh Arora and Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. The inmate, Gobind Singh, who has been lodged at Faridkot jail since

Indian-origin Sikh dies after being shot at in Ohio
Indian-origin Sikh dies after being shot at in Ohio

NEW YORK: A 32-year-old Sikh truck driver, who was shot at two weeks ago in Ohio, has succumbed to his injuries, with prosecutors saying they will seek a murder charge against the accused in the case. Jaspreet Singh of Monroe, Ohio died of injuries he sustained when he was shot at by 20-year-old Broderick Malik

Jimmy Shergill and Mahi Gill to amaze B-town with 'Phamous'
Jimmy Shergill and Mahi Gill to amaze B-town with ‘Phamous’

After establishing their name in prominent industries Bollywood and Pollywood, two of the fantastic actors Jimmy Sheirgill and Mahi Gill are coming up with their next titled as ‘Phamous’. The trailer of the film has already been released and has created quite a buzz in the entertainment world.The best part of the film is top

DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty
DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty

Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Taking cognisance of the dereliction of election duty by officials who deliberately skipped poll duty today, the Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder  Kumar Sharma today ordered FIR against 18 such Officers.Divulging the Deputy Commissioner said that these officials were assigned poll duty but they deliberately skipped the duty and didn’t join the polling

Khaira stopped inspecting spot near sugar mill; CM says he was 'trespassing'
Khaira stopped inspecting spot near sugar mill; CM says he was ‘trespassing’

Chandigarh – Senior AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira was on Sunday stopped by the police from reaching a a spot close to a sugar factory of Congress leader Rana Gurjit, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accusing him of trying “trespass” into the factory in Batala. According to some reports, residents of Buttar Sivian village were angry

Shahkot polling takes place today amid tight security
Shahkot polling takes place today amid tight security

Chandigarh/Shahkot – The polling to Shahkot bye-poll, for which the three major political parties-Congress, Akali Dal and AAP have went all out, will take place on Monday. The Shahkot bye-poll was necessitated following the demise of Akali MLA Ajit Singh Kohar in February this year. The ruling party Congress has fielded Hardev Singh Laddi while

Shahkot: Sukhbir to EC to take emergency steps to stop distribution of liquor
Shahkot: Sukhbir to EC to take emergency steps to stop distribution of liquor

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday asked the Election Commission to take emergent steps to stop large scale distribution of illegal liquor by the Congress party in Shahkot and stop Congress goons from intimidating voters to ensure a free and fair by-poll. In a statement here, the SAD president