Mar 31

Teacher unions likely to boycott ‘Parho Punjab' programme at Dinanagar rally
Teacher unions likely to boycott ‘Parho Punjab’ programme at Dinanagar rally

Nawanshahr – As the scheduled panel meeting with the Education Minister after the massive rally at Ludhiana has ended in deadlock, the different unions of the teaching and non-teaching employees under the aegis of ‘Shikhiya Bachao Manch’ have started gearing themselves up with zest to hold another massive rally at Dinanagar, hometown of the Education Minister,

Disclose beneficiaries of anti-Sikh riots compensation, says CIC
Disclose beneficiaries of anti-Sikh riots compensation, says CIC

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has directed the Home Ministry to disclose the list of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots who have received the compensation. On a complaint filed by one Navdeep Gupta, Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad issued the orders to disclose details sought by him.Gupta had sought to know from the Ministry complete

MLA writes to PM on availability of life-saving drugs in pharmacies
MLA writes to PM on availability of life-saving drugs in pharmacies

Nawanshahr – Drugs, especially opioids, may be available in plenty in the state or all over the country for the addicts but it is hard to get them if you genuinely need them in cases of severe illnesses like cancer. Even being an elected representative like Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) is not going to help you either.

SC dismisses petitions filed over CBSE paper leak
SC shocked at over 600 per cent overcrowding in jails

NEW DELHI: Prisoners cannot be kept in jail like animals,’ a shocked Supreme Court said after it was informed that many of the over 1,300 prisons across the country were overcrowded, even to the extent of more than 600 per cent. “What is the point in talking about prison reforms when we cannot keep them

Justice Narang report tabled on last day to avoid discussion: Khaira
Justice Narang report tabled on last day to avoid discussion: Khaira

Chandigarh – Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira has said the way the state government mischievously tabled the Justice Narang Commission report on the last day of the Budget session, only goes to show that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has completely lost the willpower to fight corruption in high places.Khaira said it is a matter of

CBSE Leaks: Class XII Economics re-exam on April 25
CBSE Leaks: Class XII Economics re-exam on April 25

NEW DELHI: The re-examination of CBSE’s Class XII Economics paper will be held on April 25, while the re-test for Class X Mathematics is likely to be conducted in July, Education Secretary Anil Swarup said on Friday. He said a preliminary enquiry has revealed that the leak for Class X Mathematics paper is restricted to

General categories to inspire voters for use of NOTA in polling
General categories to inspire voters for use of NOTA in polling

General categories to inspire voters for use of NOTA in polling Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Distressed by reservation, the General category will now inspire the people to use NOTA in the elections across the country. The general category has alleged that in the name of Dalit votes, the political parties across the country have been ignoring the general

CBSE paper leak HRD Ministry Failure Congress
CBSE paper leak is HRD ministry’s failure: says Congress

The Congress Party on Friday said that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar Ministry’s failure lead to CBSE paper leak.Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge expressed concern over the issue while saying that future of 28 lakh students is at stake. “The paper leak issue shows the HRD Ministry’s Failure. The future of 28 lakh students is at stake. We will raise this issue in the

CBSE to conduct re-exam of Class X Maths, Class XII Eco
CBSE to conduct re-exam of Class X Maths, Class XII Eco

In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the CBSE on Wednesday announced reexamination in Class X mathematics and Class XII economics subjects. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) issued a circular on Wednesday informing about the reexamination and said dates and other details for it would be posted on the board’s website.“The board has

SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant
SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday blasted Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal for turning his reply on the budget speech into a cheap and vulgar rant against his former mentor and political guru Parkash Singh Badal, proving he had little understanding of the Finance Department which he was heading. In a statement here,

SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant
Five new taxes likely to be imposed in Punjab state

Chandigarh – The people of Punjab should may now have to bear the burden of five more taxes which are likely to be imposed on them any time now. The Assembly, while giving all rights, has authorised the Chief Minister to impose taxes amid the passing of Social Security Act Bil- 2018. It will be

Congress MLA Pahra submits resignation
Congress MLA Pahra submits resignation

Chandigarh – Congress MLA Brinderjit Singh Pahra of Gurdaspur has tendered his resignation to Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar. It is said that he has taken the extreme step against the appointment of Raman Bahl as the chairman of Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB), who had allegedly opposed Pahra publically during Punjab assembly elections last

Protest held for converting Bhagat Singh's hideout into museum
Protest held for converting Bhagat Singh’s hideout into museum

FEROZEPUR: Punjab Students’ Union and Naujavan Bhart Sabha sat on a dharna in front of the office of Deputy Commissioner, Ferozepur over a demand of converting a doublestoreyed building, which served as the hideout of the Krantikari Party led by Shaheed Bhagat Singh into a museum and library which continuousally has suffered a neglect over

Pour wishes for Singer Babbu Mann on his 43th birthday
Pour wishes for Singer Babbu Mann on his 43th birthday

Tejinder Singh Maan commonly known as Babbu Maan was born on 29-03-1975 in Khant, Fatehgarh Sahib in the state of Punjab, India. He is also known as Khantwala Maan, Maana Da Maan, and Khantiya. He is an Indian Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film Actor, Film Producer, Music Director, Screenwriter, Voice Artist & Musician who well-known for his work in

12 bills passed in Punjab Assembly
12 bills passed in Punjab Assembly

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): In the last day of Punjab Budget Session, nearly 12 bills have been passed in the house. The most important bill was to impose a sum of Rs 200 as development tax on tax payers. Besides it, a bill of amendments in the Salaries and allowances of state ministers, leader of Opposition, Punjab

Gandhigiri Doraha Khanna Police Law Breakers Rose helmet DGP Punjab
Gandhigiri by Police Officials: Law Breakers offered Roses to wear helmets in future

Nidhi Bhanot/Ravinder Singh Dhillon  Doraha:   Gandhigiri by Doraha and Khanna Police officials both men and women, which falls under District Ludhiana brought acclaims for them from the common public.As they have found an innovative and peaceful way of spreading the awareness to common people about the importance of wearing helmets for their life and to

Glory Neglect Ludhiana Archaeological Old Mound Sunet ASI
Lost & Neglected Glory of Ludhiana: Archaeological Site of Old Mound at Village Sunet

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Manchester of India, Ludhiana is a very important city in the terms of historical importance. But none of the historic sites including Old Mounds in Ludhiana has been maintained well by tourism and archaeological department of the Punjab State.  One such neglected historical site in the city is Sunet Village where archaeologists have

FM says cane growers' arrears cleared; AAP contests claim
FM says cane growers’ arrears cleared; AAP contests claim

Chandigarh – State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal told the state assembly here on Monday that all outstanding arrears of sugarcane growers had been cleared, a fact strongly contested by main opposition AAP’s senior leader Kanwar Sandhu. Sandhu gave a notice of privilege against the minister for allegedly committing contempt of the House.During the Zero Hour, Sandhu

Alarm bells for Navjot Singh Sidhu as Speaker assures to examine record
Alarm bells for Navjot Singh Sidhu as Speaker assures to examine record

Chandigarh – Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s penchant for speaking a little too much is likely to land him into trouble as the Budget leak issue is likely to snowball into a major crisis for him. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh has assured the House that he would be examining the records of the assembly.

Congress surrendered on state's issues, alleges Bikram Majithia
Congress surrendered on state’s issues, alleges Bikram Majithia

Chandigarh – Former minister and senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday condemned the Congress for trying to muzzle the voice of the Opposition by imposing emergency-like situation reminiscent of the rule of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Addressing a press conference in the Vidhan Sabha gallery, Majithia said Congressmen disrupted his speech