May 12

Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces
Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces

Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces Chandigarh/New Delhi – A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday met the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Om Prakash Rawat in New Delhi and appealed to him to provide a senior officer to overlook Shahkot bye-poll on May 28, and deploy paramilitary forces to ensure

Another setback for AAP, Woman leader resigns from the party
Another setback for AAP, Woman leader resigns from the party

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Facing setbacks in last few days, the AAP, Punjab has suffered a setback again today, when it’s State General Secretary Palwinder Kaur has resigned from the party. Talking to Daily Post, she told that AAP too has ignored the interest of Schedule Caste community and now there is no difference between other traditional

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples
Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with Gods and Goddesses in temples. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All set to establish Maharishi Balmiki and Guru Ravi Das ji idols along with the idols of other gods and goddesses in Hindu temples. The task will be started from ‘Kali Mata temple in Patiala in June

Dissatisfied Election Commission again seeks reply from Chief Secretary, Punjab
Dissatisfied Election Commission again seeks reply from Chief Secretary, Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Expressing its dissatisfaction, the Election Commission has sought a report again from the Chief Secretary, Punjab on the complaint filed by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). Dal had alleged that CM had held press Conference in the Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh, in which political activities were made and Officers were also present in the

Rahul appointed the new National Prez and V. Prez of Indian Youth Congress
Rahul appointed the new National Prez and V. Prez of Indian Youth Congress

New Delhi:- All India Congress party president Mr. Rahul Gandhi today appoints the new National President and Vice President of Indian Youth Congress. He appointed the Shri Keshav Chand Yadav as the National President and Shri Srinivas B.V. as National Vice President of India Youth Congress.The Party appreciates the work done by Shri Amrinder Singh Raja

Unnao rape case death penalty BJP MLA
Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime. The victim said, “I demand the death penalty for Sengar for raping me and for the murder of

SHO Mehatpur Parminder Singh Bajwa arrested by Jalandhar police

SHO Mehatpur Parminder Singh Bajwa who lodged an FIR against Congress leader arrested by police at Jalandhar judicial complex on Friday. Bajwa had come to a court to request security for him as there is threat to his life. While giving information SHO New Baradari police station Balbir Singh said that Parminder Singh Bajwa has

Two suspected Khalistani terrorists arrested

Two suspected Khalistani terrorists arrested. The Punjab Police, on Thursday, arrested two suspected Khalistani terrorists from the Faridkot-Kotakpura highway. According to Police, they were associated with Australia-based Gurjant Singh, who was charged by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in October 2017 in the murder case of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Ravinder Gosain. Further investigation is underway.

Punjab to have two lakh Chandan trees: Minister Dharamsot
Punjab to have two lakh Chandan trees: Minister Dharamsot

BATHINDA: Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Thursday claimed to have reclaimed the possession of 2,800 acre of land in the past one year, which was under illegal possession. Dharamsot informed that there was a total of 31,000 acres of land belonging to forest department which had been illegally possessed by different people, of which he

Measles and Rubella vaccination is safe: Braham Mohindra
Measles and Rubella vaccination is safe: Braham Mohindra

Chandigarh – Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra assisted by the experts of WHO and PGIMER on Thursday strongly refuted the malicious campaign being carried out by anti-development forces and strongly reinforced the positive aspects of National Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign in Punjab. In a media briefing held at the office of Director Health Services,

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn's stand on history book
Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn’s stand on history book

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading an alleged canard over the issue of Class XII History books and urged the people of Shahkot to vote for the Congress for the betterment of their area and the state.“The Akalis failed

Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums
Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government will retire more than 13,000 Sarpanch across the State with honorarium of Rs 75 crore. The Government has approved the amount for Sapranchs in principle, who could not able to get it for the last four years. Rs 1200 are given as honorarium to the Sarpanch per month. Talking to

Punjab to conduct survey of drug addicts from May 17

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government is likely to conduct a survey of drug addicts across the State.  At present there is no survey in this regard with the Government at own level. With the starting of ‘Anti-drug movement’, which is scheduled for May 17 from Tarantarn and CM Amrinder Singh will inaugurate, more than 5 lacs DAPO (

General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict
General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Shyam Lal Sharma, Chief Organizer, General Categories Welfare Federation, Punjab and Satnam Singh Dhami, Press Secretary while addressing press conference in press club Chandigarh stated that Punjab Government has not issued any instructions for the implementation of judgment dated 20th February, 2018 vide which reservation in promotion has been scrapped by Punjab and

General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict
Performance of Ministers moves to Shahkot from Punjab Secretariat

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Ministers of Punjab, who had assured with good performance, are now ready to move to show their performance in the Shahkot Assembly segment instead of the Punjab Civil Secretariat. Except Manpreet Singh Badal, there was desert like look in the room of Ministers as they were in Shahkot on the occasion of

GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply
GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply

GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply. The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has revealed that they again wrote to the Centre, demanding exemption of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) being levied on ‘langar’ (community meal) service at Gurudwaras across the country, but received no reply. “We’ve written letters to

Annoyed OBC MLAs stay away from Cong meeting called for future strategy
Annoyed OBC MLAs stay away from Cong meeting called for future strategy

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The seven out of eight MLAs of Congress belong to OBC category have stayed away from the meeting organised by OBC (Other backward Class) cell of Congress in Punjab Congress Bhawan, today. National Chairman of the cell and MP Tamradhwaj and other office bearer across the Punjab were present in the meeting. The

Punjab BJP Prez allegedly misuses National Emblem for Political Activities
Punjab BJP Prez allegedly misuses National Emblem for Political Activities

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Rajya Sabha member and President of Punjab BJP Shwait Malik has allegedly misused the National Emblem for Political activities. A day before, Malik has released a list of Punjab BJP office bearer. But the letter-head, which has been used for it, was printed with lions with Ashoka Chakra in the mid-front. While the

Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining to prepare its own report except Sidhu
Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining to prepare its own report except Sidhu

Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining to prepare its own report except Sidhu Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The controversy seems to be increasing on the issue of sand mining sub-committee’s Report,. Sources in the Government told that three members out of four have decided to prepare their own report on sand-mining. A Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa told

Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms: Sidhu

Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms: Sidhu Chandigarh – The Punjab government will extend 25 to 33 per cent subsidy to unemployed youth for setting up dairy farming units in the state, minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday. The offer has been made under the state’s crop diversification policy to encourage youth