Feb 01

Paddy Punjab farm lands
Paddy main culprit on Punjab farm lands

PADDY MAIN CULPRIT OF DEPLETING UNDERGROUND WATER AND SUICIDES Chandigarh Paddy is the main culprit of depleting underground water and it is also the main culprit of the farmers’ suicides in the state. The phenomenon of suicides by farm labourers and farmers in Punjab is relatively new as prior to 2000 there were hardly any

State Women Commission
State Women Commission fails to rise to expectations?

HIGHLIGHTS 60 per cent complaints are still pending, the claims of officials proved futile l Heinous crime such as rape, gang rape and murder continue to happen consistently 15 per cent increase in complaints in 2018-19 as compared to 2017-18 RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh In a state like Haryana where patriarchy is still deep rooted

BJP straddles Jat heartland
BJP wins Jind bypoll by over 12,000 votes

BJP wins Jind bypoll . Ruling BJP won the high-stakes Jind bypoll in Haryana on Thursday with party candidate Krishan Middha defeating his nearest rival, Digvijay Singh Chautala of JJP, by over 12,000 votes.The BJP wrested the seat from the main opposition INLD, which was decimated in the by-election.Middha won by a margin of 12,935

Inter-se seniority of HC judges should not be ‘interfered’: HC Bar

Brijender Gaur Chandigarh Executive Committee of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association has held a meeting in which issue pertaining to elevation of judges was discussed. Secretary of the Bar Association Baltej Singh Sidhu apprised of the Executive Committee that the Collegium of the Supreme Court ignored the seniority of the High Court

BJP straddles Jat heartland
Know about the Jind ByPoll Election results in Haryana today

The counting of the Jind ByPoll Elections have started in Haryana since today morning. After four rounds counting Krishan Midha of BJP gets 15481 votes, Randeep Surjewala of Congress gets 7614 votes and Digvijay Chautala of JJP gets 13443 votes and NOTA gets 85 votes. Total 13 rounds of counting will take place in the

Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire
Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh Age-long bonds between the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal are under strain. Primarily because the BJP government at the Centre has failed to ameliorate the plight of farmers that has been a core support bank of the SAD. It was reflected glaringly in the manner farming community voted against the BJP

Punjab Sangrur Swachh Bharat Mission
In Punjab, Sangrur excels in Swachh Bharat Mission

THE DISTRICT IS SELECTED FROM PUNJAB FOR ITS EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT THE MISSION SUCCESSFULLY DP CORRESPONDENT Sangrur For successfully implementing the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Sangrur district, the only district from Punjab, has been included in super 60 districts of the country. Dis – closing this, here on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said that

For transfer, cops queue up outside DGP's office
For transfer, cops queue up outside DGP’s office

Ravinder Singh MalikChandigarh Two days ahead of DGP’s retirement nearly 500 cops ranging from constable to SP rank, from across the state queued up in gallery outside his office in Panchkula, on Tuesday for seeking transfers. Sources said that most of them visited the DGP for transfer as they had been transferred away from their

Lonely Trevor dog attack
World’s loneliest duck Trevor dies after the dog attack

TREVOR’S 15 SECONDS OF FAME WERE TRAGICALLY CUT SHORT WHEN HE WAS ‘SEEN DEAD IN THE BUSH AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY DOGS’ THIS WEEKEND, A FACEBOOK PAGE DEDICATED TO TREVOR SAID AGENCE FRANCE- PRESS Sydney A lone duck named Trevor that lived on the tiny Pacific island nation of Niue has died, officials say, sparking

IIT Mandi researchers Zika virus
IIT Mandi researchers make headway in finding treatment for Zika virus

THE ZIKA VIRUS IS A MOSQUITO-BORNE EMERGING GLOBAL PATHOGEN BELONGING TO THE FLAVIVIRUS GENUS DHARAM PRAKASH GUPTA Mandi The researchers of Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have made headway in finding a drug to treat the Zika virus (ZIKV) that has affected more than a million people across the world. A team led by Dr.

Arsh Bajwa journey Punjab Hollywood Bollywood
Know about Arsh Bajwa’s journey from Punjab to Hollywood via Bollywood

GURMILAN KAUR Jalandhar’s Lad and actor Arsh Bajwa’s only dream is to make it big in entertainment industry. And, he promises that he is on his way to chase his big dreams. Arsh made his acting debut with Bollywood film ‘Running Shaadi’ alongside Taapsee Pannu and Amit Sadh. He got his part in the film

Malik Navjot Kaur Sidhu calls migratory bird
Malik takes potshot at Navjot Kaur Sidhu, calls her ‘migratory bird’

HIGHLIGHTS The former MLA from Amritsar (East) and former chief parliamentary secretary submitted her application to the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee last week Both BJP leaders accused the Congress government of having “failed” on all the fronts. DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh The Punjab unit of the BJP on Monday took a potshot at former MLA Navjot

FIR Sacha Sauda
‘Reopen FIR against Sacha Sauda head’

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Five years after the court, in the want of police challan, discharged Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim from a case of blasphemy registered against him in 2007, some Sikh organisations have now appealed to the chief minister to get the case reopened for trial. Notably, Ram Rahim is now behind

Battleground Chandigarh Congress Lok Sabha ticket
Battleground Chandigarh: Congress bigwigs lock horns for Lok Sabha ticket

FOR THE FIRST TIME FOUR-TIME MP PAWAN BANSAL FACES A CHALLENGE DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Much before any formal declaration of the Lok Sabha elections, Chandigarh has become a battleground of senior Congress leaders aspiring to get the party ticket from the city beautiful. Normally the seat has been a pocket burrow of four-time MP Pawan

Guilty Akal Takht Avtar religious misconduct Tankha
Guilty! Akal Takht punishes Avtar, Hit for religious misconduct and 7 days’ Tankha announced

HAD COMPARED BIHAR CM WITH GURU GOBIND SINGH JI DP CORRESPONDENT Amritsar The Akal Takht held senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Avtar Singh Hit guilty of gross ‘religious misconduct’ and directed him to undergo ‘tankha’ (religious punishment) to atone for his ‘misconduct’ which was of a very grave nature and had hurt Sikh sentiments.

Butterfly park
Butterfly park on GT road will be an eye candy for all

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Conserving butterfly improves entire environment for wildlife and enriches the lives of the people. In view of this and on the line of butterfly park in Chandigarh, the state government has approved the first butter fly park to be set up on 2 acre land on the premises of Pipli zoo,

Bargari case Captain Amarinder
Nobody found guilty in Bargari case: vows Captain Amarinder

Mehraj (Bathinda) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday vowed not to spare anyone found guilty for the Bargari carnage, whether a politician or a police officer, irrespective of their position or high office. Lashing out at the Akalis for failing to bring culprits to book and not accepting recommendations of its own Commission

Deaf Dumb children
Deaf and Dumb children’s day out

KUSUM ARORA Hoshiarpur The state level 70th Republic Day function in Hoshiarpur was special for the deaf and dumb children, as it gave them a sense of belongingness in the otherwise ignorant society. A maiden chance, around 100 deaf and dumb children were able to interpret the Republic Day speech of chief guest Punjab Governor

Jind bye-poll haryana
JIND BYE-POLL: A definitive litmus test for all poll players

HIGHLIGHTS The bye-poll was necessitated following the death of Indian National Lok Dal legislator Hari Chand Middha in August last year As part of elaborate security arrangements to ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of polling, nearly 3,000 policemen will be put on duty, a senior police Counting of votes will take place on January 31.

Off the Cuff
Daily Post Special: Off the Cuff

Minister forgets to salute Power Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar was the chief guest at the Republic Day function held at Bathinda on Saturday. The minister, after hoisting the tricolour, forgot to give a salute to the nation’s pride. It caused a major embarrassment for the district administration but despite noticing it on the podium they