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

Mayor Kalia ruckus MC House meeting
Mayor Kalia meets ruckus at municipal House meeting

MAYOR RAJESH KALIA EVEN FACED SOME EMBARRASSING MOMENTS AFTER THE REBEL COUNCILLOR SATISH KAINTH WHILE CONGRATULATING HIM FOR BEING ELECTED AS MAYOR ASKED HIM AS TO “ WHEN DOES HE HAVE TO GO ON THE NEXT DATE OF HEARING” HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh The general house meeting of the Municipal Corporation here on Wednesday turned into

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

George Fernandes prolonged illness
George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA New Delhi Veteran socialist George Fernandes, who was the defence minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, passed away Tuesday following a prolonged illness, his long time associate Jaya Jaitly said. He was 88. Fernandes was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, which had forced him out of the public eye for last

souvenir Gandhi ceremonially academically
A fine souvenir to Gandhi, both ceremonially and academically

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh On January 30 as the nation observes the Martyrdom day to commemorate the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi the Panjab University observes the day in its typical manner at the Gandhi Bhawan located in the heart of the campus. Besides observing a two-minute silence, the lotus-shaped building which houses the Department of Gandhian

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

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.

Sikh separatists protest Indian Embassy
Sikh separatists protest in front of the Indian Embassy

A small group of Sikh separatists held a protest in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington during which they tried to burn the tricolor on the Republic Day, a move slammed by the local Sikh community and termed as a “flop show” by Indian government sources. The demonstration by Sikh For Justice (SFJ) outside

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

Jind assembly Elections 100 years caste vote
Jind assembly Elections: 100 years lady reach to caste vote among other voters, clash at Jalabad village

Ravinder Singh Malik Special Correspondent/Daily Post 110 years old lady ‘Sarifan’ reached to caste the vote at Jind assembly constituency elections in Haryana today morning. 31 percent voting took place in Jind till 11.30 am by the voters. Though up to 10:30am around 52 percent voters casted the vote. After the voting of elections today,

HP high alert
Himachal Pradesh on high alert

SASE warns people not to venture out in avalanche prone areas DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla The government on Sunday put the state and district level emergency operation centers on high alert in the state. An official spokesperson said here that fresh rain/snowfall occurred in the Shimla, Kullu, Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti, Sirmour, Kangra, Solan and Chamba

Farmer
Agriculture Part III: Failing to control non-farm expenditure, farmers fall in debt-trap

‘IGNORE THEIR FARM SIZE, BUY POWERFUL TRACTORS ON LOAN’ HARKIRAT SINGH Amritsar Farmers in Punjab, as in various other parts of the country, have time and again protested over the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops but have made no effort to control their non farm expenditure, resulting in their falling in the debt-trap. “Without

Behbal Kalan Firing SIT Moga SSP
Behbal Kalan Firing Case : SIT arrests former Moga SSP Charanjit Sharma

THE POLICE SAY THAT HE WANTAD TO FLEE THE COUNTRY. SHARMA WAS LEADING A POLICE PARTY THAT ALLEGEDLY OPENED FIRE AT THE ANTISACRILEGE PROTESTERS AT BEHBAL KALAN ON KUSUM ARORA Hoshiarpur Ex- SSP Moga Charanjit Sharma, who was wanted in the 2015 Behbal Kalan firing incident in Faridkot was arrested from his residence in Hoshiarpur

Farmers suicides Punjab
Farmers’ suicides go for a song in the state of Punjab

Known for his music genius and knack of connecting with the masses, famous musician Rabbi Shergill has come up with his new song ‘Kuj gallan kaudian, kuj gallan fikiyan’ dedicated to the burning issue of farmers’ suicides in Punjab. A major crisis across the country, and Punjab in particular, Rabbi Shergill has not only sung

Court production Sajjan Kumar
1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Court production warrant against Sajjan Kumar

A Delhi court on Tuesday issued production warrant for January 28 against former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. District Judge Poonam A Bamba issued production warrant against Kumar after Tihar Jail authorities, where he is lodged after conviction in another case related to the riots, could not produce him today.

Lifestyle cancer
Lifestyle contributes to cancer quite a bit

LIFESTYLE ADDS TO 50-60 PC CANCER CASES, SAYS EXPERTS WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Sedentary lifestyle along with unbalanced diet, stress, consumption of alcohol, tobacco etc. can give rise to 50-60 per cent chances of the prevalence of cancer in a human, say the experts. The other side of the causes covers factors such as age, infections,

Punjab Diary Zira Congress
Punjab Diary: Zira episode puts Congress in catch-22

CM AND HIS CONGRESS TEAM ARE FINDING TOUGH TO COUNTER THE ALLEGATIONS ABOUT DRUGS IN PUNJAB WHICH HAVE BEEN LEVELED BY NONE OTHER THAN THE RULING PARTY MLA Punjab Congress seems to be in a dilemma from which there is tough escape because of some conflicting conditions which arose when party MLA from Zira constituency