Daily Post Interview : ‘WILL DO MY BEST FOR THE PANTH’
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RAJAY DEEP Chandigarh Giani Harpreet Singh, 45, Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo, has become acting Jathedar Akal Takht Sahib In an interaction he talks about his challenges and vision. Excerpts:DP: How will you manage the dual responsibilities? JATHEDAR: I am a true Sikh and believing in Waheguru I can only say that I will leave no stone unturned to justify the position and duty assigned to me.  DP: As you

police dusherra joda railway crossing bollywood Permission given by police to organise Dusherra near crossing, bollywood stars condemn

Nidhi Bhanot The main culprits behind the big train tragedy occurred is police department  who allowed the organizing committee to conduct Dusshera Fair  around the Joda railway crossing. Though the common man was also at fault who were standing on the railway track to watch Dusshera Fair, but it was an irresponsible behavior by the 

Amritsar accident CM Crisis Management Punjab CM being visit hospital and briefed by Crisis Management group in Amritsar

Nidhi Bhanot Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, Amarinder arrives in Amritsar half an hour ago on chopper with to assess situation in wake of last night’s Train Tragedy and to meet injured undergoing treatment in various hospitals. Captain Amarinder is being briefed by the Crisis Management Group on relief and rehabilitation measures, in the Amritsar.  Punjab Chief

Punjab Akal Takht SGPC Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar asks SGPC to relieve him

After serving the highest Sikh institution for 10 years, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Friday urged the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to relieve him from the responsibility with immediate effect. Jathedar, who is in the soup for past some time, has cited his poor health condition as the reason for taking the decision to quit the position. Notably, Daily Post had indicated the same on October

Editor Post Albatross MJ Akbar Editor’s Post: The burden of an Albatross ?

AJAY BHARDWAJ Chandigarh As MJ Akbar relinquished his office in the face of “Me Too” blizzard, for the media it became an extraordinary moment of reckoning. An outstanding scholar and a journalist, who had authored ten books of some substance, caught the eye of prime minister Narendra Modi, though he had no ideological proximity to the BJP, because of Modi wanted to make inroads in world of Shahs. The baggage of

#ME TOO STORM: Lies don’t have legs: MJ Akbar

Union minister MJ Akbar on Sunday rejected the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against him by several women as “false and fabricated” and vowed legal action, while suggesting this was part of an “agenda” as the charges came a few months before a general election. Hours after returning from a trip to Africa, the Minister of State for External Affairs issued a statement trashing the charges against him,

BADAL meets DHINDSA: Rajya Sabha MP ‘declines’ withdrawal of resignation

TIME FOR BONHOMIE RAJAY DEEP Chandigarh Former chief minister of Punjab and chief patron of Shiromani Akali Dal Parkash Singh Badal on Friday met the party’s senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa at his Chandigarh residence. The meeting lasted for half an hour. Badal tried to persuade him to withdraw his resignations

Indian political leader Mark Tully
Indian political leaders can’t handle absolute power: Mark Tully

AJAY BHARDWAJ Kasauli Too much concentration of power in the hands of one person does not augur well for democracy in India. It is kind of a bane of the Indian democracy, feels the celebrated journalist Mark Tully, who won million accolades during his innings with the BBC. Mark Tully, who is here to take

Kasauli literary vibes
Kasauli welcomes literary vibes yet again

The seventh Khushwant Singh Literary Festival (KSLF) kicks off today, October 12, 2018 at the the Kasauli Club and will conclude on October 14. The KSLF will combine the passions and concerns of late writer, Khushwant Singh, who did much of his work in Kasauli. This year’s overriding theme is a topical one: “Strength of a Naan – The Roe of Women in an Age of *Me Too’:

Tata Nexon KRAZ
Tata Nexon KRAZ Launched At Rs 7.14 lakh

To commemorate the first anniversary of the Nexon, Tata has launched a special edition model of the sub-4m SUV. Dubbed the Nexon KRAZ (pronounced as “craze”), it is available in two variants: KRAZ and KRAZ+. The Nexon KRAZ is priced at Rs 7.14 lakh and Rs 8.07 lakh with petrol and diesel engines, respectively. The Nexon KRAZ+, on

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Sitharaman becomes 1st Defence Minister to visit Balbir Forward Post

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, on Sunday visited the Balbir Forward Post in Jammu and Kashmir and met troops of the 28th Infantry Division. She became the first Defence Minister ever to visit the post. Sitharaman also held discussions with Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj

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Uttar Pradesh: Yogi inaugurates luxurious cruise in Varanasi

In a bid to boost tourism in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inaugurated Alaknanda, a luxury tourist cruise at Khidkiya Ghat here, during his two-day visit to the town. The ride on this cruise will cost around Rs 750 per person, excluding the Goods and Service Tax. The double-storeyed cruise will give the

Jkhand Visually challenged protest
J’khand: Visually-challenged students hold protest against ‘abusive’ in-charge

Students of a residential school for the visually-challenged in Hizla village in Jharkhand‘s Dumka district on Saturday staged a protest alleging that the school in-charge makes them work, beats and verbally abuses them. The students demanded that a new in-charge should be sent to the school, which comes under the social welfare department and is run

Indian Scout Bobber 2019
Indian Scout And Bobber Lineup To Be Updated For 2019

With four months still to go before the year ends, Indian Motorcycles have already announced some incremental updates for its 2019 range of models. The company, which initially took its old-school motorcycling ethos a bit too seriously, have now updated its Scout range with essential safety and convenient features. While the Indian Scout range already

SAD to contest 2019 elections in the Haryana state independently

 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday announced that his party would contest the 2019 parliamentary elections in Haryana independently. The former deputy chief minister of Punjab while addressing a rally in Kurukshetra’s Pipli town said that his party without the help of any ally will emerge victorious. “Shiromani Akali Dal will contest the

Sonia Rahul tribute Rajiv Gandhi birth
Sonia, Rahul pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi along with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Robert Vadra on Monday paid floral tribute to late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary here at Veer Bhumi. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot also paid homage to the

Kerala floods NDRF chief
Kerala floods: NDRF chief assures help, calls for calm

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General Sanjay Kumar on Sunday said that the people stranded due to the floods in Kerala should keep their calm, and assured them that help will arrive from the rescue teams deployed in the state. Speaking to ANI, Kumar said, “They (stranded people) should keep their calm and seek shelter

Punjab CM Sidhu Pak Army Chief
Punjab CM not in favour of Sidhu embracing Pak Army Chief

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticised his cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for embracing Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during Imran Khan’s swearing-in as Pakistan Prime Minister. “As far as hugging the Pakistan Army Chief is concerned I am not in its favour. It was wrong for him to have shown the affection

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Ganga at Haridwar

 The ashes of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee immersed in Ganga river at Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar on Sunday. Vajpayee’s daughter Namita Bhattacharya and granddaughter Niharika had earlier collected three urns of the ashes from Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. The ashes were taken by road to Prem Ashram before it arrived in Har-ki-Pauri for immersion. Earlier

Karnataka Floods: Rescue op will be over by evening

Rescue operations in the rain-battered Kodagu district will be over by evening, informed district in-charge minister Sa Ra Mahesh on Saturday. He also informed that Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will visit Kodagu today to review the flood situation in the district. “Rescue operations will be over by evening. Chief Minister will visit Kodagu today to review