Sukhbir hits out at Congress


Gurdaspur, Sep 26 (PTI) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal hits out at the Congress government in Punjab, alleging that the party had reneged on the promises made before the 2017 assembly polls. “They have backtracked from poll promises…They stand exposed within the first six months of their rule,” Badal said addressing a rally

Man convicted for 10 years for raping step daughter

DP Correspondent Ludhiana:-The Special Court of Additional Sessions Judge Dilbhag Singh Johal convicted step father for unnaturally sex abusing and raping  her minor step daughter. The accused namely Suraj Kumar resident of Hargobind Pura area was convicted with imprisonment of ten years and fine of Rupees twenty thousands under section 377 of Indian Penal Code,

MC Ludhiana issues notice to property defaulters including CMCH

The Municipal Corporation MC Ludhiana has started taking serious note against the violators. The MC has recently served notices to 16 properties for not paying their property tax. While appealing the residents to pay their property tax, sources of the MC said that the pending property tax of the properties is in multi-crores. The violators

scholarship scam Layers of scholarship scam of Rs. 800 crore begins to open

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, 26 September-Scholarship scam : The layers of the Post Matric Scholarship scam have begun to open.Rs. 800 crore were gone ‘missing’ since last two year, issued by the Central government for the education of SC/BC students in various unaided educational institutions of punjab. Where these funds were spent, there was no record.

No hope for timely salary, festival bonus and dearness allowance

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, September 26: – The financial crisis is becoming deepens before the Punjab government. Sources from the finance department has revealed that in the season of festivals there are very less chances to release salary , festival bonus, dearness allowance etc.at time. These months are believed as months of festival, but for the

Ludhiana Police
Separate wing of Police formed to deal with cases related to property

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana, Ludhiana Police : Separate Police wing formed to deal with property cases. To deal with cases related to property, the Commissioner of Police RN Dhoke has formed a new wing- Crime against Property. The wing will deal cases related to property attached, recovered in different cases by Police.Commissioner of Police RN Dhoke

DC reviews ongoing construction work on NH-1

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 26:-Ensuring timely completion of work, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma Tuesday monitored the ongoing construction work of National Highway Number -1 between Rama Mandi to PAP chowk. The DC chaired a meeting of representatives of Soma Company and district administration and said that the work on this ambitious project must

Now, online portal and helpline number to check illegal mining in district

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 26:-Aimed at keeping a strict vigil over illegal mining, the state government and district administration has launched an online app, helpline number and email to help people to lodge complaints against this menace. Divulging details, Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma said that Punjab government has launched PB GRAM online portal

Youth festival organized at Doraha

A youth festival has been organized at Guru Nanak National College Doraha from September 24- 27 in which several students will take part.Panjab University Zonal youth and heritage festival was organized at the college. On Tuesday, main attraction was Bhangra performances by students of different colleges.Around 7 colleges took participate in it. Bhangra rhythms made everyone to dance.

Three senior IAS officers transferred by Punjab Govt
Punjab Govt transfers three senior IAS officers

Three senior IAS officers has been transferred as per Punjab government order. ACS-cum FCD MP Singh has been transferred in place of Anurag Aggarwal and posted as Additional chief secretariat cum Financial Commissioner (Taxation).Anugrahg Aggarwal who has proceeded for proceeded for central deputation. Viswajeet Khanna has been transferred and post as ACS- cum-FCD in place

Education Secretary ordered to teach 50 words of English
Education Secretary ordered to teach 50 words of English

Education Secretary ordered to teach 50 words of English. Teaching English to school students continues to be a major challenge for the state government. In an initiative to improve the quality of education in government schools, Education Secretary Krishan Kumar recently ordered teachers of classes VI and VII to teach at least 50 new words

Phagwara: Businessman commits suicide with his own turban
Businessman commits suicide with his own turban

Phagwara businessman commits suicide. Managing Director of Land Mark Education IELTS center at Hargobind Nagar, committed suicide by hanging self with his own turban.The case came to light when some of his employees came to take their monthly salary at around 6 pm. The city police SHO Bharat Christ visited the venue including the police party.Suman

Punjab, Haryana gives consent for ring road around Chandigarh
Punjab, Haryana gives consent for ring road around Chandigarh

Punjab, Haryana gives consent for ring road around Chandigarh. Punjab and Haryana have agreed to construct a ring road around Chandigarh. The decision was taken at a joint meeting held under the chairmanship of Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore. The chief secretaries of both states attended the meeting.The UT administration has proposed

Sukhbir, Sampla to hold election rally today
Sukhbir, Sampla to hold election rally today

Sukhbir, Sampla to hold election rally today Chandigarh: SAD chief Sukhbir Siongh Badal and Punjab BJP president Vijay Sampla will hold a rally at Mukerian bypass on Tuesday to seek votes for Swarn Salaria, the alliance’s candidate for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll. By-election is due on October 11 in the constituency which fell vacant following

Union Steel Ministry urged to set up auto shredding plant
Union Steel Ministry urged to set up auto shredding plant

Union Steel Ministry urged to set up auto shredding plant. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged the Central government to set up an Auto Shredding Plant at Mandi Gobindgarh, for which his government was ready to allocate the necessary land. In a letter to Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh, Captain Amarinder cited

Gurdaspur LS seat a parking space for outsiders: Khajuria

Gurdaspur LS seat a parking space for outsiders: Khajuria. The AAP candidate for the Gurdaspur LS bypoll, Major General (retd) Suresh Khajuria, on Monday accused the Congress and the BJP of turning the Parliamentary seat into a “parking space for outsiders”. He said the seat had always been represented by “outsiders”, barring two occasions, and urged

CM for review of tax on agri goods under GST
CM for review of tax on agri goods under GST

CM for review of tax on agri goods under GST Chandigarh: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the tax rates imposed on agriculture related goods under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to provide relief to farmers. In a letter to the Prime Minister, copies of which were

SAD asks FM to explain why he lied on farm loan waiver notification
SAD asks FM to explain why he lied on farm loan waiver notification

SAD asks FM to explain why he lied on farm loan waiver notification. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has asked state Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal to explain why he lied to farmers on the farm loan waiver notification, even as it asked PCC chief Sunil Jakhar to explain with what moral right he was contesting

AAP announced office bearers for District Ludhiana (Urban) Body
AAP announced office bearers for District Ludhiana (Urban) Body

AAP announced office bearers for District Ludhiana (Urban) Body Ludhiana – Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana Urban President . Daljeet Singh Grewal (Bhola) in the presence of State General Secretary Ahbaab Singh Grewal and  Member State Media Team Darshan Singh Shankar  announced the list of Office bearers of  District  Ludhiana Urban  body at a press conference

Punjab Senior Congress leader's role to get flee to Honeypreet
Punjab Senior Congress leader’s role to get flee to Honeypreet

Punjab Senior Congress leader’s role to get flee to Honeypreet Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – Close to Baba and Jassi, Gora exposes the secrets. To get flee to Honeypreet , a close aide of Dera Head, there was main role of a senior leader of Punjab Congress and former MLA Harminder Singh Jassi. Alleging it, Bhupinder Singh