SAD MLA Sharanjit Dhillon on hunger strike in protest against Govt over development projects

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Accusing the Government for becoming hurdle in development, Shiromani Akal Dal MLA from Sahnewal Sharanjit Singh Dhillon started hunger strike from Monday. Dhillon sat on indefinite hunger strike at Rahon road of Sahnewal constituency for not sanctioning funds for sewerage project, road infrastructure and other works. More than one dozen Panchayats of

Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh’s martyrdom: Pakistan court to hand over case to five member bench

Kusum Arora Jalandhar Crusader of proving ‘innocence’ of revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and his two comrades in the killing of British Police Officer John P Saunders, the single handed efforts of Pakistani advocate Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi has borne fruit, as the case would now be handed over to a five-member bench for hearing. Shaheed-E-Azam

Punjab youth dies of drug overdose

DP CORRESPONDENT Ferozepur One more youth had been died of drug overdose in Zira. The deceased was the only son of his parents. The parents claimed that the Captain Amarinder Singh swearing to curb the drugs menace from state was a lie and also accused the police that all the business of the drugs had

Ludhiana not a bastion of any Political party, Congress wins 9 times, SAD 7 Times in MP Polls

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Known as Manchester of India or Industrial Town, Ludhiana didn’t remain a bastion of any single party. In 16 Lok Sabha elections, Congress Member Parliament won nine times while Shiromani Akali Dal MP Won 7 times. From last times, Congress MP is representing Ludhiana in Lok Sabha. From 1952 to till

Constituency Profile: Urban voters hold key to elect Ludhiana MP

Out of nine Assemble segments, six constituencies were Urban Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The urban voters hold the key to elect Member parliament from Industrial town of Punjab- Ludhiana. Out of total 9 Assembly Segments in Ludhiana parliamentary constituency, six constituencies were Urban and three rural. In Ludhiana, more than sixteen lakh voters were enrolled

Photography and Caption writing Contest held at GGN Khalsa College

Ludhiana: The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College has organised Photography and Caption writing contest. As many as 40 students have participated in contest and show their photography skills.  Coordinator of Department of Journalism, Prof. Sushminderjeet Kaur informed that the students were given theme of “Nature and Youth” and

Unaccounted 49.80 lakh cash seized before Elections

DP Correspondent Khanna : The Khanna Police have seized 49.80 lakh unaccounted cash during the checking of vehicles on Wednesday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Khanna, Dhruv Dahiya said that under the Supervision of SP Mukesh Kumar, police party was checking the suspected vehicles at checkpost near Pristine Mall GT Road (Alour) Khanna.   While

Nigerian caught with heroine worth crores

DP Correspondent Khanna: A Nigerian national was arrested in city and 1 kg of heroin and 5 grams Crack (Cocaine) worth Rs. 5.35 crore was recovered from his possession on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Harrison Chinedu Naji, a resident of 123, Main Street Legal Department F.R.S.C Headquarter, Wuse Zone-07, Abuja, Nigeria, and at

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: For motivating public to vote, district administration to organise marathon on March 31

DP Correspondent       Ludhiana: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the District Administration would be organising a marathon in the city on March 31, 2019. The main aim of this marathon would be to motivate the residents, especially youth, to exercise their right to vote during the upcoming elections. A review meeting in

In Police Public meeting, residents assures Police for cooperation

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: To know the problems of people, Police Public meeting was organized in Dugri area in which Police officials interacted with the residents. The Police officials promised to solve the problems of area residents on priority. IPS Officer Pragya Jain, Incharge of Police station Dugri was chairing the meeting. The residents of Dugri

MPs Report Card: Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu tops in raising questions, SAD Chandumajra in participating debates

Vijay Sampla tops in attendance, AAP MP Sandhu Singh with least attendance    Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: As the 16th Lok Sabha completes five years, the report card of Punjab MPs revealed that Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu turned out to be the most vocal in terms of asking highest number of questions. Shiromani Akali Dal MP

BJP’s ‘main bhi chowkidar’ campaign won’t fill stomachs or give jobs, says Capt Amarinder

DP Correspondent Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party’s `Main Bhi Chowkidar’ election campaign as a ridiculous `jumla’, which will not solve any real problems of the people of India. “Such slogans do not help fill the stomachs of our poor people, they do not give jobs to

Ignored by MC, Youth Akali Dal starts maintaining Parks

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Ignored by Municipal Corporation and area councilor, the Youth Akali Dal workers led by district president Meetpal Singh Dugri along with area residents started drive to clean and maintain parks in ward 44, Dugri area. Due to poor condition of park and problems being faced by area residents, Youth Akali Dal workers

Two day Pau Kisan mela concludes

Farmers must realize value of water: AS Miglani DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers and farm women from Punjab and adjoining states. The campus was abuzz with hectic activities concerning field demonstrations, farmers-scientists interactions, technical session, sale of quality seeds and farm literature,

Will waive off more farm loans as fiscal situation improves, says Punjab CM

Lists out achievements on each of the `nine nuktas’ of Congress in just 2 years of his Govt DP Correspondent Chandigarh: While reassuring the farming community of hike in loan waiver once the fiscal situation in the state improves, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for criticising his government’s farm

Sukhpal Khaira to Contest Lok Sabha Elections from Bathinda

DP Correspondent Chandigarh: Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) President and former AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday said that he will contest the coming Lok Sabha election from the Bathinda seat. Union Minister for Food Processing Industries and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the sitting MP from Bathinda seat. She was elected from the seat in 2009 and 2014. Khaira’s PEP is also part of the six

Workshop on ‘Enhancing Quality Higher education: Innovative Practices’ held

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The IQAC of Gujaranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana organized a workshop on ‘Enhancing Quality Higher education: Innovative Practices’ under Faculty Development Programme. Dr SS Johal, the Chancellor of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda presided over the workshop. Dr. Harish C. Sharma, Former Head, Department of History, GNDU, Amritsar and Dr. Ganesh A.

Police Books Ex-Serviceman for Providing Fake Army Admit Cards to Candidates

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: The Division Number 5 police have registered an FIR under section 420 of IPC against an ex-serviceman for providing fake admit cards to candidates, who have registered themselves for Army recruitment. The FIR has been registered against ex Havildar Gurcharan Singh on the complaint of Col Vishal Dubey, Director Recruiting, Army Recruiting

Akali Dal protest against two year poor performance of Congress Government

Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal led by Gurmeet Singh Kular and Youth Akali Dal district president Meetpal Singh Dugri protested against poor performance of Congress led state government in last two years.  SAD senior leader Gurmeet Kular and Meetpal Singh Dugri questioned the achievements of Government in last two years and raised slogans against Punjab

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AAP, SAD (Taksali), PDA struggles hard to find candidate from Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Though only two months were left for Lok Sabha elections, the opposition party- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) and Punjab Democratic Allaince (PDA) struggle hard to find candidates from Ludhiana. Interestingly, no leaders from these parties desired to contest elections. Due to lack of interest of leaders, the