Feb 11

Punjab Diary cop journey thorns
Punjab Diary: Top cop’s journey full of thorns

AFTER CHECKING THE INFIGHTING IN HIS DEPARTMENT, THE DGP WILL HAVE TO BOOST THE MORALE OF CADRE TO FIGHT WITH TERROR MODULES, WITH ALSO IDENTIFYING THE SHEEP STAINING UNIFORM TO RESTORE THE FAITH OF MASSES. Punjab, in the name of 1987-batch IPS officer Dinkar Gupta, has got one of the youngest DGPs in the country,

1986 Nakodar AAP Vidhan Sabha
1986 Nakodar Sacrilege Incident: AAP to raise issue in Vidhan Sabha

SIKH BODIES DEMAND MAKING PUBLIC JUSTICE GURNAM SINGH COMMISSION REPORT KUSUM ARORA (Nakodar) Jalandhar 33 years after the Nakodar sacrilege incident, which claimed the lives of four Sikh youth, various Sikh religious bodies and political leaders on Sunday demanded that the chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh should make Justice Gurnam Singh Inquiry Commission report public

Farmers on Indo-Pak border want to mend fences
Farmers on Indo-Pak border want to mend fences

Barbed wire fencing was supposed to be erected at a distance from zero line HARKIRAT SINGH Amritsar The barbed wire fence that came up along the 553-km Indo-Pakistan border primarily for checking infiltration of terrorists and flow of weapons and explosive material, was supposed to be erected at a distance of 50 to 100 metres

Congress winning horses
Jalandhar Lok Sabha Seat: Congress set to ‘bet’ on winning horses

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from the MLAs, sitting Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary was seeking ticket for a second time from Jalandhar. Among the race of Ravidassia leaders from Doaba was Joginder Singh Mann, a prominent Valmiki leader who applied for a ticket from Hoshiarpur and Faridkot constituencies MLA Sushil Rinku from Jalandhar West constituency said that

Sikh American Gurinder Khalsa politics
Eminent Sikh American Gurinder Khalsa announces entry into politics

HIGHLIGHTS After receiving the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer Award, eminent Indian American Sikh Gurinder Sikh Khalsa has decided to enter electoral politics ‘I want to be a part of giving back through public service’ Khalsa was chosen to receive the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer award because of his courage and integrity displayed in May of

Bathinda Badal Lok Sabha Polls
Lok Sabha Polls: Bathinda likely to see Badal versus Badal

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Though the Shiromani Akali Dal as well as the Congress party is yet to take the call, eager voters of Bathinda parliament constituency have already started smelling a fierce contest between Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Manpreet Singh Badal for a second consecutive time in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. And if things

cancer patients Seechewal free treatment
Rising cancer patients, Seechewal demands free treatment

KUSUM ARORA Jalandhar National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s monitoring committee member and renowned environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal Thursday apprised Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Punjab Government Satish Chandra to provide free cancer treatment to people who were affected due to polluted river waters in the state. Baba Seechewal said that there was an alarming increase in

Dinkar Gupta Punjab DGP
Dinkar Gupta is new Punjab Director General of Police

He supercedes five officers to get the coveted post RUMOURS AGOG THAT MD. MUSTAFA, DG MIGHT MOVE COURT AGAINST DINKAR’S ELEVATION DP BUREAU Chandigarh Dinkar Gupta, a 1987 batch officer of the IPS, was on Thursday appointed as the Director General of the Punjab Police. He succeeds Suresh Arora, who had been on an extension

India world Alphons tourism
India emerges 3rd largest tourist place in the world: Alphons

Punjab, Haryana, HP have yet to exploit their full potential Tourism in any country is not just fun and frolic, it is a window to the country’s rich cultural heritage as tourism has emerged as a throbbing industry that can lend an unexpected impetus to its economy. DAILYPOST Editor Ajay Bhardwaj in a freewheeling conversation

Manmohan Singh Kapil Sharma Amritsari
Manmohan Singh, Kapil Sharma bond over Amritsari roots

Kapil Sharma recently hosted his wedding reception in Delhi. Some weekends ago, Kapil met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the opening of National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai Comedian-actor-producer Kapil Sharma met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and bonded over their Amritsari roots. Kapil on Tuesday tweeted a photograph of himself along with Singh

SAD BJP alliance Modi PM Badal
SAD-BJP alliance Intact: Modi to become PM for second time: Badal

BADAL JUSTIFIES PROPOSAL OF RS 6,000 RELIEF ANNOUNCED TO FARMERS BY THE CENTRE DP CORRESPONDENT Ludhiana Amid talks of differences between the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance, former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal made it clear that SAD-BJP alliance is intact and both the parties will contest the Lok

Harvest Punjab bumper kinnow crop
Bitter Harvest: In Punjab, no buyers for bumper kinnow crop

THE COUNTRY LIKE PAKISTAN HAS BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE IN TERMS OF PROCESSING, WAXING AND GRADING SYSTEM AND WE HAVE NOTHING, CLAIMED SURINDER CHARAYA KAPIL TRIKHA Fazilka Almost 40 per cent of the kinnow gardens in this district are loaded with fruit and there are no buyers. The kinnow growers are getting a meagre rate of Rs

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

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

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

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.

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

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