Dec 05

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, December 5) – As many as 53 nomination papers were filed by various candidates on Tuesday for Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) elections, Municipal Committees of Bhogpur and Goraya besides Nagar Panchayats of Nurmahal and Shahkot.A spokesperson of the office of Chief Electoral Officer Jalandhar said that 28 candidates filed

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls
Punjab Congress Releases 3 more MC Poll candidates list

Chandigarh, December 5 The Punjab Congress has released three more lists of candidates for the forthcoming MC elections in the state, announcing 25 more names from Patiala and 79 from Jalandhar. According to a party spokesperson, with the announcement of 25 names today, candidates for 56 of the 60 wards in Patiala have been declared,

Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls
Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls

Punjab BJP announces list of candidates for MC polls: Chandigarh, The state election committee of BJP Punjab today announced the names of over 100 candidates for Jalandhar Municipal Corporation and 23 other municipalities. The meeting was chaired by Punjab BJP chief and Union minister Vijay Sampla here.Others who attended the meeting included national secretary Tarun

BJP releases first list of 35 candidates
BJP releases first list of 35 candidates

BJP releases first list of 35 candidates Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, December 4) – After a long wait, the BJP on Monday night released the first list of 35 candidates for Jalandhar MC Elections scheduled to be held on December 17. As per list, Sushil Kumar would contest from ward number 2, Rimpi from ward number 3, Kulwinder Kaur

Past fights buried, SAD rivals with BJP are back as joint candidates
Past fights buried, SAD rivals with BJP are back as joint candidates

Past fights buried, SAD rivals with BJP are back as joint candidates Jalandhar(Kusum Arora0, December 4) – Despite opposition and remaining at loggerheads with their alliance partner BJP, two SAD councilors from Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) were now back to friendly terms with BJP for the MC elections on December 17. SAD councilors namely Senior Deputy Mayor

Jalandhar MC Elections: BJP to contest on 51 wards, SAD on 29

Jalandhar MC Elections: BJP to contest on 51 wards, SAD on 29 Jalandhar(Kusum Arora, December 2) – Following SAD-BJP state leadership’s directions, the BJP Jalandhar leaders Saturday announced to contest Municipal Corporation (MC) Jalandhar elections on 51 seats while SAD would contest on 29 seats. SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal and BJP Punjab president cum Union Minister

School struck off Post Matric beneficiary’s name, demands fee

Kusum Arora Nurmahal (Jalandhar), December 1 : – A private school in Nurmahal, Jalandhar struck off the names of Scheduled Castes (SC) students who were the beneficiaries under centre sponsored Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme. The school was demanding fee for the current academic session from them. The management of Doaba Arya School Nurmahal struck off

Jalandhar-Kapurthala 24 hours water supply
First cities in state with 24 hours water supply

Jalandhar-Kapurthala 24 hours water supply: Kapurthala all set to become first cities in state with 24 hours water supply in panned localities. In a first of its kind initiative in the state, the Jalandhar, Development Authority (JDA) and Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA) have decided to provide 24-hour water supply in Choti Baradari I and

Local bodies department's haste in conducting MC polls
Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls

Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls. Jalandhar – The Punjab Local Bodies department’s haste in conducting Municipal Corporation (MC) elections before December 18 has left not just opposition SAD-BJP, AAP but ruling congress MLAs confused and helpless. The four congress MLAs of Jalandhar urban constituencies, who were yet to overcome public queries on delimitation

21-yr-old from Jalandhar shot dead in Mississippi

Jalandhar youth shot dead Mississippi by suspected robbers. A 21-year-old man from Jalandhar living in Mississippi, United States, was shot dead by suspected robbers in Jackson city on Monday night. The victim was identified as Sandeep Singh who had been living in the US for over three years and was working at a store. His

Baramulla police recovers minor girl from Punjab
Baramulla police recovers minor girl from Punjab

Baramulla police recovers minor girl from Punjab. Police station Kunzer recieved a complaint from Javed Ahmed Shah resident of Batpora Kunzer to the effect that his niece(name withheld) age around 15yrs was kidnapped by one Arjun Singh resident of Punjab on 18th of this month. On receiving the complaint, a case FIR 97/17, u/s 363 was

Pb Cabinet's nod is PTU's gain but MRSPTU Bathinda's loss
Pb Cabinet’s nod is PTU’s gain but MRSPTU Bathinda’s loss

Pb Cabinet’s nod is PTU’s gain but MRSPTU Bathinda’s loss Jalandhar – With Punjab cabinet giving a one time choice to technical colleges under Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (PTU) Bathinda to choose their affiliation, the strength of colleges under IKG Punjab Technical University (PTU) Kapurthala was all set to increase again. Chief Minister Capt

Divisional Commissioner conducts surprise check at various polling sites
Divisional Commissioner conducts surprise check at various polling sites

Jalandhar – Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner Raj Kamal Chaudhary Sunday conducted Surprise checking at various polling booths to monitor the work of receiving objections for revision of electoral rolls during a special camp organised by district administration. A team of officers led by Commissioner Jalandhar Division today conducted surprise check at polling booths in Government School

NRIs apprehensive about cultural exchange programme of Captain

NRIs apprehensive about cultural exchange programme of Captain Jalandhar – The recent initiative of Punjab government to connect NRI children with their roots under an exchange programme instead of striking a chord has seemingly not gone down well with Punjabis abroad in the wake of UK based NRI Jagtar Singh Johal’s arrest in the alleged targeted

Farmers to get subsidised fertilisers through DBT
Farmers to get subsidised fertilisers through DBT

Farmers to get subsidised fertilisers through DBT JALANDHAR: Gearing up for introducing Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme on subsidised fertilisers from December 1, the district administration Thursday organised a training session for retail dealers and officers of the cooperative department. Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh said that the DBT Scheme has been introduced with the

Financial Commissioner (Revenue) seeks report from DC
Financial Commissioner (Revenue) seeks report from DC

Financial Commissioner (Revenue) seeks report from DC Jalandhar  – Following delay in releasing Rs 55 lakh issued by respective Embassies to the families of six youth who died in Gulf in the past, the Additional Chief Secretary cum Financial Commissioner Revenue, Punjab has sought a report from Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner. Additional Chief Secretary cum Financial

AAP supporting Johal for sake of NRI funding: BJP
AAP supporting Johal for sake of NRI funding: BJP

AAP supporting Johal for sake of NRI funding: BJP Chandigarh – Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday condemned the Aam Aadmi Party for rallying behind Jagtar Singh Johal arrested in connection with cases related to target killing of twelve innocent Punjabis, without verifying the facts from investigating agency that lead to arrest and even without

Rs 1.20 lakh stolen from car in Jalandhar

Rs 1.20 lakh stolen from car: Rs 1.20 lakh were stolen by breaking the glass of Innova car at Avtar Nagar road, Jalandhar on Thursday. The victim is a brother of Congress leader Bunty Neelkanth and District President from AAP Babbu Neelkanth.After the incident, police arrived at the spot and started investigations. Ravinder Pal Singh Happy

Makkar against Channi for SAD Jalandhar Urban president's post
Makkar against Channi for SAD Jalandhar Urban president’s post

Makkar against Channi for SAD Jalandhar Urban president’s post Jalandhar –  The decision of SAD president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to put the name of SAD Urban president on hold has brought fissures within the party to the fore. SAD leader Sarabjit Singh Makkar, who contested assembly election 2017 from the

Tongas make a comeback in Amritsar
Tongas make a comeback in Amritsar

Tongas make comeback Amritsar: Fun to ride, Cheaper to hire and eco-friendly, tongas seem to be making a comeback in Amritsar. The horse drawn carriages driving through the congested by lanes give an example views of the glorious last of the old city. The tongawalas are happy that from a little over a dozen tongas,