May 08

Sand mining issue: CM denies disclosing report, but Sidhu releases statement
Sand mining issue: CM denies disclosing report, but Sidhu releases statement

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): There seem differences in the Cabinet Sub-committee, which had been constituted on sand mining issue. Sub-committee comprises four members, but alone member Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today presented the report in an informal way during the Press Conference of CM Amrinder Singh. Interestingly, The CM had refused to explain about the report of

Annoyed Ministers likely to skip Cabinet meeting
Annoyed Ministers likely to skip Cabinet meeting

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): After the expansion of Punjab Cabinet, the first meeting of Council of Ministers will be held tomorrow after noon, 3 pm in Punjab Civil Secretariat. Sources told that a report on Cabinet sub-committee on sand mining will be presented in the meeting. To appoint Legislative Secretaries and Chairmen to MLAs (Without office of profit), the issue is likely

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert
Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert

Rains lash Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab on storm alert. Early morning rains lashed Chandigarh and surrounding areas on Monday while authorities in Haryana and Punjab remained on high alert following a storm advisory issued by the Met Department. Schools in Haryana were ordered to remain closed for two days (Monday and Tuesday) as a preventive measure

Shahkot Bye-Poll: NRI Rattan Singh is AAP candidate
Shahkot Bye-Poll: NRI Rattan Singh is AAP candidate

Chandigarh – The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced Rattan Singh Kakkar Kalan as the party’s nominee for Shahkot bye-poll which will be held on May 28. The name of Kakkar Kalan was announced during a meeting of the state leadership which was also attended by AAP senior leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

Administration expels thousands of AAP leaders from Political conference.
Administration expels thousands of AAP leaders from Political conference

Administration expels thousands of AAP leaders from Political conference. Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Irritated for being misled, the Chandigarh Administration had to expel thousands of leaders and workers of AAP, Punjab from the Community Centre, sector 37. Narinder Singh Shergill, leader of AAP from Mohali had got booked community Centre for the lunch, but there was political

Kejriwal’s apology issue: Sisodia and Khaira did not share stage before Press
Kejriwal’s apology issue: Sisodia and Khaira did not share stage before Press

Kejriwal’s apology issue-Sisodia and Khaira did not share stage before the Press. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Deputy CM of Delhi and in-charge of AAP party’s affairs Manish Sisodia and Party’s leader in Assembly, Sukhpal Khaira avoided sharing a stage in the Press Conference in Chandigarh, today. After the kejriwal’s apology controversy, it was the first visit of

Shahkot poll: Cong candidate sees leader behind FIR to exit him from candidature
Shahkot poll: Cong candidate sees leader behind FIR to exit him from candidature

Shahkot poll: Cong candidate sees leader behind FIR to exit him from candidature Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Already facing groupism, the Punjab Congress is likely to face the heat of such one more opposition inside the party in the Shahkot bye-poll. The Congress Candidate Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia has alleged the hands of two leaders of his

Weighbridges Scam: Six contrary replies by CM and department on same issue.
Weighbridges Scam: Six contrary replies by CM and department on same issue

Weighbridges Scam- Six contrary replies by the CM and department on same issue. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Weighbridges alleged scam has exposed the mis-administration of Punjab Government. In the Assembly, during the budget session, the CM had given reply that 32 weighbridges have been stalled in 32 grain market across the State; Punjab Mandi Board (PMB) described

31000 acre Forest department land encroached in Punjab
31000 acre Forest department land encroached in Punjab

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – Thirty one thousand acre land of Forest Department has been encroached in Punjab. The department and government is helpless to remove encroachments as dispute of encroachment of twenty one thousand acre land was pending in court. The Punjab Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot claimed that land of forest department was encroached from

AAP believes previous Badal Govt. was better than Captain Govt.
AAP believes previous Badal Govt. was better than Captain Govt.

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The unit of Punjab AAP feels that previous Badal Government was better than present Captain Amrinder Singh’s Government. Leader of the party and MLA Aman Arora, replying to a question in the organised Press Conference said that it was Badal’s family like Badal himself, Sukhbir or Harsimrat Kaur, everyone used to ask well-being

FIR against actress Surveen Chawla by New Zealand resident

FIR against actress Surveen Chawla by New Zealand resident. An FIR has been registered against Bollywood actress Surveen Chawla. She has been booked in a case of fraud. The complainant is from New Zealand and is a Hoshiarpur-based businessman and strategic investor. The allegations are that money was given to Surveen Chawla to make a

Skill training in rubber for marginalised sections gets a boost
Skill training in rubber for marginalised sections gets a boost

Skill training in rubber for marginalised sections gets a boost. A large number of skill trainings in rubber have been organised in different parts of the country under an arrangement between Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) and National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC).With a view to bolster the drive to bring backward classes

Delhi HC allows Sikh students to wear kara, kirpan during NET exams
Delhi HC allows Sikh students to wear kara, kirpan during NET exams

New Delhi/Chandigarh The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed Sikh candidates to wear ‘kara’ (iron bracelet) and ‘Kirpan’ (dagger) in the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018. The permission comes with a condition under which the candidates will have to to report at least 1 hour prior to the normal reporting time.The directive has been issued

Harsimrat apprises PM of urgent need to waive off GST on langar
Harsimrat apprises PM of urgent need to waive off GST on langar

Chandigarh – Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the urgent need to waive off GST on ‘langar’ served in Gurdwaras, saying this had hurt the sentiments of Sikhs worldwide and should be addressed without any further delay.The Union Minister, who apprised the Prime Minister on this issue on

SAD warns Congress against tampering with Sikh history
SAD warns Congress against tampering with Sikh history

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday issued a final ultimatum to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to immediately issue orders to stop the conspiracy to eliminate the proud and unparalleled history and heritage of the Khalsa Panth or face a worldwide popular resistance movement by the Sikh community.’ A high-level delegation of the SAD-BJP

Shahkot by-poll: EC to engage drone to keep vigil from sky to ground
Shahkot by-poll: EC to engage drone to keep vigil from sky to ground

Shahkot by-poll: EC to engage drone to keep vigil from sky to ground Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): To make sure the peaceful, free and fair polling in Shahkot bye-poll, drone system is likely to be used to keep the strict vigil on sensitive areas. Election Commission has decided to monitor whole area through its ‘third eye’ as well

Punjab Govt apologizes for misquoting of words in History book
Punjab Govt apologizes for misquoting of words in History book

Punjab Govt apologizes for misquoting of words in History book. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has regretted for misquoting of words in the controversial History book for class 12th. Some words are published in the book, which are against the status of Sikh religion and traditions. Talking to reporters, the three ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa,

Rename Dyal Singh College Sikhs Harsimrat Badal
Renaming Dyal Singh College will hurt Sikhs’ sentiments: Harsimrat Badal

Union Minister for Food Processing, Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday downplayed the decision of the management of Dyal Singh College to rename the college as “Vande Mataram College“, adding that it would hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community. Speaking to ANI, Badal said, “I am totally shocked on what the chairman (Amitabh Sinha) and

Cabinet expansion row: Captain is still inaccessible to MLAs, Ministers: Nabha
Cabinet expansion row: Captain is still inaccessible to MLAs, Ministers: Nabha

Chandigarh – The flame of discontent among MLAs that was erupted over the expansion of Captain’s Cabinet doesn’t seem to get doused in the near future as the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has reportedly not yet put any efforts in this regard. After three agitating MLAs-Sangat Singh Gilzian, Nathu Ram and Surjit Singh Dhiman-resigned

People who forget history are forgotten by history: Badal
People who forget history are forgotten by history: Badal

Chandigarh – Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here on Wednesday that the people who forget their history are forgotten by history. “Teaching of history to the present and the future generations of our children with impressionable minds is the sacred and the most serious responsibility of every society and every government. No society and