Feb 11

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

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.

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

World Economic Forum Manpreet Badal
State makes its debut at World Economic Forum

DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh/Davos A high-level delegation from Punjab led by Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal participated in the World Economic Forum, DAVOS to showcase Punjab as the most preferred investment destination due to its investor-friendly policies coupled with lucrative incentives. The finance minister was accompanied by the Additional Chief Secretary Industries and Commerce, Vini Mahajan

Govt Takht Sahib Management Act
‘Govt will not ask to amend Takht Sahib Management Act’

SHE SAID FADNAVIS HAD RESPONDED POSITIVELY TO THE REQUEST AND ASSURED HER THAT AFTER WIDER CONSULTATION IT WAS DECIDED THAT THE GOVERNMENT WOULD NOT PUSH FOR AMENDMENT OF THE TAKTH SAHIB MANAGEMENT ACT Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal thanked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for responding to her request and announcing that

'Highlight SAD's good work on social media'
Harsimrat kaur Badal thanks Goyal for two train stoppages

HIGHLIGHTS Harsimrat Badal said she had informed the Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal earlier that the public from Rampura Phul had met her and represented that the Delhi-Bikaner express train stop at Rampura Phul “People said besides helping businessmen of the area, it could also cater to those visiting Bikaner for cancer treatment,” the minister

Farmers suicides Punjab
Farmers’ suicides go for a song in the state of Punjab

Known for his music genius and knack of connecting with the masses, famous musician Rabbi Shergill has come up with his new song ‘Kuj gallan kaudian, kuj gallan fikiyan’ dedicated to the burning issue of farmers’ suicides in Punjab. A major crisis across the country, and Punjab in particular, Rabbi Shergill has not only sung