May 05

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

Pakistan releases ailing Indian prisoner

Pakistan releases ailing Indian prisoner. 21-year-old Jetindaera Arjanwara who was in a Pakistani jail since 2013 was released on Thursday. The Indian National who is a resident of Madhya Pradesh said he was happy to return. “‘I have TB and Cancer, I was treated in Pakistan’s jail, happy that I’m back,” he told ANI. Attari

Punjab: Asthma cases on the rise among children

Punjab: Asthma cases on the rise among children. Incidences of asthma are rising among children in the state. Speaking to ANI, Dr Puneet Aulakh Pooni said, “Harvesting season is here and hence the number of patients have increased three to four times.”The doctor also advised wearing mask as a precaution. The northern states of Punjab,

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

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

Feared of phone tapping, annoyed MLAs hold meetings at digital platform Skype
Feared of phone tapping, annoyed MLAs hold meetings at digital platform Skype

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  Feared of phone tapping, annoyed Congress MLAs has now started to use ‘skype ‘system to hold meetings. MLAs in tiny groups hold meeting, in which it has been decided to attend the meeting if called by CM or Punjab Congress Chief just to listen, but the issue will be kept before the party high

Operation Blue Star was mischievous blunder: Dr Subramanian Swamy
Operation Blue Star was mischievous blunder: Dr Subramanian Swamy

Amritsar – BJP Member of Parliament Dr Subramanian Swamy on Sunday termed the Operation Blue Star as an ‘unjustified act’ which was carried out in June 1984 during the Congress regime. He said the decision was wrong. Talking to media persons here, Dr Swamy said: “Operation Blue Star carried out by the Indian Army in the

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade' in United States
Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade’ in United States

New York – Thousands of Sikhs in the US have participated in the annual Sikh Day Parade’ in the heart of Manhattan here, spreading awareness about the faith amid incidents of hate crimes against the minority community. Men, women and children, dressed in their traditional finery, turned out in large numbers for the 31st Sikh Day

Sikh history chapter deletion: Sukhbir dares CM to prove SAD allegation wrong
Sikh history chapter deletion: Sukhbir dares CM to prove SAD allegation wrong

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Punjab Deputy Chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday challenged Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to produce before the media copies of the Punjab Education Board’s new book on history for Class XI today itself to prove his claim that chapters on Sikh history had not been

Annoyed two dozen Congress MLAs keep away themselves Rahul’s rally
Annoyed two dozen Congress MLAs keep away themselves Rahul’s rally

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Disappointed for being ignored in the expansion of the Punjab cabinet, nearly 22 Congress MLAs has stayed away themselves from the Jan Akrosh rally, which organised today in Delhi. Although everybody, who did not attend the rally, have separate reason, but as well as they expressed their protest for not including them in

Sikh history chapter deletion: Sukhbir dares CM to prove SAD allegation wrong
CM submits a penal of three names for Shahkot bypoll

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): According to sources in the Congress, the CM Captain Amrinder Singh has submitted a penal of three names for Shahkot bypoll, to the Party high command to approve. The names of Kewal Dhillon, Hardev Singh Ladi and Lal Singh are in the penal. Earlier the name of Lal Singh was not in the

Uzbekistan shows interest in boosting business and trade ties with Punjab
Uzbekistan shows interest in boosting business and trade ties with Punjab

Chandigarh – Uzbekistan has expressed interest in furthering business and trade ties with Punjab, particularly in the areas of Agriculture, Education and Tourism, amid the improving industrial climate in the north Indian state. Uzbekistan’s ambassador to India Farhod Arziev met Captain Amarinder on Saturday during a luncheon meeting, where the two discussed cooperation in areas

SAD condemns chapters deletion of Sikh Gurus from Class XII history book
SAD condemns chapters deletion of Sikh Gurus from Class XII history book

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday demanded a high level probe and stern action against the officials guilty of deleting chapters related to the era of Sikh Gurus from the Class XII history book of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). Former Education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema, who also wrote a letter in

Cabinet expansion repels Cong stalwart from contesting Shahkot by-poll
Cabinet expansion repels Cong stalwart from contesting Shahkot by-poll

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): After the complete expansion of Punjab Cabinet, the stalwart Congress leaders have put their steps back from contesting Shahkot by-poll. There were the leaders, who were in hope to be inducted in Punjab Cabinet by winning by-poll.But feel no rooms after the complete expansion; they have left lobbying for ticket in the lurch.