Jul 05

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees
No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

Chandigarh (ANI): A Punjab state government official on Thursday said officials have no objection to the dope test ordered by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for government employees, including police personnel. However, he added that politicians should not be exempted from the same. “We have no objection to dope test. We demand government notification should also include the chief minister, ministers, MLAs, party

DSP Harmanpreet likely to be reverted clerical post

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Indian women twenty 20 Captain and Arjuna awardee Harmanpreet Kaur is likely to be reverted from the deputy superintendent of Police (DSP) to clerical job, in Punjab. A letter written to her by the Government, it was told that her qualification does not match according to DSP job and testimonials are incorrect.

Punjab CM orders mandatory dope test of all govt. employees
Punjab CM orders mandatory dope test of all govt. employees

Punjab CM orders mandatory dope test of all govt. employees. Further tightening the noose around drug abuse, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a mandatory dope test of all government employees, including police personnel, from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their service. Singh has directed the chief secretary to

Centre's MSP hike doesn't address core concerns of farmers: Punjab CM
Centre’s MSP hike doesn’t address core concerns of farmers: Punjab CM

Centre’s MSP hike doesn’t address core concerns of farmers. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday dismissed the Minimum Support Hike (MSP) hike announced by the Centre “as nothing more than a cosmetic measure,” which does not address the core concerns of the farming community. In a statement, Singh said the increase did not

Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees
Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees

Chandigarh – Union Cabinet Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the decision of the Union government to sanction Rs 2.16 crore to compensate 40 Sikhs, who had been illegally picked up from Sri Harmandir Sahib after the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ordered

CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths
CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths

Chandigarh – A day after his Cabinet resolved to recommend death penalty to the Union Government for drug smugglers and peddlers, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered investigation into the recent spate of drug-related deaths followed by stringent action against those found guilty, without consideration to their political affiliations. Describing drug abuse

Punjab CM suggests death penalty for first-time drug offenders
Punjab CM suggests death penalty for first-time drug offenders

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asserted that the state government would wipe out the menace of drug abuse. The chief minister wrote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, recommending death penalty for first-time drug offenders. “Have today written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh ji conveying my Government’s recommendation for approving death penalty to

Enough is enough: Punjab CM gives final warning to drug peddlers

Enough is enough: Punjab CM gives final warning to drug peddlers. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday used social media to issue warning and convey a social message. Amarinder Singh shared a video message on Twitter where he warned the drug smugglers to give up or get ready to face stringent actions, even

Navjot Singh Sidhu shows the way to promote Punjabi language

Navjot Singh Sidhu shows the way to promote Punjabi language. Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has ordered the entire official working of the Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department to be done in ‘Punjabi’ mandatorily, in an initiative to promote the language. The minister, who had in a Panchayat summoned by the Punjabi lovers

Will not allow drug peddlers continue destroy Punjab: Amarinder

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said his government will not allow drug smugglers and peddlers to continue destroy the state and will take strictest possible action against the offenders. In a video posted on Twitter, he said that his government would bring changes in the law to tackle the menace, besides recommending

To protect from sexual abuse, 'good touch -bad touch' training to girls students
To protect from sexual abuse, ‘good touch -bad touch’ training to girls students

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): With the rising incidents of sexual abuse with girl school students, the Punjab Government has started awareness campaign in the Schools across the Punjab. Girls students will be told about the ‘ Good touch’ and ‘ Bad touch’. On the advice of Punjab Women Commission, the Schools’  heads have been directed to hold

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers
Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Chandigarh – The Punjab government onMonday decided to recommend to the Centre to provide for death penalty for drug peddlers and smugglers. The decision to make the recommendation to the Centre was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The Cabinet also decided to constitute a special Working Group under

Afghan Sikhs, Hindus grieve after suicide attack
Afghan Sikhs, Hindus grieve after suicide attack

JALALABAD: Grief mixed with anger among Afghanistan’s minority Sikh and Hindu community today as they prepared for funerals of loved ones, including an election candidate, killed in a suicide attack. At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus waiting

Punjab Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too
Punjab Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and Raj Jit Singh, DSP Daljit Singh (Now suspended) in drug case. Home Secretary has been directed to

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP
Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP. Former Director General of Police (DGP) Shashi Kant opined that the recommendation of a death sentence to drug peddlers and smugglers was a “waste of time.” “The current law is quite strong and to amend this law, the central government will take its

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers
Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization begins: Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and

Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver
Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver

“While seeking votes for the Congress party as the chief ministerial face on December 15, 2015, during a massive rally held at Bathinda, Captain Amarinder Singh swore by Gutka Sahib’ (holy book) and Takht Damdama Sahib that he would wipe out the drug menace from the state within four weeks if he took over as

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 95 lakh at Amritsar airport
Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 95 lakh at Amritsar airport

Amritsar – In separate incidents, the Customs Department sleuths have seized gold worth Rs 95 lakh from some foreign nationals who reached here via different flights at the Amritsar airport. According to Customs Commissioner, Amritsar, Dipak Kumar Gupta, the Custom officials posted at the Shri Guru Ram Das International Airport here nabbed 18 Turkmenistan nationals,

Music producer Deep Jandu blessed with baby boy

Being a parent is one of the greatest feeling and blessings of the life. Just a few hours ago the internet got an overdose of cuteness when Punjabi singer and music producer Deep Jandu shared the news of being blessed with a baby boy. The artist took it to his social media account to share the first picture of junior

Punjab Drug menace: Govt. to take help of 52,000 retired Police personals

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: It will be like mixture of Hindi film Sholey and new film China Town, in which retired Police personnel and former criminals, respectively had been used to tackle crime. The Punjab Government is planning to seek help from 58,000 retired Police personnel from DIG to constable and former drug smugglers to break