Jul 06

Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election
Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Perhaps the Punjab will be the first state, where in the forthcoming Panchayat elections; the candidate may have to submit his or her nomination papers along with dope test report. The Punjab Government is going to introduce this rule, shortly. Talking to Daily Post, the rural development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa told

Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued
Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has issued notification for Gram Panchayats, Panchayat Samitis (PS) and Zila Parishads (ZP). Election for ZP and PS will be conducted on September 10 and for gram panchayats on September 30. For the election schedule, further notification will be issued by the Punjab State Election Commission, soon. Talking to Daily

Pollywood actress ready for debut in Remo's 'Nawabzaade'
Pollywood actress ready for debut in Remo’s ‘Nawabzaade’

Punjabi actress Isha Rikhi, who is known for her work in movies like ‘Jatt Boys Putt Jattan De’ and ‘Happy Go Lucky’, says she will play the girl next door in ‘Nawabzaade’. Bankrolled by Remo D’souza, Nawabzaade will Isha’s Bollywood debut. The actress hopes that she receives positive response for her Bollywood debut.In a statement to

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

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested
Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested Chandigarh – A senior Punjab Police officer, dismissed over allegations of pushing a woman into drugs, was today arrested and sent to four0-day police remand, officials said. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon was produced before the Mohali court after he was arrested from

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 govt. approves in principal to Petrochemical unit with 23,000 cr
Punjab govt. approves in principal to Petrochemical unit with 23,000 cr

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has given its approval in principle to set up Bathinda petrochemical unit near Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda district. Talking to Daily Post, the Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora told that the project will cost Rs 23,000 crore and will started to produce basic raw material that goes into

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

Controversial SSP Moga transferred with immediate effect
Controversial SSP Moga transferred with immediate effect

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has transferred controversial SSP Moga, Raj Jit Singh to Commandant 4 CD to Mohali with immediate effect. He is on Government radar after the link with Inspector Inderjit Singh, who has been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in drug case. A day ago a section of media exposed a