May 12

Assault case: Jathedar in dilemma over action

Assault case: Jathedar in dilemma over action. Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh is caught in a difficult situation on the issue of attack on Bhai Amrik Singh Chandigarh at Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Southhall (UK), on May 8. The SGPC, the SAD (Delhi) and the Panthic Talmel Sangathan have shown solidarity with Bhai

Punjab govt signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, CNG plants
Punjab govt signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, CNG plants

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government on Friday signed a pact with the UK for setting up of bio-gas and bio-CNG plants in the state. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Andrew Ayre, deputy high commissioner, British High Commission, as part of the state’s efforts to

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested
Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested Ferozepur A 24-year-old woman was killed during a clash between two groups over a property dispute in a village here on Tuesday, prompting a protest by her family, who have refused to cremate the body till all the accused are arrested. Family of the deceased

Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces
Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces

Shahkot By-Poll: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces Chandigarh/New Delhi – A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday met the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Om Prakash Rawat in New Delhi and appealed to him to provide a senior officer to overlook Shahkot bye-poll on May 28, and deploy paramilitary forces to ensure

Another setback for AAP, Woman leader resigns from the party
Another setback for AAP, Woman leader resigns from the party

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Facing setbacks in last few days, the AAP, Punjab has suffered a setback again today, when it’s State General Secretary Palwinder Kaur has resigned from the party. Talking to Daily Post, she told that AAP too has ignored the interest of Schedule Caste community and now there is no difference between other traditional

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples
Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with Gods and Goddesses in temples. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All set to establish Maharishi Balmiki and Guru Ravi Das ji idols along with the idols of other gods and goddesses in Hindu temples. The task will be started from ‘Kali Mata temple in Patiala in June

Dissatisfied Election Commission again seeks reply from Chief Secretary, Punjab
Dissatisfied Election Commission again seeks reply from Chief Secretary, Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Expressing its dissatisfaction, the Election Commission has sought a report again from the Chief Secretary, Punjab on the complaint filed by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). Dal had alleged that CM had held press Conference in the Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh, in which political activities were made and Officers were also present in the

Rahul appointed the new National Prez and V. Prez of Indian Youth Congress
Rahul appointed the new National Prez and V. Prez of Indian Youth Congress

New Delhi:- All India Congress party president Mr. Rahul Gandhi today appoints the new National President and Vice President of Indian Youth Congress. He appointed the Shri Keshav Chand Yadav as the National President and Shri Srinivas B.V. as National Vice President of India Youth Congress.The Party appreciates the work done by Shri Amrinder Singh Raja

SHO Mehatpur Parminder Singh Bajwa arrested by Jalandhar police

SHO Mehatpur Parminder Singh Bajwa who lodged an FIR against Congress leader arrested by police at Jalandhar judicial complex on Friday. Bajwa had come to a court to request security for him as there is threat to his life. While giving information SHO New Baradari police station Balbir Singh said that Parminder Singh Bajwa has

Yuvraj Hans releases poster of upcoming song 'Sochde Nahi'
Yuvraj Hans releases poster of upcoming song ‘Sochde Nahi’

Yuvraj Hans releases poster of upcoming song ‘Sochde Nahi’. Famous Punjabi Singer Yuvraj Hans all set to release his new song soon, recently the singer has shared poster of his upcoming thrill. His last song was ” Nachan Toh Pehlan” which was recreation of old song of his father Hans Raj Hans. According to sources,

Two suspected Khalistani terrorists arrested

Two suspected Khalistani terrorists arrested. The Punjab Police, on Thursday, arrested two suspected Khalistani terrorists from the Faridkot-Kotakpura highway. According to Police, they were associated with Australia-based Gurjant Singh, who was charged by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in October 2017 in the murder case of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Ravinder Gosain. Further investigation is underway.

Punjab to have two lakh Chandan trees: Minister Dharamsot
Punjab to have two lakh Chandan trees: Minister Dharamsot

BATHINDA: Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Thursday claimed to have reclaimed the possession of 2,800 acre of land in the past one year, which was under illegal possession. Dharamsot informed that there was a total of 31,000 acres of land belonging to forest department which had been illegally possessed by different people, of which he

Measles and Rubella vaccination is safe: Braham Mohindra
Measles and Rubella vaccination is safe: Braham Mohindra

Chandigarh – Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra assisted by the experts of WHO and PGIMER on Thursday strongly refuted the malicious campaign being carried out by anti-development forces and strongly reinforced the positive aspects of National Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign in Punjab. In a media briefing held at the office of Director Health Services,

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn's stand on history book
Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn’s stand on history book

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading an alleged canard over the issue of Class XII History books and urged the people of Shahkot to vote for the Congress for the betterment of their area and the state.“The Akalis failed

Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums
Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government will retire more than 13,000 Sarpanch across the State with honorarium of Rs 75 crore. The Government has approved the amount for Sapranchs in principle, who could not able to get it for the last four years. Rs 1200 are given as honorarium to the Sarpanch per month. Talking to

Punjab to conduct survey of drug addicts from May 17

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government is likely to conduct a survey of drug addicts across the State.  At present there is no survey in this regard with the Government at own level. With the starting of ‘Anti-drug movement’, which is scheduled for May 17 from Tarantarn and CM Amrinder Singh will inaugurate, more than 5 lacs DAPO (

General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict
General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Shyam Lal Sharma, Chief Organizer, General Categories Welfare Federation, Punjab and Satnam Singh Dhami, Press Secretary while addressing press conference in press club Chandigarh stated that Punjab Government has not issued any instructions for the implementation of judgment dated 20th February, 2018 vide which reservation in promotion has been scrapped by Punjab and

General categories cry foul as the Govt. fails to implement court verdict
Performance of Ministers moves to Shahkot from Punjab Secretariat

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Ministers of Punjab, who had assured with good performance, are now ready to move to show their performance in the Shahkot Assembly segment instead of the Punjab Civil Secretariat. Except Manpreet Singh Badal, there was desert like look in the room of Ministers as they were in Shahkot on the occasion of

GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply
GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply

GST on langar: SGPC writes to Centre again, gets no reply. The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has revealed that they again wrote to the Centre, demanding exemption of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) being levied on ‘langar’ (community meal) service at Gurudwaras across the country, but received no reply. “We’ve written letters to

Annoyed OBC MLAs stay away from Cong meeting called for future strategy
Annoyed OBC MLAs stay away from Cong meeting called for future strategy

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The seven out of eight MLAs of Congress belong to OBC category have stayed away from the meeting organised by OBC (Other backward Class) cell of Congress in Punjab Congress Bhawan, today. National Chairman of the cell and MP Tamradhwaj and other office bearer across the Punjab were present in the meeting. The