Sep 25

Kejriwal shown black flags again after landing in Amritsar

Amritsar:  Heckled by BJP and Congress workers during his last visit to Punjab by train, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today chose to come by a plane but was again shown black flags by Congress women workers as his convey came out of the airport here. A large group of Punjab Mahila Congress members led

Gandhi held meeting with Pargat, Manjit and Gurinder

Chandigarh: A table talk between Dharamvir Gandhi, Pargat Singh, Manjit Singh and Gurinder Bajwa has been concluded at Chandigarh on Sunday. The meeting concerned with the issue of water in state. The topics which were raised in the meeting : Questions raised on water supply from Punjab to other states. Demand of Federal India was

Harassed by Financier, 4 of Famliy commits suicide

Jalandhar: Four members of a family allegedly committed suicide after being harassed by a Financier on Jalandhar-Pathankot highway on Sunday. Anil Aggarwal, a property dealer, his wife Rajni, their son Abhishek (23), daughter Rashi (17) took the extreme step by consuming  poisonous substance. While the bodies of four of family  have been recovered from fields of the

Capt promises vigilance inquiry amongst N K Sharma
India must take retaliatory action for Uri attack: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Saturday said India must go for limited retaliatory action against Pakistan for abetting and sponsoring the terror attack on a military base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, that left 18 Indian soldiers dead. “While the nature and type of retaliation should be decided by the army, it

Arvind Kejriwal to visit Jalandhar for Agrasen Jayanti festival on Sunday

Jalandhar: Aam Admi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to visit for a function at Victoria Garden by 11am in Jalandhar to mark Agrasen Jayanti on Sunday. AAP Punjab Convener Gurpreet Ghuggi also to be part of the event. Earlier this year, Kejriwal had addressed a gathering of the community in

Canadian NRI’s death, police yet to nab two accused

Jalandhar: Four months after the death of Canadian NRI Teja Singh, Jalandhar Rural Police is yet to arrest two of the total five accused whose name figured in First Information Report (FIR).NRI Teja Singh died on May 6, after a scuffle took place with another party, who was looking after his agricultural land in Dhaliwal

YAD to hold first road show at Khatkar Kalan

Youth Akali Dal (YAD) has decided to begin election campaign with its first road show at Khatkar Kalan, birth place of Shahid Bagat Singh followed by another road show from Mohali to Patiala. This decision was taken on Saturday, in a meeting of Youth Akali Dal presided over by cabinet minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia. He

‘SAD-BJP govt patronising sand mafia’

Chandigarh: Accusing SAD-BJP government for its patronage to sand mafia in Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday, said that with recent allocation of 90 sand mines in state to their favourites till 2021, SAD-BJP nefarious designs stand exposed.Co-Convener of AAP’s RTI Wing, Dinesh Chadha on Saturday, revealed to have obtained documents under RTI Act

Government to ensure 24×7 clean water supply : Surjit Singh Rakhra

Punjab government with assistance of World Bank will spend Rs 10 crore to provide 24 hours clean and regular water supply to 100 villages of district Fatehgarh Sahib. This was disclosed by Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation, Surjit Singh Rakhra while inaugurating 24 hours regular and clean water supply schemes in three villages of

CBI team reaches Bathinda to probe Gagneja’s murder

Bathinda: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Brig Jagdish Gagneja, who succumbed to the bullet injuries after a prolonged battle of about 45 days on Thursday, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday reached Bathinda with a hope to gather some vital clues to crack the case. Finding a deep conspiracy behind the incident, the state government

Sikh holy book found torn

Jalandhar: Protests broke out today in the city after a few pages of a holy book of the Shiks were found floating in a canal at Basti Shekh here, police said. A few organisations, which staged a protest at the Kapurthala Chowk alleged desecration of Guru Granth Sahib. Security in the city has been tightened

Patiala district bans covering of faces on two-wheelers

Patiala: In wake of several incidents,including criminal activities in Patiala, the district administration has imposed a ban on covering faces with any cloth by two-wheeler rider and pillion rider, a senior official said today. The district administration has imposed a ban on covering faces with any cloth by two-wheeler rider and pillion under section 144

1 dead, 2 injured as wall collapses in Bathinda

Bathinda: 1 dead, 2 injured as wall of rice mill collapses in Raman Mandi, Bathinda on Saturday. Reportedly, two injured were rushed to the nearby

AAP cries foul over sops
SAD-BJP govt flouted rules in allocating sand mines: AAP

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today alleged that the SAD-BJP Government in Punjab had flouted rules in recently allocating 90 sand mines in the state to their “favourites”. “Recently the SAD-BJP government auctioned 90 mines, which were awarded to their favourites for next five years till 2021, contrary to the policy, which allows allocation of

Punjab BJP’s state executive at Pathankot on Oct 2

Chandigarh: Punjab BJP will hold its state executive meeting at Pathankot on October 2, the party said today. The meet in which the saffron party will deliberate on several issues, including the strategy for the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, will be chaired by Union minister and state BJP chief Vijay Sampla and the party’s national

French delegation calls on Punjab Governor

Chandigarh: French envoy Alexandre Ziegler today said his country would extend all possible cooperation and share the latest technical know-how in different areas of interest with Punjab. The Ambassador of France led a delegation, comprising Jean Yves Le Drian, Defence Minister of France, which called on Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore here. Ziegler assured

Capt Amarinder condemns sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahab

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the sacrilege of the holy Guru Granth Sahab in Jalandhar on Saturday. In a statement issued here today, Capt Amarinder said, it was a clear act of provocation aimed at disturbing the peace and communal harmony in the state. Blaming the Chief Minister Parkash

Punjab BJP’s state executive at Pathankot on Oct 1

Chandigarh: Punjab BJP will hold its state executive meeting at Pathankot on October 1, the party said today. The meet in which the saffron party will deliberate on several issues, including the strategy for the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, will be chaired by Union minister and state BJP chief Vijay Sampla and the party’s national

Amarinder for ‘limited retaliatory action’ against Pak

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today demanded that India must go for “limited retaliatory action” against Pakistan for “abetting” and “sponsoring” the terror attack on an Army camp in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir. “While the nature and type of retaliation should be decided by the Army, it must at no cost let the

International Sikh Conclave ends

Patna:A three-day International Sikh Conclave ended here today with Governor Ram Nath Kovind making an appeal to the participants to visit Patna to celebrate the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in January next. “It is a matter of great opportunity and challenge for the state government to organise the 350th birth anniversary of