Sep 23

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Capt Amarinder slams Badal for shedding crocodile tears over Gagneja’s death

JALANDHAR: Asserting that it was none other than the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal who was responsible for the death of senior RSS leader Brig (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder today said that he (the Chief Minister) was now shedding crocodile tears. Reacting to Badal’s allegation that the Congress was

Punjab implemented ideology of Dr. Ambedkar in true spirit: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Amritsar: The Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal today said that Punjab is the only state which has implemented the ideology of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar in true spirit. Addressing the 4th seminar as part of 6 seminar series to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of ‘Bharat Ratna’ Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar at Dasmesh

Badal accuses Congress of inciting communal tensions in Punjab

Jalandhar:Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday accused the Congress of inciting communal tensions in the state for its vested political interests. Interacting with reporters after sharing condolences with the family of slain senior RSS leader Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja here, Badal said the Congress has a notorious track record of dividing the people

Dpty CM made people wait for 5 hours at Sangat Darshan in Goraya

Goraya: Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal made people wait for over 5 hours at Sangat Darshan in Goraya, on Friday. However, Badal yet to reach at the venue, whereas the sangat darshan was scheduled to begin at 9

CM Parkash Singh Badal offers condolences to Gagneja family reaches Jalandhar

Jalandhar: CM Parkash Singh Badal reached Jalandhar to offer condolences to the family of Gagneja on Friday

Badal govt has lost moral right to continue: Amarinder

Hoshiarpur: Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh  alleged that the Akali-BJP government in the state has “lost all moral right” to continue “as it has no clue as what was happening in the state.” He also expressed sorrow over the death of RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, saying the murderous attack on him reflected the “failure” of

Police arrest 15 gangsters with Pistols, Cartridges and Double barrel guns in Tarn Taran

Tarn Taran: Local police achieved a major break through by nabbing a gang of 15 persons actively involved in many crimes on Friday. According to sources, city police has managed to seize 3 revolvers, 6 double barrel guns and also recovered cartridges in heavy amount. Police also addressed that 2 of the gangsters have managed

Brig Gagneja laid to rest

Jalandhar: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Punjab coordinator and Jalandhar unit president Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (retd), who was shot at by unidentified assailants last month, was cremated at Ram Bagh cremation ground at 4 pm, which was attended by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Minister of State and BJP Punjab President Vijay Sampla. The RSS

Cops surround Sikh man as callers report ‘Muslim with sword’

New York: In a case of alleged racial profiling in US, police surrounded a Sikh man carrying a kirpan after getting calls about an apparent Muslim walking around a shopping centre with a ‘large knife’ or ‘sword’. Harpreet Singh Khalsa, 33, said he was the victim of racial profiling in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, but police

AAP’s political existence is short-lived: Sukhbir

Faridkot: The political existence of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is so transient that it will soon fade away from the political scene of Punjab. The party has drastically lost its significance in the state as the Punjabis have understood the deceitful policies of this new political outfit. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister

Badal exhorts people to follow path of Guru Gobind Singh

Patna/Chandigarh: Expressing concern over the menace of casteism, inequality and several other social evils confronted by the country, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday exhorted the countrymen to follow the path of equality, mankind and secularism shown by tenth master of Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh to overcome all these maladies. Addressing the gathering during the

‘Atheists cannot be expected to strive for Punjabi pride’

Jalalabad: “The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) people are a bunch of atheists and irreligious lot who don’t understand or respect the religious sentiments of people of Punjab and instead indulge in acts of sacrilege. These people have only one agenda of capturing power in the state and then keep the pot of confrontation with Union government

Navtej Sarna, India’s US Ambassador

New Delhi: India’s High Commissioner to Britain Navtej Sarna was on Thursday appointed as the next Ambassador to the US as that country prepares for a presidential transition. “Navtej Singh Sarna (IFS: 1980) has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United State of America,” an External Affairs Ministry statement said. “He

Husband, Son of SAD Sarpanch booked for assaulting pregnant nurse (Watch CCTV)

Moga: Husband SAD Sarpanch was booked for assaulting a pregnant nurse in hospital at village Bhaga Purana in Moga, on Thursday. The accused has been identified as Paramjeet Singh resident of village Kotla and his son Gurjeet Singh. Paramjeet Singh is husband of Daljeet Kaur elected Akali Sarpanch of Alamwala village in Moga district. Ramandeep

3 DROs, 4 Tehsildars, 27 Naib Tehsildars transferred in Punjab (List available)

Chandigarh: Punjab government has transferred 3 District Revenue Officers (DROs), 4 Tehsildars and 27 Naib Tehsildars, on

DR. Sukhwinder kumar sukhi released a booklet on developmental activities

Nawanshahr: With a view to countering the opposition propaganda that the state did not witness any development during the past nine year rule of SAD-BJP combine in Punjab, the state government led by its District Planning Committee Chairman Dr Sukhwinder Kumar Sukhi here today released a booklet depicting various developmental activities in fields like education, health,

Apply modern practices: Punjab Governor to farmers

Ludhiana: Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore today asked the farmers to apply modern agriculture practices and latest scientific technologies. “Education, research and extension services must be stepped up to generate awareness among farmers on the application of modern agriculture practices and latest scientific technologies,” he said after inaugurating a Kisan and Cattle fair. The

Gagneja Murder: Anil Joshi questioned security provided to Punjab leaders

Chandigarh: After the death of the RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who died 48 days after attack on him, BJP leader and local bodies minister Anil Joshi raised the questions on SAD government, on Thursday. Despite being an Allie of SAD government, Joshi blamed Akali government for not providing proper security to the prominent leaders of

BJP to start statewide ‘Sampark Abhiyan’ from September 25

Chandigarh: Punjab BJP president Vijay Sampla has given a call to the party leaders and cadres to carry out a statewide ‘Sampark Abhiyan’ from 25th to 30th September. Sampla said that the Sampark Abhiyan will be dedicated to Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar and Pandit Din Dayal Upadhyay to commemorate their

Punjab CM offers prayers at Patna Sahib gurdwara

Patna: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday offered prayers at Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, the birthplace of 10th Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh. Badal, who arrived here to attend the first three-day international Sikh conclave, visited the gurdwara and offered prayers. “Badal will also address the conclave as a guest of honour after