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Akali Dal alleges booth capturing

Akali Dal protesting against ‘forcefulness’ of Congress

Akali Dal protesting against ‘forcefulness’ of Congress at various MC booths. Akali Dal delegations to meet State Election Commissioner on 2:00 pm. SAD-BJP going to meet STC  in Chandigarh on 2 pm against booth capturing in Patiala .Daljit Singh Cheema will lead the

We Will Conduct Protest Against SGPC- Jagdish Jhinda

In order to fulfill the religious conviction meeted out to Shri Akal Takht Sahib, On Friday the Chief of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, Adhoc, Jagdish Singh Jhinda reached Sri Harmandir Sahib.During this, he listened to the Gurbani, and offered their services at Joda Ghar, and after this he also served to clean the utensils.

Verdict arms case against Salman Jan 18

Verdict in arms case against Salman on Jan 18

  Jaipur:  A local court in Jodhpur will announce its judgement in an arms act case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan on January 18. “The court of chief judicial magistrate after completing its hearing on Monday has reserved the judgement,” Hastimal Saraswat, counsel for Khan, told IANS on Tuesday. Salman Khan will have to be

BJP likely to pitch Sunny Deol against Navjot Singh

Amritsar: Ever since the cricketer-turned-politician and former MP of Amritsar, Navjot Singh Sidhu had decided to bid good bye to the BJP, the latter is searching a heavyweight who could be a popular face to give a neck and neck fight to Sidhu. The former ace cricketer, after leaving BJP held parleys with the leadership

General JJ Singh (Retd) joins SAD

General JJ Singh (Retd) joins SAD, to contest from Patiala against Capt. Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: General JJ Singh (Retd) on Saturday evening joined Shiromani Akali Dal SAD in the presence of Sukhbir Badal. He is being fielded against Capt Amarinder Singh from Patiala City. Today morning JJ Singh met with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at his

Facebook steps up efforts against fake news

San Francisco:Facebook, Inc. said on Thursday it was stepping up efforts against fake news and hoaxes by testing several ways to make it easier to report a hoax if users see one on the social media network. Xinhua news agency quoted Adam Mosseri, Vice President of Facebook in charge of news feed, as saying that


CBI files charge sheet against Dayanidhi Maran, brother

New Delhi: CBI on Friday filed a charge sheetagainst the then Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi among others for allegedly using 764 high-speed data lines at the former’s residence which were used by a private TV channel causing loss of Rs 1.78 crore to the exchequer. The charge sheet has been filed

Health Dept plans to take proper steps against Swine Flu

Ludhiana:The health authorities have geared up to tackle swine flu, with the dip in the mercury so that people would not suffer from any problem. Though, cases of dengue are on the decline, but department has planning to start the precaution from Monday onwards. Though, isolation ward has been asked to keep ready properly in


Mamata not against note ban, but its way of implementation: Ramdev

Kolkata: TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is not against demonetisation per se, but the way it is being implemented, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said today. “I praise Mamata Banerjee because she is very simple and stays in a cottage and wears hawai chappals. I think she is not opposed to the

UPCMA organises protest against problems due to demonetisation

Ludhiana: The protest to discuss problem on demonetisation effect coming on Bicycle and Bicycle parts industry was held in front of UCPMA, Gill Road, Ludhiana on Wednesday. Under the leadership of Charanjit Singh Vishkarma, President, UCPMA, Manjeet Singh Khalsa, President of Plus, Gurmeet Singh Kular, Chairman (Ramgarhia Welfare Association), K K Seth, Avtar Singh Bhogal,

Harmohan Dhawan opens front against Tandon

Chandigarh: Harmohan Dhawan, former Member Parliament and member election committee opened the front against BJP Chief Sanjay Tandon and predicted that under these circumstances, BJP will head towards losing the MC elections. The statement came in the wake of declaration of the 21 candidates for MC elections by BJP. BJP declared the list of 21

Kejri announces candidature of Bhagwant against Sukhbir

Jalalabad:National Convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the maiden day of his 11-day tour of Punjab, proposed the name of Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann to contest against Deputy Chief Minister and SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal. While addressing his first rally on the political home-turf of Sukhbir, Kejriwal

Fatehgarh Sahib MLA blocks traffic; raises slogans against Union govt

Fatehgarh Sahib: Fatehgarh Sahib MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra on Saturday blocked traffic on Fatehgarh Sahib-Mohali Road at village Peerjain and raised slogans against Union government. The MLA was protesting in front of Malwa Gramin Bank village Peerjain branch against scrapping of currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000. Speaking on this occasion, the MLA

CHB to shell out `2 crore as refund against penal interest to allottees

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has decided to give major relief to the 200 allotees of General Self Financing Housing Scheme-2008, Sector-63 by refunding the money charged as interests and penal interest against due total amount instead of unpaid amount. The decision was taken during the board meeting held here on Friday. CHB will shell

Sloppy India post 92/2 at lunch against England

Visakhapatnam: India recovered from early jolts to reach 92/2 at lunch on the opening day of the second Test against England at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday. Skipper Virat Kohli (35 not out) and Cheteshwar Pujara (37 not out) resurrected the innings after England’s leading pace duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad

SC to hear contempt plea against Badals on SYL

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking criminal contempt proceedings against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and the Deputy Chief Minister for their public pronouncements that they will not comply with the top court’s verdict on SYL. The bench, headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, said that the matter would be

Obama posts emotional farewell letter, Facebook

Obama urged to revoke executive order against Venezuela

Caracas: Venezuelan Pr esident Nicolas Maduro has urged his US counterpart Barack Obama to revoke an executive order that labelled his country a security threat. “It is an atrocity that I hope Obama corrects before he leaves office,” Maduro said on Sunday, reiterating his government’s willingness to improve diplomatic ties with the US. In a

Cong protests against Modi, SAD-BJP govt

Jalandhar: Congress party workers led by PPCC General Secretary Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary on Sunday held a protest against BJP-led Centre government and SAD-BJP-led Punjab governments in Goraya. A protest march was carried out in the main bazar here where Chaudhary along with congress workers burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister

PM warns of further action against black money

Kobe: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned of further action against those with black money once the December 30 deadline expires for disclosing demonetised notes, saying they will have to “pay for” unaccounted cash. At the same time, he said honest people have nothing to fear from the government. He also made a veiled

Action needed against nations that sponsor terror: PM Modi

New Delhi: With apparent reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he had discussed with his visiting British counterpart Theresa May the challenge to fight cross-border terrorism and the need to take action against its sponsors. “I conveyed our deep concerns to PM May regarding cross-border terror and the need for the