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Akali Dal condemns attack on lady official by colonizer associated with Congress

Akali Dal condemns attack on lady official by colonizer associated with Congress

DP Correspondent Ludhiana A day after the attack on lady building inspector of Municipal Corporation and team by colonizer associated with Congress, the Shiromani Akali Dal launched attack on Congress led state Government. Former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said it was shocking that colonizer Gurnam Singh had chased corporation Inspector stopped her forcibly, took her

The Hooda factor in LS elections

The Hooda factor in LS elections

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Even, the party high command and senior leaders also accepted it as he was appointed the chairman of co-ordination committee of 15 members leaving other senior party leaders in a state of disappointment. Along with this, out out 17, Hooda entertains the unflinching support of 13 legislators which clearly indicates his

YAD announces 23 Sr. vice president, 31 Vice president, 26 General Secretaries in Malwa Zone

YAD announces 23 Sr. vice president, 31 Vice president, 26 General Secretaries in Malwa Zone

DP Correspondent Ludhiana YAD malwa zone: Following the directions of Bikram Singh Majithia, Youth Akali Dal Malwa Zone President Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna announced the office bearers of Youth Akali Dal Malwa Zone. Gurpreet Singh Raju Khanna said that in the list of office bearers there are 23 Senior vice president,31 Vice president and 26 General

Plea in SC for bringing political parties under RTI

Plea in SC for bringing political parties under RTI

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to declare all registered and recognised political parties as “public authority” under the Right to Information Act. The plea, filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay, said, “As per section 29C of the Representation of People Act, donations received by political parties are

Punjab Congress faces uphill task at three LS seats

Congress doesn’t need to project PM face, people fed up of Modi rule: Rajeev Satav

The Congress does not need to project a prime ministerial candidate, says the party’s Gujarat affairs In-charge Rajeev Satav, claiming that the people have seen through “jumlebaazi” of this government and are fed up. “When we contested the State Assembly elections recently and formed Congress Governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, we never projected


Schools, mosques, orphanages kept outside scope of seizure, sealing: Govt

JAMMU : J&K Government Spokesman, Rohit Kansal made it clear that schools, mosques and orphanages have been kept outside the scope of seizures and sealing, In the wake of the ban imposed by the Government of India on Jamaat-e-Islami, J&K. “Action is being taken against offices, assets, properties and other equipment of the banned organisation,”

Haryana Budget session government

Haryana: Budget session to be acid test for government

THE ISSUES OF FARMERS AND EMPLOYEES MAY INCREASE THE PROBLEMS OF THE RULING BJP RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh In the wake of the Budget session beginning on Wednesday, the Opposition has planned to take on the government. Besides, the issues pertaining to the farmers and employees are likely to compound the problems of the ruling

SAD families farmers government

SAD, families of deceased farmers protest against government

HIGHLIGHTS The Chief Minister has not only backstabbed the poor and bereaved families of the farmers, but also gone back on the oath he took on the holy ‘Gutka Sahib’ The party will take the farmers’ plight to the Governor and then, if need be, it will launch a statewide agitation to ensure that the

Goverment contractual staff problem

Goverment faces problem after allowing contractual staff to continue

HIGHLIGHTS About 15,000 contractual employees have been appointed in recent years and they are waiting for regular appointment ‘To allow the contractual employees to continue their job is a welcome step’ RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Government’s decision of allowing the contract employees to continue their services has given them relief to some extent, but it

GST revenue shortfall drags down tax revenue estimates

New GST Rates: TV, 22 items get cheaper in New Year 2019

In a new year gift to the common man, the government has notified reduction in GST rates on 23 goods and services, including movie tickets, TV and monitor screen. The consumers will pay less for these items of common consumption as the incidence of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them will come down from Tuesday. The GST Council on December 22 decided to

Government MNREGA scheme

Government target on MNREGA scheme leaves officials in a fix

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Like Multi National Companies (MNCs), the state government has also started giving targets to its officials for giving maximum employment to laborers under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). The target given by government has left the Block Development and Panchayat Officers (BDPOs) in a fix. The Panchayat officials maintained

Even chameleon doesn't change colours as quickly KCR does: Sidhu

Sidhu writes to Piyush Goyal seeking high fencing along rail tracks

Sidhu writes to Piyush Goyal seeking high fencing along rail tracks. Punjab Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday wrote a letter to Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal stressing the urgent need for high fencing along the railway tracks, especially in densely populated areas to prevent accidents. “In the past two years, there

Government on damage control, SSP Moga barred to attend office

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: The Punjab Government is on back-foot for appointing Kamaljit Singh Dhillon as SSP Moga. After the revealing of allegations of corruption and drug trafficking and departmental probe against him, the Government in its verbal direction, has barred the SSP to attend the Office. A day before, he had joined the office as

UP CM probe Khora liquor death

Uttar Pradesh CM orders probe into Khora’s spurious liquor deaths

 Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath has ordered an inquiry into incident where consumption of spurious liquor claimed three lives. At least three people died and two are under treatment after they allegedly consumed spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad. The incident that took place in the Khora area of Ghaziabad came to light on Tuesday morning. Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government had passed a

Non ISI Mark Helmets Ban India

Non-ISI Marked Helmets To Be Banned Throughout India

ISIHMA, the ISI Helmet Manufacturers Association, has welcomed the policymakers’ proposal to ban the sale of non-ISI helmets, effective by the year end.  In a bid to promote road safety, Indian policymakers have moved to place a ban on non-ISI helmets throughout the country by the end of this year. Unsurprisingly, this move was backed

Situation in Kashmir at ‘its worst’, Congress attacks PDP-BJP government

New Delhi, Feb 7, The Congress on Wednesday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is “at its worst” as it blamed the escape of a Pakistani LeT terrorist from a hospital in Srinagar as a “failure” of the BJP-PDP government. Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam

Government committed to doubling farmers' income: Kovind

Government committed to doubling farmers’ income: Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said the Central government is committed towards doubling the farmers’ income by 2022.”My government is committed to double the farmers’ income by 2022,” the President said in his address to a joint sitting of parliament on the first day of the Budget Session.He said that farmer markets across the

Govt to raise 15 new battalions for Pak, China borders

New Delhi, Jan 14 : – The government is planning to raise 15 new battalions in the country’s two important border guarding forces — the BSF and the ITBP — to fortify defence along the strategic frontiers with Pakistan, Bangladesh and China. A senior official in the Union Home Ministry told PTI that it is “actively

Day after killing of soldiers, Cong slams govt’s Pak policy

New Delhi, Dec 24, The Congress today attacked the Centre over the killing of four Indian soldiers along the LoC by Pakistani troops, saying the incident raises questions over the government’s ability to protect the country’s borders. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said yesterday’s incident along the Line of Control (LoC) was an outcome of Prime

Govt will bear merchant charge on debit card purchases up to Rs 2,000

New Delhi, Dec 15, The government will bear the MDR charges on transactions up to Rs 2,000 made through debit cards, BHIM UPI or Aadhaar-enabled payment systems to promote digital transactions, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. MDR is charged on payments made to merchants through BHIM UPI platform and AePS (Aadhaar enabled Payment System). The