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One arrested for 'thrashing, molesting SAD women's wing state VP

One arrested for ‘thrashing, molesting SAD women’s wing state VP

One arrested for ‘thrashing, molesting SAD women’s wing state VP. Sangrur – Local police have arrested one person in the case related to the alleged thrashing, molestation and chopping off of hair of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) women’s wing state vice president Jaswinder Kaur at Solah Da Math, a religious place near Barmala. The accused, namely Vijay

AAP MP dares govt to prove ISI hand behind targeted killings

AAP MP dares govt to prove ISI hand behind targeted killings

AAP MP dares govt to prove ISI hand behind targeted killings. Amritsar – Criticising the Punjab Police for allegedly failing to ensure fair trial of UK national Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi, an accused in target killing in the state, Aam Aadmi Party Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Sunday dared the Amarinder government to prove the ISI

SAD accuses Cong govt trying to Suppress Opposition's voice

SAD accuses Cong govt trying to suppress Opposition’s voice

SAD accuses Cong govt trying to Suppress Opposition’s voice. Chandigarh – A day after several of its top leaders including MLAs and MPs were booked for blocking traffic, the Opposition party Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday accused the Captain Amarinder Singh-led regime of hatching a conspiracy to suppress the voice of its opponents. “We are not

Twitter war between Punjab CM Amarinder, Sukhbir Badal: Here’s how it unfolded

Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal were engaged in a Twitter war on Sunday over cases registered by the state government against Akali leaders after they blocked the national highways across the state.Amarinder, in a series of tweets, had earlier in the day accused the SAD

Patiala MC polls: EVMs to have pictures of candidates

Patiala MC polls: EVMs to have pictures of candidates

Patiala MC polls: EVMs to have pictures of candidates Patiala – The royal city is going to witness many new things in the ensuing elections for the Patiala Municipal Corporation as the first time the Election Commission of India (ECI) is going to experiment with putting the picture of every candidate contesting the election against his

Congress struggles with independent candidates, likely to affect party

Congress struggles with independent candidates, likely to affect party

Jalandhar – With four MLAS from urban constituencies, Congress might be on a strong ground but a big number of Independents in fray against the congress candidates for MC Elections was likely to affect party’s winning prospects. Congress MLAs from Jalandhar Cantonment, Jalandhar Central, Jalandhar West and Jalandhar North, the four urban constituencies were struggling

Pb govt will fund martyrs' education: CM to Defence Minister

If you can’t, we will fund martyrs’ education: CM to Defence Minister

If you can’t, we will fund martyrs’ education: CM to Defence Minister Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday offered to foot the Bill for the educational expenses of children of martyrs and those disabled in action, while promising that the Congress would do everything in its power for the defence veterans

Indian Army was not equipped to handle 1962 war: Captain

Indian Army was not equipped to handle 1962 war: Captain

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 Indo-China war, with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday, calling upon the present political establishment to ensure that the defence forces are fully prepared now, in view of the fresh

Three months to foundation stones, development projects yet to start

Three months to foundation stones, development projects yet to start

Three months to foundation stones, development projects yet to start. Ludhiana – It was on September 6 this year when local bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu along with local MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and MLAs laid foundation stones of several development projects However, three months have been passed but no development project was started The important

Ex-MLA Jindu among 13 SAD leaders booked in Mallanwala clashes

Ex-MLA Jindu among 13 SAD leaders booked in Mallanwala clashes

FEROZEPUR: The Mallanwala police booked 13 senior leaders of the Sharomani Akali Dal, including former MLA Joginder Singh Jindu and district president of the SAD Ferozepur (rural) Avtar Singh Zira in the Mallanwala firing and stone-pelting incident of Wednesday under different sections of the IPC and the Arms Act when they were asking the officials

Rahul Gandhi recommends inclusion of youth in Cabinet

Rahul Gandhi recommends inclusion of youth in Cabinet

The Rahul Gandhi brigade members in the state are on cloud nine. The would-be AICC president Rahul Gandhi has given his consent to induct young MLAs in Punjab Cabinet. Punjab Cabinet is likely to be expanded anytime after December 18. Eight posts are to be filled in the Cabinet. Sources said that at least two

UK says Jallianwala Bagh massacre 'deeply shameful, avoids apology

UK says Jallianwala Bagh massacre ‘deeply shameful, avoids apology

LONDON: The UK has side stepped London mayor Sadiq Khan’s call for an official apology on the 1919 Jallianwalla Bagh massacre, saying the government has “rightly condemned” the “deeply shameful act” in British history in the past. The UK Foreign Office statement comes after Khan during his visit to Amritsar on Wednesday said the British

Punjab Congress releases vision document for state’s short and long term urban development

Amritsar, December 7 Senior Punjab Congress leaders, Captain Amarinder Singh, Sunil Jakhar and Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Thursday released a Vision Document for the state’s urban development, with infrastructure development, fire-fighting system upgradation, water and sewage management, parking management and e-governance topping the agenda. The policy document, drafted keeping in mind the urbanisation trends and major

Deputy Mayor Jagdish Chudhary,

SSP asks marriage palace owners to prohibit entry of weapons

In order to ensure law and order situation in the wedding season, SSP Ludhiana Rural Surjit Singh held a meeting with the owners of all the marriage palaces of the area. In the meeting around 50 marriage palace owners including Raikot, Pakhowal, Sudhar, Jagraon, Mullanpur and other areas participated. Addressing the meeting, SSP Surjit Singh

Capt, London mayor Sadiq Khan discuss issues of mutual interest. 

Capt, London mayor Sadiq Khan discuss issues of mutual interest

Capt, London mayor Sadiq Khan discuss issues of mutual interest. AMRITSAR: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and London mayor Sadiq Khan, who was on a three-city tour to India, discussed various issues of mutual interest during his stay in Amritsar. The chief minister hosted dinner for the London mayor in Amritsar on Tuesday evening. “Various

Last minute revolt, congress denies ticket to councilor Vipan Kumar

Last minute revolt, congress denies ticket to councilor Vipan Kumar

Last minute revolt, congress denies ticket to councilor Vipan Kumar Jalandhar(Kusum Arora) – Congress had to face revolt on the day of filing nomination papers on Wednesday after sitting councilor from ward number 53 Vipan Kumar was denied ticket at the last minute. Councilor Vipan Kumar staged a protest outside Jalandhar MP Chaudhary Santokh Singh’s house

Government to focus on discarded livestock sector: Rana Gurjit

Government to focus on discarded livestock sector: Rana Gurjit

PATIALA: Punjab‘s Power and Irrigation Minister, Rana Gurjit Singh on Tuesday said that as Farming becomes a lesser income field so the Farming Fraternity senescing the reality must come forward and adopt other subsidiaries works to earn more. The Minister, who was here to preside over the concluding function of five days Tenth National Livestock Championship

SAD asks CS to order probe into installation of portraits by Cong activists

SAD asks CS to order probe into installation of portraits by Cong activists

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) vice president Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Tuesday asked Punjab chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh to order an immediate probe into the installation of portraits of the state chief minister and the local legislator by youth Congress activists in two police stations in Sangrur on Monday. Dr. Cheema, who also forwarded pictures

NIA arrests arms supplier in Punjab RSS leader's killing

NIA arrests arms supplier in Punjab RSS leader’s killing

NIA arrests arms supplier in Punjab RSS leader’s killing New Delhi – The NIA today arrested a man for allegedly supplying a gun to the main accused in the killing of an RSS worker in Punjab in October, the agency said. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) last month took over the probe into the killing of

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls

53 candidates file nomination paper for MC polls Jalandhar(DP Correspondent, December 5) – As many as 53 nomination papers were filed by various candidates on Tuesday for Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) elections, Municipal Committees of Bhogpur and Goraya besides Nagar Panchayats of Nurmahal and Shahkot.A spokesperson of the office of Chief Electoral Officer Jalandhar said that 28 candidates filed

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