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Punjab Govt to provide corridor for smooth passage of school buses during protests

The Punjab Govt issued notification issuing instructions for creating a smooth passage for school buses and ambulances during any political or social demonstrations or protests. Government of Punjab vide its notification constituted Punjab State Commission for Protection of Child Rights u/s 17 of commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005-an Act of Govt. of

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

India's first Military Literature Festival concludes

India’s first Military Literature Festival concludes

India’s first-of-its-kind Military Literature Festival on Sunday concluded in Chandigarh, with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh expressing hope it would prove instrumental in motivating the youth to join the Army. Delivering the valedictory address at the festival, Singh said though he was in favour of organising a historical literature festival, Punjab Governor V P Singh

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

Punjab to take military lit fest to next level

Chandigarh, The Punjab Government is looking to take the Military Literature Festival to the next level. Governor VP Singh Badnore, who originally mooted the idea of holding such a festival, is now looking forward to make it an annual feature. Speaking to The Tribune, he said the festival received a good response and it would only

Rape and acid attack victims could avail compensation upto Rs 3 Lakh

Rape and acid attack victims could avail compensation upto Rs 3 Lakh

JALANDHAR: Civil Judge (Senior Division) cum Secretary District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Gurmeet Tiwana on Saturday said that any person who was a victim of one or another mishap/crime could avail compensation under Victims Compensation scheme by simply filing an application with the Authority. Interacting with the media persons at the Alternative Dispute Resolution centre in

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

IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal

IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal

Kapurthala – Air Marshal NJS Dhillon of Western Command on Saturday said that Indian Air force(IAF) is fully equipped to face any foreign aggression and there is a meager possibility of any foreign aggression against India. Air Marshal Dhillon who was the chief guest of the function and he laid wreath Saikap Smriti sthal situated in

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

Punjab government faces NGT wrath over crop residue burning

Punjab government faces NGT wrath over crop residue burning

Punjab government faces NGT wrath: The Punjab Government today faced the wrath of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for not taking effective steps to provide financial assistance and infrastructure facility to the farmers to encourage them not to burn agricultural residue in their fields.A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said two years

Bikram Majithia stated on Protest by Akali workers

Former Cabinet Minister of Punjab Bikram Singh Majithia gave a statement on protest which is held due to false case registered against the Akali workers. Cabinet Minister said, “We will continue the protest until the demands will be fulfilled. We are protesting for the rights of people.” When asking about the order issued by High Court, Majithia

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

Czech envoy meets Capt to discuss investment options

Czech envoy meets Capt to discuss investment options

Czech envoy meets Capt to discuss investment options AMRITSAR: Czech Republic Ambassador Milan Hovorka on Thursday met Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to discuss investment opportunities in Punjab, particularly in the field of manufacturing. Hovorka, who was accompanied by a high-level evinced keen interest in investing in Punjab and also setting up a large manufacturing unit,

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

Vision Document of Congress promises better infra facility in state

Lapse in Punjab CM security, four policemen suspended

Kapurthala police said on Thursday that they have suspended four policemen, including a sub-inspector, for security lapse during the visit of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to an Army cantonment here on Wednesday night.Kapurthala SSP Sandeep Sharma said the four policemen were on a vehicle ahead of the police pilot, and the driver of their

Sukhbir extends dharna at Harike Pattan for indefinite period

Sukhbir extends dharna at Harike Pattan for indefinite period

After launching verbal attacks on the state police at Mallanwala, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal also announced extension of the party’s ongoing dharna at Harike Pattan in Ferozepur for indefinite period to protest against registration of false cases against its leaders and workers at the instance of the Congress government as

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