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Phoolka reiterates to resign on September 17, Party endorses it

Narinder Jagga Phoolka reiterates to resign on September 17, Party endorses it. Aam Aadmi Party is ready to play Sikh religious card in the Punjab. MLA and former leader of Opposition HS Phoolka has reiterated to resign on September 16 before the Sri Harimandir Sahib and later before the Speaker of Assembly on September 17.

Punjab: For quality improvement in education, Officers to learn lesson

Punjab: For quality improvement in education, Officers to learn lesson

Narinder Jagga Punjab: For quality improvement in education, Officers to learn lesson.To update classes, the Block Primary Education Officers (BPEO) will now attend the training classes, starting from September 4. The step has been taken for quality education in primary classes. In the training cum workshop, they will be taught, how to change circumstances of

Punjab: 42 people rescued from rehabilitation centre

Punjab: 42 people rescued from rehabilitation centre

Punjab: 42 people rescued from rehabilitation centre. The Punjab Police on Thursday rescued 42 people – suffering from drug addiction – from Disha Rehabilitation Centre in Ludhiana after receiving complaints that they were apparently being ill-treated at the institution. The rehabilitation centre is unregistered. Soon after the rescue, the patients were brought to the civil hospital in the city.“The

For water issue, a delegation to proceed to Pakistan from Atari-Wagha on August 28

For water issue, a delegation to proceed to Pakistan from Atari-Wagha on August 28

Narinder Jagga Water issue: Process is likely to be initiated to end the water scarcity in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, J & K and Himachal in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC), which is scheduled for August 28 to 31 in Lahore (Pakistan). A nine member’s delegation, led by PK Sexsena, Commissioner from Ministry of External

Punjab CM's morphed video goes viral, case lodged

Punjab CM calls upon Swaraj for access to Pak gurudwara

Punjab CM calls upon Swaraj for access to Pak gurudwara . Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sought the intervention of External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj to enable Indian devotees to visit the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartapur on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.In a letter, Singh called upon the EAM to hold discussions with her Pakistani counterpart to get a special corridor for

Punjab Cabinet approves life imprisonment for sacrilege of religious text

Punjab Cabinet approves life imprisonment for sacrilege of religious text

Punjab Cabinet approves life imprisonment for sacrilege of religious text. Punjab Cabinet on Tuesday decided to bring an amendment to Indian Penal Code (IPC) to make sacrilege of all religious text punishable with life imprisonment. Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh took to Twitter to inform about the cabinet decision, “The Cabinet  decided on amendments to IPC to make

Punjab Roadways Transport to destroy its 295 salvage buses

Punjab Roadways Transport to destroy its 295 salvage buses. Punjab Roadways Transport is going to give new look to erase old proverbs ‘roadways di lari, na koyee sheesha na koyee bari ‘(Roadways bus, having no glass, no gates). It is going to destroy its 299 salvage buses in the first phase, which have crossed their

Jalandhar: Seven people questioned in Kerala Orthodox church case

Jalandhar: Seven people questioned in Kerala Orthodox church case

Jalandhar: Seven people questioned in Kerala Orthodox church case. Seven people were questioned in Punjab’s Jalandhar city in connection with the Kerala church sex scandal case. Kottayam’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), K Subhash said, “More people will be questioned regarding the case. We will also go to Amritsar for investigation purposes while Bishop Franco Mulakkal will not be questioned today.”On August 6,

Software ready to stop misuse of official vehicles in Punjab

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, August 7: To keep check on the government vehicles, the Punjab Government has started to record the data of vehicles, run by officers, MLAs, Ministers and Chief Minister. The Government has got prepared software ‘Vehicle Management System (VMS) in this regard. This software will keep vigil on the maintenance, repair expenditure with

Hockey players punjab Silver medal

Hockey players from Punjab who won Silver medal in Champion Trophy to get cash award

Strap- Ramtex Group announces RS 21000 cash award for each player DP Correspondent Ludhiana To felicitate the Hockey players, Ramtex group has announced Rs 21000 cash prize for each hockey player from Punjab who won silver medal at Champions trophy. The coach of Hockey team, Jagraj Singh will also be honored with cash prize. The

njab: Kapurthala man set self, wife, children ablaze

Punjab: Kapurthala man set self, wife, children ablaze

Punjab: Kapurthala man set self, wife, children ablaze. A man, who returned from Jordan after 1.5 years, allegedly set his wife, two children and himself on fire at their house on Thursday in Punjab’s Kapurthala district. All the four members of the family died in the incident which took place on Thursday night. The man took the

Udham Singh Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Udham Singh: AN Unsung Hero of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Born on December 26, 1899, in Sunam village of Sangrur district of Punjab. Udham Singh was one of the many freedom fighters who fill the youngsters with vigor and strength to do something for the nation. On this day in the year 1933, he was hanged on charges of murdering Michael O Dyer, the former

Modi Govt misleads the nation on rafale deal-Jakhar

Chandigarh: The Punjab Congress Committee has alleged that the BJP Government at the Centre has indulged in a huge scam of over Rs 41,000 crore in the purchase of Rafale fighter aircrafts. Talking to Reporters at the Punjab Congress Bhawan, Chandigarh, the President Sunil Jakhar said that it was surprising way that why PM Narender

Punjab Cabinet approves increase in stamp duty rates

Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh seeks early release of TADA prisoner

Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh seeks early release of TADA prisoner. Chief minister on Wednesday wrote a letter to Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy for the early release of Gurdeep Singh Khera, who is serving double life sentences in terror cases, on the basis of his good conduct. Khera, the son of Banta Singh, has been

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana

Heavy rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana. Rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today, leading to a dip in the mercury by a few notches. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here.In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Karnal and Narnaul were among places

Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur

Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur

Punjab: 2.77 kg heroin seized near a Indo-Pak border in Ferozepur. Seven packets of heroin weighing 2.77 kg and 50 pistol rounds were seized from a field near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector in a joint operation by the BSF and the police, officials said today. The operation was conducted last evening after

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Punjab dissolves all Panchayats ahead of election, process begins to appoint administrators

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh:  The Punjab Government has directed to dissolve all 13,040 gram panchayats. All the District Development and Panchayat Officers have been asked to appoint Administrators and report to the department in two days. The step has been taken ahead of Panchayat election, which has been scheduled for September 30. The terms of Gram

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab's farmer's rally

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab’s farmer’s rally

Congress cared only for one family: PM Modi in Punjab’s farmer’s rally. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack at the Congress Party, saying they were concerned only about the welfare of one family. Addressing a farmers’ rally here in the wake of the recent Minimum Support Price (MSP) hike, Prime Minister

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab's Phagwara

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab’s Phagwara

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab’s Phagwara. A Nigerian national was arrested and 8 grams of heroin was seized from his possession near Law Gate Maheru colony here, the police said today. Alex Junior Obomanu, 20, presently living in a rented accommodation in the colony, 7 kilometres from here, is a former student of a