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Congress MP, Minister, MLAs spend night at Toll Plaza, protest continue on day 2

Strap- Vehicle crosses Toll Plaza without fee Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana:  Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu, MLAs, Mayor and other leaders spend night at Ladowal Toll Plaza in Ludhiana. The protest by Congress leaders against NHAI and contractual company continued on day 2 also. The vehicles continue to cross the toll

With elections near, Congress to target BJP led Union Govt over hanging projects

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As Lok Sabha elections were round the corner, the ruling Congress party has started cornering the BJP Government over the issue of Toll collection and hanging development projects initiated by Union Government. In Ludhiana, sititng MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest Lok Sabha elections on Congress ticket. To

MP Ravneet Bittu meets EAM Sushma Swaraj

MP Ravneet Bittu meets EAM Sushma Swaraj

Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Ravneet Singh Bittu on Tuesday met the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and has sought her immediate intervention to help a local EWS Colony resident Kuldeep Kaur who is reported to be trapped in Saudi Arabia.MP has appealed the minister to ask the officials to make arrangements of bringing the

Ludhiana counts and mourn its dead

SUMAN JAITLY Ludhiana Heart wrenching scenes were witnessed at Ludhiana fire incident when bodies of those buried under the rubble of factory were recovered by rescue teams. As the families of those buried under the debris waited for their relatives, each body made them inconsolable.  The family members were in a quite depressed and emotional

Congress assigns duties to ministers, MP Bittu

Congress assigns duties to ministers, MP Bittu

Congress assigns duties to ministers, MP Bittu. With barely few days left for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, the ruling Congress has assigned specific duties to the eight Cabinet ministers and one Member Parliament of the state in the nine Vidhan Sabha seats of the constituency. Disclosing the facts, an official of Congress campaigning team said

Gurdaspur Bypoll: Ludhiana Congress leaders to campaign in Pathankot

Gurdaspur Bypoll: Ludhiana Congress leaders to campaign in Pathankot

Gurdaspur Bypoll: Ludhiana Congress leaders to campaign in Pathankot Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – As the campaign for Gurdaspur By election shifted in top gear, the Ludhiana Congress leaders have also pull up their socks for campaigning in Gurdaspur. MP Ravneet Singh Bittu who was made Incharge of Pathankot has assigned the duties to MLAs, office bearers of

Congress on defensive mode, says will fulfill all promises

Congress defensive mode says will fulfill promises Ludhiana: A day after the Ludhiana Mayor and leaders of Akali Dal and Bhartiya Janta party blamed Local bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for taking credit of projects already started by previous SAD-BJP government, the local MP and MLAs defends government and said that all the promises made

Majithia lashes out at Sidhu and Bittu at Chappar

Chappar Mela Majithia lashes out at Sidhu and Bittu. Chappar Mela is underway at Raikot and all political parties are conducting their conference. Several senior leaders of all political parties are present at the conference and addressing people during the event.Bikram Majithia targeted Bittu who is MP from Ludhiana. Majithia said that Bittu belongs to

After 10 years, government to hold state level function to observe death anniversary of Beant Singh

10 years government hold state level function Beant Singh. After the Congress government in power after 10 years, a state level function will be organized to observe the death anniversary of former Chief Minister beant Singh who was assassinated on August 31, 1995. The state level function would be organized at memorial of Beant Singh

Ludhiana Police bust ATM robbers' gang

Ludhiana Police bust ATM robbers’ gang

Ludhiana Police bust ATM robbers’ gang Ludhiana : The Ludhiana Police on Sunday with the help of the Special Task Force (STF), Punjab arrested a five-member ATM robbers’ gang and recovered 641 ATM cards of 18 nationalised and private banks from them. The police have also recovered Rs. 3 lakh in cash, three cars, nearly 300 passbooks and cheque-books,

MP Ravneet Bittu condoles death of mother of Captain Amarinder Singh

Member of Parliament from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu condoled the death of Raj Mata Mohinder Kaur, mother of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Sharing heartfelt sympathies, Ravneet Singh Bittu said that the loss is not for the family but for the Congress party and entire Punjab.Expressing grief, Ravneet Singh Bittu said that his family and

Punjab govt to credit pensions into beneficiaries’ accounts

Punjab govt credit pensions beneficiaries’ accounts social security schemes Chandigarh, Jun 28 (PTI) The Punjab government has decided to credit pension and financial assistance under social security schemes directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. The decision has been taken to facilitate the beneficiaries living in rural areas of the state.Social Security Minister Razia

Captain Amarinder Singh nominated 8 new office bearers Punjab CLP

Captain Amarinder Singh nominated 8 new office bearers Punjab CLP. An official Spokesman of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee said that in exercise of authorisation given by the members of the Punjab Congress Legislature Party in its meeting held on June 13, 2017, Captain Amarinder Singh has nominated Mr. Navtej Singh Cheema as General Secretary-One, Mr.

Paramjit Lali Badal to file defamation case against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Paramjit Lali Badal file defamation case Navjot Singh Sidhu. In Abohar Water Works case, Paramjit Singh Lali Badal, former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s uncle’s son has announced registration of defamation suit against Navjot Sidhu. Lali has declared allegations made by the Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu against him wrong.He said that under false

SDO, JE arrested red handed while accepting bribe

SDO, JE arrested red handed accepting bribe Ludhiana. The sleuths of Vigilance department has nabbed Sub Divisional Officer(SDO) and Junior Engineer (JE) of Punjab State Power corporation Limited (PSPCL) for accepting bribe on Thursday.The accused has demanded three lakh bribe to shift the high tension wires near the house of complainant. The accused have taken

Local congress leader hits jakhar on head, video goes viral

Local congress leader hits Sunil Jakhar head video goes viral. In an embarrassing moment for Congress party, the local congress leader who is also said to be relative of Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu hit the state president of Party Sunil jakhar on head when he was addressing the media during his maiden

Re-registration for Captain Amarinder Singh smartphone scheme

Re-registration Captain Amarinder Singh smartphone scheme. Those who had filled the form for smartphones during elections has to register them again. According to sources, the Punjab government has decided to take fresh applications from the youth for smartphones. Under which one month’s time will be given to complete the form again.Under ‘Captain Smart Connect’, the

PCOCA Law ready for implementation to tackle gangsters in Punjab

PCOCA Law ready implementation tackle gangsters Punjab. Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu and members of committee formed for PCOCA Law said that the meeting of the committee will be held next week to tackle the gangsters in Punjab. After this, Chief Minister would be made aware about such a strict laws.Sidhu said that besides waive off

3 members of family killed as roof caves in due to rain

3 members of family killed as roof caves in due to rain. Three members of a family were killed and another was seriously injured when the roof of their house caved in today at Pato Hira Singh village in the district Moga.Police said the roof-collapse happened due to rains in the area, police said.While Karamjit

Budget Session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha from June 14 to June 23

Budget Session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha from June 14 to June 23. The Captain Amarinder Singh government will hold the Budget session of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha from June 14 to June 23, with the presentation of the annual budget for 2017-18 slated for June 20.This was decided on Wednesday at a meeting