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21-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

323 farmers committed suicide during Captain’s 8-month-rule

The 8th month of Capt. Amarinder Singh’s government was very much alike the previous months- full of betrayal and disappointment. We are unable to comprehend as to what to focus upon as every section is facing problems in the state and all are disenchanted...

19-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Selfless Devotion Fan Out On The Grounds Of Nirankari Sant Samagam

The second day of the ongoing 70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam reaffirmed the famous dictum, “They serve the best, who serve silently” through a spectacular display of Sewadal Rally by devotee volunteers in their uniforms here today. On arrival, Her Holiness...

19-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Don't try to cover up your tracks - SAD to Sukhpal Khaira

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked AAP leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira to desist from trying to cover up his tracks with statements aimed at deflecting attention from his misdeeds for which he had been declared an accused by a court of law.In...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam Starts

The air illuminates with sanctity and piousness as fervent spirits embrace the outstretched Samagam ground opposite Nirankari Sarovar Complex at Burari Road on the opening day of the 70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam, here today. The 3-day Samagam has already...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

No arrests after woman raped in auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh

Despite getting CCTV footage from a gas station of the accused, the Chandigarh Police was on Saturday yet to make any arrest in the gang-rape case of a 22-year-old woman.The victim, who is admitted in a government hospital, was allegedly gang-raped by three...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Sukhbir Singh Badal announces new team of district presidents of SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today announced the new team of district presidents (Jathedars) while releasing the third list of organizational changes made in the party setup.Disclosing here at the party headquarters, SAD president said...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Cabinet Approves Creation Of Separate Police Wing For Investigation

The Punjab Cabinet has approved the creation of a separate police wing for investigation of cases to strengthen policing in the state and ensure proper probe of heinous cases of crime.The move, in line with the directives of various courts in this regard,...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Cabinet Okays Creation of SOG To Counter & Neutralize Militant Threats

In some far-reaching police reforms and initiatives, the Punjab Cabinet on Friday approved the creation of a Special Operation Group (SOG) to check militant threats, with non-fiscal incentives for those personnel who join the new force.The SOG will contain,...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Cabinet Decides On Vidhan Sabha Session From Nov 27 To Nov 28

The winter session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha will be held for three days, from November 27 to November 29, 2017.This was decided at a meeting of the state cabinet, which also agreed to meet every Wednesday at 3 p.m. to ensure smooth functioning of the government,...

17-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

SAD president Sukhbir Badal demands immediate arrest of Sukhpal Khaira

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today while demanding the immediate arrest of leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira following his indictment in a trans-border drug and arms smuggling case, asked AAP and its Convener Arvind Kejriwal to come...

16-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Capt. Amarinder Singh Reviews Progress On Patiala Sports University

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh today reviewed the progress of the work for setting up a Sports University in Patiala.A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said Captain Amarinder held a meeting here with the Steering Committee set up to...

14-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Sukhpal Singh Khaira wants Punjab to seek water royalty from states

Punjab's main opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday demanded that the state government should implement a law passed by the state assembly asking other states to pay royalty to Punjab for taking water from it.Senior legislators of the party, led by Leader...

10-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Curtain Raiser On India’s 1st Military Literature Festival

Come December 7, the picturesque Lake Club, located on the banks of the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh, will witness a unique showcase of intellectual and military excellence as part of India’s first Military Literature Festival (MLF).A joint initiative of the...

10-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

SAD asks AAP to clarify its double speak on stubble burning

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to tell who was right - its Punjab unit led by Sukhpal Khaira or Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying it was continuing to deceive Punjabi farmers with its culture of double speak.In...

09-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Stubble burning: Amarinder again writes to PM for aid

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation for farmers for crop residue management to check the dangerous trend of stubble burning, which has triggered a major smog crisis in the northern belt...

09-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

17th All India Poetess Conference Gets Underway With Fanfare

"Women occupy a prominent place in the society and they are the axis of purity, goodness and gentleness around which the well being and progress of any society revolves."Delivering a straight from the heart address during the inaugural day of the 3 day 17th...

09-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau nabs 12 officials in bribery cases

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing drive against corruption in public life, has been able to nab 12 officials red handed accepting bribes in 10 different trap cases during the last month which includes 8 police personnel and 4 belonging to other departments.Disclosing...

08-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

AAP marks anniversary of demonetization day as ‘Dhokha Diwas’

After completion of 1 year of demonetization, Aam Aadmi Party on November 8 marked the day as ‘Dhokha Diwas’ and criticizes Modi government for taking an unwise step that affected crores of Indians in a negative way. In a joint press release, AAP state president...

07-Nov-2017 New Delhi

SAD Stages Massive Protest To Gherao Kejriwal Residence

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today held a massive protest to gherao residence of AAP Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to protest against the protection being extended by him to international drug racket accused Sukhpal Khaira and demanded...

07-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Istri Akali Dal to initiate 550 saal sehaj path de naal programme

The Istri Akali Dal today announced a ‘sehaj path’ programme termed “550 saal sehaj path de naal” to mark the forthcoming 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji in 2020 during the course of which the Istri dal will conduct State wide recitation of Sri...

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