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Akali Dal condemns police deployment in Punjab schools

Akali Dal condemns police deployment in Punjab schools

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday strongly condemned the decision of the Punjab government “to deploy heavy police force inside schools “for the implementation of the ‘Padho Punjab Padhao Punjab’ programme. “This has vitiated the pious and peaceful environment of the schools and created a fear psychosis among the[Read More…]

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

Chandigarh, The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday dubbed the Congress government’s loan waiver functions in Punjab as a “wasteful extravaganza without substance” and said that it won’t heal the festering wounds of the farmers in the state. Denouncing the hosting of such “celebratory functions involving lakhs of rupees”, Punjab[Read More…]

DLF closes 11.5% down after CBI raids office

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a fresh case against former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and several others in connection with the alleged irregularities in allocation of over 1,417 acres of land during 2009-12 in Gurugram and carried out raids at more than 20 places[Read More…]

Punjab: Man mauled to death inside Chhatbir zoo

Punjab: Man mauled to death inside Chhatbir zoo

Chandigarh: An unidentified man was mauled to death on Sunday afternoon in the Lion Safari of the Chhatbir Zoo in Punjab’s Mohali district, around 20 km from Chandigarh. Zoo officials said the victim, believed to be around 25 years old, was spotted by drivers of the buses that ferry tourists[Read More…]

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Supreme Court dismisses plea for rescheduling TN poll day

SC junks plea by six states to appoint head of the police force

New Delhi, In a setback to Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Haryana, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined their plea seeking they be allowed to appoint Director General of state police through their own selection process instead of approaching the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Dismissing the applications[Read More…]

Rebel AAP leaders launch new alliance in Punjab

Chandigarh: The rebel leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and others on Sunday launched a new political front in Punjab. It has been named Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA). The PDA was launched formally at a rally in Patiala, around 75 km from here, in the presence of Patiala Member[Read More…]

Elderly man kills self in Delhi

Punjab: Man loses life in police custody

At a scuffle between policemen and locals of Hakima Gate area (Amritsar), two police personnel sustained injuries. The incident occurred after a scuffle broke down due to Bittu Shah’s arrest. Bittu, who was arrested for possessing narcotics, according to his family lost his life while in the police custody. As quoted by[Read More…]

Kerala: Minor girl allegedly raped by man who entered house asking for glass of water

Punjab: Elderly man gets 20 years of jail for raping minor girl

An elderly man of Ambala in Punjab has been given 20-years of imprisonment for raping his granddaughter. Additional District and Sessions Judge Yashwinder Paul Singh has sentenced 70-year-old Mahinder 20 years of imprisonment for raping his minor granddaughter. Victim’s parents had died earlier and she along with her four sisters were[Read More…]

Radhe Maa case: High Court summons police officer

Radhe Maa case: High Court summons police officer

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court have summoned the Kapurthala Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) for purposely not initiating action against self-styled God Woman Radhe Maa. Acting on the contempt petition filed by the petitioner Surinder Mittal, Justice Nirmaljit Kaur of Punjab and Haryana HC has summoned the officer who[Read More…]





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