In a bizarre incident, the annual calendar of the Punjab education department released recently under the “Samagra Shiksha Abhiyaan” has 31 days in each month, totaling to 372 days instead of 365. The calendars which has 31 days in February, April, June, September and November, has been distributed widely by the department. The calendars[Read More…]
A case under Section 302 of the IPC (murder) has been registered against Mittar Pal and his supporters
As an Indian Muslim, the most significant event was that it was on the 27th of Ramadan, 1947 that freedom came to our country (27th Ramadan is the day of Laylatul Qadr, the night of destiny).
A 118-year-old woman named Kartar Kaur Sangha was fitted with a Pacemaker and became the oldest person to undergo surgery successfully. According to a news wire, she was admitted to hospital in Ludhiana where the pacemaker was operated in her body. The doctor who handled her case said that her[Read More…]
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…]
The police had sent the accused to the hospital for a check-up with constable Manjit Kaur.
Chandigarh: A young woman intruder from Pakistan was shot at and injured by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers in the Dera Baba Nanak sector of Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Wednesday morning. The woman was shifted to the government hospital in Dera Baba Nanak town, 275 km from here. “She is[Read More…]
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…]
Khanna, Ludhiana: A woman died of depression after she did not receive ‘promised’ funds under Housing Scheme. Family members of the deceased has alleged that the authorities gave the woman an assurance of funds for the new house. But, following the taking down of her house, they refused to give an[Read More…]
The victim made a complaint against Saheb to the President, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), chief minister, Bihar director general of police, and National Commission for Women on January 21.
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…]
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…]
Chandigarh: With his party’s Punjab unit facing a split in its leadership, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that “dirty people” had left the party. “There have been attempts at breaking up the AAP. I must tell you that AAP is as strong as ever. Only[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been giving mixed signals on the chances of an alliance with the Congress, on Friday finally ruled out any such possibility in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, saying the Congress is not thinking for the nation. Speaking to the media, AAP leader Gopal Rai[Read More…]
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…]
Varanasi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh but unlike last time, party chief Arvind Kejriwal will not be its face from Varanasi. Speaking to IANS, AAP MP Sanjay Singh said the details of the seats and candidates[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday dropped hints of becoming a part of the ‘grand alliance’, with its leaders accepting the possibility of cooperation with other political parties to remove the Modi government at the Centre. The hints came clear after the party’s National Council meeting where the[Read More…]
Patiala: Aam Admi Party suspended Member of Parliament Dharmavira Gandhi, rebel AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira, and Bains brothers of Lok Insaf Party (LIP) and Bahujan Samaj Party state president Rashpal Raju has announced an alliance together ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election in an Insaaf march at Patiala on[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Sunday. He will undergo a kidney stone removal procedure. The 76-year-old Chief Minister wrote on Twitter on Sunday: “Got myself admitted to the PGI Chandigarh today evening for removal of[Read More…]
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…]
Chandigarh: The panchayat election date has been announced in Punjab. Voting will happen on December 30 and the same day later in the evening after the voting is over, counting of votes will start. Official notification will be issued on December 15. The nomination will start on 15 December and[Read More…]
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…]
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…]
It was twenty years ago, during then Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s visit to Lahore, India had put the demand for a corridor to facilitate hurdle free, visa free movement of Sikh pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib.
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…]