Punjab

Phillaur police seizes 36000 liters of illicit liquor, chemicals

PHAGWARA: In a large scale campaign launched in view of coming elections, The Phillaur Police have unearthed a racket to prepare illicit liquor and raided on the banks of  Satluj River near Bilga and seized 36,600 Ltr of "Laahan" 8 litres of liquor jaggery and chemicals to prepare illicit liquor.

Punjab CM mours demise of former bureaucrat S.S.Brar

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the sad demise of senior ex-IAS officer Shivinder Singh Brar (67) who passed away at New Delhi after a brief illness this morning.

Akali Dal rebel Gurtej Singh returns to party

Gurtej Singh Ghuriana, a three-time legislator from Balluana Assembly constituency in Punjab, has returned to the Akali Dal after he left the party in 2017.

FIR registered against 30 candidates who got fraudulently enrolled in Indian army

LUDHIANA: On the complaint of Colonel Vishal Dubey, Director Recruiting, Army Recruiting Office, Ludhiana, an FIR has been registered against 30 candidates got fraudulently enrolled in the Indian Army between the period from 2014 to 2018 through Army Recruiting Office, Ludhiana, at Division Number 5 Police Station, here.

Khaira castigates Capt. Amarinder Singh for cheating cane growers on payment of their arrears

CHANDIGARH:  Sukhpal Singh Khaira president of Punjabi Ekta Party(PEP) today flayed Congress government led by Capt Amarinder Singh for ignoring the demands of cane growers who are forced to continue their agitation.

Punjab CM mourns passing away of CPI(M) leader Prof. Balwant Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed  grief over the sad demise of former MLA and ex-State Secretary of CPI (M) Prof. Balwant Singh (82), who passed away here at his residence this morning after a brief illness.

Punjab Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vigilance Bureau, nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Rahon Police Lines, SBS Nagar red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 15,000.

178 liquor vends allotted for Rs.944 Cr in Ludhiana district

LUDHIANA: The Liquor vends in Ludhiana district were allotted through draw system for a whopping Rs 944 crore for 2019-20 financial year. The entire process was completed in a hassle-free manner and transparently today. A total of 713 liquor vends in 149 groups of district Ludhiana were allotted today.

Punjab STF's ADGP for collective effort by society to wipe out drugs

JALANDHAR: Describing the drug problem as a socio-economic problem, the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Special Task Force (STF) against drugs, Punjab  Gurpreet Kaur Deo today said that every strata of society have to make a collective effort for completely wiping out this curse from the state.

Punjab CM calls for celebration of Holi in spirit of unity and harmony

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has greeted the people on the occasion of Holi, with a call for celebrating the traditional Indian festival with the colours of unity, tolerance, brotherhood and compassion.

Dismissal of bail application of Mantar Singh Brar brings out in open SAD role in Kotkapura firing

The Senior leader of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) and Cabinet Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today said that the dismissal of bail application of Ex-MLA of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Mantar Singh Brar by Faridkot court has brought the role of the previous regime out in the open regarding the firing on peaceful protestors at Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan who were staging a protest against the sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in 2015.

Put power reforms minus privatization in poll manifestos - AIPEF

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has made an appeal to all political parties to include power sector reforms minus privatization in their manifestos for the next general elections. The process of reforms in the power sector must continue in consultation with all the stake holders including electricity board engineers, said V K Gupta Spokesperson AIPEF.

Election Commission of India gives green signal to allotment of liquor vends for 2019-20

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has accorded it's approval to the allotment of the liquor vends for the year 2019-20.

ECI approves R N Dhoke as Punjab Police Nodal Officer for LS elections

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has approved the name of ADGP, Punjab Police Mr. R. N. Dhoke as the Nodal Officer, Incharge election cell of Punjab Police in connection with General elections.

Punjab CM orders Rs 12 lakh financial assistance to martyr Karamjeet Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the Defence Services Welfare Department to extend financial assistance of Rs. 12 lakh to the family of the Sep Karamjeet Singh, who was killed by the Pakistani troops who violated the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir on Monday.

AAP delegation meets CEO, seeks action against Minister Singla for code of conduct violations

CHANDIGARH: A delegation of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by met Leader of Opposition (LoP), Harpal Singh Cheema, met chief electoral officer (CEO) of Punjab and submitted a complaint against sitting Punjab minister Vijay Inder Singla, for alleged indulgence in the model code of conduct to influencing voters of Sangrur Parliamentary Constituency, openly misusing his official position.

Punjab Vigilance registers corruption case against two head constables, one nabbed

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau registered a corruption case against two head constables (HC) for accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000 cash and a cheuqe of Rs. 25,000. In this case one constable has been arrested.

Three day Holla Mohalla festival starts with religious fervor

ANANDPUR SAHIB: The historical Sikh festival of Holla Mohalla today began here at the birth place of Khalsa Panth with great enthusiasm amidst religious ceremony, marking Bhog of holy Guru Granth Sahib.

AAP demands special tax rebates and other packages for Punjab at par with hill states

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has held the successive governments in the state responsible for the huge slump in industry and demanded that the government in the saddle should come out of its cozy confines and help reviving the pace of industrial development by allowing special income tax rebate and other packages as allowed to certain hilly state in the country.

Take action against grand manor homes owners for taking law in their own hands : Manuke to government

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused the owners of the much-hyped Grand Manor Homes taken serious note of the breaking open the government seal to gain entry into the multi-crore project office.

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