Punjab

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.
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.
Jalandhar (rural) Police arrest a Mumbai based couple, recovers 700 gm Heroin
JALANDHAR: Tightening noose on the smugglers, Jalandhar (rural) Police arrested a Mumbai based couple, recovered 700 gm Heroin out of their possession 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.
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.
ECI issues directions for submission of extra stamp size photograph by LS candidates
CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued instructions to candidates contesting Parliamentary Elections 2019 to submit one extra recent stamp size photograph, in addition to one submitted by them alongwith nomination form, for printing on the ballot paper.
Labour dept to appoint nodal officers for cacilitating making of votes of migrant labourers
CHANDIGARH: With an aim to ensure migrant labourers working in state get their votes made, Labour Department has decided to appoint nodal officers in each district.
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.
Transgender Becomes District ICON to mobilise Masses For Voting
NAWANSHAHR: Taking a leap ahead in awareness activities under Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation Programme (SVEEP), district Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar has taken path breaking initiative for roping in transgender voters by designating one of them Preeti Mahant as District ICON.
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.
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.
AAP to go alone in Punjab, alliance talks with SAD (Taksali) failed

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) has announced to go alone in Lok Sabha election in Punjab after its talks for an alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal(Taksali) headed by former Akali Dal minister Ranjit Singh Brahmpura reached a deadlock on the issue of fielding candidate from Anandour Sahib seat.

AAP demands special tax rebates and other packages for Punjab at par with hill states
CHANDIGARH: 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.
Captain govt responsible for the Elementary teachers’ bridge course mess: AAP
CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has taken a serious view of the uncertainty looming over the fate of thousands of untrained elementary teachers who might face marching orders owing to their failure to undergoing 6-month mandatory Bridge Course.
Captain violated model code by making more 'fake promises' on 2nd anniversary of govt: AAP
CHANDIGARH: The member of parliament from Sangrur and AAP state president Bhagwant Mann on sunday accused chief minister Capt.
PEP issues chargesheet against Congress Government in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Singh Khaira president of Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) today issued chargesheet against Congress government in Punjab and blamed the chief minister for misleading the people on perfiormance of his government during the last two years.
Rs.23.5 crore seized in Punjab after election code pf conduct enforced:CEO
CHANDIGARH: After Model Code of Conduct come into force in the state in view of Lok Sabha polls, the enforcement teams have seized valuables worth Rs.
Punjab Police intelligence wing busts ISI espionage network, arrests man from Jalandhar
CHANDIGARH: Intelligence Wing of Punjab Police has busted an espionage racket active in the state with the arrest of Ram Kumar, resident of Fazilka District from Jalandhar.
No alliance talks with AAP in Punjab, Congress needs no allies: Capt Amarinder Singh
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has categorically denied any alliance talks with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or any other party, for the May 19 Lok Sabha elections in the state.
Clinical Establishments Act in Punjab soon: Health Minister
MOHALI: Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra on Wednesday reiterated to adopt the Clinical Establishments Act in the state soon.
CEO holds meeting with Political Parties of Punjab
CHANDIGARH: In a run up to the Parliamentary Elections, Chief Election Officer, Punjab Dr.
Khaira demands white paper on drug menace in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Sukhpal Singh Khaira President of Punjab Ekta Party(PEP) today told Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to issue a white paper on drug menace in Punjab and blamed the Chief Minister for making false statements on curbing the activities of drug mafia in state.

Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago expands its working board

PALATRINE, IL: Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) (www.

Defeat Capt Amarinder to force him to implement poll promises: Sukhbir Singh Badal

PATIALA: Shiromni Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today urged the people to wake chief minister Capt Amrinder Singh from his deep slumber by defeating the Congress in the forthcoming parliamentary polls in order to force him to implement the promises made to the people.

Phillaur police arrested two foreign national drug peddlers
PHILLAUR: The Phillaur Police have arrested two foreign nationals Drugs Peddlers women identified as Golden(26) resident of Winfrida Tanzania and Maria Salum(28) resident of Sumbawanga in Tanzania presently residing in Dwarka Colony New Delhi and recovered 200 Gms of heroin from their possession here today.
Punjab CEO asks DCs to to implement election code in letter and spirit
CHANDIGARH: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing the poll schedule for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model code of conduct has come into force in the State with immediate effect.
Vet Varsity to organize 26th ‘Pashu Palan Mela’ from 15th March 2019
LUDHIANA: Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana will organize two days Pashu Palan Mela on March 15 and 16, 2019.
PDA reaches at consensus on seat sharing for Lok Sabha poll: Khaira
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Democratic Alliance(PDA) arrives at consensus on 12 Lok Sabha seats to provide a clean third alternative to the corrupt traditional parties, CPI and RMPI Pasla group joins PDA.
Notification for Lok Sabha poll in Punjab to be issued on April 22

CHANDIGARH: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing the poll schedule for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model code of conduct has come into force in the State with immediate effect.

Punjab govt hold talks with Ministrial staff to end strike at eleventh hour
CHANDIGARH: Few hours before Election Commission of India announced the schedule for the Lok Sabha polls, the Punjab Government today held a meeting with representatives of Punjab State Ministerial Unions to resolve the impasse resulting from the strike by government employees and thrash out measures to persuade the employees to immediately resume duties.
Capt Amarinder says 'will win all 13 seats', screening committee discussed candidates
CHANDIGARH: Exuding confidence of the Congress sweeping all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday joined other members of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Screening Committee at Delhi in shortlisting the names of candidates for the party.
Punjab CM warns rebels, says PPCC president Sunil Jakhar to contest from Gurdaspur
PATHANKOT: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday warned Congress ticket aspirants rebelling against any of the official candidates of the party for the forthcoming parliamentary elections of expulsion from the party.
Punjab State Social Welfare Board organised Cleanliness drive on Women's Day
CHANDIGARH: On the eve of International Women’s Day today, the Punjab State Social Welfare Board organized Swachh Bharat Abhiyan with active participation of the staff in the office led by the Chairperson Gursharan Kaur Randhawa.
Punjab CM inaugurates Rs.800 cr Pepsico franchise, varun Beverages Greenfield facility
PATHANKOT: In a major boost to the state’s industrial development, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday inaugurated a Rs.
Transport mafia flourishing in Punjab under protective patron of govt: Bhagwant Mann
CHANDIGARH: Punjab unit chief of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Member of Parliament (MP) from Sangrur, Bhagwant Mann said in a statement issued from party headquarters in Chandigarh here on Friday that, like the land/liquor mafia rampant in the state, transport mafia was flourishing under the protective patronage of Captain Amarinder Singh Government.
IGP Umranangal gets partial relief from High Court in Behbal Kalan firing case
CHANDIGARH: Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted partial relief to Punjab Police Inspector General Paramraj Singh Umranangal who is lodged in jail in a case related to police firing on Sikh protesters at Behbal Kalan in 2015.
Punjab Police Inspector caught red handed taking Rs.one lakh bribe
CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Sub Inspector red handed for accepting bribe of Rs 1 lakh.
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