Sunday, December 9, 2001, Chandigarh, India

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Several ’84 riot victims denied relief
‘Favouritism’ in distribution of plots, shops
Ludhiana, December 8
It is a classic case of thieves fighting over the distribution of spoils. Thanks to certain opportunist and self-seeking leaders of riot victims, a number of them have managed to grab the lion’s share of the largesse doled out to them by the state government, while many of the genuine victims of the 1984 riots in Delhi and elsewhere were yet to get any kind of relief or assistance in the shape of ration depots, shops, booths or flats.

Police on the lookout for politician’s nephew
Suspect charged with attempt to murder
Ludhiana, December 8
In a significant case, the local police is on the lookout for an alleged criminal, wanted in over 10 cases, including managing the illegal bus operating business in the city.

Tandon unlikely to contest from city
Ludhiana, December 8
Senior BJP leader and the Minister for Local Bodies, Mr Balramji Dass Tandon is learnt to have expressed his reluctance to the party to contest from Ludhiana (West). Sources in the BJP revealed that Mr Tandon has made up his mind to contest from Rajpura constituency which he is representing in the current Assembly.


Teachers’ rally at A.S. College for Women
Ludhiana, December 8
A teachers’ rally was organised here at the A.S. College for Women in support of the ongoing strike of college teachers in the state.

Markets on footpaths ‘upset’ pedestrians 
Ludhiana, December 8
Going by the dictionary, a footpath is a way or track made for or by people walking.
Come to Ludhiana and you would find that this definition of a footpath does not hold good here.

Bodies of father, son found
Jagraon, December 8
The bodies of Jhilman Singh, a farmer aged about 50 years, and his son Hardeep Singh (20) of Agwar Dalla were found in a pool of blood at an isolated place, about 200 yards from Bridge Dalla, near Kothe Rahlan.

Cong leaders put up a united face
Ludhiana, December 8
With elections only three months away, local Congress leaders, who otherwise do not see eye to eye with each other, shared the dais for the first time at a rally organised by Mr Surinder Dawer, president of the District Congress Committee, Ludhiana (Urban).

Enraged Kanshi upsets workers
Khanna, December 8
Mr Kanshi Ram, BSP supremo, shocked party workers by declaring a rally organised here today cancelled. He left the venue without delivering the speech.


Sewa Dal attacks SAD-BJP govt
Ludhiana, December 8
In keeping with the programme to mobilise support for the party candidates in the coming Assembly elections, the Congress Sewa Dal organised meetings in Block No 11, Simla Puri and New Shakti Nagar localities in the city.

Cong promises clean admn
Amloh, December 8
Various welfare schemes launched by the SAD-BJP government in the state like old-age pensions, scholarships to students, travel concession to women above 60 years etc are on the verge of closure as the money meant for these schemes was being diverted towards sangat darshan programmes by the government, said Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, Member Parliament, while addressing the gathering at a conference of Congress in Amloh constituency in Grain Market here on Friday.

Woman dies of burn injuries
Sahnewal, December 8
A 22-year-old woman of Jugiana village succumbed to her injuries at the Civil Hospital, Ludhiana, on Friday evening.


Migrant woman held with ganja
Ludhiana, December 8
Mira, a Bihari woman, a resident of Gujjar Colony on the Rahon road, was arrested last night near the octroi post on Meharban road by a police party headed by Mr Gurchetan Singh, SI, while she was on her way to deliver a consignment of one and a half kilogram of ganja to a customer. 
  • Pistol recovered
  • House usurped
  • Gamblers held
  • Cases of fraud
  • Injured



Seminar on role of police, lawyers
Ludhiana, December 8
A seminar on “Role of Police and Lawyer in the Judicial System” held here yesterday at the Old Court Complex by the Young Lawyers Association, Ludhiana. The seminar was attended by many advocates and senior police officials.


Gill memorial sports results
Ludhiana, December 8
Sansarpur will take on the Star Club, Jalandhar, in the final of the 21st Captain Manjeet Singh Gill Memorial Tournament being organised by the Gill Sports Club, in association with the Gram Panchayat, at Dhamot today.


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