Friday, November 1, 2002, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi




Top stories | Community  
Crime | Education  


SGPC poll: Home Ministry keeping watch
Ludhiana, October 31
The Union Home Ministry is monitoring the situation in Punjab, particularly in the context of the scheduled elections to the post of the president of the SGPC.

Dara Singh’s breath reeked of liquor: docs
Amritsar, October 31
Facing criticism after the arrest of Mr Dara Singh, suspended member of the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission (SGJC), the police today once again tried to prove that he was in an inebriated state by presenting two medical officers to substantiate their earlier version.

Amritsar DC shifted
Chandigarh, October 31
While ordering transfers of seven IAS and 21 PCS officers, the Punjab Government today shifted the Deputy Commissioner of Amritsar, Mr S.S. Puri. He has been replaced by Mr Iqbal Singh Sidhu, Managing Director of the Punjab Financial Corporation.

Vedanti opposes politics in religion
Ludhiana, October 31
Akal Takht Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti today honoured members of the family of Beant Singh, a slain assassin of former PM Indira Gandhi, at a function organised by the Dal Khalsa here this noon. The Jathedar also announced that the Takht would bear expenses on the education of the two sons — Jaswinder Singh and Sarbjit Singh — of the deceased.

Fatehgarh Sahib


SYL: Punjab will soon file petition in SC
Fatehgarh Sahib, October 31
Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab Chief Minister, today maintained his stand that Punjab would soon file a fresh petition in the Supreme Court for the adjudication of the share of river waters between Punjab and Haryana.


Sankalp divas observed
Fatehgarh Sahib, October 31
The Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, addressed a rally here today on the occasion of Rashtriya Sankalp Divas to commemorate the martyrdom day of Indira Gandhi. He said Indira Gandhi laid down her life for strengthening the bonds of communal harmony, peace and universal brotherhood.

Brij Lal assails Akalis
Chandigarh, October 31
By observing the “ Rashtriya Sankalp Divas” at Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, today made it clear to the communal forces that they should stop playing destructive politics in the state.

MLA land grab case: HC stays dispossession
Chandigarh, October 31
In an alleged land grab case reportedly involving Beas MLA Jasbir Singh Dimpa, Mr Justice S.S. Nijjar and Mr Justice S.K. Mittal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today directed that the landowners shall not be dispossessed.

Notice issued to CBI
Chandigarh, October 31
Taking up a public interest litigation accusing the government of being involved in “operation-coverup”, instead of revealing the truth in the Punjab Public Service Commission recruitment scam, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today directed the issuance of notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation after it was impleaded as a party.

  • Pre-arrest bail for Aulakh

Competitions mark Ghadri Mela
Jalandhar, October 31
Students from various schools and colleges participated in a painting and quiz competition organised on the second day of Mela Ghadri Babbian da being organised by the Desh Bhagat Yaadgar Hall Committee at the Desh Bhagat Yaadgar Hall here today.

List of PPCC executive given to Kidwai
Phagwara, October 31
A 51-member list of the PPCC executive committee had been submitted to Ms Mohsina Kidwai, in charge of Party’s Punjab affairs, for the approval of the Party High Command, according to Mr H.S. Hanspal, president, PPCC, here tonight.

Ramoowalia draws flak over trust affairs
Chandigarh, October 31
The Parbandhak Committee of Sri Takht Harmandar Sahib, Patna, has taken a serious view of the functioning of Mr Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, MP, as President of the Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College Trust and asked him to run the affairs of the trust in accordance with the provisions of the trust deed executed by its founder, Mouleshwar Prasad Singh.

Pherurai gets judicial custody
Ferozepore, October 31
Former district police chief Gurcharan Singh Pherurai was today remanded in judicial custody until November 9 in a case of fake arms licences registered against him.

BKU (E) men booked for disrupting traffic
Bathinda, October 31
The police has registered cases against 26 members of various farmers’ unions, including the district president of the BKU (E), Mr Jhanda Singh Jethuke, for their alleged involvement in disrupting rail and road traffic on October 29 and 30.

The police lathi charge on a group of irate shopkeepersEncroachments razed; 4 hurt in lathi charge
Amritsar, October 31
More than 60 personnel of the local Municipal Corporation headed by the Additional Commissioner, Mr Kirpal Singh, razed encroachments in front of the bus stand up to Pingalwara here today.

The police lathi charge on a group of irate shopkeepers in Amritsar on Thursday. — Photo Rajiv Sharma

Army stops work on 11 roads 
Ferozepore, October 31
Army officials have stopped the construction work going on at 11 link roads in Jalalabad subdivision of this border district. The project of construction of roads in the backward rural border areas was initiated under the Prime Minister Garaam Sarak Yojana (PMGSY) (phase-3) special area programme.

Companies told to pay Rs 75,000 as compensation
Mansa, October 31
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, here has ordered two companies to pay Rs 75,000 to Mr Manohar Lal of Ladal village, Sangrur district, the complainant, as compensation on account of loss of crop, expenses incurred by the complainant, mental tension and physical harassment.

Staff resent case registration
Bathinda, October 31
A section of employees of the Food Corporation of India have said the case registered against one of their colleagues by the District Vigilance Bureau under the Prevention of Corruption Act was not sustainable.


Man held for selling intoxicants
Faridkot, October 31
The police here has arrested Chaman Lal, a salesman at R.K. Medical Store for allegedly selling intoxicants yesterday. However, Rajesh Kumar, proprietor of the store, managed to escape. A case under Section 188, Cr PC and Sections 22, 61, 85, NDPS Act, has been registered against both of them.

Three members of a gangMembers of gang arrested
Bathinda, October 31
The police has arrested five members of a gang, including its leader, allegedly involved in various cases of murder, rape and theft in Punjab and Haryana.

Three members of a gang, who were allegedly involved in cases of rape, murder and theft, with policemen at Bathinda on Thursday.
— Photo Kulbir Beera

Three killed in accident


Randhawa group sweeps varsity poll
Amritsar, October 31
The Randhawa group last night swept the Guru Nanak Dev University non-teaching elections by winning all posts of office-bearer by defeating the Bath group.

Home | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | In Spotlight | Chandigarh Tribune | Ludhiana Tribune
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
122 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |