Punjab ignored in interim Budget: Mann Gang working against me, alleges Daler
Gang working against me, alleges Daler
The Department of Cooperation, Punjab, will soon launch a comprehensive health insurance scheme for over 10 lakh farming families in the state. It will enable them to avail of quality medical treatment free of cost up to Rs 2 lakh in the listed hospitals and reputed health institutions.
Probe against former BJP ministers soon, says CM
For leaders of various political parties, Sangrur has become a most sought after constituency. Mr Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, a senior Akali leader, has already started campaign in the constituency.
The Punjab Police is contemplating on changing the locations of offices of various senior functionaries of the police for better management.
The stage is all set for a high profile contest at Jalandhar parliamentary seat, otherwise known for favouring Congress candidates in the past, as Mr Naresh Gujral, a son of former Prime Minister, Mr Inder Kumar Gujral, today hinted at joining the party led by a former Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, soon.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee is likely to terminate the services of Mr Harbeant Singh, its suspended secretary tomorrow, it was reliably learnt here today.
Five occupants of a jeep were killed and three others injured when a private bus hit the vehicle outside a sugarcane factory on the Hanumangarh road yesterday.
Out of the five persons killed in the rail accident here yesterday, four were cremated amid heart-rending scenes.
Devinder Kumar, alias Ishwar (38), a grandson of former Punjab Minister late Bhagwan Dass (Jaito wale), was killed on the spot while five others were injured when the Qualis, in which they were travelling, collided head on with a military vehicle near Mastuana Sahib, 5 km from here today. The occupants of the Qualis were going to Karnal from Jaito.
The Punjab State Recognised and Government Aided School Pensioners Association, Bathinda, today accused the state government of discriminating with those teachers, who had retired from government-aided schools regarding payment of allowances.
The release of a picture of model of a temple to be constructed in the premises of the ancient Ram Tirath Temple has courted controversy. The picture was released by Mr Om Parkash Gabbar, Deputy Mayor, who is also head of the Bhagwan Balmiki Ashram Dhuna Sahib Association at a press conference here today.
Truck operators representing various truck unions of the district today demonstrated in front of the residence of local MLA, Arvind Khanna, and held a rally in front of the office of the Deputy Commissioner here in protest against alleged forced ousting of local truck union from the truck union complex and sacrilege units taking possession of the land by the administration some days ago.
Residents of Nangal today protested against hike in water and sewerage charges effected by the Punjab government.
The district police has nabbed Suresh Agarwal, Managing Director, Kanwar Vijay Food Private Limited, Surat (Gujarat), for allegedly defrauding Ajay Kumar of Jackshan Laboratories, M/s Subh Lazmi Enterprises. He has been remanded in police custody till February 11.
The district police today succeeded in solving a murder case with the arrest of four persons, including an eunuch.
A 15-year-old student of class X was allegedly raped by truck driver and a shopkeeper.
A criminal case has been registered against Jeet Singh, former Reader of a Mansa court, in the city police station for his alleged involvement in tampering with a document annexed in the file of a litigant, Ms Chitan Kaur, who had filed a civil suit in the Mansa court in connection with a property dispute about seven years ago.
To commemorate the 500th Parkash Utsav of Guru Angad Dev this year, the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, today announced the institution of a merit scholarship scheme in his name for students belonging to the economically weaker sections. The scheme envisages annual scholarships of Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000 to each Dalit student who passes classes X and XII, respectively, with 60 per cent or more marks.