Ducks duck into water to beat the heat in a pond at Tiger Safari near Ludhiana.
— Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
NRI dowry victim comes to India for justice
Mandi Ahmedgarh, May 7
An NRI bride Karamdeep Kaur, who had been harassed by her Punjabi groom and in-laws to bring more dowry, has been asked by the police to come here and join the investigations against her in-laws.
Two arrested in dowry harassment case
Jagraon, May 7
A man and his brother were arrested in a dowry harassment case here today. The Magistrate remanded them to the police custody for one day.
It is reported that Mehak Sharma, a local resident, was married to Dinesh Kumar
of this town.
INTUC seeks representation
on various panels
Ludhiana, May 7
The Indian National Trade Union Congress has urged the Centre to give
representation to them on the District Grievances Redressal Committee, the Sales
Tax Advisory Committee, the Telephone Advisory Committee, the Wages Committee,
the Employees State Insurance, Vigilance Committee and the Employees Provident
Fund Regional Committee.
Sukhbir woos Dalit youths
Ludhiana, May 7
With the SAD getting into election mode, the party has made efforts to rope in the youth of the state. In this context, party general secretary and MP Sukhbir Singh Badal addressed three events here today.
SAD general secretary Sukhbir Singh Badal addresses a rally of the youth wing of the party at Alamgir near Ludhiana on Sunday.
— Photo by I.V.
Dullo comes down heavily on BJP yatras
Khanna, May 7
“Wherever BJP leaders have taken out rath yatras, there have been communal riots. They talk of ahimsa and shanti, but spread himsa and ashanti,” said Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, president of the PPCC, while addressing a rally of the Youth Congress on the arrival of the “prerna yatra” here today.
Leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal have always been critical for the easy-,going approach of the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh and his weakness for ensuring his personal comforts. Even a desert cooler at any of his functions makes big issue for the Akalis to comment. But the Akali workers themselves do not seem to lag behind when it comes to providing comforts to their leaders.