ASI accused of neglecting probe in triple murder
Mandi Ahmedgarh, November 2
Even after three weeks of the availability of the chemical examination report of the viscera of three minor brothers whose badly decomposed bodies were recovered from a locked car here two months ago, the investigating officer was yet to receive it and proceed further accordingly.
The bodies were found in an Opel Astra car (HR 10 B 4353) at a plot owned by Kulwinder Singh, a transporter, on August 14. The car belonged to an insurance agent, Karamjit Singh.
Move to include Raikote in Barnala district resented
Ludhiana November 2
Residents of the Raikote area have resented the reported move of the government to include the subdivision in the newly proposed Barnala district. The residents have been maintaining that Raikote has historically been a part of Ludhiana. Moreover, Raikote has geographic proximity with Ludhiana than with Barnala, they said.
Hike in wheat MSP hailed
Ludhiana, November 2
The increase of Rs 100 per quintal in the minimum support price of wheat has been hailed and termed as a step which would go a long way in sustaining the agricultural economy of the region besides improving the financial health of farmers.
A nagar kirtan being taken out ahead of Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary in Ludhiana on Thursday.—
Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
BJP holds workers’ session
Ludhiana, November 2
The BJP today held a marathon session of its workers at the ward and booth level in view of the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state.
The meeting was presided over by the state party president, Mr Avinash Rai Khanna, and attended among others by the district president, Dr Subash Verma, Mr Prashant Kumar, Mr Satpal Gosain, Mr Anil Sarin, Prof Rajinder Bhandari and Mr Shakti Sharma.
Truck unionists stage dharna
Sahnewal, November 2
Members of the Truck Operators Union of Sahnewal today blocked the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road at Ramgarh for more than an hour in protest against the alleged non-cooperative attitude of the traffic personnel deployed at the place.