Vigilance Case against Amarinder
Congressmen urge Bhattal to launch agitation
Gurdaspur, June 21
Congress leaders today appealed to PPCC chief Rajinder Kaur Bhattal to announce a statewide protest programme against the
SAD-BJP government for registering a false case against former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
No vendetta against Capt, says Sukhbir
Patiala, June 21
Continuing his tirade against former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has made it clear that there was no element of political vendetta in the registration of a case of disproportionate assets by the Vigilance Bureau against the
Tarn Taran: 9 elected unopposed
Tarn Taran, June 21
Nine candidates have been elected unopposed for the local 19-member Municipal Council while two nominees have been declared victorious unopposed from the Patti Municipal Council.
Cong wants Central forces in Majitha
Amritsar, June 21
Terming the death of Rattan Lal, Congress worker, a cold-blooded murder, Sukhjinder Raj Singh
(Lalli) Majithia, president, District Congress Committee (Rural), stated they would not contest the Municipal Committee elections till the Central Reserve Police Force
(CRPF) or Central forces were deployed in the region.
6 to fight polls as independents after Cong ticket row
Pathankot, June 21
Six Congress candidates from ward number 4,19 and 32 of the local Municipal Council have been declared independent candidates by
SDM-cum-returning-officer Ajmer Singh here late last night.
CM holds meeting with Kang
Amritsar, June 21
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today held a meeting with Akali MLA Manjinder Singh Kang at the latterís house here and heard his grievances with some senior party leaders and bureaucrats.
Sarabjitís family begins to rejoice
Bhikhiwind, June 21
Buoyed up by news telecast by TV channels that the Pakistan government was going to commute death sentence into life imprisonment, family members of Sarabjit said their prayers had been answered and hopefully he would be released soon to rejoin the
CM, SAD chief hail Pak decision
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today hailed the Pakistan government commuting the death sentence of two Indians Sarabjit Singh and Kirpal Singh to life imprisonment. He hoped the process would be taken forward to a logical conclusion resulting in the release of the two Indians.
EC for strict enforcement of code
Hoshiarpur, June 21
The Election Commission of India has instructed all states to strictly enforce the election code of conduct in all elections under para VII of the code for the guidance of political parties and candidates.
Security beefed up in Bathinda
Bathinda, June 21
The district police sounded high alert and beefed up security at the deras of the sect.