Natural Calamities’ Funds
SAD flays Cong on white paper demand
Patiala, August 26
Flaying the Congress for its demand of issuance of white paper on utilisation of natural calamities’ funds in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has questioned the
locus standi of the Punjab Congress saying it should have instead sought river-water share and more share in Rs 72,000 crore Central farm loan waiver.
MLA for completing process of panchayat polls
Patiala, August 26
Samana MLA Brahm Mohindra said here yesterday even after four months the government had not completed the process of panchayat elections.
Rape, murder bid on Dalit woman
LJP’s march against police
Moga, August 26
The Lok Janshakti Party’s state unit today organised march against the police here for adopting callous attitude to alleged rape and attempt to murder of a Dalit woman panch of Samalsar village.
Jalandhar may have special NRI court soon
Jalandhar, August 26
At a press conference on proposed special Lok Adalat in Jalandhar on August 30, district and sessions judge Gurdev Singh hoped the district might get special NRI court soon.
Fake Currency Seizures
Funds to fuel terror: Intelligence agencies
Chandigarh, August 26
The seizures of fake currency in the past fortnight have set intelligence agencies in Punjab speculating about
the renewed attempt to channel funds for terror activities in the country.
Bihar Governor hurt in mishap
R.L. Bhatia, Governor of Bihar, today received bruises on head as his
cavalcade and the escort vehicle were got involved in an accident on way
to Rajasansi airport.
Rs 300 cr for better grain markets
Ghanaur (Patiala), August 26
Rupees 300 crore would be spent to upgrade 14 grain markets in the state , said Ajmer Singh
Lakhowal, chairman of the Punjab Mandi Board.
Ex-soldiers unhappy with pay panel report
Gurdaspur, August 26
Dharam Singh, president, the Rashtriya Raksha Dal, Punjab, today said the Sixth Pay Commission and review committee report had failed to meet aspirations of the defence personnel and ex-servicemen.