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Rajasthan has no claim over Ghaggar waters: Punjab
Chandigarh, September 25
Punjab has accused Rajasthan of not placing all relevant facts before the Ghaggar Standing Committee while seeking approval of schemes to utilise the waters of the Ghaggar, which it had no right to do.

News Analysis
Rahul’s visit lifts morale of Cong workers
Chandigarh, September 25
The just concluded visit of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi to Punjab has come as a shot in the arm for a fragmented Punjab Congress, whose leadership now realises the importance of remaining united.

His popularity worries SAD-BJP alliance
Jalandhar, September 25
Popularity of Rahul Gandhi among people of the state, especially the youth, has become a cause of worry for senior leaders of the SAD and the BJP.

Nod to Punjab ETT teachers’ appointment
Chandigarh, September 25
The final legal obstacle in the appointment of ETT teachers and secondary education providers in Punjab was today removed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.


No plan to join SAD, says dera chief’s kin
Amritsar, September 25
The Congress MLA from Bathinda, Harminder Singh Jassi, a close relative of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Raheem Singh, has said that he had absolutely no plan to join the SAD.



Sonia should’ve sent package for state: CM
Bathinda, September 25
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today described the Punjab visit of AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi as an attempt to mislead people of the state.


Docs to educate villagers on institutional deliveries
Patiala, September 25
Welcoming the Punjab government’s decision to extend the free delivery concession to mothers by waiving off the hospital charges in the government-run hospitals, the Rural Medical Services Association (RMSA), Punjab, said rural doctors would educate rural population about the need of institutional deliveries.

Farmers jostle to get quality seeds at a kisan mela in Bathinda on Thursday. Kisan mela proves a mess
Bathinda, September 25
A kisan mela organised today at the regional research station of Punjab Agricultural University in Bathinda remained a “mismanaged event” as farmers appeared dissatisfied.

Farmers jostle to get quality seeds at a kisan mela in Bathinda on Thursday. Tribune photo: Malkiat Singh

Farmers protest govt policies
Amritsar, September 25
A large number of farmers belonging to 17 farmers’ unions gheraoed the office of the deputy commissioner here today, protesting against the “anti-farmer” policies of the state and Central governments.

BBMB says no loss of generation
Chandigarh, September 25
The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has denied that the opening of flood gates of the Bhakra dam on September 21 had caused any generation loss.

Wild beast devours animals
Anandpur Sahib, September 25
A wild beast has devoured around a dozen animals in Changar village and surrounding villages during the past three months.

Minister warns against food adulteration
Mohali, September 25
Punjab’s health and family welfare minister, Prof Laxmi Kanta Chawla, has told the health officials to nab the “big fish” who indulge in malpractices, rather than catching the small-time vendors. Those indulging in adulteration should be boycotted socially by the traders fraternity.

Dental counselling deferred
Patiala, September 25
Counselling for admission to dental colleges of Punjab was deferred today after protests by candidates and their guardians over the procedure for second counselling laid down by the Medical Education Department of Punjab.

Wasu is legal adviser to CLP
Chandigarh, September 25
Senior advocate Joginder Singh Wasu has been appointed legal adviser to the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), according to a communication by party leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal.


High Court
DGP’s report on thrashing of boy sought
Chandigarh, September 25
The Bench of Chief Justice Tirath Singh Thakur and Justice Surya Kant has asked Punjab Director-General of Police (DGP) to submit a report on the alleged beating up of a boy with a belt in broad daylight in Sultanpur Lodhi.



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