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Candidates sleep uneasy
Ludhiana, January 12
The election expenditure cash limit of Rs 16 lakh has candidates in a spot. Political parties and candidates are finding it difficult to book expenditure in consonance with the rates given in the rate list provided by the district election officer.

Poll Code Violation
Notices to SAD, Cong candidates
Ludhiana, January 12
Notices have been served on both the SAD and Congress candidates from the Dakha constituency for violating the model code of conduct.

Candidates take to networking sites to woo voters
Ludhiana, January 12
With candidates wooing voters through Facebook, door-to-door election campaigning has now become passé.


Over 250 candidates file papers
Ludhiana, January 12
The filing of nomination papers by candidates for the coming Assembly elections, scheduled for January 30, ended here today with a total of 260 candidates putting in their papers from 14 constituencies in Ludhiana.

Seven criminals nabbed
Ludhiana, January 12
Policemen and criminals have something in common. While some policemen were transferred out of the city so they could not influence voters, notorious criminals have been nabbed and sent to jail to ensure the smooth conduct of the elections.


Constituency Watch: Ludhiana South
Nothing in the name of development
A view of a public park in the Gyaspura area of Ludhiana.Ludhiana, January 12
The development and business interest of small-scale sector will once again be the winning formula in the Ludhiana-South constituency.

A view of a public park in the Gyaspura area of Ludhiana. photo: inderjeet verma

Manpreet Ayali files papers
Ludhiana, January 12
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate from the Dakha Assembly constituency, Manpreet Singh Ayali, filed his nomination papers with SDM (West) and Returning Officer Kuljit Pal Singh Mahi.

Candidates’ Take

Bhattal tries to placate miffed leaders
Sahnewal, January 12
Former Deputy CM and Opposition leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal today visited annoyed Congressmen of the Sahnewal constituency in an attempt to placate them.

Employment, drugs burning issues for youngsters
Youngsters want the area to be a drug-free zone. The drug menace is rampant in the area. The young generation especially the first-time voters feel that they will vote for the candidate who will ensure that the menace of drugs will not spread its tentacles in the area.

Youngsters want the area to be a drug-free zone. A Tribune photograph

Cong, rebel SAD candidates file papers
Ludhiana, January 12
Congress candidate Gurmel Singh Pehalwan and rebel SAD councillor Daljit Singh Grewal were among seven candidates who filed their nomination papers from the Ludhiana East segment before returning officer Daljit Kaur here today.

Gathering warmth
Celebrate Lohri on the campus in Ludhiana on Thursday.
Students of INIFD Celebrate Lohri on the campus in Ludhiana on Thursday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Frequent traffic jams harrow residents
Jagraon, January 12
There seems to be no end to the woes of shopkeepers as well as residents of various localities situated on the Tehsil Road, Jagraon, from frequent traffic jams. Be it morning, afternoon or evening, one can always see vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on the road.

Farm experts for judicious use of fertilisers
Ludhiana, January 12
An interactive session on resource conservation agricultural technologies “Leaf Colour Chart (LCC), Laser Land Leveller, Happy Seeder (HS) and Tensiometer” was held here today.

Sunflower oil prices may rise, say experts
Ludhiana, January 12
To help farmers in taking sowing decisions regarding sunflower, the Agricultural Market Intelligence Centre (AMIC) of the department of economics and sociology, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), has gathered and analysed market intelligence from various sources.

Lohri is here
Montessori School, BRS Nagar, celebrate Lohri in Ludhiana.
Students of ABC Montessori School, BRS Nagar, celebrate Lohri in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

16 challaned for smoking at public places
Ludhiana, January 12
On the directions of Chief Medical Officer Dr Subhash Batta, a district-level task force challaned 16 persons for smoking at public places.

Dairy farmers vow to check adulteration
Mandi Ahmedgarh, January 12
Dairy farmers of the area took a pledge today to help the administration deal with issues such as adulteration of milk products and the widespread power crisis. The farmers decided to increase the use of biogas micro and mini power generators and to increase milk yield by checking malnutrition of their milch cattle.




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