Ropar:“The sand mafia supported by SAD-BJP alliance in the state has been charging “gunda tax” near the quarries in Ropar district and money collected through it will be used in the election campaign,” stated sitting MP and Congress candidate for Lok Sabha elections Ravneet Singh Bittu here on Monday.
Chandigarh : Punjab Congress spokesperson Sukhpal Singh Khaira has written to the Election Commission (EC), seeking legal action against Bholath legislator Bibi Jagir Kaur and others for laying foundation stones of community centres in Kapurthala district using MPLAD funds of Hoshiarpur MP Santosh Chowdhary.
Chandigarh : The Punjab Government’s flagship Atta Dal Scheme has met with disapproval of the state Election Commission.
Chandigarh : President of the All-India Jat Maha Sabha and former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today announced a campaign against the Chief Minister to inform the people that the latter had "harmed" the interests of the Jats in the state by delaying a decision on including them in the Backward Class (BC) category.
Chandigarh: The Congress on Wednesday flayed the SAD-BJP government for non-payment of salaries to the state government staff, saying the functioning of government departments was paralysed, causing problems to the people.
Chandigarh : The main Opposition Congress on Monday boycotted the Governor’s address to the state legislature and staged a “slogan-shouting” walkout to mark its protest against “continuation of Ministers allegedly named in the multi-crore drugs racket”.
New Delhi: A day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues tendered their resignations, the Union Cabinet tonight recommended imposition of the President’s Rule in Delhi with the state Assembly kept in suspended animation.
London: A British Sikh head of a school has alleged that he was pushed out of his post by the school’s Muslim governors for opposing their move to ban sex education classes and allow only Halal food.