CHANDIGARH: Leader of the Opposition Sunil Jakhar on Monday accused the Punjab government of being “a mere puppet in the hands of the sand mafia” by not auctioning the 39 quarries in the state that were given the nod by the Centre in June.
Kapurthala : Congress supporters, led by the Punjab Pradesh Congress committee spokesperson, Sukhpal Singh Khaira, today demonstrated in front of the Civil Hospital here against the murder of a party worker at Raipur Arayian village near Subhanpur yesterday.
Kapurthala : Brutal killing of an innocent youth reinforces the fact, that there is no rule of law in Punjab, there is complete anarchy, jungle raj, and breakdown of constitution in the state, said
Chandigarh: Congress in Punjab on Monday flayed the Parkash Singh Badal government for not supplying ration to Anganwadi centres for midday meal for poor children.
Chandigarh: The Opposition Congress on Monday sought a one-day session of the Punjab Assembly over the sky-rocketing sand prices in the state due to the stranglehold of the sand mafia.
Patiala : Farmers in over a dozen villages in Devigarh and Sanaur areas are up in arms against the Irrigation Department. They allege they have not been getting regular water supply for their fields following widespread water theft. The farmers allege the culprits are close to a senior SAD leader.
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday at the centre of a row over his “small rape incident” remark with attack being mounted on him from various quarters even as he said he had not referred to any particular case and that he had no intention of trivialising any crime.
Jalandhar : The Punjab Police have declared 663 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) proclaimed offenders (PO) in matrimonial disputes and other criminal cases. Of the 27 police districts in Punjab, Doaba region, the hub of NRIs, accounts for more than half of the proclaimed offenders. Most of them have been declared wanted for solemnising sham marriages and ditching their spouses in Punjab.