PATIALA: With the results for the Patiala Urban bypoll set to be declared on Monday, the stakes are high for both the Patiala’s royal family and the ruling Akali-BJP alliance as the result is expected to be a game-changer, irrespective of whose favour it may be.
Chandigarh : The North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has urged Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to take up the matter of youths detained in the US for illegal immigration and take action against the erring travel agents.
Abohar : Congress Legislative Party Leader Sunil Jakhar said here today that 33,000 applications for blue cards had been collected by organising camps in a town which has a population of 1.75 lakh, including minors. He said 15,000 cards had been prepared and beneficiaries were being forced to attend photo-sessions sponsored by SAD workers and to humiliate them socially, pictures were being released through the regional media. Still, hundreds of government seed farm colony residents took to streets to express anguish over denial of such cards which entitles them to avail subsidised food grain under the Food Security Act, he added.
Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjit Singh addressing the protesters at Shalimar Garden in Kapurthala.
Chandigarh: Stakes are high for the royal family of Patiala and the ruling Akalis as the results of the bypolls to Patiala Assembly seats in Punjab are to be declared on Monday.
Abohar : Congress Legislature Party leader Sunil Jakhar today sat on a dharna along with sanitation workers of the local Municipal Council who have been protesting staff shortage for the past 16 days.
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.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday quashed the petition seeking relaxation of eligibility percentage for non-resident Indian (NRI) MBBS aspirants in Punjab medical colleges from 50% to 45% in qualifying All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT)-2014.