Punjab

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  • VB launches search to nab accused officers in multi-crore irrigation scam

    VB launches search to nab accused officers in multi-crore irrigation scam

    With the Punjab and Haryana High Court turning down to the bail pleas filed by a contractor and top officials of Punjab irrigation department in an alleged scam of over Rs 1,000 Crore, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Saturday......

    November 19, 2017
  • Punjab to form new force to check militant threats

    Punjab to form new force to check militant threats

    To check the threats by militant, the Punjab Cabinet on Friday approved the creation of a Special Operation Group (SOG) with non-fiscal incentives for those personnel who join the new force. The SOG will contain, counter and neutralise militant threats......

    November 18, 2017
  • Will use all our might to protect India’s sovereignty: President Kovind

    Will use all our might to protect India’s sovereignty: President Kovind

    Assuring that India was “firmly committed to peace”, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said if needed, the nation would use all its might to protect its sovereignty. Speaking at a ceremony after awarding Standards to the 223 Squadron and......

    November 16, 2017
  • 'Proud to be Supreme Commander of valiant Indian Air Force'

    'Proud to be Supreme Commander of valiant Indian Air Force'

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said he was “proud” to be Supreme Commander of the “magnificent men and women” of “valiant” Indian Air Force. Speaking at a ceremony at the Air Force Station, Adampur, Punjab, Kovind awarded Standards to......

    November 16, 2017
  • Stubble burning: Cash-strapped Punjab wants Centre to provide 100 pc subsidy  

    Stubble burning: Cash-strapped Punjab wants Centre to provide 100 pc subsidy  

    Under fire over incidents of stubble burning, cash-strapped Punjab government has been urging the Centre to help in dissuading farmers from the practice by offering 100 per cent subsidy on straw management machinery and Rs. 2000 per acre incentive for......

    November 12, 2017
  • Stubble burning: Cash-strapped Punjab wanted Centre to provide 100% subsidy

    Stubble burning: Cash-strapped Punjab wanted Centre to provide 100% subsidy

    Under fire over incidents of stubble burning, cash-strapped Punjab government has been urging the Centre to help in dissuading farmers from the practice by offering 100 per cent subsidy on straw management machinery and Rs 2000 per acre incentive for......

    November 11, 2017
  • Punjab gangster goes live on Facebook from prison; 7 booked

    Punjab gangster goes live on Facebook from prison; 7 booked

    A gangster and six other prisoners have been booked following a complaint from prison officials in Faridkot that he went live on social networking site Facebook from inside the prison, police said on Saturday. The gangster, Lakha Sidhana, went live......

    November 11, 2017
  • Delhi Smog: AAP Punjab blames industrial and vehicular pollution

    Delhi Smog: AAP Punjab blames industrial and vehicular pollution

    Under fire for supporting stubble burning in Punjab, leader of Opposition and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, Sukhpal Khaira on Friday said the smog in Delhi is being caused by industrial and vehicular pollution. “The burning of stubble in Amritsar and Gurdaspur......

    November 10, 2017
  • Punjab Police nabs shooter behind killings of religious leaders

    Punjab Police nabs shooter behind killings of religious leaders

    Claiming another major breakthrough in the recent killings of religious leaders in Punjab, the state police on Friday said it has arrested the main shooter involved in these crimes. The shooter, identified as Hardeep Singh Shera, was arrested on Friday,......

    November 10, 2017
  • Delhi pollution: 'Right to life infringed', says NGT; panel issues advisories

    Delhi pollution: 'Right to life infringed', says NGT; panel issues advisories

    Right to life has been infringed with impunity by the authorities and other stakeholders who have been mere spectators to such crisis, said National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench on Tuesday while issuing directions to deal with the pollution situation in......

    November 9, 2017
  • Nine students killed as truck crushes them in Punjab

    Nine students killed as truck crushes them in Punjab

    At least nine students were crushed by a speeding truck when they were standing on a flyover in Punjab's Bathinda district on Wednesday amid dense fog in the area, police said. Seven others were injured in the horrific accident which......

    November 8, 2017
  • AAP's Sukhpal Khaira says will quit politics if proven guilty in drug case

    AAP's Sukhpal Khaira says will quit politics if proven guilty in drug case

    A day after Punjab and Haryana High Court (HC) stayed the execution of non-bailable warrants (NBW) issued against Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly, Sukhpal Singh Khaira in a drugs case, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader on Tuesday said......

    November 7, 2017
  • Delhi smog: Govt mulling 'closing' schools; Kejriwal says capital ‘gas chamber’

    Delhi smog: Govt mulling 'closing' schools; Kejriwal says capital ‘gas chamber’

    After New Delhi woke up to a thick blanket of smog with air pollution at ‘severe level’ on Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s government is considering ‘closing’ schools for a few days. Kejriwal shared a message on social media,......

    November 7, 2017