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Updated on Aug 31, 2023 12:36 AM IST
Over 2,000 employees in Punjab, under the banner of the Revenue Patwar Union and the Revenue Kanungo Association, have called for an indefinite pen-down strike from September 1, over a corruption case registered against a ‘patwari’ and a ‘kanungo’ (both revenue officials) in Sangrur district a week ago.
The alleged stalker was rushed to the Ajnala civil hospital and later referred to Guru Nanak Dev hospital in Amritsar in view of his critical condition. He had shot himself in the stomach, sources said.
The clip, seemingly edited to add two parts, shows Bori brandishing a pistol and then brutally beating an unarmed man, restrained by three persons and lying on the floor of a closed room, with a stick. The victim can also be heard begging to be let go of.
Updated on Aug 31, 2023 01:03 AM IST
, AmritsarAnil Sharma
Leaders of around 55 Khap panchayats and representatives of farmer unions held a panchayat at Kurukshetra on Wednesday and they threatened to boycott MPs and MLAs if they fail to clear their stand on their demands, including amendment in the Hindu Marriage Act
Addressing a press conference, speaker Gian Chand Gupta said Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Haryana Vidhan Sabha prohibits any discussion in the House on an issue which is sub judice. Asked about deputy CM Dushyant Chautala’s stand that Vidhan Sabha secretariat violated rules by unilaterally converting short duration discussion notices into calling attention notices, the speaker said no rules were violated.
Additional assembly land in Chandigarh: Amid eco-sensitive zone concerns, Haryana writes to green ministry
After offering to provide a different chunk of land to the Chandigarh administration as part of the land exchange for an additional Haryana assembly building in its capital, the state government has now written to the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) to de-notify the 12 acres of land in Saketri, Panchkula, originally identified for the deal.
Warring’s statement came a on a day when SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal told reporters that his party “has many options” while replying to a query on speculations of SAD joining hands with INDIA.
Victim’s husband says there had been a fire incident at the unit a few days ago too, but it was controlled in time. However, the factory owner did not address concerns of the workers and did not take any preventive step.
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 02:50 PM IST
Manali got 7mm of rainfall and Bhunter 0.7mm, while the skies remained overcast; the snow and rain have brought down the mercury in the state.
The farmers have been blocking rail tracks in Faridkot, Samrala, Moga, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Tarn Taran, Sangrur, Patiala, Ferozepur, Bathinda and Amritsar since Thursday demanding compensation for crop damage, MSP guarantee and sweeping debt waiver
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 12:32 PM IST
Nine researchers and 11 institutions received this year’s awards for their outstanding contribution to research
Members of the LIG (U) Duplex Complex Welfare Society stated that the CHB had issued a public notice on September 27, asking the residents to remove violations within 10 days or face demolition
Punjab Aces and Partee Panthers also recorded identical 5.5-1.5 wins over Tee Birds and Moksha Royals respectively at the event being held at the Chandigarh Golf Club
The association members protest outside Kairon Block for two hours, 2 pm to 4 pm, every day. The protest which started on September 26, will last till September 30
The mobile shop owner, Puspinder, alias Pushi, 35, was nabbed by the district crime cell, Sector 24, from a check post in Sector 20, Chandigarh
The accused, Sandeep, resident of Sector 44, Chandigarh, was nabbed by the crime branch from near the Sector-52 petrol pump
All 112 government schools of the city will be covered under the scheme in a five year period with 22 government schools audited every year for the first four years and 24 schools audited in the final year
The decision came taken during the finance and contract committee (F&CC) meeting held at MC office, Sector 17, under the chairmanship of Chandigarh mayor Anup Gupta
Farmers owing allegiance to Bharti Kisan Union Ekta (Sidhupur) squatted on the highway and parked their tractors along the road to push for financial package for losses incurred in recent floods, legal guarantee to MSP and relief from agricultural debt
Consumer commission awards Panchkula resident ₹20,000 compensation for cake worth ₹3,000 that left her son sick in July
As they tried to run away after objecting to the bad touch, the man pressed a lighted cigarette against their shoulders, inflicting burns
The officer sought bribe from Dhanas-based chemist to issue drugs licence “despite violations”; conduit nabbed while accepting ₹25,000 instalment
The accused, Sarabjit Singh Sandhu, is estimated to have defrauded nearly 300 visa aspirants from across Punjab by promising them life abroad
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 09:26 AM IST
, MohaliMohit Khanna
Munish Mittal was arrested in August 2015 on the complaint of Amrik Singh, a farmer from Patiala, who was convicted in a murder case from November 1996
Sukhbir, who led the party protest in Fazilka, said, the AAP government in Punjab was also suppressing social activists and whistleblowers to conceal financial mismanagement
Farm leaders on Friday said they will be expanding their protest by adding three more sites, including one each in Samrala, Malout, and Ambala, Haryana.
On Thursday, a video of Jalandhar-based influencer Payal Param went viral on several social media platforms in which she was seen dancing to the tunes of Punjabi songs while sitting on the official vehicle of SHO. A few police personnel, in their uniforms, were also seen in the video assisting her
He was identified as Islam, a resident of Karnal and the brother of assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Mehboob Ali, who is posted with HSNCB in Yamunanagar. The other cop, on whose behalf the accused was taking the bribe, is Ali’s colleague ASI Pawan.
The culture of freebies is emblematic of a deeper malaise. No doubt, it is addictive and is at the cost of worthier causes like empowering the disadvantaged with better education, skills, healthcare and nutrition. But at a deeper level, it leads to the degeneration of the constitutional democracy into an electoral democracy and fundamentally alters the social contract between the citizens and the state.
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 08:22 AM IST