Situation improving, but will Modi’s policy bring Kashmir back from the brink?

  The investigation agencies and security forces seem to have throttled the terror funding after a massive crackdown against separatists and terrorist elements using stone-pelting as a weapon of choice to spawning unrest in Kashmir valley. Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opponents may not like to admit it. But there are enough […]

‘Bribe’ paid for illegal recruitment of constables; VB launches probe

Action against AIG, other police officials initiated; role of a senior Home Dept officer too under scanner Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh The Punjab police have initiated action against several officers, including AIG Malvinder Singh Sidhu, in connection with a recruitment scam and handed over the case to the State Vigilance Bureau (VB) for investigations. Soon […]

Kashmir’s accession stands testimony to idea of India

By Vimal Sumbly On October 26, the state of Jammu and Kashmir completes seventy years of accession with the union of India. It was exactly on this day, seventy years ago, that the then ruler of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession with India. It is an irony that Pandit […]

SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM: Over 1 lakh bogus pensioners detected in Punjab

DW Bureau / Chandigarh A comprehensive verification covering 19.87 lakh beneficiaries of various social security pension schemes as on October 6, 2017 has revealed that around one lakh beneficiaries were not eligible to receive the pensions. The State government had been suffering a loss of over Rs 75 crore every year on account of the […]

In a first, 16 Air Force planes to land on Lucknow-Agra expressway

New Delhi: For the first time, 16 Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft, including fighter jets and a transportation aircraft, will land and take-off from the Lucknow-Agra Expressway on Tuesday. The exercise will test the readiness of the Air Force in situations like war, humanitarian assistance or disaster relief. Around 12 highways across the length and […]