Woman who burnt private parts of her granddaughter arrested

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh A 55-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday for allegedly burning the private parts of her four- year-old granddaughter with a tong as she was upset at the birth of her third girl grandchild, police said. The woman, identified as Kamla, had been cursing her daughter-in-law ever since she gave birth to […]

The Punjab Congress has called for activation of all international diplomatic channels to pressurize the Canadian government to take necessary steps to check the proliferation of anti-India forces on their soil

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Alleging a cover-up in the Canadian government’s decision to close its investigations into the brazen threats issued in April by the pro-Khalistanis against Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Congress has urged the Central government to take up the matter with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) […]

IFS cadre playing important role in connecting Indians with thier roots, says Punjab CM

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday underlined the contribution of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) cadre in keeping the Indians settled abroad connected with their roots. The chief minister made these remarks while personally congratulating Amritsar’s Anmol Sher Singh Bedi, who called on him at his official residence here […]

Leader of Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Singh Khaira, AAP state president, Bhagwant Mann, Lok Insaaf Party leaders Simarjeet Singh Bains and Kharar MLA Kanwer Sndhu addressing the media in Chandigarh on Saturday

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Opposition AAP on Saturday hit outat the Congress-led Punjab government and the SAD for “politicising” GST imposition on ‘langar sewa’, and said such services in all religions should be kept out of the ambit of taxation. It also sought GST exemption for charitable societies like ‘Pingalwara’ (house for destitutes), orphanages […]

PSSCC takes strong notice regarding delay in supply of free textbooks to students

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission on Friday took strong notice in a matter pertaining to delay in the supply of free textbooks to the Scheduled Castes students of 1st to 10th standard. A meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Commission Chairman Rajesh Bagha with the officers of the […]