Rahul hits out at Modi govt over farmers’ plight in Punjab

Bathinda:┬áTaking on the Badal government and NDA at the Centre over the farm crisis in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi today said industrialists are always given a “red carpet welcome” in the Modi government while farmers are met with “closed” doors by banks. Winding up his two-day tour of Malwa belt of Punjab, the bastion of the […]

Murder case registered in Kotkapura police firing

DW Correspondent Chandigarh The Punjab police on Wednesday registered a case under various sections of Indian penal code (IPC) including that of murder and Arms Act against some persons in connection with the police firing in Behbal Kalan village in Faridkot that resulted into killing of two youth. A statement issued by Punjab police said […]

As they summon Sikh clergy, SGPC suspends ‘Panj Pyaras’

DW COREESPONDENT Amritsar Hours after they summoned Sikh clergy, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee on Wednesday suspended ÔÇÿPanj PyarasÔÇÖ (five beloveds) who had sought clarification from Jatheadrs for their decision and later reversion of pardon to Dera Savha Sauda Chief. SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar gave the orders to suspend Panj Pyaras, a few hours […]

DyCM felicitates winners of C’wealth Games

DW CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday complemented the sportspersons of India for their spectacular performance in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Glasgow and wished all success for the Indian contingent. In a statement issued, here, Sukhbir, who is also the Sports Minister, said that out of the total 22 […]

CM resolves to bring massive industrialisation

DW CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday reiterated his firm commitment to usher in an industrial revolution in a big way, as stateÔÇÖs main stay ÔÇô agriculture has already reached a plateau and massive industrialisation was the only solution for the rejuvenation of stagnated economy. Addressing a galaxy of eminent industrialists […]

Vinod Khanna visits Golden Temple to seek blessings

Amritsar: Ahead of his poll campaign Bollywood actor-turned-politician and former MP Vinod Khanna has sought blessings from the almighty at the Golden temple for a victory at the hustings. After landing at Rajasansi airport here, Khanna who is BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, first preferred to visit the Golden Temple and paid obeisance […]