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 […]

Election over, now start disbursing loan waiver amount

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday asked the Congress Government that its drama of sending the so-called notification for the loan waiver of the farmers in the state to Election Commission of India for approval has been exposed before the people of the state and now when this bypoll has come […]

A meeting of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs and office bearers was held in the presence of party state president Bhagwant Mann and co-president Arora here on Friday in this regard

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab’s main oppositionparty AAP on Saturday accused the Congress government of “harassing” farmers in the name of stubble burning. The party said it will, on October 16, submit memorandums to the deputy commissioners at each district in the state to seek stoppage of alleged undue harassment of farmers. “AAP MLAs and […]

The minister said, alt147the taxes on petroleum products are already lower than that of prevailing in neighbouring states

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Excise and Taxation Minister Captain Abhimanyu on Tuesday said fuel prices in the state are lower than that in neighbouring states and Union Territory Chandigarh. Talking to reporters here, Abhimanyu said the petrol price of Rs 67.91 per litre in Haryana is lower than Rs 73.30 per litre in Punjab; […]