Punjab Govt asks ECI to shift SHO Bajwa; SSP Bhullar indicts SHO in his inquiry report

DW Bureau | Chandigarh The Punjab Government on Wednesday requested the Election Commission of India (ECI) to shift the Mehalpur SHO, listing out several instances of alleged ‘misconduct’ on his part following an inquiry report submitted by Jalandhar (Rural) SSP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, it is learnt. The SHO, Parminder Singh Bajwa shot to limelight a […]

Punjab Markfed’s export of canned foods plunges

After 40% dip in overseas sales of tinned products, state Cooperation department reviews situation; mulls over strategy to regain the lost ground DW Bureau / Chandigarh Asia’s largest marketing cooperation and Punjab’s flagship public sector undertaking, Markfed has shown a sharp fall in the export of its tinned products, including the iconic “Sarso da saag”. […]

Rs 4,964 cr power subsidy default of Punjab Govt

State fails to reimburse amount to PSPCL; pushes the Powercom to the threshold of financial crisis DW Bureau | Chandigarh The cash-strapped and debt-ridden Punjab government has failed in its obligation to reimburse the state power utility (Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd) an amount of Rs 4,964 crore till March 31, 2018 on account of […]

The ‘powerful’ men and their Punjab police

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh It is common knowledge that bureaucrats don’t like to indulge in ‘ugly fights’ with their brethren. Rather they like to stand by each other in an hour of crisis. This perception, however, is the reverse in the case of police officers. They may go to any extent to hit out at […]

Capt Amarinder to expand his Cabinet finally

Expansion set to take place before April 27 at the Punjab Raj Bhawan; preparations on DW Bureau / Chandigarh the Punjab Council of Ministers is all set to expand on or before April 27. The Congress high command is slated to finalise the list of candidates in a meeting between Congress president Rahul Gandhi and […]