The Captain’s tryst with blame game, ‘vendetta’ politics

Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh The politics of blame game has just begun in Punjab. The Aam Aadmi Party is training its guns on the Congress and the Akali Dal for allegedly hatching a conspiracy against the Leader of Opposition, Sukhpal Singh Khaira; SAD President Sukhbir Badal sees a larger design on the part of the […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

RSS leader’s killing: Punjab Govt to hand over case to NIA

DW Bureau | Chandigarh The Punjab Government has decided to hand over the case regarding the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). A decision to this effect was taken by the State Government following the demand from some RSS and BJP quarters that the case should be handed over […]

VK Singh, Agarwal moving on Central deputation; search begins for suitable replacements

DW Bureau | Chandigarh With two Punjab Cadre IAS officers of the 1990 batch having been picked up for Central Deputation as Joint Secretaries, the Punjab Government will soon need to identify suitable officers of the seniority of Additional Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary to man the posts held by them. Anurag Agarwal, Financial Commissioner, Excise […]