Sacrilege incidents which took place in Faridkot district in 2015 were the alt147result of a conspiracy hatched by some Dera Sacha Sauda followers

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Some Dera Sacha Sauda followers had allegedly planned to ‘eliminate’ Sikh preacher Baljit Singh Daduwal, according to a report prepared by Punjab police’s Special Investigation Team, probing sacrilege incidents. The contents of the SIT report were on Monday shared with media by AAP MLAs Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Kanwar Sandhu here. […]

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal interacts with officers regarding enhanced water flow capacity of Western Yamuna Canal Head Regulator at the intersection of WJC and NH-44, in Karnal on Monday, Aug 13, 2018

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that there are about 50,000 self-help groups (SHGs) in the state which can generate employment on a big scale. He appealed to all the banks to achieve the target of connecting 5 lakh people of the state with the BHIM App for […]

Total lack of ground support for Referendum 2020: Capt

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said the “no-show” London rally by the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) for a separate state has exposed the “total lack of ground support” for the ‘Referendum 2020’ even outside India.Singh also dismissed the entire affair as a “futile exercise” by a “sham” organisation to […]

Amarinder asks finance dept to provide Rs 90 cr

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Taking strong view of the issue of pending payments of dairy farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday directed the finance department to immediately make available a short-term advance of Rs 90 crore to Milkfed. The Chief Minister has also ordered Milkfed to chalk out a comprehensive policy to […]

Haryana Health and Family Welfare Minister, Anil Vij presiding over review meeting of Ayushman Bharat Haryana, at Chandigarh on August 13, 2018

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana would launch the pilot project of Ayushman Bharat Haryana in 22 District Hospitals, one ESI and one medical college of the state from August 15. Besides this, a target has been fixed to open 24 such Wellness Centres by August 15 and 200 by the year end, in the state. […]

LS Speaker calls women good managers

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday described women as “good managers” despite having no management degree and stressed that they have the strength to perform both within and outside their homes. The Speaker further emphasised that for the development of nation, it was important that women should be empowered and […]