The Mansa police, on Saturday, claimed to have found transactions of nearly Rs.
4.13 crore from three bank accounts of radical Sikh leader Baljit Singh Daduwal in two years. The revelation came a day after the police filed a fresh case against him under the arms Act.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, on Saturday, preferred to remain silent over the announcement of resignation as president of the Youth Akali Dal (YAD) made by cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia.
A Punjabi poetry book 'Kavita Bahar Udaas Khadi Hai' by Anil Adam, a young poet, was released by Kala Peeth, a non-government organisation, working for the promotion of culture, here on Friday evening
A 17-year-old-girl was allegedly raped by two youths in Bhawanigarh town of the district. The girl has filed a complaint that Jagdish Singh of Shuhi village in Nabha and Laddi of Bhawanigarh raped her on Thursday night when she went to the latter's grocery shop store to make some purchases.
Several terrorism-hit families in the district have not got their pension for the past two to four months. And, with no funds available with the administration so far, there is no hope of the pension being disbursed to them by the end of this month also.
The Mansa police on Friday filed a fresh case under the Arms Act against radical Sikh leader Baljit Singh Daduwal. The local court remanded him in police custody for a day in this case.
As safai karamcharis in the district and elsewhere in the state have been on an indefinite strike for about 25 days, sanitation has emerged as a serious problem with the passing of each day as the strike is getting prolonged and there seems to be no early end to it.
Apparently with a view to getting political mileage for the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was launched here on Thursday by union food processing minister and local MP Harsimrat Badal with a visible SAD bearing on the event.
A local court, on Thursday, remanded radical Sikh leader and a member of the executive committee of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) Baljit Singh Daduwal to one-day custody of the Mansa police in a three-year-old attempt-to-murder case.
Though there is a ban on the sale of intoxicants and tobacco products near educational institutions in the state, yet a distance education centre of Lovely Professional University (LPU) and a liquor and cigarette shop are running from the same building here. The education centre is housed on the first floor and the liquor and cigarette shop on the ground floor.
Some miscreants, with covered faces, looted Rs.
2 lakh by breaking open an automated teller machine (ATM) of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) branch at the pharmacy college on the Moga-Ferozepur road here, during the wee hours on Wednesday.
The Punjab vigilance bureau, on Wednesday, caught red-handed the general manager (GM) of the Moga depot of the Punjab Roadways Sukhdeep Singh while accepting Rs.
15,000 as bribe from a private transporter.
A newly-married woman committed suicide at Nathana village by hanging herself with a ceiling fan on Wednesday. The victim, identified as Parminder Kaur, a resident of Lohal Kalan in Sangrur district was married to Amarinder Singh, a police constable from Nathana village about 4 months ago.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restrain the Congress government in Maharashtra from going ahead with its decision to "arbitrarily reduce" the representation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in the Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Board from the existing four to one besides denying the membership to the Chief Khalsa Diwan, which was earlier represented on the board.
Over a 100 MBBS students at the Chintpurni Medical College, Pathankot, with their parents, met the vice-chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, on Monday, demanding that they be shifted from the college.