Saluting the spirit of excellence in journalism, the department of journalism and mass communication of Guru Nanak Dev University Regional campus Ladhewali, on Monday, took an initiative of honouring a student every year for excellence in journalism during their media fest ‘Bonjour’.
Glowing tributes were paid to principal correspondent of Hindustan Times Jasdeep Singh Malhotra by people from all walks of life during his bhog and antim ardas ceremony here on Sunday. The bhog ceremony was held at Gurdwara Singh Sabha in Model Town here.
Punjab Congress spokesman Sukhpal Khaira on Saturday dared Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal for an open debate on the issue of criminals in politics raised by Badal in recent media interactions.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday visited the residence of HT principal correspondent Jasdeep Singh Malhotra, who had died in a road mishap near Mukerian on Sunday.
A day after HT principal correspondent Jasdeep Singh Malhotra's final report ('Mining ban: Rs 20 lakh a day goonda tax on sand, gravel in Pathankot', September 22), a seven-member team of officers from various departments quizzed crusher owners, truckers and persons checking slips issued by crusher owners to truck drivers in Behrian Pattan area of the district. The area is notorious for illegal mining.
Principal correspondent of Hindustan Times, Jasdeep Singh Malhotra (41), who died on Sunday in a fatal road accident near Mukerian, was cremated here today where people from all walks of life paid tribute to the departed soul.
The journalist fraternity has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Jasdeep Singh Malhotra, Jalandhar-based principal correspondent of Hindustan Times, in a road accident on Sunday in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has expressed grief over the untimely demise of Jalandhar-based principal correspondent of the Hindustan Times Jasdeep Singh Malhotra in a road crash in Kangra on Sunday.
Pathankot senior superintendent of police (SSP) SK Kalia, who suffered serious injuries in a road mishap near Mukerian on the Jalandhar-Pathankot highway on Sunday, is stable but not out of danger, as per doctors at Fortis Hospital, SAS Nagar.
In the untimely demise of Jasdeep Malhotra, principal correspondent of Hindustan Times, the journalist fraternity has lost a bold voice of public spirited journalism. Jasdeep, 41, epitomised Hindustan Times' core values of reporting without fear or favour. Ramesh Vinayak writes
Reacting to an HT report, 'Mining Ban: Rs. 20 lakh a day goonda tax on sand, gravel in Pathankot', Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Sunil Jakhar on Sunday said that the issue of extortion of daily goonda tax to the tunes of lakhs of rupees would be raised in the next session of the state assembly.
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa has expressed grief at the demise of Hindustan Times principal correspondent Jasdeep Singh Malhotra in a road mishap on the Pathaknot-Jalandhar national highway on Sunday.
The mafia has re-introduced the "goonda" tax on sand and gravel, being supplied from here to other parts of the country, in a new shape to evade legal action. The daily "goonda" tax collection from here is reportedly estimated to be Rs 20 lakh even as the mining has been banned in the district since mid-July.
Contrary to Amritsar BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's approach on raising the alleged "discrimination" issue in the public domain, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, in his bid to end the ongoing controversy, on Sunday extended the former an open invitation to meet him any time for discussing all pending issues.
Concerned over bad publicity in the media owing to the opposition’s campaign, the Punjab information and public relations department on Friday deputed its staffers to keep an “eagle” eye on charges being levelled by the Congress leadership, especially state party chief Partap Singh Bajwa, against the SADBJP government on a daily basis.
Concerned over bad publicity in the media owing to opposition’s campaign, the information and public relations department on Friday deputed its staffers to keep an “eagle” eye on allegations being leveled by the Congress leadership, especially, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa against the SAD-BJP government on daily basis.
Pursuing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's plans to further sharpen its media strategy ahead of coming Lok Sabha elections, the party has selected two spokespersons from Punjab to participate in a five days media workshop at Delhi beginning September 15.
Forget the long queues and harassment at revenue offices to get your property registered. Now, it would only take upto 45 minutes to receive your registered documents at the counter, as Punjab government has decided to set up "e-sub registrar" offices in different parts of the state. Jasdeep Singh Malhotra reports.
Partially accepting farmers' long-pending demand, the Punjab government has decided to offer them the facility of availing direct payment for procurement of their produce during the upcoming paddy season.