- Apr 01, 2015 09:23 IST
“Influential and powerful accused such as Sarabjit Singh Raju (in charge of Fastway cable TV in Amritsar) are threatening and harassing the witnesses in the Amritsar sex scandal case,” the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) wrote to the Amritsar police in 2008.
- Apr 01, 2015 09:18 IST
Unhappy with the attitude of Amritsar Police, the family of deceased cable operator Jaswinder Singh Jassi, along with friends, relatives and a few cable operators, took out a candlelight march on Tuesday and blamed the state government for sheltering the accused.
- Mar 31, 2015 21:57 IST
A four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed on Tuesday to probe the suicide by local cable operator Jaswinder Singh Jassi, who had died at a private nursing home on Monday. Police commissioner Jatinder Aulakh said the SIT headed by deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Harjinder Singh comprised ADCP (special) HS Brar, ACP (north) Harjit Singh Daliwal and Civil Lines SHO Sukhwinder Singh Randhawa. The SIT will give its report in 15 days.
- Mar 31, 2015 20:03 IST
Burking the protest staged by residents quite close by, the Amritsar Municipal Corporation on Tuesday resumed the process of dumping garbage at the Bhagtanwala land fill.
- Mar 31, 2015 19:44 IST
Students with compartment result during a course (s) in 1st or 3rd semester exams in colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) are protesting the varsity's decision to deny them promotion to the 6th semester and withhold their 5th semester result.
- Mar 31, 2015 13:15 IST
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday unanimously passed its budget for 2015-16, earmarking Rs 993.31 crore as expenditure, an increase of Rs 88.17 crore or around 10% over 2014-15 expenditure of Rs 905 crore.
- Mar 30, 2015 22:48 IST
In a stormy start to the budget meeting of the municipal corporation House on Monday, Congress councillor Raj Kanwalpreet Pal Singh Lucky advised the BJP mayor Bakshi Ram Arora and MC commissioner Pardeep Sabharwal to go and beg for money and placed two bowls before the duo.
- Mar 30, 2015 22:40 IST
Five people were convicted by a local court for selling a piece of land belonging to a church in Madhopur, Pathankot, by fraudulent means. Additional Sessions Judge Rajiv Kalra, on Monday, convicted Stiphen Bhatti, Rockus Sandhu, Sat Pal, Parkash Masih and Mohinder Kumar, sentencing them to jail for three years and also fined them rs 25,000 each.
- Mar 30, 2015 20:37 IST
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday unanimously passed its budget for 2015-16, earmarking Rs 993.31 crore as expenditure, an increase of Rs 88.17 crore or around 10% over 2014-15 expenditure of Rs 905 crore. SGPC executive committee general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur presented the budget before the 15-member committee that cleared it after a brief discussion. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar presided over the meeting.
- Mar 30, 2015 20:09 IST
Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) registrar Dr Sharanjit Singh Dhillon has said that increasing the expenditure on education at all levels was necessary to ensure sustained development and progress of the country. The registrar was addressing the convocation of Government College and bestowed MA Economics, BA, BSc Medical, BSc non-Medical, B Sc Economics, BSc Computer Science, BCA and BCom degrees on Monday.
- Mar 29, 2015 22:30 IST
A day after a local cable operator attempted to commit suicide, alleging harassment at the hands of some top officials of Fastway Cable Network and their associates, the local police are yet to arrest any of the accused named in the FIR.
- Mar 29, 2015 22:16 IST
Fireworks is likely at the municipal corporation’s budget meeting on Monday, with the opposition Congress gearing up to take up the issue of prevailing insanitation condition in the city, which saw a temporary facelift to selected localities for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here.
- Mar 29, 2015 15:36 IST
Construction of 39 Border Out Posts (BOPs) along the Indo-Pak border to check attempts of infiltration have got delayed by a year due to problems like land acquisition and public protests.
- Mar 28, 2015 22:29 IST
A local cable operator attempted to commit suicide right in the presence of judges of the Supreme Court and the Punjab and Haryana high court during a seminar organised by the Telecom and Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) at a hotel here on Saturday.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:18 IST
Even as the ground floor of the Golden Temple Plaza was inaugurated by Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in October last, the much ambitious basement work of the plaza continues to be a non-starter.