Amid the tussle for one-upmanship going on in the Punjab unit of the Congress, its deputy leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh is all set to kick-start his rallies as a show of strength from Wednesday, with the first one at Jalandhar Cantonment.
The Lohian Khas police have booked a youth for kidnapping a minor. Station house officer (SHO) NS Aujla said the accused has been identified as Ajay Kumar of Lohian Khas.
The Shahkot police have booked Orbit bus driver for driving rash on public road, causing grievous hurt by endangering life or personal safety of others and mischief. Station house officer (SHO) Manjit Singh said the accused has been identified as Mukhwinder Singh of Fide village in Ferozepur.
The Punjab government’s plan to start an all-girls meritorious school at Talwara in Hoshiarpur district seems to have hit a hurdle.
In an effort to tackle the shortage of officers in the army, it has been decided to set up a service selection centre at Ropar. The Punjab government has handed over 200 acres of land for the purpose to the army.
The general post office in the city will now have much more to offer to customers soon. A post shoppe at the GPO building will open here this week. Different items of utility will be sold by post office employees.
Shortage of medicines and staff at 10 ayurvedic dispensaries in the jurisdiction of the municipal corporation (MC) has created a piquant situation for the authorities. It may lead to closure of five health ayurvedic dispensaries.
The murderous attack on the deputy superintendent of police (jails) Vikramjeet Panthe, who got injured after two unidentified assailants opened fire at him on Saturday night when he was on his way from Jalandhar to Kapurthala in his car, was directed from the jail.
The Shahkot police have arrested two persons for illegal sand mining. Block mining officer Pawan Kumar lodged a complaint with the police that accused Jagdish Singh Jagga of Pakhowal village in Kapurthala and Ravipal Ravi of Mohalla Mehtab Garh, Kapurthala
Members of the Joint Action Committee of National Trade (JACNT) Union on Sunday held a protest outside Punjab labour minister Bhagat Chunni Lal's house in Adarsh Nagar Park in support of various outstanding demands.
Unknown assailants on Saturday opened fire on the private car of a deputy superintendent of police, who was critically injured in the incident.
The commissionerate police on Saturday initiated an inquiry against the Focal Point police post in-charge along with other staff members into the alleged custodial torture of four persons after suspecting them of snatching on Thursday night.
BJP on Friday said the party was "not taken into confidence" on transfer of bomb blast convicts Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and Gurdeep Singh Khera to Punjab and the decision was taken by its ally Shiromani Akali Dal.
A joint press conference by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and Union minister for social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot here on Friday led to a virtual showdown between the two leaders.
The much hyped Punjab skill aptitude test which was launched last year by the Punjab technical education department for all skill courses aspirants to help them identify and choose the proper trade in ITIs as per their skills would not be conducted this session.