Punjab Police it seems have failed to get any major information out of terrorist Jagtar Singh Tara in his eight-day interrogation.
Though, Arvind Khanna's sudden decision to resign as Dhuri MLA, has dismayed his political supporters, but the businessmen turned politician was happy as he says that his move will help to bring development in Dhuri and Sangrur.
Thousands of devotees paid obeisance at the Guru Ka Lahore Gurudwara, situated on the Punjab-Himachal Pradesh border in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh, to commemorate the wedding anniversary of the tenth sikh Guru Gobind Singh and Mata Jito Ji.
Proving their loyalty to the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Partap Bajwa, the district unit of the Congress party stayed away from the 'lalkar rally' organised by former chief minister and Congress MP Captain Amarinder Singh at Amritsar.
Despite his claims that the three day sangat darshan progrmme in dhuri was not aimed at the Dhuri bypoll, the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal could not resist giving a call to Dhuri voters to elect those who "served" them. Just like in any other election speech the CM went on to list the various welfare schemes of his government as also its achievements.
During his appearance in court in relation with drug cases, Jagdish Singh Bhola said that he has been directed by police to not to speak to media.
The residents of the historical city Fatehgarh Sahib are deprived of basic needs like an inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) despite having completed 23 years as a district. Because of this they have been facing a lot of problems especially in rains as there are no sheds for the passengers to take shelter.
Aam Aadmi Party MP from Sangrur Bhagwant Mann has termed Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's sangat darshan programme as an attempt to woo the voters of Dhuri, after the resignation of Dhuri MLA Arvind Khanna.
Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal condemned Punjab government for its rigid stand over prevention of damage of Public and Private Property Bill 2014. Bhattal said they were repeatedly ignoring protests by the people of Punjab.
Launching a scathing attack on Congress, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said leaders of the party are "opportunists" who "contest the elections for enjoying fruits of power and forget the people once they come to power".
Former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s reunion with MLA Brahm Mohindra has left the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa in shock. The move has also put Amarinder’s wife Preneet Kaur in a fix.
With districts situated in sub mountain areas including Ropar, Hoshiarpur and Gurdaspur having recently reported appearance of yellow rust disease in wheat crops, the agriculture department has issued a warning to protect their fields from yellow rust disease.
Several Congress legislators on Thursday said that the transfer of a senior Enforcement Directorate (ED) official who was probing the drug smuggling case has vindicated Captain Amarinder Singh's stand. Singh had vehemently opposed transferring the case to CBI, as he felt it would have delayed the investigations indefinitely.
Appointment of Didar Singh Bhatti as halqa in charge of Fatehgarh Sahib has led to a split within Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as Prem Singh Chandumajra's supporter are making their dissent public against this decision by the party chief.
The court premises here witnessed a ruckus on Thursday when Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann, along with his supporters, tried to meet Jagtar Singh Tara, an assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, in the court complex.