Former union minister for external affairs and Congress candidate for the Patiala (Urban) byelection Preneet Kaur on Thursday complained to the Election Commission of India (EC) about misuse of official machinery by the ruling Akali-BJP alliance.
In a goof up by the Punjabi University, employees were given erroneous copies of Form 16 which made filing of income-tax (I-T) returns burdensome for them.Wrong copies of the form for the financial year 2013-14 were also distributed to retired employees of the university.
Raising the slogan of ‘Jai Shri Ram’, Bhagwan Das Juneja, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate for the August 21 Patiala byelection, rolled out the party’s agenda - to woo Hindu voters. About 60% of the voters in the assembly segment are Hindus.
India's got talent's one-legged dancer Shubhreet Kaur Ghumman has alleged her Chandigarh-based husband Yash Makkar of marrying her by giving false details of his family background and duping her of about Rs.
20 lakh, including Rs.
4 lakh spent on the marriage.
A gang of motorcycle thieves was busted and three motorcycles were recovered from their possession. Police arrested three persons.
Even after 22 years of being a district, Fatehgarh Sahib does not have an Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT).
Despite deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's claims of power shortage in the state being temporary and that by July end the situation will be under control, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), in anticipation of the crisis continuing till September, floated a tender for the purchase of 800mw power for that month.
The Congress will stand by traders in the August 10 shutdown that the state government is trying hard to scuttle. Preneet Kaur, Congress candidate in the assembly byelection for this seat, on Tuesday said here that her party would support Patiala Beopar Bachao Sangharsh Samiti; and Punjab Property Dealers, Plot Holders and Colonisers Association in the protest against “virtual tax terrorism against trade and industry in the state”.
Even though the Congress high command has been trying for a truce between Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh, things are not moving in that direction on the ground.
Three children drowned on Tuesday while bathing in a pond at Gardinagar village on the Rajpura-Banur road near here. Victims Sanjeev Kumar (12), Nitin Kumar (10), and Gurdhain Singh (12) were among five children from the village who had reached the spot around 11am.
Showing a united face, eight political parties got united and slammed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for misleading the people by making a false promise of ‘achhe din’.
Punjabi University will start the Dr Bhagat Singh Memorial Lecture in Agriculture Economics as a regular feature, Jaspal Singh, vice-chancellor of Punjabi University, said while paying tributes to former V-C Dr Bhagat Singh during his 'bhog' ceremony at Gurdwara Singh Sabha here on Sunday.
Though the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and state Bharatiya Janata Party have gone silent after `50-hike in the minimum support price for paddy, farmer organisations have criticised the NDA government for the "meagre" hike.
The workers and volunteers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday took out a protest march against rising prices of essential commodities, including sugar, pulses, potato and onion.
With the announcement of former MP Preneet Kaur as the Congress candidate for the Patiala assembly seat vacated by her husband Capt Amarinder Singh, who has been elected to the Lok Sabha, Amarinder’s brother Malwinder Singh has announced boycott of the party campaign.