Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

Following Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's announcement, AAP’s national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday commended him saying, “The Aam Aadmi Party is the only political party in the country that does not tolerate corruption or corrupt persons.”   “We're all proud of Bhagwant, our younger brother, for stand against...

6-yr-old boy “drowned” to death; Borewell owner booked under section 304-A

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

A day after six-year-old died after falling into a 100-foot borewell in Hoshiarpur, his autopsy report revealed that the boy had drowned as excess water was found in his lungs. Taking note, the police has registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 304-A (causing...

Municipal polls in Haryana to be held on June 19

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

Elections to 46 local bodies, 28 municipal committees and 18 municipal councils will be held on June 19 and the results will be declared on June 22,  Haryana State Election Commissioner Dhanpat Singh announced on Monday   The notification for the polls will be issued on May 24 and nominations can be...

Punjab extends by a month deadline to handover ‘illegal’ possession of govt or panchayat land

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

/ Punjab Government on Monday announced to extend the deadline by a month for the people to voluntarily relinquish possession of the panchayat or government land by June 30, after which action would be initiated. Earlier, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had warned the encroachers to immediately hand over the government or...

Punjab CM for direct flights to Canada, US, UK from Mohali airport

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday directed the State Civil Aviation Department to immediately tie-up with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for starting direct international flights from Mohali International Airport especially to Canada, US, and UK.   Notably, at present, only two international flights...

Major bureaucratic and police reshuffle in Punjab

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

In a major reshuffle, the Punjab government on Monday issued transfer and new posting orders of seven IAS and 34 PCS officers with immediate effect. Besides, 19 IPS officers, nine PPS officers, and one IFS officer were also shifted.   Among IAS officers, Gurpreet Kaur Sapra, secretary (Finance), has been given the...

8 former Haryana MLAs join Cong

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Congress on Monday got a major shot in the arm as eight former MLAs and ex-ministers of the State joined the party in the presence of former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Haryana Congress President Udaybhan in a programme held at its headquarters in Chandigarh.    These leaders include Sharda...

Akal Takht jathedar calls Sikh youth to keep licensed weapons; stirs row

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

The jathedar (head priest) of Sikhs’ highest temporal seat — Akal Takht — Giani Harpreet Singh on Monday raked a controversy by asking the Sikhs to arm themselves with modern legal licensed weapons “as the current situation demands”.   Giani Harpreet Singh, in his video message issued to the sangat (community) on the Gurta Gaddi Diwas...

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