Punjab

Fastway evaded Rs 684-cr tax: Sidhu

Fastway evaded Rs 684-cr tax: Sidhu

Cable mafia issue resounds in Vidhan Sabha Alleges irregularities, loss to state exchequer; hints at action by Local Bodies Department Sidhu targets private cable company allegedly enjoying political patronage Chandigarh, June 23, 2017: Punjab Local Bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has hinted that his department might soon initiate action against irregularities committed by cable mafia […]

STF arrested gangster Sukha Badewalia in Ludhiana

STF arrested gangster Sukha Badewalia in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: The police have arrested a criminal wanted in three cases. Commissioner of Police (CP) RN Dhoke said the accused, Sukhpreet Singh, alias Sukha Badewalia, was wanted in three cases. As many as 18 cases are already registered against the accused, which include two related to murder and nine attempt to murder. The accused was […]

Navjot Sidhu is Mental : Sukhbir Badal

Navjot Sidhu is Mental : Sukhbir Badal

A joint SAD-BJP legislature party delegation led by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal today brought the tyrannical behavior of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP to the notice of Governor VP Singh Badnore and requested him to convey his displeasure on this issue to the Congress government. Briefing the Governor, the SAD president said never […]

Akalis continue protest on turban issue in Vidhan Sabha

Akalis continue protest on turban issue in Vidhan Sabha

As expected the Akali legislators on Thursday again raised the issue of alleged desecration of turban that took place in the Vidhan Sabha yesterday. They started raising slogans as soon as the session began with question hour today. AAP legislators also joined the Akalis in protest. Interestingly, all the Akali legislators came to Vidhan Sabha […]

Watch What happened with AAP MLA Ruby in Vidhan Sabha

Watch What happened with AAP MLA Ruby in Vidhan Sabha

In an unprecedented step, the Punjab Speaker today ordered that all 19 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs be forcibly evicted from the Vidhan Sabha. Marshals then physically lifted the MLAs, holding them by their arms and legs, causing injuries to some. Two legislators were hospitalised, even as women MLAs claimed they were inappropriately handled. AAP’s […]

Sukhbir Badal uses word GUNDA for Speaker

Sukhbir Badal uses word GUNDA for Speaker

Dubbing Assembly Speaker Rana KP Singh as “goonda Rana KP”, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said his party will not allow the House to function till he is removed or he apologises for the ruckus. The Akali leader said Thursday’s incidents in the Assembly, wherein turbans of AAP legislators were tossed […]

Badal meets injured AAP MLAs in hospital

Badal meets injured AAP MLAs in hospital

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, who is not attending budget session of Vidhan Sabha on health grounds, on Wednesday visited General Hospital, Sector-16 to inquire about the injured AAP MLAs admitted there. MLAs Sarabjit Kaur Manuke and Manjit Singh Bilaspur were rushed there after both fainted and sustained injuries during alleged manhandling by Vidhan […]

Ruckus in Punjab assembly

Ruckus in Punjab assembly

A legislator of the Aam Aadmi Party, Sarabjit Kaur Manuke, was injured during the melee that ensued while the protesting AAP MLAs were being forcibly evicted from the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Thursday. Manuke fell unconscious and had to be taken out on a stretcher and rushed to Government Medical Superspecialty Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh. […]

AAP MLAs thrown out of assembly, Beadvi of  Turban

AAP MLAs thrown out of assembly, Beadvi of Turban

Tossing off of turbans in the Punjab Assembly on Thursday after the protesting AAP MLAs were removed from the House seems to have brought the AAP and SAD leaders together as the two joined forces against the Speaker. As soon as the House resumed on Thursday, AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira and Simarjit Singh Bains were […]

Cong MLA, kin eyeing pension fund: Valtoha

Cong MLA, kin eyeing pension fund: Valtoha

Former MLA and SAD spokesperson Virsa Singh Valtoha today alleged that Congress MLA Sukhpal Bhullar and his father Gurchet Singh Bhullar had been pressuring sarpanches in Khemkaran to seek share in funds being released by the government for old-age pensioners. Valtoha released an audio recording of a telephonic conversation between a sarpanch and Manjinder Bhullar, […]