Punjab

PSPCL wing raids houses, offices of Akali leaders

PSPCL wing raids houses, offices of Akali leaders

The enforcement wing of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) today conducted raids at the residence, office and two commercial establishments of SAD’s Gidderbaha constituency incharge Hardeep Singh ‘Dimpy’ Dhillon. The residence of Akali leader Lakhi Kingra, president of the local Truck Operators’ Union, was also raided, besides the union office. However, the teams of […]

Badals’ bus taken into custody

Badals’ bus taken into custody

The Badal family had the biggest share of the transport business’ pie in the state, through directly owned companies such as Dabwali Transport and Orbit Aviation that have a fleet of luxury buses. The two companies also have indirect stakes in firms of Sukhbir’s close associates Lakhvir Singh and Jagpal Singh. The cabinet decision to […]

Sukhpal Khaira slams Captain

Sukhpal Khaira slams Captain

The Aam Aadmi Party has condemned the Capt Amarinder govt for offering facilities to former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, MLA and AAP chief whip Sukhpal Singh Khaira said his party welcomed other decisions taken by the cabinet, but giving accommodation and other facilities at state exchequer’s cost […]

Gurpreet Ghuggi Says Not Naming CM Face Proved Costly

Gurpreet Ghuggi Says Not Naming CM Face Proved Costly

Aam Aadmi Party leader Gurpreet Ghuggi Said that the delay in projecting the CM candidate by AAP might be a major cause for the party’s dismal performance. AAP candidate and party’s Punjab incharge Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi was at the third spot with 34,302 votes from Batala. Ridiculing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claim of seeing […]

Mohali woman shoots husband dead, bundles body into suitcase; arreste

Mohali woman shoots husband dead, bundles body into suitcase; arreste

Police have arrested a 35-year-old Phase-3B1 resident, Seerat Kaur, for murder after she allegedly shot dead her husband,Ekam Singh Dhillon, 40, a businessman, with a 9mm pistol at their rented first-floor accommodation on Saturday about 11pm. Ekam is the son of human rights activist Jaspal Singh Dhillon. The couple had a strained relationship since their […]

HS Phoolka speaks up on Security of MLAs

HS Phoolka speaks up on Security of MLAs

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to have taken a U-turn on its pre-poll promise of “ending the VIP culture”. When some of the Congress leaders have refused to accept the official car or security, most of the 20 AAP MLAs have accepted the two facilities. Sources said the matter was discussed in the party’s […]

Man murdered in Mohali, body found stuffed in suitcase

Man murdered in Mohali, body found stuffed in suitcase

A 40-year-old man was found murdered in Phase 3B1 here on Sunday. The police found the body stuffed in a large suitcase which was kept in a BMW car parked near a house. The crime was brought to the notice of a PCR team by an autorickshaw driver who happened to pass by. Blood stains […]

Miffed at woman’s love marriage, kin assault youth with swords

Miffed at woman’s love marriage, kin assault youth with swords

Miffed over her love marriage, the parents, brothers and their accomplices assaulted the husband of a 21-year-old woman of Shimlapuri locality in Ludhiana with sharp-edged weapons and a hammer outside the court complex in broad daylight, leaving him critically injured, on Saturday. They also tried to abduct the woman, Ramanjot Kaur, but people who gathered […]

Kapil Sharma introduces his girlfriend

Kapil Sharma introduces his girlfriend

Taking people by surprise, comedian-actor Kapil Sharma made an announcement about his personal life on Twitter. He posted a photo with girlfriend Bhavneet Chatrarth aka Ginni and wrote, “Will not say she is my better half .. she completes me .. love u ginni .. please welcome her .. I love her so much:) (sic).” […]

Punjab Cabinet decides to do away with VIP culture

Punjab Cabinet decides to do away with VIP culture

The Punjab Cabinet on Saturday decided to get rid of VIP culture. To begin with, there will be no beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLA and bureaucrats. Just two days after taking over Punjab’s reins, the Amarinder Singh government kicked off the state’s development agenda with its first cabinet meeting adopting the PPCC manifesto […]