Akali Sarpanch beaten to death in Amritsar

Akali Sarpanch beaten to death in Amritsar

Amritsar: In the latest incident of post-election political violence in Punjab, Akali Sarpanch Gurpinder Singh Lalli was beaten to death by a group of men at Atari Chet Singh village on Wednesday. As per reports, the attackers allegedly belonged to the Congress party. The fight took place on account of old rivalry for control of […]

HS Phoolka Speaks up on Bhagwant Mann’s Statement over Kejriwal

HS Phoolka Speaks up on Bhagwant Mann’s Statement over Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Lok Sabha MP from Sangrur in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, has held the party’s leadership responsible for defeat in the state Assembly elections. Breaking his silence after the Punjab state polls, Mann adopted a strident tone and attacked the AAP leadership. Mann said AAP lost Punjab not because of any tampering of […]

Bhagwant Mann slams Kejriwal

Bhagwant Mann slams Kejriwal

AAP MP from Sangrur, Punjab, and one of the star speakers of the party in its poll campaigns, Bhagwant Mann, has slammed the party leadership for “behaving like a mohalla cricket team,” and said AAP had committed a “historic blunder” in Punjab. “There is no use finding fault with the EVMs now when the party […]

Rana Gurjit dares Phoolka to prove conflict of interest

Rana Gurjit dares Phoolka to prove conflict of interest

Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh today dared AAP leaders to prove that his holding the power portfolio amounted to conflict of interest as he was selling electricity to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL). Earlier in the day, AAP had asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to change the portfolio of Power Minister […]

Captain Amarinder warns GANGSTERS

Captain Amarinder warns GANGSTERS

To break the flourishing militant-gangster nexus in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has given the go-ahead to set up an Anti-Terrorism Squad. Apart from this, the Punjab government is also mulling bringing a law called the Punjab Control of Organised Criminals Act (PCOCA) to crack the whip on organised crime in the state. “(The) ATS […]

Captain Amarinder summoned by Ludhiana court

Captain Amarinder summoned by Ludhiana court

A local court here on Monday summoned chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh for his appearance in person on July 20 in connection with a case filed against him by the income tax department. The prosecution complaint — the department’s equivalent of a police chargesheet — was filed last year under Sections 277 (false statement in […]

Flight engine catches fire, passengers chant prayers

Flight engine catches fire, passengers chant prayers

Passengers in a flight in Nigeria sobbed and chanted prayers after a technical glitch in the plane’s engines allegedly caused it to catch fire and fill with smoke. According to a report in Daily Mail, a video showed chaos in the cabin of an Aero Contractors flight as thick smoke filled the plane’s cabin for […]

25 CRPF Men Killed By Naxals In Chhattisgarh

25 CRPF Men Killed By Naxals In Chhattisgarh

In a deadly ambush by Naxals, 25 CRPF personnel were today killed and six other injured in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. The encounter with 74 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) occurred at Kala Pathar near Chintagufa in Sukma, the worst Maoist violence-affected district in south Bastar area of the state. The Naxals laid an […]

Councillor’s son commits suicide

Councillor’s son commits suicide

Restaurateur Mandeep Singh, 28, son of a local councillor, committed suicide at his house in Mohalla Jaswant Singh late last night. The police have booked district BJP president Jaswant Singh Padda for abetment to suicide (Section 306 of the IPC). Mandeep shot himself with a .32 bore revolver, sources said. A long-pending land dispute appears […]

Badal denies role in Jathedar of Takht Sri DamdamaSahib’s removal & pardon to Ram Rahim

Badal denies role in Jathedar of Takht Sri DamdamaSahib’s removal & pardon to Ram Rahim

Refuting the allegations levelled by former Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Giani Gurmukh Singh, former CM Parkash Singh Badal today claimed that it was wrong to say that any decision regarding the grant of pardon to Ram Rahim was taken at his residence. He said he had no role in the removal of Giani […]