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Neighbour Charged In The Killing Of Mohali Boy

Neighbour Charged In The Killing Of Mohali Boy

MOHALI – Twelve days after the recovery of six-year-old Mehram Sandhu’s body from a dump yard, the Mohali Police claimed to have cracked the case. They have arrested the victim’s neighbour, Tajinder Singh alias Ganju, here today.
“Ganju (26), who is a drunkard, kidnapped and killed Mehram for ransom,” claimed Paramjit Singh Gill, Inspector General of [...]

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Congress Only Choice For Punjab, Says PPCC President Bajwa With Ongoing SAD-BJP Tussle

Congress Only Choice For Punjab, Says PPCC President Bajwa With Ongoing SAD-BJP Tussle

AMRITSAR – The upcoming municipal elections would be a litmus test for the ruling alliance and the Congress ahead of the 2017 Assembly poll in the state, said Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa, claiming that people had already decided to vote out the SAD-BJP combine.
Bajwa attended various public meetings organised by former MLA Jasbir [...]

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Burning Protest!

Burning Protest!

Activists of the BJP Mahila Morcha burnt an effigy of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Partap Singh Bajwa for his comments on Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal’s niece Rosy Bhattal, who joined the BJP recently. Bajwa had called Rosy Bhattal as “mara samaan” (poor stuff).

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Fee Hike Protest Turns Bloody At Punjabi University

Fee Hike Protest Turns Bloody At Punjabi University

PATIALA – Punjabi University students protesting the recent fee hike were dragged and beaten up by the police in one of the most violent clashes on the campus in recent times. More than 24 persons, including students, policemen, journalists and officials, were injured.
The police have registered a case against 27 identified students, including five girls, [...]

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Govt Slashes Budget For Kabaddi Cup Ceremony

Govt Slashes Budget For Kabaddi Cup Ceremony

MUKTSAR – The inaugural ceremony of the fifth World Kabaddi Cup would be held in Jalandhar and the closing ceremony at Badal village in Muktsar district. The tournament would be held from December 6 to 20.
Sources said the government had decided to decrease the expenses on both these ceremonies. “This year an amount of Rs [...]

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Dalit Baba Rampal’s Sent To Jail After Bail Rejected

Dalit Baba Rampal’s Sent To Jail After Bail Rejected

CHANDIGARH – The Punjab and Haryana High Court today sent controversial sect head Rampal to jail, hours after a Division Bench cancelled his bail in the 2006 murder case.
Rampal was presented before the Punjab and Haryana High Court in tight security this afternoon. Taking up Rampal’s case, the HC directed him to be produced again [...]

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Cheaper Sand On Cards As Punjab Begins Mining At Another Quarry

Cheaper Sand On Cards As Punjab Begins Mining At Another Quarry

NAWANSHAHR – The state government started mining operations at its second state-run quarry at Burj Tehal Dass village here. The quarry is spread over 53 acres.
The move aimed at providing sand and gravel to residents at controlled rates. The government had earlier started mining at a site in Hoshiarpur.
Shakti Kumar Sharma, Chairman, Punjab Small Industries [...]

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Tainted Cop Named In Moga Sex Scam Up For IPS

Tainted Cop Named In Moga Sex Scam Up For IPS

The 1990-batch PPS officer Paramdeep Singh Sandhu among the 15-member panel sent to the UPSC.
CHANDIGARH – The name of 1990-batch Punjab Police Service (PPS) officer Paramdeep Singh Sandhu is being sent by the Punjab Government for his promotion to the Indian Police Service (IPS).
Sandhu has been booked in several cases, including the infamous Moga sex [...]

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Deadly Collision!

Deadly Collision!

Five members of a family from Valtoha village in Tarn Taran and three of a family from Zira in Ferozepur were killed in a car-truck collision on the Barnala-Moga road at Ramgarh village, 25 km from here. The ill-fated car that collided with a truck on the Barnala-Moga road near Ramgarh village on Tuesday.

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Akali-BJP Rift Widens As SAD Accuses BJP Minister Joshi Of Amassing Illegal Wealth

Akali-BJP Rift Widens As SAD Accuses BJP Minister Joshi Of Amassing Illegal Wealth

Akalis Demand Joshi’s Resignation!
AMRITSAR – The rift between the ruling alliance partners — the SAD and the BJP — widened today. The SAD accused Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi of corruption and sought his resignation, while the BJP charged the SAD with patronising sand, land, liquor and cable mafia in the state.
The tussle between the [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »