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Under-17 candidates not eligible for NEET, says HC

Under-17 candidates not eligible for NEET, says HC

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab June 25, 2017 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that a candidate taking the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses without attaining the age of 17 would only be exhausting a chance. The High Court was hearing a petition filed against the Union Government and other respondentsRead More

Manpreet engineered fake loan waiver, alleges SAD

Manpreet engineered fake loan waiver, alleges SAD

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 25, 2017 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, The SAD-BJP alliance today accused Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal of engineering a fake loan waiver. They accused him of making promises without making any provision in the Budget to implement these. Addressing the media, SADchief Sukhbir Badal asked Manpreet to make it clear whether all loans of farmersRead More

Sidhu for action against illegal cable operators

Sidhu for action against illegal cable operators

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 25, 2017 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today set June 27 as deadline for the municipal authorities across the state to take action against cable network operators functioning sans approval and without paying the requisite charges. Sidhu said the action taken report against such operators must be submitted to the LocalRead More

SAD-BJP blasts Manpreet Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver

SAD-BJP blasts Manpreet Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 25, 2017 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh,  The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today blasted finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver which does not give any relief to poor farmers even as it asked him to tell Punjabis why he had played a cruel joke on themRead More

SAD, AAP playing fixed match, both parties are gripped by power struggles, says Jakhar

SAD, AAP playing fixed match, both parties are gripped by power struggles, says Jakhar

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 25, 2017 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Saturday accused the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of playing a fixed match before the polls and now again in the state assembly, which they had reduced to a battleground due to their inter and intra party power struggles.Read More

AAP burns effigies of CM, Speaker

AAP burns effigies of CM, Speaker

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 24, 2017 at 5:41 am 0 comments

Sangrur/Moga/Ropar, Aam Aadmi Party workers today burnt effigies of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and Speaker Rana KP Singh across the state in protest against the misbehaviour with the party’s women MLAs and tossing of turbans of Sikh legislators. In Sunam, AAP workers gathered at Agarsain chowk and raised slogans againstRead More

Kurki’ goes; go-ahead to e-auction of farm produce

Kurki’ goes; go-ahead to e-auction of farm produce

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab June 24, 2017 at 5:40 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, In a major relief to the farmers, the Assembly today scrapped “kurki”, a practice under which mortgaged land is auctioned to recover loans, by abolishing Section 67-A of the Punjab Cooperative Societies Act, 1961. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra said the Congress government had fulfilled a major poll promise byRead More

Day after ruckus, Oppn walks out

Day after ruckus, Oppn walks out

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 24, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Protesting against yesterday’s incident of tossing of turbans and manhandling of Opposition MLAs, the SAD-BJP and AAP MLAs trooped out of the Assembly minutes after the session resumed today. The SAD-BJP MLAs wore black robes to protest against the turban tossing incident. Even non-Sikh MLAs were seen sporting turbans.Read More

Fastway evaded Rs 684-cr tax: Sidhu

Fastway evaded Rs 684-cr tax: Sidhu

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 24, 2017 at 5:35 am 0 comments

Chandigarh, Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today egged Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on to act against business cartels allegedly allowed to flourish under the Akali-BJP rule, claiming his department had uncovered tax evasion worth Rs 684 crore by Fastway Transmission Private Limited. The multi-system cable operator (MSO)Read More

Punjab assembly amends law to keep highway tipplers in high spirits

Punjab assembly amends law to keep highway tipplers in high spirits

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 24, 2017 at 4:58 am 0 comments

Chandigarh,  The Punjab assembly on Friday amended an excise law to allow hotels, restaurants and clubs within 500 metres of national and state highways in the northern state to serve liquor. The amendment to Section 26-A of the Punjab Excise Act, 1914, comes in the wake of a Supreme CourtRead More