Punjab

3 weeks after win, case of illegal mining against MLA cancelled

3 weeks after win, case of illegal mining against MLA cancelled

Three weeks after he won the Shahkot Assembly byelection on May 31, an FIR for illegal mining lodged against Congress leader Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia at Mehatpur police station has been cancelled by the Jalandhar (Rural) police.Laddi was booked on May 4 under Section 21 of the Mines and Minerals …

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Consumers in rural areas to shell out more for power

Consumers in rural areas to shell out more for power

Power consumers in rural areas of the state will now have to shell out more. The 10-15 paisa per unit hike in tariff, caused by the 2 per cent increase in electricity duty (from 13 to 15 per cent), will be in retrospective effect from April 1.This is the third …

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BKU activists lay siege to Rampura police station

BKU activists lay siege to Rampura police station

Activists of the BKU Ekta Ugrahan on Wednesday laid a permanent siege to the Rampura police station to protest the alleged failure of the police in arresting Amarjeet Sharma, a Congress leader from Bhagta Bhaika, in connection with the abetment to suicide case registered against him. A farmer from Dhurkot …

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Accused of theft, Dalit boy tied to tree, given shocks

Accused of theft, Dalit boy tied to tree, given shocks

A 17-year-old Dalit boy of Thandewala village was allegedly tied to a tree, half-stripped, thrashed and given shocks by some farmers over suspicion that he stole two bottles of soft drink, a pressure cooker and “ghee” from their fields on Saturday night.His family said the boy was mentally challenged and …

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No groundwork, late sowing ‘diktat’ goes unheard

No groundwork, late sowing ‘diktat’ goes unheard

The government steps to make farmers plant early maturing and less water-consuming paddy varieties, either forcefully or by creating awareness, stand exposed as transplantation officially begins on Wednesday.It seems another year has been lost on saving groundwater, as a majority of farmers across the state have already transplanted water-guzzling varieties …

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Sangrur’s Eliza topper in AIIMS exam

Sangrur’s Eliza topper in AIIMS exam

Sangrur girl Eliza on Monday aced the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS entrance examination, even as students from Punjab and Haryana bagged the top four positions.Bathinda’s Ramneek Kaur Mahal bagged the second rank, while Panchkula’s Mehak Arora claimed the third position. Manraj Singh Sra, also from Bathinda, …

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Settle Rs 31,000-cr food account: Capt to PM

Settle Rs 31,000-cr food account: Capt to PM

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for settlement of Rs 31,000 crore ‘food account’ against procurement of wheat and paddy, a matter hanging fire for long.Capt Amarinder said the erstwhile state government erroneously took upon itself the financial burden, which should have …

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CM thanks Shahkot, mum on demands

CM thanks Shahkot, mum on demands

Even as new Shahkot MLA Hardev Singh Laddi handed over a long list of demands of people of his constituency to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh during a thanksgiving rally held here post the recent bypoll, nothing much was announced on Thursday.It largely remained a plain thanksgiving event with none …

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