Khaira wants all CPSs dismissed

Former Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday demanded the dismissal of all Chief Parliamentary Secreataries (CPS) in Punjab and registration of criminal cases against them under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act,1971,for misusing the national flag.

Written by Express News Service | Jalandhar | Updated: April 17, 2014 5:47 pm

Former Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday demanded the dismissal of all Chief Parliamentary Secreataries (CPS) in Punjab and registration of criminal cases against them under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act,1971,for misusing the national flag. In a letter written to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal he also threatened to move the high court,if the misuse of the flag was not stopped within two weeks. He has alleged that the CPSs have installed the Tricolour on their official cars in blatant violation of Section 3 of the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper use) Act,1950.

Upset with wife,man kills 80-year-old

Nawanshahr: A motor mechanic,who was reportedly upset with his wife,allegedly killed an old man at a farm house,where the accused had taken shelter for the night on Monday. Nachhatar Pal alias Billa (37) of Jhingeran village,reportedly came to a farm house located at Mukandpur-Chakdana Road,and met owner Tirath Singh Chahal and urged him to sort out the matter with his wife. Chahal told the accused that it was too late and they would take up the matter in the morning,police said. The accused slept in the farm house with the victim,Sohan Singh (80) of Jandiala village,who was Chahal’s relative. At night,in a fit of anger,Pal allegedly murdered the old man .

Seek law and order report: MP to Shinde

Amritsar: Alleging “lawlessness” and “inept and lethargic” attitude by the Punjab Police in investigating the Faridkot minor abduction case,Gurdaspur MP Partap Singh Bajwa has written to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,urging him to seek a report from the Punjab governor on the current law and order situation in the state. “If need be,the case may please be handed over to the CBI as the actions of the state government and police are a mere eye-wash aimed at brushing things under the carpet,” Bajwa’s letter reads. Bajwa alleged that instead of making any sincere efforts to trace the girl,the police had started a “vilification” campaign against the girl and her family.

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