Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has given in principle approval for the SOG, and suggested its personnel could be sent to Israel for training. The annual expenditure on it has been estimated at about Rs 5.7 crore
According to a list available with the Punjab government, more than 15 Gujjar deras in three districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Pathankot alone are situated in close proximity to the border.
About three years after the Vigilance Bureau \suggested giving stricter punishment to anyone giving false information to public servants in corruption cases, Punjab government is likely to give its nod to the proposal for enhanced punishment.
All three suicides have been attributed to farm crisis and alleged exploitation by commission agents. Left behind in the family are Devinder’s mother, his wife and daughter Arshpreet, studying in Class II.
The hijackers were arrested on September 30, 1981 after Pakistani commandos entered the plane. There were no deaths or injuries. The men spent three years in a military prison, and were put on trial for the hijack in 1984. They were sentenced to life imprisonment on January 20, 1986.
Bhattal paid Rs 84 lakh to get no-dues certificate to be eligible to contest Feb 4 Assembly polls
For the last three years, the families had been waiting with a hope that one day the fight will get over in Mosul and there will be some information about the missing men.
Navjot Singh Sidhu had also said that four IAS officers who approved such tenders as MC Commissioners would also be chargesheeted for “alloting works worth Rs 500 out of Rs 800 crore through single bid tenders”.
Kin were assured the missing men were in a prison; reports suggest it’s in ruins now.
An official in the transport department said there have not been many takers for the number and there is a considerable backlog of the number across the state in different series of registration numbers in the past.
As per the terms and conditions sent by the Home department, AG is to be paid a retainership fee of Rs 2.5 lakh per month, revised from Rs 1.10 lakh retainership fee paid earlier, or the pay or allowances admissible to a cabinet minister.
The Delhi High Court on May 18, 2017 vacated the trial court order. It ordered Section 82 CrPC proceedings against the absconding accused persons and summoned Tejinder and Satnam to appear and seek bail and face trial in the case
The family members said they received calls from Sushma’s private secretary Vijay P Dwivedi Friday. Devinder Singh, brother of one of the missing men Gobinder Singh, said this will be the 12th meeting with Sushma since the men, believed to have been abducted by IS militants on June 11, 2014, were reported missing.
Sources told The Indian Express on Thursday that Finance Department had again declined to give its nod to the proposal while emphasising that the Home Department did not categorically respond to its observations and objections.
Two protesters, who were part of the group protesting against the alleged desecration of Guru Granth Sahib, were killed in the firing incident.
Gurpinder Kaur added: “They (MEA) had said they know the exact location of the abducted men and they already had a word with the Iraqi government (to rescue them after Mosul was freed). Now they are not ready to even admit that Iraqi forces have recaptured Mosul.”
Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi was not available for comment despite repeated attempts. He did not respond to phone calls and text messages.
Additional Director General of Police Harpreet Singh Sidhu also made ADGP (border) ; state now has 11 DGPs
Set up on April 14 by the Amarinder Singh government, the Ranjit Singh Commission was given six months to probe the desecration cases of all religions. It was on May 20 that the Commission in its first advertisement in newspapers asked people to record their statements about desecration of any religious scripture belonging to any religion.
Rajjit was asked about posting of Inderjit during his tenure as Tarn Taran and Hoshiarpur SSP. Rajjit is learnt to have said that Inderjit was posted in Tarn Taran when he (Rajjit) headed the district as SSP.
AAP MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira added another dimension to the drama as he beamed the face-off live on Facebook for 4 minutes and 34 seconds.
The photo gallery will be set up at the basement of the Bluestar Memorial inside the Golden Temple complex. The memorial, which was thrown open in April 2013, was named as Gurdwara Yaadgar Shaheedan (Martyrs Memorial Gurdwara).
"Policemen found out that while two gangsters had committed suicide and the third one was battling for life due to gunshot injury,” Faridkot Senior Superintendent of Police Nanak Singh said
Police of Punjab and Haryana claimed the three killed themselves after being cornered by their joint team at their “hideout”
The Captain Amarinder Singh government is likely to make the an announcement soon but farmers’ organisations and opposition parties are sceptical about the extent of the waiver planned
The Captain Amarinder Singh government is likely to make an announcement during the budget session of the Assembly that begins on June 14
The Khattar government, which took over in October 2014, cited “high budget” and demands from various quarters to do away with the Cabinet rank given to Hooda.
The family members, who were meeting her for the first time since October 2016, wanted to know what efforts the government was taking to locate the missing men now that most of Mosul had been liberated
Jo aata hai vo jaata bhi hai. Hamne bhi jaana hai, aapne bhi jaana hai (Everyone who is born has to die. I will also go. You will also go): Parkash Singh Badal
Canadian envoy Nadir Patel had on Tuesday expressed “regret” at the inconvenience caused.
The men, who were working on construction sites in Mosul, are believed to have been abducted by IS militants on June 11, 2014.
“The arrested terrorists were identified as Mann Singh (40) and Sher Singh (28) from Sri Hargobindpur (Gurdaspur) and Kartarpur (Jalandhar), respectively,” a Punjab government release said.
Ex-IRS officer will be CM’s financial adviser
Abolishing the post of DTOs and transferring the powers of DTOs to sub-divisional magistrates was one of the key decisions of Amarinder government in its first cabinet meeting on March 18.
Chairing the meeting, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks two states to talk it out
Rajnath Singh, as per a press release by Punjab government, however, said if dialogues failed to yield results, the matter should be left to the courts to decide.