Navjeevan Gopal


SSP’s ‘complicity’ with cop arrested in drugs case: ‘No fight, court has given me directions’
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

The HC directed the three-member SIT headed by Chattopadhyaya to submit a final report by May 9, in a drugs case involving alleged complicity of SSP Raj Jit Singh.

Brakes on Harike project, amphibious bus seeks new waters
Mon, Apr 23, 2018

As the project is non-functional, the contractor has been repeatedly writing to the tourism department to pay for the salaries of employees engaged by him.

Pakistan cricketer Hasan Ali has ‘field day’ at Wagah Border, BSF to lodge protest
Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Pakistan cricketer Hasan Ali entered the flag-lowering ceremony and made his signature wicket-taking gesture towards the Border Security Force (BSF) and Indian audience.

SC order to raze illegal constructions in Kasauli: Affected hoteliers in shock, want to move review plea against order 
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

The Court has ordered the demolition of portions deemed illegal of over a dozen hotels that are spread over an area spanning from Dharampur to Kasauli and part of the Kasauli Development Plan.

Politician, retired Colonel, Army aspirant in friend list of ‘ISI FB account’
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

The three men separately told The Indian Express they did not know the woman they befriended, and that they “might have just accepted the friend request in routine”.

In spite of Mosul, Punjab workers make beeline for Iraq
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

While skilled and experienced men reach Iraq directly after getting a work visa from the Iraqi consulate, others use “agents” to reach Iraq “via Dubai and Iran”.

Moga man held in police-MI joint operation, cops say was ISI spy
Fri, Mar 30, 2018

"The accused was providing them information about movements of Army units, construction of new bunkers on the Indian side of border, photographs of Army vehicles along with their formation signs, information about Army exercises and training," the police said,

Year after appointment, CWG gold medallist removed as Punjab DSP
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

The Indian Express has learnt that Chief Minister Amarinder Singh cleared the file for her removal from the post of DSP last month. However, after her removal, Kaur wrote to CM seeking reinstatement as DSP.

Amarinder has not shown spine to tackle corruption, drug issue: Khaira
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

The AAP MLA also referred to alleged scams in GMADA and irrigation department and said a former chief engineer and a contractor could not have alone done bungling of Rs 1200 crore and Rs 1000 crore, respectively.

Agri sector’s subsidy up, its share down in state GSDP in 2014-17: CAG report tabled in Punjab Assembly
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

The report also noted that with the provision of free power supply to agriculture sector in March 1997, the preference for irrigation shifted from canal to electricity operated tubewells.

Captain’s homeland call to NRI youth from state has no takers
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Just one applicant in six months for ‘connect with your roots’ programme.

Always said they were killed, says lone survivor Harjit Masih
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

As Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj Tuesday confirmed 39 Indians missing in Iraq since 2014 had been killed by IS, she reiterated that Masih had lied and called his version a “cock and bull story”

Indians killed in Iraq: For four years, swinging between hope, despair
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a statement in Parliament on Tuesday confirmed the deaths of 39 Indians abducted in Iraq in 2014.

Harjit Masih on 39 Indians killed in Iraq: My stand vindicated, case against me should be withdrawn
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Harjit Masih who faces a case on the complaint of families of dead men and is out on bail said, "Now, since the government has admitted that the men are dead, case against me should be withdrawn."

‘Amarinder Singh has outsourced this govt to bureaucracy… he is not interested’
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

SAD president and former deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal shares his assessment of one year of the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab.

Arvind Kejriwal says sorry to Bikram Singh Majithia, his Punjab MLAs call it ‘meek surrender’
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

AAP sources said Kejriwal hopes to “similarly resolve” the defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the allegations he made regarding Jaitley’s stint as head of the Delhi and District Cricket Association.

CM Amarinder Singh’s Guardians of Governance project draws fire from all sides
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

The ex-servicemen hired in the inaugural phase were given a five-day training at the Punjab government-run Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration. It cost the government Rs 66 lakh.

A-Z of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s first year
Sun, Mar 11, 2018

On the completion of one year of Amarinder Singh’s government, here is a review from Indian Express

Around ammunition depot & Ordnance Transit Group: Army red-flags Pathankot MC resolution to regularise illegal structures
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Pathankot Mayor and BJP leader Anil Vasudev said he went through the 2016 notification and there was nothing, which suggested that any particular installation in the city had been excluded.

I-T tribunal rejects university’s appeal for tax exemption, says it is ‘into profit making’
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

The university sought exemption from taxation saying its sole purpose was imparting education and surpluses cannot be said to be an activity of profit making.