The flag is illuminated by LED lights from three poles, each 65-ft high; and, the entire project has cost the state government about Rs 3.5 crore, so far.
The Gurdaspur jail administration has asked police to register a case against the inmates for rioting, causing damage to public property and interfering in government duty among other offences.
‘Ahead of wheat procurement season, it would lead to large-scale disruption’
Sukhbir’s party faced a crushing defeat this time, with AAP getting more seats than the SAD-BJP combine and pushing the latter to the third position in the state.
From Patti, Congress’ Harmander Singh Gill defeated four time MLA and cabinet minister Adesh Partap Singh Karion.
Out of 25 seats in the region, only three candidates of the SAD-BJP alliance — two Akali and one BJP — won.
Badal's son Sukhbir Badal had taken over as SAD president in 2008 as he was believed to have played a key role in steering SAD to victory in 2007
Incidentally, all three approached police on their own and recorded their statements, supporting the prosecution’s theory of conspiracy and execution of the sensational jailbreak.
The flag was unfurled at a height of 355 feet from the base — which is five feet high.
"We have repeatedly said the AAP has no connection with any party contesting the Gurudwara elections."
Two INLD members of Parliament, Sirsa Lok Sabha MP Charanjit Singh Rori and Rajya Sabha MP Ram Prakash and at least 14 INLD MLAs and six former MLAs were among those arrested
Punjab police issued repeated warnings to the protesters to leave the place, declaring their assembly as “unlawful”.
Heavy police deployment in view of INLD call to workers to storm into Punjab and start digging work for the canal
The Punjab Police will also use drones and a state government chopper has been kept at standby to take stock of the situation on Thursday.
The Punjab police have plans to keep a tab on Punjab-Haryana border by pressing the state government helicopter into service on February 23.
Car manufacturer able to ascertain first three digits of engine number of the car used in the blast.
In 2012, fake Indian currency notes worth a face value of Rs 46.21 lakh were seized by the BSF posted at the Punjab border.
"Both the wives were staying in same house with him. And his mother also accompanied them when they visited him," police said.
Additional Director General, Prisons, Rohit Choudhary, said random inspections were being carried out in jails across the state “at all levels”.
Revealing this, one of the investigators told The Indian Express that Sekhon’s wife and mother had also met him in Indore where he lived for some time after the jailbreak.
The Indian Express has learnt, that “prominent personalities belonging to Punjab Police, leaders belonging to parties like Shiv Sena, leaders of sects like Dera Sacha Sauda etc. are prime targets of Punjab radicals.”
Bathinda, the district in which Maur Mandi falls, alone has more than 30 manufacturers of such number plates.
He maintained that the Congress nominee from Maur Mandi, Harminder Singh Jassi, was the target and added that police were probing the case from a number of angles.
Region by Punjab region, which seats contributed to overall 79%, which seats pulled average back.
In a conversation with The Indian Express on the blast that claimed six lives, Gill said: “Actually, I had predicted that because of the activities of certain political parties there will be terrorist incidents.”
Known for anti-incumbency vote, Majha for once went with SAD-BJP in 2012; now voters wonder whether anger against govt will help Congress or AAP.
The incident took place at Maur Mandi shortly after 8.30 pm, around the time Congress Maur candidate Harminder Singh Jassi wrapped up his campaign speech.
Palwinder is a government teacher and according to law, no government employee can campaign or seek votes during elections.
PM Modi made the remarks while addressing a SAD-BJP rally in Kotkapura town of Faridkot district, which was at the centre of the 2015 desecration incidents.
From being the country’s youngest ever chief minister in 1970 to its oldest in 2017, 89-year-old Parkash Singh Badal’s hold over Punjab has few parallels. So does the family’s.
The BJP and SAD have evenly split Amristar's 10 seats — the Lok Sabha constituency and its nine segments
The inspection was carried out after a complaint was made to the EC.
In a triangular contest where the anti-incumbent sentiment against SAD is sure to hit BJP as well, Jaitley’s demonetisation ‘pep’ talk appears aimed at boosting the party’s morale
Jaitley said both were caught when Congress was at the helm of affairs, adding that information about the bank accounts came during the UPA government’s reign in 2011.
The June 2016 desecration of Quran incident does not appear to be an election issue this time. Voters in Malerkotla want development
Barnala is survived by his widow, Surjit Kaur, and two sons.