The Bill was passed after the SAD-BJP government came under criticism following incidents of desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari in October 2015.
Kumar alleged that Indian authorities had acted in an “irresponsible” manner by failing to trace a man who had apparently been released
All members of the STF will have power to register and investigate cases across the state, cutting across jurisdiction issues
The incident happened at a girls school in Nabha where Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was invited as special guest
Salwinder has been declared proclaimed offender in one case and has not joined investigation in the other case so far
The trust is in process of getting 72 feet by 48 feet Tricolour, hoping a smaller flag would last longer at 355 feet.
The Congress government has stressed it would treat addicts “humanely”, as victims rather than criminals, and put in place a strategy to rehabilitate them.
Public comfort was the justification offered by transporters to wangle the route extensions, said the official.
On drugs, we will be following multi-pronged approach in which we will focus on gaining the crucial support of public.
This is the fifth flag to be hoisted on the flagpole after it was inaugurated earlier this month. Unlike the previous ones, all brand new replacements, this one is a repaired flag.
The auditor indicts the state power utility for shutting down own plants, not availing rebate & incurring losses due to non-functional micro-hydel projects
For the 18 MLAs of SAD-BJP alliance, eight Innovas and 10 Gypsies have been allocated.
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.
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