Raakhi Jagga


Ahead of wheat harvesting season: Dalits gather to address concerns over auction of Panchayati land
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Echoing similar views, Vinay Partap Singh of Bhim Army also condemned the decision of the Punjab government to set up an industrial park in Sangrur over panchayati land.

Payment affidavits for tubewells under Tatkal scheme worry farmers
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

If one applies for seeking tubewell connection under general category, one will get as and when the turn will come and in that case, no power bill will be charged.

Ludhiana MC polls: BJP’s fortunes see steady slide since 2002, SAD on a seesaw
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

BJP’s individual performance has seen a decline since 2002 when it won 45.9% of its seats. The number fell to 32% in 2012 and to 21.2% in 2018.

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation polls on Saturday amid clashes
Sat, Feb 24, 2018

During the campaign, clashes had taken place between Congress, AAP and Lok Insaaf party (LIP) workers.

Ludhiana civic polls: Migrant voters hold key to many wards, but no tickets for them from SAD-BJP
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

While Congress, AAP and LIP have given one ticket each to migrant candidates, this has not been done by SAD-BJP alliance that had migrant councilors in the previous house.

Ferozepur: Orchestra owner killed in pre-wedding function, police hunt for suspect
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

The incident occurred on February 16 during a shagun ceremony where the deceased along with members of his group had come to perform. An FIR has been lodged based on the statement of one Gurjan Singh, a member of the orchestra.

The law, penalty, and aid for acid attack cases
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

Only since 2013 are there specific laws to deal with acid attack cases, while state governments are still to regularise compensation

Crack Maur blast case soon or hand it over to CBI: Congress MLA Harminder Jassi to police
Sat, Feb 17, 2018

The blast took place near the venue of Jassi’s election meeting in Maur Mandi of Bathinda district, killing his personal assistant Pritpal Singh Pali.

Inquiry indicts AAP’s MLA from Talwandi Sabo
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Baljinder Kaur also happens to be the state president of AAP’s women wing and she has said that she will appeal to the Election Commission of India after getting a copy of the report.

Ludhiana civic polls: 50 per cent seats reserved for women, but male kin dominate poll show
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

To give more representation to women, 50 per cent of the seats have been reserved for them in the local body polls. Ludhiana has 95 wards and 40 seats have been reserved for women in general category by the Congress. The SAD and BJP have reserved 20 seats each for women candidates.

Maur Mandi bomb blast: A year later, statements by 4 witnesses point to Dera Sacha Sauda ‘link’
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

The Maur Mandi blast took place on January 31 around 8:30 pm soon after a poll rally of Congress MLA Harminder Singh Jassi whose daughter is married to Dera head Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s son Jasmeet Singh.

2017 Bathinda blast case: Four Dera followers record statements
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

The incident, which had happened four days before the Vidhan Sabha polls in Punjab, claimed seven lives and left  25 others injured.

Prepare for early elections, Sukhbir Singh Badal urges SAD workers
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Once again Sukhbir Badal said that Congress had set the stage for re-imposing power bills on agriculture motors by installing meters at various grids.

After stir, Punjab State Electricity Board staff get last month’s salary
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

Devinder Goyal, general secretary of the association, said the PSPCL management had failed to take proactive measures on the financial front particularly to get subsidy amount released from Punjab government.

Killa Raipur fest concludes: Will take up agenda to bring back bullock cart races, says Navjot Singh Sidhu
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Talking about the upcoming Municipal Corporation polls in Ludhiana, he said, “The Congress will win by a huge margin . Already, Punjab government has a plan worth Rs 1,540 crore for Ludhiana city under which several development works are to be done.

Dhindsa dismisses gangster Ravi Deol’s allegations against his relative
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

AAP demands action against SAD leader Cherry, Dhindsa alleges Congress conspiracy

Punjab: Kila Raipur games begin, minus bullock cart races
Sat, Feb 03, 2018

Games for physically challenged, deaf and mute, and senior citizens will also be organised.

Man attempts suicide on Facebook Live over land dispute
Sat, Feb 03, 2018

Throughout the video, he alleged that his taya (paternal uncle) got his father’s four acres of land transferred on his name fraudulently.

Union Budget 2018 not for small and medium sector: Punjab SAD councillor
Fri, Feb 02, 2018

"Over 50 per cent of the economy is being supported by MSMEs, but there was no mention about this sector," said Jagbir Singh Sokhi, president of Ludhiana sewing machine industry and also a SAD councillor.

2017 Bathinda blast: One year on, victims await justice, seek reimbursement of medical bills
Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Seven persons, including five kids, had died, while 25 were injured in the blast.