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Govt stands by Moga DC after SEC orders transfer

Moga Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Hans had put off the election in two villages — Sekhan Kalan and Sekhan Mehar Singh — without keeping the Commission in the loop.

NIA to probe arrest of three Kashmiri students: Punjab DGP

The students were arrested last month in a joint operation by the Punjab Police and Special Operations Group (SoG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police from the hostel of CT Institute of Engineering Management and Technology in Shahpur, on the outskirts of Jalandhar.


Ensure cracker-bursting between 8 pm and 10 pm on Diwali: Punjab Govt to officers

All the authorities concerned have been ordered to maintain strict vigil on Diwali night to stop bursting of crackers outside the allowed limit of 8 pm to 10 pm only.

Sidhu attacks Sukhbir, alleges SAD chief reneges on offer to resign

“SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal has become adept at belting out packs of lies and has reneged on resigning as is evident from his statement that he is ready to resign if the party wills it so,” said Sidhu in a statement here.

Punjab considers auctioning sand mines in clusters

By auctioning mines in clusters, the Department of Mines hopes to sell sand at Rs 1,800 to Rs 2,000 per tractor-trolley to the end consumer, earn Rs 300 crore for the state exchequer and check illegal mining.

Punjab: A year later, $1 million Paddy Straw Management Challenge Fund yet to take off

The Punjab Cabinet gave clearance to the challenge fund in July last year. Since then, a paddy harvesting season has passed and another one is round the corner. Paddy procurement starts on October 1 every year and the stubble burning starts as harvesting reaches full swing in October.


I am told if I do not build a house now, it may not be registered later: Krishna Enclave resident

Jhampur village of Mohali district has one such unauthorised colony: Krishna Enclave, which at present has a few hundred houses already constructed. Many more are coming up.

95 unauthorised colonies in Mohali to be benefited from the Punjab govt’s regularisation decision

Unauthorised colonies, which came up before March 19, 2018, and where more than 25 per cent of plots had already been sold, shall be covered under the state government’s recently announced regularisation policy.

Industrial policy: Punjab Cabinet nod for guidelines on incentives

The Cabinet also agreed to revise the terms and conditions of the Dollar one million Paddy Straw Challenge Fund.

Ludhiana City Centre ‘scam’: Former SSP’s charges ‘wild, politically motivated’, Punjab government tells court

In its reply to the application filed by ex-SSP vigilance (Ludhiana) Kanwarjit Singh Sandhu in Rs 1,144-crore alleged Ludhiana city centre ‘scam’ in the sessions court here, the State of Punjab Thursday dismissed all allegations levelled by ex-SSP as “wild, baseless and politically motivated”.