‘Pani Bachao Paisa Kamao’ was launched last year as a pilot project by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on six of the state’s 5,900 rural power feeders that cater to 14.16 lakh tube wells.
Malvinder Singh and his brother Shivinder Singh have been arrested for allegedly diverting funds and causing a loss of Rs 2,397 crore to Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL), a subsidiary of Religare Enterprises Ltd. The brothers were followers of the RSSB at one time.
Talking to The Indian Express, the tent city’s project manager, Pankaj Sharma, said that they have divided the tent city into three parts which include Tent City -1, near Gurudwara Ber Sahib, on 96 acres, Tent City-2 on 40 acres on Kapurthala road and Tent City-3 in 120 acres on Lohian road.
Phoolka’s reaction came a day after Punjab AAP president Bhagwant Mann, in a veiled attack, on the former Dakha MLA said that the Election Commission of India should recover bypoll expense from such elected representatives who resign at their own will.
Phagwara city is home to a cross section of groups, communities and sects. Over the past decade, the city has remained witness to countless clashes between them, possibly the reason why the issue was kept alive during elections here.
Phagwara being a reserved constituency, every candidate here is looking to getting more and more Dalit votes. In Mukerian, the Dalit, Rajput, Saini and Chang communities will play a crucial role in deciding the winner.
With the beginning of Monsoon season from June 1, Punjab received deficit rain in June, August and September only in July, Punjab witnessed surplus rain. Majority of Haryana’s 43 districts remained under deficient rain during this monsoon.
A letter, issued by the Joint Secretary and Chief Passport Officer, Ministry of External Affairs, mentioned that the ministry had received a few references from its missions/posts abroad for extending passport facilities with endorsement of a spouse of the same sex as that of the applicant.
On Tuesday, arhtiyas wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, seeking their intervention to resolve the issue, claiming that farmers were not ready to get their banks accounts linked to Public Financial Management System (PFMS) portal.
While authorities claim that the school will not be closed, teachers and parents fear that 576 students from Classes VI to XII will be relocated to over half a dozen other government schools located far away, to make way for an AFPI for Male
Punjab government’s data states that 3,330 farmers have taken their lives due to farm debt since 2000 till date, of which 698 committed suicide in the past four years, most of them in the Malwa region.