Ravinder has declared that his main motive of contesting Lok Sabha polls is to fight against the “school fee mafia” being run by private schools and stop parents who cannot afford expensive education for their children from being looted.
He is an M.Phil in police administration and did his Ph.D. in jails administration from Panjab University, Chandigarh. If elected, his top priority will be to raise issues of ad-hoc (contractual) teachers and harassment that they face.
Time-bound justice, right to education and best medical treatment, these are some of the poll demands of acid attack survivors who have started a countrywide campaign called ‘Jago Chunav Hai’ to spread awareness.
The letter from MEA confirming the execution, was received by Seema Rani on Tuesday, said her advocate Vinod Kumar, through whom she had filed a petition in Punjab and Haryana High Court to know status of her husband Satwinder Singh who was in Riyadh jail since 2015.
Recording more than 2,000 songs together, Mohd Sadiq-Ranjit Kaur delivered several hits in over 35 years. Sadiq would pay the traditional instrument 'tumbi' and together their debut songs would become instant hits and are hummed even today in Punjabi rural households
Thousands of followers, who call themselves ‘premis’ and address dera chief as ‘pitaji’, gathered at the dera’s Naam Charcha Ghar (prayer hall) at village Gahaur of Ludhiana Sunday where members of the political wing addressed them. They were told to “stay united” and “not let outsiders break their unity”.
At a time when India is demanding an unconditional apology from the British govt for the mayhem that changed the course of independence movement, history questions the Punjab royals who never condemned the bloody Baisakhi
The video titled ‘Humsaye Maa Jaye’ (Children of the Same Soil) — released on YouTube by Pakistan TV actor Bushra Ansari — shows two women neighbours inside their homes divided by a wall symbolising the Indian-Pakistan border.
With education and knowledge knowing no boundaries, a government primary school in village Sadda Singh Wala of Mansa district in Punjab has established a mathematics park for students in Savitribai Phule's memory with her life-size statue installed in it.
Harpreet Singh (27), an Indian Trade Service (ITS) officer with the Ministry of Commerce, from Doraha town of Ludhiana and currently posted at Delhi, has secured AIR 19, as per UPSC results declared Friday.
The 48-year-old Bains, known for his firebrand aggressive politics of “sting operations” and “raids” that he shares live on social media, had unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Lok Sabha polls from Ludhiana as an Independent.
Former Minister of State for External Affairs and wife of Capt Amarinder Singh, Preneet Kaur had represented Patiala three times in the Lok Sabha before tasting defeat at the hands on Gandhi, who won by a margin of 20,900 votes.
The mayhem unleashed by the British troops on the unarmed civilians during a peaceful gathering at Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919 remains a defining moment in the history of the Indian struggle for independence. Two Sikh historians compile accounts by 40 eyewitnesses, who lived to tell the tale.
Khanna police have refuted the allegations with senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dhruv Dahiya Monday saying that he is “open to any kind of probe” and that “every single paisa was counted and packed in front of the Income Tax officials who were kept in loop at every step”.
An initiative — ‘Har Hath Kalam’ — by a group of 70-odd youngsters is taking beggars and ragpickers off the streets in Patiala and putting them in schools. They have already transformed 100 lives in past year. The going, however, has not been easy. The Indian Express traces the ups and downs of the initiative, and its success story