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Bittu was mastermind of Bargari sacrilege

CHANDIGARH, June 23 -- A bakery shop owner from Kotkapura and state committee member of Dera Sacha Sauda Mohinder Pal Bittu, who was murdered in the Nabha high-security jail on Saturday, was the maste... Read More


Role of key Sidhu aides in Zirakpur MC functioning under VB scanner

Chandigarh, June 23 -- The role of a few key aides of sulking Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife has come under Punjab Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau's lens in connection with the a... Read More


Paucity of funds mars govt's proposal to deploy CISF men in state jails

CHANDIGARH, June 21 -- Punjab government has temporarily put down its proposal of deploying Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) men to guard jails in Punjab due to paucity of funds. The state go... Read More


Paucity of funds mars govt's proposal to deploy CISF men in state jails

CHANDIGARH, June 20 -- Punjab government has temporarily put down its proposal of deploying Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) men to guard jails in Punjab due to paucity of funds. The state go... Read More


One more sub-committee, fee regulation goes round in circles

Chandigarh, June 16 -- Captain Amarinder Singh government's move to set-up a regulatory body to monitor fee in private technical, higher education and engineering institutes and universities is set to... Read More


Auction of PICT land in Zirakpur under VB lens

India, June 14 -- Chandigarh: The auction of 2.5 acres of prime land in Lohgarh village near Zirakpur by Punjab Institute of Co-operative Training Ltd (PICT) to a single bidder, almost on the reserved... Read More


Why new notification on MBBS, BDS seats has become bone of contention

CHANDIGARH, June 12 -- The Punjab government's June 6 notification to change the criteria for admission into MBBS (bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery) and BDS (bachelor of dental surgery) co... Read More


Decoding state government's new notification on MBBS, BDS seats

CHANDIGARH, June 12 -- The Punjab government's June 6 notification to change the criteria for admission into MBBS (bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery) and BDS (bachelor of dental surgery) co... Read More


Sacrilege: Daggers drawn in SIT

CHANDIGARH, June 1 -- In a major embarrassment to the Captain Amarinder Singh government, fissures have come out in the open in the five-member special investigation team (SIT) probing the 2015 police... Read More


State goes slow on PCOCA fearing its political misuse

Chandigarh, May 30 -- The state government is cautious about enacting the contentious Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act (PCOCA) fearing its misuse for settling political scores or by police even a... Read More