Harpreeet Bajwa

No online food order to be delivered in Punjab without hygiene rating

Giving three months for compliance, the Minister said after the deadline no online food order will be delivered in Punjab without the hygiene rating.

30 May 2019

Sacrilege cases: IGP Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh back to take forward SIT probe

The IG had been posted to Counter Intelligence after he was shifted out for alleged violation of the model of code conduct, a charge which even the Chief Minister had stated as incorrect.

27 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Both Jat, non-Jat votes to decide fate of heavy-weight candidates in Faridabad

It is the clash of the old rivals once again, where Krishan Pal Gurjar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is contesting against four-time MP Avtar Singh Bhadana of the Congress.

11 May 2019

Farmers' distress, unemployment among Aam Aadmi Party's 11-point election manifesto for Punjab

The manifesto also seeks to reduce and simplify GST rate, thus offering relief to a large number of traders/ industrialists in the state.

09 May 2019

'Rohtak-Sonepat Ki Chaudhar' is Hooda father-son duo's winning pitch this Lok Sabha election

In the neighbouring constituency of Rohtak, Hooda’s son Deepender, a sitting MP from the constituency is looking forward to his fourth term.

09 May 2019

Lok Sabha election: Local Issues take a back seat in Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal

The BJP's chances of retaining the Kurukshetra seat looks slim as the party is facing backlash due to the sitting MP Raj Kumar Saini's comments on the Jat quota agitation.

09 May 2019

Won't take liar Bhagwant Mann into Congress even if he begged: Amarinder Singh

Addressing a press meet, he said, Mann was making baseless allegations against the Congress out of sheer desperation.

08 May 2019

Punjab CM blames Centre as shortage of gunnysacks hits wheat procurement

The state is facing a shortage of 1.65 crore gunnysacks even as wheat procurement is at its peak amid influx of wheat into mandis across Punjab. 

06 May 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman dubs BJP's online volunteers as 'Social Media Jawans'

The volunteers should also detail the benefits given to various sections of society through welfare schemes launched by the BJP government at the Centre, the Defence Minister said.

31 Mar 2019

Majority of farmers in Punjab under debt, 919 farmer suicides in last two years

The Congress, in its election manifesto, had promised to waive off all farm loans but it scaled down the eligibility criteria when it came to power.

21 Mar 2019

Remove ‘adverse' remarks from Annual Performance Report of Haryana babu Ashok Khemka: HC

Khemka posted as principal secretary of the state sports department had asked the court to expunge the remarks made by Haryana CM in his Annual Confidential Report as it hampered his promotion.

18 Mar 2019

Samjhauta Express train service resumes between India, Pakistan

Pakistani authorities suspended the train service on February 28 amidst tense bilateral ties in the aftermath of the air strikes.

05 Mar 2019

Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express; train running as usual on Indian side 

The biweekly train was scheduled to depart from Lahore with sixteen passengers but was cancelled. The Samjhauta Express which comes from Pakistan comprises six sleeper coaches and an AC 3-tier coach

28 Feb 2019

Haryana to give financial assistance to farmers, unorganized sector workers

The state government’s farmer scheme with an allotment of Rs 1500 crores will apply in addition to the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.

25 Feb 2019

Single emergency response number 112 set to replace dial 100 in Punjab

Amarinder, who dialled the first experimental call, said that this system would be extremely beneficial for people in distress, especially women and other vulnerable sections of the society.

19 Feb 2019