Jat stir: 90 officials found negligent by committee

Chandigarh, May 13 (PTI) The Prakash Singh Committee report on Jat agitation has identified about 90 officials who indulged in "deliberate negligence" when violence hit Haryana, noting that in some areas "mayhem" was allowed for hours, with authorities turning a blind eye to the loot and damage. Detailing the situation during

Earthquake hits Myanmar, tremors felt in India

Strong tremors were felt in Guwahati and Kolkata, on Wednesday evening after a whopping earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale hit Myanmar. While there were reports of buildings being evacuated, panic spread at Eden Garden where an IPL match was in progress. There were reports of mild tremors in north

Cabinet nod for amendment to law on evacuee land

In order to secure the interests of those farmers who have been in continuous cultivating possession of evacuee land since 2000, the Punjab Cabinet on Friday gave approval to amend Punjab Package Deal Properties (Disposal) Act, 1976, by inserting a new Section 4 (1) A after second proviso of Section

Cheema issues appointment letters to 89

In a humanitarian endeavour, 89 family members and dependents of deceased former employees of the Punjab Education Department were inducted under various categories. In a ceremony held at Punjab School Education Board Auditorium, Mohali, Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema welcomed the new appointees and offered his support with a

Resolve river water dispute on basis of riparian principle: Punjab guv

Punjab Governor Prof Kaptaan Singh Solanki on Tuesday sought a solution to the river water issue through the implementation of the nationally and internationally accepted riparian principle on the distribution of river waters, which has been implemented across the country to resolve river water disputes. In his address during the fifth

Badals greet people on Maha Shivratri

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri. In a message, the CM said that Lord Shiva is the lord of mercy and compassion. Lord Shiva protects devotees from evil forces such as lust,

SAD-BJP rule has put Punjab on development track, says Sukhbir

Trashes opposition propaganda on poor fiscal position Expressing satisfaction over the landmark development works and historic achievements in all sectors on completion of nine years in power, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said the state government was on the right track. He said Punjabis should feel

Kanhaiya video doctored, says forensic test

The day the Delhi High Court is scheduled to issue its order in Kanhaiya Kumar’s sedition case, forensic analysis has revealed that two videos in which the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president was heard shouting anti-national slogans were doctored. Kanhaiya Kumar's fate will be decided on Wednesday by the

Odd-even scheme might be extended by week

Happy with the success of the odd-even scheme, the Delhi government is mulling to extend it by a week. The Delhi government was presenting this proposal to the Delhi High Court, which has recently raised questions over the scheme. If extended, then it will remain in force till January 22. The