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Seeking asylum, 68 more youth from Punjab lodged in US detention center in Seattle


CHANDIGARH: While 22 youth from Punjab who entered USA illegally were released last week on bail bond from Krome Service center in Miami, about 68 more youth of Punjab origin are reportedly lodged in Tacoma Northwest Detention Center at En Español in Seattle state. They all have applied for asylum in USA citing various reasons including state repression and fearing ...

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Punjab Minister Tota Singh suggests politicians undergo dope test


Ludhiana, Aug 16 : A minister in Punjab, which is facing drug menace, today stoked a controversy by suggesting that there should be a mandatory “dope test” for politicians contesting elections. ”All politicians should be made to undergo dope test before filing their nomination papers,” Punjab Agriculture Minister Tota Singh told reporters. The minister also said, “the dope test should ...

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Magisterial probe ordered into unfurling of national flag upside down


Magisterial probe ordered into unfurling of national flag upside down AMRITSAR: Smelling foul play, the district administration of Amritsar has ordered magistrial probe into the incident of national flag unfurled upside down by the Punjab Information and Public Relations Bikram Singh Majithia.The Commissioner of Police Jatinder Singh Aulakh and Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagat landed in an embarrassing situation. The minister ...

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India-Pak peaceniks hold candle light vigil at border post


WAGHA BORDER(Amritsar): Peaceniks carried candle light vigil at the Wagah Attari land border on the respective side of their countries on the midnight of August 14 and 15 when India and Pakistan celebrating their independence day. Pakistani and Indian peaceniks even raised slogan “Hindustan Zindabad, “Pakistan Zindabad” and “ Hindustan – Pakistan Dosti Zindabad”.Peaceniks have been lit the candle for ...

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Badal asks Modi to undo injustice with Punjab, resolve issue of river waters, Chandigarh


MOHALI: Punjab Chief Minister today strongly raised the issue of injustice and discrimination done with Punjab by the successive government at center and appealed to Prime Minister Narender Modi to undo the justice done to border state which has contributed largely in the freedom struggle of country. Addressing the Independence Day fuction here Chief Minister said that Punjab had not ...

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