Friday, 12/04/2019

CHANDIGARH : The Election Commission on Thursday shifted Bathinda deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Karansher Singh who courted controversy by touching the feet of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal at a party event. The gesture was captured on camera. The Punjab Police Service (PPS) officer–Karansher, has been replaced with Karanveer Singh as DSP City-2, Bathinda.

Chief electoral officer Dr S Karuna Raju said the officer should join immediately and compliance be sent to the commission. Karansher, who hails from Badal village, the ancestral village of SAD president, was issued a show-cause notice for violating the model code of conduct. Karansher was in uniform when he touched the former deputy chief minister’s feet at a private restaurant where the SAD leader was meeting party workers of Bathinda (urban) assembly segment on Sunday.

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Balbir Sidhu agrees with expert’s recommendation for increasing legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 years

Monday, 01/07/2019

Chandigarh : A consultation was held here on Sunday on ‘Why legal age to buy tobacco and legal nicotine products should be increased beyond 18 years?’ It was organised jointly by Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health PGIMER, Chandigarh, State Tobacco Control Cell(STCC) Punjab and Strategic Institute for Public Health Education and Research (SIPHER).



Punjab-origin man pleads guilty to sex attack in UK

Friday, 12/07/2019

LONDON: An Indian-origin man who subjected a young woman to a violent sexual attack has pleaded guilty at the Leicester Crown Court and is due to be sentenced on August 16.