Category Archives: High Court

36 IAS officers in Punjab fail to submit property returns

Jangveer Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 As many as 36 IAS officers in Punjab, including Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Darbara Singh Guru, have failed to submit their immovable property returns (IPRs) for the year 2010. Guru … Continue reading

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Amitabh Bachchan lauds Punjab bureaucrat’s book

Prabhjot Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 14 A senior Punjab bureaucrat was pleasantly surprised on being applauded by none other than Amitabh Bachchan for his book on trees in historic Sikh shrines. Tryst with Trees View more presentations from … Continue reading

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HC stays selection process of 7,041 teachers

Finds fault with recruitment rules Saurabh Malik Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 11 Perturbed at the way the Punjab Government proposes to select 7,041 teachers in rural primary schools, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has restrained the State and … Continue reading

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Wages of 41 absentee teachers on strike cut

GS Paul Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 10 The Khalsa College management today deducted the wages of the 41 teachers who had availed casual leave to take part in the ongoing chain hunger strike against the proposed move of converting … Continue reading

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90-yr-old gets pension after 40-yr battle

Chander Parkash Tribune News Service Bathinda, June 8 Forty years is a long time to fight against a slow-responding and insensitive bureaucracy. This fight becomes more difficult for an elderly widow, who is rustic, illiterate and abandoned by her kin. … Continue reading

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Remembering Bhajan Lal

by Ram Varma Way back in 1969, I met Bhajan Lal in Delhi for the first time. I was Director, Public Relations and Tourism and he was an MLA. He told me he was on the lookout for a good … Continue reading

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High Court issues notice to DGP

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 6 In yet another embarrassment to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of a complaint alleging extortion and abduction of a Majitha resident “at the … Continue reading

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