DIRECTIONS TO DGP & CHIEF SECRETARY FOR ENSURING SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN & MAKING WAY FOR AMBULANCES

  Chandigarh, December 11: The Punjab State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has in a letter instructed the Director General of Police and the Chief Secretary to ensure that in the event of a protest/demonstration barricades must be erected on a side so as to make way for the buses carrying school children as […]

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SOUTH KOREAN DELEGATION CALLS ON CHANNI TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AVENUES TO PUNJABI YOUTH

PROPOSAL TO PROVIDE JOBS TO 10000 PUNJABI YOUTH EVERY YEAR Chandigarh, December 11: The Punjab Government is making all round efforts to provide skill training to the youth of the state and provide them job opportunities at both home and abroad. As part of this initiative a delegation from South Korea today called on the Technical […]

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CONGRATULATIONS RAHUL, SAYS CAPT AMARINDER; SEES NEXT PHASE OF GROWTH FOR CONGRESS IN HIS ELEVATION

Chandigarh, December 11 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended his heartiest congratulations and warmest wishes to the new Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, saying his elevation would trigger the next phase of the party’s growth. In a statement, the Chief Minister said under the able and dynamic leadership of Rahul, he expected the Congress […]

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ਸਿੰਚਾਈ ਘੁਟਾਲਾ: ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਵਲੋਂ ਇੰਜੀਨੀਅਰ ਹਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਗ੍ਰਿਫਤਾਰ

(ਮੋਹਾਲੀ ਦੀ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਨੇ ਦੋਸ਼ੀ ਨੂੰ 14 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਤੱਕ ਪੁਲੀਸ ਹਿਰਾਸਤ ‘ਚ ਭੇਜਿਆ) ਚੰਡੀਗੜ•, 11 ਦਸੰਬਰ: ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਓਰੋ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨੇ ਅੱਜ ਸਿੰਚਾਈ ਘੋਟਾਲੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ ਸੇਵਾਮੁਕਤ ਚੀਫ ਇੰਜੀਨੀਅਰ ਹਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਨੂੰ ਐਸ.ਏ.ਐਸ. ਨਗਰ ਵਿਖੇ ਮੁਕੱਦਮਾ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਵਿੱਚ ਆਤਮਸਮਰਪਣ ਕਰਨ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਗ੍ਰਿਫਤਾਰ ਕਰ ਲਿਆ ਹੈ।           ਇਸ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਦਿੰਦਿਆਂ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਓਰੋ ਦੇ ਇਕ ਬੁਲਾਰੇ ਨੇ ਦੱਸਿਆ ਕਿ ਸੁਪਰੀਮ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ 7 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਨੂੰ ਦੋਸ਼ੀ ਹਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਦੀ ਜ਼ਮਾਨਤ ਅਰਜੀ ਨੂੰ ਖਾਰਜ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਉਸ ਨੂੰ ਇਕਹਫਤੇ ਦੇ ਅੰਦਰ ਆਤਮ ਸਮਰਪਣ ਕਰਨ ਅਤੇ ਜਾਂਚ ਵਿਚ ਸਹਿਯੋਗ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਕਿਹਾ ਸੀ। ਜਿਸ ਉਪਰੰਤ ਹਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਅੱਜ ਮੋਹਾਲੀ ਦੀ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਵਿਚ ਖੁਦ ਹੀ ਪੇਸ਼ ਹੋ ਗਿਆ ਜਿਸ ਪਿਛੋਂ ਉਸ ਨੂੰ ਪੁੱਛਪੜਤਾਲ ਲਈ 14 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਤੱਕ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਹਿਰਾਸਤ ਵਿਚ ਭੇਜ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ।           ਉਨਾਂ ਦੱਸਿਆ ਕਿ ਇਸ ਤੋਂ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਅਤੇ ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਹਾਈ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ ਵੇ ਇੰਜੀਨੀਅਰ ਹਰਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਸਮੇਤ ਬਾਕੀ ਦੋਸ਼ੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਅਗਾਊਂ ਜ਼ਮਾਨਤ ਦੇਣ ਤੋਂ ਇਨਕਾਰ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਜਾਂਚਵਿਚ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ ਹੋਣ ਲਈ ਕਿਹਾ ਸੀ। ਉਨਾਂ ਦੱਸਿਆ ਕਿ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਓਰੋ ਵਲੋਂ ਸਿੰਚਾਈ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਵਿੱਚ ਬੀਤੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਟੈਂਡਰ ਅਲਾਟ ਕਰਨ ਵਿੱਚ ਹੋਈਆਂ ਬੇਨਿਯਮੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਜਾਂਚ ਲਈ ਬਿਓਰੋ ਵੱਲੋਂਭ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟਾਚਾਰ ਰੋਕੂ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਦੀ ਧਾਰਾ 13 (1) ਡੀ ਤੇ 13(2) ਸਮੇਤ ਆਈ.ਪੀ.ਸੀ ਦੀ ਧਾਰਾ 406, 420, 467, 468, 471, 477-ਏ ਅਤੇ 120-ਬੀ ਅਧੀਨ ਵਿਜੀਲੈਂਸ ਬਿਊਰੋ, ਫਲਾਇੰਗ ਸਕੁਐਡ-1, ਦੇਐਸ.ਏ.ਐਸ ਨਗਰ ਸਥਿਤ ਥਾਣੇ ਵਿਚ ਕੇਸ ਦਰਜ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੋਇਆ ਹੈ। ਉਨਾਂ ਇਹ ਵੀ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਬਿਓਰੋ ਵਲੋਂ ਦੋਸ਼ੀ ਤੋਂ ਹਿਰਾਸਤ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਇਸ ਘੁਟਾਲੇ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਹੋਰ ਗਹਿਰਾਈ ਨਾਲ ਤਫਤੀਸ਼ ਕੀਤੀ ਜਾਵੇਗੀ ।

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VB arrests engineer Harwinder Singh involved in irrigation scam

(Sent to police custody till December 14 by Mohali court) Chandigarh December 11: State Vigilance Bureau today arrested retired chief engineer Harwinder Singh involved in the irrigation scam after his surrender today in the trial court at SAS Nagar. Disclosing this here a spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said the Supreme Court while rejecting his […]

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LET’S RESOLVE NOT TO BLOCK HIGHWAYS, PUNJAB CM APPEALS TO ALL POLITICAL PARTIES

·        WARNS ANYONE VIOLATING THE LAW OF `SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES’ Chandigarh, December 11 Lashing out at the Akalis for indulging in street politics at the cost of people’s welfare, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singhon Monday called upon all political parties to resolve not to block highways but to find alternate ways to protest. In an informal chat […]

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