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Bid to run over Ludhiana cop, clings to bonnet

Punjabi Politics
Nikhil Bhardwaj Tribune News Service Ludhiana, July 11 In brazen disregard for law, an “underage” driver of a Mercedes car allegedly tried to run over a traffic policeman, forcing the latter to jump onto its bonnet to save himself, at Hero Bakery Chowk here on Wednesday.   The policeman suffered minor head injuries and was admitted to a private hospital. The driver fled the scene after the incident.  The police have impounded the car (PB-08-BL-0941) registered in the name of Rajesh Khaneja. ADCP (Traffic) Sukhpal Singh Brar said the incident took place around 6.30 pm when traffic wing’s Home Guard Surinder Singh tried to stop the car for jumping the red light. “The Home Guard on seeing the car driver jump the red light blocked its path. Instead of hal...

Cong harps on development, SAD clings to ‘naukri’ rant

Punjabi Politics
Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Shahkot (Jalandhar), May 26 The Shiromani Akali Dal and the Congress concluded their campaigns for the Shahkot bypoll with massive day-long roadshows in the constituency. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh waved to the crowds from his luxury bus as his supporters showered flower petals on him all the way from Lohian, Malsian, Shahkot to Mehatpur. The CM was accompanied by Congress candidate Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia, PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar and state incharge Asha Kumari, among others. The Chief Minister lashed out at the Akalis for the total lack of development in Shahkot during the last five terms in which they had represented the constituency. On the other hand, his government had announced infrastructure development projects worth Rs 113 crore f...