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Trust on a talent hunt to broaden editorial decision making structure
TWISTS IN THE TRIBUNE
15.11.17 - S Pal

The crisis in The Tribune, triggered by an abject, almost self-abasing apology made to former minister Bikram Singh Majithia, is nowhere near ending. Following the removal of The Tribune Trust’s president SS Sodhi, and with J-K Governor N N Vohra being named as his replacement, ...
  


TRIBUNE TRUST REMOVES JUSTICE SODHI AS PRESIDENT, VOHRA IS THE NEW MAN IN, EDITOR GIVES PEP TALK TO STAFF, RADIO SILENCE ON SODHI
APOLOGY FALLOUT – THE FIGHT BACK
08.11.17 - S Pal

Tribune, Harish Khare mull the next step to undo the damage

WILL APOLOGY PROVE RATHER DAMAGING FOR BIKRAM MAJITHIA?
 
In an explosive development triggered by The Tribune’s abject apology to Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia, The Tribune Trust has removed Justice SS Sodhi (retd) as its ...
  


TRIBUNE TRUST REMOVES JUSTICE SODHI AS CHAIRMAN, EDITOR TELLS STAFF WE WILL FIGHT IT ALL THE WAY
APOLOGY FALLOUT – THE FIGHT BACK
07.11.17 - S Pal

Tribune, Harish Khare mull the next step to undo the damage

WILL APOLOGY PROVE RATHER DAMAGING FOR BIKRAM MAJITHIA?
 
In an explosive development triggered by The Tribune’s abject apology to Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia, The Tribune Trust has removed Justice SS Sodhi (retd) as its ...
  


HONESTY CERTIFICATE TO MAJITHIA TRIGGERS CRISIS IN TRIBUNE
Trouble brewing inside amid talk of Trust-Editor rift
30.10.17 - S PAL

Employee union protests; Tribune Trust to meet on Nov 3
 
AS THE TRIBUNE remained deafeningly silent about what prompted its decision to publish what can only be described as an abject apology to senior Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia in its Sunday edition ...
  


THE FINAL HONESTY CERTIFICATE: ISSUED BY THE TRIBUNE
28.10.17 - S Pal

Newspaper says it has verified, Majithia not involved in any drug trade

Tribune apologises for damaging reports against Majithia; Not a single other politician has such a strong clean chit issued by any newspaper in any context 

In a rather abject apology, displayed on its front page ...
  


From Gurdaspur to Chikmagalur, via mis-interpretation
FROM 1.93 LAKH STATISTIC TO REAL POLITICS
16.10.17 - Kamjaat Singh*

Trust the winner Congress and the loser BJP to read the wrong lessons in the Gurdaspur verdict. And never lose faith that the Akali Dal will not learn the right lessons till kingdom come.

 

If statistics could prove anything in politics, then politicians could ...

  


Baldev Singh Sarraknama hits back, says he is shelving several projects on Sikh warriors
Surjit Patar Advises 'Suraj Di Akh' Author: Depict Flaws Of Historical Persona Carefully
06.08.17 - BY PT ARTS & CULTURE BUREAU

IN A HARD-HITTING attack on "Facebook scholars," Baldev Singh Sarraknama, the author of novel 'Suraj Di Akh', which triggered a massive controversy for its depiction of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, has now said he was shelving all his future projects including those about Akali Phoola Singh, ...
  


Punjab's Fastway Cowboy: Sidhu is challenging Maharaja for a duel
Date, time, weapon declared.
03.08.17 - Agyakrit Singh

LESS THAN FIVE months after being sworn in, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and high-profile, motor-mouth, shooting-from-the-hip Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu are in an eyeball to eyeball situation. Excuse the hyperbole, but it is no less than Donald Trump versus Robert Mueller.

One is resisting investigating ...
  


The Tribune editor suggests separate GST golak
24.07.17 - PT Bureau

CHANDIGARH: IN a comment that can only be interpreted as rather brazen and casual, Harish Khare, Editor-in-Chief of The Tribune group of newspapers, has suggested that the Sikh community, currently seeking exemption from GST, may place "separate GST golaks" in gurdwaras instead of asking for ...
  


The Fastway Route to a Dream Job: Race on, Game on
PUNJAB’S POLITICAL CABLE CONNECTION
21.07.17 - Kamjaat Singh

CHANDIGARH: Usually, it takes longer, but in Punjab, the race to be the next Chief Minister has started before the Amarinder Singh government had even completed 100 days!

Since the Patiala royal announced even before the hustings that 2017 was to be his last election, the ...
  


Harsimrat to Jaitley: Exempt langar purchases from GST
21.07.17 - PT Bureau

 NEW DELHI: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has taken up cudgels with her colleague in the Council of Ministers, Arun Jaitley, making a case for exempting purchases made for langar from GST, but kept her demand for such exemption limited to only Sri Harmandir Sahib ...
  


Old rivals meet, Maharaja tells Mantri Punjab needs help
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

NEW DELHI: Two Punjabis, both bitter old rivals, met today in Lutyen's Delhi, with one, a Maharaja and a CM, beseeching the other, a powerful Mantri with control of the treasury, to help him adjust the books a little. Were they able to put aside ...
  


The Fastway Route to a Dream Job: Race on, Game on
PUNJAB’S POLITICAL CABLE CONNECTION
07.07.17 - Kamjaat Singh

CHANDIGARH: Usually, it takes longer, but in Punjab, the race to be the next Chief Minister has started before the Amarinder Singh government had even completed 100 days!

Since the Patiala royal announced even before the hustings that 2017 was to be his last election, the ...
  


Harsimrat to Jaitley: Exempt langar purchases from GST
04.07.17 - PT Bureau

 NEW DELHI: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has taken up cudgels with her colleague in the Council of Ministers, Arun Jaitley, making a case for exempting purchases made for langar from GST, but kept her demand for such exemption limited to only Sri Harmandir Sahib ...
  


Amarinder is Pride of this Community - 'Fakhar-e-Qaum'
THE AARHTIYAS & A MAHARAJA
04.07.17 - PT Agricultural Correspondent

CHANDIGARH: Hours after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appealed to the Aarhtiyas not to charge exorbitant interest rates on loans they extend to farmers, the aarhtiyas honoured him with the title of 'Fakhar-e-Qaum' -- Pride of the Community.

A statement issued by the Government of Punjab ...
  




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