Punjabi Online News Portal
The www.p4punjab.com ‘Punjabnama‘ has remained particularly focused on people’s concerns and has therefore refused to accept uncritically the policies and program of successive governments. It has fought and supported the battles against, social evils. Its fact-based, non-sensational stories with a strong human interest component have had an impact on decision-making at regional and national levels.
Gurminder Singh Samad
Editor In Chief
Gurminder Singh Samad is one of India’s known investigative journalists, a well-known newspaper editor, a previous political correspondent and thriving Media manager. He is honored by so many institutions for his work of excellence in the field of broadcast journalism, media business management & CSR. He worked alongside with the most notable people of the media industry, such as Shekhar Gupta, Tarun Katiyal, Avinash Singh, Smeep Kang, Nalini Singh, Manmohan Singh, Punit Issar and Ashok Srivastava. In the mid of 2015’s Gurminder Singh Samad spent big and meaningful association within Chandigarh as Editor for Rozana Spokesman, first Punjabi internationally accepted daily newspaper owned by Dr. Sahini, He boosted readership dramatically with appointing new vendors in circulation resulted in a good collection in revenues. He touches the highest bars of news standard and authenticity in Punjabi journalism. He started Spokesman Web TV, which is now best-authenticated web news platform in the Punjabi diaspora. He wrote regularly on his blog www.p4punjab.com Punjabnama. In the mid-2003s to 2007 based in Patiala but principally covering North India with the team of “roving correspondents” for the NRI TV. He exposed the inside stories about civil war operation in Punjab as well as Northern India and abroad (the so-called Indian Diaspora). The stories he telecasted in India included the coronation of the Amarinder Singh’s regime in Punjab, the campaign to eradicate “SYL” in North, disasters involving floods in Himachal Pradesh, a political rival-trial of Badals.
He led Panj Dariya Insight investigative team, which had a number of notable scoops including exposing corruption in onion price hiking, which eventually contributed to the image downfall of the Government, and the “Agriculture Loans Subsidy Affair” expose which led to the inquiries of numbers of IRS officers from NABARD in 1998 and his investigation led to Nev Srai Marble Cutter Mafia HC seal orders in 2000. Gurminder has spent 20 years working in an industry for nations leading broadcasting & print institutions in NCR & Chandigarh. Worked as Editor for Daily Rozana Spokesman, Chief Editor for AOne Punjabi News & News coordinator for Punjab Today in NEW DELHI. He was the C.E.O for the Punjabi based international channels NRI TV & Standard TV. Samad was born in a historical land of Nabha and brought up in Malerkotla Punjab. He attended Punjabi University Patiala for Masters degree in Journalism & Mass Communication and PG degree in Political Science, then took a job as a special reporter in Punjabi’s first news magazine Punj Dariya. For almost 20 years, Gurminder has campaigned for the promotion of Punjabi with writing films, making documentaries, working with FM Radio Channels, Recording Educational Programs, writing books against corrupt Indian Political system, media industry, and the region’s largest different mafia’s.
His program NISHAN DEHI MUDDA (first 20 episodes) was an account of the battle for justice for victims of the system on AONE Punjabi as regular expert penalized. His most recent contribution is the overall designing of about to launch the first newspaper of news analysis Punjabnama from its content by designing to page layouts, titles, revenue model, web news model and e-paper. His Book is in Publishing on Cancer Belt of Punjab with reference to Punjabi Sportsmen. One Hindi Novel at reading stage based on the News TRP cat race. He has done Special Interviews of i.e BISHAN SINGH BEDI, KAPIL DEV, PARGAT SINGH, BALBIR SINGH SR, VINOD KHANNA, RAJ BABBAR, LK ADVANI, CAPT AMRINDER SINGH, PARKASH SINGH BADAL, SHEILA DIXIT, ARVIND KEJRIWAL, GURCHARAN SINGH TOHRA, SIMRANJIT MANN, SUNITA RANI, MILKHA SINGH, SP SINGH OBEROI ETC. On the lighter side, Gurminder Singh Samad (Raja) is a frequent visitor to different parts of the Indian Nation to know more about his motherland along with meeting new people of News, Entertainment and religious lifestyle to get the clear picture of our system. Gurminder Singh Samad lives in Mohali, is married and has two grown children.