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Only Beant Singh’s Grandson, not Punjab youth, is given job by Congress govt., says Aam Aadmi Party

In a meeting of the Aam Aadmi Party, the leaders accused the Congress government of running away from its promises. Lok Insaaf Party leaders Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains also attended the meeting.

Thanks But, DSGMC Has Already Provided Legal Assistance: Dal Khalsa

The pro-freedom group of the Sikhs Dal Khalsa here today while expressing gratitude over  Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's  offer to provide legal aid to Sikh

Amarinder Singh Offers Legal Assistance To Sikh Activists Accused Of 1981 Plane Hijack Case

In a dramatic and equally reckoning move Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh here on Thursday directed the state’s legal aid team to extend help to the

Sukhpal Singh Khaira Elevated As Leader Of Opposition In State Assembly

As per the media reports senior leader of the Punjab unit of the Aam Adami Party (AAP) and legislature from Bholath constituency Sukhpal Singh Khaira

SAD (Badal) Delegation To Meet Arun Jaitley, To Get Langer Purchase Exempted From GST Ambit

The Shiromani Akalo Dal (Badal) chief and former Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal here today stated that the party's parliamentarians and state legislative

Joint Press Conference by Farmers’ Unions of Punjab: Kisan Bodies Warn Agitation on Farmers’ Issues

Four Farmers' bodies that are operative in Punjab on Tuesday (July 18) held a joint meeting at Punjab Kisan Bhawan, Chandigarh. Leaders of Farmers' Unions addressed a joint press conference after this meetings.

Agitated Farmers To Protest Against Punjab Government

Its a catch-22 situation for the farmers as on the other hand farmers who refuse to repay loans will become ineligible for future loans for defaulting on payment.

Canada based director to release “The Other Side of Freedom” documentary on 1947 partition

A Canada based poet/writer cum documentary make Sukhdeep Singh Barnala has announced to release a documentary titled "ਅਜ਼ਾਦੀ ਦੇ ਓਹਲੇ" ("The Other Side of Freedom") this August.

Moga Orbit Case Acquitted due to “Lack of Evidence” by Trial Court

A trail court in Moga yesterday (on July 17) acquitted acquitted all the four suspects in the Orbit bus case of Moga citing “lack of evidence.”

Loot on Punjab River Water by Indian State: Role of Political Class & Judiciary (Sr. Journalist Sukhdev Singh)

A seminar was organised by Punjab Front and Radical People's Forum to discuss the issue of loot of Punjab river water and Punjab water crisis.

UBER to Launch UberMoto Bike Taxi in Punjab Next Week

Uber’s South Asia Public Policy Director Shweta Rajpal Kohli said that Punjab CM Amarinder Singh will flag off first set of 100 Uber bike taxis under a new scheme next week.

AAP Announces Names For Restructured Punjab Unit Office

The Punjab unit of the Aam Adami Party here on Sunday announced  the names of its state

Baljinder Kaur and Nazar Singh Manshahia join the race for Leader of Opposition: Media Reports

Mansa MLA Nazar Singh Manshahia and Talwandi Sabo MLA Baljinder Kaur have reportedly joined the race for the post of Leader of Opposition in Punjab state assembly.

Punjab Govt. Appoints Human Rights Commission Chief on its Own; AAP says Congress mulling voice of opposition

The Punjab government's move to appoint the chairman of Punjab Human Rights Commission without consulting the leader of opposition has invited criticism from the Aam Aadmi Party.

Bains Brothers Calls For All Parties Unity Against Punjab’s River Water Loot

Lok Insaaf Party's  (LIP) legislature from Ludhiana's Atam Nagar constituency Simranjit Singh Bains on Thursday said that various parties should come together

Punjab Bandh Call by Hindu Bodies: Clash averted at Ludhiana

As per media reports activists of some Hindu outfits tried to impose bandh (shutdown) in a local market in the city but the move was imposed by shopkeepers. This led to heated exchange between Hindutva activists and shopkeepers.

Indian PM Modi To Meet Punjab Haryana CM’s Over Controversial SYL Canal

Indian PM Narendra Modi has announced to meet Punjab and Haryana Chief Ministers over Controversial Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar Asks Amarinder Singh: Take Steps To Construct SYL

Following the dictation of the Supreme Court of India (SCI) in which it has given two month extension

Punjab Police proposes to form Special Operations Group (SOG) with Advanced Weapons and Technology

Punjab Police has proposed to set-up a Special Operations Group (SOG) with special powers and sophisticated devices and technologies.

Announce No SYL, No water to Haryana if sincere about protecting rights of Punjabis: Sukhbir Badal to Capt. Amarinder

Former Punjab deputy chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said if chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh was sincere about protecting the rights of Punjab he should unequivocally declare “NO SYL – No Water to Haryana” immediately.

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