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GoI’s COVID-19 Lockdown 5 & Unlock 1 New Guidelines To Be Effective From 1st June 2020

Government of India (GoI)'s Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines to fight COVID-19 and for phased re-opening of areas outside the Containment Zones, yesterday (May 30).

COVID-19 Masks: Punjab Govt. Has Collected More Than Rs. 1 Crore As Fine

In a press release issued today, the Punjab government said that it has collected more than Rs. 1 Crore as fines from people who were not wearing masks that have been made mandatory by the government in wake of COVID-19.

Sidhu Moosewala Still on the Run to Escape Arrest; 4 Cops Apply for their Anticipatory Bail

Four of the five cops, booked by the Sangrur and Barnala police involving use of arms, including an AK-47 rifle, by singer Sidhu Moosewala have now applied for anticipatory bail before a Sangrur court. Meanwhile Sidhu Moosewala still remains on the run.

Conducting Raids to Arrest Singer Sidhu Moosewala, says Punjab Police

Sidhu Moosewala was booked in two cases for firing at a police at two different places earlier this month. He was accompanied by Punjab police officials who had unauthorisedly arranged shooting practise for him.

Mohali Court Grants Anticipatory Bail to Sumedh Saini

A court here today granted anticiparty bail to former Punjab police chief Sumedh Saini. Sumedh Saini is facing FIR no. 77/2020, PS Mataur, registered on 6 May 2020 registered in relation to enforced disappearance of a Sikh youth named Balwant Singh Multani.

Corona Helps Centre to Grab Powers, States Reduced to Beggars

Delhi Durbar acquired sweeping powers by enforcing Disaster Management Act (DMA) and British Time Epidemic Diseases Act (1897).

Sikhs are Upset at Use of ‘Guru Ki Golak’ to Defend Policemen Guilty of Sikh Killings

Controversy surrounding Satnam Singh Kaler’s move to appear in court for defending Sumedh Saini refuses to die down even after he announced his withdrawal from the case.

Under Fire, Sumedh Saini’s Lawyer Steps Back From Defending Ex-DGP

After facing severe criticism from Sikh circles, Advo. Satnam Singh Kaler, who is also chairman of Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission, announced to withdraw from defending Ex-DGP Sumedh Saini.

Sumedh Saini’s Anticipatory Bail Plea: Court Fixes May 11 For Consideration

A court of additional sessions judge here today heard the anticipatory bail plea of former Punjab police chief Sumedh Saini and fixed May 11 for next date of hearing in this matter.

Sumedh Saini on the Run After FIR in Enforced Disappearance Case; Denied Entry in HP

It is learnt that the Punjab Police have registered a criminal case against former DGP Sumedh Saini in connection with the disappearance of Balwant Singh Multani in 1991.

Under Fire, Sri Mukatsar Sahib DC Regrets Reference to Sikh Gurdwaras in Liquor Home Delivery Announcement Order

District Deputy Commissioners office invited strong condemnation after it issued an order saying that announcements of home delivery of liquor from loudspeakers of 'religious places'. As religious places includes Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs, the order was strongly criticised by Sikh netizens.

An Open Letter to Indian MPs: Abolish Bullying Laws Called Sedition, UAPA

The Sikh organization, Dal Khalsa has written an open letter to all parliamentarians of India expressing serious concerns over the sudden surge in the cases against lawyers, journalists, student activists and rights defenders under draconian laws called sedition and UAPA.

Punjab Government Announces Relaxations in Lockdown and Curfew While Extending Both for 2 More Weeks

The Punjab government announced to relax Covid-19 lockdown in the state. The state government has announced to allow limited movement for all from 7 am to 11 am. Announcing this CM Amarinder Singh cautioned against unnecessary gatherings.

Press freedom in Kashmir Under Seize, Invoking UAPA Against Journalists Outrageous : Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa has observed that the press freedom is under seize in Kashmir as three journalists namely Masrat Zehra, Peerzada, Gowhar Geelani have been booked under draconian law UAPA in the last 48 hours.

Significant Results Achieved with Support of US Sikhs and Gurdwaras: SCCED & AGPC

The Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) and American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) said a press release that their efforts to get “Vaisakhi” recognized as Khalsa Sirjana Divas has produced ‘excellent results’.

A One-Horse Indian Democracy

With a long executive ministerial experience at the Central Government P. Chidambaram sums up the present coronavirus-created situation: “The poor have been left to fend for themselves for 21-19 (40) days.

Tackling Corona Needs ‘Bottom-UP’ Approach Not Top-Down Curfew: Sikh Vichar Manch Chandigarh

Sikh Intellectuals and Civil Rights activists today expressed their dismay that the government has been tackling a disease related social problem of coronavirus at the level of fighting a ‘war’ by imposing top-down strict curfew showing no compassion to the people already suffering a fear psychosis of the pandemic.

Revised Guidelines of Lockdown 2.0: List of Economic Activities That Will Be Allowed After April 20

The central government has come out with a list of economic activities that will be permitted after April 20, 2020 in certain areas keeping in view the interests of farmers and daily wager earners.

Patiala Incident: Punjab Police Attest 3 For Social Media Reporting & Posts

The Punjab Police on Monday (April 13) announced arrested three persons for their social media posts. They police said that they are arrested for posting "provocative social media messages and promoting religious hatred" in wake of Sunday's Patiala Sabzi Mandi attack.

ASP TV Journalist Bhupinder Singh Sajjan Picked-Up by Hoshiarpur Police

As per reports emanating from Hoshiarpur, a social media journalist was picked-up by the police late Sunday (April 12) evening.

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