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Punjab CM Inaugurates Cancer Hospital; Announces Oncology Training Centre In Sangrur

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday inaugurated the 100 -bedded ultra-modern Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital in Sangrur.

Seminar on Phenomena of Genocide in Punjab University Chandigarh on November 15

Sath, a students group, is going to organize a seminar on "Phenomena of Genocide" in Punjab University Chandigarh on 15th of November. The seminar will be held in Zoology Auditorium at 3 PM.

Defamed by local media, say Four Kashmiri Men Detained by Ludhiana Cops on Diwali Eve

Four men from Kashmir who were picked up from their homes and released after questioning by Ludhiana police on Diwali (Tuesday) evening allege that they were “defamed and branded as terrorists” by a section of the local media in news reports that appeared Wednesday.

India: Pregnant Woman Killed in Moving Train by Co-passenger For Objecting to Smoking

On Friday night, Chinat Devi (45) was travelling with her family in the general bogey of Punjab-Bihar Jallianwala Express when she objected to a co-passenger, identified as Sonu Yadav, smoking, GRP police station In-charge, Shahjahanpur (UP), A K Pandey said.

Punjab: Arrested Kashmiri Students’ Case Handed Over to the NIA

Citing the inter-state and international ramifications of the case, the Central and Punjab governments handed over the investigations into the case involving the arrest of 3 Kashmiri students to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Amnesty Urges Meghalaya to Investigate Attacks on Activists for Exposing Illegal Coal Mining

The grievous attack on activist Agnes Kharshiing and her two aides— Amita Sangma and Emiki Kurbah - in Meghalaya, highlights a pattern of reprisals against activists who are standing up against injustice and exposing corruption in the state, said Amnesty India.

Indian Supreme Court’s Directive Goes up in Smoke on Diwali Night

As the media reports revealed today, there was massive violation of Indian Supreme Court's directive imposing curb on firing the crackers on Diwali night. The SCI had imposed a curb of 2 hours for firing the crackers on the night of Diwali (Nov. 7) but the limit was not even observed by Delhi where the SCI is located. People burst crackers till late midnight.

Punjab CM Orders Inquiry into Stripping of Girls in Fazilka School

Taking serious note of the alleged stripping of girls after the discovery of a sanitary pad in a toilet, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered the transfer of two teachers of a Fazilka government school pending inquiry.

Mansa Court Staff Want High Court to Allow Him Make Film On Injustice By Judges

A district court staff in Mansa, Punjab, has been issued a show cause notice for what the Punjab and Haryana High Court called his “Contumacious conduct” in sending an e-mail to the high court seeking permission to make a film on his experiences during service showing how judges break law and the injustice and torture caused to him and the staff.

Targeted Killings of Bengalis in Assam Reprehensible: Amnesty India

Targeted killings of Bengalis in Assam are reprehensible. The Assam government needs to ensure the right to life of all persons living in the state.

Amnesty International Bengaluru Office Raided By Enforcement Directorate

The Bengaluru office of Amnesty International was raided by the Enforcement Directorate yesterday. Over the last two years, the government has been cracking down on non-profits over the stringent law that regulates money received by non-profits from abroad.

More Trouble for SAD (Badal): Manjinder Singh Sirsa Resigns as DSGMC General Secretary

The troubles for Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) are increasing every new day. It is learnt that Manjinder Singh Sirsa has resigned from the post of General Secretary of DSGMC.

Punjab CM Orders Probe Into Amritsar Train Mishap [Read Full Statement Issued by CMO]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered an inquiry into the tragic train accident in which dozens were feared dead and injured in Amritsar on Friday evening.

Tragedy: More Than 50 People Killed in Amritsar as Trains Mow Down Dushehra Watchers

More than fifty people were killed in Amritsar today as a train mow down crowd that was watching Dushehra. 

Punjab Police Arrest German Singh; UP Police Gets 10 Days More Remand of Three

In an case related to alleged 'conspiracy to attack' SAD (B) patron Parkash Singh Badal the Patiala police has recorded arrest of German Singh.

Khalis Kudrat & Akaal Fateh – Dr. Kanwaljit Singh Explains Philosophical Concepts Introduced by Prof. Harinder Singh Mehboob

Dr. Kanwaljeet Singh explained philosophical concepts of Akaal Fateh and Khalis Kudrat that were introduced by Prof. Harinder Singh Mehboob in his work titled Sehje Racheo Khalsa.

Resignation by Niranjan Singh exposed nexus between Modi, Captain and Badal: AAP

He said that AAP will expose the nexus between Congress, SAD and BJP who are responsible for drug menace in Punjab. He said that Niranjan Singh was an upright officer and he should be allowed to work without any political pressure.

IT Raids on Media House Which Runs The Quint Indicates Clampdown on Free Press: Amnesty India

The Income Tax Department has carried out search operation on Quintillion Media Private Ltd. which runs news website 'The Quint'.

Malawi Government Ignores Charges of Racism, Supports Gandhi Statue Construction

In a formal response to growing outrage among citizens of Malawi about a proposed statue of Mohandas Gandhi which is being erected in Blantyre, the second-largest city in the southern central African country, the Government of Malawi suggested the statue is required by India in order for the country to continue benefitting from “credit and concessionary loans for various development projects.”

Man Sentenced to 2 Years Imprisonment for Hurling Shoe at former CM Badal

A court in Malout has reportedly sentenced a man to undergo 2 years imprisonment for hurling shoe at former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.

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