Suspended AAP MP Dharamvira Gandhi, rebel AAP MLAs led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira, and Bains Brothers led Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) leaders on Sunday (December 16) announced the formation of ‘Jamhoori Gathjorh’ or the Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with the support of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
Aiming to forge long term trade relations between Pakistan and India, the Punjabi Cultural Council (PCC) has appealed to both the governments to open and allow trade activities through the Hussainiwala (Ferozepur) and Sadki (Fazilka) borders like the Attari ICP so as farmers, industrialists and traders of the region could be able to export and import goods and produce at low costs.
Hindutva outfits named Hindu Takht and Anti-Terrorist Front have announced to give Hindu Rattan Award to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.
The global Sikh community has expressed outrage of selection of Kalam Nath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh (MP) State of the Indian subcontinent by the Indian National Congress (INC). Kalam Nath faces allegations of instigating genocidal violence against the Sikhs during November 1984.
From the time of the arrest of a persons in a UAPA case till the day of decision by the trial court the addition of UAPA sections subvert the normal legal course against the alleged accused person.
Prof. Pritam Singh from Oxford University asserted that India is a multi-national country, and this truth be given precedence in all spheres and all walks of life. He discussed seven points problems and issues such as central nature of the Indian constitution, centre's taking over the state subjects under the garb of concurrent list, regional/linguistic entities/nationalities, multi-national character of Indian peninsula and relation between Indian nationalism and economic policies resulting in loot of states and their natural resources.
The Punjab cabinet has announced to enhance the regular parole given to the prisoners with good conduct from the existing 3 weeks to 4 weeks, and total parole from 12 weeks to 16 weeks during a calendar year.
The Punjab Cabinet led by CM Amarinder Singh today approved relaxation in instructions of the Relief and Resettlement Department for providing Rs. 60 lacs as compensation to the Sikh community against damage caused to their properties during violence in Shillong.
The counting of votes for state assembly elections in five states of the Indian subcontinent began this morning. The counting of votes has crossed three rounds of counting. As per trends reported by media outlets Congress is leading in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhatisgarh.
Bhai Dhian Singh Mand who was leading a sit-in protest at Bargari today announced to end the agitation. He said that he envisioned such achievements for the Sikhs that Sikh sangat can't even imagine.
In this statement former IAS Gurtej Singh, Prof Gurdarshan Singh Dhillon, Jaspal Singh Sidhu, Sukhdev Singh, both journalists and Gurpreet Singh spokesman Kendri Sri Guru Singh Sabha (Chandigarh) said: “This act of so-called atonement constitutes fraud on the Sikh psyche committed at the holiest shrine of the Sikh Panth”.
The Punjab government on Wednesday (Dec. 5) said that it has decided to pay Rs.25 per quintal directly to the sugarcane farmers, while also announcing immediate release of Rs.65 crores towards the interest on loans taken by private sugar mill owners to clear pending dues of farmers.
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretary Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra said that the Governor of Punjab has summoned the session on Thursday, the 13th December, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Hall, Vidhan Bhavan, Chandigarh.
In the backdrop of Aam Aadmi Party’s rebel leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Patiala MP Dr Dharamvir Singh Gandhi pitching for ‘political autonomy’ for Punjab, the Dal Khalsa reasserted that the future of Punjab lies in seeking and obtaining the right to self-determination.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has criticised the move of private sugar mills denying to pay Rs. 310 per quintal for sugarcane growers as advised by state advisory committee.
The political situation in Punjab is fluid. Those willing to grab the political power under the authority of the Indian state and weighing their wings.
The Dal Khalsa has stated that the peace between India and Pakistan is directly linked to resolution of Kashmir dispute and the Kartarpur corridor can play only a limited role in facilitating the dialogue.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said Navjot Singh Sidhu’s decision to go to Pakistan for their ground-breaking ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor was “his way of thinking” but he personally could not think of going there “while Indian soldiers and civilians were being killed by them”.
The Dal Khalsa slammed Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh for declining the invitation of Pakistan government to be part of inauguration ceremony to lay foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor on flimsy and unreasonable grounds.
It is learnt that the Amritsar police today arranged a special meeting of few "selected journalists" with Bikramjit Singh, whose arrest in Adlowal blast case was announced by Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh yesterday.Next Page »