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List of 17 Items on Which Punjab Government has Doubled the Stamp Duty

There are 65 items in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 on which stamp duty is levied in the state of Punjab. Out of these 65 items the Punjab cabinet has approved a hike on 17 items. The Punjab cabinet has doubled the stamp duty on these 17 items.

Congress Government Faces Serious Charges of Patronising Party ‘Goons’ in Tarn Taran

The Congress government led by Capt. Amarinder Singh had formed a commission led by Justice Mehtab Singh Gill to look into cases of alleged political vendetta that were registered against its party workers by the SAD-BJP government.

Punjab Cabinet Approves Increase on Stamp Duty; Hike to Double the Duty on 17 Items

The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday (Oct. 17) approved an ordinance to amend Schedule 1-A of Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to enable increase in the stamp duty rates.

Centre Suspends Controversial Chandigarh Notification; Tells UT to Fill Posts in 60:40 Arrangement

Under fire for its controversial notification regarding Chandigarh cadre, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today put the September 25 notification under abeyance.

Life of Parkash Singh Badal Under Threat: Claims UP Police

The Uttar Pradesh police has come out with a that the life of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) patron and former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal is under threat.

AAP Forms 5 Member Co-ordination Committee After Rebels Declare Organisational Plans

The Aam Aadmi Party this evening announced to form a five member co-ordination committee to sort out differences with rebel MPs, MLAs.

PU Students Body SATH Demands Reunion of Chandigarh with Punjab

A students body SATH organised a demonstration at Punjab University Students Centre demanding reunion of Chandigarh with the state of Punjab.

AAP MLA H S Phoolka to Quit Today to Protest Against Govt. Inaction in Beadbi Cases

Aam Aadmi Party MLA H S Phoolka has announced that he will submit his resignation to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker on Friday (Oct. 12) in protest against the failure of the Congress government to arrest former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini and former CM Parkash Singh Badal in sacrilege and Behbal Kalan police firing case.

Sumedh Saini Reusing Mala-Fide Plea to His Defence Against Action in Behbal Kalan Firing Case

Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini had approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday seeking High Court's intervention to the investigation Behbal Kalan firing case be handed over to CBI or any other agency not belonging to the Punjab state.

Hearing of Criminal Complaint Against Badals for Beadbi Incidents and Behbal Kalan Firing Adjourned to Nov. 1

The Court of Judicial Magistrate Sumit Sabharwal on Tuesday (Oct. 9) recorded the statement of a complainant in a criminal case filed against former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

After Charanjit Sharma, Now Sumedh Saini Moves High Court Against Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s Report

Punjab’s former Director-General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini has reportedly moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court against Justice Ranjit Singh Commission's report.

Will Congress be Able to Take a Grip on Sikh Political Space in Punjab?

Two months back the Congress party leaders, particularly the Sikh faces were presenting themselves as claimers of the Sikh political ground by presenting Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s report in the state assembly.

Mohan Bhagwat on 3 Day Visit in Punjab to Meet RSS Leaders

Hindutva fountainhead head leader Mohan Bhagwat arrived in Punjab yesterday on a three day visit. Media reports have quoted RSS Punjab chief Brij Bhushan Singh Bedi saying that it was a routine visit and 'detailed itinerary hasn’t been chalked out as yet'.

DSGMC Chief Manjit Singh GK ‘Quits’ Charge; Angry Over SAD (Badal) Policies

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)'s Delhi unit president Manjit Singh GK has reportedly 'quit the charge' as Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president.

SAD Represents A Section of Sikh Electorate But Not the Panth: says Dal Khalsa

Countering the claims of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal that his party represents the Panth, the Dal Khalsa said the Akali Dal represents only a section of voters of Punjab and certainly not the Panth. The days of SAD being synonymous with Panth are long over.

March to Bargari Overshadows SAD (B) and Congress Political Rallies

The last Sunday (October 7) was a day of political rallies in Punjab with two major political rivals holding rallies in the home constituencies of leaders of the opponent party.

SAD (Badal) Want CBI Investigation of Shoe Hurling Incident

Terming he shoe hurling incident in which shoes were hurled on Sukhbir Badal's security cavalcade as a serious attack, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has demanded CBI investigation in this regard.

AAP Prepones Hunger Strike To Join Bargari Gathering on October 7

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday (Oct. 4) announced to prepone its hunger strike programme to October 6.

Centre’s Notification Over Chandigarh is Unjustified and Discriminatory Against Punjab: Punjab Manch

A deputation of Punjab Manch led by Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi, Member Parliament on Thursday (Oct. 4) met the Governor of Punjab Shri V.P. Singh Badnore and submitted a memorandum in the name of the President of India regarding Chandigarh as the capital of Punjab.

SADA (Mann) Condemns Haryana CM M L Khattar; Demands Apology

The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has condemned Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for asking Sikhs of Dachar village near Asandh in Karnal district to remove portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the village Gurdwara Sahib.

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