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Ahead of China-India Informal Summit, #GoBackModi Trends on Twitter in Indian Subcontinent

Ahead of Chinese president Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Chennai's Mamallapuram, the hashtag #GoBackModi started trending on Twitter. While people were hospitable to Xi with the hashtag #TNwelcomesXiJinping, they weren't as welcoming towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives in Indian Subcontinent for Informal Summit with Narendra Modi

Chinese President Xi Jinping today arrived in Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu for second informal summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Previous summit between that two had taken place in Wuhan on April 27-28, 2018.

AAP Punjab Condemns RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat For ‘Hindu Rashtra’ Speech

Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has condemned Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's speech in which he propagated Hindu Rashtra ideology. 

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Visit to India Under Clouds; Conflicting Reports in Indian Media

Recent developments in India-China relations have cast a shadow on Chinese president Xi Jinping’s slated visit to India during October 11-12.

Punjab CM Proposes Canalisation of Punjab’s 3 Major Rivers – Satluj, Beas and Ravi

As per a press statement issued by the Punjab government, the Punjab CM Amrinder Singh has proposed the canalisation of Punjab's three major rivers, namely Satluj, Beas and Ravi.

Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab CM Seeks Reduction in 30-day Notice Period for Online Application

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked the Central Government to cut down on the 30-day notice period for pilgrims to apply online for visiting the historic Sri Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara during the 550th Prakash Gurpurb celebrations.

Mukerian, Jalalabad, Dakha & Phagwara By-polls: 48 Candidates File Nomination Papers on Last Day

Forty eight candidates have filed nomination papers for the by-poll of Phagwara, Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad Assembly constituency today. A total of 54 candidates filed nomination papers during whole nomination process.

Jolt for BJP CM in Maharashtra: SCI Quashes Clean Chit in False Election Affidavit Case

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today set aside the clean chits given by trial court and the Bombay high court to Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis in the case of filing alleged false election affidavit, thus paving the way for his trial.

Indian Govt. To Release 8 Sikh Political Prisoners; Rajoana’s Death Sentence To Be Converted into Life

The Government of India (GoI) has reportedly announced to grant premature release to eight Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.

Centre Planning to Impose Kashmir Like Situation in Punjab? Former MP Raises Apprehensions Over Proposed NSG Base

Former member of Indian Parliament and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann has raised apprehensions over the Central government's proposal to set-up a National Security Guards (NSG) base in Amritsar.

Process of Kartarpur Sahib Darshan Through Corridor To Be Made Public by Oct. 1

An East Punjab cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has maintained that by 1st of October, the Union Government would make public the process for the devotees with regard to ‘Darshan’ of Sri Kartarpur Sahib and conceding the demand of the Punjab Government the information concerning the same would be available in Punjabi on the web portal.

Rift in SAD (B)-BJP: SAD (B) fumed over its MLA joining BJP in Haryana, to contest assembly polls alone

AMRITSAR: Rift emerged between the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Bhartya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday (September 26, 2019) finally with former’s MLA Balkaur Singh’s  ...

Sikhs, Tamils, Kashmiris Protest Against Kashmir Lockdown in Delhi; Seek UN Intervention

Despite the stoppages by the Delhi police, acting under orders of the government of India, hundreds of activists from Punjab and Tamil Nadu held a demonstration against 50-day Kashmir lockdown and took out a march from Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib towards Jantar Mantar.

Kashmir Caged: A Fact-Finding Report [Full Text]

We spent five days (9-13 August 2019) traveling extensively in Kashmir. Our visit began on 9 August 2019 – four days after the Indian government abrogated Articles 370 and 35A, dissolved the state of Jammu and Kashmir, and bifurcated it into two Union Territories.

Amrinder Singh Takes U-Turn Over ‘Clean Chit’ to Badals in Beadbi Issue

A day after a media outlet quoted Punjab CM Amarinder Singh saying that Badals were not responsible for 'Beadbi' incidents that took place in Punjab in 2015, the Congress leader has taken a U-turn.

SADA (Mann) Welcomes China’s Move to Open Visa Centre in Lahore; Seeks Similar Centre in Amritsar

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann has welcomed China's more to open visa centre in Lahore in West Punjab. He urged China to open a similar centre in Amritsar in East Punjab also.

“One Nation One Language” is Dangerous Ideology; It Is Death Knell For Federal Structure: Congress Spokesperson

The Education Minister, Punjab and Spokesman of Congress Vijay Inder Singla yesterday (Sept. 22) said that "the ideology of One Nation One Language being propounded by the BJP would sound death knell for the federal structure of the country and is detrimental for a country like India having multi linguistic states".

‘Bhai Hawara Committee’ Writes to Indian President for Release of 22 Sikh Political Prisoners

A 21 member committee formed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has written a letter to Indian president Ram Das Kovind, urging him to release 22 Sikh political prisoners.

Dakha, Jalalabad, Mukerian & Phagwara Bypoll: Notification to be issued on Sept. 23

Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, Dr. S. Karuna Raju today said that notification for the bye-poll of Phagwara, Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad assembly constituencies will be issued on September 23, 2019. He said that nomination process will be started immediately after the issuance of notification.

Bypolls Announced for 4 Assembly Seats in Punjab

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced bypolls on 4 seats of Punjab state assembly. These seats include Phagwara (SC), Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad.

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