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Centre To Release 5 Cops Convicted for Human Rights Abuses in Punjab; Amarinder Singh Wants Release of 15 More

In yet another instance of Indian state's policy of impunity towards State forces committing human rights abuses, the Government of India has reportedly decided to grant release to five Punjab police officials who were convicted for committing grave crimes in Punjab during 1980-90s period.

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.

Media Reports, Punjab Govt. Creating Confusion About GoI’s Announcement To Release of 8 Sikh Political Prisoners

The Government of India (GoI) last Saturday (Sept. 28) announced that it has decided to grant premature release to 8 out of 22 Sikh political prisoners who were sentenced to imprisonment for life and are confined in various jails across the Indian sub-continent.

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.

Kartarpur Shaib Corridor: $20 ‘Service Fee’ Non-Issue For Sikhs

Even as the Indian government, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have strongly objected to the Pakistan's decision to levy $20 as service fee to use Kartarpur corridor, the issue has not found much traction in the Sikh community.

Punjab CM Directs To Fill Up 16500 Job Vacancies of Police, PSPCL, Teachers, Paramedics and Revenue Officials

Even as the Punjab government on Monday decided to ease recruitment rules to plug certain long-pending vacancies, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered immediate steps to fill up a whopping 16500 vacancies in various departments.

1993 Multiple Custodial Murders Case: HC Notice to CBI for Summoning CM’s PSA Khubi Ram

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to CBI on a petition that sought summoning of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's personal security advisor (PSA) Khubi Ram - a retired inspector general – as an additional accused in a 1993 case of alleged custodial deaths.

Sikh Struggle Has Clearly Defined Agenda [Op-Ed]

First they called us Khalistanis. Now they have added the word “Terrorists” First they blamed Pakistan for supporting us. Now they have added Canada’s name too. First they sought sanctions against Pakistan. Now they propose the same with Canada.

Amarinder Singh Urges Narendra Modi to Seek UN Sanctions Against Canada

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today repeated various allegation against the Government of Canada and Sikh diaspora living in Canada. In his written statement (copy available with SSN), Punjab CM alleged that Canadian government was extending overt and covert support the Khalistani Movement against India.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Cops Convicted for Fake Encounter of SIkh Youth Pardoned by Governor

In a clear instance of endorsing Indian state’s policy of impunity for human rights abuser cops, the Governor of Punjab reportedly pardoned four police official who were convicted for murdering a Sikh youth in October 1993.

Delhi Police Brutally Thrash Sikh Father and Son for ‘Refusing Bribe’; 3 Cops Suspended

Some videos that went viral yesterday revealed the brutality of the Delhi police. The police personnel belonging to Mukherjee Nagar police station could be seen thrashing a Sikh driver and his on in public view. The incident reportedly took place when a tempo driven by a Sikh man named Sarabjit Singh collided with a police vehicle. According to some witnesses, argument ensued between Sarabjit Singh and a police personnel after the later demanded bribe from the former.

Sikh Youth Body Criticises Amarinder Singh, Sukhpal Khaira on River Waters Issue

The Sikh Youth of Punjab has criticised the statement of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh that surplus water was being discharged as a precautionary measure to prevent flooding in the areas along the Sutlej and Beas.

Recruitment of Patwaris Soon: Punjab Revenue Minister

After the portfolio rejig in Punjab Cabinet, Mr. Gurpreet Singh Kangar assumed office as the Revenue Minister in Punjab Civil Secretariat on Monday.

Harsimrat K Badal, Amarinder Singh Urge Narendra Modi to Question Pakistan About Destruction of Haveli in Narowal

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC), Evacuee Trust Property Board of Pakistan, Sikh historian and writer Amardeep Singh who has written books on Sikh heritage in Pakistan have all clarified that the building was not linked to Guru Nanak Ji. They said that it was an old Haweli and not a Sikh Gurdwara or religious place.

LS Polls Over, HS Phoolka Reminds CM Amarinder Singh About SGPC Polls

A day after the conclusion of polling for Lok Sabha elections, lawyer turned politician Harwinder Singh Phoolka has reminded Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh about elections for the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC).

Another AAP MLA Joins Congress

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Ropar MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa joined the Congress yesterday. He was welcomed into the party by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at his residence in Chandigarh.

CM Amarinder Singh & Punjab Police DGP Claims on Jagdish Gagneja Case Under Question After NIA Reply

More than a year-and-half after the Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and the then Punjab DGP Suresh Arora claimed the August 2016 murder of state RSS vice-president, Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retd) had been solved, no one is formally named in this case by investigating agencies.

Saka Gurdaspur: 7 Years On, Family of Sikh student Killed by Police Still Wait for Justice

Seven years have passed since the Punjab police killed Bhai Jaspal Singh of Chaur Sidhwan in Gurdaspur. Jaspal Singh, a B.Tech 1st year student was shot dead by Punjab police after the police had opened fire on Sikhs who were staging a peaceful sit-in in front of Gurdwara Ramgarhia in Gurdaspur.

Punjab Govt. Notified New DSPs and SPs for Recently Created Investigation Cadre Posts

The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has notified the appointment of the DSPs and SPs for the recently created posts in the investigation cadre, separated from the Law & Order department of Punjab Police in line with the Indian Supreme Court orders on police reforms.

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