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Appointment of Administrator of Chandigarh is an anti-Punjab step by Modi, says Aam Aadmi Party

Terming the decision of appointing a separate Administrator by Narindra Modi led government at Centre as anti-Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today strongly condemned the Modi’s act.

Modi Govt. plans to appoint central Administrator for Chandigarh

In an apparently controversial move, the Narendra Modi led central government of India today decided to appoint a 'separate' Administrator for the Union territory of Chandigarh.

Amritdhari Sikh students asked to remove Kirpan on Yoga Day

As per media reports, Amritdhari Sikh students directed by the Chandigarh (U. T.) police to remove and keep their "Kirpans" at home while participating in Indian government sponsored Yoga Day in Chandigarh on June 21.

Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara and Paramjeet Singh Bheora in police custody [File Photo]

Burrail Jail Break Case: Hawara, Bheora convicted, Others acquitted by trial court [UPDATED]

As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), a trial court in Chandigarh today acquitted Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara and Paramjit Singh Bheora were convicted by a trial court in burial jailbreak case but 13 other persons against whom trial was held were acquitted.

Fresh Earthquake aftershocks experienced in Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh

Fresh earth-shakes were were today felt in parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.

Controversial “Messenger of God” (MSG) sparks protests; Premier deferred

The premier show of controversial "Messenger of God (MSG)" moive was deferred today in wake of widespread protests against the release of moive. Members of various organisations on held protests in Delhi and Haryana against the proposed screening of the film featuring controversial godaman and dera sauda sirsa chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim in lead role.

It’s right time to handover Chandigarh to Punjab, says Parkash Singh Badal

Amritsar, Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that now was the proper time to handover Chandigarh to Punjab. He said that Chandigarh belongs to Punjab but due to discrimination by ‘Congress led governments in India’ Punjab was deprived of it’s capital city.

Activists of NSUI, SOI, PUSU and cops engage in muscle power check at PU

Chandigarh (August 27, 2014): In a clash involving cops and activists of various students bodies, including National Students Union of India (NSUI), Students Organization of India (SOI) and Punjab University Students Union (PUSU) reportedly took place at Punjab University today, in which four youths and one policeman were injured.

Chandigarh issue: Chandumajra want “Original residents”, not outsiders, to be consulted

Moga, Punjab (June 16, 2014): Speaking first ever fair and loud in favour of Punjab on the issue of transferring Chandigarh to Punjab, Anadpur Sahib MP Prem Singh Chandumajra asked to ask original residents of Chandigarh not outsiders whether they want to live in Chandigarh or not. While advocating for transferring Chandigarh to Punjab during a live talk on Zee Punjabi news channel on Monday evening (June 16, 2014), Chandumajra asked those people, who were talking of conducting opinion poll in Chandigarh on the issue of transferring Chandigarh to Punjab, that why this opinion poll now why was not conduct at that time when Haryana was formed. “It is not fair to ask those people who are outsiders but not the original habitant of Chandigarh after five decades. Why the government did not conducted such opinion poll in 1966? he questioned. He further questioned that the union government did not conducted any opinion poll while forming Telangana and some other states. It is a partiality and injustice with Punjab, he added.

Badal diverting intentions of people by talking of “traditional issues”, says Jakhar

On the issue of transferring Chandigarh to Punjab state, Congress Legislative Party leader Sunil Jakhar has stated that the Badals are diverting the intension of the people from the real issue for what they had met Modi three days ago.

Will not allow union government to hand over Chandigarh to Punjab says Kuldeep Bishnoi of Haryana Janhit Congress

The politics has heat up on the issue of handing over of Chandigarh and Punjabi speaking areas to Punjab as Kuldeep Bishnoi of Haryana Janhit Congress hit back at Akali Dal by saying that they will not allow union government to hand over Chandigarh to Punjab.

Congress releases 2nd list of 71 candidates; Re-fields Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh

New Delhi, India (March 13, 2014): As per information the Congress party has released second list of 71 candidates for Lok Sabha elections 2014. The Congress party has renamed former railway minister Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh brushing aside the “taint” argument.

Marginalization of Punjabi language continues in Chandigarh – Written test for Driving license in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telgu & Kannada only

Chandigarh/ Punjab (January 01, 2013): A detailed news report in Punjabi Tribune, a regional vernacular published from Chandigarh has revealed that marginalization of Punjabi language continues in Chandigarh.

HS Dhami, President of Dal Khalsa, addressing a rally organized by "Sikh Youth of Punjab" at Tanda (Hoshiarpur) on February 05, 2013

Sikhs being subjected to humiliation not only in foreign land but also in their own motherland, says Dal Khalsa

Amritsar, Punjab (August 21, 2013): Firing a salvo against PGI doctor Dr K Gauba for "showing disrespect" to Sikh religious articles like kara and kirpan, the Dal Khalsa on Tuesday demanded suspension and registration of a case against him for hurting the religious sentiments of not only aggrieved students but also of Sikhs at large.

PGI forced Sikh students to remove articles of faith

Chandigarh, Punjab (August 20, 2013): It is learnt that the parents of some Sikh students have alleged that their children were asked to remove religious symbols like kirpan and kada to gain entry at some centres here for the Post Graduate Institute Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh entrance test.

Haryana will definitely get Chandigarh; Punjab may claim Lahore or Shimla: Haryana CM Hooda

Chandigarh (July 26, 2013): The Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda has once again asserted Haryana's complete right over Chandigarh. CM Hooda reportedly said on July 25, 2013 that Haryana would "definitely get" Chandigarh.

Human Rights abuser KPS Gill demands arrest Sadda Haq producers

Chandigarh/ Punjab (April 09, 2013): It is learnt that the Punjab University Chandigarh's alumni association invited former director general of police (DGP) KPS Gill, on April 08, 2013 to deliver a lecture on on 'Terrorism in Punjab: Historian's dilemma'.

Burrail Jailbreak hearing – Hawara & Bheora brought under tight security; Jail wardens deposed in Court

Chandigarh, Punjab/India (January 14, 2013): As per information available through various media sources a Chandigarh court Friday, the 11th January, 2013 examined two more witnesses in the Burail Jailbreak case.

HC orders former cat turned cop Pinky’s medical test

Chandigarh (January 15, 2010): According to a news published in a major daily of Punjab, if former police cat Gurmeet Singh Pinky has been fibbing about his poor health to get out on bail, directions by a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court will soon reveal the truth.

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