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Congress Government in Punjab 2017-2022

Press Conference By SADA (Mann) Leaders Against Arrests of Party Cadres

Kushalpal Singh and other leaders of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) today held a press conference at Chandigarh to condemn arrests of their party cadres by the Punjab police.

More Than Hundred Sikhs Arrested by Punjab Police to Ensure KPS Gill Memorial Lecture: SADA (Mann)

In written statement issued today, Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann said that the Punjab police today arrested cadre of his party from the districts of Mohali, Ropar, Patiala and Fatehgarh Sahib were arrested including senior leader, Emaan Singh Mann, at the instance of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh.

Punjab Government Marks The Bloodstained Legacy of “Butcher of Punjab” KPS Gill; Sikhs Arrested to Prevent Protest

Former Punjab police chief KPS Gill was so infamous for commanding blatant human rights abuses in Punjab that he is remembered as the 'Butcher of Punjab' in people's memory.

Punjab Minister Admits Government Failure on Bargari and Behbal Kalan Cases: AFSO

The Alliance for Sikh Organisations (AFSO), an umbrella body of various Sikh groups, staged a protest outside Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa's house in Dharowali village near Dera Baba Nanak on Sunday (Dec. 8). 

2020 Sikh Referendum Android App Jitters Punjab CM; All You Need To Know About This App

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has reacted sharply over the launch of an Android App titled "2020 Sikh Referendum".

Punjab Government Declares Gazetted Holiday on November 11

Punjab Government has declared gazetted holiday in the state for November 11, 2019 in view of 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji on November 12.

India Denies Permission To East Punjab Government Delegation to Visit Pakistan

The Government of India (GoI) has denied political go ahead to the delegation of East Punjab Government for observing 550th Prakash Gurpurb in Pakistan. A release issued by the Government of East Punjab said that GoI's denial doesn't bodes well for the federal structure and is unconstitutional also.

Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab Govt. & SGPC Should Share $20 Fee of Yatris Who Couldn’t Afford

Dal Khalsa has urged the Punjab government and the SGPC to equally share the financial burden of pilgrims who couldn’t afford $20 fee proposed by Pakistan for visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through Kartarpur Sahib corridor.

Probe Properties of Radha Soami Beas and Other Deras in Punjab: KMO & PHRO

The Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) and Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) have demanded probe into properties held by Dera Radha Soami Beas and other deras in Punjab.

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.

Holiday in Amritsar District on Prakash Gurpurab of Guru Ramdas Ji on Oct 15: Punjab Govt.

Punjab Government today declared local holiday in Amritsar district on October 15, 2019 on the auspicious occasion of Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ramdas Ji.

Sikh Group Condemns RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat for ‘Hindu Rashtra’ Speech

Dal Khalsa leaders Hardeep Singh Mehraj and Paramjeet Singh Tanda declared "Punjab will oppose such sinister designs of RSS and won't become part of Hindu rashtra".

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.

SGPC, State Govt Lock Horns Over Control of 550th Gurpurab Samagam; Minister Writes to Giani Harpreet Singh Against SGPC

Showing extreme insensibility the SAD (Badal) controlled SGPC and Congress party led Punjab government have locked horns over being incharge of affairs during Guru Nanak Ji's 550th Parkash Gurpurab samgams. 

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.

“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".

Dr. Ambedkar’s Statue Defaced in Rajpura; SC Commission Takes Suo-Moto Notice

The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has taken a suo-moto notice of incident of defaced of statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Rajpura.

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.

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