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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.

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.

CBI Takes U-Turn In Bargari Case: Says It Want to Probe “Unanswered Angles”

Fifty-three days after filing a closure report in Bargari beadbi cases of 2015, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday (August 23) took a U-turn and filed an application in the special CBI court, Mohali, saying it wants to re-probe the case.

Punjab Floods 2019: Initial Assessment Reveals 100% Crop Damage in More than 60000 Acres

As per Punjab government's initial assessment of damages caused by floods in Punjab, total (100%) crop damage is accessed in 25000 hectares (more than 60000 acres).

At PAU Convocation, Punjab Governor Gets Letter Titled ‘To Wake Your Conscience’

DAYS AFTER Punjab Governor VP Badnore granted pardons to four policemen who were convicted in the 1993 fake encounter case of a Ludhiana man, he was handed a letter titled ‘To wake your conscience’.

Badals Have Double Tongue and Twin Face: Dal Khalsa on SAD (B) Outcry Against CBI Closure Report

In a scathing attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s history of somersaults in recent times, the Dal Khalsa has observed that Badals speak for Panth when out of power and their conduct is anti-Panth when in power.

CBI Closure Report in Bargari Case: Congress Criticises Sukhbir Badal; Goes Mum on Amarinder Singh Govt’s Failure

In a joint statement issued yesterday (copy available with SSN) various Congress leaders and MLAs criticised Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh for his statement on CBI's closure report in Bargari beadbi case.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Resigns As Cabinet Minister of Punjab

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as minister from the Punjab cabinet. Navjot Singh Sidhu posted his resignation letter dated June 10, addressed to Rahul Gandhi, on his official Twitter account on Sunday (July 14) morning.

CBI Files Closure Report in Bargari and Burj Jawahar Singh Wala Beadbi Cases

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly filed the closure report in the three cases related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib in the special CBI court, Mohali.

Dal Khalsa Strongly Opposes India’s Plan to Set up Nuclear Plants in Punjab

Dal Khalsa has strongly opposed New Delhi's proposal to set up atomic power plants in Punjab.

Arrested Sikh Youth Tortured in Patiala Police Custody; Lawyer Writes to High Court, Seeks Action

Arrested in connection with killing of Mohinderpal Bittu, main accused of Bargari beadi case, Jaspreet Singh alias Nihal Singh was physically and mentally tortured by patiala police, said his lawyer.

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.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: KMO to Protest in Amritsar on July 1

Terming the pardoning of four former police officials who were convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for life by a CBI special court as 'impunity for crimes against humanity', the Khalra Mission Organization (KMO) has announced to hold a symbolic protest demonstration at Amritsar on July 1. 

CM Amarinder Singh Orders Fact Finding Inquiry Into Beadi Accused’s Killing

Mahinderpal Bittu, a Dera Sauda Sirsa follower who was main accused behind the Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari, Malke and Gurusar Jalal was reportedly killed in a jail in Nabha. 

Bargari Beadbi Case Chief Accused Mahinderpal Bittu Killed in Nabha Jail

As per reports emanating from Nabha, Bargari Beadi case's chief accused Mahinderpal Bittu was killed in New Nabha jail today.

Indian Political & Justice System Biased & Discriminative: Dal Khalsa

The Dal Khalsa today lashed out at Punjab Governor and Chief Minister for granting pardon to four convicted cops responsible for killing a Sikh youth Harjeet Singh in fake encounter. The organization hits out at Indian political system terming the move as yet another glaring example of blatant discrimination against the Sikhs.

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.

Punjab Govt. Delegation Meets Sikhs Facing Eviction Threat in Shillong; Assures Support

A high-level delegation sent to Shillong by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh met the Sikhs residing in Shillong’s Punjabi lane and assured them of full support to protect their fundamental rights.

Japanese Ambassador Visit Darbar Sahib; Says Japan Keen on Business with Punjab

Japanese ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu on Monday (June 17) visited Darbar Sahib in Amritsar during visit to Punjab. He also interacted with businessmen and government officials to see more Japanese companies investing in the state and Punjab government offering them incentives.

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