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Congress Government in Punjab 2017-2022

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.

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.

Charanjit Sharma, Paramraj Umranangal Skip Hearing in Saka Kotkapura Case on Health Plea

Accused in Saka Kotkapura case, suspended Punjab police IG Paramraj Umranangal and former SSP Charanjit Sharma did not appear in the court on Monday (June 10), when the court was set to hear the case against them.

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.

IG Kunwar Vijay Partap Back Is Back in SIT on Behbal Kalan and Kapurthala Incidents

In a press statement issued by the Punjab Chief Minister Office (CMO) it is said that "[a]fter a brief hiatus into which he was forced by the Election Commission order shifting him out, IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh is back to take forward the SIT probe into the sacrilege cases and the unprovoked incidents of sacrilege & police firing that had rocked Punjab under the SAD-BJP regime".

Lok Sabha 2019 Vote Share in Punjab: AAP Loses; Congress, SAD (B), BJP and BSP Gains

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections 2019 was held in Punjab yesterday. Congress won 8 seats, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and its ally Bhartiya Janta Party bagged 2 seats each while the Aam Aadmi Party manage to save 1 seat.

Faridkot Cop Commits Suicide After Youth Suspectedly Killed in Custody

Faridkot CIA staff incharge Narinder Singh reportedly committed suicide on Sunday leaving behind a number of unanswered question related disappearance of a youth who was picked up by him and two other cops on May 18 night.

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