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Editors Guild Expresses Serious Concerns Over Arrests of Journalists by Yogi’s Police

The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested two journalists for allegedly defaming state's chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

A R Rehman Steps into Tamil Nadu ‘Autonomy’ Debate

With political parties in Tamil Nadu reviving the issue of autonomy in state matters, and warning of a major protest against the BJP-led Centre if the government fails to clarify the role of Hindi in its proposed three-language policy, musician A R Rahman on Tuesday joined the issue.

Sanjay Dutt was Released Despite Centre Having Rejected His Release Plea

A news report published by The Hindu says that the Centre had rejected a petition moved on behalf of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in December 2015, just two months before he was released for “good conduct” by the prison authorities in Maharashtra.

‘Punjab Disappeared’ Documentary To Be Screened at Various Places in England

A documentary film titled “Punjab Disappeared” will be screened at various places in England during the month of June. The documentary was premiered on April 26 in Delhi and it was screened in Chandigarh on May 26.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 – Gurdaspur Seat – Sunny Deol Leading

Gurdaspur seat was bagged by Bhartiya Janta Party in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections when Vinod Khanna former film actor was elected for 4th time from this seat. After Vinod Khanna's demise the seat had fell vacant and by-poll was held in 2017 and the seat was won by Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Sunil Jakhar.

“Punjab Disappeared” Documentary To Be Screened in Chandigarh on May 25

A documentary film titled “Punjab Disappeared” will be premiered in Delhi on Saturday (May 25). The film will be screened at 5:30 PM in IMA Auditorium, Sector 35-B, Chandigarh.

Lok Sabha Polls: Polling in Punjab Drops from 70% (in 2014) to 65%

The state went for poll on Sunday in seventh and last phase of elections for Lok Sabha, lower house of the Indian Parliament. The polling was marred by multiple incidents of violence which took one life in Khadoor Sahib constituency.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: One Killed, Several Injured Due to Poll Violence in Punjab

Despite the tall claims made by the Election Commission of India (ECI) and state government, Lok Sabha polls in Punjab were marred by violence.

ECI Member Recused from Meetings on Poll Violations After His Descending Note Against Clean Chit of Modi was Ignored

One of the three member Election Commission of India (ECI) panel was recusing himself since May 4th from ECI meetings on alleged violations of model code of conduct.

Simranjit Singh Mann Writes Open Letter to Editor of The Tribune; Criticises ‘Bias’ Against Sikhs

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has written an open letter to the Editor of The Tribune, an English vernacular having its headquarter in Chandigarh. In his letter Simranjit Singh Mann has criticised the policies of The Tribune that are allegedly biased against the Sikhs.

Modi Dispensation Controlling Judiciary and Election Commission: Dal Khalsa

Bhatinda, Punjab: As the elections are drawing closer, the Sikh group Dal Khalsa held a march on May 16 in the city to protest against ...

To impose Hindutva agenda, BJP desperate to make sedition law stricter: Dal Khalsa

Joining issue with Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh for declaring to make the sedition law stricter in case his party retains power, the Dal Khalsa said the obvious target will be the religious minorities and Dalits, who refuses to toe the Hindutva agenda.

Congress and BJP-Badal Combine Playing Dirty Politics over 1984 Sikh Genocide for Votes

The Dal Khalsa yesterday hit out at Congress and BJP-SAD (Badal) for playing "dirty politics over the deaths during Nov 1984 Sikh genocide". The organization is of the view that both the mainstream parties of India have stains of innocent blood on their sleeves.

Modi’s Profile as Mob Lyncher No Less Than That of Rajiv Gandhi: Dal Khalsa Tells Sirsa

Expressing agreement with Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president and a spokesman of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s viewpoint that Rajiv Gandhi was biggest mob lyncher of India, the Dal Khalsa said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was no less big mob lyncher than Rajiv Gandhi.

Arvind Kejriwal Slapped During Roadshow in Moti Nagar

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by a man on Saturday during his roadshow in Moti Nagar area for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, with AAP calling it an “Opposition-sponsored attack”.

Pro-Freedom Sikh Group Dal Khalsa’s Policy Statement on Indian Elections

A pro-freedom Sikh group named the Dal Khalsa issued a 'policy statement' (copy available with SSN) on Indian elections today. The statement was issued in wake of Indian parliamentary elections, polling for which is due to be held in East Punjab on May 19.

Ishrat Jahan Fake Encounter Case: CBI Court Decides to Discharge DG Vanjara and NK Amin for Want to Sanction to Prosecute

Former Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and NK Amin will no longer be accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jehan fake encounter killing as an Indian court today approved their request for discharge after Gujarat Government refused to grant sanction for their prosecution.

SP Varanasi Candidate Teh Bahadur Yadav’s Nomination Rejected; SP to Move SCI

Dismissed BSF personnel Tej Bahadur Yadav's nomination for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat has been cancelled by the Election Commission saying that he allegedly failed to meet the deadline for submission of certain documents.

Dismissed BSF Personnel Alleges Narendra Modi Behind EC Notice on His Nomination

The SP-BSP-RLD combine's candidate's nomination from Varanasi is in jeopardy. Samajwadi Party fielded ex-BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who had exposed corruption in the force, against Narendra Modi from Varanasi. Now, his nomination has come under the scrutiny of the Election Commission.

AAP Anandpur Sahib LS Candidate Narinder Shergill Barred; Moves HC

Aam Aadmi Party had refused to join hands with Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) as it was not ready to withdraw the candidature of Narinder Singh Shergill from Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat but now his nomination papers are rejected by the Election Commission of India (ECI). 

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