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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.

Pritam Singh Kumedan on Punjab River Water Issue During Discussion by HR Groups [Video]

Three major human rights groups of Punjab namely Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO), Lawyers For Human Rights (LFHRI) and Sikhs For Human Rights (SFHR) organised a discussion on Punjab’s water crisis on the 68th International Human Rights Day on Saturday (Dec. 10) at People’s Convention Hall, Sector 36-B, Chandigarh.

Haryana is Already Getting 16.2 (LAF) out of SYL’s 35 (LAF) Water: Pritam Singh Kumedan

Pritam Singh Kumedan said that it was wrongful to say that the SYL canal is being built to send out 35 Lakh Acer Foot (LAF) water to Haryana as Haryana is already getting 16.2 Lakh Acer Foot (LAF) water out of this 35 LAF.

People’s Commission headed by Markandey Katju to probe Behbal Kalan police firing

A Punjab-based NGO has decided to set up a committee in Punjab to "dig out" the truth behind the police firing at Behbal Kalan near Kotkapura in Faridkot district that resulted in killing of two Sikhs and many of them being injured.

Political, social and Human rights orgs jointly condemned arrest of Sikh Leaders under UAPA

Jalandhar/Punjab (September 24, 2012): Various Social, Political, Religious and Human Rights Organizations of Punjab have jointly condemned the arrest of Sikh leaders Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind (President of Akali Dal Panch Pardhani) and Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu (Former President of ADPP). Both leaders were arrested by Punjab police for waging war against the Indian state and notorious “Unlawful Activities (P) Act” was also lashed against them besides various other laws.

Suicide by an Amritsar Family (2004) Case – Non-bailable warrants against DIG Kultar Singh & DSP Hardep Singh

Amritsar/Punjab (September 18, 2012): Chief Judicial Magistrate of Amritsar is reported have issued arrest warrants against former Amritsar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kultar Singh, who is currently posted as Deputy Inspector General (DIG), and former Amritsar SHO, who is currently holding the post of DSP, Hardev Singh for their alleged role in the suicide of five members of an Amritsar family in 2004.

Punjab: HR bodies worried about impunity to mass violators

Chandigarh (October 27, 2011): Human rights bodies, in Punjab, are concerned about the continuing policy of impunity and political accommodation of "mass violators". Recently opposition is expressed, by such bodies, to proposed candidature of former DGP Mohd. Izhar Alam on Shirmoani Akali Dal (Badal) ticket for State Assembly Election from Malerkotla.

S. Mann should contest SGPC from Channanwal only: Justice Bains

Fatehgarh Sahib (August 10, 2011): As per media reports Punjab Human Rights Organization Chairman Justice (retd.) Ajit Singh Bains today appealed to Shiromani Akali Dal(Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann to contest SGPC election from Channanwal (Barnala) instead of Bassi Pattana constituency of district Fatehgarh Sahib.