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Behbal Kalan Police Firing: Sumedh Saini Appears Before Justice Ranjit Singh Commission

It is learnt that former Punjab police chief Sumedh Saini appeared before Justice Ranjit Singh Commission few days back.

Behbal Kalan Firing: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission Seeks Fresh Reply from Former DGP Sumedh Saini

Justice Ranjit Singh Commission has sought fresh reply from former Punjab police chief Sumedh Saini. The commission is probing cases related to beadbi of Guru Granth Shaib and Behbal Kalan police firing of October 2015 in which two Sikhs were killed.

Beadbi Incidents: Justice Ranjit Singh Commission Hands Over 1/4 of Probe Report to Punjab CM; Contents Not Made Public

Justice Ranjit Singh Commission today handed over first part of its probe report to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Behbal Kalan Firing: Badal-Amarinder Adopted Soft Approach Towards “Main Culprit” Sukhmedh Saini, says Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa fired a salvo at CM Amarinder Singh-led Congress government for maintaining studied silence on rightful demands of Sikhs that led to launch of Bargarhi Morcha on June 1 by Bhai Dhian Singh Mand.

Paramjit Singh Sarna Supports Bargari Morcha; Tells Punjab Govt. to Disclose Names of Mastermind of Behbal Kalan Firing

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s religious adviser, Paramjit Singh Sarna, joined the "Bargari Morcha" at village which entered its 30th day on Friday.

Five Lakh Saplings Distributed So far Through i-Hariyali App in Punjab

Punjab Forest Department has announced to plant 2 crore saplings this year under "Mission Tandarust Punjab". A government release states that more than 10 lakh saplings have already been distributed so far.

Punjab Police SIT Chief Addresses Media, But Remains Tight Lipped about Bargari Beadbi Case

A day after the Punjab police declared arrest of six followers of Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS) in 2011 case of arson and maintained in remand demand note submitted to the court that the arrested persons have 'disclosed' their involvement in Bargari beadbi case, Punjab police Special Investigation Team (SIT) chief DIG Ranbir Singh Khattra addressed media persons yesterday.

Distortion of History PSEB Class XII Book: Government’s Oversight Committee Recommends Withdrawal

Endorsing the distortion of facts in Class XII book prepared by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), the six-member oversight committee constituted by the state government has recommended that the new books be withdrawn.

Bio CNG and Bio-ethanol to be Manufactured from Stubble; Punjab Signs MoU with 4 Companies

The Punjab government today issued a release maintaining that it was serious to check the stubble burning in the state.

Punjab Transfers: 19 Tehsildars And 18 Naib Tehsildars Transferred

Punjab Revenue Department has issued transfer/posting orders of 19 Tehsildars and 18 Naib Tehsildars with immediate effects. Meanwhile, three Tehsildars have been promoted as District Revenue Officers.

Punjab Govt. Makes Tall Claims, as Police Arrest 2 Youngsters in Batala; Press Note Names SFJ’s Pannu, FIR Not Available Online

In a press release issued this evening, the Punjab government made tall claims while announcing the arrest of two youngsters aged 21 and 26 years by Batala police.

Police Probe Not Proper in Some Beadbi cases: says Justice (Retd.) Ranjit Singh

Justice Ranjit Singh, head of a one-man commission probing Beadbi incidents, on Tuesday said the police did not conduct a thorough probe into some of the cases.

Punjab Government appoints Dr. Balkar Singh as Director Vishav Punjabi Centre Society

The Punjab Government has appointed Dr. Balkar Singh S/o Late Mr. Shingara Singh as the Director of Vishav Punjabi Centre Society, Punjabi University Patiala.

Contaminated Water Enters Canals from Harike; Hits Supply of Drinking Water

Punjab is facing major environmental disaster as Beas river water contaminated by chemical leak from a Sugar Mill located in Gurdaspur was started flowing in canals through Harike Headworks.

Punjab Govt. Announces “Guru Nanak Marg” to Link Places in East Punjab Visited by Guru Nanak Ji

As part of its plan to commemorate the 550th Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Ji, the Punjab Government has decided to rename as `Guru Nanak Marg’ the roads linking various places across the state, which had been blessed with the visits of Sri Guru Nanak Ji.

Punjab CM Once Again Seeks One-Time Farm Debt Waiver From Centre to Avoid “Socio-Economic Unrest”

Punjab government's requests for Centre's support for extending helping hands to debt-burdened farmers of the state is falling to deaf ears. Yet, Punjab CM seems to be hopeful that the Centre would listen to his pleas.

Punjab Government Transfers 8 IAS Officers with Immediate Effect

The Punjab Government has issued transfer and posting orders of 8 IAS officers with immediate effect.

Punjab Government Halts Release of PSEB’s Class XII History Book

Facing severe criticism over the removal of chapters on Sikh history and distortion of facts in class XII history book published by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), the Punjab government today announced to halt the release of the book.

SGPC Serves 10 Days Ultimatum; Wants Punjab Govt. to Withdraw Class XII History Book

SGPC has issued a 10 days ultimatum to the Punjab government with a warning that if the government fails to withdraw the class XII history book, which is caught into controversy over removal of chapters on Sikh history, then the SGPC would call a "panthic gathering" on May 19.

Punjab Govt. Announces 6 Member Oversight Committee to Examine PSEB History Syllabus

Punjab chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh today announced the constitution of a 6-member Oversight Committee to examine the recommendations of the 2014 panel that had reviewed the History syllabus and to oversee all history books in the future.

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