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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’.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

CM Amarinder Singh & Punjab Police DGP Claims on Jagdish Gagneja Case Under Question After NIA Reply

More than a year-and-half after the Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and the then Punjab DGP Suresh Arora claimed the August 2016 murder of state RSS vice-president, Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retd) had been solved, no one is formally named in this case by investigating agencies.

Punjab Govt. Notified New DSPs and SPs for Recently Created Investigation Cadre Posts

The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has notified the appointment of the DSPs and SPs for the recently created posts in the investigation cadre, separated from the Law & Order department of Punjab Police in line with the Indian Supreme Court orders on police reforms.

Saka Nakodar 1986 Victim Families Want Punjab Govt. to Form SIT; Bring Culprits to Justice

The families of four Sikh youth who were killed in police firing in Nakodar on 4 February 1986, have sent a memorandum to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, asking him to form a special investigation team (SIT) to probe into the incident which took place during a protest over the beadbi of Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib in Nakodar.

Justice Gurnam Singh Commission’s Report on Saka Nakodar 1986

The probe report of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission appointed to hold an inquiry into events related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib and police firing in Nakodar in February 1986, has finally come into public domain. The report is put into public domain by Panjab Digital Library.

Punjab Govt. Transferred 13 IAS And 1 PCs Officials with Immediate Effect

The Punjab Government on Tuesday (Feb. 12) issued Transfer/Posting order of 13 IAS and 1 PCS with immediate effect.

Punjab Govt. Signs MoU To Allot 100 Acres To Hero Cycles in Ludhiana Cycle Valley

The Punjab Government on Friday (January 18) signed an agreement for alloting 100 acres of land to Hero Cycles Ltd. in the upcoming Hi-Tech Cycle Valley in Village Dhanansu, for the development of a state-of-the-art Industrial Park within the Cycle Valley.

Punjab Government Transferred 2 IAS Officers

The Punjab Government yesterday issued Transfer/ Posting order of 2 IAS officers with immediate effect.

Punjab Announced Holiday on January 14 In Sri Muktsar Sahib District

The Punjab Government has announced local holiday in Sri Muktsar Sahib District in connection with the Mela Maghi on January 14, 2019 (Monday).

Punjab Government to Fill 1.2 Lakh Govt. Job Vacancies in Phased Manner

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed filling up of the 1.2 lakh vacant posts in various government departments in a phased but focused manner, addressing the critical requirements of departments of Health, Education and Medical Education & Research in the first phase, reads a statement issued by Punjab CMO today.

Story of State Patronage to Gurmeet Pinky: Exclusive Talk With Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains

Sikh Siyasat Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Rajwinder Singh Bains, Senior Advocate of Punjab and Haryana Haryana Court about a recent decision of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

AAP Accuses Punjab Govt. of Devastating Govt. Employees from Their “Right to Vote”; Seeks Elections Commission’s Interference

Accusing Capt. Amarinder Singh led Congress govt. of divesting Govt employees from their Constitutional 'Right to vote' , the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday demanded from the State Election commission to ensure that the govt. employees must be given the opportunity to avail their right to vote in the Panchayat Election scheduled for 30th December.

Punjab Govt Declares 12 Holidays Under Negotiable Instrument Act for 2019

The Punjab Government has declared 12 holidays under Section 25 of The Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 for the calendar year 2019. Besides these 12 holidays, the Diwali festival, which will fall on 27 October, i.e. Sunday, is also a holiday.

Punjab Cabinet Approves Compensation of Rs. 60 Lac to Sikhs Against Damage to Properties in Shillong Clashes

The Punjab Cabinet led by CM Amarinder Singh today approved relaxation in instructions of the Relief and Resettlement Department for providing Rs. 60 lacs as compensation to the Sikh community against damage caused to their properties during violence in Shillong.

Punjab Govt. Clears Release of Sikh Political Prisoner Dilbagh Singh Bagha

As per documents accessed by the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Punjab government has cleared premature release of Sikh political prisoner Dilbagh Singh Bagha.

6th Session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha From December 13

Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretary Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra said that the Governor of Punjab has summoned the session on Thursday, the 13th December, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Hall, Vidhan Bhavan, Chandigarh.

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