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A Day Before Farmers’ Delhi Chalo, Punjab’s Subedari Nizam Declares Night Curfew

Punjab's Subedari Nizam (state government) has announced to impose night curfew in the state citing rising cases of corona virus. As per media reports the government has also declared those not wearing masks in public will be charged with fine of rupees one thousand.

What Are 4 Bills Passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha To Counter India’s New Farm Laws?

On 20 October 2020, Punjab state assembly called Vidhan Sabha passed four bills in its attempt to 'counter' three new agricultural laws passed by Union Government of India. The bills were introduced and passed on Tuesday (20 Oct.) during second day of special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

The Punjab Essential Commodities (Special Provisions And State Amendment) Bill, 2020

On 20 October 2020, Punjab state assembly called Vidhan Sabha passed four bills in its attempt to 'counter' three new agricultural laws passed by Union Government of India. The bills were introduced and passed on Tuesday (20 Oct.) during second day of special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

The Code of Civil Procedure (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2020

The preamble of this act says that this bill is "to amend the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 to provide for protection to the farmers from attachment of land as a consequence of the farming agreements to safeguard his livelihood".

The Punjab Farmers Produce Trade And Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) (Special Provisions And State Amendment) Bill, 2020

Full Text and Copy of Punjab Farmers Produce Trade And Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) (Special Provisions And State Amendment) Bill 2020.

The Punjab Farmers (Empowerment And Protection) Agreement On Price Assurance And Farm Services (Special Provisions And State Amendment) Bill 2020

On 20 October 2020, Punjab state assembly called Vidhan Sabha passed four bills in its attempt to 'counter' three new agricultural laws passed by Union Government of India. The bills were introduced and passed on Tuesday (20 Oct.) during second day of special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

CBI Ducks Punjab Assembly & State Govt : State of Affairs & the Position of States in Indian Union

In 2015 the Punjab government had entrusted CBI with investigation of Beadbi cases. CBI failed to nail the culprits. As a result in 2019 the state assembly decided to withdraw investigation of these cases from the CBI and passed an unanimous resolution in this regard.

Sekhowal Gram Sabha Resolves Against Industrial Park on Village Land Near Mattewara Forest in Punjab

In a significant move, Gram Sabha of Village Sekhowal, Block Mangat, (Ludhiana 1) held a session today. Village Sarpanch, Panchayat members and village residents took part in this Gram Sabha session. The Gram Sabha unanimously resolved against Punjab government's proposal to built an industrial park on this village's common/panchayati land. 

Stop Repression and Illegal Detention of Sikhs Youth in Punjab Under Lawless Laws like UAPA: ASC

Chandigarh: In a written statement (copy with SSN) the American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed grave concerns about the alleged “illegal detention of innocent Sikh ...

Sikh Lawyer Releases Latest List of UAPA Cases in Punjab; Congress Govt. Using UAPA Faster than Last SAD-BJP Govt.

An updated tentative list released by Sikh lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur has revealed that the Congress party led Punjab government is faster than previous SAD-BJP government in at least one perspective- registering cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). UAPA is considered present day notorious law and a new avatar of draconian TADA and POTA.

Diversification Plans Dumped?: Punjab Government Prepones Paddy Plantation by 10 Days

Punjab has been facing ground water crisis for past few decades. The crisis is largely attributed to 'wheat-paddy crop circle'.

Under Fire, Sri Mukatsar Sahib DC Regrets Reference to Sikh Gurdwaras in Liquor Home Delivery Announcement Order

District Deputy Commissioners office invited strong condemnation after it issued an order saying that announcements of home delivery of liquor from loudspeakers of 'religious places'. As religious places includes Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs, the order was strongly criticised by Sikh netizens.

Special Report: Covid19 Infection in Sikh Sangat from Hazur Sahib, Newly Surfaced Evidence Point to Blunders of Political Leaders and Punjab Government Authorities

While the Indian Media continues with its vilifying propaganda against Hazur Sahib Sikh sangat that recently returned to Punjab, new information is surfacing which could help in unfolding the mystery surrounding the source of COVID-19 infection that has led to a sudden rise in the number of positive cases in Punjab.

Punjab Government Announces Relaxations in Lockdown and Curfew While Extending Both for 2 More Weeks

The Punjab government announced to relax Covid-19 lockdown in the state. The state government has announced to allow limited movement for all from 7 am to 11 am. Announcing this CM Amarinder Singh cautioned against unnecessary gatherings.

Patiala Incident: Police Withdraws Case Against Bibi Sukhpreet Kaur, 3 Others

The Punjab police today withdrew case against Bibi Sukhpreet Kaur, daughter in law of Baba Balwinder Singh, and 3 others. They were arrested after a clash took place between Nihang Singhs and Patiala cops on Sunday at Sabzi Mandi Patiala.

Arresting Nihang Singh’s Daughter-in-Law is Against Human Values: Taksal Chief Baba Harnam Singh

After Sunday's Patiala Sabzi Mandi incident, the Punjab police arrested 11 persons, including a woman, and booked them under draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Emergency Imposed in Punjab? – Police Unleashes Crackdown to Silence Dissenting Voices

Chandigarh: It seems that an undeclared emergency has been imposed in Punjab since Sunday’s Patiala Sabzi Mandi incident. Eager to silence dissenting voices, the Punjab ...

Journalist Yadwinder Karfew Condemns Case Against Journalist Bhupinder Singh Sajjan

Quoting renowned French historian and philosopher Voltaire, journalist and TV anchor Yadwinder Karfew condemned the police case against Hoshiarpur based social media journalist Bhupinder Singh Sajjan.

Patiala Incident: Punjab Police Attest 3 For Social Media Reporting & Posts

The Punjab Police on Monday (April 13) announced arrested three persons for their social media posts. They police said that they are arrested for posting "provocative social media messages and promoting religious hatred" in wake of Sunday's Patiala Sabzi Mandi attack.

COVID-19 Pandemic Citied To Deny Parole to Sikh Political Prisoner

Where as the SCI is asking states to release prisoners in wake of COVID-19 breakout, Punjab administration has citied the pandemic to deny parole to a Sikh political prisoners.

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