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Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab Govt. & SGPC Should Share $20 Fee of Yatris Who Couldn’t Afford

Dal Khalsa has urged the Punjab government and the SGPC to equally share the financial burden of pilgrims who couldn’t afford $20 fee proposed by Pakistan for visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through Kartarpur Sahib corridor.

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.

Centre To Release 5 Cops Convicted for Human Rights Abuses in Punjab; Amarinder Singh Wants Release of 15 More

In yet another instance of Indian state's policy of impunity towards State forces committing human rights abuses, the Government of India has reportedly decided to grant release to five Punjab police officials who were convicted for committing grave crimes in Punjab during 1980-90s period.

Holiday in Amritsar District on Prakash Gurpurab of Guru Ramdas Ji on Oct 15: Punjab Govt.

Punjab Government today declared local holiday in Amritsar district on October 15, 2019 on the auspicious occasion of Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ramdas Ji.

Media Reports, Punjab Govt. Creating Confusion About GoI’s Announcement To Release of 8 Sikh Political Prisoners

The Government of India (GoI) last Saturday (Sept. 28) announced that it has decided to grant premature release to 8 out of 22 Sikh political prisoners who were sentenced to imprisonment for life and are confined in various jails across the Indian sub-continent.

Dr. Ambedkar’s Statue Defaced in Rajpura; SC Commission Takes Suo-Moto Notice

The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has taken a suo-moto notice of incident of defaced of statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Rajpura.

Punjab CM Directs To Fill Up 16500 Job Vacancies of Police, PSPCL, Teachers, Paramedics and Revenue Officials

Even as the Punjab government on Monday decided to ease recruitment rules to plug certain long-pending vacancies, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered immediate steps to fill up a whopping 16500 vacancies in various departments.

1993 Multiple Custodial Murders Case: HC Notice to CBI for Summoning CM’s PSA Khubi Ram

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to CBI on a petition that sought summoning of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's personal security advisor (PSA) Khubi Ram - a retired inspector general – as an additional accused in a 1993 case of alleged custodial deaths.

CBI Takes U-Turn In Bargari Case: Says It Want to Probe “Unanswered Angles”

Fifty-three days after filing a closure report in Bargari beadbi cases of 2015, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday (August 23) took a U-turn and filed an application in the special CBI court, Mohali, saying it wants to re-probe the case.

Punjab Floods 2019: Initial Assessment Reveals 100% Crop Damage in More than 60000 Acres

As per Punjab government's initial assessment of damages caused by floods in Punjab, total (100%) crop damage is accessed in 25000 hectares (more than 60000 acres).

Punjab Floods: 300 Villages Worst Hit; Initial Loss Estimate Rs. 1,700 Crores

More than 300 villages, mainly in Punjab's Ropar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur districts, were badly affected in floods by the Satluj river, damaging crops in thousands of acres and forcing thousands of villagers to spend nights on rooftops.

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.

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