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Was PM Modi not aware of “ISI game plan” on Kartarpur Corridor? A poser for Punjab CM (by IP Singh)

If the Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s latest arguments on Kartarpur corridor are correct, then is it valid to draw the conclusion that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unaware of the Pakistan army and ISI’s game plan on the Kartarpur corridor?

Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi, Sukhpal Khaira led AAP Rebels and Bains Brothers Form “Punjab Democratic Alliance”

Suspended AAP MP Dharamvira Gandhi, rebel AAP MLAs led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira, and Bains Brothers led Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) leaders on Sunday (December 16) announced the formation of ‘Jamhoori Gathjorh’ or the Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with the support of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Punjabi Cultural Council Urges Centre to Open Trade Routes Between East and West Punjabs

Aiming to forge long term trade relations between Pakistan and India, the Punjabi Cultural Council (PCC) has appealed to both the governments to open and allow trade activities through the Hussainiwala (Ferozepur) and Sadki (Fazilka) borders like the Attari ICP so as farmers, industrialists and traders of the region could be able to export and import goods and produce at low costs.

Hindutva Outfits to Give Hindu Rattan Award to CM Amarinder Singh for Opposing Kartarpur Shaib Corridor

Hindutva outfits named Hindu Takht and Anti-Terrorist Front have announced to give Hindu Rattan Award to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.

UAPA Being Misused on the Lines of TADA, Points List of Cases Released by Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

From the time of the arrest of a persons in a UAPA case till the day of decision by the trial court the addition of UAPA sections subvert the normal legal course against the alleged accused person.

Speech of Prof. Pritam Singh (Oxford) During Conference in Chandigarh on Federalism and Autonomy

Prof. Pritam Singh from Oxford University asserted that India is a multi-national country, and this truth be given precedence in all spheres and all walks of life. He discussed seven points problems and issues such as central nature of the Indian constitution, centre's taking over the state subjects under the garb of concurrent list, regional/linguistic entities/nationalities, multi-national character of Indian peninsula and relation between Indian nationalism and economic policies resulting in loot of states and their natural resources.

Badals Attempting to Deflect Their Complicity in Bargari Beadbi; Apology Move Nothing More than Political Drama: say Sikh Intellectuals

In this statement former IAS Gurtej Singh, Prof Gurdarshan Singh Dhillon, Jaspal Singh Sidhu, Sukhdev Singh, both journalists and Gurpreet Singh spokesman Kendri Sri Guru Singh Sabha (Chandigarh) said: “This act of so-called atonement constitutes fraud on the Sikh psyche committed at the holiest shrine of the Sikh Panth”. 

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.

Punjab Farmers End Agitation on Govt. Assurance; CM Forges Settlement With Private Sugar Mill Owners

The Punjab government on Wednesday (Dec. 5) said that it has decided to pay Rs.25 per quintal directly to the sugarcane farmers, while also announcing immediate release of Rs.65 crores towards the interest on loans taken by private sugar mill owners to clear pending dues of farmers.

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.

China Welcomes India and Pakistan’s Move to Open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

In an expected move, the China on Monday (Dec. 3) welcomed India and Pakistan's move to open the Dera Baba Nanak to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, saying strengthening dialogue between them and properly addressing their differences means a lot to the world peace and development.

Khalistan is Final Solution to Punjab Issues, Dal Khalsa to Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Dharamvira Gandhi

In the backdrop of Aam Aadmi Party’s rebel leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Patiala MP Dr Dharamvir Singh Gandhi pitching for ‘political autonomy’ for Punjab, the Dal Khalsa reasserted that the future of Punjab lies in seeking and obtaining the right to self-determination.

Brahampura, Ajnala and Sekwan Announce to Form New Political Party on Dec. 14

The political situation in Punjab is fluid. Those willing to grab the political power under the authority of the Indian state and weighing their wings.

Bail Denied to Sikh Activists Arrested for Hurling Shoe on Sukhbir Badal’s Car Two Months Back

Sikh activists who had protested against Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on October 4 this year continue to remain locked behind the bars. It is learnt that a Sangrur court has again denied bail to arrested these Sikh activists who had hurled shoes on Sukhbir Singh Badal’s convoy.

SGPC Should Recognise Sikhs Who Were Subjected to Enforced Disappearances by Indian Forces: Khalra Mission Organisation

The Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) had demanded that the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) should recognise the Sikhs who were subjected to enforced disappearances by the Indian forces during 1980s-90.

“Transport Mafia” of Badals Flourishing Under Capt. Amarinder Regime: Alleges AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday (N0v. 28) accused the Congress government led by Amarinder Singh to shield Badal family and facilitate them in flourishing their transport business in state in an inappropriate manner.

CM Amarinder Singh Disassociates Himself From Navjot Sidhu’s Decision to Visit Pakistan for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Ceremony

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said Navjot Singh Sidhu’s decision to go to Pakistan for their ground-breaking ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor was “his way of thinking” but he personally could not think of going there “while Indian soldiers and civilians were being killed by them”.

Adliwal Blast Case: Family, Villagers Counter Police Claims About Arrested Youth

Punjab Chief Minister himself held a press conference yesterday to announce arrest of one Bikramjit Singh of Dhariwal village.

Captain Aids Badals to Grab Control of State Transport in Punjab: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on wednesday reacted on the incident of Badal family owned Orbit transport employees misbehaving with Punjab roadways employees and barring them to pick up passengers on route.

Punjab CM, DGP Personally Hold Press Conference; Claim Adliwal (Amritsar) Blast Case Solved with One Arrest

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today held a press conference himself to announce that the Punjab police have solved the Adliwal (Amritsar) blast case. CM Amarinder Singh was accompanied by Punjab police chief Suresh Arora and other senior police and administrative officers during the press conference.

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