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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 32 Nominations Filed on the Third Day in Punjab

On the third day of nominations 32 candidates had filed their nomination papers in the State.

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature Highlights BJP’s Double Standard on Terror: Dal Khalsa

Dal khalsa said the BJP’s choice of Hindutva terror face –Pragya Thakur, as their candidate for Bhopal parliamentary seat is a clear case of double standards of the Modi government on terrorism.

SAD (Taksali) Withdraws Candidature of JJ Singh in Favour of Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra

Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) today (April 14) announced to withdraw the nomination of its Khadoor Sahib candidate General JJ Singh to support Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, who is contesting from this constituency as a candidate of Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) on ticket of Punjabi Ekta Party led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira.

By Removing ‘Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism’ Canadian Govt. Corrects Its Own Mistake: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa and its youth wing Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) welcome the removal of "Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism" reference in the Canada Public Safety Report 2018. This correction of mistake by the Canadian government was a victory of lobbying and diplomatic efforts of Sikh Canadians and Diaspora, said leaders of both the groups.

Balachaur MLA Chaudhary Nand Lal Passed Away

Four time SAD (Badal) MLA and former Chief Parliamentary Secretary from Balachaur Chaudhary Nand Lal (73) passed away today.

Sukhbir Badal’s Cry Against SIT Members Is A Sign of His Guilt: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa on Saturday (April 6) hits out at Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) for complaining to Election Commission against SIT point man Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh and termed it as an outcome of Sukhbir’s guilt and frustration.

Saka Gurdaspur: 7 Years On, Family of Sikh student Killed by Police Still Wait for Justice

Seven years have passed since the Punjab police killed Bhai Jaspal Singh of Chaur Sidhwan in Gurdaspur. Jaspal Singh, a B.Tech 1st year student was shot dead by Punjab police after the police had opened fire on Sikhs who were staging a peaceful sit-in in front of Gurdwara Ramgarhia in Gurdaspur.

Faridkot Sessions Court Deny Anticipatory Bail to Ex-MLA Mantar Brar

Faridkot District and Sessions Judge Harpal Singh yesterday (March 21) dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of former SAD (Basal) MLA Mantar Singh Brar in a case related to Saka Kotkapura 2015.

Sikhs Seek Release of Sikh Political Prisoners, Sikh Bodies Protests Outside Nabha Jail

On the call of a 'five member committee' constituted by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara, a protest demonstration was held outside Maximum security jail in Nabha. The protesters demanded release of Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences. 

Sukhbir Badal Says SAD (B) Never Sought Support From Dera Sauda Sirsa

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal yesterday maintained that his party had never sought support from Sirsa based Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS). He said that it was Dera supporters who supported SAD (B) on their own. He was talking to media persons on the sidelines of a party workers meeting in Jalandhar.

AAP Announces List of New Office Bearers; Gurpreet Sachdeva Appointed State Joint Secretary

Keeping in mind the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday has appointed new office bearers in state.

Lok Sabha Polls in Punjab to be held in Last Phase on May 19; Model Code of Conduct Imposed

Chandigarh: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) yesterday announcing the poll schedule for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model code of conduct ...

Decision About Summoning Former Jathedar After SIT Report: Giani Harpreet Singh

SGPC appointed acting Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib has said he will think about acting on the SIT’s report, when it comes out.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Petition in HC Seeks FIR Against Izhar Alam and Darbar S. Guru

Bapu Baldev Singh has field a petition in Punjab & Haryana High Court seeking FIR against Izhar Alam and Darbar Singh Guru in Saka Nakodar 1986 case and formation of SIT.

Return Historical Artifacts of Sikh Reference Library: Amarinder Singh Writes to Indian Government

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the Sikh Reference Library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during June 1984 attack on Sikh Gurdwaras by the Indian Army.

Neither India, Nor Pakistan Could Afford Full Scale War: Amarinder Singh

In contrast to Indian army officials' claims that India is capable of two front war, Punjab Chief Minister today asserted that neither India nor Pakistan could afford a full-scale war.

Five Member Committee Announces 3 Hour Demonstrations Outside Two Jails

A 'Five Member Committee' appointed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has announced to hold two protest demonstrations outside two jails in Chandigarh and Punjab for three hours each.

Jalandhar College Be Named After the Name of Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar

The Punjab Government on Friday clarified that the Girls Degree College for Girls to be set up at the Boota Mandi in Jalandhar would be named after Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the foundation stone of which was laid yesterday.

Ludhiana Land Scam: AAP Leaders Meet Governor, Seek Sacking of Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu

A delegation of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by party leader Harpal Singh Cheema, met the Governor of Punjab, V.P. Singh Badnore here on Thursday (Feb. 28) and sought the sacking of Punjab Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu and filling of FIR against the other government top brass involved in the multi-crore Ludhiana land scam.

Hovering of War clouds over India and Pakistan on Kashmir Dispute Cries for World Powers’ Intervention : Dal Khalsa

As war clouds are hovering over India and Pakistan following air strikes on each other’s territory, the Dal Khalsa has called upon the United Nations to intervene to end hostilities between both the nuclear countries as the entire region is under threat.

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