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Confidential Report of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission on Beadbi Cases Leaked

The report of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission into cases related to beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Burj Jawahar Singh Wala and Bargari villages and police firing at Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan was leaked today.

Copy of Leaked Status Report by SIT on Role of Dera Sauda Sirsa in Beadbi Cases

A leaked copy of status report submitted to the Punjab government by Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by DIG Ranbir Singh Khattra on SIT investigation into incidents related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib confirms that Dera Sacha Sauda (Sirsa) was behind these incidents. 

Journalist Hamir Singh On Agenda for Punjab Village Panchayat Elections 2018 & Need of Gram Sabha

Punjab Bachao, Pind Bachao Committee on July 29, 2018 held a discussion on Topic "Panchayat Elections, Village and Gram Sabha" in Chandigarh ahead of Village Panchayat Elections in Punjab.

Punjab Government Transfers 16 IAS And 17 PCS Officers

The Punjab Government today issued transferred and posting orders of 16 IAS and 17 PCS officers with immediate effect.

Struggle for Khalistan & 40 Years of Dal Khalsa: WSN Editor’s Interview with Kanwarpal Singh

As Dal Khalsa announced celebrations of its 40-year struggle for Sikh sovereignty, Jagmohan Singh, the editor of The World Sikh News catches up with the sheet anchor of the Dal Khalsa organisation –Kanwarpal Singh, who since the last two decades has given a new facelift to the organisation and spread the ideology of Sikh freedom across the state of Punjab. This interview with the spokesperson of the body takes a deep look into its past, analyzes the present and provides a glance at the future of the organization as well as the struggle for Sikh nationhood as perceived by the Dal Khalsa.

AAP Punjab Crisis Deepens; Garhshankar MLA Joins Sukhpal Khaira Camp

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is heading towards split in Punjab with Sukhpal Singh Khiara led faction gaining more support.

Bargari Beadbi and Behbal Kalan Firing Cases: Punjab Govt. Lacks Political Will to Act Against Culprits

The Punjab Government led by Capt. Amarinder Singh seems undecided on how to proceed after submission of first part of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission's report. Justice (Retd.) Ranjit Singh handed over first portion of his final report to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh on June 30.

DIG Khatra’s Reported Statement Before Ranjit Singh Commission Puts Intentions of Badal and Amarinder Govts Under Question

Justice Ranjit Singh Commission handed over first part of its report to Punjab CM on June 30. This part of report contains commission's findings on Burj Jawahar Singh Wala Beadbi case (June 2015), Bargari Beadbi case (October 2015) and police firing on Sikh sangat at Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan (October 2015).

Dal Khalsa Gives Call to Sikhs to Observe Aug 15 as Black Day

Dal Khalsa to hold a protest rally on India’s Independence Day at Moga against the atrocities, political subjugation and denial of rights to Sikhs in the last seven decades.

Sukhpal Khaira and Others Announce to Dissolve State Unit of AAP at Bathinda Convention

Aam Aadmi Party's sacked leader of opposition (LoP) in state assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira along with journalist turned politician Kanwar Sandhu held a show of strength at Bathinda today.

Punjab Govt. Announces to Hand Over Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan Firing Cases to CBI

Punjab chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh today held a press conference to announce state government's decision to hand over Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan firing cases to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Sukhpal Khaira’s Removal: Deadlock Between Aam Aadmi Party’s Central Leadership and Rebels Continues

Deadlock between Aam Aadmi Party's Central leadership and rebels led by sacked Leader of Opposition in Punjab assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira continues.

Punjab Unit of AAP at the Verge of Split; Backed by 9 MLAs Sukhpal Khaira Announces Volunteer’s Conference in Bathinda

Trouble torn Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has come to the verge of split after removal of Sukhpal Singh Khaira as Leader of Opposition in Punjab state assembly.

Amarinder Singh, 17 Others Discharged in 2008 Amritsar Improvement Trust Scam Case

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and 14 others were reportedly let off by a court in a high-profile corruption and criminal case known as Amritsar Improvement Trust Case.

AAP Shunts Out Sukhpal Singh Khaira As Leader of Opposition

Aam Aadmi Party today shunted out Sukhpal Singh Khaira as Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Punjab state assembly.

SAD (B) Welcomes H S Phoolka on Warning to Quit AAP over Proposed Ties with Congress

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has welcomed Aam Aadmi Party MLA H S Phoolka’s announcement to quit the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in case it joins hands with the Congress, whether in a direct or indirect manner.

Sikh Youth Groups to Launch “Criminalising Dissent” Report in Southall on July 28

The Sikh Liberation Front (SLF) and National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF) have announced to release a report titled Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab in Southall on July 28.

Aam Aadmi Party’s Two Punjab MLAs Denied Entry in Canada After Questioning; Sent Back from Ottawa Airport

Two MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were reportedly denied entry into Canada on Sunday. The Canadian authorities reportedly detained them for questioning and they were sent back to Punjab shortly after they landed in the country on a private visit.

Behbal Kalan Police Firing: Sumedh Saini Appears Before Justice Ranjit Singh Commission

It is learnt that former Punjab police chief Sumedh Saini appeared before Justice Ranjit Singh Commission few days back.

Punjab Transfers: 8 District Revenue Officers And 32 Tehsildars Transferred

Punjab Revenue Department has issued transfer/posting orders of 8 District Revenue Officers and 32 Tehsildars with immediate effects.

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