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AAP Punjab Condemns RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat For ‘Hindu Rashtra’ Speech

Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has condemned Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's speech in which he propagated Hindu Rashtra ideology. 

Punjab CM Proposes Canalisation of Punjab’s 3 Major Rivers – Satluj, Beas and Ravi

As per a press statement issued by the Punjab government, the Punjab CM Amrinder Singh has proposed the canalisation of Punjab's three major rivers, namely Satluj, Beas and Ravi.

Mukerian, Jalalabad, Dakha & Phagwara By-polls: 48 Candidates File Nomination Papers on Last Day

Forty eight candidates have filed nomination papers for the by-poll of Phagwara, Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad Assembly constituency today. A total of 54 candidates filed nomination papers during whole nomination process.

Centre Planning to Impose Kashmir Like Situation in Punjab? Former MP Raises Apprehensions Over Proposed NSG Base

Former member of Indian Parliament and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann has raised apprehensions over the Central government's proposal to set-up a National Security Guards (NSG) base in Amritsar.

Process of Kartarpur Sahib Darshan Through Corridor To Be Made Public by Oct. 1

An East Punjab cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has maintained that by 1st of October, the Union Government would make public the process for the devotees with regard to ‘Darshan’ of Sri Kartarpur Sahib and conceding the demand of the Punjab Government the information concerning the same would be available in Punjabi on the web portal.

Amrinder Singh Takes U-Turn Over ‘Clean Chit’ to Badals in Beadbi Issue

A day after a media outlet quoted Punjab CM Amarinder Singh saying that Badals were not responsible for 'Beadbi' incidents that took place in Punjab in 2015, the Congress leader has taken a U-turn.

“One Nation One Language” is Dangerous Ideology; It Is Death Knell For Federal Structure: Congress Spokesperson

The Education Minister, Punjab and Spokesman of Congress Vijay Inder Singla yesterday (Sept. 22) said that "the ideology of One Nation One Language being propounded by the BJP would sound death knell for the federal structure of the country and is detrimental for a country like India having multi linguistic states".

Dakha, Jalalabad, Mukerian & Phagwara Bypoll: Notification to be issued on Sept. 23

Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, Dr. S. Karuna Raju today said that notification for the bye-poll of Phagwara, Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad assembly constituencies will be issued on September 23, 2019. He said that nomination process will be started immediately after the issuance of notification.

Bypolls Announced for 4 Assembly Seats in Punjab

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced bypolls on 4 seats of Punjab state assembly. These seats include Phagwara (SC), Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad.

Stray Cattle Problem: Dal Khalsa Wants Cow Slaughter Ban to be Lifted in Punjab

Stating that the menace of stray cattle has reached an alarming position, the Dal Khalsa wants ban on cow slaughter to be lifted in Punjab "strictly for economic reasons and to solve stray cattle problem". In fact, the organisation is in favour of setting up cow slaughter houses in the state.

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).

SYP President Paramjit Singh Mand on Punjab’s Water Crisis & Loot of Punjab River Water

Sikh Youth of Punjab president Paramjit Singh Mand shared his views about loot of Punjab river water and its impact on water crisis in Punjab and resultant adverse effects on society and civilisation of Punjab.

CBI and Sukhbir Badal Have Common Interest To Help Dera Sauda Sirsa

Taking exception over the CBI closure report and the shared stand by Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal in the Bargari beadbi case, the Dal Khalsa said it looks both (CBI and Sukhbir Singh Badal) have same interests to help Dera Sauda Sirsa to come clean out of the sin of beadbi.

SYP to Hold Conference on Water Crisis on August 3 at Hoshiarpur

Taking a serious note of the growing water crisis in the state of Punjab, youth body Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) has announced to organize a conference at Hoshiarpur on August 3.

Khalistan Struggle is Indigenous, India Needs to Change its Perception [Op-Ed]

Last week, on July 14, India handed over a dossier to the Imran Khan government during the Kartarpur corridor talks held at Wagah, alleging that Pakistan has been instigating Khalistani activists for subversive activities in India and allowing its soil to be used by the Khalistani Diaspora for the propagation of the cause of Sikh freedom.

Badals Have Double Tongue and Twin Face: Dal Khalsa on SAD (B) Outcry Against CBI Closure Report

In a scathing attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s history of somersaults in recent times, the Dal Khalsa has observed that Badals speak for Panth when out of power and their conduct is anti-Panth when in power.

Banning SFJ is Nothing But India’s Over-Reaction; SYL is History, A Done Issue: Dal Khalsa

Declaring Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) as outlawed, that has hardly any official representative in Punjab and India is nothing but over reaction and frustration of the Indian government.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Resigns As Cabinet Minister of Punjab

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as minister from the Punjab cabinet. Navjot Singh Sidhu posted his resignation letter dated June 10, addressed to Rahul Gandhi, on his official Twitter account on Sunday (July 14) morning.

CBI Files Closure Report in Bargari and Burj Jawahar Singh Wala Beadbi Cases

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly filed the closure report in the three cases related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib in the special CBI court, Mohali.

Aiming at Further Centralising Its Powers, Centre Plans to Merge Inter-State River Water Dispute Tribunals

In a move which will further centralise powers of the Union government of India in matters related to "inter-state river water disputes", the Modi government cabinet has given approval to an amendment bill seeking to merge different inter-state river water dispute tribunals into a single entity.

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