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FIR Against Lok Insaaf Party MLA Simarjit Singh Bains for “Trespassing” Passport Sewa Kendar

The Ludhiana police have reportedly registered an FIR against Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLA Simarjit Singh Bains accusing him of entering the passport seva kendra forcefully in the city and trying to make videos.

Denied Cabinet Berth Tanda MLA Sangat Singh Gilzian Resigns from All Posts of Congress Party

Tanda MLA Sangat Singh Gilzian has reportedly announced to resign from all posts of Congress party.

Rahul Gandhi “Approves” 9 New Ministers for Punjab Cabinet; Swearing In Tomorrow

The Punjab Cabinet is set for expansion tomorrow, with Congress President Rahul Gandhi giving his "approval" to the induction of nine new members into the Council of Ministers.

Indicating Total Surrender Before the Centre, Capt. Amarinder Urges Rajnath to Control So-called “Emergence of Extremism” in Punjab

Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government seems to have totally surrendered before the Centre. There were indications to this effect earlier also especially when Capt. Amarinder Singh sung the tune of the Centre against Canadian Sikh ministers.

AAP MLA Naresh Yadav Says Justice Ranjit Singh Commission Did Not Contact Him in Malerkotla Quran Beadbi Case

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from New Delhi’s Mehrauli, Naresh Yadav on Monday claimed that the Justice Ranjit Singh inquiry commission ignored Malerkotla incidents.

Former Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh Forms ‘Panthic Akali Lehar’

Former Akal Takht Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh and Sikh pracharak Baba Sarabjot Singh Bedi held a press conference at Chandigarh Press club on April 12, 2018 to announce formation of Panthic Akali Lehar.

Centre Gives Nod To Mohali Medical College, Capt. Amarinder Singh Welcomes Move

The Central Government of India on Wednesday accepted the Punjab government’s proposal for setting up a Rs. 374.86 crore Government Medical College at SAS Nagar (Mohali).

Punjab Could Turn Into New Sinking Region on the Earth: Warns Geology Expert

During a press conference held at the Press Club in Chandigarh on April 25, 2018 a retired professor of Geology, Dr. Malkiat Singh Saini said that over exploitation of ground water of Punjab has create another crisis for Punjab which threatens the safety of over ground structures.

Advo. R S Bains & Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi Explains New Petition on River Waters Issue

Through their counsel Rajvinder Singh Bains and Loveneet Thakur, the petitioners said the sections 78, 79 and 80 of the Act were violative of articles 162 and 246(3) of the Constitution as “Irrigation and Hydel Power ” are the State Subjects under entry 17 of the State list.

Journalist Sukhdev Singh on Punjab River Water Issue at Press Club Chandigarh [Video]

A petition filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court today has challenged the validity of sections 78, 79 and 80 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act (1966) pointing that when interpreted to extend the control of Punjab’s river water to the Centre, the sections violate the provisions of the Indian Constitution itself.

Dalit Protest: More than 4000 Booked by Punjab Police in Doaba Region

The Punjab police have reportedly booked more than 4000 persons in various FIRs registered across the Doaba region of the state.

Right to River Waters: Petition Challenges Validity of Section 78, 79, 80 of Punjab Reorganisation Act

A petition filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court today has challenged the validity of sections 78, 79 and 80 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act (1966) pointing that when interpreted to extend the control of Punjab’s river water to the Centre, the sections violate the provisions of the Indian Constitution itself.

Punjab Govt Enhances Security Of RSS Shakhas In The State

As per the media reports the Amarinder Singh lead Congress government of Punjab have deployed additional police personnel to beef up the security cover of 900 Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS)

Active through Social Media/Facebook, Four More Youths from Nawanshahr Arrested by Punjab Police

The Punjab police have reportedly arrested four youths from Banga (Nawanshehar District) alleging that they were conspiring with the Pakistan's agency ISI.

April 02 Bandh Call: Govt. Imposes Internet Ban in Punjab; Schools, Colleges, Banks Closed; Exams Postponed

After suspending public transport services for Monday (April 02), the Punjab Government further ordered a security clampdown across the state in view of Monday’s bandh.

Punjab Government Suspends Public Transport Services on April 2 due to Bandh Call

In view of the call for Bharat Bandh on April 2, the Punjab Government has decided to suspend the services of public transport across the state on Monday.

April 02 Bandh Call: Capt. Amarinder Singh Appeals for Restrain

In view of the Bandh Call on April 2, against the dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed the people of the state, especially the members of so-termed SC community, to keep restraint.

Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi Announced Formation of new political outfit ‘Punjab Manch’

Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi, MP (Patiala), has announced the formation of a new forum named 'Punjab Manch', which is expected to evolve into a formal political party in the course of time.

IT Officials Freezes Navjot Sidhu’s Bank Accounts For Non-payment Of Taxes

The Income Tax (IT) department has reportedly sealed two of the bank accounts of former cricketer and Punjab Local Bodies and Tourism Minister Navjot Sidhu for non-payment of taxes.

Lookout Notice Issued Against Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s Son-in-Law

As per the media reports in a multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case the Central Bureau of Investigation  (CBI) has issued a lookout circular against Gurpal Singh Maan,

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