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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.

Punjab Border Districts Put on High Alert After Indian Air Force Drops Payload in PoK

Punjab government has put its border districts on high alert in the wake of the Indian Air Force (IAF)'s intrusion into Pakistan Occupied territory of Kashmir across the Line of Control.

“Bargari Morcha” Candidate from Anandpur Sahib Joins BSP

Vikramjit Singh Sodhi, who was announced as candidate for Lok Sabha elections from Anandpur Sahib constituency, reportedly joined Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) yesterday (Feb. 17) in the presence of its’ Punjab unit president Rashpal Singh Raju.

Sikh Bodies Take Out Protest in Jalandhar Against Life Term to Youths for Possessing Books

Various Sikh groups yesterday held a protest demonstration against life imprisonment awarded by the Nawanshahr Sessions Court to three Sikh youths for mere possession of printed books, literature and historic photographs.

Meet Bargari Promises or Face Protest: Five Member Committee Tells Punjab Govt.

A five-member panel, formed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara, has given an ultimatum to the state government to meet the promises its ministers had made when Bargari Insaaf Morcha ended its protest over beadbi and Saka Behbal Kalan cases and on Sikh political prisoner' issue on December 9 last year.

AAP Targets Badals for Not Supporting Resolution Seeking SGPC Elections

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Harpal Singh Cheema said here today that the Badals stood exposed when MLA H. S. Phoolka brought a resolution in the Punjab assembly seeking immediate elections to the Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) pending for a pretty long time now.

Delay in SGPC Elections: Congress Backs H S Phoolka; Assembly ‘Authorites’ CM to Talk to Centre

It is usually said that for a Sikh political groups the path to state assembly passes through the corridors of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC).

Order of the Nawanshahr Judge is a “Black Chapter” in Judicial History of Punjab: Dal Khalsa

Carrying placards with photos of martyrs and books referred to by the Sessions Judge Nawan Shahr in the recent judgement against three Sikh youth namely Arvinder Singh, Surjit Singh and Ranjit Singh, Dal Khalsa activists marched to the district courts taunting the administration and daring the state to take action against them.

AAP MLAs Raise Ludhiana Gang Rape Issue in Assembly, CM Assures SIT

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Jagraon MLA Sarabjit Kaur Manuke, raised the issue of Ludhiana gang rape in Punjab assembly during the zero hour stating that the crime against women had been rising in the state at a galloping pace.

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