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Adliwal Attack is Failure of Punjab Govt.; Congress MLAs Politicising the Issue: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday condemned the attack on a sect Dera at village Adliwal near Amritsar and showed solidarity with the victim families. AAP demanded govt. job and compensation of Rs. 1 crore to the families who lost their member in the attack.

Amritsar Blast Handiwork of Hidden Forces Aiming to Build Narrative to Harvest Electoral Dividends in 2019: Punjab Forum

In a joint statement issued today S. Gurtej Singh, Dr. Gurdarshan Singh Dhillon, Gen. Kartar Singh Gill, Gurpreet Singh, Khushhal Singh, Senior Journalist (retd.) Jaspal Singh and Surinder Singh Kishanpura said that the grenade blast at Nirankari Bhavan near Rajasansi in Amritsar was the handiwork of those hidden forces which were behind the 2017 Maur Mandi explosion aiming at building afresh the narrative of ‘revival of Sikh terrorism’ for harvesting electoral dividends in the coming 2019 Parliamentary polls.

Dal Khalsa on Amritsar blast: Probe Attack from all Angles and Not Just From Prism of Sikh-Nirankari Clash of 1978

Dal Khalsa chief Harpal Singh Cheema in a press statement has expressed grief over the loss of human lives in a grenade Bomb blast at Nirankari Bhavan near Amritsar.

Amritsar Blast Update: TV Media Playing Dangerous & Dirty Game with Fake Sketches and Fake CCTV Footage

News18 Punjab, a TV channel by Network 18, started playing so-called sketches of culprits who had triggered the blast. The so-called sketches looked more like real photographs and were shown on prime channels of Network 18 also.

Form SIT to Probe Role of Amarinder Singh in Adliwal (Amritsar) Village Blast Case: Bikram Majithia

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Bikram Majithia has demanded that the role of Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh in a case related to bomb blast at Adliwal village in Amritsar yesterday.

Ravneet Bittu Trying to Play Sukhbir Badal’s Part Regarding Adliwal Explosion?

It seems that after yesterday's Adliwal explosion the Congress MP Ravneet Bittu is trying to play the role which Sukhbir Singh Badal had played after Maur Mandi blast.

Explosion in Adliwal Near Rajasansi in Amritsar District Claims 3 Lives; 10 Injured

As per latest media reports emanating from Amritsar at least three persons were killed and ten other were injured in an explosion near Rajasansi in Amritsar district. Media reports say that according to the police the blast took place inside the Nirankari Bhavan on Sunday.

Include name of Sukhbir Badal in Maur bomb blast probe: AAP Leader Aman Arora

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday (Nov. 15) demanded to probe the alleged involvement of Sukhbir Singh Badal in Maur bomb blast case.

Its’ Political Question, Not Law & Order Problem: Dal Khalsa Challenges Indian State’s Narrative on Punjab

Joining issue with Indian army chief Bipin Rawat regarding his statement on “attempts” to revive insurgency in Punjab through “external linkages”, the Dal Khalsa said the army chief has overlooked Maur bomb blast case that has internal linkages having roots in dera Sirsa.

Did Indian Army Chief Miss Mentioning “Internal Linkages” on Actual Terror in Punjab? [Op-Ed]

Recently at a seminar in Delhi Army chief General Bipin Rawat said that attempts were being made through “external linkages” to “revive insurgency” in Punjab. “Let us not think that Punjab (situation) is over. We cannot close our eyes to what is happening in Punjab. And, if we do not take early action now, it will be too late” he said. Former UP DGP Parkash Singh also echoed General’s observation. Within 10 days, the General underlined this “external” element for the third time, stating “While outsiders will attempt to revive militancy, the people, are very strong, will not allow it,” while speaking at an army function in Pathankot on November 12.

In SGPC House, Senior Vice President is Senior to President

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC) house elected Gobind Singh Longowal as its president for second time in a row, however, he is not the senior most in the 15-member executive committee elected on Tuesday.

Punjab CM Inaugurates Cancer Hospital; Announces Oncology Training Centre In Sangrur

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday inaugurated the 100 -bedded ultra-modern Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital in Sangrur.

Now Badals Decide To Appear Before the SIT Appointed by the Congress Govt.

Prakash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Singh Badal have reportedly said that they will appear before the SIT, probing the 2015 police firings at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in Faridkot.

After SIT Issues Summons, Akshay Kumar Issues a Statement Over Twitter on Dera Sauda Sirsa Row

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today posted a written statement on twitter. The statement was issued a day after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab police issued summons to former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal and Akshay Kumar to join investigation in relation to a meeting of Dera Sauda Sirsa representatives and Badals at Akshay Kumar's residence to break deal of DSS and Badals to secure pardon for Dera chief.

Arrested in Beadbi Cases, Dera Followers Were Running Businesses in SGPC Owned Shops

The administration of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC) has once again come under serious questions after it is revealed that some Dera Sauda Sirsa followers were running businesses in SGPC owned shops in Bhagta Bhai town.

AAP Punjab Condemns Police Actions Against Kashmiri Students in Low Tone

In a low tone press release issued today the Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) condemned police action against Kashmiri students in Punjab.

Punjab CM Urges Indian Minister to Take up Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Issue with Pakistan

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged Government of India's Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to take up with the Government of Pakistan the issue of opening of the corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.

Instead of Asking Reunion of Chandigarh with Punjab, CM Amarinder Singh Urges Modi to Maintain Status Quo

Instead of seeking reunion of Chandigarh with the Punjab, the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to ensure that the status quo in the Punjab and Haryana share in Chandigarh UT’s administrative posts is maintained.

Punjab CM Authorises SSPs & DCs to Book Organisers if Dharnas Go Violent; Safeguards Against Misuse of Authority Missing

Heads of political parties could face criminal action in case a protest by their party turns violent. These are part of the new guidelines for Deputy Commissioners and SSPs in Punjab for giving permission for a function or protests and to take action in case something goes wrong. Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had asked Home Secretary NS Kalsi to prepare detailed guidelines in the wake of the Amritsar train tragedy.

Statement of Indian Army Chief About Insurgency in Punjab and Double Standards of the State System [Letter to the Editor]

Over the years we have always seen the double standards of justice system in India. The ruling Governments, security agencies, police etc. are very quick to charge, arrest and punish the persons belonging to minorities, even kill them and their family members in fake encounters but strangely the same Governments, security agencies, police etc. act dumb and blind when it comes to punish the guilty Hindutava forces.

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