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Audio Article: Majoritarian State System Versus Federal Structure (by Jaspal Singh Sidhu)

This is audio version of article titled "Bahugintivaadi Raaj Prabandh Bnaam Federal Dhancha" (Majoritarian State System Versus Federal Structure) penned by senior Journalist Jaspal Singh Sidhu.

Capt. Amarinder Singh Breaks Silence Over PSEB Class XII Books Controversy; Slams Opposition

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh finally broke his silence yesterday over controversy surrounding removal of chapters on Sikh history from class XII books being published by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB).

AAP Questions Punjab Govt’s Efforts Regarding Drug De-addiction and Rehabilitation in Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Sunam Aman Arora has raised serious questions over the casual efforts being made by Punjab govt. to tackle the problem of drug addiction in state.

Phagwara Clash: Injured Youth Declared Dead; Heavy Police Deployment Amidst Tensions

A moolnivasi youth, who was critically injured in firing by Hindutva groups on the issue of renaming chowk in Phagwara on April 13, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital last night.

Special Report: Tributes Paid To Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) Chief Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo

The Sikh Sangat held Antim Ardas Samagam in the memory of Sikh Political Prisoner and Khalistan Liberation Force leader Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo on April 27, 2018 at Gurdwara Baddoana Sahib in village Dalli, Bhogpur Punjab.

Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh About Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo and Sikh Struggle [MUST WATCH]

An Antim Ardas Samagam was held in the memory of Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo, chief of Khalistan Liberation Force, a Village Dalli (Bhogpur) on Aparil 28, 2018. This is video recording of Sikh youth leader Bhai Mandhir Singh during this samgam.

Punjab Assembly By-election: Polling for Shahkot on May 28; Result on 31 May

The date for by-election for Shahkot constituency in Punjab was declared today by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

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)

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