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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.

Power Tariff: AAP Want CM to Scrap MoS Inked by Previous Badal Govt. with Private Companies

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that CM Amarinder Singh-led government should immediately scrap the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by the erstwhile SAD (Badal)-BJP government and the private companies and bail out the people subjected to paying high power rates.

Lawmakers, Senior Lawyer, PU Students Discuss Court Verdict Sentencing 3 Sikh Youths for Possessing Books

Chandigarh: Three Punjab MLAs, a senior lawyer of Punjab and Haryana High Court and various students of Panjab University Chandigarh took part in a discussion ...

Indian ‘Justice’ Waging War on Freedom of Expression To Crush Dissent: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has issued a press release saying that the Sikh activists body took serious note of the decision of an Indian court last week to convict and sentence to life imprisonment three Sikh activists for ‘waging war against the state’.

HC to Examine Proofs Collected Against Bikram Majithia and Sukhbir Badal by Justice Ranjeet Singh Commission

The Punjab and Haryana High Court is scheduled examine content of CDs supplied by Justice Ranjit Singh (retd) in a criminal complaint against former deputy chief minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia, on Wednesday.

Bargari & Behbal Kalan: Ummranangal and Other Top Cops Re-summoned by SIT

A special investigation team (SIT) of the Punjab Police, which is investigating the incidents of beadbi of the Guru Granth Sahib and the subsequent police firing on Sikh sangat at village Behbal Kalan in 2015, has re-summoned top officials of the police and civilian administration on February 12 (Tuesday).

Dal Khalsa to Protest Outside Nawanshahr Court Premises on 13 February

Referring to life sentence awarded to Arwinder Singh, Surjit Singh and Ranjit Singh in a 2016 case by a Nawanshahr Session court, the Dal Khalsa said the order of the court indicting the accused merely because of possession of books related to Sikh struggle and other Khalistani literature is highly unjust, illegal and disturbing.

Police Lathicharge on Protesting SSA and RMSA Teachers in Patiala

The Punjab police on Sunday (Feb. 10) resorted to lathicharge on teachers who were trying to gherao the resident of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh.

Pro-freedom Sikh Group Pays Tributes of Makbool Bhatt and Afzal Guru

Expressing solidarity with struggling people of Kashmir, Dal Khalsa urged representative organizations from Kashmir and Punjab to strengthen coordination among them against common oppressor (New Delhi).

Congress Leader Want ED to Investigate Source of Bikram Majithia’s Money Used for “Political Mileage”

In a statement issued today the Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that Enforcement Directorate (ED) must investigate proceeds of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Bikram Singh Majithia to know its source.

Birdavinder Singh, JJ Singh Join Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali)

Former Indian Army Chief General Joginder Jaswant Singh joined Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) on Wednesday (Feb. 6) in the presence of party President and Lok Sabha MP from Khadoor Sahib constituency in Punjab, Ranjit Sìngh Brahmpura at camp office in Amritsar.

Punjab Government Should Release Dues To Sugarcane Growers: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government should immediately release the pending balance amount to the sugarcane growers in the state.

HS Phoolka Shots Letter to CM Amarinder Singh; Seeks Release of Saka Nakodar Inquiry Report

Chandigarh: Lawyer turned politician Advo. H S Phoolka has written a letter to Punjab CM Amrinder Singh asking him to table the inquiry report related ...

Opposition Want Punjab Govt. to Table Justice Gurnam Singh’s Inquiry Report in Assembly

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the occasion of anniversary of the Saka Nakodar (1986) has demanded that the Punjab government should make the Justice Gurnam Singh Repot public and bring those behind the incidents to justice.

33 years on, Parents of Sikh Youth Killed in Police Firing Await Probe Report

With parliamentary elections approaching, the Congress in Punjab is claiming credit for action in cases of Bargari sacrilege and Behbal Kalan police firing in October 2015, but parents of one of the four Sikh youths who were killed in a similar police action in Nakodar on February 4, 1986, following burning of birs of Guru Granth Sahib, are awaiting a reply from the state government.

SAD Taksali Appoints Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad as General Secretary and Spokesperson

Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) president and MP Ranjit Singh Brahmpura has appointed Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad as General Secretary and Spokesperson of the party.

Due To Be Releases, 8 Sikh Activists Re-Arrested From Jail Itself

It is learnt that the Amritsar police re-arrested eight Sikh activists who were due to be released from the Amritsar Central jail.

SAD (B)-BJP Reach Truce After Amit Shah-Sukhbir Badal Meet

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has reached an understanding with the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) after a meeting between BJP president Amit Shah and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal in Delhi on Friday (Feb. 1) night.

SAD (Badal) Skips NDA Meeting; Says May Separate If RSS Interference in Sikh Affairs Not Stopped

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), led by Badal dynasty, boycotted a meeting of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) yesterday (Jan. 31).

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor – Indian Govt. Identifies Land Required on East Punjab Side; Issues Notification

The Indian government's ministry of road transport and highways has reportedly identified the land it requires for the East Punjab side of the Kartarpur corridor. A media report has also said that the government has also issued notification under the National Highways Act 1956.

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