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Urge Modi govt to provide 33% reservation to women in Parliament: Punjab CM

Drug smugglers in Punjab will be detained for a year without trial

Chandigarh (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday asserted that the Punjab Vidhan Sabha has passed a resolution in which they have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government to provide 33 per cent reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies. This response comes after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had written to Captain Amarinder Singh on December 6 ...

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SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder for betraying farmers

Chandigarh (Haryana), [India], December 28 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to explain why they had duped the poster boy of its promised loan waiver scheme – Budh Singh and lakhs of Punjab farmers by promising ‘karja kurki khatam’ but refused to implement ...

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Badal opposes proposal of hike in power tariff

Badal opposes proposal of hike in power tariff

Chandgarh – Shiromanali Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal condemns the plan of raising the power tariff by Congress Government. Capt government forcing the Punjab State Power Co-orporation Limited (PSPCL) to increase the 8-14 percent hike in power tariff for 2019-20.  SAD chief asked Punjab CM Captain Amarinder to tell ...

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Rajiv Gandhi’s statute vandalised in Ludhiana, Captain asks Sukhbir to apologise

Rajiv Gandhi's statute vandalised in Ludhiana, Captain asks Sukhbir to apologise

Chandigarh (ANI): After the statue of Rajiv Gandhi was vandalised in Ludhiana, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal to apologise for allegedly indulging in pretty politics. Warning Badal that such acts would backfire on his party in the coming Lok Sabha elections, the Chief Minister also asked the SAD president ...

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Canadian Sikhs reconvene regarding Sikh Extremism in Public Safety Canada Report

Canadian Sikhs reconvene regarding Sikh Extremism in Public Safety Canada Report

Toronto: The BC Sikh Gurdwaras Council, Ontario Sikhs & Gurdwaras Council and the Ontario Gurdwaras Committee, representing the interests of Sikhs in Canada, last week gathered to discuss the 2018 Public Report on The Terrorism Threats to Canada. Specifically, the Sikh community has taken issue with the inclusion of “Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism” ...

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction

New Delhi (ANI): Congress leader Sajjan Kumar moved the Supreme Court against his conviction by the Delhi High Court in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Congress leader filed an appeal in the top court on Saturday. This comes after the High Court on Friday dismissed Kumar’s plea seeking more time to surrender. The ...

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About Rs 10 cr for Punjab under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

About Rs 10 cr for Punjab under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

New Delhi (ANI): About Rs 10 crore was released to Punjab during the last three years for the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Dr Virendra Kumar informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply. These funds were released during the year of 2015-16, 2016-17, and ...

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