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Three contentious farm laws have put Punjab on a warpath with the Centre; here's why
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Three contentious farm laws have put Punjab on a warpath with the Centre; here's why

The SAD leaving the NDA, combined with the rise of the AAP in Punjab, has complicated the political equation. With polls less than two years away, it is easy to see why political parties dare not risk the anger of farmers

Parliament Updates: Health ministry received 893.93 crore from PM-CARES, Harsh Vardhan tells LS
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Parliament Updates: Health ministry received 893.93 crore from PM-CARES, Harsh Vardhan tells LS

Parliament LIVE Updates: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan says that under the leadership of the prime minister, citizens, religious organisations, health workers and others have been fighting against the pandemic for the past nine months and lists the measures taken by the Centre.

'Kamal Nath will be dragged out by collar if he addresses rally in Delhi': Manjinder Singh Sirsa slams Congress for naming MP CM star campaigner
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'Kamal Nath will be dragged out by collar if he addresses rally in Delhi': Manjinder Singh Sirsa slams Congress for naming MP CM star campaigner

Hours after Kamal Nath's name appeared in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi Assembly polls, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president and Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Wednesday said that Nath will be dragged out by his collar if he addresses a public rally

Nankana Sahib gurudwara vandalised in Pakistan; MEA condemns incident, calls on Islamabad to ensure safety of Sikh community
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Nankana Sahib gurudwara vandalised in Pakistan; MEA condemns incident, calls on Islamabad to ensure safety of Sikh community

An angry group of local residents pelted stones at the Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan on Friday evening. India, "strongly condemned" the vandalism, called on Islamabad to take immediate steps to ensure the safety and security of the Sikh community in the area.

'Arun Jaitley was an invaluable gem': Narendra Modi joins politicians in Delhi to pay tribute ex-FM, mourns loss of 'very close friend'
India

'Arun Jaitley was an invaluable gem': Narendra Modi joins politicians in Delhi to pay tribute ex-FM, mourns loss of 'very close friend'

Narendra Modi on Tuesday joined leaders from several political parties in paying glowing tributes to Arun Jaitley, saying the former Union minister's life 'inspires us to work harder for the nation'.

Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony: Ahead of event, PM-elect meets Amit Shah to give shape to Council of Ministers
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Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony: Ahead of event, PM-elect meets Amit Shah to give shape to Council of Ministers

Narendra Modi on Thursday held a final round of consultations with BJP president Amit Shah ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of his new government in the evening and is learnt to have given shape to his Council of Ministers

Lok Sabha election 2019: AAP releases Punjab manifesto; focus on agriculture, simpler GST among poll promises
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Lok Sabha election 2019: AAP releases Punjab manifesto; focus on agriculture, simpler GST among poll promises

The Aam Aadmi Party released its manifesto for Punjab, promising to focus on agro-based industry and putting pressure on the Centre for implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report

Behbal Kalan firing case: Amarinder Singh rejects SIT report giving clean chit to Akali Dal leaders, calls it 'partial investigation'
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Behbal Kalan firing case: Amarinder Singh rejects SIT report giving clean chit to Akali Dal leaders, calls it 'partial investigation'

The chief minister also reiterated that once the probe into the case was complete, anyone found guilty of involvement, howsoever high and mighty he might have been, would be punished as per law. He, however, said that he would not indulge in “political vendetta” to nail the Badals or anyone else in this case.

Aam Aadmi Party to contest all 13 seats in Punjab in upcoming Lok Sabha polls, will replicate Delhi model in state: Arvind Kejriwal
India

Aam Aadmi Party to contest all 13 seats in Punjab in upcoming Lok Sabha polls, will replicate Delhi model in state: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said: "The country is fed up with the governance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. The entire nation and anti-BJP forces want to defeat them."

Voting in Punjab panchayat elections underway; protests mar polling at few locations
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Voting in Punjab panchayat elections underway; protests mar polling at few locations

In the Punjab panchayat polls, as many as 13,276 sarpanches and 83,831 panches will be elected for 13,276 villages, an election official said. Around 1.27 crore voters will take part in the polling, he added.

Rajiv Gandhi Bharat Ratna row: Attempts to create communal rift in Punjab will be handled with iron hand, says Amarinder Singh
India

Rajiv Gandhi Bharat Ratna row: Attempts to create communal rift in Punjab will be handled with iron hand, says Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday stressed that his government will not tolerate any attempt to create a rift between communities and will deal with an iron hand if anyone tries to disturb the state's secular fabric

Apna Dal's discontent with BJP in UP reveals worrisome trend ahead of 2019: Party must make effort with allies
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Apna Dal's discontent with BJP in UP reveals worrisome trend ahead of 2019: Party must make effort with allies

The BJP's losses in three Hindi heartland states in the Assembly elections came not only as a jolt for the saffron front, but also gave its smaller allies a voice to speak up about their qualms with the party.

Youth Akali Dal leader held for vandalising Rajiv Gandhi's statue in Ludhiana; Congress workers defile SAD posters
India

Youth Akali Dal leader held for vandalising Rajiv Gandhi's statue in Ludhiana; Congress workers defile SAD posters

A Youth Akali Dal leader was arrested for allegedly vandalising the statue of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

Congress 'rewarding perpetrators of Sikh genocide' by appointing Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh CM, says Shiromani Akali Dal
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Congress 'rewarding perpetrators of Sikh genocide' by appointing Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh CM, says Shiromani Akali Dal

"The Gandhi family still rewards the Congress leaders who were directly involved in the 1984 Sikh genocide," the Shiromani Akali Dal said on Kamal Nath's appointment as Madhya Pradesh chief minister.

Former army chief JJ Singh quits Shiromani Akali Dal, says he was 'disillusioned' with party leadership
India

Former army chief JJ Singh quits Shiromani Akali Dal, says he was 'disillusioned' with party leadership

Singh, who also served as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, had joined the Akali Dal with much fanfare ahead of the Punjab assembly elections in early 2017 and had unsuccessfully contested against Chief Minister Amarinder Singh from the Patiala assembly constituency.

Akali Dal MLA slaps 1984 anti-Sikh riot case convict, causes scuffle in Delhi's Patiala House Court
India

Akali Dal MLA slaps 1984 anti-Sikh riot case convict, causes scuffle in Delhi's Patiala House Court

When Manjinder Singh Sirsa was questioned about the slapping incident he said that convicts were raising slogans of reminding the 1984 riots.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national policy to curb 'drug menace' after Navjot Sidhu's remarks on legalising opium
India

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national policy to curb 'drug menace' after Navjot Sidhu's remarks on legalising opium

Congress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday created a new controversy by calling for the legalisation of opium in the state.

Navjot Singh Sidhu supports demand for legalising opium in Punjab; Amarinder Singh hopes drug matter will be resolved
India

Navjot Singh Sidhu supports demand for legalising opium in Punjab; Amarinder Singh hopes drug matter will be resolved

Amarinder Singh reacted to Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark and hoped that this matter would be resolved once and for all.

Congress wins most seats in Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti elections in Punjab; Akali Dal defeated on home turf
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Congress wins most seats in Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti elections in Punjab; Akali Dal defeated on home turf

The Akalis suffered a humiliating defeat in their home turf Muktsar as the Congress won 10 of the 13 Zila Parishad zones.

Polling underway in Punjab for election to zilla parishads, panchayat samitis; Opposition alleges 'booth-capturing'
India

Polling underway in Punjab for election to zilla parishads, panchayat samitis; Opposition alleges 'booth-capturing'

Polling to the zila parishads and panchayat samitis began in Punjab on Wednesday morning amid tight security arrangements. The voting commenced at 8 am and will continue till 4 pm, officials said.