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Punjab top cop applies for two months leave after seeking central deputation
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Punjab top cop applies for two months leave after seeking central deputation

This comes after two major back-to-back incidents - murder of singer Sidhu Moose Wala and an attack on state police's intelligence headquarters in Mohali

Explained: The Punjab government's resolution against the Agnipath scheme for defence forces
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Explained: The Punjab government's resolution against the Agnipath scheme for defence forces

Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who moved the resolution in the House, said he will soon raise Agnipath with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah and demand its roll back or referral to a defence committee

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against the Agnipath scheme
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Punjab Assembly passes resolution against the Agnipath scheme

Two BJP legislators Ashwani Sharma and Jangi Lal Mahajan, however, opposed the resolution

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann moves resolution in Vidhan Sabha against Agnipath scheme
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Punjab: Bhagwant Mann moves resolution in Vidhan Sabha against Agnipath scheme

According to the resolution, the House recommends to the state government to take up the matter with the Union government in order to roll back the Agnipath scheme immediately

Is second wave of Extremist politics on cards in Punjab post Simranjit Singh Mann's Sangrur LS bypoll win
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Is second wave of Extremist politics on cards in Punjab post Simranjit Singh Mann's Sangrur LS bypoll win

The 77-year-old former IPS officer has in the past repeatedly backed secessionist propaganda and advocated the need for a separate Khalistan state

With a Khalistan supporter winning bypoll, is AAP’s Punjab headed towards vanishing point?
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With a Khalistan supporter winning bypoll, is AAP’s Punjab headed towards vanishing point?

While the Khalistan sympathiser in Punjab is turning to separatism, probably frustrated by the bankrupt economy, many are also converting to Christianity, both Catholic and Protestant versions

Humbly accept people's mandate in Sangrur bypoll, will continue to work harder: CM Bhagwant Mann
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Humbly accept people's mandate in Sangrur bypoll, will continue to work harder: CM Bhagwant Mann

AAP senior leader Malvinder Singh Kang said the low voter turnout was a major reason behind the defeat of the party's candidate in the by-election

Punjab government will formulate new industrial policy in consultation with corporates: Bhagwant Mann
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Punjab government will formulate new industrial policy in consultation with corporates: Bhagwant Mann

Bhagwant Mann alleged that due to the lackadaisical attitude of previous governments industries were driven out of Punjab.

CM Bhagwant Mann writes to Amit Shah, opposes any move to convert Panjab University into Central varsity
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CM Bhagwant Mann writes to Amit Shah, opposes any move to convert Panjab University into Central varsity

The state government's move comes nearly a month after the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the Centre to explore possibilities of converting Panjab University into a Central varsity

Watch | Punjab Transport Minister travels sitting on car's sunroof, video stirs controversy
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Watch | Punjab Transport Minister travels sitting on car's sunroof, video stirs controversy

Opposition parties including Akali Dal and Congress slammed Bhullar for breaking traffic rules. Few ministers asked Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann as to what action he has planned against Bhullar.

State-run luxury buses to travel up to Delhi airport from June 15, says Punjab CM
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State-run luxury buses to travel up to Delhi airport from June 15, says Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister said the booking of these buses can be easily done from the websites of Punjab Roadways and PUNBUS.

Punjab: Congress leaders taken into custody for holding protest at CM Bhagwant Mann's residence
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Punjab: Congress leaders taken into custody for holding protest at CM Bhagwant Mann's residence

The Chandigarh Police took all protesting Congress leaders to a nearby police station after taking them into custody, officials said, adding they were later released

Liquor prices likely to drop by 30-40 pc in Punjab as Cabinet approves new excise policy
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Liquor prices likely to drop by 30-40 pc in Punjab as Cabinet approves new excise policy

Chief minister Bhagwant Mann-led government set a target of collecting Rs 9,647.85 crore, 40 per cent up from the revenue mobilised from the liquor business last year

Sidhu Moose Wala killing: Politicians, fans join singer's family at bhog ceremony in Mansa
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Sidhu Moose Wala killing: Politicians, fans join singer's family at bhog ceremony in Mansa

Condoling the death of noted singer late Shubhdeep Singh alias Sidhu Moosewala, the Punjab Chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday said that the demise of the popular singer was a huge and irreparable loss for the family and fans

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann led-AAP government to present its first budget on 27 June
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Punjab: Bhagwant Mann led-AAP government to present its first budget on 27 June

Earlier, the AAP-led government had sought suggestions from the general public for the state budget for the year 2022-23 while dubbing it as a 'Janta Budget'

Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann reviews law and order situation ahead of Operation Blue Star anniversary
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Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann reviews law and order situation ahead of Operation Blue Star anniversary

Operation Blue Star was carried out by the Indian Army in June 1984 to flush out militants hiding in the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar

Punjab CM visit to Sidhu Moose Wala's house; villagers hold protest against police
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Punjab CM visit to Sidhu Moose Wala's house; villagers hold protest against police

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party MLA Gurpreet Singh, who reached Moosewala's house ahead of Mann's visit, also faced protest

Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: Lawrence Bishoni withdraws plea seeking safety from Delhi HC, to file in Punjab court
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Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: Lawrence Bishoni withdraws plea seeking safety from Delhi HC, to file in Punjab court

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in his plea in the Delhi High Court had sought direction to the Tihar Jail authority and the Delhi Police to ensure that necessary safeguards, including videography, are taken for his safety before giving his custody to any other state police

Never called Sidhu Moose Wala a 'gangster', says Punjab DGP after singer's father demands apology
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Never called Sidhu Moose Wala a 'gangster', says Punjab DGP after singer's father demands apology

Sidhu Moose Wala's father Balkaur Singh wrote to Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann demanding a public apology from DGP VK Bhawra for linking his son's killing with a gang war

Shocked, saddened by Moosewala's murder, nobody involved will be spared, says Bhagwant Mann
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Shocked, saddened by Moosewala's murder, nobody involved will be spared, says Bhagwant Mann

Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab's Mansa district, a day after his security cover was withdrawn.