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Amid Resignation Row, Top Punjab Government Lawyer Attacks Navjot Sidhu

November 6, 2021
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Punjab Advocate General APS Deol has hit back at Congress leader Navjot Sidhu - who has demanded he resign from his appointed post for representing two accused cops in the 2015 sacrilege and police firing case. Mr Deol slammed the former cricketer for "repeated utterances (that) seek to derail the earnest efforts of th | Read more|

Punjab government reduces power tariff

November 2, 2021
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The opposition parties in Punjab dubbed Charanjit Singh Channi-led government’s decision to reduce power tariff as “a poll stunt” and a “fraud on people”. | Read more|

Harish Rawat's Request To Congress Ahead Of Punjab, Uttarakhand Polls

October 20, 2021
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Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat, torn between his karmabhoomi and janmabhoomi, today said that he will request the party leadership to relieve him of the responsibility of the party's Punjab affairs in-charge as he wants to dedicate his efforts for his home state of Uttarakhand. | Read more|

Farmers’ ‘rail roko’ protest: Blockades affect 50 trains

October 18, 2021
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More than 130 locations across northern India, especially Punjab and Haryana, were affected Monday due to the ‘rail roko’ protest called by agitating farmers demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, the Railways has said. | Read more|

Farmers block highways, rail tracks

September 27, 2021
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To mark one year since they were passed, farmer organisations have called a “Bharat Bandh” today against the three contentious farm laws. The bandh began at 6 am and will continue till 4 pm today. | Read more|