Monthly Archives: AUGUST 2018

Punjab  to withdraw CBI probe into sacrilege and police firing incidents; CM announces police SIT
28.08.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, August 28: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Punjab Police for time-bound investigation into the Bargari and other sacrilege cases as well as the firing incidents of Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura.

He also assured that ...

Amarinder flays Sukhbir for attacking Rahul over 1984 riots issue
26.08.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, August 26: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out at Sukhbir Singh Badal for the unwarranted and uncalled attack on Rahul Gandhi on the issue of 1984 riots.

Castigating the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president for his statement that Rahul was a ...

Punjab and the Politics of Sacrilege
24.08.18 - SP SINGH*

WHEN POLITICIANS COME from the same stock and are faced with a similar set of circumstances, they are likely to respond with a similar set of solutions, or non-solutions.

Three Punjabis proved it on a sub-continental scale. General Zia-ul-Haq wanted to woo the mullahs, so he ...

Amarinder seeks Sushma’s intervention to get Kartarpur corridor opened on Guru Nanak anniversary
22.08.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, August 22: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the personal intervention of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in seeking access from the Pakistan government to enable devotees to visit the historic Gurudwara Sahib in Kartapur on the 550th birth anniversary of Sri ...

Sidhu hugging Pak army chief was not a nice gesture: Amarinder
19.08.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, August 19: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging the Pakistani Army Chief was not a nice gesture and was completely avoidable.

Talking to mediapersons on the sidelines of a photo exhibition here, the Chief Minister said Sidhu should ...




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