Politics

Punjab’s New Normal of Public Protest
21.07.17 - Nischay Pal

IT IS INCONVENIENT to be unemployed; utterly so when you are faced with a dispensation that refuses to see the inconvenience of it. Hundreds of teachers in Punjab who find themselves either unemployed, or underemployed, have intermittently been climbing water tanks to protest.
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Every age sees ...
  


Punjab’s New Normal of Public Protest
28.06.17 - Nischay Pal

IT IS INCONVENIENT to be unemployed; utterly so when you are faced with a dispensation that refuses to see the inconvenience of it. Hundreds of teachers in Punjab who find themselves either unemployed, or underemployed, have intermittently been climbing water tanks to protest.
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Every age sees ...
  


Bir Devinder hits out at Amarinder, gets personal; Congress goes for the jugular
11.06.17 - punjab today bureau

IN AN ugly spat about the rare sightings of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in Punjab, former Congressman Bir Devinder Singh castigated the Patiala MLA for his "colossal neglect" of the constituency, only to trigger a response from some party heavyweights who termed his "personal ...
  


CM must accept resignation of Rana Gurjit immediately: Bir Devinder
29.05.17 - team pt

Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh is left with no other option but to accept the resignation of the of Irrigation & Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh whose probity is in question said Bir Devinder Singh, former Deputy Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha

Bir said in a statement ...
  


Amarinder must advise Tytler to volunteer for the lie detection test to prove his innocence: Bir Devinder
24.05.17 - team pt

Refusal of Jagdish Tytler to present him for lie detection test for his alleged involvement in the Sikh holocaust in November 1984 in Delhi, has exposed his guilt beyond doubt, if he is innocent he should be bold enough to face any test to prove ...
  


Come forward and stand witness against cold blooded murder of 21 Sikh youth: Virsa to Amarinder
19.05.17 - team pt

Virsa Singh Valtoha, a leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to come forward and stand witness against the cold blooded murder of 21 youth whose surrender he had facilitated during the turbulent period of militancy in ...
  


Parliamentary delegation of Uganda calls on Punjab Vidhan Speaker
07.04.17 - team pt

An eight Members Parliamentary Delegation from Uganda was warmly welcomed by the Hon'ble Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly, Rana Kunwar Pal Singh, at his office here today.

The delegation discussed various Constitutional and Political aspects pertaining to the Parliamentary and Legislative working, before deliberating on the ...
  


Sidhu formally launches Awaaz-e-Punjab; lambast Kejriwal's 'intent'
08.09.16 - TEAM PT

 Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu formally announced his new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' in Chandigarh on Thursday.

"At this stage 'Awaaz e Punjab' is not a party, it's a forum. The redemption, resurrection and revival of this state is the aim of our Awaaz-e-Punjab," Sidhu said at a ...
  


Kejriwal wants to befool people  of two States on a single issue
22.08.16 - TEAM PT

The Shiromani Akali Dal today lashed out at Aam Admi Party Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal on issue of drugs in Goa and said that it seems that the AAP leader wants to befool the people of two states on a single ...
  


Punjab Governor retains the post of Chandigarh administrator
18.08.16 - TEAM PT

The Centre’s move to appoint Chandigarh’s first independent Administrator — with a rank equivalent to that of Lieutenant Governor — was put on hold tonight following objection from Punjab’s  ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal and opposition parties.

The Centre dropped on Thursday its move to appoint ...
  


PUNJAB POLITICIANS GANG UP - TO REMAIN SILENT
27.07.16 - kanwar manjit singh

For more than two decades, Punjab's politicians manage to remain silent after seven Sikh TADA prisoners are beaten to death inside a jail.

For more than nine years, Punjab's politicians manage to remain silent after the government in UP succeeds in getting the case against perpetrators ...
  


How much money will Cheema take to commit suicide? Asks BKU
02.05.16 - pt team

Bharti Kisan Union reacted sharply to the statement of Ravinder Cheema vice Chairman Mandi Board and President of Commission Agents association that farmers are committing suicides to take compensation. BKU described his statement as cheap, insensitive, shameless and unpardonable. 

In a press note issued by Bhupinder ...
  


Raj Gayak Hans : From False Tunes to Swan Song
13.03.16 - Kusum Arora*

'SUFI’ singer, ‘Raj Gayak’ and former 'Gaddi Nasheen' (head) of the Dera Lal Badshah, based in Nakodar, Han Raj ‘Hans’ seems to be desperate to pluck pearls and sing Raag Darbari but not getting a chance to hone his skills.
 
If facts were any indication, Sufi ...
  




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