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SAD to reopen ’84 genocide cases

Bathinda, Punjab: With 1984 Sikh genocide back as a poll issue in Punjab, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday latched on to the emotive issue by promising to reopen the cases after three decades. Riding high on the hope of the NDA forming the government at the Centre, the party’s poll manifesto released on Monday added more ammunition to ...

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Seeking rehabilitation, 1984 victims write to candidates

Ludhiana, Punjab: The 1984 Sikh genocide victims  under the banner of Ludhiana Sikh Migrant Welfare Board have issued a letter to four main contestants contesting from Ludhiana constituency, demanding proper rehabilitation for the victims. The genocide victims have asked the candidates to raise their issues before the party lines and convey their stand to the board within seven days. A board ...

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Won’t back BJP nominees, says Damdami Taksal

Amritsar, Punjab: In a significant move that may affect the poll prospects of the ruling SAD-BJP alliance, the Damdami Taksal today said it would only support SAD candidates and not the nominees of its alliance partner BJP. Talking to The Tribune here, Damdami Taksal chief Baba Harnam Singh Khalsa said they had taken the decision after various rounds of talks with ...

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‘Cong, BJP hurting ’84 victims’ sentiments’

Sangrur, Punjab: Aam Aadmi Party convener and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on the last day of his three-day Punjab visit has slammed the BJP-led NDA and Congress-led UPA successive governments at the centre for playing with the sentiments of 1984 Sikh genocide victims and their failure to take measures to do justice with them. Kejriwal, who was addressing a ...

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SAD’s Delhi cadre reaches state to campaign, to focus on 4 seats

Jalandhar, Punjab: A day after the voting in Delhi, the SAD’s Delhi unit led by its president Manjit Singh GK reached Punjab today to canvass for the SAD-BJP candidates. Manjit, who also heads the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), along with Shahdra legislator Jatinder Singh Shanty, SAD Delhi vice-president Onkar Singh Thapar and leader Avtar Singh Hit, reached the city ...

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