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War of words erupts between Punjab CM Badal and Delhi CM Dikshit

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Jalandhar, Punjab: The showdown between Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit and her Punjab counterpart over the affairs of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) continues to rage and has got shriller on Sunday. On Friday, Badal had sought putting a “leash” on Dikshit-led Delhi government and action against those who had attacked the SAD(B) leaders at Rakabganj gurdwara. A day later, ...

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Badal in race for India’s Vice-President’s post?

Chandigarh, Punjab: The name of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is doing the rounds as a potential candidate for the post of the Vice-President of India. Sources in the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) said the party has not so far received any official communication from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to field Badal as the alliance nominee, but politicians ...

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Curfew continues in Gurdaspur, Badal orders probe

Shiv Sena Gurdaspur Chief Harvinder Soni smashed motorcycles of Singhs on 28th March and then He called for Gurdaspur Bandh on 29th and also burnt effigy of Bhai Rajoana and raised insulting slogans against Sikhs. To get back the Turban of Singh and make this person apologize , Singhs were protesting peacefully on 29th, But this person along with dozen gangsters attacked Singhs. Police sided with him and fired upon Singhs which led to death of 18 years old college student and critical injured many others.

Gurdaspur, Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violence in Gurdaspur, where curfew continued after a youth was killed in police firing following a clash over the fate of Balwant Singh Rajoana, on death row for the 1995 assassination of then chief minister Beant Singh. Curfew had been imposed in Gurdaspur, 210 km ...

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Three injured Sikhs arrested and falsely charged with serious offences

Patiala, Punjab: As per information received from Sikh Siyasat sources, three young Sikhs who were injured due to police beating and attack by Shiv Sena activists at Arya Samaj, Patiala yesterday (March 28, 2012) are falsely charged with serious offences including “attempt to murder” under section 307 IPC. It is notable that Sikhs were protesting in a peaceful manner against ...

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56 riots-hit families get relief after 25 yrs

Chandigarh, Punjab: Waking up from slumber after 25 years, the government has given a sum of Rs 1.12 crore as ex-gratia grant to as many as 56 families of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, who had migrated from the affected states and are presently residing in Moga district. Cheques of Rs 2 lakh each were presented to these families by ...

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