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Bajwa lashes out at CM for calling Modi ‘sardar’

Moga, Punjab: PPCC president Partap Singh Bajwa today slammed Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for conferring the title of “Sardar” on his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi at a time when hundreds of Sikh families in Gujarat were facing eviction. He said Badal had got no right to represent the Sikh community as a whole. “It should be the prerogative of ...

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Gujarat Government braces itself for meeting with Badal on Sikh farmers

Ahmedabad, India:  The Gujarat Government is bracing itself for a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on the issue of eviction of Sikh farmers from the border district of Kutch. Badal is among those invited to the inaugural ceremony of the four-day “Vibrant Gujarat Global Agricultural Summit, 2013,” the first mega agricultural event planned on the lines of ...

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Sehajdhari case: Hearing now listed for October 4

Amritsar, Punjab: Even though it has been almost two years since the SGPC elections were held, the fate of the new SGPC House continues to hang in the balance. The matter is stuck in a legal tangle over the Sehajdhari row. The SGPC House has a tenure of five years. The hearing in the case pending before the Supreme Court ...

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Gujarat’s Sikh farmers say no to SAD help

Chandigarh: In an embarrassment of sorts for the Punjab Government, Sikh farmers of Gujarat have turned down its offer of legal assistance by state Advocate-General Ashok Aggarwal. The farmers have made it clear they can “ never even think of engaging lawyers of Parkash Singh Badal’s choice,” till the time the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is in alliance with the ...

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Minorities in Gujarat victimised, Sikh farmers tell SC

Chandigarh: Accusing Chief Minister Narendra Modi of “terrorising, browbeating, intimidating and victimising the minorities in Gujarat,” Punjabi farmers settled in the state have claimed before the Supreme Court that the prevailing law only prohibits non-agriculturists from buying land in Gujarat. In a statement filed before the Supreme Court, they have claimed that the Agricultural Land (Vidharba Region and Kutch Area) ...

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