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Sand Mafia still active in Deputy Chief Minister own district, despite assurances in the state Assembly: Sunil Jakhar


Chandigarh : The former leader of opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha Sunil Jakhar has lambasted over the ongoing theft of natural resources in the form of illegal sand mining and recovery of illegal taxes by the self appointed unionists in Fazilka district. Sunil Jakhar blamed the state government for shielding sand mafia in the Fazilka district by using local civil ...

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Punjab Congress not to contest Khadoor Sahib bye-election, confirms Amarinder


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress has decided not to contest the Khaadoor Sahib bye-election after former MLA Ramanjit Sikki refused to file nomination papers. The decision likelty to harm the ruling SAD as Congress voters may turn towards rebel AAP canddiate Bhai Baldeep Singh. Captain Amarinder PPCC President at a meet the press conference here at Press Club said that conflicting reports ...

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Brahmpura to file papers today, Sikki on Jan 27


Tarn Taran : Congress candidate from Khadoor Sahib, Ramanjit Singh Sikki, will file his nomination papers on January 27, while SAD candidate Ravinder Singh Brahmpura will submit his tomorrow.SAD president Sukhbir Badal and other leaders will accompany Brahmpura on the occasion. APP rebels Bhai Baldeep Singh and Suhel Singh will contest as independent candidates. Meanwhile, accusing the Akali Dal for having ...

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Keeping faces of crisis in frame of mind


Sangrur : They are done with tears. After all, how much and for how long can a person cry? They get to live, they might as well get on with it. In the case of Hardev Kaur, all was hunky dory till one day she realised that Mukhtiar Singh, a level-headed farmer, husband and father, was acting strange. For a simple ...

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Prime Minister calls on Punjab CM in PGI


CHANDIGARH: Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi today called on Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal to enquire about his health at PGIMER this evening, where the latter was convalescing from chest congestion and asthmatic attack.Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that Mr. Modi stayed there almost for twenty minutes with the Chief Minister ...

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