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Pass full-fledged Sikh marriage act in the current session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha: Gumtala

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AMRITSAR: Dr Charanjit Singh Gumtala President of Amritsar Vikas Manch has demanded the full-fledged Sikh marriage act in the current session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.In a letter to chief minister S.Parkash Singh Badal, he stated that that Anand Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2012] passed by UPA government is not a full-fledged Sikh marriage act like other religions.Clause 6 of this act ...

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AAP leader H.S.Phoolka quits active politics, to devote time for 1984 riot victims

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Says, AAP victory in 2017 assembly elections inevitable CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, human rights activist and senior lawyer H.S.Phoolka today resigned from all posts of party and decided to quit active politics to devote his time to seek justice for victims of 1984 Delhi riots. He however would continue to be primary member of AAP. Phoolka made this ...

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Punjab all set to start Paddy procurement from October 1

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CHANDIGARH: Food and Civil Supplies Minister Mr. Adaish Pratap Singh Kairon has directed all the heads of the state procurements agencies to personally supervise the Paddy procurement operations across the state beginning from October 1 so as to ensure prompt lifting of paddy as per their allotted share of procurement. According to an official spokesman of the government, Punjab was eying ...

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Capt Amarinder demands agriculture minister’s resignation over spurious pesticide supply

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CHANDIGARH, September 18: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today demanded resignation of the Agriculture Minister Tota Singh for his involvement in the supply of spurious pesticides to cotton growers which has led to massive damage to the crop and losses to the farmers.“Removal of the director agriculture is just an eyewash and too little and ...

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Drug worth Rs.110 crore smuggled from Pakistan seized on Punjab border

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AMRITSAR: In a joint operation of Indian Customs and BSF 22 kilogram of heroin (drug) having worth Rs. 110 crore as per the international black market, smuggled from Pakistan to India has been seized here today.Confirming the seizure BSF official said that during the intervening night of September 17 and 18 there were some suspicious moments were observed at international ...

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