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Now, seed mixture ruins pea crop in state

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Ludhiana : After bearing huge losses due to the whitefly attack and low prices of Basmati and PUSA-1509 variety, farmers have suffered another setback as National Seed Corporation Limited allegedly supplied a mixture of mid-season, late-season and early verities of pea seeds to farmers. The pea crop in Hoshiarpur, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts has been ...

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Bandh in Abohar, another liquor vend torched

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Abohar : Life in Abohar and nearby areas came to a standstill as a complete bandh was observed over the killing of Dalit youth Bhim Tank reportedly at Akali leader Shiv Lal Doda’s farmhouse in Ramsara village.Some of those who didn’t observe the bandh were punished. A liquor shop that was found open in Ramsara village was torched and the ...

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Booked, Shiv Lal Doda disowned by parties

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Chandigarh : Political parties seem to have disowned liquor baron Shiv Lal Doda after he was booked in the gruesome murder case of Dalit youth Bhim Tank. The youth was killed on Doda’s sprawling farmhouse on the outskirts of Abohar. The Akalis, who have been defending him so far, have disowned him. Doda has been referred to as an Akali ...

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Darshan Brar, son booked for ‘sexual remarks’ against Malti

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Moga : Senior Congress leader Darshan Brar and his son Kamaljit Brar have been booked for allegedly outraging the modesty of former minister and senior Congress leader Dr Malti Thapar.Malti in her written complaint alleged the father-son duo had insulted her by passing sexual remarks and hurling abuses at her. Confirming this to The Tribune, SSP Mukhwinder Singh said an ...

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Three turn hostile in judge bribery case

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Chandigarh : In a setback to the Central Bureau of Investigation, three prosecution witnesses today turned hostile in the CBI court here during resumed hearing of the infamous bribery case involving a retired Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge, Justice Nirmal Yadav, who is the prime accused. RK Sharma, Managing Director of Ishaan Textiles, and his two employees, Ravinder Singh ...

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