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Modi govt move to reduce freight subsidy on fertilizers to hit farmers hard: Bajwa


CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Congress President, Mr Partap Singh Bajwa, while strongly opposing the move of the Narendra Modi government at the centre to end freight subsidy on potash and phosphorus fertilizers, said it would adversely hit the farmers in the high fertilizer consuming states like Punjab and Haryana.While visiting Hoshiarpur and Tanda Dana Mandis today Bajwa demanded that procurement by ...

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Punjab CM expresses solidarity with earthquaqke victims of Nepal, Bihar, WB


CHANDIGARH: Expressing solidarity with people of Nepal, Bihar and West Bengal who were suffering serious hardships due to major earthquake in the region, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today said that the state government would send the relief material including food items for the victims of one of the worst natural calamities that has ravaged Nepal beyond ...

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Badal calls on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today called on the former Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh here at his residence 3 Motilal Nehru Marg, this evening.The Advisor to Chief Minister on National Affairs and Media Mr. Harcharan Bains, who accompanied the Chief Minister, described the meeting as a courtesy call.This was Mr. Badal’s first meeting with ...

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Chandigarh; Senior Supreme Court lawyer and Member Rajya Sabha, K.T.S. Tulsi has said that men are too unstable to be just and since the judges are also human, they are liable to err. Reading out his presidential address at the 5th. Annual convocation of Army Institute of Law, Tulsi added that the institution of law is dominated by the judges ...

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Bajwa condoles death of Gurpreet Kaur


CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Congress President Mr Partap Singh Bajwa today condoled the death of Gurdaspur resident Gurpreet Kaur in the general hospital here who had committed self-immolation in December last in front of the residence of the Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal. She was unemployed and had knocked at every door to get job. In a statement, he said ...

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