punjab

SFJ Threatens To Replace Tiranga With Khalistan Flag At Attari

NEW DELHI: Banned Khalistani separatist group ‘Sikhs For Justice’ (SFJ) has threatened to remove India’s tallest national flag at Attari along the India-Pakistan border with the so-called Khalistan flag on August 15, Independence Day. In a statement, SFJ chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun said that his organisation will start the Ghar Ghar Khalistan campaign in response

Rahul Gandhi Meets Family Members Of Sidhu Moosewala

CHANDIGARH: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met the grieving family members of popular Punjabi singer and party leader Sidhu Moosewala in Punjab’s Mansa district and said that t is his duty to give justice to his family members. He also lashed out at the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the state

Rahul Gandhi To Meet Moosewala’s Family On Tuesday

NEW DELHI: Days after the broad daylight murder of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala in Punjab, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will meet his family members on Tuesday, party sources said on Monday. According to Congress sources, Rahul Gandhi, who was on a foreign visit and had returned to India on Saturday night

Veteran Punjab Politician Sunil Jakhar Quits Congress

NEW DELHI: Even as the Congress is holding three-day Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir in Rajasthan’s Udaipur, the grand old party faced a major jolt as Gandhi family loyalists and one of the senior Punjab leaders Sunil Jakhar announced to quit the party. Jakhar, who was earlier Punjab Congress Chief, announced his decision to quit the

Time To Be Cautious, CM Bhagwant Mann…

Today a substantial quantity of some explosive material has been recovered from a vehicle in Karnal. Though initial reports claim it to be RDX, one needs to wait for the authentic report from explosive experts. Keeping in view some of the incidents of recent past which took place in Punjab, including a blast in a

Which States Are Saving Your Fuel Bill? K’nataka, Guj Or Delhi, Maha & WB

  NEW DELHI: The rising price of fuel has undoubtedly affected the life of the common people. With India having one of the highest tax rates for fuel, there has been a constant call for the reduction of taxes. Prominent states like Karnataka and Gujarat were among the first to reduce the rates in November

Behind Iron Gates: G20 Sulks, But Takes Part In Gandhi-Led CWC Again?

NEW DELHI: The drubbing in the recently concluded assembly elections in the five states to the Congress has once again brought focus on the G-23 leaders, who two years ago wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi demanding an active leadership. A meeting of the CWC, considered to be the highest decision making body of the

Cong Dragging Sikhs In Hijab Controversy: Sirsa

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has accused Indian National Congress (INC) for stoking Hijab row. Sirsa posted a series of tweets to question the role of Advocate Devadatt Kamat and Advocate Ravi Kumar, former Advocate General in erstwhile Congress Government in Karnataka. Sirsa posted a letter that was issued by

Is there any substance in Kumar Vishwas’ allegations against Kejriwal?

On Wednesday, poet Kumar Vishwas tried to snare Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal by claiming that in 2017, he (Kejriwal) had told him he would “either be the Chief Minister of Punjab or the Prime Minister of Khalistan”. “Punjab is not a state, but an emotion. Before the last assembly elections in Punjab, I

Dhariwal’s heritage woollen mill employees allege govt apathy; no dues for workers, benefits/compensation for ex workers for years now

DHARIWAL (Punjab): The 138-year-old British India Corporation Ltd Egerton Woollen Mills in Dhariwal, that falls in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab, which once occupied a prominent place among all textile mills of British India, is now gasping for breath with many workers and ex-employees accusing the central government of neglect and apathy. The Dhariwal mill,