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,

7 Years After 2015 Gurdaspur Terror Attack, Promises Remain Unfulfilled; Victim Seeks State Govt Help

Dinanagar (Gurdaspur, Punjab): It’s been almost seven years since the terror attack in Gurdaspur’s Dinanagar. 50-year-old Kamaljit Singh had never imagined that a terror attack would change his life forever. After the attack left him 87 per cent disabled, he has been struggling to survive. State apathy has only made things worse. On the fateful

‘Bhaiyye’: Punjab CM Channi raises xenophobic pitch, Priyanka cheers him on

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is in the eye of the storm once again. A video of his has gone viral on social media platforms in which he is raising a xenophobic pitch against the people of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Delhi. “Do not let ‘bhaiyye’ from UP, Bihar and Delhi to settle in

Illegal Mining Makes Life Miserable For Villages Along Punjab Borders; Farmers Forced To Sell Lands To Mafia

Mukerian: The illegal mining case, already a hot issue in Punjab with elections around the corner, has taken a turn for the worse. A Punjab court has extended the judicial custody of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew, Bhupinder Singh ‘Honey’. The rural areas of the border belts are the worst affected, with farmers

The Rule of Law: The Mightiest Sovereign in a Civilised Society

As the fault lines in the Punjab socio- religious inclusiveness deepen with every passing day, there is a rise in the number of episodes of people taking the law in their hands, while state acts as a mute spectator. The acceptance of any gruesome lynching is a portent departure from a tolerant civilisation to barbarianism.

Punjab Wants ‘Gareeb Ghar Ka CM’, and It Is Channi: Rahul Gandhi

LUDHIANA: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday announced Charanjit Singh Channi as the party’s chief ministerial for Punjab ahead of the 2022 assembly elections. Addressing a virtual rally in Ludhiana named ‘Aawaz Punjab Di’, Rahul Gandhi said, “A leader cannot be made in 10 to 15 days but it take years of hard work,

GROUND REPORT: In Lambi, SAD’s Patriarch Prakash Singh Badal Faces Tough Test Again

LAMBI (PUNJAB): Even as Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch Prakash Singh Badal has remained undefeated from Lambi assembly constituency since 1997, this time he is facing a stiff challenge on his home turf from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress . Locals here say they want a change this time but Badal’s loyalists remain

Punjab CM Channi Defends Religious Conversions, Attacked By Top Sikh Leaders

NEW DELHI: A day after Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi defended religious conversions in the state in an exclusive interview with the New Indian, several Sikh leaders leaders are now hitting out at him for hurting the sentiments of Sikhs. When asked about the conversion of impoverished and underprivileged Sikhs to Christianity in the