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Teen Killed By Relatives Over Rs 300 Phone Debt

Teen Killed By Relatives Over Rs 300 Phone Debt

MUKTSAR – A minor boy was allegedly killed by his two relatives following a dispute over Rs 300 at Sarawan Bodla village in the district. The deceased belonged to a family of labourers.
Jasvir Singh alias Jassa (17) had sold a mobile phone to his relatives a few days ago and was demanding money from them. [...]

July 26th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Punjab High Court Seeks Details From Govt On The Extradition Of NRI Drug Racket Offenders

Punjab High Court Seeks Details From Govt On The Extradition Of NRI Drug Racket Offenders

CHANDIGARH – The Punjab and Haryana High Court wants to know from the State of Punjab whether it has initiated steps for the extradition of offenders from abroad in the drug trafficking case.
As the matter came up for resumed hearing, a status report was filed in sealed cover, which was returned to Punjab Advocate-General after [...]

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Congress MP Says Punjab Govt Shielding Majithia’s Involvement In Drug Mafia

Congress MP Says Punjab Govt Shielding Majithia’s Involvement In Drug Mafia

LUDHIANA – Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu said the state government was trying to hide the deeds of Bikramjit Singh Majithia by getting Congress MLA Amarinder Singh Raja named by Mansa SSP in a case of drug-peddling.
He was speaking during a dharna organised by Congress members against drug menace and power cuts in the state. [...]

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Khaira Says Congress Leaders Helping To Protect “Drug Tainted” Majithia

Khaira Says Congress Leaders Helping To Protect “Drug Tainted” Majithia

CHANDIGARH – Former Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira today accused senior leaders of his party of “playing a friendly match” with the Akali- BJP government, rather than taking them head-on on certain issues and acting as a formidable Opposition.
In a statement issued here, Khaira expressed his displeasure with the Congress leadership for failing to corner [...]

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Haryana Says It Won’t Take Over SGPC Held Gurdwaras By Force

Haryana Says It Won’t Take Over SGPC Held Gurdwaras By Force

CHANDIGARH – The Hooda government said it will not enter state gurdwaras to take back possession from Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee’s (SGPC) task force. SGPC men have been laying siege to gurdwaras in Haryana to prevent a new Sikh body from taking control.
Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha, also the chairman of the government committee [...]

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Abducted Gujarati Girls Found In Punjab, Teacher Held

Abducted Gujarati Girls Found In Punjab, Teacher Held

MANSA – The police have found two teenage girls belonging to Gujarat who were allegedly kidnapped by their teacher around two years ago.
The police have arrested the accused, Harish Chandra of Budhlada town in the district.
The police said the girls were allegedly kidnapped by the accused on July 23, 2012 from Rajkot. The accused took [...]

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Border Farmers Protest!

Border Farmers Protest!

Hundreds of border farmers staged a dharna outside the DC office in Amritsar on Tuesday. They demanded the gates at the fence be opened from sunrise to sunset. Border belt be restricted to 8-km and 212 villagers be classified as ‘A’ class villagers Non-productivity relief of Rs 15,000 per acre be paid to farmers, whose [...]

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Congress, Akali Politicians Speak With Single Corrupt Voice To Stop Themselves Being Labeled As Drug-Peddlers And Patrons Of Drug Lords

Congress, Akali Politicians Speak With Single Corrupt Voice To Stop Themselves Being Labeled As Drug-Peddlers And Patrons Of Drug Lords

Congress MLA Sukhjinder Randhawa shows the pictures of alleged drug peddlers with SAD leaders during a press conference at the Vidhan Sabha on Monday. Party leaders Sunil Jakhar, Amarinder Raja Warring and Rajinder Kaur Bhattal are also seen.
Does Anybody Believer These Corrupt Punjab Politicians Who Have Faced Allegations Of Being Drug Lord Sympathizers That They Are [...]

July 26th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Sikh Intellectuals Say “De-Politicize” Akal Takht

Sikh Intellectuals Say “De-Politicize” Akal Takht

They Charge The Sikhs Highest Temporal Authority Is Being Misused By Akalis!
AMRITSAR – A day after the Akal Takht ex-communicated Haryana Sikh leaders, Sikh intellectuals opine that some of the recent edicts of the highest temporal seat have a political tinge to them and it is high time to “depoliticise the Akal Takht so as [...]

July 19th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Majithia Took Rs 70 Lakh Drug-Hawala Money, Says Congress’s Khaira

Majithia Took Rs 70 Lakh Drug-Hawala Money, Says Congress’s Khaira

Bikram Majithia received Rs 70 lakh drug-hawala money on April 18, 2011, from Rohit Goyal alias Pinky, a courier of Bhola’s aide Gurmeet Manchanda. There are phone call records that corroborate the charge, says Congress spokesperson Sukhpal Khaira.
CHANDIGARH – Punjab Pradesh Congress spokesperson Sukhpal Singh Khaira accused Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia of receiving Hawala money [...]

July 19th, 2014 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »