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Migration May Have Led To Decline In Sikh Population In India

Migration May Have Led To Decline In Sikh Population In India

CHANDIGARH – Of all communities, Sikhs have reported maximum decline in population, according to the religion-based census data (2001-2011) released by the Centre Tuesday.
The decadal growth rate in Sikh population was pegged at 24.3 per cent in 1991, which fell to 18.2 per cent in 2001 and further to 8.4 per cent in 2011. The [...]

August 30th, 2015 | Posted in Link News, Punjab Link | Read More »

Ex-Akali Minister Phillaur’s Wife Hurt As Badal Bus Hits Her Car

Ex-Akali Minister Phillaur’s Wife Hurt As Badal Bus Hits Her Car

JALANDHAR – Former Akali Dal minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur’s wife Nirmaljit Kaur was injured in an accident involving her vehicle and a bus belonging to Dabwali Transport Company, owned by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s family, at Rail Majra village near Balachour in Nawanshahr.
Nirmaljit was travelling to Chandigarh in an Innova (Pb08CR 6804) when [...]

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BJP’s Anti-Congress Protest Gets Poor Response In Jalandhar

BJP’s Anti-Congress Protest Gets Poor Response In Jalandhar

JALANDHAR – The BJP’s protest against the Congress over disruption of the Monsoon session in the Lok Sabha got a feeble response.
Though senior leaders, including union minister Vijay Sampla, Jammu MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, state minister Bhagat Chunni Lal, CPS KD Bhandari and former minister Manoranjan Kalia, attended the rally, the gathering remained thin.
Party chief [...]

August 30th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

BJP, Akalis Partners In Crime Too, Alleges PPCC President Bajwa

BJP, Akalis Partners In Crime Too, Alleges PPCC President Bajwa

Enforcement Directorate Officer Blames “Drug-Peddler” Majithia For His Transfer!
Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa has said the development points to the collusion of the BJP with Akalis in shielding the drug mafia. “Our earlier stand that those at the helm of affairs in the Punjab government are interfering with the investigation to shield Majithia stands [...]

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Demands Congress BJP President Kamal Sharma Should Be Booked On Corruption

Demands Congress BJP President Kamal Sharma Should Be Booked On Corruption

CHANDIGARH – The Punjab Congress called on Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to register cases under the NDPS Act and Arms Act, in addition to corruption, against state BJP president Kamal Sharma.
Some of Kamal’s associates have been allegedly arrested in connection with the latest seizure of two Pakistani SIM cards and fake currency.
A delegation of [...]

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2 Cops Trying To Stop Illegal Mining Beaten Up

2 Cops Trying To Stop Illegal Mining Beaten Up

TANDA – Two policemen who had gone to check illegal mining in Abdullapur village were beaten up by over 20 persons. The Dasuya police have booked the accused on the charges of attempt to murder, intent to steal, illegal mining, theft, obstruction of official duty, etc, on the statement of the injured policemen.
Head constable Kuldip [...]

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Bar Association Accuses Three Judges Of Taking Bribes

Bar Association Accuses Three Judges Of Taking Bribes

BATHINDA – Eight days after it initiated a strike against the alleged corruption in the judicial system, the District Bar Association named three judges in a resolution, a copy of which was sent to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
The lawyers demanded a strong action against the three judges. “The judges have been indulging in [...]

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Man Hangs Children, Self But Daughter Survives

Man Hangs Children, Self But Daughter Survives

LUDHIANA – A marital dispute turned ugly after a man hanged himself and his three-year-old son at his factory unit at Issa Nagri.
The deceased have been identified as 36-year-old Sham Sunder Gupta and his son Keshav.
Sham Sunder’s six-year-old daughter Dhriti had a miraculous escape as she managed to loosen the rope around her neck.
The incident [...]

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Man Kills His Daughter’s ‘Rapist’

Man Kills His Daughter’s ‘Rapist’

FAZILKA – Furious over the alleged rape of his daughter by a youth, the father reportedly beat the accused to death at Chananwala village in the district.
The youth’s father, Joginder Singh, told the Sadar Police that the body of his son Sukhwinder Singh (20) was found near Karnikhera village last evening. He alleged his son [...]

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26-Year-Old Woman In Punjab Raped Twice By Roadside Help

26-Year-Old Woman In Punjab Raped Twice By Roadside Help

The 26-year-old woman, returning from a funeral of a relative, was first raped by two men who offered her a ride on their tractor and then she was raped again by a motorcyclist whom she had sought support to take her to the police station.
ABOHAR – A 26-year-old woman was allegedly raped twice last night [...]

August 19th, 2015 | Posted in Breaking News, Crime, Link News, Punjab Link, South Asian, Top News | Read More »