Captain Amarinder Singh pointed out that despite the massive financial crisis facing Punjab, his government was giving the maximum possible financial assistance to the farmers in terms of debt waiver relief up to Rs 2 lakh.
Former SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar has written a booklet on the subject of same-sex marriages, which is also available at the SGPC stall outside the Golden Temple. Some 50,000 copies of even this booklet have been published since March 2017.
Families of the Mosul victims started arriving at the airport from 10 am Monday and received the remains with tears while demanding that the coffins be opened. The district administration, however, refused to do so citing time constraints.
Former SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar said, "During my tenure from 2001 to 2003 a resolution was passed that no one will be allowed to play the characters of 10 Sikh gurus, their parents, their wives and children in movies.”
The movie is scheduled for April 13 release. Harinder Sikka, the producer, had first planned to release movie in 2015, but had to withdraw prints from theatres at last moment after huge opposition from the Sikh bodies.
Many Sikh bodies have been opposing the release of Nanak Shah Fakir, the first movie on the life of the first Guru of Sikhs, Guru Nanak Dev. SGPC, the apex religious body of Sikhs, gave approval to the movie when Avtar Makkar was its president.
Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) told The Indian Express that “the priority for the government right now is to bring back the mortal remains. After the mortal remains are back in the country, the External Affairs Minister will meet the families and relatives”.
“Tolerance is part of our culture. Intolerance cannot be part of our culture. When I came to know that statues of Dr B R Ambedkar and other personalities had been vandalised, I immediately called the states and instructed that no such incident should happen,” said Rajnath Singh.
Buprenorphine this opioid substitute, combined with another drug called Naloxone, is the government’s big health plan against drug addiction. The idea is to taper the drug off over one year, alongside providing pyschiatric support and post-treatment monitoring
Indian Express spoke to 16 families that lost loved ones to addiction over the last year. From what these families said, drugs remain available in Punjab’s towns and villages, and without an adequate health intervention yet, addicts still have no hope
Udham Singh had killed Michael O’Dwyer to take revenge of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13, 1919, when the British-Indian army had fired at more than 10,000 unarmed men, women and children who had gathered there on the occasion of Vaisakhi
Shiromani Akali Dal politician and ex-MLA Virsa Singh Valtoha, in an interview with The Indian Express, says he was surprised at the “hype” created around the Khalistan issue during the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.