Kamaldeep Singh Brar

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A tale of two villages in Punjab: Dalits evicted from land, illegally & legally
Sun, May 28, 2017

Colony was planned for 50 Dalit families on the panchayat land and possession of plots were also given to beneficiaries. We have received complaints that they were removed from the land: Block Panchyat Development Officer (BDPO) Patti

Sarbat Khalsa Jathedars warn Sikh priests against performing KPS Gill’s last prayers
Sat, May 27, 2017

Baljit Singh Daduwal, appointed by Sarbat Khalsa as Takht Damdma Sahib Talwandi Sabo Jathedar, said, “Gill is responsible for killing of innocent Sikhs.

Congress in power, SGPC fears losing grip on four gurdwaras, 300 acres
Fri, May 26, 2017

SGPC has been facing similar challenges at Gurdwara Guru Granth Sahib in Triptsar village of Bathinda, too, with 12 acres attached to it.

Families of Khalistani terror suspects speak out: I fought terrorists, give my son a second chance, says Mann’s father
Wed, May 24, 2017

Mann Singh, a resident of Simrai village near Batala town of Gurdaspur district, was arrested Sunday for his alleged involvement in terror-related activities.

Shoes hurled at SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia in his constituency
Sun, May 21, 2017

Estranged Congress workers also tried to stop the motorcade of the former minister and one shoe was thrown at his car while he was leaving the venue.

Amritsar: Doctor abducted, freed hours later after Rs 7.5 lakh ransom; suspects at large
Sat, May 20, 2017

CCTV footage showed kidnappers waiting for him in a car outside Kumar’s hospital at Ajnala.

SGPC blames India as Pakistan denies visa to devotees
Sat, May 20, 2017

The visit of a Sikh jatha to Pakistan was scheduled from May 21-30.

IIM Amritsar: Entire first batch placed despite demonetisation challenge
Thu, May 18, 2017

In a report submitted to the Punjab govt, IIM Amritsar highlighted the fact that it managed to place all its 44 students despite the dent made to economy by demonetisation.

At Wagah border, Kiren Rijiju inspects trade relations with Pakistan
Sun, May 14, 2017

"There are agencies like ISI and some other groups in Pakistan who are doing their propaganda against India. We will take required actions."

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 107-ft-high Tricolour at Wagah border
Sun, May 14, 2017

The new Tricolour is 40X30 ft in size

Sikhs Detained ‘Illegally’ After Blue Star: Relief for 40, hope for others who were detained but gave up legal fight
Thu, May 11, 2017

While 365 prisoners were detained “illegally”, only 40 had appealed against a 2011 order rejecting the claim for compensation.

Centre, Punjab told to pay Sikhs detained illegally after Blue Star
Wed, May 10, 2017

The order for compensation cover both periods — illegal detention and alleged delay in trial.

Arvind Kejriwal has ended scope for clean politics, says Sucha Singh Chhotepur 
Tue, May 09, 2017

"Arvind Kejriwal has exploited that confidence of the people in such a way that now people will not believe anyone asking for votes in the name of clean politics,” said Chhotepur.

Captain Amarinder Singh to visit Paramjit’s family on Sunday
Sun, May 07, 2017

Captain’s next stop will be Golden Temple, which he will visit Monday morning.

Sukhbir Singh Badal visits Paramjit’s kin, says govt should give Rs 1 crore compensation
Fri, May 05, 2017

Talking to The Indian Express, Paramjit Kaur, wife of Paramjit Singh, said, “The Punjab government had given Rs 1 crore to the family of Sarabjit Singh and jobs for his both daughters. The Delhi government gives Rs 1 crore to a martyr’s family. The Haryana government gives Rs 50 lakh.”

Swachh Survekshan 2017: Row over waste management plant hits Amritsar’s ranking
Fri, May 05, 2017

He contested and won the 2017 Assembly election from the same seat on a Congress ticket and promised to not allow SWMP in Bhagtanwala. The city has no alternative site for SWMP.

Naib Subedar Paramjeet Singh cremated: ‘Show us the body once…bring heads of 10 Pakistan soldiers’
Wed, May 03, 2017

A large number of mourners from Singh’s village and surrounding areas, besides his family and friends, paid their last respects to him.

Pak beheads Indian soldier: Paramjit was to come home on April 28, say kin
Tue, May 02, 2017

Paramjit Kaur was told by relatives Monday evening that Paramjit Singh was “seriously injured” in a terrorist attack.

Tarn Taran: ‘Told’ to clean sewer, 2 sanitation workers killed
Mon, May 01, 2017

The Tarn Taran deputy commissioner has ordered an inquiry into the deaths. Nobody has been booked in the case yet

Khalsa College protest: Management blinks, appoints acting principal, registrar and agriculture HOD
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Both male and female students of Khalsa College have been sitting on an indefinite dharna since Wednesday evening demanding the arrest of Mehal Singh and two others.

Gurdaspur remembers Vinod Khanna as man who built bridges
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

The bridge was ready in 2003 but Khanna, then the Minister of State for External Affairs in the Vajpayee government, was not invited to inaugurate it.

Khalsa College for Women says will continue with ‘scrapped’ Khalsa varsity
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

The college had dropped its affiliation with Guru Nanak Dev University earlier this year to become part of the new Khalsa University.

Sukma attack: An inspector, a father and a sportsman
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Raghbir’s brother Bikram Singh said, “We are proud of my brother. But Naxals had killed 76 jawans in the same state in 2007; the government did nothing since.”

Panel formed by SGPC in 2015 to remove, appoint jathedars nowhere in sight
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Only one meeting of this panel was conducted, shortly after formation at Anandpur Sahib

Giani Gurmukh Singh removed as acting jathedar by SGPC
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

The decision was taken by the executive committee at a meeting in Fatehgarh Sahib.

Canadian minister Harjit Singh Sajjan gets grand welcome at Golden Temple
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

SGPC wrote on the shield given to Sajjan, “SGPC feels proud while honouring Harjit Singh Sajjan who has played role in establishing unique existence and identity of Sikhs.”

In FB video, Jathedar alleges pressure from Badals to pardon Dera chief
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Both Badal and his son had claimed they played no role in the whole episode in which Akal Takht first issued pardon for the Dera head and then revoked it

No bouquets, no official welcome as Canadian minister arrives in Amritsar
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

“The Canadian embassy arranged vehicles for Sajjan to travel from airport to the Taj Hotel," said Deputy commissioner

Punjab: SGPC installs pictures of four ‘martyrs’ killed in 1986 police firing
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

They were killed while protesting against desecration of Guru Granth Sahib

Punjab: CM snubs, SAD, SGPC rush to welcome Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

"We are not concerned about the past of Harjit Singh Sajjan. We know he is a high dignitary and a Sikh. We will officially welcome Captain Amarinder Singh whenever he visits Golden Temple as the CM of Punjab."

Punjab: Congress MLA warns cops not to ‘disappoint’ his men
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

In a video gone viral, Congress MLA from Khadoor Sahib, Ramanjit Singh Sikki, is seen addressing DSP Goindwal Satpal Singh in which he threatens the police to not disappointment his 'men' or face music.

SGPC chides Amarinder Singh for ‘unwanted statement’
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

“Captain Amarinder Singh should have avoided such statements," SGPC president Kirpal Singh Bhandugar said

Harike headworks repair: Punjab demands 10 days of extension for water closure, Rajasthan gives only four
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

It was the first time after 2005 that water closure was enforced for repair of Harike Headworks and two canals, Rajasthan and Ferozepur feeders, originating from it from March 27 to April 16.

Khalsa University V-C ‘quits’; successor named hours later
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

Before polls, Amarinder had vowed to repeal varsity status granted in 2016.

Patti: No doctor at two de-addiction centres, OST, drug rehab centre
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

The situation in Patti shows the enormity of the challenge the new government faces on the health front in its effort to end the drug menace.

SGPC panel lets off Badals in Punjab
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

The three-member SGPC committee which prepared the report has not found any involvement of Sukhbir, who is the president of SAD, or of former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.