Raakhi Jagga


My counterpart in India is always with heavy security, I move freely: Canada MP Kamal Khera
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

Khera is in Punjab for the wedding of her elder brother Gurminder Singh on November 29. The family had migrated to Canada 16 years ago.

In ‘huge’ turnout, NREGA workers, senior citizens and daily wagers
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

The rally was organised in the township of Pearl group, a real estate company located on Bathinda- Goniana road, schools and colleges located in Goniana block remain closed fearing traffic hassles.

Mann dares Sukhbir, SAD leaders to take drug test
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

Mann alleged that often on the social media, the deputy CM’s name also crops up in connection with the drug menace in the state.

Ludhiana: Kin of Maluka ‘attacker’ to move High Court
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Baldev Singh, brother-in-law of Jarnail Singh, said, “SSP Bathinda Swapan Sharma has said Jarnail tried to push the Minister and the later too stated that Jarnail was caught by his gun man before he could push him.

SAD’s Sadbhawna rally: Party targets 7,000 people per constituency for first event
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Bathinda will play host to the first of six rallies that the party has envisaged as a damage-control exercise following the widespread protests across the state since September.

Akali CPS faces black flags, stopped from attending function
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Protesters carrying black flags raised slogans against him and the Punjab Government, and asked him to go back. Police quickly escorted Brar from the spot. He could not distribute the cycles.

Month on, deputy CM Sukhbir Badal visits families of police firing victims
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Announces govt jobs for kin; tension at Saravan, warm welcome at Niamiwala

AAP, Congress together causing unrest in Punjab: Sukhbir Singh Badal
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Sukhbir categorically asked the masses not to attend ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ while adding that they should celebrate Diwali by lighting their houses and remembering the teachings of the Gurus.

Ludhiana: Celebrate Diwali, engage with people, SAD tells cadre
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

The call to be more active comes after the Congress criticised the government of being “scared” of facing the people.

In Punjab, Youth Congress workers urge veterans to lead protests
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

The issues of “false police cases” was a major issue discussed during the two-day visit of AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi, which ended on Friday.

United Congress will form govt in 2017: Rahul Gandhi in Punjab
Sat, Nov 07, 2015

Rahul Gandhi spoke about the proposed amendments to the Land Acquisition Bill that the Centre had to withdraw.

Rahul in Punjab: Party to meet Prez, seek probe into police firing
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

Rahul also met Beant Singh, one of those injured who was brought by ambulance as he is still bed-ridden.

Rahul Gandhi in Punjab: Cong vice-president holds march with Capt, Bajwa in tow, calls for party unity
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

While Rahul visited both families at Saravan and Niamiwala villages, the thrust of his visit appeared to be to quell the discontent between Amarinder and Bajwa, the two men at the heart of the factional woes.

Rahul Gandhi underlines message of unity during Punjab walk
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

While Rahul visited the families at Saravan and Niamiwala villages, the thrust of his visit appeared to be to quell the discontent between Amarinder and Bajwa.

Explained: Slash and not burn
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

What some Punjab farmers are doing to stop the heavy pollution caused by burning harvested paddy stalks.

Faridkot desecration case: Brothers complain of police torture, Sikh bodies to take legal opinion
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

Sikh preacher Panthpreet Singh said they will take their next course of action after taking the legal opinion.

No respite for Punjab govt, farmers to restart stir today
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

The farmers will hold a three-day dharna outside the DC offices in Amritsar and Moga districts between Wednesday and Friday.

Desecration of Guru Granth Sahib: Sikh bodies hold black flag protests across state, don’t block roads
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

Sitting on highway dividers and standing along roadsides, the protesters chanted ‘Waheguru path’ and said that no traffic would be disrupted.

Brothers arrested in Bargari ‘desecration’ released from jail
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

The application was moved by Bajakhana SHO Gurdeep Singh.

Farmers force SAD to ‘wind up’ event in Bathinda
Sat, Oct 31, 2015

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was scheduled to attend the function but his visit was cancelled on Thursday evening.

The Migrant Voters: Vote or no vote, Punjab BJP wants to pack trains to Bihar
Thu, Oct 29, 2015

Punjab has some 10 lakh migrants from Bihar, 6 lakh of them voters, and the highest number of them have their elections on November 1 and November 5, said media-in-charge of Punjab BJP.

Villagers believe brothers could not have torn the Bir
Wed, Oct 28, 2015

“My sons are not guilty. The police have framed them,” said Darshan Singh.

Increase interaction with public, says DGP Arora to police officers
Tue, Oct 27, 2015

The meeting was held to take stock of the situation in connection with the alleged sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village in Faridkot district.

‘Drunk’ Bhagwant Mann forced to leave bhog
Mon, Oct 26, 2015

“We are struggling with the case of disrespect to the Guru Granth Sahib and how can a man come drunk on the stage where Guru Granth Sahib Parkash had been done,” said Jagtar Singh.

Sikh outfits to lift road blockades in Punjab
Mon, Oct 26, 2015

Protesters were also told to observe “black Diwali” by not lighting their houses.

Punjab protests: School walls brought down so Dy CM Sukhbir’s chopper can land
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

The district administration broke down Dashmesh Public School’s wall to set up a makeshift helipad close to the gurdwara.

Punjab is burning, time to clean up politics: Kejriwal
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

“Punjab is burning, it is time to clean up this dirty politics,” Kejriwal said after meeting families of Krishan Bhagwan Singh and Gurjeet Singh, who were killed in Behbal Kalan police firing on October 14.

Book protests: Between lines, anger against govt
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

At one point, for several hours, the hashtag #SikhLivesMatter (taking off from #BlackLivesMatter in the US) trended for hours online.

For bhog of two police firing victims, stir called off for a day
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

The decision was taken at a meeting in Bathinda on Friday night, which saw all radical Sikh organisations share a common platform for the first time since the agitation began.

Father of arrested brothers meets Arvind Kejriwal
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

“No innocent should be punished, instead probe should be independent and fair,” said Kejriwal.

Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab BJP chief condemn desecrations
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Sukhbir was in Ferozepur to attend the bhog ceremony of Akhand Path organised at Jaamni Sahib Gurudwara.

Farmers gherao houses of SAD ministers; over 800 detained, released later
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

800 farmers detained, dharna outside house of Majithia, Kairon; protesters stopped outside CM village

Road blockades lifted in parts of Punjab
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

Effigies of Badal, other leaders burnt in Barnala

Sukhbir Singh Badal asks SGPC members, MLAs to hold Akhand Path
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

The deputy chief minister, who is also the Home Minister, has directed the Akali leaders to to be more visible and make more contact with their constituents.

Another case of desecration in Bathinda village
Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Police, however, refuted their claims. “We have deployed police personnel to avert any tension,” said Bathinda SSP.

Army jawan kills 4 relatives, himself in Punjab
Wed, Oct 21, 2015

The Army jawan, who was on leave, killed four people in Sangrur district of Punjab.