India lacks political will to take initiative in Balochistan: Naela Qadri Baloch

India lacks political will to take initiative in Balochistan: Naela Qadri Baloch

India is our friend and we have absolutely no problem in being called RAW agents.

Punjab's political parties spar over ‘wheat scam’

Punjab's political parties spar over ‘wheat scam’

In a statement on Thursday, CM Parkash Badal asked the Congress and the AAP to “stop praying for death and destruction only so that they could get an opportunity to exploit it.”

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It has also drawn up an ‘action plan’ to inspect all the buildings in the vicinity.

On April 24, ozone levels hit 75 parts per billion or 150 µg/m³, the first sharp rise seen during the scheme, from around 62 parts per billion or 124 µg/m³ the preceding day.

Nitin said he had put together the project with a shoebox he got from a neighbour and a roll of cotton his brother got for him.

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Referring to the recent Barnala suicide case, where a farmer and his mother committed suicide, the association has threatened that those farmers who participated in dharnas in this particular case would not get any advances from the ahrtiyas in the future.

Rocky murder case: SAD MP visits Rocky’s village, faces flak from BJP, Congress
Rocky murder case: SAD MP visits Rocky’s village, faces flak from BJP, Congress

However, Ghubaya could not meet most of the family members as they were off to Himachal to bring back the body, while his ailing mother Harmohinder Kaur had been admitted to the hospital.

But I’m only one out of Punjab jail, says ‘key suspect’ Jaipal
But I’m only one out of Punjab jail, says ‘key suspect’ Jaipal

On Sunday, Jaipal, a known gangster named by the police as the “prime suspect” for the daylight killing, updated his Facebook status to rubbish all other rival claims to the killing as a “bundle of lies”.

‘Staged’ attack: Day later, Shiv Sena man’s father blames cops

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Jamsher solid waste plant: SAD workers want CM’s written assurance on shelving of project
Jamsher solid waste plant: SAD workers want CM’s written assurance on shelving of project

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‘Political patronage shielding gangsters’: Navjot Kaur Sidhu
‘Political patronage shielding gangsters’: Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Sidhu also said that soon she will be writing to the Punjab DGP Suresh Arora, CM Parkash Singh Badal and central government to intervene in the case.

Trying his luck in politics, Jaswinder ‘Rocky’ Singh wanted to leave ‘violent’ past behind
Trying his luck in politics, Jaswinder ‘Rocky’ Singh wanted to leave ‘violent’ past behind

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Punjab mother-son suicide: SAD-BJP leaders stage dharna, extend support to Ahrtiya
Punjab mother-son suicide: SAD-BJP leaders stage dharna, extend support to Ahrtiya

Leaders of the ruling alliance, SAD-BJP, leaders came out in support of Ahrtiya Teja Singh and blamed farmer unions for the incident.

SAD party kisi di jaagir nahin hai: Akali MLA Inderbir Singh Bolaria
SAD party kisi di jaagir nahin hai: Akali MLA Inderbir Singh Bolaria

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Fazilka Heritage Festival begins today

The annual heritage fest was started by Graduates Welfare Association of Fazilka in 2006 to bring in limelight this small historical town which lies near the Indo-Pakistan border.

Funds for home district: Punjab CM Badal offers Rs 80 cr in grants to Muktsar town area
Funds for home district: Punjab CM Badal offers Rs 80 cr in grants to Muktsar town area

15 Congress workers arrested for ‘causing disruptions’

Bhullar release on parole: We celebrated Diwali, says residents of Dyalpura Bhaika village
Bhullar release on parole: We celebrated Diwali, says residents of Dyalpura Bhaika village

This village is where Bhullar grew up. His paternal cousins, Mukhtair Singh and Gurjant Singh, still live here with their families.

Alma mater remembers Bhullar: From an ‘intelligent engineering student and quiet teacher’ to a Khalistani militant
Alma mater remembers Bhullar: From an ‘intelligent engineering student and quiet teacher’ to a Khalistani militant

Bhullar, convicted for the 1993 Delhi bomb blast, was released on parole for three weeks Saturday.

Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary — ECZ boundary: Haryana sends proposals to Centre
Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary — ECZ boundary: Haryana sends proposals to Centre

The documents released by the government however indicates that the 1 km distance will not be uniform across the Haryana side of the sanctuary.

Poppy husk ban in Rajasthan: ‘Slight increase in patients’
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National Panchayat awards: Six gram panchayats set to get honours

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Rallies cancelled: Captain Amarinder writes to Canadian govt about ‘gag order’
Rallies cancelled: Captain Amarinder writes to Canadian govt about ‘gag order’

In a strongly-worded letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, quoting the Canadian constitution to make his point, Amarinder, he was disappointed and questioned the premise on which the permission had been denied.

SAD MLA Avinash Chander, kin fail to show up at ED office again
SAD MLA Avinash Chander, kin fail to show up at ED office again

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Punjab to make fresh bid for Pamma extradition

The district police have launched a fresh attempt to extradite Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Paramjeet Singh Pamma who was arrested in December last year in Portugal.

Bihar polls add to Punjab’s grain woes
Bihar polls add to Punjab’s grain woes

Farmers of the state say that the markets are flooding with the produce but as there isn’t many to help lift the harvest in the markets, there is hardly any space for new arrivals.