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Fatehveer death case: A day after, protests continue in Sangrur, dug pit yet to be filled

On Wednesday, protests took place in various parts of the state, including Sangrur city, Moga, Barnala and Ludhiana. However, it was quiet in Bhagwanpura village where family of Fatehveer had appealed for calm. Villagers here only conducted a candle light march.

Punjab: To tide over water crisis, farmers turn to pipelines for irrigation

Experts claims that with 42 lakh hectares under cultivation, including 30 lakh hectares under rice, the state government needs to do its best in bringing more area under the scheme.


Punjab re-issues guidelines for digging borewells

The guidelines, issued by the deputy commissioners of all districts, state that anyone who wants to dig a new borewell in a rural or urban area needs to get approval from the sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) or block development panchayat officer (BDPO) and district magistrate.

Fatehveer death case: Daylight murder, says Sukhbir; Cheema demands Amarinder's resignation

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal led the charge terming the death a “daylight murder” and targetted Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for enjoying holidays in hills at a time when such a tragedy was unfolding.

Fatehveer death case: All that was needed to prevent this tragedy — A Rs 500 borewell cap

Soon after the body of two-year-old Fatehveer was pulled out of a 125-ft borewell in an over 100-hr rescue operation that many said was botched, Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the deputy commissioners of all districts to get open borewells closed.

Punjab: Govt, rescuers pull out body 109 hours after two-year-old fell into 125-feet pit

The child was rushed to PGI Chandigarh by ambulance, but was declared dead on arrival. The autopsy report said he had died three to four days back due to "hypoxia consequent to suffocation and smothering in a borewell".


Punjab: NRI groom ‘assaulted’ in Hoshiarpur

Harvinder Singh, in his late 40s, who hails from Jalandhar and is now based in the US, had come to a gurdwara here to get his second marriage solemnised.

Punjab: Organisational structure soon, says Damdami Taksal

Till now, the head of Damdami Taksal was the only representative of the body and all decisions were taken at his level.

Missing file from Punjab CMO: Inquiry indicts IFS officer

The file had gone missing on April 12 from the office of Amrit Kaur Gill, Deputy Principal Secretary to CM.

Punjab: Speaker Rana KP Singh personally gave us plot allotment letters, say beneficiaries

The scheme, introduced when the SAD-BJP was in power, provided five marlas of land to Scheduled Caste families who do not have any land or their own home.