Punjab protests

Punjab protests News

Ravidas temple demolition: Both govt and Oppn in support, Dalit bodies flex muscle, shut down Punjab

The Doaba region, comprising Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur and home to largest concentration of SC population in Punjab, witnessed a complete shutdown.

Railways cancels 25 trains, diverts seven over farmer protests in Punjab

The farmers are staging a protest to press for various demands, including the implementation of the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission report.


A vein of discontent

This has provoked a power struggle within the SGPC, as the longstanding hegemony of the increasingly discredited Badal leadership is challenged.

Book protests: Between lines, anger against govt

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

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to visit trouble-hit Punjab

Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh, who is in-charge of the party's Punjab affairs, said apart from meeting families of people dead in the violence, Kejriwal will also pay obeisance at the Golden Temple.

'Shootout At Wadala' row: Sonu Sood's family attacked in Punjab

The protestors swooped down on Sonu Sood's unsuspecting family,causing them to panic.