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Sangrur: Green court asks Punjab forest conservator to act against tree felling

May 28, 2021 4:39 am

For months, the residents of Sangrur have been protesting against the axing of trees by PWD for a road-widening project.

‘Will be penned down in history’: Sangrur citizens write to Singla about ‘merciless’ tree felling

April 23, 2021 10:08 pm

Residents say excess trees cut without required permissions; PWD rejects claims

Sangrur: PWD chops trees for road widening, residents hold one-minute silence in protest

March 15, 2021 5:48 am

Sangrur, once called the ‘city of gardens’, was known for its green cover and was built by erstwhile Maharaja of Jind on the pattern of Jaipur.

Dalits fighting for panchayat land share protest again, 125 arrested

July 30, 2020 10:27 am

Villagers have been protesting for the past 71 days, demanding their rights to do group farming on village panchayat land reserved for Dalits. They have been sitting on dharna in vacant agriculture fields since May 20.

Punjab: Protests erupt in Sangrur after two-year-old stuck in borewell dies

June 11, 2019 1:04 pm

Fatehveer Singh's family has also questioned the administration over the delay and following a merciless way to pull out the child from the borewell on Day 6 of the rescue operation.

Malerkotla: Where a mandir and a masjid share more than a nine-inch common wall

May 18, 2019 4:48 pm

In the Muslim-majority Malerkotla town and Hindu-majority Somsons Colony— it has some Sikh families but not a single Muslim household — Laxmi Narayan Mandir and Aqsa Masjid stand next to each other, as a testimony to the communal harmony fabric of this town.

‘PDA has one point agenda — to make a dent in AAP’s vote bank’: Bhagwant Mann

April 15, 2019 3:30 am

"In 2014 and 2017, the party was spreading its wings in Punjab and hence assistance was provided to us by the Delhi team. But now party organisation is in place and we have been given a free hand," says AAP's Sangrur candidate Bhagwant Mann.

Decision 2019: In video appeal, AAP’s Bhagwant Mann seeks campaign funds from public

April 04, 2019 7:37 am

In the ten-minute video, posted on Mann's Facebook page on Wednesday, the party's state chief can be seen saying, "We can beat the candidates in honesty and transparency but we cannot beat them in money."

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Ex-AAP rivals to slug it out as LIP fields Jassi Jasraj against Bhagwant Mann

March 31, 2019 8:43 am

Jasraj had in the past accused Mann of having sabotaged his election campaign in 2014. He had gone on record saying that Mann deliberately did not allow AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to campaign for him in Bathinda.

Sangrur cops blame unarmed youths for firing, say they admitted to mistake

August 25, 2015 8:27 am

The Sangrur Police on Monday said the case, relating to six of its personnel having fired at two unarmed men, had been closed