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A month after blaze, business as usual at illegal Mohali market

After the October fire destroyed the entire market in Lakhnaur, some shopkeepers had shifted to another place on Landran-Chunni road, but they returned citing bad business.

Chandigarh fire dept starts probe, police says no complaint yet

The market has been functioning here without any requisite permission since 1984. In 1992, Furniture Market Association-53 got a stay from the Punjab and Haryana High Court against a Union Territory administration’s move to evacuate them.

Sikh priest murder: Pesticide, syringe used in crime recovered, one more held

Police also claimed recovery of a syringe which the accused allegedly used to inject pesticide in his veins before shooting him in head with .32 bore revolver.

Kamal Nath yet to come clean on his role in 1984 riots: Sandhu, Phoolka

Kamal Nath had been appointed the Congress in-charge of Punjab in 2016 but had to quit his post within three days because of the uproar over the move among the Sikh community.

Chandigarh: Will sort differences with Daduwal, says Dhyan Singh Mand

While talking to The Indian Express, Mand said,”Daduwal did a lot of work for the Morcha and his contribution cannot be denied. However, we took all decisions about Morcha after mutual discussions and only after that reached at a conclusion. This is a minor issue of the panth, we will resolve it soon.”

No written plea to take away Fakhar-e-Kaum title: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh

Some political leaders, including dissident AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira, have demanded that the title be taken away.

Chandigarh: SGPC with us, we are the real Akali Dal, says Parkash Singh Badal

Parkash Singh Badal told the gathering, “Until then, you should offer support to his son Parminder Kolianwali - and help him in the panchayat polls as well.”

Chandigarh: Rahul’s poll success comes as shot in arm for Navjot Sidhu

Just days ago, some Punjab ministers wanted him sacked from the Cabinet following his seemingly mocking remarks against Amarinder on the sidelines of the Congress campaign in Telangana.

Chandigarh: Phoolka meets Speaker, reiterates decision to resign from Assembly

Phoolka, who represents Dakhha constituency in Ludhiana, had submitted his resignation to the Speaker in September citing his decision to resign from his Assembly seat.

Alarm bells ringing for NDA & BJP ahead of 2019: Akali MP Naresh Gujral

Akali MP also said he felt it was important for the country to be led by NDA, but added, “However they need to get off from their high horse and start talking to regional parties”.

Punjab Congress lauds party’s good show in three states, Amarinder sees ‘upswing’

Reacting to the assembly poll results declared Tuesday, the Chief Minister said the Congress’s performance “showed that the party was on an upswing across the country.”

Natural farming can check drop in water table, says Himachal Governor

Governor Acharya Devvrat spoke about results of ‘Zero Budget Natural Farming’ model of agriculture being used at his Gurukul spread in 175 acres in Kurukshetra where “no pesticides or chemical fertilizers like DAP or Urea are used”.

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