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50-guest limit at weddings ‘too liberal’, says lawyer, moves high court to get it reduced

Chandigarh: HC asks lower courts for inputs on post-lockdown plan

April 24, 2020 12:28:18 pm

The Bar Association has also requested the HC to end the need for mentioning of anticipatory bails, regular bails, habeas corpus and protection matters and asked it to list them automatically through the video conferencing mode.

Congress-NCP logjam over Lok Sabha seat sharing continues

Congress-NCP logjam over Lok Sabha seat sharing continues

October 22, 2018 8:33:03 am

While the NCP has been insisting on 24-24 seat formula, the Congress is pitching for the 2014 format of 27-21 seats.

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SAD’s Sadbhawna rally: Party targets 7,000 people per constituency for first event

November 20, 2015 9:19:11 am

Bathinda will play host to the first of six rallies that the party has envisaged as a damage-control exercise following the widespread protests across the state since September.

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Akal Takht takes back decision to pardon Dera head Gurmeet Ram Rahim

October 16, 2015 3:02:00 pm

The decision was taken in a sudden meeting held at Akal Takht on Friday afternoon and the reason for taking back the decision was due to strong opposition of Sikhs.

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Govt has promised to form panel for better price: Basmati farmers

October 14, 2015 8:53:58 am

“Farmers feel that Modi spoiled relations with Iran and it has badly hit the prices of basmati,” said Satnam Singh Ajnala, Jamhoori Kisan Sabha leader.

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‘Tactical’ truce to help SAD, Dera Sacha Sauda

December 25, 2015 11:36:54 pm

Many called the move a well-crafted strategy by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to woo nearly 70 lakh followers of the dera across the state, especially after the dera-factor helped BJP in Haryana.

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Remembering artist Shiv Singh: Painting competition held for students at Panchkula school

September 27, 2015 4:05:51 am

More than 60 students from various schools of the city participated in the competition that was organised to pay tribute to noted artist late Shiv Singh.

CSIO foundation day: Over 1,500 students visit labs, interact with scientists

September 27, 2015 3:53:19 am

Over 1,500 students from various schools, colleges and other institutes visited various laboratories of the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), which were thrown open to the general public to mark the 73rd CSIR Foundation Day Saturday. The students also interacted with scientists and witnessed live demonstrations of the instruments developed at CSIO. A team of […]

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Panjab University Senate to discuss key issues in meet today

September 27, 2015 3:45:36 am

The Senate will also look into the funds that have been approved for various developmental projects at PU in the last three months.

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Going back to Mirchpur: Displaced Dalit victims live in tents on a farmhouse

September 27, 2015 1:08:16 am

Of the 130 families at the farm, houses of 18 were burnt down in the riots. The state government gave the 18 Rs 25.11 lakh as compensation and built homes for them under the Indira Awas Yojana.

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MSG-2 screened at Bathinda: Akal Takht Jathedar’s effigy burnt at Ajnala

September 26, 2015 8:34:46 am

Even as Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s movie MSG-2 was screened in Bathinda on Friday, a Sikh body burnt an effigy of Akal Takht Jathedar Gaini Gurbachan Singh for forgiving the dera head. “It was for the first time when Akal Takht Jathedar’s effigy was burnt. Whenever an Akal Takht Jathedar has […]

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Mecca tragedy: Some confusion, but all from Punjab are safe

September 26, 2015 8:31:33 am

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal offered condolences to the relatives of those who died in stampede and prayed for safe return of the Haj pilgrims of India.

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Malerkotla: After 2 yrs, Badal attends Eid function

September 26, 2015 8:27:01 am

Ever since Bhagwant Mann won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Sangrur, Chief Minister Prakash SIngh Badal has not been seen at many public functions at Malerkotla.

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Congress infighting: Another signature campaign on? Rahul Gandhi aides deny move

September 26, 2015 8:22:12 am

Sources said Rahul’s loyalists are trying again to move a resolution in the Congress Legislative Party (CLP).

Bathinda farmer suicide: Dharna continues, union seeks compensation for family of deceased

September 26, 2015 8:18:22 am

The unions said the body will not be cremated until a compensation of Rs 10 lakh is granted to the kin of the deceased.

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Whitefly attack compensation: Cotton farmers paid ‘peanuts’ by cheque

September 26, 2015 8:11:24 am

Many complain that they received cheques worth only Rs 80, Rs 149, Rs 760 and so on instead of the promised Rs 8,000 per acre

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AAP: No more farmer suicides if voted to power

September 26, 2015 8:05:27 am

The rally was attended by AAP Punjab convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann.

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Monsoon session of Punjab Assembly: SAD-BJP govt fails to address key issues

September 26, 2015 7:39:47 am

Ill-prepared ministers who had not anticipated follow-up questions also made a poor impression.

At PAU’s Kisan Mela, a paen to kabaddi WC

September 26, 2015 7:27:32 am

Singer Harinder Sandhu praised the government for organising the world cup and giving due respect to kabaddi players.

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Three guests skip PAU’s Kisan Mela, varsity V-C B S Dhillon made chief guest

September 26, 2015 7:25:38 am

Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki who was supposed to be the chief guest, along with Agriculture Minister Tota Singh and Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema failed to turn up at the venue.

Police Monday registered an FIR against principal Ravindra Ram on a complaint filed by the missing student’s father Om Prakash Rai, a constable with the UP Police.

Meet on new education policy in Haryana: Exams in classes 5 & 8, no mid-day meals

September 26, 2015 7:15:33 am

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development had sought suggestions from every state for the formation of the new education policy.

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‘Low-waist’ trousers can put Punjab cops in trouble

September 26, 2015 9:05:35 am

Tailors who specialise in police uniforms in Sector 17 in Chandigarh said the number of cops opting for low-waist trousers has seen a sharp increase in a couple of years.

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8 yrs on, Akal Takht pardons Dera Sacha Sauda chief

September 25, 2015 3:43:40 am

The Akal Takht pardoned Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who had been accused of hurting Sikh religious sentiments after wearing an attire allegedly similar to that of Guru Gobind Singh.

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Congress asks Amarinder, Bajwa ‘not to harm party’

September 23, 2015 2:47:24 am

Congress general secretary in charge of Punjab Shakeel Ahmed told Amarinder and Bajwa not to make public statements against each other, saying that their “statements are not good for the health of the party.”

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BJP govt accuses Khemka of ‘procedural irregularities’, documents show otherwise

September 23, 2015 1:35:01 am

Documents and file notings accessed by The Indian Express reveal discrepancies that contradict the government’s stance.