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Kejriwal demands death penalty for rape of minors Kejriwal demands death penalty for rape of minors NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded death penalty for those raping minors and also blasted the BJP for defending its MLA accused of raping a teenager in Uttar Pradesh.
Punjab CM appeals to maintain peace, law and order in wake of communal clashes in Phagwara Punjab CM appeals to maintain peace, law and order in wake of communal clashes in Phagwara CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony in the wake of a violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, while warning of stringent action against anyone found disturbing the law and order in the state.
India protests as Pakistan stops Sikh pilgrims from meeting diplomats India protests as Pakistan stops Sikh pilgrims from meeting diplomats NEW DELHI: India has protested to Pakistan after it prevented a group of Sikh pilgrims from meeting the Indian diplomatic staff, the External Affairs Ministry said on Sunday.
No question of Sidhu's resignation in wake of road rage case in SC, says Punjab CM No question of Sidhu's resignation in wake of road rage case in SC, says Punjab CM CHANDIGARH: Scotching speculation that Local Government Minister would be resigning from the state cabinet in view of the Supreme Court case against him, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said there was no question of asking the minister to quit.
Cases against Mithu, Mann and Sukhpal Khaira are false: Gill Commission Cases against Mithu, Mann and Sukhpal Khaira are false: Gill Commission CHANDIGARH: The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Gill Commission has found the cases registered during the Akali-BJP regime against Sukhwinder Singh Mithu, Simranjit Singh Mann and Sukhpal Singh Khaira, to be false, and has recommended action against the officials responsible for registering them, along with cancellation of FIRs as relevant.
Unnao rape: CBI gets 7 day custody of BJP MLA, victim undergoes tests Unnao rape: CBI gets 7 day custody of BJP MLA, victim undergoes tests LUCKNOW: A special CBI court here on Saturday sent, to seven days CBI custody, rape accused Uttar Pradesh BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, while the medical examination of the 17-year-old victim was conducted at a hospital here earlier in the day.
Unnao rape case: CBI detains accused BJP legislator Unnao rape case: CBI detains accused BJP legislator LUCKNOW: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday detained BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar who has been accused with the alleged gang rape of a 17-year-old girl, officials said.
Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi MUMBAI: A special CBI court here on Sunday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs)against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud.
 

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Phagwara returning to normal after three days of communal violence PHAGWARA: Though with the hard efforts, assurance of security and inspiration of SP Phagwara Parminder Singh Bhandal the shopkeepers today opened their shops even in most congested bazar Bansan Wala of the town  after three days of violent clash between two communities on last Friday night, but panic and tension continued among the people on Tuesday.
SC refuses to block release of Nanak film NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the release of regional film "Nanak Shah Fakir" based on the life of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev, saying the Constitution allows filmmakers to make any movie as long as it does not impinge on secularism.
Veteran journalist S. Nihal Singh passes away NEW DELHI : Veteran journalist and editor S. Nihal Singh, a trenchant critic of the Emergency in the mid-seventies and equally of the Modi government, died on Monday following illness. He was 88.
"Sikh American Heritage Day" proclaimed in Illinois by the Governor "Sikh American Heritage Day" proclaimed in Illinois by the Governor CHICAGO: State of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner proclaimed April 14, 2018 as “Sikh American Heritage Day” in Illinois. Representing the Governor the Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguetti came to address the congregation, and present the proclamation to the community at the Sikh Religious Society Palatine Gurdwara congregation hall in a suburb of Chicago.
Former SAD minister Bikram Majithia backs agitating Punjab teachers demanding pay parity Former SAD minister Bikram Majithia backs agitating Punjab teachers demanding pay parity CHANDIGARH: Senior Akali leader Sardar Bikram Singh Majithia today came out strongly in support of the agitating    teachers who have been protesting the government’s decision   to drastically slash their  salaries at the time of regularisation of contractual teachers’ services. The Akali leader said that the teachers demand for protecting their pay at the time of  regularisation of those on contractual assignment is fully justified.
Act tough against culprits of Kathua and Unnao, former civil servants tell Modi NEW DELHI: In a strongly-worded open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a group of former civil servants on Sunday asked him to check the nations "free fall into anarchy" by acting tough against the culprits of the Kathua and Unnao rape cases and the perpetrators of hate crimes across the country.
Kejriwal demands death penalty for rape of minors Kejriwal demands death penalty for rape of minors NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded death penalty for those raping minors and also blasted the BJP for defending its MLA accused of raping a teenager in Uttar Pradesh.
India protests as Pakistan stops Sikh pilgrims from meeting diplomats India protests as Pakistan stops Sikh pilgrims from meeting diplomats NEW DELHI: India has protested to Pakistan after it prevented a group of Sikh pilgrims from meeting the Indian diplomatic staff, the External Affairs Ministry said on Sunday.
Punjab extends suspension of mobile internet services in four districts till April 16 CHANDIGARH: To maintain peace and harmony in the wake of a violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, the Punjab Government has extended the temporary suspension of mobile internet services in 4 districts till April 16, 2018 with immediate effect.
No question of Sidhu's resignation in wake of road rage case in SC, says Punjab CM No question of Sidhu's resignation in wake of road rage case in SC, says Punjab CM CHANDIGARH: Scotching speculation that Local Government Minister would be resigning from the state cabinet in view of the Supreme Court case against him, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said there was no question of asking the minister to quit.
AC auditorium at Rayat Bahra campus soon: V-C AC auditorium at Rayat Bahra campus soon: V-C MOHALI: A multi-specialty hospital, state-of-the-art fully air conditioned ultramodern auditorium and a sports complex are some of the prestige projects coming up at its Rayat Bahra University campus.
Punjab CM appeals to maintain peace, law and order in wake of communal clashes in Phagwara Punjab CM appeals to maintain peace, law and order in wake of communal clashes in Phagwara CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony in the wake of a violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, while warning of stringent action against anyone found disturbing the law and order in the state.
Cases against Mithu, Mann and Sukhpal Khaira are false: Gill Commission Cases against Mithu, Mann and Sukhpal Khaira are false: Gill Commission CHANDIGARH: The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Gill Commission has found the cases registered during the Akali-BJP regime against Sukhwinder Singh Mithu, Simranjit Singh Mann and Sukhpal Singh Khaira, to be false, and has recommended action against the officials responsible for registering them, along with cancellation of FIRs as relevant.
Phagwara clash: Internet services suspended in four Punjab districts CHANDIGARH: Internet services were suspended in four districts of Punjab on Saturday after tension gripped the industrial town of Phagwara following clashes between the Hindu and Dalit groups over a poster of Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar.
Unnao rape: CBI gets 7 day custody of BJP MLA, victim undergoes tests Unnao rape: CBI gets 7 day custody of BJP MLA, victim undergoes tests LUCKNOW: A special CBI court here on Saturday sent, to seven days CBI custody, rape accused Uttar Pradesh BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, while the medical examination of the 17-year-old victim was conducted at a hospital here earlier in the day.
Notice to media houses for disclosing Kathua rape victim's identity NEW DELHI : The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to several media houses for disclosing the identity of an eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.
Punjab Health Minister announces to install Biometric attendance system in all district hospitals Punjab Health Minister announces to install Biometric attendance system in all district hospitals JALANDHAR:  With an aim to ensure the attendance of Doctors and other paramedical staff in the state run hospitals ,the Health and Family welfare Minister Mr. Bram Mohindra today announced to install Biometric attendance system in all 22 District civil hospitals till mid may.
AAP to 'gherao' PM's residence over Unnao, Kathua rape NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will 'gherao' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence here on Sunday over what it said on Friday was his silence on the rapes in Unnao and Kathua.
Unnao rape case: CBI detains accused BJP legislator Unnao rape case: CBI detains accused BJP legislator LUCKNOW: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday detained BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar who has been accused with the alleged gang rape of a 17-year-old girl, officials said.
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Punjab Government transfers 32 IPS and 5 PPS officers CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government today issued transfer and posting orders of 32 IPS and 5 PPS officers with immediate effect.
Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi MUMBAI: A special CBI court here on Sunday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs)against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud.
Sunil Jakhar slams Modi govt for murdering democracy by ruining budget session of Parliament Sunil Jakhar slams Modi govt for murdering democracy by ruining budget session of Parliament CHANDIGARH: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President and Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur Mr. Sunil Jakhar today said that the NDA government has murdered democracy by stalling Parliament's proceedings throughout the second half of current Budget session.

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Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus Capt Amarinder Singh expressing inability to act against Bikram Majithia exposes SAD-Congress nexus CHANDIGARH: The statement by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh showing his inability to act agaisnt former SAD minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged involvement in drug racket has led to political storm in the state and also dismayed the Congress Ministers and MLA's demanding to put Majithia in Jail.
RSS factor triggers war of atrition between BJP and SAD Would SAD break its alliance with BJP after Akal Takht edict against RSS-the mentor of BJP ? RSS move to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh anniversary triggers major controversy and Sikh protests

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India stunned by Sridevi's death India stunned by Sridevi's death MUMBAI: Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, passed away in Dubai, plunging the entire country into a pall of gloom as her fans and admirers expressed shock and disbelief. The actress breathed her last on Saturday night at around 11 p.m. She was rushed to the nearby Rashid Hospital but pronounced dead on admission.
Bollywood actress Sridevi died of cardiac arrest 'Sat Shri Akaal England’ will be a roller-coaster ride of emotions and laughter- Ammy Virk Rakishly good looking actor who became India's first international star
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