Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Opinion

Is land record a hurdle to direct MSP e-payment to farmers in Punjab?

NEW DELHI: In a move that ensures transparency in the system and serves the farmers' needs, almost all the states have implemented direct MSP payment to the farmers for the crops procured from them, but Punjab is still not ready to introduce direct e-payment to the farmers bypassing the commission agents (Arhtiyas).

Ruling parties in India and Pakistan on same page, facing opposition onslaught

CHANDIGARH: The two neighbouring countries India and Pakistan are facing similar political scenerio and ruling parties in both the countries are facing wrath of opposition parties.

SFJ announces 'global referendum' from UK in Aug 2021

NEW DELHI:Banned secessionist outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) on Wednesday announced to organise a "global referendum" from the UK on August 15, 2021.

Temples must be free of govt control, says top VHP leader

NEW DELHI: Alok Kumar, International Working President of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), has demanded that temples across the country be freed of government control. Kumar said that such are the laws in certain states that there isn't even a single Hindu devotee in the temple committees. Only bureaucrats are running the show in governance of temple operations.

Biden cabinet a return of 'crisis tested' career bureaucrats with Ivy League stamp

NEW YORK: The career bureaucrats are roaring back. When US President-elect Joe Biden formally introduces his national security team to the nation on Tuesday, it will signal a stark departure of Donald Trump-era theatrics and the return to power of what the Biden team likes to call "crisis-tested" subject matter experts who are expected to bring a more traditional style to governing.

Opposition should accept the mandate: Bihar Dy CM Tarkishore 

PATNA: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarkishore Prasad said the opposition should accept the mandate and support the government in the state with a positive state of mind as its role is important in a democracy.

Once mocked as 'navsakhiya', Tejashwi Yadav proves his mettle

'The Water Phoenix' author Rituparna Chatterjee is courage personified

NEW DELHI:How many women have the courage to portray in graphic detail the sexual abuse they have suffered from age six? Rituparna Chatterjee grew up through the "sheer hell" of it -- and "healed and made peace with the demons" to write "The Water Phoenix" (Bloomsbury), a memoir that she describes not as a catharsis for her but one which she hopes will serve as purge for the many grownups who have never spoken out about their own horrors of being abused and who are already reaching out.

Song stuck in your head? Just hum to search on Google

NEW DELHI: In a delight for music lovers, Google has announced a new capability where you can hum, whistle or sing a melody to find out the song that has been stuck in your head -- no lyrics, artist name or perfect pitch required.

"Punjab CM's CPS Suresh Kumar is peeved at state not defending him in the High Court"

CHANDIGARH: Suresh Kumar, a retired IAS officer working as Chief Principal Secretary to Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh is a man of few words but he makes a good copy when he lets loose his patience and reconciles time and again. He keeps the media guessing when gossips about his 'love hate' relationship with the CMO hits the newspaper headlines.

Would Akal Takht Jathedar summon Badals to admit their sins before Sikh clergy and seek apology?

Strong sentiment of hatred against Badal family building up in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Over hundereds of incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, and subsequent incidents of police firing on the protesting Sikhs which led to killing of two youth during last two years of Parkash Singh Badal government in Punjab had flared up the Sikh sentiments.

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

CHANDIGARH: Irked over attack on RSS for celebrating Guru Gobind Singh birthday, the The Bhartiya Janta Party today made a frontal attack on Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) and blamed them for harming Sikh Community more tahn anyone else.

Would SAD break its alliance with BJP after Akal Takht edict against RSS-the mentor of BJP ?

CHANDIGARH: The big trouble is brewing for Shiromani Akali Dal headed by Sukhbir Singh Badal after RSS sponsored funcion in Delhi to commenorate the 'Parkash Utsav' of tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh ji on his martyrdom day.

RSS move to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh anniversary triggers major controversy and Sikh protests

CHANDIGARH: A majir controversy has started over RSS move to celebrate 350th birth annivesaray of Tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh for which the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat a frontal organisation of RSS is holding a funtion in Delhi on October 25.

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