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Capt Amarinder ridicules Badal for trying to divert attention from SIT probe in sacrilege case

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ridiculed Akali Dal leader and his predecessor, Parkash Singh Badal, for the latter’s desperate attempts to divert public attention from the ongoing SIT investigation against him in the Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan firing cases by claiming it to be politically motivated.

UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya surrenders before court in poll code violation case, gets bail

UTTAR PRADESH: Uttar Pradesh Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, who had surrendered before a Prayagraj court in two cases of violation of model code of conduct and a ten-year old case linked to a dispute of Durga Puja Pandal committee.

What’s going on in Delhi, asks Arvind Kejriwal after shots fired outside AAP leader’s house

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader on Friday reacted to the attack on his party’s councillor from south Delhi’s Sangam Vihar Jitendra Kumar, who said around two dozen men opened fire at his home.

Haryana Governor gives sanction to prosecute Hooda in AJL case

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya on Thursday approved prosecution of Congress leader and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in the Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) case on illegal re-allotment of land to the promoters of The National Herald newspaper.

IAAF vetting panel chair Barrister Akere Muna quits

MONACO: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Friday accepted the resignation of Vetting Panel Chair, Barrister Akere Muna. Mr Muna, who was a candidate in the recent Presidential election in the Republic of Cameroon, tendered his resignation following a judgment by the Cameroon courts based on what he describes as a politically motivated accusation. He is actively appealing the judgment.

Bangladesh court jails ex-PM Zia for 7 years for graft

DHAKA: A special court in Bangladesh’s capital has sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to seven years in jail involving a charity fund named after her late husband.

RSS won't accept Muslims: Mayawati

NEW DELHI: The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said on Thursday.

Release Bhaur and withdraw politically motivated case : Dal Khalsa to Amarinder Singh

JALANDHAR:  Dal Khalsa today strongly condemned the Punjab government for arresting former general secretary SGPC Sukhdev Singh Bhaur under section 295-A and other provisions of Information Technology. The organization believes the arrest is patently motivated by other than legal reasons.

Sharif challenges his 10-year jail term

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction and sought suspension of the guilty verdict, media reports said on Monday.

Sharif, daughter on way to Pakistan to face jail

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, both sentenced to long jail terms in Avenfield properties corruption case, are due to return home from London on Friday to begin their prison sentence.

Stormy Daniels arrested at strip club

American porn star Stormy Daniels was arrested at a strip club for allegedly allowing a patron to touch her while on stage in a "nonsexual manner", her lawyer, Michael Avenatti said Thursday morning.

Gill Commission submits 7th interim report on false cases,recommends cancellation of 21 FIRs

 Mehtab Singh Gill Commission on Wednesday submitted to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh its 7th Interim report on politically motivated, false cases registered during the erstwhile SAD-BJP regime.

Punjab CM announces 6-member oversight committee to examine history syllabus

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced the constitution of a 6-member Oversight Committee, headed by eminent historian Prof. Kirpal Singh, to examine the recommendations of the 2014 panel that had reviewed the History syllabus and to oversee all history books in the future.

Chhina accuses opposition Political Parties’ Impeachment attempt as `Politically Motivated’ `Attack on Judiciary’

Punjab Bhartiya Janta Party senior leader Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today hit at the opposition Congress and other allied parties for raking unnecessary controversy by launching an unprecedented bid to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. He said the attempt smacks of political motives behind without realizing that it will lower the prestige and independence of the judiciary which is prominently enshrined in the constitution.

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.

Gangstger's allegations against Dhindsa family hots up Punjab political scene

CHANDIGARH: Serious allegations of pushing youth into crime and exploiting young girls made by a gangster against a close relative of former Punjab Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa have brought the Dhindsa family on backfoot and given an opportunity to opposition to attack SAD leaders.

Triple talaq bill politically motivated, feel Muslim intelligentsia, women's groups

The triple talaq bill, unilaterally drafted and brought by the Narendra Modi government, is politically motivated, feels the Muslim intelligentsia cutting across sectarian lines and schools of thought -- but they are happy that the controversy has created awareness in the public mind about the evils of the practice.

AAP MLA’s express solidarity with Sukhpal Singh Khaira

AAP MLA’s expressed complete solidarity with Mr. Sukhpal Singh Khaira Leader of Opposition and termed his summoning in the drug case, a classic case of planned political vendetta against him. AAP MLA’s stated, that they have complete faith in the abilities of Mr. Khaira who has been fighting corruption, injustice and different kinds of mafia in Punjab for the last more than one decade. Unable to digest his onslaught the previous Badal regime had registered six FIR’s against him, which fell flat when subjected to scrutiny of law, stated AAP MLA’s.

Punjab still has the lowest power tariff in North,barring Himachal Pradesh : Capt Amarinder

Contrary to the false opposition charges and the deceptive statements carried by a section of the media, the power tariff in Punjab continues to be the lowest in the northern region, except for Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said here on Tuesday.

Gill commission submits report to Punjab CM, identifies 47 cases of vendetta

CHANDIGARH: The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Singh Gill Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday submitted to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh its second interim report, which has found political vendetta involved in all the 47 cases identified by it as false.


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