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SC dismisses plea against Chhattisgarh's Agusta copter purchase

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking probe into alleged irregularities in Chhatisgrah's AgustaWestland helicopter purchase for VIPs in 2006-07 and also into the foreign bank accounts purportedly linked to Chief Minister Raman Singh's son.

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.

Capt Amarinder Singh slams Sampla for misleading people on MC poll eve

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday slammed the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Vijay Sampla for his politically motivated statement on the nine months of the Congress rule, saying not just nine but more than 100 poll promises had already been fulfilled by the government.

Republican lawmaker commits suicide amid sexual molestation allegations

A Republican lawmaker has committed suicide after denying accusations of sexually molesting a teenage girl, police said.

BJP slams Delhi government for putting odd-even on hold

The BJP on Saturday alleged that the Arvind Kejriwal government has admitted its administrative failure by putting on hold the decision to implement the odd-even scheme in Delhi.

Drop NSA charges against Chadrashekhar! Repeal NSA, demands PUDR

NEW DELHI: Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) strongly condemns the imposition of the National Security Act (NSA) against Bhim Army's founder leader Chandrashekhar Azad by Yogi Adityanath's government, on 3 November 2017, a day after he was granted bail by Allahabad High Court.

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.

SAD throws weight behind Amit Shah, flays Rahul Gandhi for allegations against Jay Shah

CHANDIGARH:  Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal has came to the rescue of BJP president Amit Shah on the issue sudden rise of company of his son Jay Shah and rebutted the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's allegations against BJP president, describing it 'manifestation of the Congress scion's political frustration'. 

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.

CBI arrests BJD MLA in Odisha chit fund scam

Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal was on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha.

UNESCO head, journalist and human rights groups condemn Lankesh killing

Condemning the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and leaders of human rights and journalism groups have added their voices to calls for Indian authorities to bring the attackers to justice.

Row over SGPC move to set up advisory panel for Akal Takht Jathedar

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR: In an apparent bid to incapacitate Akal Takht Jathedar, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee(SGPC) has formed an eleven member advisorty panel to help Akal Takht take its decisions. The decision seems politically motivated to keep Akal Takht Jathedar under check.

Khaira suffering from selective amnesia: Rana Gurjeet

Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh today lashed out at the Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira for his political opportunism and cheap publicity gimmicks wherein he has been questioning the due legal process.

SAD delegation meets DGP and submits list of false cases to him

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today submitted a list of false politically motivated cases registered at the instance of Congress leaders in Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency to Punjab police chief Suresh Arora and asked him to get all these cases examined so that justice could be served to the victims of Congress repression.

Women's clamour against liquor in Himachal grows louder

Punjab News Express/Vishal Gulati
SHIMLA : It's definitely not going to leave men on a high in Himachal Pradesh, literally!

AAP Minister faces CBI probe in money laundering case

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The CBI on Tuesday said it has registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in an alleged money laundering case. The AAP leader claimed he was innocent.

Khalsa College Management to take Legal Action Against Sukhjinder Lally Majithia

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR : Khalsa College management today took strong exception to the false and frivolous allegations made by Congress leader Sukhjinder Raj Lalli Majithia against the Khalsa College Charitable Society (KCCS), which is imparting the education to thousands of students. Terming the allegations as product of `imaginative thinking’ of Lally, the management said they were seeking the legal opinion to file the defamatory case against Majithia.

Sidhu to take call on whether or not to contest Amritsar LS bypoll, says Captain Amarinder

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Indicating an announcement soon by Navjot Singh Sidhu on his role in the Punjab Congress, party president Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the decision on whether or not to contest the Amritsar Lok Sabha bypoll had been left to the ex-cricketer.

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