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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.

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!

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.

Capt Amarinder dismisses IT complaint as malafide, politically motivated

Punjab News Express 
NEW DELHI: Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has dismissed as malafide and politically motivated the IT prosecution complaint against him in an alleged foreign assets case.

BJP slams Bandh call given by the Oppositon Move politically motivated

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR: Coming down heavily on the Opposition parties for giving a nationwide ‘Bharat Bandh’ call on November 28, the Punjab unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party today stated that the move was politically motivated. 


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