Tuesday, 16 April 2024

Punjab

Farmers observe black day widely across India, effigies of Amit Shah, Khattar and Anil Viz burned
Farmer Agitation

Farmers observe black day widely across India, effigies of Amit Shah, Khattar and Anil Viz burned

NEW DELHI: The deep anger among the farmers and workers across India on the murder of the young farmer Shubhkaran Singh at Kannouri border of Punjab by the Haryana Police and the Union Home Ministry under Amit Shah was reflected in wide spread observation of Black Day/ Aakrosh Day on Friday, 23rd February 2024.

Akal Takht Jathedar asks Amritpal Singh and families of detainees to end their hunger strike, not permitted in Sikhism
Sikh Identity

Akal Takht Jathedar asks Amritpal Singh and families of detainees to end their hunger strike, not permitted in Sikhism

AMRITSAR: Giani Raghbir Singh Jathedar Akal Takht highest seat of Sikh religion has appealed to Bhai Amritpal Singh and his companions and their families detained in the Dibrugarh Jail of Assam that since there is no concept of hunger strike in Sikhism, they should give up their hunger strike.

Instead of the Rangla Punjab festival, the CM must ensure justice for Shubhkaran Singh: Bajwa
Farmer Agitation

Instead of the Rangla Punjab festival, the CM must ensure justice for Shubhkaran Singh: Bajwa

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab's Leader of the Opposition (LoP), Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday lambasted the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for conducting Rangla Punjab festival in Amritsar at the time when the entire Punjab grieving the brutal murder of Punjab's young son, Shubhkaran Singh,

Bikram Majithia asks Haryana Police to hand over kidnapped Sikh youth to family-warns Punjab Government of consequences
Farmer Agitation

Bikram Majithia asks Haryana Police to hand over kidnapped Sikh youth to family-warns Punjab Government of consequences

'Dilli Chalo' protest march by farmers stayed till Feb 29
Farmer Agitation

'Dilli Chalo' protest march by farmers stayed till Feb 29

CHANDIGARH: With the deadlock between farmer unions and the Centre continuing, the next course of action will be decided on February 29 until which the 'Dilli Chalo; march has been suspended, farmers leaders announced on Friday.

Punjab farmers reject center's proposal of MSP on alternative crops, announce to continue agitation
Farmer Agitation

Punjab farmers reject center's proposal of MSP on alternative crops, announce to continue agitation

CHANDIGARH: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (Non-political) comprising about 32 farmer organisations of Punjab and Haryana today rejected the center government's proposal of giving MSP on three alternative crops of pulses and cotton and announced to continue theor agitation for implementation of theor accepted demands.

Center offers Punjab farmers a parallel 5-yr deal to buy pulses & cotton at MSP, no commitment on other demands
Farmer Agitation

Center offers Punjab farmers a parallel 5-yr deal to buy pulses & cotton at MSP, no commitment on other demands

CHANDIGARH: The fourth round of meeting between three Central ministers and Punjab farmer leaders ended here in ambiguity after over four hours of deliberations with Union Minister Piyush Goyal saying they proposed a five-year deal with the farmers to buy pulses and cotton at minimum support price (MSP).

Indo-Canadian driver of Punjab origin arrested after 406 kg of meth found inside truck
Drug Smuggling

Indo-Canadian driver of Punjab origin arrested after 406 kg of meth found inside truck

TORONTO: A 29-year-old Indo-Canadian driver of Punjab origin has been arrested after border officials found 406.2 kilograms of what's believed to be methamphetamine from large suitcases inside his commercial truck, police said.

Time to negotiate with Hamas on hostage exchange: Israeli general
Gaza War

Time to negotiate with Hamas on hostage exchange: Israeli general

NEW DELHI: Israeli Major General Noam Tibon has said that time has come to negotiate with the Hamas group over a possible hostage deal to bring back the Israelis, media reports said.

Biden ends year with worryingly low ratings, but has time to recover lost ground
US Elections

Biden ends year with worryingly low ratings, but has time to recover lost ground

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump and former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the two leading candidates for the Republican party’s presidential nomination, are beating President Joe Biden, the Democratic incumbent who is seeking a second term, in every match-up poll.

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