Punjab

Will move high court against BBMB: Chandumajra

Will move high court against BBMB: Chandumajra

Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Prem Singh Chandumajra on Thursday accused the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) of “mismanaging” the release of excess water in the wake of recent heavy rainfall. The SAD leader said their party would approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the board and seek compensation for the extensive […]

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Jalandhar villagers spend sleepless nights on rooftops

Jalandhar villagers spend sleepless nights on rooftops

Marooned in their houses by the swollen Sutlej, affected families at Janian Chahal, Chak Wadala and Gatti Peer Baksh villages in the district today spent their fourth sleepless night stranded on rooftops, waiting for the water levels to recede. However, there was no respite in sight as water remained 8 to 10-ft deep at most […]

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Sukhbir Badal accuses Punjab govt of ignoring flood protection work

Sukhbir Badal accuses Punjab govt of ignoring flood protection work

he opposition SAD on Thursday accused the Punjab government of ignoring flood protection work and failing to check illegal mining in the state that is ravaged by floods. SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, who was here to take stock of the situation, said, “The Congress government is directly responsible for the misery wrought on Punjabis […]

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CM Amarinder seeks ₹1,000 cr. as flood relief package

CM Amarinder seeks ₹1,000 cr. as flood relief package

The Punjab government has written to the Prime Minister seeking a ₹1,000 crore special flood relief package. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday also urged him to instruct the authorities concerned to waive crop loans of banks and financial institutions availed by the affected farmers. The flooding […]

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‘Security Forces Delete Our Footage’: Kashmir’s Local Journalists

‘Security Forces Delete Our Footage’: Kashmir’s Local Journalists

A BBC Urdu reporter, Shafat Farooq, told us that he is uninspired by whatever the Indian media is doing in the name of journalism as only one narrative is being reported on Kashmir: Everything is fine. He says that of whatever is being reported about Kashmir, the opposite is true. Whenever freedom of speech is […]

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300 Punjab villages badly affected by floods

300 Punjab villages badly affected by floods

More than 300 villages, mainly in Punjab’s Ropar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur districts, were badly affected in floods by the Satluj river, damaging crops in thousands of acres and forcing thousands of villagers to spend nights on rooftops. Authorities on Wednesday deployed helicopters to airdrop food and water supplies to the villagers. In Ropar, the district […]

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Two bodies found with heads severed

Two bodies found with heads severed

Amritsar: A couple was found dead near Khalsa College here on Tuesday late evening. Though police officials reached the spot, the bodies are yet to be identified. It appeared that they were murdered as the heads of both victims were severed. Sukhjinder Singh, SHO, Cantonment police station, said investigations were in initial stages. He said […]

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Updates : Floods In Punjab

Updates : Floods In Punjab

लगातार बारिश और दरिया नालों में बढ़ता पानी का जलस्तर अब लोगों के गले की फांस बनता जा रहा है। ऐसे में लुधियाना का बुड्डा दरिया भी अपने रौद्र रुप में आ गया है। बुड्ढा नाला में बढ़ते जलस्तर की वजह से नाले का पानी अब इलाके की गलियों और सड़कों में पहुंच गया है, […]

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I am Not Khalistan Supporter – Kanupriya

I am Not Khalistan Supporter – Kanupriya

Former Panjab University Campus Student Council (PUCSC) president Kanupriya on Monday filed a complaint with the Chandigarh senior superintendent of police (SSP) over receiving death threats on Facebook. In her complaint, Kanupriya stated that she had participated in a protest organised by a Sikh group called Dal Khalsa, where she expressed her point of view. […]

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Nine-year-old daughter of Neetu Shuttran Wala dies in accident

Nine-year-old daughter of Neetu Shuttran Wala dies in accident

A nine-year-old daughter of Neetu Shuttran Wala, who shot into fame in the recent Lok Sabha polls, died on Monday as she fell off the auto when it hit a manhole cover. Sakshi, the deceased, was studying in Class IV and was going back home from school. Neetu Shuttran Wala had unsuccessfully contested the Lok […]

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