Ex-Pak Hindu lawmaker seeks political asylum in India (Photo: IANS)

Former Hindu lawmaker from Pak PM Imran Khan’s party seeks political asylum in India

Chandigarh: Former Hindu lawmaker from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Baldev Kumar, on Tuesday sought political asylum from New Delhi. He is staying with his wife Bhavana and two children in his in-laws house in Punjab’s Khanna town for over a month. “Minorities in Pakistan are not feeling secure and they have been denied […]

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Punjab’s cracker factory was running illegally: Police

Chandigarh: The firecracker manufacturing unit in a densely-populated residential area in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district that claimed 23 lives was running illegally and its licence to manufacture crackers was expired in 2013, Senior Superintendent of Police Upinderjit Singh Ghumman said on Thursday. “We didn’t know about the (operation of the) factory. The licence of the factory was […]

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Earlier ‘bahus’ used to come from Bihar, now we will bring girls from Kashmir: Haryana CM

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has triggered a controversy by saying that after scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution, the path to bring Kashmiri girls was clear for marriage. He said this while addressing a state-level function of Maharishi Bhagirath Jayanti Samaroh in Fatehabad town on Friday. “Earlier ‘bahus’ used to come from Bihar […]

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Punjab: 55 goverment schools located along border areas have students but no teachers

Chandigarh (2 MIN READ): At least 55 government schools located along the border areas of Punjab have students, but no teachers. The statistics of the Department of Primary and Secondary Education also revealed few more shocking details. There are 150 primary and middle schools in the border areas which have just one teacher each. In […]

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Punjabi youth stranded in Iraq to return on July 27: Harsimrat

Chandigarh:  Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday said that all the seven Punjabi youth, who are stranded in Erbil in Iraq for the last eight months after being duped by a travel agent, would return to their homeland on July 27. “The youth will board a flight for Delhi on July […]

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Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu’s resignation

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu’s resignation. The Chief Minister forwarded the resignation to Governor Punjab V.P. Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, an official in the Chief Minister’s Office told IANS. Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with the Chief Minister, formally resigned on July 14 as Minister […]