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Haryana Assembly passes Bill to make protesters liable for property loss

Chandigarh | Amid protests by the Opposition Congress, the Manohar Lal Khattar BJP-JJP government on Thursday got the Haryana Recovery of Damages to Property During Disturbance to Public Order Bill of 2021 passed by a voice vote in the Assembly. On the pattern of Uttar Pradesh, the Bill provides for recovery of damages to property caused […]

Punjab Ekta Party MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira (File Photo/IANS)

Punjab Assembly flays ED raid on Sukhpal Khaira’s house

Chandigarh: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday unanimously condemned the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raid at legislator Sukhpal Khaira’s house, terming it as “unwarranted and unconstitutional”. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra said the House expressed its concern in one voice against the use of Central agencies like CBI, ED and NIA to harass innocent people, including the farmers, […]

Punjab Ekta Party MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira (File Photo/IANS)

ED searches Punjab MLA Sukhpal Khaira’s properties

Chandigarh: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday carried out searches at eight locations linked to Punjab Ekta Party MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira in Chandigarh, Punjab and Delhi in connection with drugs money laundering and fake passport racket case, officials said. An ED official related to the probe told IANS, “Searches are going on since morning on […]

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Haryana to cull 166,128 poultry birds to prevent spread of Avian Influenza

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Friday declared the area within the radius of one km from two poultry farms in Panchkula district where birds tested avian influenza (H5N8), as “infected zone” and announced culling of 166,128 birds, state Animal Husbandry Minister J.P. Dalal said. The state has restricted the movement of poultry goods from these areas. […]

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Don’t vandalise telecom towers, farmers’ leaders appeal from Delhi

Chandigarh (1 Min Read): With more than 1,500 mobile phone towers having been vandalised in Punjab amid protests over the three farm laws, farmer leaders at the agitation site on the Delhi border on Tuesday appealed that these vital infrastructure should not be damaged. Denying any role in the damaging the telecom towers, farmer leaders, in […]

ED summons Punjab CM’s son in forex case

Chandigarh: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Raninder Singh, the son of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, in connection with its probe against him for alleged forex contraventions and holding untaxed foreign assets. Official sources told IANS here Raninder has been summoned by the agency at its Jalandhar office on Tuesday to explain the alleged movement […]