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Punjab Police recover AK-47 rifle, magazine – part of consignment dropped by Pakistani drone in Gurdaspur district

Chandigarh: Less than 48 hours after recovery of 11 Arges 84 hand grenades, Punjab Police on Tuesday recovered an AK-47 rifle and a magazine with 30 cartridges, evidently a part of the same consignment that was dropped by the Pakistani drone in the border Gurdaspur district. The seizure comes amid concerns raised by Chief Minister Amarinder […]

Punjab Police, BSF shoot Pak drone; dropped grenades seized

Chandigarh: Five days after busting a drone module, Punjab Police have seized 84 hand-grenades dropped on the night of December 19 by a drone launched from Pakistan, which was engaged and shot at jointly by police and Border Security Force (BSF) close to the border in Gurdaspur district. The shocking seizures came even as a police […]

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BJP is real ‘tukde tukde’ gang, says Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday slammed his party’s long-time former ally, the BJP, over “failure” of talks with farmers and accused it of creating rift between communities as the real “tukde tukde” gang in the country. “It (the BJP) has smashed national unity to pieces, shamelessly inciting Hindus against Muslims […]

Petrol pump body in Punjab joins Bharat Bandh call

Chandigarh: The Petrol Pump Dealers Association of Punjab on Sunday announced its support for the Bharat Bandh call of farmer organisations on December 8. Association’s President Paramjit Singh Doaba said all the pumps in the state would remain closed and the oil would be available only for emergency services. Meanwhile, due to excess VAT, farmers in […]

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Amarinder urges Centre to resolve farmers’ issue, says nothing in his hand

New Delhi (2 Min Read): With the farmers’ protests escalating day-by-day, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said ‘there was nothing for him to resolve’. He urged the Centre, which is holding discussions with the farmer representatives, to the resolve issue quickly. Singh’s statement comes after he discussed the farmers’ issue with Union Home Minister […]

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Accept Shah’s appeal, Punjab CM urges protesting farmers

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the protesting farmers to reciprocate to Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s gesture by accepting his appeal to shift to a designated place, thus paving the way for early talks to resolve their issues. Reacting to Shah’s offer to hold discussions with the farmers at the earliest, Amarinder […]