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Sidhu Questions State Government As To Why A Plea Against Blanket Bail To Ex-DGP Saini Has Not Been Filed

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Speaking to reporters in Amritsar, Sidhu questioned the government over the steps taken for justice in desecration cases and making the STF report on drug issue public.

Amarinder Singh Accuses Harish Choudhary For Turning Current Punjab CM Into 'Rubber Stamp'

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Amarinder Singh had quit the Congress after he put in his papers as the state chief minister following a bitter power tussle with Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.


'Highly Radicalised' Operative Held In Punjab, Police Say Possible Terror Attack Averted

The Punjab Police has foiled a possible terrorist attack in the state, Director General of Police (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said

HPSC Recruitment Scam: Surjewala Demands High Court Monitored Probe By SIT

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Tuesday demanded that the alleged irregularities in an HPSC recruitment be probed by a special investigation team that is monitored by the chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.


Punjab To Have Bio-Fuel Projects

Invest Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India for setting up bio-fuel projects and compressed bio-gas plants (Bio-CNG) that will help in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions generated by stubble burning.

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21 November, 2021

Kanwar Grewal: The Valorous Voice Of Farmers Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

On November 7, the musician released his new song 'Sek,' an emotional musical on the plight of protesting farmers, the song focuses on the deaths of farmers during the protests and talks about the sorrow that their families have to face.


20 November, 2021

How Punjabi Singers Contributed To The Farmers Protest By Their Words And Melody

Outlook Web Bureau

Many celebrities come in support of the protest but the Punjabi music industry took their support to next level. From participating as volunteers at the protest sites to releasing songs for the protest. The songs played an important role in increasing the strength of the protests.


19 November, 2021

With Farm Laws Being Repealed, BJP Hopes To Recover Crucial Ground In Punjab, Pacify The Ire Of Jats In Western UP Before Assembly Elections

Outlook Web Desk

BJP leaders said, that the decision of the repeal shows the party's genuine efforts to win over the Sikhs, who joined by sections of Jat farmers in Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh have been in the vanguard of the over-a-year-long protests against these laws, in the border state of Punjab where the party and former chief minister Amarinder Singh have highlighted security concerns and alleged attempts by pro-Khalistan elements and Pakistan to fuel disaffection.


19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: A Masterstroke By PM Modi Ahead Of UP, Punjab Polls

Harish Manav

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had put a condition to repeal the agriculture law for the alliance of his new party Punjab Lok Congress with BJP.


17 November, 2021

BSF Refutes Molestation Charges, Says " New Law Won't Cause Rift With Police".

Outlook Web Desk

The central government recently amended the BSF Act to authorize the force to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a larger 50 km stretch, instead of 15 km, from the international border in Punjab, West Bengal and Assam.


17 November, 2021

Channi Govt Announces Cancellation Of FIRs Against Protesting Farmers

Harish Manav

The Punjab police had registered about 500 FIRs across the state against protesting farmers during the tenure of former CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.


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17 November, 2021

In A Massive Relief To The Devotees, Kartarpur Corridor Reopens To Mark The Occasion Of Gurupurab

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Kartarpur Corridor located in Pakistan's Narowal district across the Ravi river, about four kilometers from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine reopens to pilgrims long to visit historic shrine.


16 November, 2021

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor To Reopen On Nov 17; BJP, Cong Rush For Credit In Poll-Bound Punjab

Harish Manav

The Sri Kartarpur Sahib corridor-- linking Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal, Pakistan--was Closed in March 2020 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.


15 November, 2021

Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 50,000 Farm Fires In 15 Days But Files Zero FIR

Harish Manav

Punjab government is reluctant to take action against the farmers indulging in stubble burning despite the worsening air pollution in Delhi-NCR region.


14 November, 2021

Punjab BJP Leaders Urge PM Modi To Reopen Kartarpur Corridor By Gurupurab

Harish Manav

The Kartarpur Corridor was closed after travel restrictions were imposed due to Covid-19 last year.


11 November, 2021

Punjab Govt Passes Resolution In Assembly Against Centre’s Farm Laws

Harish Manav

Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.


11 November, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Says SAD Undermined Federal Structure Of Country In League With BJP

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he always implored Union Government to roll back 'black' agri farm laws.


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11 November, 2021

Punjab Additional Advocate General Mukesh Berry Resigns Two Days After His Appointment

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The resignation of Mukesh Berry was preceded by the resignation of APS Deol, the Advocate General of Punjab nine days ago.


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Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party dance as they celebrate the party's initial lead during counting for the Tripura Municipal Corporation elections, in Agartala.

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A election staff member opens an electronic voting machine (EVM) to count votes for the municipal corporation elections, in Agartala.

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Left Front Chairman Biman Bose and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kanta Mishra (2nd L) pay tribute to German philosopher Friedrich Engels on his 202nd birth anniversary, in Kolkata.

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Aspirants stand in a queue to enter an examintaion centre for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (UPTET Exam 2021), in Moradabad.

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This photo shows aftermath of a looted street in Honiara's Chinatown, Solomon Islands. Violence receded in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government showed no signs of addressing the underlying grievances...

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.

Opinion

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Apoorvanand
Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

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Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh
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