Punjab

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POLITICS

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Congress, Punjab, Ram rahim Singh, Akali Dal

Akali Dal in deep crisis: Who had pardoned Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in 2015?

Former SGPC chief Makkar said the pardon was insisted upon by Sukhbir Badal.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Sikh, Punjab, Khalistani movement, Punjab referendum 2020

How Punjab Referendum 2020 is a bogus exercise

Organisers have been able to use social media optimally for their propaganda, which is doomed to be a damp squib.

POLITICS

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Narcotics, Drugs, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh

Why Captain Amarinder is finding it difficult to deal with Punjab's drug problem

The Punjab CM wants a 'national policy' to check the smuggling of narcotics across the India-Pakistan border and from neighbouring states.

VARIETY

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Punjab, Amarinder singh, Udta Punjab, Punjab Drug Menace

Why we will need more movies like Udta Punjab to finally detox the state

Women in rural Punjab are addicted to drugs for some strange reasons.

POLITICS

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Death penalty, Drug Addiction, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh

The many problems with Captain Amarinder Singh’s ‘war on drugs’

There are apprehensions that the CM is cut off from ground realities, and also that the ‘big fish’ will go scot-free.

VOICES

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Punjab, Rahul Gandhi, Bikram Singh Majithia, Amrinder singh

Still flying low: Captain Amarinder, it's been 68 weeks since you came to power. Udta Punjab has not landed yet

Punjab's drug menace has assumed epidemic proportions and Bikram Singh Majithia is roaming free.

POLITICS

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By-poll, Shahkot, Congress, Punjab

Why Captain Amarinder Singh remains the most favoured face in Punjab politics

Shahkot by-poll victory has reaffirmed his position as the undisputed leader of the Congress party in Punjab.

VARIETY

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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Drug menace, Punjab

Singer Parmish Verma shot: Why gun culture thrives in Punjab

How fair is it to blame songs for rising gun violence, crime against women and drugs?

VARIETY

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Amarinder singh, College elections, Student politics, Punjab

Why colleges in Punjab are celebrating

CM Amarinder Singh has fulfilled one poll promise.

VARIETY

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Diljit Dosanjh, Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal, Akalis

How Akalis buried Udta Punjab past with Diljit Dosanjh

Sikh religious bodies can very well honour non-Sikh celebs and dignitaries during their visits to sacred shrines but not Sikhs with shorn hair or beard.