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Akali Dal condemns police deployment in Punjab schools

Akali Dal condemns police deployment in Punjab schools

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday strongly condemned the decision of the Punjab government “to deploy heavy police force inside schools “for the implementation of the ‘Padho Punjab Padhao Punjab’ programme. “This has vitiated the pious and peaceful environment of the schools and created a fear psychosis among the[Read More…]

Punjab budget: Petrol, diesel rates slashed

Punjab budget: Petrol, diesel rates slashed

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Monday slashed the rates of petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Re 1, respectively in the annual budget presented for the state. The reduced rates will be applicable from midnight, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said. “Starting midnight (today), petrol and diesel will be[Read More…]

Akalis put up dummy smartphones stall outside Punjab Assembly

Akalis put up dummy smartphones stall outside Punjab Assembly

Chandigarh: To remind the Congress government in Punjab led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh about its pre-poll promise of giving smartphones to youth in the state, the Shiromani Akali Dal legislators on Thursday put up a stall of dummy smartphones outside the Punjab Assembly. Led by senior SAD leaders Bikram[Read More…]

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

Chandigarh, The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday dubbed the Congress government’s loan waiver functions in Punjab as a “wasteful extravaganza without substance” and said that it won’t heal the festering wounds of the farmers in the state. Denouncing the hosting of such “celebratory functions involving lakhs of rupees”, Punjab[Read More…]

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