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Amid Shortage, state hikes fee 

Amid Shortage, state hikes fee

At a time when Covid-19 has hit hard, the hike of 80 percent in fee of MBBS courses has come as a rude shock for all aspirants. The illogical hike when the state needs major ramp-up of health facilities has once again laid bare the economic priorities of government rather …

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No inquiry, Chief Secretary succeeds

No inquiry, Chief Secretary succeeds

The end of a deadlock between Punjab Cabinet ministers and Chief Secretary (CS) Karan Avtar Singh without any high-level inquiry or fixing of any accountability for massive losses of revenue, has once again confirmed that elected representatives do not have guts to take on directly the influential bureaucracy.

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Punjab government fails, tension simmers

Punjab government fails, tension simmers

The fact that tension has again been simmering in many villages of Punjab over the auctioning of reserved land from village common land, has once again confirmed that authorities are continuing to play the communal card to cause division in Punjab villages. It all has been happening despite the reservation …

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Need Single set of rules

Need Single set of rules

The confusion over the restarting of domestic air travel has multiplied the problems of residents, who were expecting smooth travel. The failure of the central government in bringing any uniform policy has further crippled the aviation sector as almost all states have devised their own protocol for air travellers.

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Muslims deserve Kudos

Muslims deserve Kudos

After facing heat for the spread of Covid-19 across the country through the members of their community after a  meeting of the Islamic preachers’ organisation Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, Muslims have proved on the auspicious occasion of Eid that Jamaat event was unintentional. Muslims did not celebrate Eid in a …

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Faceless puppets of Punjab

finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal

Another serious matter has run out of steam as Punjab legislators have failed again to show unity to expose the misdeeds, done under the alleged patronize of senior government functionaries by state bureaucracy.

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BJP wants only publicity

Despite having serious differences with central BJP government, various opposition parties and state governments have been supporting central BJP government since the start of lockdown after the spread of Covid-19. But central BJP government has failed to reciprocate . Infact there are many examples of central government giving various directions …

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Do not take it lightly

The fact that Punjab is still among the worst-hit states with Covid-19 , seems to have failed the concern authorities to push them out of deep slumber. The quickness shown by Punjab government to reopen majority of industrial units and other commercial establishment may create serious problems as majority of …

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