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2019 fails, residents have high hopes from 2020

CAA-protest

All 2019 year failed to see any required efforts to put the economy of country back on track despite the fact that Indian voters gave a clear mandate to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Well aware about dip in fiscal health, the party preferred to create unrest in country with …

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No reforms in Sudhar Ghars 

No reforms in Sudhar Ghars 

With criminals running their extortion gangs and enjoying lavish life, the Punjab jails have long been in news only for wrong reasons.  The recovery of drugs and mobiles from Punjab jails remained to continue all year during 2019, raising serious questions about working of junior and senior officers of the …

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Thousands wait uniforms

uniforms

At a time when the temperature has plunged to an all-time low, the failure of Punjab Congress government to ensure the distribution of uniforms to more than 60, 000 students of government schools, has exposed the fact – schools are not in the priority list of the government.

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New Year power shocker

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited: New Year  power shocker

For the financial mismanagement of the power sector by the Punjab government, state residents will have to face another hike of power rates without any fault. Punjab government continues to increase the burden on domestic power consumers to arrange money for free electricity to farmers and the latest power jolt …

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SGPC fails again

Sikhs Ethnic Group

The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has the responsibility to spread awareness about Sikh religion and to expand its base across the globe. But the message of SGPC has been losing importance among Sikhs and it’s latest example is the fact that till date, it has failed to convince residents …

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Need financial stability, not advisors

Punjab: Need financial stability, not advisors

The Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore’s decision to return the Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2019, to the government and raising of 13 queries pertaining to duties and responsibilities, financial implications and legality of MLAs whom government want to appointment as advisors,  is a welcome step. Governor …

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After CAA and NRC, NPR raises doubts 

After CAA and NRC, NPR raises doubts

As if both CAA and NRC were not enough, now the National Population Register (NPR) has further fuelled the anger of country residents. No doubt, it’s the National Register of Citizens (NRC) which has caused more anxiety across the nation than Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), but the claim of  PM …

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Dhadrianwala and Taksal get into verbal spat

Dhadrianwala and Taksal get into verbal spat

Skrimishes between Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwala and a few Sikh bodies prominently among them Sikh seminary Damdami Taksal have entered a new phase after the Sikh preacher chose not to attend the meeting with the members of a five-member subcommittee constituted on the directions of Akal Takht and the …

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Voters know, BJP needs to understand 

Voters know, BJP needs to understand

The anti-BJP outcome of Jharkhand has once again confirmed that Indian democracy is robust and Indian voters are continued to think separately when they vote for Indian parliament and their respective state assemblies. The defeat of BJP in Jharkhand has also reaffirmed that Indian voter is wise enough to differentiate …

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One step taken, we need many more

The start of police pick-drop facility for women in distress in five districts of Punjab is a welcome step, but the rising graph of crime against women demands more such measures. Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh must ensure the facility continues and it’s expansion to other districts. During the last …

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