GURU GOBIND SINGH JI – A SAVIOUR OF HUMANITY --- He, who mocked Sikh sentiments, objects against being mocked --- Pearl company MD NS Bhangoo arrested for Rs 45000 cr scam --- 2016: A year of moral reckoning --- Kejriwal may shift base for Punjab battle --- Punjab govt declares 1.14 lakh new jobs, life imprisonment for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib --- Thinking beyond the concept of SGPC to safeguard Sikh ethos --- ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ appoints Beant Singh assassin as Akal Takht Jathedar --- The Modi presidency is over --- Law & logic don’t work in Punjab; 2 brothers held in haste, let off under public pressure

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The Modi presidency is over

HARISH KHARE: The clever and the cunning among the Modi ‘bhakts’ were prescient enough to enter a caveat by way of  an insurance: the Bihar vote would not be a verdict on the Prime Minister. True, every analyst knew that whatever be the Patna outcome, the Lok Sabha numbers would remain unchanged. But there is a message way, way beyond Patna because he opted — so breathtakingly and so recklessly... 

PM inaugurates Chandigarh airport new international terminal

Chandigarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated a new terminal at Chandigarh airport which will handle both domestic as well as international flights. Modi dedicated to the nation the modern facility, which is expected to boost the economic and industrial development in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The ambitious Rs 939-crore project, which is being seen as a “harbinger”... 

Centre announces 6% DA hike for Babus

New Delhi: Not leaving any stone unturned to lure the Bihar electorate ahead of the Assembly elections, the Central government on Wednesday announced an additional power package of Rs 1850 crore for the state. The Cabinet also gave a go-ahead of 6% hike in the Dearness Allowance for Central government employees and pensioners. The decision comes hours before the announcement of dates for the election... 

Fasting on Sikh prisoners issue veteran Akali Surat Singh writes to PM

Ludhiana: Observing hunger strike from the last 28 days, the veteran Akali Bapu Surat Singh has written a letter to Prime Minister of the country Narendra Modi seeking status of political prisoners for all Sikh prisoners sentenced in cases relating to the Sikh struggle and release of all prisoners who have completed their full jail terms and are legitimately due for release. Surat Singh, 83 in the... 

BJP concedes defeat? says Delhi poll results not referendum on PM

NEW DELHI:  With most of the opinion polls giving an edge to AAP in Delhi elections, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the electoral mandate in the national capital cannot be seen as a referendum on the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre. “It is the election for the Chief Minister and not for the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi is not fighting Assembly elections. It... 

CBI grills ex-PM Dr Manmohan Singh in coalgate scam case

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is said to have been examined by the CBI in the coal block allocation case relating to Hindalco but neither he nor the agency was willing to confirm it. Sources said a team of CBI officials “examined” the former Prime Minister at his residence two days ago ahead of the filing of status report before a special CBI court by January 27. Manmohan’s... 

Governor’s rule imposed in Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi: Governor’s rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday after political parties failed to muster the requisite number in the 87-member Assembly for staking claim to form the government. The decision came after Governor N.N. Vohra submitted a report to the President last night stating that Omar Abdullah had requested to be relieved of the post of being a caretaker Chief Minister. The... 

Capt demands wastage treatment plant for Amritsar

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and local MP Capt Amarinder Singh today demanded setting up of the waste disposal plant in the city. He said, currently all the municipal and household waste was being dumped at Bagtanwala which had turned into a huge mound about 16 feet high. He said, the garbage dump has been emitting foul smell and harmful gases which has made the life of the residents... 

US Court summons Modi for anti-Muslim Gujarat riots

New Delhi: Overshadowing Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the United States as Prime Minister, a US court has ordered Modi to answer allegations that he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting when he was chief minister of Gujarat. The civil case before a New York court seeks compensatory and punitive damages from Modi for crimes against humanity and extra-judicial killings under the Alien Tort Claims... 

I will take back entire Kashmir from India: Bilawal Bhutto

ISLAMABAD: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the ‘Gen-Next’ politician of Pakistan, has said that his Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would get back entire Kashmir from India. Bilawal, in his 20s, was addressing the party workers in Multan region in Punjab yesterday. “I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not leave behind a single inch of it because, like the other provinces,... 

PM announces Rs 1000cr aid as floods take 160 lives in J & K

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Sunday visited Jammu and Kashmir to assess the flood situation, declared it a “national-level disaster” and announced a special assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for the flood-hit state as the death toll due to unprecedented floods mounts to 160. In addition Modi announced Rs 2 lakh compensation from the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the... 

Australian PM to visit India in September 1st week

Melbourne: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is all set to make his first official visit to India next week to further strengthen the strategic partnership and promote trade and investment between the two sides. “I will travel to India and Malaysia from September 4 to 6. On my first visit to India as Prime Minister, I will visit New Delhi and India’s financial capital, Mumbai, to strengthen... 

Capt questions Modi’s silence over hooting of CMs

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today questioned the silence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as some Chief Ministers were hooted and howled at by his supporters in his presence in Haryana and Jharkhand, saying there was nothing new in this as Mr Modi has practised this trick with some of his own party leaders he did not like earlier also. “His silence... 

Former Pakistan Minister Sherry Rehman calls Indian Ministers ‘Ugly’

On the historic day of May 26, when the world’s largest democracy, India was welcoming its new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the chatter backstage at a news program in Pakistan began with uncomplimentary remarks about India and its ministers. During the recording of an interview, former minister, and Chair of Jinnah Institute, Shehrbano Rehman, popularly referred to as ‘Sherry’ made derogatory...