Last week’s attack on Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail has unified public opinion across borders.Aseem Bassi reports.
In a tell-tale sign of his rapidly deteriorating relationship with his parent party, Congress MP from Gurgaon, Rao Inderjit Singh, on Sunday termed the Haryana Congress a “private limited company” that has “deviated from the path of public welfare”.
Hours after visiting her comatose brother Sarabjit Singh in Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital, Dalbir Kaur made yet another emotional appeal to the Indian govt to bring him back. Singh, she said, will never be safe in Pak. HT
reports. Pak grants consular access to Sarabjit
Even as Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh continued to fight for his life in Lahore on Saturday, other Indian nationals who have returned to India after spending decades in Pakistan jails feel that it was a planned attack by some terrorist outfit or Pakistani agency ISI, HT reports.
Leaving aside a glimmer of hope that continued merely for five hours on June 26, 2012, the rest 22 years have been a dark journey for the family of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh. Aseem Bassi
The Punjab council of ministers on Friday requested governor Shivraj Patil to convene an emergency session of the Vidhan Sabha on May 3 to discuss the situation arising out of the central government's decision to impose wealth tax on agricultural land in the country.
Elections to 22 zila parishads and 145 panchayat samiti across Punjab on May 19. Gram panchayat elections to follow.
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa on Thursday said chief minister Parkash Singh Badal was shedding crocodile tears over death-row convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar in a bid to "achieve narrow political gains."
A 10-year-old boy of Jandoli village was beheaded by a fellow villager on Thursday. Balkar Chand was returning from the fields along with his parents and an uncle when accused Jaswinder Singh attacked him with a dagger.
The Punjab and Haryana high court today directed Punjab government to file affidavit on Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee's petition seeking directions to Punjab government to undertake complete process of wardbandi afresh of all panchayats as per Punjab Panchayati Raj Act.
Haryana Police has booked uncle-nephew duo in Birabadi village for kidnapping and raping a minor Dalit girl at gun point today, when she was on her way back from the field after giving food to her grandfather, HT reports.
The coalition partners in Punjab government SAD and BJP have differed on the Supreme Court verdict of dismissing terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar’s plea for commuting his death sentence to life imprisonment. HT reports.
It was a long journey for Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, from a mechanical engineer to a terrorist, now facing gallows after the Supreme Court rejected his mercy plea for commuting death sentence to life imprisonment. Harjinder Sidhu
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday accused the Congress-led UPA government of failing on all fronts and said the central government, "has lost the moral right to remain in power."
The Shiromani Akali Dal today welcomed the Delhi court's decision to re-open 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Jagdish Tytler, setting aside a CBI closure report giving clean chit to the Congress leader.