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HT Punjab news digest: No obituary reference to KPS Gill, Capt readies for budget session

Been away? Need the news in one go? Here’s a wrap-up from Punjab, the neighbourhood and the diaspora for June 10.

punjab Updated: Jun 13, 2017 21:31 IST
HT Correspondents
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Hindustan Times
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SAD opposed Congress;s proposal to include name of KPS Gill in the obituary references in the Vidhan Sabha budget session. (HT File )

SAD wants no obituary reference to KPS Gill in Punjab assembly

The Shiromani Akali Dal has opposed the proposed move of the ruling Congress to include the name of former Punjab Police chief KPS Gill in the obituary references in the Vidhan Sabha budget session that begins on Wednesday. Read report here

Punjab budget session: Opposition set to spit fire, govt braces for sandstorm

Till a fortnight ago, the Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government appeared to be on a roll. But then the “benami bids” controversy in sand mine auction, triggered by the involvement of former employees of power minister Rana Gurjit Singh, broke out, pushing it on the back foot and galvanising a demoralised opposition. Read full report here

Punjab’s most wanted: Top five gangsters on the loose

Suicide of two category A gangsters, Bunty Dhillon, Jaspreet alias Jumpy, and one category B gangster Nishan Singh, in Sirsa on Tuesday morning has brought the spotlight back on the gangs of Punjab.Here is a roundup of the top 5 gangsters wanted by the Punjab police: Read full report here

Haryana Roadways staff go on strike against permits to private bus operators

At least 3,500 buses, including 20 Volvo and nine Mercedes Benz buses that ply between Gurugram and Chandigarh, came to a halt at bus stands in the state. This is the second time since April 10 that Haryana Roadways staff have gone on a strike. Read full report here

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First Published: Jun 13, 2017 21:30 IST