Kejriwal's remarks come in the wake of the Punjab Police action against radical preacher and 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh and his associates.
Kejriwal’s remarks come in the wake of Punjab police action against radical preacher Amritpal Singh and elements of an outfit, headed by him, named ’Waris Punjab De.’
A powerful tornado tore through a village in Punjab on Friday, causing widespread damage to property and livestock.
Officials in Chandigarh said Amritpal Singh, upon his return from Dubai, started a drug de-addiction centre at his village Jallupur Kehra in Punjab's Amritsar district.
Tejinder Singh Gill, a resident of Mangewal village in the Khanna area of Ludhiana district, was deputed in the security of Amritpal Singh, who is on the run since a police crackdown on his outfit 'Waris Punjab De' began on Saturday, said Khanna Deputy Superintendent of Police (Payal) Harsimrat Singh.
Punjab is a tough state to govern with difficult security and development challenges. But that’s no excuse for CM Bhagwant Mann’s tardy approach to law and order till he woke up to the Amritpal threat
The centre and the state must work together to nab the Pakistan-sponsored agents fomenting trouble in Punjab
As the Question Hour began on the concluding day of the Budget session, Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa asked Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan about the adjournment motion moved by his party to discuss law and order.
The national and global projection of instability and disorder in Punjab is a complete distortion of the reality on the ground. Amritpal has lost credibility, certainly after the Ajnala incident and his choice to shield himself behind the Guru Granth Sahib. However, trust in the Government is also being eroded
Even at the height of the Khalistan movement of the 1980s, the Indian national flag or the missions abroad never came under attack by the Punjab separatists.
Blackman made the comments in response to the vandalism committed on Sunday against the Indian High Commission by separatist and extremist forces in protest of the crackdown on separatist activities in Punjab.
A thick dossier prepared with inputs from various security agencies claimed that Amritpal Singh, who returned from Dubai last year allegedly at the behest of Pakistan's ISI and Khalistan sympathisers residing overseas, was mainly engaged in brainwashing youths to become "khadkoos" or human bombs.
Amritpal Singh's alleged advisor and fund provider Daljit Singh Kalsi and three others who were arrested on Saturday were flown to Assam from Punjab on a "special flight" and were being kept at the Dibrugarh Central Jail.
The supporters of radical Sikh preacher and Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh were apprehended near Boparai Klan town.
Strict vigil is being kept with checking of all suspicious looking vehicles on every check post along Nangal and Gagret, said Una Superintendent of Police Arjit Sen Thakur.
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With the farmers being unable to recover their input cost due to low prices, they are storing it in cold storage in anticipation of prices rising in the coming months.
The Punjab government had on Saturday launched a major crackdown against Amritpal, with police arresting 78 members of an outfit headed by him, officials said.
With the help of overseas Sikh separatists, Pakistan's external spy agency ISI has been the brain behind pushing Amritpal Singh back to India with an aim to revive terrorism in Punjab, according to officials.
Amitpal Singh, who had even issued a veiled threat to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, has been trying to destabilise the situation in Punjab by indoctrinating and attracting Sikh youths into the fold of his outfit 'Waris Punjab De', sources said.
The controversial preacher made headlines when in late February he led a sword and gun-wielding mob of supporters that attacked a police station in Ajnala.
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In a bid to prevent the circulation of rumours and possible tension amid the ongoing operation, the Punjab government suspended internet services in the state till March 19 at noon. The Ministry of Home Affairs is “closely monitoring" the situation in the state.
The Cabinet on March 10 approved an excise policy for the financial year 2023-24, which aims to collect Rs 9,754 crore.
Known for his Punjabi rap songs, AP Dhillon is massively popular in the state, especially among the youth.