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The real story in Gurdaspur bypoll: 38% Akali voters didn’t ...

The victory of Congress candidate Sunil Kumar Jakhar in the Gurdaspur bypoll with a huge margin of 1.93 lakh, the highest ever from the seat, is significant in several ways. There are three most obvious aspects of the victory: First, it is a comeback for ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago

‘RSS is the anti-thesis of Sikhism’: Sikhs resist Sangh expansion in Punjab

The Hindutva brigade appears to have a new target for its propaganda – Punjab. The message is very similar what is being propagated in West Bengal and Kerala – “Hindus are under threat” and there is a “Pakistan-sponsored ...
 catchnews.com6 days ago

Bikram Majithia drug case: Punjab CM assures assistance in ongoing probe

[India], October 27 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh on Friday assured that the government will assist in the ongoing probe into the Rs 6,000 crore drug case involving former Akali minister Bikram Singh Majithia. The Enforcement Directorate ...
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'Khaki invasion' of Punjab? Sikhs cry foul about Rashtriya Sikh Sangat’s event on Guru Gobind Singh

The Akal Takht, which is the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa (the collective body of Sikhs) has boycotted the congregation of different faiths organised by RSS affiliate Rashtriya Sikh Sangat in Delhi on 25 October to mark the 350th birth ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
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Run-up to Gurdaspur by-polls: Farmer unrest takes centre-stage in Punjab politics

The farmers' issues are back on the centre-stage of Punjab politics once again. With the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government having completed six months of 'grace' period in office, the masses, particularly in the rural areas, have started getting ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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Why babas think they are above the law

The babas' vote banks and the politicians' greed for en bloc votes is the curse of Punjab and Haryana, says Shekhar Gupta. If the context hadn't been so stark we would have found this question more perplexing: Which part of our country has the most godmen per square mile? It is, indeed, an unusual suspect, Punjab and Haryana. This region is known for much else in our country, but not really for such a preponderance of religion, spirituality and self-styled godmen. Not all are crooks. Some have ...
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Why Dera Sacha Sauda draws followers

The backward classes and poor were left out of the prosperity ushered in by the Green Revolution.The need for a support system and to be part of a larger community was felt.It is this vacuum that deras like Sacha Sauda filled.They made the poor feel secure, cared for, loved, provided a support system and gave them dignity, says Sanjeev Nayyar. Image: Followers of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gather at his ashram in Sirsa on Thursday, August 24, ahead of the verdict in the ...
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Dera violence: How BJP funded & promoted the monster called Ram Rahim Singh

Large scale violence broke out in parts of Haryana and Punjab soon after a CBI court in Panchkula convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of rape. Over 30 people had been killed in Haryana in the violence at the time of writing this story.
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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