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Arun Jaitley confirms Centre ruling out farm loan waivers. Picture Source: Reuters 0

Centre rules out farmers’ loan waivers, asks States to fund it themselves

Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, has stated that the Centre will not provide any farm loan waivers. He further ascertained that the Centre will adhere to its fiscal targets. “I have already made the...

The work on Shahpur Kandi Dam. Department of Irrigation, Govt. of Punjab 0

Work to resume on Shahpur Kandi Dam, with Punjab and J&K on board

Ahead of the annual meeting of Indus Water Commission with Pakistan at Lahore, the Centre has persuaded Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) governments to work together on the stalled Shahpur Kandi Dam. The...

The ban in Haryana comes after the death of an orchestra dancer in Bhatinda. Image: NewsX 0

Haryana bans gun fire for weddings and celebrations

Following the death of an orchestra dancer in its neighboring state Punjab, due to a celebratory gun firing, the Haryana government has banned with immediate effect, the carrying of arms and weapons for any...

AAP suspended MLA Devinder Sehrawat from primary membership.

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AAP suspends rebel MLA Devinder Sehrawat

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday sacked party lawmaker Col Devinder Sehrawat after he wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleging that the party leaders in Punjab were exploiting women in return for...

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The curse of the male child

The word foeticide has largely been associated with female fetuses over the years, owing to the widespread practice of illegal sex-determination to abort them. However, female fetuses aren’t the only victims in the cruel...

The Ministry of Home Affairs had constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Madhukar Gupta in April 2016. Image sourced from India Today. 0

Madhukar Gupta committee submits Pathankot review

The Madhukar Gupta lead committee set up in the aftermath of the Pathankot attack has submitted its report to the government. The Air base which was attacked this year in January, has been recommended...

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Two Children Die Of Suspected Food Poisoning in Punjab Home for Differently-Abled Children

Two children died and nearly 30 others were hospitalized due to suspected food poisoning that occurred on the premises of a home for differently-abled children in the Kapurthala district of Punjab. The home for...