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Congress leaders in Haryana detained ahead of protest

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

Leaders of the Congress in Haryana, including Leader of the Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda, were taken in preventive custody here on Friday ahead of their march towards the Raj Bhawan in protest aga

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Pakistani intruder shot dead in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

A Pakistani intruder was shot dead by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the international border in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector, the paramilitary force said on Friday.

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Nothing short of repealing farm laws will help: Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Even as it asserted that it will take all measures to protect the state's and its farmers' interests, the Punjab government led by Amarinder Singh on Thursday made it clear that nothing short of repea

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Laws framed by legislators, not courts: Sidhu on farmers' stir

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Taking up the cause of the farmers who are protesting against the three contentious agricultural laws, Congress leader and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday that in a democra

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Haryana CM launches air taxi service

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday launched an air taxi service between Chandigarh and Hisar from the Chandigarh International Airport under UDAN scheme of the central government.

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Burning farm laws, Punjabi romance and curious case of landless' absence

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST

Against the backdrop of a sulking gray sky tormented by cold winds in the heart of Chandigarh -- Sector 17, Lohri was about songs of resistance, hand made posters, speeches on the newly introduced far

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Back home, Punjab farmers adding sweetness to protest

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

The sweet fragrance of gur or jaggery fills the air in fields across Punjab these days with wood-fired stills continuously working to make it 'immunity' booster for protesting farmers who have set up

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