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The Tribune Special - Desperate for drugs, they weep like children

Drug addiction has become a major poll issue with several leaders accused of shielding drug peddlers. The Tribune visited a village on the Punjab-Rajasthan border that has become a haven for addicts… 400 more words


The Tribune - Taken away by cops during militancy, he prays for son’s return

Arun Sharma, Tribune News Service

Ropar, April 22. A day after a Ropar court ordered framing of charges against Punjab DGP SK Sharma and others in the kidnapping of Kuldip Singh 24 years ago, his father Ajaib Singh hopes against hope for his son’s return. 709 more words


The Tribune - SAD promises fast-track courts on anti-Sikh riots; Manifesto pledges industrial package, more jobs

Sarbjit Dhaliwal & Jupinderjit Singh, Tribune News Service

Bathinda, April 21. The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday stuck to its “traditional” issues of transfer of Chandigarh and Punjabi-speaking areas to Punjab, non-sharing of river water and justice for anti-Sikh riot victims in its manifesto. 683 more words



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Sikh24.com - Op/Ed: Vaisakhi Reception at Downing Street and Why I Attended

Harsimrat Kaur, Sikh24 Editors

Monday, 14 April 2014. This past Monday, Prime Minister David Cameron hosted a Vaisakhi reception at Downing Street. The event was an opportunity for the PM to address a group of around 70 – 100 Sikhs amongst other guests but it also gave an opportunity for the individuals in the room to network. 508 more words


The Tribune - Historic move: Hisar khap agrees to climb down on gotra, caste marriages

Deepender Deswal, Tribune News Service

Hisar, April 20. A skewed sex ratio has driven the mahapanchayat of the Satrol khap, comprising 42 villages in the Narnaund region of the district, to allow inter-gotra and inter-caste marriages in these villages with the exception of marital ties in the same gotra and same village. 417 more words


The Tribune - Captain’s Tytler remark draws backlash; Riot-hit protest in Amritsar; Congress accuses SAD, BJP of playing communal card

Perneet Singh, Tribune News Service

Amritsar, April 20. The alleged remark of Congress candidate Captain Amarinder Singh giving a “clean chit” to Jagdish Tytler seems to be becoming a poll issue with a group of SAD workers and 1984 riot victims staging a protest outside the local Congress office here. 281 more words