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Jakhar questions Sukhbir’s silence on SAD leader Langah

Congress candidate for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll Sunil Jakhar today questioned the “silence” of SAD chief Sukhbir Badal on former minister Sucha Singh Langah who had been booked in a rape case. Addressing party workers during a series of meetings in Batala, the Punjab Congress chief said the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal

Silence of actors mysterious: CPI leader on assault of actress   

Kochi: Senior CPI leader Binoy Viswam todaydescribed as “mysterious” the silence of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) and top Malayalam movie stars amid cries for investigation into the “conspiracy angle” of the abduction and assault of a noted actress.       Welcoming statement issued by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan yesterday clarifying that he has

‘Silence of urban voters means support for AAP’

Patiala: A senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Durgesh Pathak on Saturday claimed that the party was heading for a land-slide victory in Punjab, which was going to polls in 2017. He said that according to a survey conducted by an independent agency the party was going to get about 80 seats in

Amarinder corners Kejriwal on SYL issue, questions his silence

Chandigarh: Even as a cornered Arvind Kejriwal continued to maintain an ambiguous silence on the SYL issue, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday escalated the pressure on him to make his stand clear. Rejecting as nonsensical the claim of Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that he need not speak on the SYL issue

`1,000 challan for ‘honking’ at city’s ‘silence zones’

Chandigarh: The next time you ‘honk’ your vehicle’s horn at ‘Silence Zone’ in Chandigarh, you may have to part with Rs1,000 as a challan for the same which will be issued by Chandigarh Traffic Police. Taking stern view of the violation of honking horns, particularly at the Silence Zones in City, the Chandigarh Police have initiated

Panic, silence, mismanagement in Punjab border villages

Chandigarh:  Anxious villagers on Friday continued to move out of their villages in Punjab which shares the International Border (IB) with Pakistan as panic gripped the area regarding a possible strike by Islamabad in the wake of the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LoC). People alleged mismanagement

Kejriwal must break his ‘Vipasna silence’ on filthy goings-on: SAD

Mohali: Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday severely castigated APP convener Arvind Kejriwal over his ‘Vipasna silence’ and asked him to come clean on disclosures of charging hefty sums of money even for simple meetings. In a statement here on Monday party MP and General Secretary Prem Singh Chandumajra said, “Kejriwal must break his ‘Vipasna silence’

UN rejects assertions of Ban’s silence on Kashmir

United Nations: The UN has strongly rejected assertion that Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has a “vow of silence” on the issue of Kashmir. “It’s not a vow of silence. We did say something, but that’s where we stand on it right now,” Ban’s deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters at the daily press briefing yesterday when

Doctors break silence on rot in India’s medical sector

New Delhi: There is a huge nexus among corporate hospitals, pharma companies and doctors who engage in exploitative practices called ‘target system’ and ‘cuts’ with the motive of earning profits, claims a book by doctors, who broke their silence on rampant malpractices. In a chilling narrative, the book ‘Dissenting Diagnosis’ says ‘packages’ offered by multispeciality