The shooter Frank Roque is serving life in prison for the first-degree murder of Sodhi’s older brother at his Mesa, Arizona, gas station on September 15, 2001. Balbir was the first of scores of Sikhs as well as Muslims targeted in hate crimes after 9/11.
Around 11 farmers and trade union have formed Kashmiri Kaumi Sangharsh Smarthan Samiti against the abrogation of Article 370 which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir and against the bifurcation of the state into two union territories.
The police party came under attack while they were raiding the house of one Aman Singh in the village. They were rescued by Lopoke police which rushed to the spot after receiving information about the incident.
As many as 6.27 lakh workers from 5 lakh households are engaged this year in 22 districts of Punjab under MGNREGS, the central rural job scheme, which guarantees 100 days of unskilled employment per family.
Dr Makhan Singh Bhullar, a senior agronomist at the Punjab Agricultural University, said he was surprised when he received a voice message on WhatsApp from some farmers in Lahore, Pakistan, asking for his suggestion on weed management.
In the audio clip, one of the ASIs can be heard warning the SP of shooting himself after mentioning his name in a suicide note, allegedly after being “pressured” by the senior police official to let off people carrying “unaccounted” gold.
The authorities of 136 Battalion of BSF filed a complaint to the local administration following which two probes were conducted by sadar Kanungo, Ferozepur, and later by additional deputy commissioner (general), Ferozepur, which found the kanungo guilty,
Out of total nine breaches in Jalandhar, four have been plugged. Work is under way at Jania Chahal in Shahkot, which at 500 feet, is the widest breach and will take about four more days to be repaired completely.