CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa today said that Union Finance Minister P. Chidambram has given an assurance that Wealth Tax will not be imposed on agriculture land. Bajwa along with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and party MPs today met P Chidambram in Delhi.
CHANDIGARH: PPCC President Partap Singh Bajwa today came heavily on Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for misleading people on the issue of wealth tax and said that Akalis are spreading misinformation and holding protests only to make political capital out of a non-issue.
CHANDIGARH: Adopting a tough posture against the imposition of wealth tax on agriculture land across the country, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today said that he will ensure that it is withdrawn come what may.
MULLANPUR DAKHA (LUDHIANA): PPCC President Partap Singh Bajwa today assured the people of Punjab that PPCC would not allow implementation of Wealth Tax on farmers and he is meeting AICC President Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on May 29 to request them to defer the proposed amendment in this regard in Finance Bill 2013.
CHANDIGARH: Former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the brutal and murderous assault on Indian national Sarabjit Singh in Kot Lakhpat jail in Pakistan on Friday. He said, this was quite inhuman to treat someone in such a barbaric manner with the sole motive to kill him.
LUDHIANA: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa today expressed serious concern over attack on Sarbjit Singh Indian prisoner in Pakistan jail and assured his family full support by the center government.
LUDHIANA: In a deal allegedly struck on Facebook, a baby boy was put on sale on the social networking site and finally picked up by a Delhi man for Rs 8 lakh after his maternal grandfather sold him off to a nurse for Rs 45,000. The child has been rescued by police from Delhi.
A marginalised Sikh group, which in the past had known supporters of Khalistan, has once again gained access to the powerful corridors of the Capitol Hill, raising concerns for India - this time piggybacking on the issue of hate crime that the community is facing in the US.