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"Sikhs Will Not Allow Anyone To Repeat 1984 With Kashmiri Women," Says Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpeet Singh
  Why temperature in Punjab is simmering over Kashmir. Punjabis led by farmers, students and women have come out in open against the trampling of democratic rights in Kashmir by abrogating Articles 370 and 35 A, and dividing the state in two union territories. One of the Akal Takht Jathedar  Giani Harpreet Singh has strongly reacted to the comments from Hindutva elements about Kashmiri women. “Sikhs will not allow anyone to repeat 1984 with Kashmiri women”, he says.   Rajeev Khanna CHANDIGARH, SEPTEMBER 17—Punjab is on the boil on the issue of abrogation of Article 370 and 35 A in Kashmir. Majority of Punjabis led by farmers, students and farm labourers are not only airing dissent on the manner in which the Centre carried out the abrogation but are raising the larger issues of democratic, human and federal rights.   The move by the government to thwart a proposed rally of those who wanted to raise their voice in support of the Kashmiris in Mo...

No ban on 'Padmaavat', SC clears pan-India Jan 25 release
New Delhi, Jan 23: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked all states to comply with its order not to stand in the way of the release of controversial film "Padmaavat" as it dismissed last ditch efforts by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments to block its January 25 release. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said: "People must understand that the Supreme Court has passed an order and it must be complied with." "Our order is to be complied with by one and all. A few hundred people come on the street and create a law and order situation demanding ban. That can't be accepted," Misra said. "You can advise them not to watch the movie if they don't like it. We will not modify our order," the Chief Justice told Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who tried to flag the law and order situation as a ground for blocking release of the film. The court also dismissed a plea by ...

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