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Amarinder seeks probe into attack on Sikh in Karnataka

Punjabi Politics
Chandigarh, May 29 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged his Karnataka counterpart HD Kumaraswamy to ensure a thorough inquiry and stern action against the culprits involved in the alleged attack on a Sikh man in Gulbarga over “fake WhatsApp news”. Taking serious note of the incident, Chief Minister Singh in a tweet asked Kumaraswamy to direct police officials to book the accused under the most stringent provisions of the Indian Penal Code and launch a detailed probe into the incident. Just heard about mob attack on a Sikh in Gulbarga on suspicion of being child lifter following fake Whatsapp news. Request CM @hd_kumaraswamy ji to ensure stringent action against culprits, and full protection for Sikh community and their religious rights in Karnataka. — ...

Anti-Sterlite protests: CM Palaniswami defends police firing, says natural course against attack

India
A day after 12 people were killed in clashes with security forces in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami on Thursday defended the police. “When someone hits you, you naturally tend to defend yourselves. so on such situations, no one acts in a pre-planned manner,” he wrote on Twitter. He also accused political parties of “misguiding protesters.” Nine were also critically injured in the clashes that broke out between police and locals who are protesting against the industrial plant.

Sarpanch alleges attack by mining mafia

Punjabi Politics
Ropar, May 23 The sarpanch of Bhallan village, Amandeep Sharma Sanju, on Wednesday alleged that goons hired by the mining mafia tried to attack him when he went to stop illegal mining in a shamlat land, near here. Sanju said two shots were fired at him and those accompanying him. On Tuesday night, he was told that mining was going on in the village, following which, he along with three others, went to the spot. As soon as he reached there, the goons started hurling abuses at him and opened fire. The sarpanch then reported the matter to the police. Nangal SHO Sunny Khanna said the sarpanch had told them that the time of the incident was 1 am, while media reports said it was 11 pm. “Residents have denied having seen any such activity,” he said. — TNS The Tribune