Leaders of Haryana's INLD were ordered to be released by a court in Punjab's Rajpura town on Monday.
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With potato prices going down, the Punjab government on Friday directed agriculture marketing agencies under it to intervene immediately and bail out potato growers in the state who were suffering heavy losses.
Top INLD leaders were among scores of persons arrested on Thursday on the Haryana-Punjab border at Shambhu, 10 km from Ambala in Haryana, as they drove to the spot as part of their declared plan to dig the SYL canal.
At least 10 persons were killed and over 20 wounded on Thursday, when a massive blast rocked parts of Lahore in Pakistan, a day after the army announced a countrywide crackdown against terrorists.
Scores of INLD leaders and supporters were on Thursday detained by the Punjab Police at the inter-state Shambhu barrier, 10 km from Ambala in Haryana, as their plan to start digging for the controversial SYL canal ended peacefully.
As authorities in Punjab and Haryana sealed the inter-state border, thousands of INLD supporters headed from Haryana's Ambala city towards the border on Thursday afternoon to dig the SYL canal at the party's call.
Upping the ante on its proposed move to start digging the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal on the Punjab-Haryana border on February 23, Haryana's main opposition party INLD on Monday said that it will go ahead with its threat even if the authorities call the Army to stop them.
With Haryana's main opposition party, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) adamant on starting digging work of the controversial Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal on February 23, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, and the Congress on Saturday warned them against any misadventure on this issue.
Over two weeks after placing Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed under house arrest, Pakistan has included the name of the Mumbai attacks mastermind in the Fourth Schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA).
The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended its status quo order on the land acquired in Punjab for the construction of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal, giving Punjab time till February 20 to file its response to the Haryana government's plea challenging the de-notification of land acquired for the purpose.
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