Unemployment – The Biggest Challenge

Just like every other person who is into politics or takes a keen interest in the social-economic state of the country, I also start my day by reading a newspaper and going through the local news. I have realized that Punjab has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons. The state of the youth of Punjab, as pointed out by the esteemed newspapers, is quite appalling. While more than 60 % of Punjab’s population in the age

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Pathetic state of civic amenities in Punjab

I have spent almost all my life in Amritsar and seen this place grow from a spiritual hub to one of the most visited cities by the tourists in India. Since my college days, I have met with people in and around this constituency, talked to them about what they feel has been lacking in Amritsar. And it is the same old story. Lack of civic amenities still plagues the golden city. Despite the ruling party clearing 6,

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State of Education in Punjab

Education plays a crucial part in training the youth to live a successful life in this era of global competition and helps to tackle every challenge that cosmos throws their way. Without education one can barely help themselves or their family make ends meet and the quality of one’s life is significantly affected. So it becomes imperative to ensure that the problems that Punjab’s education sector has been facing since decades are addressed at length. We all are aware of the appalling state of Government run schools and how ill staffed and poorly maintained they are. I recently got my hands

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Drug Menace in Punjab

There was a time when Punjab was called the most prosperous state in Asia with an abundance of resources. There was a time when people would talk about Punjab's contribution to the nation's GDP and how a state that has depended entirely on agriculture was once the richest state in India. But that "sone di chirhi" is headed towards a slow and brutal death. Statistics depicting Punjab's drugs problems have now replaced the facts that would once talk about Punjab being the "gra

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