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  • Moga incident: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal pulls Orbit buses off roads 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday pulled buses run by Orbit Aviation off the roads, after massive protests over the death of a 14-year-old who was molested and then thrown off a moving bus on Wednesday. The victim's family is refusing to cremate the body till the...
  • Moga incident: Sukhbir Singh Badal pulls Orbit buses off roads 16 hours 41 minutes ago

    Moga: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday pulled buses run by Orbit Aviation off the roads, after massive protests over the death of a 14-year-old who was molested and then thrown off a moving bus on Wednesday. Mr Badal has asked the company to send the bus operating...
  • Punjab: AAP leaders protest, burn effigies of Badal over Moga bus case Yesterday

    Moga: AAP activists on Saturday took out a march and burnt effigies of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal protesting against the death of a teenage girl who was molested and thrown off a moving bus belonging to his family. AAP leader Jasraj Jassi, who contested the last Lok Sabha elections...
  • Punjab Minister kicks up controversy, calls death of Moga molestation victim god's will Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Punjab Education Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Surjit Singh Rakhra kicked up a controversy by saying that the death of a 14-year-old girl in Moga who fought a group of molesters in a bus is god's will. The minor girl died after she and her mother were thrown...
  • Moga molestation: Sukhbir Badal finally admits to owning bus company Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Silent for nearly two days after a teenaged girl was killed after being thrown out of a bus owned by him, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday finally admitted that the bus service was run by his company. According to reports, the victim's family was refusing to...
  • Moga: Forced to sign blank papers by police, local politicians, alleges victim's father Yesterday

    Moga: Two days after a 14-year-old girl died after she and her mother were thrown off a moving bus for resisting molestation, the victim's father alleged on Friday that he was forced to sign blank papers by police and some local politicians. Four people have been arrested for molesting the...
  • After molestation-death of a minor, eight men gangrape 23-year-old girl in Moga 2 days ago

    Moga: Punjab's Moga is yet again in news for the wrong reasons. In a shameful incident on Tuesday, eight men gangraped a 23-year-old girl even as the city is yet to come to terms with the tragic death of a teenager who died after she was thrown off a bus...
  • Punjab CM Badal condemns Moga molestation-death case, admits the bus belonged to his company 3 days ago

    Moga: Condemning the Moga molestation case, Punjab chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal admitted that the bus belonged to a company owned by his family. However, he assured that the accused will be brought to book. Congress held a protest in Moga and demanded a discussion on the case in Lok...
  • Punjab: 14-year-old girl thrown off a bus in Moga by eve teasers, dies 3 days ago

    Moga: In yet another incident of shame, a 14-year-old girl was thrown out off a bus by eve teasers in Moga in Punjab. While the girl has succumbed to her injuries, her mother, who also accompanied her, is admitted in hospital. The teenager, her mother and younger brother boarded a private...
  • Punjab assembly bypoll: SAD wrests Dhuri seat from Congress April 15, 2015

    Sangrur: Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) won the Dhuri assembly seat from Congress in Punjab on Wednesday. SAD candidate Gobind Singh Longowal, a former minister and three-time MLA, drubbed Congress-Sanjha Morcha joint candidate Simar Partap Singh, a political greenhorn and grand son of former Governor and Chief Minister Surjit Singh...
  • Parkash Singh Badal sanctions Rs 13.50 crore for projects in Hussainiwala March 26, 2015

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal approved Rs 13.50 crore for development projects at Hussainiwala village in Ferozepur district to showcase rich legacy of martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, and other unsung heroes of national freedom struggle. The district administration Ferozepur has sent a proposal in this regard, a spokesperson...
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar talks to Punjab CM over recovery of five bodies March 20, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday took up the matter of recovery of bodies of five persons from the state with his Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh Badal and urged him to get the matter probed thoroughly. Kumar spoke to Punjab CM and his Deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal on recovery...
  • Parliamentary panel urges Punjab Chief Minister to tackle water contamination February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Reminding Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of his 'Raj Dharma', former Union minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday sought his personal intervention for resolving the issue of water contamination in the state. The Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab, who is the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on...
  • After Delhi, AAP eyes Punjab, also plans to fight local elections in Bengaluru February 12, 2015

    Chandigarh: After the Aam Admi Party (AAP) swept the Delhi elections, deep fissures have emerged between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). On Tuesday, violent clashes erupted between BJP and SAD supporters in Punjab's Tarntaran district over distribution of tickets for the forthcoming Municipal Corporation Polls. A...
  • Accuracy of exit polls in Delhi will fall: Sukhbir Singh Badal February 8, 2015

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said that in a three-cornered contest accuracy of exit polls will fall and the ground-level response will be different. "We respect the opinion of various psephologists but the ground level response will be different. In a three-cornered contest accuracy of exit...
  • Centre not in favour of freeing terrorists convicted in serious charges January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: As Punjab government sought release of the state's prisoners, the Union Home Ministry on Thursday indicated that legal opinion could be taken in select cases like old people and those having completed 20 years in prison but not those convicted in serious charges. Releasing terrorists convicted in charges like...
  • Punjab government protests against BSF, says drugs come from Pakistan and Afghanistan January 4, 2015

    Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab is in a tough situation fighting allegations of rampant drug use and trade in Punjab especially after Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in the drug racket. The party is now trying to shift blame to the border security security force...
  • Proposed dharnas are against drugs, not against BSF: Parkash Singh Badal December 31, 2014

    Amritsar: Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday made it clear that dharnas by the party to be on January 5 should not be misconstrued against Border Security Force (BSF) or any other government agency. SAD Patron and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said the proposed sit-in...
  • Watch: Hot Seat with Sukhbir Singh Badal December 30, 2014

    In this edition of 'Hot Seat', CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey speaks to Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal regarding the controversy surrounding his Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. ...
  • Sukhbir Badal backs Bikram Singh Majithia, says will order arrest if found guilty in drug racket case December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Badal has claimed that there is no proof of his brother-in-law and Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia's involvement in the drug racket. Majithia has been described as the big drug lord of Punjab by many after he was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate...
  • I will order Majithia's arrest myself if he is found guilty: Sukhbir Badal December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal on Friday said that if his brother-in-law and Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia is found guilty he will be first to take action against him. Earlier on Friday, Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials questioned Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in Jalandhar with regard to...
  • Punjab: Congress moves no-confidence motion against SAD-BJP government December 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: Congress on Tuesday moved a no-confidence motion against the Akali Dal-BJP alliance government in the Punjab Assembly. Leader of Opposition Sunil Jakhar moved the motion on issue of drug menace in Punjab and the failure of the Parkash Singh Badal-led government to check the trade and providing patronage to...
  • ED to probe Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in drugs racket case December 22, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's alliance partner in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal is caught in a difficult situation. Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for a drug free society, the Akali Dal's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is brother of Union Minister Harsimrat Badal, has been summoned by...
  • Will cooperate with ED in drug racket case: Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia December 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who has been served summons by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), today assured full cooperation with the agency probing money laundering complaints in the Rs 6,000-crore drug racket case. "...I was not at home when the summons were delivered at my residence and to cooperate...
  • United Singhs crowned World Kabaddi League champions November 22, 2014

    Mohali: United Singhs shocked fancied Khalsa Warriors 58-55 in the final of the inaugural World Kabaddi League (WKL) here in the northern Indian state Punjab on Saturday. The win fetched Singhs' a prize money of Rs 1.80 crore besides a glittering trophy. The final played in front of a packed International Hockey...
  • Parkash Singh Badal seeks Centre's support to check drug inflow into state November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday sought support of the Central government for checking the flow of drugs in the state. Addressing a gathering, Badal said the curse of drugs was one of the biggest problems being faced by the country in general and Punjab in particular....
  • Time for Modi government to handover Chandigarh to Punjab: Parkash Singh Badal November 16, 2014

    Tarn Taran: Charging successive Congress-led governments at the Centre with depriving Punjab of it's capital, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said time has come for Narendra Modi-led government to make Chandigarh the capital of the state. Chandigarh was made the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, following the carving...
  • North East's food processing sector part of PM's 'Make in India' mission November 11, 2014

    Guwahati: The North East's Food Processing sector was a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' mission, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsmirat Kaur Badal said ''Organic production has a very huge national and international market and only North East India has the potential to meet this demand...
  • Amritsar will be one of the best cities by 2017: Sukhbir Singh Badal November 8, 2014

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said the state government will make Amritsar as one of the best cities in the world by year 2017. Stating that he was personally monitoring the ongoing development projects in the city, he said city residents will get relief from traffic...
  • All is well between SAD and BJP: Parkash Singh Badal November 6, 2014

    Sultanpur: Asserting that SAD-BJP alliance is in the interest of the nation as well as Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said all is well between the partners and that BJP will never sever ties with its "time-tested" ally. "There is hardly any issue of confrontation between both the parties...