Amritpal Singh hails from Jallupur Khera village in Amritsar and claims to be a follower of Bhindranwale. He has made some controversial speeches in the last few days.
Crop diversification and using short duration varieties of paddy are among several initiatives proposed by the Centre and experts to resolve the stubble burning issue in Punjab and Haryana.
Tinu, one of the accused in singer Sidhu Moosewala’s murder, escaped from the custody of the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) unit of the Mansa police on intervening Saturday-Sunday night.
They said a manhunt has been launched to nab Tinu, who escaped on Saturday night when he was brought on a production warrant from Goindwal Sahib jail in another case by the Mansa police, they said.
Singh, who recently joined the BJP, said as law and order was a state subject, it is the duty and responsibility of the state government to confront such forces and check their activities.
According to the data from the ‘Consortium for Research on Agroecosystem Monitoring and Modelling from Space’, not a single stubble burning incident has taken place in the last six days in Punjab.
Sharing it on Twitter, BJP leader Shehzad Poonawalla slammed the “the world-class health model” of the Bhagwant Mann government, alleging it was spending money on advertisements as the poor people of the state suffered.
On July 22, the NIA had announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for information leading to arrest of Nijjar.
Restoration of the old pension scheme, which was discontinued in 2004, has been one of the major demands of the state government employees.
The team will thoroughly probe the case and no person involved will be spared, Punjab Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav said.
The protest was held on the university campus located at Ludhiana-Chandigarh road past midnight.
The incident occurred on Monday when the trailer truck, loaded with sand and stones, took a sudden turn on the busy Phagwara-Chandigarh national highway near Behram
Accused, Sachin Bishnoi had been earlier detained in Azerbaijan. There is information that another accused is being pursued, the Punjab Police chief said.
Kumar’s body has been sent to a local government hospital for post-mortem, Pal said, adding investigation into the case is underway.
The AAP leader added that an increase in the pay of the guest faculty teachers who have been teaching in colleges for the last 18-20 years has also been made.
The government plans to run these institutions with through NGOs, trusts and Red Cross societies by giving them financial assistance, Kaur said in a statement.
In the video shot on July 10, the two-time legislator from Talwandi Sabo could be heard arguing with her husband, Sukhraj Singh. Suddenly, Singh gets up and apparently slaps Kaur.
The incident occurred in Takkarpura village of Patti town on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, they said.
The police said that later the accused also threatened to make her video viral asking her not to disclose the incident to anyone.
Sukhbir also held the Home portfolio at the time of the incident. The summons were issued recently.
The competent authority should also consider the inputs to be provided by the individuals/protectees by giving them adequate notice, the bench of Justice Raj Mohan Singh said in his order on Tuesday.
These additional 58 posts being created in the AG’s office will be reserved for SCs, he said, adding the decision was taken after consulting legal experts.
Station Superintendent, Nasrala Railway Station, Mohan Singh said the DMU train remained stranded for around three hours at the accident site.
Mann gave his nod to the proposal given by the Punjab State Civil Aviation Council.
The accident took place near Satnaur village, about 36 kilometers from here, on Friday evening. The family hailed from Pinjore in Haryana’s Panchkula district and was travelling towards Hoshiarpur.