Punjab chief minister ParkashSingh Badal will ask the Centre to add maize in NAFED's crop procurement list in order to enable it procure crop from Punjab.
The owner of a garment factory here has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gangrape of a dalit woman who worked at his factory, police said on Wednesday.
Quintessentially traditional with her head covered with the arch of her simple sari, a mother of nine, Matric pass and yet the richest woman of the country, Haryana’s urban local bodies minister Savitri Jindal (64) has to struggle hard for her victory in the upcoming assembly elections.
In the wake of shortage of supplies from neighbouring states like Himachal Pradesh, prices of vegetables including tomato and potato have seen a significant surge in the last one week in Punjab and Haryana.
A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Harjit Singh Adaltiwala lost his security deposit, the outfit’s local leaders who had not taken part in the Patiala Urban bypoll campaigning lashed out at him and Patiala member of Parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvira Gandhi for the dismal poll performance.
Over 300 cases against state officials are at various stages of investigation, while probe in 35 such cases were completed over the past four years, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Wednesday said.
The Punjab local bodies department has issued orders to all municipal corporations, municipal councils and other civic bodies in the state not to pay salaries to striking employees.
Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lashed out at Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and deputy CM Sukhbir Badal for "unleashing a reign of terror in Talwandi Sabo to win the byelection by hook or crook and claim it to be their great victory."