Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday filed an application before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court, Haryana, for permission to go to Nepal for 20 days to carry out relief work there.
Mired in political controversies ever since he took over reins of state, chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday made a desperate bid to connect with Srinagar by visiting at least 15 places in city.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the state government will send relief material including food items for earthquake victims in Nepal.
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said his government was actively working on a policy to provide affordable housing facility to the people in the state and to ensure planned development in order to check the mushrooming of unauthorised colonies.
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC) on Monday sent 25,000 food packets to the quake-hit Nepal to help those affected there. The food packets were transported on Indian Air Force IAF aircraft. More food packets are likely to be dispatched to Nepal later on Monday, DSGMC media adviser Parminder Pal Singh told IANS.
The fear of inclement weather from Monday has triggered “panic harvesting” of wheat across the state. Under high stress, the farmers are out in their fields even during night, even though harvesting after dark is banned. Many have already brought their produce to nearly 1,800 grain markets in Punjab. Agriculture minister Tota Singh told HT on Sunday that farmers were impatient to wrap up the work before another spell of rain and strong winds.
Leader of Opposition in Punjab assembly Sunil Kumar Jakhar on Sunday said Congress leaders will resolve their difference of opinion on certain issues and put up an "united fight" in the next assembly elections.
Punjab is set to get "uninterrupted power supply" by the end of this year as Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the state will become "power surplus".
A resident of Basant Vihar in the city was arrested on Sunday on the charges of sexually abusing his minor daughter.
Slamming the government for ‘tardy’ procurement operations, People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal on Sunday called for immediate steps to end the harassment of farmers in mandis and adequate compensation for the crop damage due to the inclement weather.
The BCCI is unlikely to act on the ICC's letter to its President Jagmohan Dalmiya in which it is alleged that board secretary Anurag Thakur was photographed with a suspected bookie during a function in Chandigarh.
Farmers on Sunday blocked traffic on the Moga-Amritsar national highway for over four hours alleging that procurement agencies failed in lifting their produce from markets.
Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu has accused the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of making false announcements as most of these remained on paper.
Slow lifting of wheat: Farmers block Amritsar-Delhi railway line at Jandiala Guru