A special correspondent, Prabhjit Singh is the bureau chief at Bathinda. He specialises in investigative stories, with rural reporting being his passion.
Articles by Prabhjit Singh
AAP’s Sadhu Singh, the first-time MP from Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency, is banking on development works carried out from the MPLAD funds in the constituency; says members of breakaway group will fade out gradually.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In the Ferozepur parliamentary constituecny, the Akali Dal has a tough task at hand to replace its sitting MP Sher Singh Ghubaya with a formidable candidate, besides challenging the opposition Congress to defend its citadel.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal credited PM Modi with ensuring conviction of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and the Kartarpur corridor.
The complainant Armana Beghum said the accused took money from her and more than 300 other people assuring them huge returns but never paid back.
A large crowd converged here to mark the third anniversary of alleged police firings which led to death of two Sikh youths during protests against desecration cases.
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bargari (Faridkot) | ByPrabhjit Singh and Gagandeep Jassowal
“It was me who went to Bargari a day after the two youths were killed, and I saw blood on the road,” Amarinder said.
30% of Punjab’s fields would be harvested in districts like Bathinda and Mansa from October 10; over 10 lakh tonne of stubble will have to be managed.
On Tuesday, finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal gave a royal ignore to the teachers, who were demanding regular job as per the conditions notified during their appointment in November 2014.
The radicals have also given a call to observe the third death anniversary of the two Sikh youths killed in Behbal Kalan police firing on October 14.
Beleaguered Badals try to blunt criticism following indictment by Ranjit panel and galvanise the party cadres
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 09:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Faridkot | ByPrabhjit Singh and Gagandeep Jassowal, Faridkot
The state goes to zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections on September 19.
Hours after dissident MLA Sukhpal Khaira accused Bhagwant Mann of being “greedy for chief minister’s chair in the 2017 state polls” at a rally in Moga, the Sangrur MP raised his doubts over the political future of Khaira, without naming him.
The women’s college does not allow students to carry mobiles on campus; institute management is of the opinion that technology is dominating the minds of the youth.
The incident had rocked the national media, with the video of the dancing girl collapsing on the stage and her bleeding body being dragged by some men out of the marriage palace had gone viral.
PM said NDA government is trying to restore respect of farmers and soldiers, and is committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022.
IG Chhina kept sitting on the findings for nearly four months despite the fact that DIG Ashish Chaudhary had recommended departmental action against Romana.
The author also comes across a tormented woman hinting at committing suicide while narrating her husband’s drug addiction. A month later her body was found from a canal at a village near Harike in Tarn Taran district
As 10,000 students invade the city for coaching classes in English, Bathinda sees a spike in smaller enterprises
Patients at government health centres across Bathinda and Mansa districts are dependent on the Bathinda civil hospital for ultrasound diagnosis.
As a result, the Bathinda hospital does 40 ultrasounds a day with over 200 patients pouring in from Mansa, Muktsar and Faridkot districts. Mansa district hospital too has no ultrasound facility.
The victim and her husband, of Buccho Mandi, had approached the SSP after cops at the local police station did not act on their complaint against the accused, constable Sandeep Singh.
Kolianwali, a member of the SGPC and a close confidant of ex-chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, was reportedly not available at home when the officials reached his premises for the recovery on Tuesday.
The administration is also silent over a complaint from seeking the booking of the brick kiln owner under the Bonded Labour Act. Two families from Uttar Pradesh protested on Friday, accusing their employer of keeping them in inhuman condition at the site and not paying them wages.
Lip service: Amarinder Singh sought votes on the promise of a waiver, but now faces heat as more than half the state’s farmers have been left out of the scheme.
Bathinda central varsity students seek action against prof for casting aspersion on girl’s character
The professor had said “Ye ladki kaunsi doodh ki dhuli hai, Punjab mein to ye sab hota hi rehta hai” after a girl student had filed a complaint of molestation against a canteen employee.
No arrest yet; fresh arrest warrants issued for the three to be produced before court on March 22, the next date of hearing.
“Kinni sohni jodi si, nazar hi lagg’ gi,” (such a good looking couple it was, the evil eye stuck them), said a woman’s sobbing voice, who was among a few hundred mourners
‘SAD-BJP will form Punjab govt next year!’ Sukhbir bluffs on back of Modi’s push for parallel elections
The SAD-BJP alliance lost power to Congress last year after two consecutive terms of lasting a decade.
Police say the men are painters who changed colour of car eventually used in crime at workshop on premises of Sirsa dera.
Slipping through fingers: No police presence on road where collection point for ‘goonda tax’ has been set up; sand for project inside refinery being brought sans documents