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
Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By Prabhjit Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 04:31 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | By Prabhjit Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2019 01:11 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Muktsar | By Prabhjit Singh, Muktsar
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 11:26 AM IST
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.
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 09:40 AM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Bargari (Faridkot) | By Prabhjit Singh and Gagandeep Jassowal
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 09:04 AM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Prabhjit Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 09:01 AM IST
“It was me who went to Bargari a day after the two youths were killed, and I saw blood on the road,” Amarinder said.
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 10:07 AM IST
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.
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 09:23 AM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Bargari (Faridkot) | By Prabhjit Singh, Bargari (faridkot):
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 09:27 AM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By Prabhjit Singh and Gagandeep Jassowal, Faridkot
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 09:11 AM IST
Beleaguered Badals try to blunt criticism following indictment by Ranjit panel and galvanise the party cadres
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 09:56 AM IST
The state goes to zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections on September 19.
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 09:15 AM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Ferozepur | By Prabhjit Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 11:56 AM IST
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.
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 12:19 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Malout (Muktsar) | By Prabhjit Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 11:08 AM IST
PM said NDA government is trying to restore respect of farmers and soldiers, and is committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022.
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 12:15 PM IST
IG Chhina kept sitting on the findings for nearly four months despite the fact that DIG Ashish Chaudhary had recommended departmental action against Romana.
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 11:09 PM IST
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
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 10:59 AM IST
As 10,000 students invade the city for coaching classes in English, Bathinda sees a spike in smaller enterprises
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 10:58 AM IST
Patients at government health centres across Bathinda and Mansa districts are dependent on the Bathinda civil hospital for ultrasound diagnosis.
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 12:04 PM IST
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.
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 11:27 AM IST
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.
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 11:06 PM IST
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.
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 12:00 PM IST
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.
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:52 AM IST
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
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 11:18 PM IST
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.
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2018 07:58 PM IST
No arrest yet; fresh arrest warrants issued for the three to be produced before court on March 22, the next date of hearing.
Hindustan Times, Rampura (Bathinda) | By Prabhjit Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2018 01:55 PM IST
“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
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2018 10:21 AM IST
The SAD-BJP alliance lost power to Congress last year after two consecutive terms of lasting a decade.
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2018 09:52 AM IST
Police say the men are painters who changed colour of car eventually used in crime at workshop on premises of Sirsa dera.
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2018 09:36 AM IST
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