June 04, 2020 12:21 pm
Brar and the second accused, Baljinder Singh alias Ballian, who was arrested Tuesday, have, meanwhile, been remanded to two more days of police custody.
June 03, 2020 2:41 pm
The seed 'scam' came to light after a private shop 'Brar Seed Store' located opposite gate no. 1 of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) was allegedly found selling spurious seeds of PAU's new varieties which are yet to be approved.
May 30, 2020 12:15 pm
Punjab paddy seed scam: Speaking to The Indian Express, Tarsem Singh Dhillon, director (seeds), PAU said this was the first year that the varsity had sold ‘Truthfully Labelled’ (TL) seeds of two new paddy varieties — PR 128 and PR 129 — to farmers only.
May 28, 2020 3:11 pm
Farmers have claimed that ‘Brar Seed Store’, a private shop located opposite PAU campus, has been illegally selling spurious seeds of these varieties and that too after increasing the rate manifold.
February 12, 2014 12:31 am
Rai said the government had not yet fixed responsibility for relaxing agreement norms by violating the ‘advance receipt of rice’ clause.
April 08, 2014 12:51 pm
The Punjab government will order an inquiry by the Vigilance Bureau into allegations that its law officer Sushil Singla bribed the Patiala CBI special judge to procure an acquittal order for an accused in the paddy scam
July 13, 2009 12:39 am
Chhattisgarh is witnessing an alleged multi-crore scam with thousands of tonnes of paddy procured only on paper. Glaring irregularities have surfaced in the scheme for procurement...
July 10, 2009 4:15 am
The Chhattisgarh government has turned down the Congress demand for a CBI probe into the alleged paddy procurement scam...