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Punjab ministers to meet Goyal over RDF today

December 24, 2020 10:18 am

If the state does not get RDF on paddy, it would cost the exchequer about Rs 1,250 crore in paddy season alone, Punjab Food Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said.

Health minister threatens defamation case against Simarjeet Singh Bains

June 06, 2018 2:32 am

Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra Tuesday threatened Lok Insaaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains with a defamation case for alleging that the minister had links with a pharmaceutical company which was supplying drugs to de-addiction centres across the state.

Punjab minister flips coin to decide on posting of lecturers

February 13, 2018 9:13 pm

Two lecturers -- one from Nabha and another from Patiala -- wanted to be posted to a government polytechnic institute at Patiala. In order to resolve the issue, Punjab Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi decided to toss a coin.

Former SGPC chief secretary Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away

January 17, 2018 12:02 pm

He was also close to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Despite political opposition in recent years, his expertise on Sikh affairs often made former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to consult him on complex issues.

Students wait 4 hours for minister, return without seeing lion cubs

October 09, 2014 6:14 am

Mahendra Chaudhary Zoo - Forest minister was to release the animals

Rahul to visit state on October 10

March 14, 2014 12:44 pm

Bibi Jagir Kaur gets bail

November 01, 2012 2:02 pm

Former minister was convicted in a case of kidnapping and wrongful confinement in connection with killing of her daughter.

Briefly Region: Vote in Prez election: CBI to respond to Jagir Kaur’s petition today

July 18, 2012 2:19 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the CBI,asking it to respond to a petition filed by former Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur,seeking interim bail for two days to cast her vote in the forthcoming Presidential elections.

Harpreet murder: two granted bail

July 07, 2012 2:44 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court,on Friday,granted bail to the two co-accused in the Harpreet murder case in which former Punjab Minister Bibi Jagir Kaur stands convicted for conspiring in forcible abduction,kidnapping and wrongful confinement in connection with the killing of her daughter Harpreet Kaur 12 years ago.

Jagir Kaur gets 5 yrs jail in daughter’s murder case

March 30, 2012 5:25 pm

Kaur,who forced her daughter to undergo an abortion,has been acquitted of her murder.