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Surjit Singh Rakhra


Punjab Education Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra says molestation death was ‘God’s will’

May 03, 2015 5:16 am

After the comments drew widespread criticism Rakhra denied claimed he was talking about crop failure.

PU youth fest ends on dramatic note

September 26, 2014 11:49 pm

High drama witnessed on the last day of the ongoing Youth and Heritage Festival of Panjab University at Government College for Girls.

Punjab govt to spend Rs 1,700 cr on rural roads

September 03, 2013 3:36 am

The government will spend Rs 1,700 crore on up-gradation and expansion of rural link roads,said Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra on Monday

As CM promises rain down,Ludhiana battles traffic snarls,waterlogging

April 09, 2014 12:19 pm

The visit of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was nothing less than a battle to deal with for the city residents

Media must work to maintain people’s trust: Surjit Singh Rakhra

April 21, 2013 2:08 am

The media has played in an important role in exposing corruption,and now it should work to maintain the confidence that people have reposed in it.

HC refuses to stay polls,gives govt a week to respond

April 16, 2014 12:10 pm

Refusing to stay the upcoming panchayat elections in the state,the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday gave the Punjab government,22 deputy commissioners and Minister for Rural Development Surjit Singh Rakhra a week to reply to a PIL filed by the state Congress,which has accused the state of “clandestinely” carving out wards for the elections.

Delimitation of wards: Cong moves HC

April 16, 2014 12:23 pm

The Punjab Congress on Tuesday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the delimitation of wards for panchayat elections.

Verdict effect: State to ‘re-look’ at panchayat polls

April 16, 2014 12:32 pm

The Punjab government is having a “re-look” at holding panchayat elections in the state in the wake of the impending death sentence to Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar.

Briefly Region

April 16, 2014 2:33 pm

Two boys — Satbir,a resident of Tajiya village and Rohtash,a resident of Bhrokha village — were honoured by Sirsa Deputy Commissioner J Ganesan on Wednesday for showing exemplary courage in rescuing a drowning woman on March 27.

Briefly State

April 17, 2014 11:49 am

A local court has sent two minors to a juvenile home for allegedly attempting to rape a 7-year-old girl in a village in Hajipur on Friday.