The war of words began when Mohali-based Ramandeep Singh Randhawa (28) alias Rammi Randhawa and his brother Prince lampooned New Zealand-based Harkirat Singh alias Elly Mangat (30) for singing songs that glamourised alcohol and guns.
This is the first time that roles in the Army other than officer-level have been opened for women. The Army intends to recruit 100 women in CMP in the first phase, taking the total number up to 1,700 eventually.
Harsimrat, the Bathinda MP, said that it was shocking that despite a request by the SGPC - the elected body of the Sikhs - for jointly organising the momentous event, there had not been any positive response from the state government.
The first major step towards giving permanency to the position of women officers in the Army came in 2008 when it was decided that those serving in the Judge Advocate General department and Army Education Corps would be offered Permanent Commission.
Jagdev Singh Kamalu, Jagtar Singh Jagga, Pirmal Singh Khalsa, Baldev Singh and Kanwar Sandhu were among the original group of MLAs who had sided with Khaira when he had raised the banner of revolt against AAP.
Colonel Monash Bakshi, Commanding Officer of 4 Himachal Pradesh (Independent) Company NCC, has written to the SP, Arijit Sen Thakur, pointing out that correct protocol of letter writing was not being followed while addressing letters to him.
The ruckus began soon after Aam Aadmi Party member Aman Arora raised the issue during the Zero Hour on the third day of the Monsoon Session. Arora asked the state government to come clean on the closure report filed by the CBI.
Congress MLA from Zira, Kulbir Singh Zira said that even when government buses operate certain routes in his constituency, the service is discontinued after a month due to the interference of private bus companies who run buses on same routes.
Phoolka told the Speaker that he had resigned in October 2018 and in the following months he had met the Speaker and given him the resignation in the format required. Yet no decision has been taken till date on his resignation.
Leader of Opposition Harpal Cheema said that despite their protestations that there were several issues, which needed to be raised in the House pertaining to the welfare of the people, the government and the Speaker insisted that there was not enough business to warrant an extension of the session.