As chairman of Cabinet sub-committee on mining, Sidhu had hailed Telangana model of mining policy after a visit to that state and had projected that Punjab had potential to earn Rs 4000 crore annually through mining in state’s rivers.
“Many people who want to pay obeisance at the Kartarpur gurdwara do not have passports and that is why they cannot go there,” Minister Randhawa said, suggesting that documents like the Aadhaar could be allowed instead of the passport.
The proposed project is a joint initiative of Punjab government, World Economic Forum and Mahindra & Mahindra subsidiary Smart Sustainable Mobility Solutions that has been running several electric mobility pilots across the country.
The Sikh family has alleged that six armed persons, including a woman, had barged into their house and kidnapped her, and later forced her to “embrace Islam and forcibly marry Hassaan” on August 28 last year. A case of abduction was registered on the complaint of the family of the girl.
Party spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema said the decision was taken after the Akali Dal’s core committee meeting, presided over by Sukhbir, adopted a resolution moved in a party rally in Sangrur on Sunday.
Sandhu, who delivered a lecture at Punjabi University, Patiala on ‘Drug Menace in Punjab: Myth and Reality’ told The Indian Express, “The Punjab Opioid Dependent Survey, 2015 estimated that Rs 7,525 crore was spent on the purchase of opioids annually, i.e. Rs 20 crore daily.
Apart from State Police Complaint Authority, applications were also sought for post of chairperson and two members each for Divisional Police Complaints Authority at Patiala, Ferozepur, Faridkot, Jalandhar and Ropar.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi condemned the killing of Ravinder Singh, the younger brother of a television anchor, who was shot dead by unknown assailants in Peshawar.