“As a writer, you have to be bold, but not feel compelled to demonstrate ideological commitments,” said the playwright, who interacted with the students, answering their many interesting questions about his life, work and the political and social times.
Sidhu’s next move remains a mystery as he has not said anything since making public his resignation on Twitter on July 14 and 15. With his ouster, the number of ministers in the cabinet, including the CM, has come down to 17.
Data sourced from Punjab Agriculture Department’s statistics wing showed that out of 29 lakh hectare (LH), rice (both paddy and Basmati) transplantation has been done on 27.46 lh, while 18, 492 hectare area has been brought under Direct Seeding Rice (DSR) which led to total sowing on 27.64 LH till July 14.
The revised HRA would be implemented with effect from August 1 and benefit about 3.50 lakh employees. This decision would put an additional expenditure of Rs 1,900 crore on the state exchequer, Khattar said.
She alleged that the man used to beat her “mercilessly” and “used filthy language” while taunting her in the name of her family background but she “tolerated it for the sake of their marriage and the honour of her parents”.
While the association decided to levy the parking fee, it exempted the practicing advocates registered with Punjab and Haryana Bar Association from it. The association also barred the entry of buses at the kutcha parking.
The accused, Sanjay Dahuja, is facing charges in a graft case of Rs 40 lakh involving another businessman Aman Grover, the then DSP of EOW RC Meena, and Sub Inspector Surinder Kumar Bhardwaj, who died recently, at the Chandigarh CBI Court.