Speaking to The Indian Express, the truck driver Shahzad Bhatti (30), a resident of Arifwala in Pakistan’s Punjab province, said he was so pained by singer Sidhu Moosewala’s death that he “wanted to do something big and unique”.
The police said that most of the protesters had their faces covered. They damaged glass window panes, ticket counters etc.
At times, the CM was spotted standing up through his car's open sunroof to greet and meet people, while at some other instances he also got down from his vehicle to shake hands with a few.
The tree on which the beehive was damaged on Thursday due to gusty winds adjoins a traffic police booth near the light point, Sector 17-18.
Police said that Amit (10) was kidnapped on June 15 and in the evening, his father Amninder Kumar, who lives in a 'vehra' in Dhandhari Khurd area of Ludhiana, received ransom calls demanding Rs 1.50 lakh.
The farm unions, who held protests in 70 places across 23 districts of Punjab, have claimed that the government was asking for copies of farad (land records) to be submitted with the procurement agency before purchase of the moong and maize crops.
CM harps on his three-month-old govt achievements
Named after the former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the project was 'relaunched' by the Congress government in December last year ahead of Assembly elections and former CM Charanjit Singh Channi had laid the foundation stone, again.
Village residents said that water had started entering fields Wednesday night and caused the canal’s banks, which were too weak to handle the pressure, to break.
Ludhiana jail superintendent Shivraj Singh said that the injured inmate was a “B-category” gangster.
The cop was identified as Jinder Kumar (48). His body was found on railway tracks near the Lakkar bridge, said inspector Jaskaran Singh, SHO Government Railway Police (GRP), Ludhiana.
Members of the union had blocked the Patiala road for about 3 hours and later they lifted the dharna as authorities assured a meeting of the union with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
Ludhiana police commissioner Kaustubh Sharma said that following the gruesome murder of Sidhu Moosewala on May 29 in Mansa, these criminals used to threaten the people in Ludhiana and other districts of Punjab using virtual numbers on WhatsApp.
On Tuesday evening, the Punjab police had taken transit remand of Bishnoi from Patiala House court in Delhi. A convoy of the AGTF left Delhi on Tuesday evening and reached Mansa in the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.
The flag march was started around 6.30 pm and news of Bishnoi being brought to Punjab came after that but residents are linking the march with Bishnoi’s production in Mansa court .
Jagmohan Singh Patiala, general secretary of BKU Dakaunda said, “The government is asking for copies of farad (land records) to be submitted with the procurement agency before purchase and also there is a quota of 5 quintals per acre procurement..we want the purchase of each and every grain.”
Locals noticed the body on the roadside and informed the police. The Dugri police reached the spot and started an investigation
Manjinder Singh Sidhu belongs to Daudhar Garbi village of Moga. His family said that even as he managed to escape and reach Tehran, the Indian Embassy was not providing any assistance to facilitate his safe return to India.
According to the policy, moong can be purchased through cooperative societies and not through arhtiyas (commission agents). Due to this, the arhityas will not make any commission by procuring produce.
Asserting that the AAP candidate could not be compared with the Congress's Dalvir Goldy, Warring said AAP did not field the CM’s sister as her defeat was certain.
Meanwhile, 22 farmer unions have threatened to launch protests in mandis from June 16 if the Punjab government does not iron out all the wrinkles in the procurement process.
As many as 320 teachers of English and social studies, from across the Punjab participated in the workshop, in the presence of state education minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer and Punjab's SCERT director Maninder Sarkaria.
Animals and pets also require attention in view of the heat load. To avoid heat stress and dehydration, keep the animals indoors with frequent water availability and nutritious diet.
While noting that it was 'certainly a case of medical negligence leading to deficiency in services', the court ordered Dr Gurmit Singh, a laparoscopic surgeon who runs Preet Surgical Centre & Maternity Hospital in Patiala, to pay the compensation.
While two accused – Ranjit Singh and Jasvir Singh – surrendered before a local court in Bagha Purana, the third one Gurjit Singh was arrested. Two others – Hansa Singh and Dharam Singh – were still on the run, police said.