Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's Orbit Aviation transport company, which grabbed headlines recently after a 13-year-old girl was molested and thrown out of a moving bus owned by the firm, has been in news in the past as well for wrong reasons.
Both houses of Parliament witnessed noisy scenes on Tuesday as the Opposition demanded a discussion on the death of a 14-year-old girl who was molested and then thrown off a bus in Punjab's Moga district last week. Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh will moved an adjournment motion in the Parliament to discuss the "collapse of law and order situation" in Punjab and demanded President's Rule in the state in reference to the Moga molestation case.
The Punjab government on Monday constituted a five-member panel to suggest steps to ensure safety of women passengers in the view of Moga molestation case that embarrassed it and put spotlight on women's safety in public transport.
Expressing grave concern over the second molestation case in Punjab within a week, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Monday said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should resign if his government is not able to protect women in the state.
Four days after a teenaged girl was molested and pushed out of a moving bus resulting in her death, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal finally arrived here on Sunday and met the victim`s family.
Citing conflict of interest, Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should either resign or shut down his transport and other businesses, days after death of a girl after being shoved off from a bus owned by the ruling family.
Under attack, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday described as "intolerable" and "painful" the incident in Moga involving molestation of a gil and pushing her to death from a moving bus belonging to a company owned by his family.
Three days after a teenage girl was molested and pushed to her death from a moving bus in Punjab's Moga district, her relatives have refused to perform her final rites till the time the proprietors of the company that owned the vehicle are booked.
As protests increased over the death of a Dalit girl after being pushed out of a moving bus owned by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal`s transport company, state Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa on Saturday said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his family members lacked the moral courage to even go and meet the victim`s family.
The father of the teenaged girl, who was killed after being molested and thrown off a moving bus owned by Punjab's ruling Badal family, on Saturday claimed threat to his life and that of his family and sought security cover.
The relatives of the girl, who got killed after being molested and shoved off a moving bus owned by Punjab's ruling Badal family, have refused to perform her last rites, two days after the incident, rejecting government compensation and demanding action against the owners of the vehicle.