Want to quit as SAD youth wing chief: Majithia

 Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today said he is ready to quit the post of Shiromani Akali Dal youth wing chief as he did not want to hold too many positions. "The post of the youth wing president of Shiromani Akali Dal is a huge responsibility. I am representing the government in the Council of Ministers, besides being the president of the Punjab Rifle Association. I do not want to occupy too many posts," he told reporters at Jalandhar on the sidelines of Punjab State Shooting Championship.

Punjab: 8 ministers found `absent` from office during surprise check by CM

Eight Punjab Cabinet ministers and a senior bureaucrat were found to be "absent" from office during a surprise check by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal says he will quit if allegations against Majithia proved

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said he would resign if allegations pertaining to involvement of Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in the drug racket were proved.

Majithia completes religious punishment for distorting hymn

Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday completed his religious punishment which was awarded to him by Akal Takhat.

Bikram Singh Majithia undergoes penance, washes utensils at Nanded shrine

Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who was handed out religious punishment for distorting a Sikh hymn on Thursday performed `Sewa` at Takht Sachkhand Sahib in Nanded.

Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia ordered to do religious penance

Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia ordered by the Sikh high priests to do religious penance at the five temporal seats (Takhts) of the Sikh religion after he distorted a religious hymn during a political event.

ECI relaxes restrictions on Bikram Singh Majithia

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday relaxed the restrictions imposed on Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, a day ahead of polls in the state.

Amid tension over EC curbs, Punjab votes on Wednesday

Over 1.95 crore voters in Punjab are eligible to cast ballot on Wednesday for the 13 Lok Sabha seats amid political tension after the poll panel banned Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia from moving anywhere in Amritsar city other than his own polling station.

Sikh temporal authority declares Majithia `Tankhaiya" for religious misconduct

One of the five seats of temporal authority in Sikhism, Takht Sri Hazur Sahib, in Maharashtra, has held Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia guilty of religious misconduct for distorting words of compositions of the Sikh Gurus, `Gurbani`, during an election rally.

Punjab minister inserts Arun Jaitley`s name in `Gurbani`, triggers a row

Punjab Minister for Revenue and Public Relations Bikramjit Singh Majithia has triggered a row by `allegedly` distorting the "Gurbani" while canvassing for BJP`s Amritsar candidate Arun Jaitley.

Congress seeks arrest of Majithia for provocative speech

Punjab Congress on Monday sought the arrest of Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his alleged provocative speech at a public rally, which the party considered meant for inciting violence.

Amarinder Singh a Maharaja without kingdom: Majithia

Punjab`s Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia has called Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Amritsar, Captain Amarinder Singh, a Maharaja without a kingdom, and a man whose political career is coming to an end.

Congress continues relay hunger protest over drug case probe

Congress leaders and workers in Punjab continued with their indefinite relay hunger strike, demanding a CBI probe into the multi-crore drug racket.

Punjab Congress leaders led by party chief start hunger strike

Punjab Congress` Partap Singh Bajwa and 9 others started "chain hunger strike" demanding recommendation of CBI probe into drug racket and arrest of state minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

Bajwa seeks Akal Takht`s intervention in Punjab drugs racket

Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa has called on the Akal Takht to intervene in a drugs racket case, and also sought the resignation of state cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia on moral grounds.

Dal Khalsa demands impartial inquiry in drug racket

Radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa on Thursday demanded an impartial public inquiry into the allegations against Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia of being involved in drug racket.

Punjab set to open NRI court

Punjab is all set to establish the first-of-its-kind, exclusive court to deal with cases related to NRIs after the state government received approval for the same from Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Drug racket case: Cong leader hurt in clash with police

A senior state Congress leader was injured today after police used mild force to thwart partymen from laying siege to the residence of Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia here.

Majithia open to impartial probe

Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who was accused of being involved in the drug racket by alleged kingpin Jagadish Singh Bhola, on Tuesday said he was "open to any impartial probe" and even "ready to be hanged" if he had done any wrong, but would not be deterred from his duties by the "blackmailing tactics" of the Congress.

Congress trying to defame me: Punjab Revenue Minister

Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who was earlier accused of being involved in the drug racket by alleged kingpin Jagadish Bhola, denied the charge.