Bikram Singh Majithia summoned by ED in drug racket case, likely to be grilled on Dec 26
Bikram Singh Majithia summoned by ED in drug racket case, likely to be grilled on Dec 26

In a major set back for the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in the state and a key ally in the BJP-led NDA govt ​at the Centre, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday has summoned the Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in connection with a drug racket case. Majithia is also Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal's brother.

Rail minister flags off Shatabdi service to Bhatinda

A new Shatabdi Express service to Bhatinda was flagged off here on Thursday by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu as part of efforts by the public transporter to enhance inter-city connectivity.

BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu takes dig at Punjab govt, SAD retaliates

A day after outspoken and gabby Navjot Singh Sidhu stirred up a hornet's nest by accusing the Punjab government of being corrupt, the ruling SAD on Monday hit back at the former BJP MP by urging his party's state unit to 'tame' him.

Arun Jaitley would maintain his house in Amritsar: Harsimrat

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would maintain his house in Amritsar and remain in touch with the people here despite losing the Lok Sabha elections from the holy city, Union Minster Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Thursday.

Meet Punjab`s ministerial family - the Badals!

Monday`s inclusion of Harsimrat Kaur Badal, wife of Punjab`s powerful Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and daughter-in-law of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s government has ensured that each member of the Badal family holds a top ministerial post.

SAD`s Harsimrat Kaur leads in Bhatinda

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, sitting MP and wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal, was leading over her relative Manpreet Singh Badal of Congress in Bhatinda Lok Sabha seat.

SAD`s Harsimrat Kaur files nomination from Bathinda seat

Sitting SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal today filed her nomination papers from the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat.

MPs concerned over plight of farmers in flood-hit areas

Concern was voiced in Lok Sabha over plight of farmers in flood-hit areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and other states, and members demanded compensation from the Centre for loss of crops.

Akali MP voices concern over humiliation of Sikhs

Concern was expressed in Lok Sabha on Thursday over growing incidents of harassment and humiliation of Sikhs.

Budget is disappointing: Shiromani Akali Dal

Budget 2012-13 was disappointing and had nothing for women, who comprise half the population, Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur said on Friday.

Sikhs can`t get justice with Gandhis at the helm: Harsimrat

With a Delhi court accepting CBI`s clean chit to Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday said Sikhs cannot get justice with the Gandhis pulling the strings of power at the Centre.