Oppn demands minister exit over mining contracts

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Opposition in Punjab on Saturday stepped up its attack seeking immediate sacking of Cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh for allegedly acquiring sand and gravel mines through “benaami transactions in the name of his former cook and staff,” a charge vehemently denied by him. Raising questions over the allotment of mines […]

Capt speaks to Rajasthan CM over assault on 4 Sikh men

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday spoke to his Rajasthan counterpart Vasundhara Raje and sought her intervention to ensure a probe into the alleged assault on four Sikh men by a crowd in Ajmer in April. Describing the incident as “unfortunate”, he told reporters that the Rajasthan government needed to […]

Mega 60th birthday bash for Gadkari in Nagpur

[Nagpur: NCP chief Sharad Pawar felicitate Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on his 60th birthday celebration in Nagpur of Maharashtra on Saturday. /PTI] Nagpur, May 27 : Braving the blistering 45-plus degrees C heat, this Maharashtra city enthusiastically celebrated the 60th birthday of Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday. The […]