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Bikram Singh Majithia

Majithia Given Anticipatory Bail By HC, Asked To Join Investigation

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

While granting Majithia the pre-arrest bail, Justice Gill also asked him to not to leave the country till the next date of hearing and share his live location with the investigating agency through WhatsApp.

Bikram Singh Majithia Approaches High Court For Anticipatory Bail

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A Mohali court on December 24 had dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Majithia.

Enough Evidence Against Majithia; Won't Spare Those Involved In Drug Racket: Channi

Channi told reporters here that the drug racket had come to the fore in 2013, when the SAD-BJP government was in power in the state.

Ex-Punjab minister Bikram Majithia booked in drugs case, SAD alleges ‘political vendetta’

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The FIR was registered Majithia under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act at Mohali on Monday. The SAD dubbed the move as “political vendetta”.

Punjab Govt Passes Resolution In Assembly Against Centre’s Farm Laws

Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.

18 February, 2019

Punjab Assembly Witnesses 'War Of Words' Between Sidhu, Akali Dal MLAs; House Adjourned

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The Punjab Assembly witnessed a war of words between Sidhu and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs which forced adjournment before the budget could be presented in the House on Monday.

16 March, 2018

'Arvind Kejriwal Has Murdered AAP In Punjab': Delhi CM Faces Political Parties' Ire Over Apology To Majithia

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Union minister and SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal said Kejriwal's apology has exposed the "low level of politics" adopted by the AAP.

16 March, 2018

Will Fight Now As 'Aam Aadmi Of Punjab', Says Bhagwant Mann After Resigning As AAP Punjab Chief

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"I m resigning as a president of AAP Punjab ... But my fight against drug mafia and all kind of corruption in Punjab will continue as an 'Aam Aadmi'of Punjab," he tweeted.

15 March, 2018

Kejriwal Likely To Apologise To Jaitley To End Legal Mess

Outlook Web Bureau

The "meek surrender" of Kejriwal drew flak from Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit leaders who termed his apology a "letdown".

31 October, 2017

Tribune’s Front-Page Apology For Drug Story Against Majithia Sparks Tension Between Editorial And Trust

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In 2014, Majithia, who was Punjab's revenue minister was alleged to have links with a multi-crore drug trafficking racket after drug peddlerJagdish Singh Bhola confessed to political funding during elections and alleged Majithia's involvement.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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