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.
Claiming her party to be a "disciplined" one, she sought to assure that it will strictly adhere to the model code of conduct for which the party cadre too will be instructed separately.
Badal said it was shocking that the chief minister was trying to "befool employees with such cheap tricks".
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has launched a stern attack in his former party colleague Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday, while calling the later ‘traitor’.
Badal was addressing a gathering at Manji Sahib Diwan Hall in the Golden Temple complex to protest the alleged sacrilege attempts, including at the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple last month.
Sirsa had earlier quit the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and joined the BJP. Sirsa on Friday said he withdrew his resignation as a stopgap arrangement to address administrative issues and he will continue as the gurdwara panel chief till a new president is elected in the elections in January.
He said Badal and Majithia have brought the SAD, a party that once boasted of tall leaders like late Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra and late Jathedar Jagdev Singh Talwandi, to ruins.
Addressing the media, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh accused the Congress government of having "struck" at the very livelihood of small truckers by abolishing truck unions.
Channi said only a person like him who has faced hardships can understand the problems of the people, according to an official statement here.
"Kejriwal is best at rolling out bundles of lies before the people of Punjab," he said.
The controversy erupted after Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, pointing towards MLA Navtej Singh Cheema, said that he can ''make a 'thanedar' (policeman) wet his pants". A Chandigarh police officer filed a defamation notice against Sidhu.
A Mohali court on December 24 had dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Majithia.
A bomb had exploded in the Ludhiana district courts complex on Thursday, killing one and injuring six, prompting the Punjab government to declare a high alert in the state.
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.
Brahmpura was expelled from the SAD in 2018 after he raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership.
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”.
He also targeted Kejriwal for his promise of providing Rs 1,000 per month to women, asking him whether he was giving this amount to women in the national capital where he heads the AAP government.
Announcing new poll promises, Sukhbir Badal said farmers would be given crop insurance cover for any damage of their crop and minimum Rs 50,000 compensation would be given if the SAD-BSP alliance comes to power.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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