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05-Jan-2017 Fazilka

Akali leaders among 25 booked for holding meeting inside Punjab jail

Leaders owing allegiance to Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and a jail official have been booked by the Punjab Police following a raid conducted on the Fazilka sub-jail complex in southwest Punjab, police officials said here on Thursday.These leaders and...

06-Dec-2016 Bathinda

Four held for dance troupe member's murder in Punjab

Four men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a female member of a dance troupe at a wedding function in this district, Punjab Police said here on Tuesday.Main accused Lucky Goyal alias Billa, weapon owner Sanju Goyal, marriage palace...

29-Nov-2016 Chandigarh

Three arrested in connection with Nabha jailbreak

Even as security agencies continue the hunt for five of the six prisoners who escaped from the maximum security Nabha Jail on Sunday, three people were arrested on Tuesday by the Punjab Police in connection with the conspiracy for the sensational jailbreak.The...

28-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Khalistani terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo sent to police custody

A court on Monday sent to seven days police custody Khalistani terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo, who was arrested here a day after his sensational escape from a Punjab prison.Delhi Police told the court that they were probing his links with Pakistan's...

28-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Nabha jailbreak : Terrorist Mintoo arrested from Delhi

Khalistani terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo was arrested from Delhi in a joint operation by the Punjab Police and the Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Monday morning.According to senior officials of the Special Cell, Mintoo was arrested from a Delhi railway...

27-Nov-2016 Nabha (Punjab)

Top terrorist, gangsters flee in Punjab jailbreak; woman killed

Security agencies in Punjab and Haryana were on high alert after armed men attacked the maximum security Nabha jail in Punjab on Sunday and escaped with two terrorists, including Khalistan Liberation Force's Harminder Singh Mintoo, and four gangsters, police...

27-Nov-2016 Nabha (Punjab)

Top terrorists, gangsters escape after Punjab jailbreak

In a sensational jailbreak, armed men on Sunday attacked the maximum security Nabha jail in Punjab and escaped with two terrorists, including Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo and four gangsters, police said.The attackers,...

26-Nov-2016 Kharar

Kashmiri student beaten in Kharar, recieved many injuries

A kashmiri student namely Haris Shakeel Khan son of Shakeel of Khan resident of Kadipora Anantnag was allegedly  ruthlessly beaten by his non-kashmiri college mates and local resident boys at Kharar Mohali on Friday when he was proceeding  towards...

23-Nov-2016 Gurdaspur (Punjab)

BSF seizes heroin from smugglers in Punjab

The Border Security Force troopers on Wednesday seized several packets of heroin after exchanging fire with smugglers from the Pakistani side of Punjab's Gurdaspur, an official said.The BSF official said that alert troopers near the Chautra border out post...

14-Nov-2016 Tarn Taran

Two held in Punjab with fake Rs 2,000 notes

Within days of issuance of Rs 2,000 denomination notes, two men were arrested in Tarn Taran district of Punjab, bordering Pakistan, on charge of printing colour copies of the new currency notes.Harjinder Singh and Sandeep, along with two others, were printing...

21-Oct-2016 Amritsar

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) recovered five kg of heroin, valued at Rs 25 crore in the international market, from near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, an official said on Friday.The seizure was made in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Daoke in Amritsar...

19-Oct-2016 Muktsar

Clash over gurdwaras leaves three dead in Punjab

A clash and firing between two groups over control of a gurdwara left three people dead in Punjab's Muktsar district on Wednesday, police said.Six people, who were injured, were admitted to the Muktsar Civil Hospital.The incident took place in Mallan village...

16-Oct-2016 Amritsar

BSF recovers heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday said it has recovered 3.75 kg of heroin, valued at over Rs 18.75 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab.The seizure was made in the area of Border Out Post (BoP) Pulmoran of...

29-Sep-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Forest Guard In Graft Case

Vigilance Bureau nabbed a Forest Guard of Forests and Wildlife Protection Department red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 6000.Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Forest Guard Dhanwinder Singh was nabbed on the complaint...

27-Sep-2016 Pathankot

Search operation in Pathankot after 'suspicious' men sighted

Security agencies carried out an extensive search operation in Pathankot district of north Punjab on Tuesday following reports that some local residents had spotted 2-3 "suspicious men" in Army fatigues.The Punjab Police and other security agencies carried out...

26-Sep-2016 Ludhiana

Vigilance Nabs Asi In Graft Case

Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an ASI red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 3000.Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that ASI Janak Raj posted at Police Station Daba, Ludhiana was nabbed on the complaint of Narinder Kaur W/o Charnjit...

23-Sep-2016 Moga (Punjab)

Punjab village chief's husband, son booked for thrashing pregnant nurse

The husband and son of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal sarpanch or village chief have been booked for allegedly slapping and jostling a pregnant nurse at a private hospital in Moga district, an official said on Friday.A case has been registered against sarpanch...

14-Sep-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs 12 Officers During August

The Vigilance Bureau has intensified its campaign in the month of August to put a check on the corruption and to nab the government officers indulged in such corrupt activities. During the month long campaign, the Bureau has been able to nabbed 12 officers...

08-Sep-2016 Amritsar

BSF seizes 25 packets of heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 25 packets of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Amritsar sector, officials said on Thursday.The heroin seizure was made in the Border out Post (BoP) Shahpur area of Amritsar, nearly 300 km from...

29-Aug-2016 Amritsar

Old bombs, rocket launcher found in Amritsar

The Punjab Police and other security agencies are investigating the recovery of old bombs and a rocket launcher which were found by a labourer from garbage in a locality here, police officials said on Monday.The police were alerted after the labourer opened...

21-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

SGPC orders probe into suicide by national-level handball player

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on Sunday ordered a probe into the suicide of a national-level handball player after she was allegedly denied hostel facility by authorities of a SGPC-run college in Patiala city, 80 km from here.The victim,...

21-Aug-2016 Amritsar

Four kg heroin seized in Punjab

The Border Security Force has recovered four kg heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Amritsar sector, an official said on Sunday.The heroin, which is valued at Rs 20 crore in the international market, was seized in Uddhar Dhariwal area of Amritsar...

21-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

Punjab Gau Raksha Dal chief arrested in UP

The Punjab Police has arrested the chief of the state's Gau Raksha Dal -- a cow protection group -- on charges of assault, wrongful restrain, sodomy, extortion and looting, a police official said on Sunday.Satish Kaumar was arrested by the Patiala district...

16-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

Punjab Police Cracks 2 Sacrileges Cases Within Hours

Acting swiftly, the Punjab Police cracks two cases of sacrileges which include sacrilege of Quran Sharif at Masjid of village Mehlan Chowk in Sangrur district and another incident in village Butala in Police district Amritsar Rural where a page of Gutka Sahib...

10-Aug-2016 Hoshiarpur

Khalistan terror module busted, 3 arrested in Punjab

The Punjab Police busted a terror module in Hoshiarpur district and arrested three suspects on Wednesday.The police also recovered three pistols, ammunitions and 15 bullet proof jackets from their hideout.The terror suspects are from the Khalistan Liberation...

07-Aug-2016 Chandigarh (Punjab)

Engineer among two arrested for stealing high-end cars

A Delhi youth with an engineering degree is among the two persons arrested for stealing high-end luxury cars from Chandigarh and neighbouring areas, the police said on Sunday.A team of the Chandigarh Police Crime Branch has nabbed Harpreet Singh, who holds...

07-Aug-2016 Chandigarh/Jalandhar

Shot Punjab RSS leader critical, shifted to Ludhiana hospital

Senior Punjab RSS leader Brig (retd) Jagdish Gagneja, who was shot at in Jalandhar, continued to be in critical condition and was shifted to a Ludhiana hospital on Sunday afternoon.Gagneja was shot thrice near the busy Jyoti Chowk in Jalandhar city, about 150...

07-Aug-2016 Jalandhar

Punjab Police set up team to probe attack on RSS leader

A special investigation team (SIT) was set up to probe the attack on a senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader and former senior Army official in Punjab's Jalandhar city late on Saturday.Punjab RSS vice-president Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retired)...

02-Aug-2016 Tarn Taran

BSF recovers 15 kg heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 15 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Tarn Taran sector, officials said on Tuesday.The heroin was recovered after exchange of fire between smugglers from the Pakistan side and BSF troopers...

01-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

BSF kills intruder from Pakistan

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers foiled an intrusion attempt from the Pakistani side in Punjab's Ferozepur sector and killed one intruder, officials said on Monday.The intrusion attempt was made on Sunday evening and one intruder was killed in the counter...

28-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Sub Fire Officer In Graft Case

Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Sub Fire Officer red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 3,500.Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Sub Fire Officer Sukhraj Singh posted at Rampura Phul was nabbed on the complaint of Satish Kumar...

28-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Constable Red Handed Accepting Bribe

The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a constable red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that constable Mohammad Afzal posted as inquiry officer in E.O. Wing, Police Line, Sangrur...

27-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

Reader To Sdm Amloh Nabbed Accepting Bribe Of Rs. 25,000

Accelerating the campaign against the corrupt employees, The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today nabbed reader of SDM, Amloh red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 25,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that  Lakshmi...

26-Jul-2016 Ludhiana

Out on bail, sacrilege accused woman killed in Ludhiana

A woman accused in a case of desecration of Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib was shot dead by unidentified people near a gurdwara here in Punjab on Tuesday, police said.Balwinder Kaur, 50, died on the spot after being hit by a bullet in Alamgir area.Ludhiana...

18-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs ASI Red Handed In Graft Case

Vigilance Bureau nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 5000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that ASI Harjinder Singh Incharge PP Kahngarh, Police Station Gharinda District Amritsar Rural...

13-Jul-2016 Amritsar

BSF seizes 21 kg heroin in Punjab

Just a day after it shot dead three Pakistani intruders in the Gurdaspur sector, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday seized 21 kg of heroin in the Amritsar sector of the border along with an Italian-made shot-gun and Pakistan-made ammunition.The...

11-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs SDM’s Reader Accepting Bribe

Sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today nabbed reader of SDM Nawanshahr red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 35,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Harpal Singh, reader of SDM Nawanshahr was caught on the complaint of Mr....

09-Jul-2016 Sangrur (Punjab)

Punjab police grills Delhi AAP legislator in Quran desecration case

The Punjab Police questioned Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Delhi Naresh Yadav for over five hours on Saturday in connection with the Quran desecration incident of last month.Yadav, accompanied by Punjab AAP convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur, Sangrur...

28-Jun-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs A.S.I. Red Handed Taking Bribe Of Rs. 5000

The Vigilance Bureau, Punjab, has nabbed an A.S.I. Sukhchain Singh red handed for taking bribe of Rs. 5000.Disclosing this, a spokesman of the bureau said that the accused A.S.I.  Sukhchain Singh incharge police post Himtana, Police Station Amargarh,...

27-Jun-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Patwari For Accepting Rs. 5,000

The Vigilance Bureau has nabbed a Patwari, Satpal Singh for accepting bribe of Rs.5,000.An official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Mrs. Kulwinder Kaur W/0 late Harjinder Singh resident of Village Jawanda Khurd Teh.& District Tarantarn...

13-Jun-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Je Accepting Bribe

Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Junior Engineer of Punjab Sewerage Board red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 45,00.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that JE Gurwinder Singh posted at Executive Engineer, Sewerage Board, Patiala...

29-May-2016 Chandigarh

Beant Singh's grandson dies from gunshot wound; suicide suspected

Harkirat Singh, grandson of Punjab's late chief minister Beant Singh, died of a gun-shot wound here on Sunday afternoon, police officials said, adding investigations were on to ascertain if it was suicide.Harkirat, who was found injured in his house here, was...

29-May-2016 Chandigarh

Punjab late CM Beant Singh's grandson shoots himself

Harkirat Singh, grandson of Punjab's late chief minister Beant Singh, allegedly shot himself dead in his house here on Sunday afternoon, police said.With a gun-shot injury in his head, Harkirat was rushed to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and...

11-May-2016 Amritsar

BSF seizes 4 kg heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered nearly four kg of heroin along the border with Pakistan in Punjab's Amritsar sector, a BSF officer said on Wednesday.The seizure is valued at Rs.19 crore in the international market.The seizure was made at a...

06-May-2016 Ferozepur

BSF recovers 18 kg heroin in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) said on Friday it had seized 18 kg of heroin in Punjab's Ferozepur sector bordering Pakistan.The heroin seizure is valued at Rs.90 crore in the international market.The seizure was made at the border outpost Karnail Singh...

23-Apr-2016 Ludhiana

Shiv Sena leader Durga Prasad Gupta gunned down in Punjab town

Shiv Sena leader Durga Prasad Gupta was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Khanna town of Punjab's Ludhiana district on Saturday, police said.Gupta, who was provided security by the Punjab Police, was alone when the attack took place near his office...

23-Apr-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Junior Engineer Accepting Bribe Of Rs.5, 000

The Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Junior Engineer of POWERCOM red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.5, 000.Disclosing this spokesman of Vigilance Bureau said that Harpinder Singh, JE, POWECOM posted at Sri Amirtsar was nabbed on the complaint of Mr. Sukhbir...

14-Apr-2016 Ferozepur (Punjab)

BSF, DRI seize over 31 kg heroin in Punjab

Acting on a tip-off, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized over 31 kg of heroin in Punjab's Ferozepur sector on Thursday, BSF officials said.The seizure - the highest single seizure in Punjab's border belt this...

12-Apr-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Registered 6 Cases In March 2016

In order to curb corruption in Punjab, the Vigilance Bureau is being making concrete efforts.Disclosing this a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau said that during March 2016 , 6 cases were registered against corrupt officers who were caught red handed while...

23-Mar-2016 Ferozepur

BSF recovers three kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers have recovered three kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, an officials said on Wednesday.The heroin was recovered near the New Gazniwala border out post, nearly 300 km from here. The contraband was buried...

23-Mar-2016 Pathankot (Punjab)

Manhunt in Punjab after car snatched at gunpoint

Punjab Police and other security agencies have launched a manhunt after a car was snatched from a person at gunpoint at Sujanpur town in Punjab's Pathankot district, police said on Wednesday.The incident took place late on Tuesday, police said.Police officials,...

15-Mar-2016 Ludhiana

SOI to bear medical expenses of two year old rape victim

In a noble gesture Student Organisation of India, wing of Shiromani Akali Dal today visited two year old who was raped by a minor boy. The student wing assured every kind of help to the family of victim and also bears the medical expenses for the treatment...

05-Mar-2016 Chamkaur Sahib

Father kills daughter for returning late from school

A man was arrested in Punjab's Ropar on Saturday for allegedly hacking his teenaged minor daughter to death, after getting enraged when she came back late from school, police said.The victim, Mehakdeep Kaur, was attacked with a sickle by her father on...

26-Feb-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Lineman Accepting Bribe Of Rs. 20,000

Vigilance Bureau has nabbed a lineman of P.S.P.C.L while accepting bribe of Rs.20, 000 and various raids have also been undertaken to catch Senior Divisional Officer.An official spokesman of Vigilance Bureau said according to the complainant,  lieutenant...

09-Feb-2016 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Registered 4 Cases In January Month

Vigilance Bureau  were registered 4 cases during January,2016  against corrupt officers who were caught red handed while accepting bribe. Apart from this, the bureau registered six criminal while the number of vigilance inquiries stands at 5.The spokesman...

07-Feb-2016 Ferozepur (Punjab)

BSF kills four smugglers in Punjab; 10 kg heroin recovered

BSF troopers on Sunday shot dead four smugglers, including two Pakistanis, in Punjab's Ferozepur sector and seized nearly 10 kg heroin, a senior BSF officer said.The Border Security Force troopers also seized arms and ammunition from the spot. These included...

07-Feb-2016 Ferozepur (Punjab)

BSF shoots four smugglers in Punjab, seizes 10 kg heroin

BSF troopers on Sunday shot dead four smugglers, including two Pakistanis, in the Khemkaran sector of Punjab's Tarn Taran district and seized nearly 10 kg heroin, officials said.The Border Security Force troopers also seized arms and ammunition from the...

03-Feb-2016 Ludhiana

Hockey skipper Sardar Singh denies engagement with UK woman

In a tight spot after a young British national filed a complaint of "sexual exploitation" against him, Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh denied on Wednesday he was engaged to the woman.However, Sardar did not deny knowning the woman from Leeds."I...

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