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26-May-2017 Chandigarh/Ludhiana

Pharmacist Nabbed Red-Handed Accepting Bribe Of Rs.7000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Pharmacist posted at Civil Hospital Ludhiana red handed while accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Som Chand Goyal, posted...

25-May-2017 Chandigarh/Jalalabad

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Ladhuwala, Jalalabad red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Mr. Basti Ram, Patwari,...

19-May-2017 Gurdaspur (Punjab)

BSF recovers 8 kg heroin in Punjab

In a joint operation with Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized eight kg of heroin in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector on Friday, a BSF officer said.Based on information from Punjab Police, the joint operation was launched near the border fence...

17-May-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Kingpins of paper leak scam arrested by Vigilance Bureau

In a major breakthrough, Punjab Vigilance Bureau has succeeded in apprehending the main culprits behind the various cases of paper leak in the year 2015. These papers were conducted for the recruitment of various posts in local bodies department. The wanted...

16-May-2017 Ferozepur

BSF recovers heroin worth Rs 25 cr in Punjab

In a joint operation with the special task force of Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday recovered five kg heroin worth Rs 25 crore buried under a berry tree in Punjab's Ferozepur sector."Based on specific information provided by Special...

07-May-2017 Chandigarh

High Level Team of Vigilance Bureau visits Harike Head Works

A high level team of Vigilance Bureau led by Mr. BK Uppal, Chief Director, Bureau today made a special visit of Harike Head Works. Mr. Uppal reviewed the scrutiny of irregularities in the development works of Harike Head Works, Sirhind Feeder Canal, Ferozepur...

26-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF seizes over two kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers on Wednesday seized over two kg of heroin, valued at more than Rs 10 crore in the international market, along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF official said.Two kg of the contraband was found concealed in a two-litre bottle of a soft...

19-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Sales Tax Inspector Accepting Bribe

The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau today achieved a major breakthrough in its campaign against corruption by nabbing a Inspector of sales tax red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 6000.Disclosing this, official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that...

06-Apr-2017 Abohar

BSF recovers 5kg heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Thursday recovered five kg of heroin in Punjab's Abohar sector, an official said."Based on specific information about smuggling of narcotics through the International Border, a special ambush was laid. The team observed...

05-Apr-2017 Ferozepur

15 kg heroin seized by BSF in Punjab

At least 15 kg heroin was recovered by Border Security Force troopers on Wednesday following an exchange of fire with Pakistani smugglers in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, a BSF officer said.The heroin is worth an estimated Rs 75 crore in the international...

03-Apr-2017 Amritsar

BSF recovers heroin in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on Monday recovered around five kg of heroin from Punjab's Amritsar sector, an official said."Based on a specific information, a special search operation was carried out by BSF troopers. Four bottles (1.5 litres each) were...

27-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Patwari Red Handed Accepting Bribe Of 4000

Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Patwari red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 4000.Disclosing this official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said that Patwari Sujan Singh posted at revenue area Sarai Amanat Khan, District Tarn Taran was nabbed on the complaint...

20-Mar-2017 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Mohali woman held for killing husband; body found in suitcase

The Punjab Police has arrested a 35-year-old woman for allegedly killing her husband and then packing his body into a large suitcase to dump it. The suitcase was found from the couple's luxury BMW car.The accused, Seerat Kaur, who is closely related to a...

18-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

CBI arrests senior Punjab official for bribery

The CBI has arrested the Joint Director of Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training (PSBTE&IT) for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, an official said on Saturday.Jagjeet Singh was on Friday caught red-handed during a raid conducted...

18-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Seven kg heroin recovered in Punjab

At least seven kg of heroin, worth Rs 35 crore, was recovered in a joint operation by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here, a BSF official said on Saturday.The heroin was in seven sealed packets."Based on a specific input,...

13-Feb-2017 Ludhiana

30 bombs, grenades found near Ludhiana

Police on Monday recovered 30 bombs and hand grenades from an open area on the outskirts of Punjab's industrial city Ludhiana.Investigation has been launched into the recovery of the explosives from Alamgir area, about eight kilometers from Ludhiana, a police...

11-Feb-2017 Ferozepur

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The BSF has recovered five kg of heroin from the tyre of a bullock cart near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, an official said on Saturday.The seizure was made in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Jagdish in Ferozepur sector on Friday...

07-Feb-2017 Gurdaspur

BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab on Tuesday, officials said. The incident took place near Simbal."A Pakistani intruder crossed the border and came inside Indian territory. BSF challenged him to...

06-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Tension in Punjab after Congress-Akali Dal clash

Tension prevailed in Punjab's Majitha constituency on Monday following clashes between supporters of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress, a police officer said.Police reinforcements were rushed to Mian Pandher village in Amritsar district, 275 km from...

01-Feb-2017 Bathinda

Punjab blast: police say twin IEDs at spot; toll rises to 5

Punjab Police on Wednesday hinted that the powerful blast in Maur Mandi town in Bathinda district on Tuesday evening which left five persons dead was due to twin high-intensity IEDs.The death toll in the car blast went up to five on Wednesday with two more...

31-Jan-2017 Bathinda

Three killed in car blast in Punjab town

Days before polling in the Punjab assembly elections, at least three persons were killed in a powerful blast in a car close to a rally of a Congress candidate near the state's Bathinda city on Tuesday evening, police said.Nearly 15 people were injured in...

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...

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