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12-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

Crackdown on corruption: Embezzlement of 19.29 cr detected

Zero tolerance towards corruption is the new mantra of the state government. Taking the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh’s crusade against corruption to a new level, the Finance Department has unearthed a Rs 19.29-crore embezzlement of public funds.This...

16-May-2018 Rupnagar

Rupnagar Police Arrested five members of a robbery gang

Raj Bachan Singh Sandhu, PPS, Sr. Supdt. of Police, Rupnagar has disclosed through Press note that district Police Rupnagar had launched campaign against anti social elements. Under this campaign police apprehended a five members of a gang who executed the...

17-Apr-2018 Sangrur

400 kg charas, Rs 17 lakh seized in Punjab

As much as 400 kg 'charas' (cannabis derivative) and around Rs 17 lakh in cash were seized from two drug suppliers who have been arrested, Punjab Police said on Tuesday.Sangrur Senior Superintendent of Police Mandeep Singh Sidhu told the media that 250...

06-Apr-2018 Amritsar

BSF shoots Pakistani drug smuggler in Punjab

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed a Pakistani drugs smuggler and apprehended another early on Friday near the international border in Amritsar sector, a BSF spokesman said.Four kg of heroin, valued at Rs 20 crore, two Pakistani SIM cards and a mobile...

06-Mar-2018 Jalandhar

Punjab Police nabs killer of Hindu leader Vipan Sharma

The Punjab Police operation against gangsters got another major boost on Tuesday with the arrest of the dreaded criminal Saraj Singh Sandhu, wanted in the high-profile daylight killing of Hindu outfit leader Vipan Sharma, along with multiple heinous crime...

25-Feb-2018 Kharar (SAS Nagar)

Multi-crore scam disclosed in Panchayat Samiti Kharar : Anuraag verma

Finance Commissioner Rural Development & Panchayat informed that a multi-crore scamhas been found under Panchayat Samiti Kharar and in this context, it is decided to suspend two BDPOs namely Jatinder Singh Dhillon & Malvinder Singh.He said that a special...

20-Feb-2018 Ferozepur

BSF kills intruder on Punjab border, recovers 10 kg heroin

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan and recovered 10 kg heroin along Punjab's border with Pakistan in the frontier district of Ferozepur, officials said on Tuesday.The BSF recovered a Chinese-made pistol, ammunition, Pakistani...

09-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab Police hints at Dera connection in Maur Mandi blast

Just over a year after a powerful blast in a car in Maur Mandi town left seven persons dead, Punjab Police was said to be close to cracking the case and hinted at a connection with controversial Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.Police...

09-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Three Punjab teachers suspended for Dalit student's rape

The Punjab Education Department on Friday suspended a government school Principal and two teachers on charge of moral turpitude after the rape of a Dalit girl student by two of them in a school in Jagraon last year came to light."Those placed under suspension...

27-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau Nabs Revenue Patwari Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 5000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Satpal Patwari posted at halqua Dalla additional charge halqua Kalru, Tehsil Sultanpur...

27-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Wanted Punjab gangster hiding in Rajasthan killed in shootout

When Punjab Police raided a house in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan late on Friday evening, Vicky Gounder, one of Punjab's most wanted gangsters, who was inside with two of his accomplices, realised that police had surrounded the house, and opened fire.In...

15-Dec-2017 Bathinda

Two gangsters shot dead by Punjab Police, three held

Two gangsters were shot dead on Friday and three others arrested in a shootout in Bathinda district in Punjab, police said.Gangsters Manpreet Manna and Prabhdeep were killed in retaliatory firing by police after a group of five gangsters travelling in two...

07-Dec-2017 Ludhiana

NIA arrests arms supplier in Ludhiana RSS leader's killing

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said it has arrested an arms supplier involved in the murder of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana in Punjab.An NIA official told IANS: "The agency has arrested Malook who is accused of providing weapons...

06-Dec-2017 Ferozepur

Congress, Akali Dal activists clash in Ferozepur district

Ruling Congress and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal supporters clashed openly in the presence of the Punjab Police in Ferozepur district on Wednesday in the run-up to the municipal elections in the state.Police sources said that supporters from both sides indulged...

18-Nov-2017 Ferozepur

Punjab Police Nabs Three Drug Smugglers From Indo-Pak Border

Continuing with its crackdown on drugs trade, the Punjab Police has busted a gang of drug traffickers and smugglers with the arrest of three persons from the Indo-Pak border area in Ferozepur district.Though the main suspect, Manjit Singh @Manna s/o Jarnail Singh...

13-Nov-2017 Amritsar

Gangster's Facebook post leaves Punjab Police red-faced

A Facebook post by a gangster, involved in the killing of a Hindu leader in Amritsar, admitting to his crime, has left the Punjab Police embarrassed.Saraj Sandhu, who is being chased by the state police, not only admitted to killing Hindu Sangharsh Sena...

11-Nov-2017 Faridkot

Punjab gangster goes live on FB from prison; 7 booked

A gangster and six other prisoners have been booked following a complaint from prison officials in Faridkot that he went live on social networking site Facebook from inside the prison, police said on Saturday.The gangster, Lakha Sidhana, went live on Facebook...

10-Nov-2017 Jalandhar

Rs 1.18 crore looted from cash van in Punjab

Six armed men looted Rs 1.18 crore from a private bank's cash van near Jalandhar city in Punjab on Friday, police said.The unidentified men came on three motorycycles and forced the HDFC Bank cash van to stop near Manak Rai village, about 25 km from Jalandhar.The...

31-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs J.E. Taking Bribe Of Rs. 10,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Junior Engineer red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said JE Sarbjeet posted at Water Supply...

30-Oct-2017 Amritsar

Hindu leader shot dead in Amritsar

Less than two weeks after the murder of a RSS leader in Ludhiana, a Hindu organisation leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in this Punjab city on Monday, police said.Vipin Sharma, the district president of Hindu Sangharsh Sena in Amritsar, was...

28-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Member SC Commission Taking Bribe Of Rs. 50,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a member of Punjab State SC Commission Babu Singh Panjawa red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 50,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau...

24-Oct-2017 Gurdaspur

Sikh leader assaulted in Punjab gurdwara complex

Punjab Police on Tuesday booked over a dozen people following an assault on a Sikh leader inside a gurdwara complex in Gurdaspur district.The assault on Johar Singh, President of the managing committee of Chhota Ghallughara Gurdwara at Qadian, took place late...

20-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Superintendent Of Panchayat Samiti For Accepting Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a superintendent of Panchayat Samiti red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 41000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Balwan Gagat,...

17-Oct-2017 Ludhiana

RSS leader shot dead in Punjab

Unidentified assailants shot dead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Ravinder Gosain on Tuesday in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said.Eyewitnesses told the police that Gosain was shot from close range by two motorcycle-borne assailants in Kailash Nagar area.He was rushed...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Rape accused ex-Punjab minister Langah surrenders

After remaining underground for three days, Punjab's rape accused former Shiromani Akali Dal Minister Sucha Singh Langah dramatically surrendered before the District and Sessions Court here on Monday.Langah, who was booked on Friday at Gurdaspur on the complaint...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Four suspected Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana

Four suspected terrorists of Khalistani terror outfit Babbar Khalsa were arrested from Punjab's Ludhiana district, police said on Monday.They were nabbed following the interrogation of seven members of the Babbar Khalsa who were arrested on Saturday after...

23-Sep-2017 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Senior journalist, mother brutally murdered in Mohali; Punjab sets up SIT

Senior journalist K.J. Singh and his aged mother were found brutally murdered in their residence in Mohali town of Punjab, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday, police said.Both victims were attacked by their assailants in their corner house in Phase 3 B2 of Mohali,...

20-Sep-2017 Amritsar

BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border

Border Security Force troopers killed two drug smugglers in an encounter near the international border with Pakistan in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar, BSF sources said on Wednesday.They said around five kg heroin was recovered from the spot. Search operation...

18-Sep-2017 Abohar

BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers have seized over 12 kg heroin at two locations near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Abohar sector, a BSF officer said on Monday.The haul was made during a search ahead of the barbwired security fence, Border Security Force Deputy Inspector...

18-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media

With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, the Punjab Police have finally woken up to the need to tackle...

03-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Education Officer Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Block Primary Education Officer (BPEO) posted at Nakodar, district Jalandhar red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab...

02-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Clerk Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today a clerk Rajinder Kumar posted at Nagar Council Mansa was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,800.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said...

26-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Head Constable Accepting Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Head Constable (HC) Jeet Singh red handed while accepting bribe in a bribery cases.Disclosing this here an official spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said HC Jeet Singh ingh...

25-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

4 SEs Chargesheeted

In a bid to take the war against corruption to its logical conclusion and ensure transparency, the Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu has now ordered that charge-sheet against suspended SEs P.K.Goel, Kulwinder Singh, Pawan Sharma...

21-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari Kirpal Singh posted at revenue halqa Bhamnada, Tehsil Morinda District Rupnagar red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman...

16-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs 38 employees in bribery cases in two months

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, has been able to nab 38 officials of different departments red handed while accepting bribes in 30 trap cases during the month of May and June which includes 11 employees of revenue department,...

13-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari And His Agent Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Banga, district SBS Nagar red handed for accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Mr. Gurdev...

12-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police Nab Two Terrorists To Bust Another Terror Module

The Punjab Police have busted yet another terror module in the state to solve two cases in which a Dera Sacha Sauda follower and a controversial religious preacher in Rajasthan were killed in 2016.The state police, acting on the directives of Chief Minister...

10-Jul-2017

Vigilance nabs a private person red handed working in SDM office

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a private person working in the SDM office Batala red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Santokh...

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