May 06

SC to hear Uttarakand matter at 12 noon

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear at 12 noon the centre’s plea challenging the quashing of the proclamation imposing the President’s Rule in Uttrakhand. An apex court bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh, after taking up the matter as first item of day, said it would be heard at 12

Sukhbir Badal cracks the whip: raids Police Stations ,nakas on night Patrol

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal raided some of the Punjab Police Stations and Police Nakas in Mohali on Thursday midnight.They visited Mohali, Patiala  and Fatehgarh Sahib districts .Sukhbir was accompanied by DGP Suresh Arora. The DCM-DGP duo surprised Police Personnel in at least 11 places.They travelled incognito without any security cover  

Punjab Police Transfers: 10 more PPS officers transferred

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government on Thursday issued transfer orders to 10 more PPS officers with immediate effect. The officers are as below: 

Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba named as the next Navy Chief

New Delhi: Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of Western Naval Command, has been appointed as the new Chief of Naval Staff and will assume charge on May 31. 58-year-old Lanba, a specialist in Navigation and Direction, will have the full three-year tenure as the Navy Chief. He will succeed Admiral R K

Shravan Kumar of the times: kills old parents; apprehended by police

Muktsar Sahib: The police has solved the blind murder case in which an elderly couple was killed in Malout and they had been finding it difficult to crack so far. The police finally did so on Thursday with the arrest of the ‘arhtiya’ son of the couple.  Announcing this at a press conference here, district police

CBI summons Harish Rawat in corruption case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday summoned ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat to Delhi for questioning on Monday in a corruption case.

Punjab Police Transfers;12 PPS Officers shifted

 Chandigarh: Punjab Government on Thursday issued transfer order of 12 PPS

Gangrape victim suicide case: Accused detained under NSA

Muzaffarnagar: An accused in the gangrape of ahealth worker, who later committed suicide, in January has been detained under the National Security Act by the district authorities. District Magistrate D K Singh said main accused in the case, Shahid (23), who is in jail, was yesterday detained under the National Security Act. A 40-year-old married

Punjab Government Issues Transfer Policy

Punjab: The Punjab Government issued guidelines for the general postings and transfers of officers and officials of the government in the state during 2016-17 on Thursday. Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of the Punjab Government said that the transfers would be done upto 31st May, 2016. Giving details of the broad guidelines to be

College student shot dead, hand severed

Ramgarh (Jharkhand): A 31-year-old B.Ed student was shot dead outside her college at Ramgarh with one of her hands found severed. Sonali Murmu, a married woman, was allegedly being harassed by one Suken Mandal of Dumka for long who had even threatened her after marriage, Superintendent of Police, M Tamilvanan said. Prima facie, it appeared

PM Modi clears Development Project of Kalka Shimla NH- 22

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the NH-22 Shimla Project on Thursday.The project cost estimated to be RS 1583.18 crore.The total length of the road will be approximately 28 kms. CCEA has approved the development of the project which entails to convert Shimla byepass into a four lane road.

Heavily armed gangsters arrested in Rampura Phool; possible links to Rocky murder

Rampura Phool: In a major breakthrough for the Punjab police, a contingent of the local police here were able to nab an heavily armed gang of six gangsters along with the weapons. The operations was a part of the Punjab police campaign against the gangsters in the state. ‘ As per police sources, the gang

Breaking Now: Fire in third floor Elante Mall, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: A fire broke out on the third floor of the Elante Mall on Wednesday evening. Till the filing of this report, the fire tenders were still to reach the spot. As per latest reports, the fire broke out in the Kelang Restaurant near Food Court of the mall on the third floor. However, it

1984 riots continue to haunt Amarinder; faces shoes, bottles in California

California: Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh face stiff opposition in California from the Punjabi diaspora. Captain had to get away from the ceremony in the middle of it. The opposition was so intense that people threw their shoes and bottles at the dias. So much so that Capt Amarinder’s supporters were forced to form a security

Police lathicharge protesting Punjab Congress workers in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Police on Wednesday resorted to lathicharge on protesting Punjab Congress workers at Chandigarh near congress bhavan, Sector-15, who were on their way to gherao Punjab’s Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal residence. The Congress workers were protesting against the government on farmers issue. Sources said that dozens of Congress workers were injured in the incident,

Minor girl kidnapped earlier in Patiala, rescued

Patiala: A 6-yr-old girl was kidnapped by some unidentified persons here on Wednesday from Patiala’s Chandni Chowk. The girl was on her way to school and was travelling on rickshaw. Following this the police started a search operation and within few hours the Patiala police has rescued the

Jagmeet Brar, Bir Davinder approach Bains brothers for forming another front

Ludhiana: Jagmeet Brar and Bir Davinder have approached Bains brothers for forming another front in Punjab. As per information received, Jagmeet Brar held a meeting with Bains and invited him for May 21 rally. Following this, Bains brothers are yet to decide on their future course of action. The political circles are rife with activity

Friends now: Bir Devinder joins hands with Jagmeet Brar to make May 21 conference a success

Patiala: Expelled Congress leader Jagmeet Brar got a shot in the arm in his preparations for a mega conference on May 21 in Chhapparchhiri with Bir Devinder joining hands with him to make it a success.  The two leaders met at Bir Devinder’s Patiala home today and embraced each other publicly to show their unity.

Still no arrests in Rocky murder; police check point ahead of Kalka coming up: SP Solan

Solan: The Solan police is still to make any arrests in the Rocky Fazilka murder shootout. Talking to Daily Post India, Solan SP Anjum Ara said that teams of policemen had been sent to prospective places the same day and the police was working in close co-ordination with police forces of the neighbouring states.  Ara informed that

Punjab Police transfers: 24 PPS officers transferred

Chandigarh: The following Punjab police officers have been transferred with immediate effect, as per an order issued here on Tuesday: