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A Scottish Sikh in Punjab jail : Jagtar Singh Johal

The Sikh diaspora has been the pride of Punjab for more than a century. But the arrest of a 30-year-old Scottish Sikh of Indian origin has triggered a face-off between the Punjab government and sections of the diaspora across continents, with even British Prime Minister Theresa May weighing in. Jagtar Singh Johal had flown down to Punjab for his

Punjab Police nabs shooter behind killings of religious leaders

Chandigarh, Nov 10, Claiming another major breakthrough in the recent killings of religious leaders in Punjab, the state police on Friday said it has arrested the main shooter involved in these crimes. The shooter, identified as Hardeep Singh Shera, was arrested on Friday, Director General of Police (DGP) Suresh Arora said in Ludhiana. The arrest

Rajnath Singh pays tribute to late RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja

Jalandhar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today paid tribute to late RSS leader Brig (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja and expressed hope that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would soon nab killers of Gagneja. While speaking on the occasion of “Tribute Paying Ceremony” organised by RSS for Late Gagneja, who was shot in Jalandhar on 6th august

Ensuring security, Police put up check post outside Brig Gagneja’s house

Jalandhar: The local police have put up a Check Post outside the residence of slain Punjab RSS leader Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (retd), hence ensuring 24X7 security to the family. The check post has been stationed opposite the house of Brig Gagneja, where a heavy posse of police was deployed in the area. Deputy Commissioner of

Gagneja Murder: Anil Joshi questioned security provided to Punjab leaders

Chandigarh: After the death of the RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who died 48 days after attack on him, BJP leader and local bodies minister Anil Joshi raised the questions on SAD government, on Thursday. Despite being an Allie of SAD government, Joshi blamed Akali government for not providing proper security to the prominent leaders of

Dy CM mourns sad demise of Brig. Gagneja

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal expressed deep grief over the sad demise of RSS leader Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja at Ludhiana’s DMC Heart Institute. Gagneja was severely injured after being shot at by two bike-borne assailants. In his condolence message, Deputy CM said, “I join Punjabis in mourning the passing away of