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Anti-Narcotics & Anti-Liquor Cell arrested 1,118 drug peddlers in 883 cases in last 3 yrs

Ludhiana: Cracking down on the drug peddlers, the Anti-Narcotics and Anti-Liquor Cell of Police Commissionerate, Ludhiana has arrested 1118 drug peddlers in 883 cases in last three years. The wing has also recovered record quantity of drugs and fine which is highest in the state. The idea to constitute wing was to keep the tab

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Police Commissioner’s initiative to boost morale: Flowers and greetings for Ludhiana cops on birthdays!

Ludhiana: To boost the morale of cops and everyone feel like a family member, the Ludhiana Police commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh has taken an unique initiative to celebrate the birthday of staff members. To mark the birthday celebrations, a bouquet of flowers along with greeting card signed by Police commissioner will be given to the staff.


Breaking: Former Sarpanch shot at in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Some unidentified persons have opened fire on Jasmeet Singh, former Sarpanch of Jasdev Singh Nagar and close aide of CPS Darshan Singh Shivalik. The victim sustained bullet injury in his right arm and rushed to DMC where his condition os stated to be stable. The incident took place outside the house of victim in

Efforts on to trace absconding gangster Gorru Bachcha

Ludhiana: The recent murderous attack on Johny by Gangster Gourav Sharma alias Gorru Bachcha has again thrown a spotlight on the case of Inderpal Singh Ahuja suicide. The police investigation reveals that the victim Johny was playing a key role to settle the matter between the family of Inderpal Ahuja and three cops- Inspector Davinder

Inauguration of projects by halqa in-charges irks councillors

Ludhiana: Almost all the municipal councillors (MCs) were seen agitated over the ongoing practice of inauguration of development works by the SAD-BJP Halqa (constituency) in-charges instead of the concerned area councillors, during the general house meeting of Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana (MCL) held in the corporation’s Zone-A office here on Friday. Finally, the Mayor Harcharan Singh

Breaking- Self staged attack: Shiv Sena leader RD Puri held for conspiracy

Ludhiana: A day after the local Police arrested Shiv Sena youth wing president Amit Arora and his two accomplices for staging attack to get security cover and escort vehicle, the Ludhiana Police on Friday arrested Shiv Sena leader RD Puri and one other for staging attack on his own office to get police security. With

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Ludhiana: Gorru Bachha figures in Manit Nagar shooting incident

Ludhiana: Tension prevailed in Manit Nagar area near engine shed on Thursday evening after around four persons allegedly opened fired on a man identified as Johnny. Eight rounds of firing took place and the victim sustained five bullet injuries and rushed to Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) in critical condition. The reason behind the attack is

Breaking- One injured in gang war in Ludhiana, 6 bullets pumped into victim

Ludhiana: A gangster sustained serious bullet injuries in a clash between two gangs at Ludhiana, on Thursday. It has been reported that the armed men pumped 6 bullets in victim’s body. The victim has been identified as Johny, he was facing multiple criminal cases. He was rushed to CMC hospital as doctors stated that his

Cong leaders say Udta Punjab depicts reality

Ludhiana: After watching the controversial movie ‘Udta Punjab’ in a city multiplex on Tuesday, several local Congress leaders said that the film shows the real picture of what is happening in the state. These Congress leaders including Ludhiana Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu, several MLAs and office bearers of the party watched the

Dist admn to start ‘Panghura Ghar’

Ludhiana: To save the lives of newborn babies thrown out by their parents after birth, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana Ravi Bhagat has stated that the District Administration would soon start a ‘Panghura Ghar’ in Khanna town of the district. The land for setting up of this Panghura Ghar (cradle scheme) has been identified and it would

Multiple woes haunt city HPO

Ludhiana: Visitors to Head Post Office (HPO), near Bharat Nagar Chowk, Ludhiana are suffering a lot due to technical problems, rude behavior of the employees and shortage of staff. Many of them rued that agents get their work done on priority basis due to which common people have to wait long in queues. Many of

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Ludhiana: Scrap bomb explodes in Giaspura, two seriously injured

Ludhiana: The Giaspura area of the city was shaken by a blast today when a live bomb went off in a scrap heap. The bomb was found by two children who started playing with it taking it to be a toy.  The two children were seriously injured and have been admitted to hospital. Police have taken up

Patients harassed lot as civil hospital lacks basic facilities

Ludhiana: Broken roads, leaking of water from taps, scattered garbage, lack of sitting arrangement, closed hospital medical store and unwanted restricted barrier at the entrance of civil hospital are the major problems facing by the patients and visitors.   City’s renowned government hospital is lacking with basic facilities which is showing the careless attitude of

3-month-old child sold for `2.60 lakh, recovered from Chandigarh

Ludhiana: While investigating a child trafficking case, the Shimlapuri police have recovered a child which was allegedly sold by the accused to a Chandigarh couple for Rs 2.60 lakh. The three-month-old child was handed over to the mother of child. Confirming the development, SHO at Police Station Shimlapuri Sub Inspector Sanjeev Kapoor said that the

Daily Post Special: Transferred officials still in govt houses

 Ludhiana: Despite the transfer to other districts, several officials were still enjoying residency in the government houses in city. However, the officials were intimated by the office of Deputy Commissioner to vacate the houses but even then the officials were glued to the houses in Ludhiana city.  According to the house allotment rules of Punjab

A tale of police control room No ‘100’

Ludhiana: If you need help in help in an emergency, don’t rely on Police Control Room No 100 as the emergency number will not help you out. During the evening hours, number 100 number remains out of service and the people in need of police help have to face tough time. Though the cops also

Suvidha centre causing inconvenience to visitors

Ludhiana: Visitors coming to the Suvidha Centre at the Mini Secretariat have many reasons to blame the authorities for, as they are a harried lot due to lack of facilities at the centre. Visitors have to wait for long in the queue which is the regular problem because their is shortage of staff, people use

Child trafficking gang busted, three held for selling child

Ludhiana: In a major crackdown, the Shimlapuri police claimed to have busted a child trafficking gang with the arrest of two midwives and their accomplice on Tuesday. The police claimed that the accused has sold a child to a couple from Chandigarh for Rs 1.50 lakh. The child is presently undergoing treatment at PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Attack on Damdami Taksal Activist, three held

Ludhiana: Within few hours after the attack on Damdami Taksal activist, the local police have arrested three persons. Sandeep Singh serving as ‘Kathavachak’ at Damdami Taksal sustained injuries and rushed to

Breaking- ASI shoots self at Samrala police station

Samrala: An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Punjab police committed suicide by shooting himself at Samrala, on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Amarjit Singh posted at Samrala police station in Ludhiana. The police said that the incident took place at the police station at around 11 in the morning where the deceased shot self with his