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DGP visits Golden Temple ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary

DGP visits Golden Temple ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary

Amritsar – Punjab DGP Suresh Arora on Saturday visited the Golden Temple along with other senior police officers to take stock of the security arrangements in view of the anniversary of Operation Bluestar on June 6. Arora visited all the sensitive points inside and outside the Golden Temple and addressed a meeting of police officers.He asked the

Punjabi singer found shot dead in Dera Bassi

Punjabi singer found shot dead in Dera Bassi

Chandigarh – A 23-year-old Punjabi singer was found dead in Dera Bassi near here, police said on Monday. Navjot Singh’s body, bearing four to five bullet injury marks, was found a few metres away from his car at village Rampur Sainian in Dera Bassi, Mohali, at around 1am, said Inspector Mahinder Singh, police station, Dera Bassi.The

Former Minister Brij Bhupinder Lally held for taking arms inside polling booth

Former Minister Brij Bhupinder Lally held for taking arms inside polling booth

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – Former Home Minister of Punjab Brij Bhupinder Singh Lally (67), who has recently made a switch from Congress to Shiromani Akali Dal was arrested by police for taking arms inside a polling booth. Lally had reached booth number 90 and 91 to check the polling procedure. On the objection of some people,

Inmate threats to Minister through FB from Jail

Inmate threats to Minister through FB from Jail

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): In yet another case of lax security inside Faridkot’s Modern Jail, an inmate went live on Facebook for about three minutes and made objectionable remarks against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, DGP Suresh Arora and Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. The inmate, Gobind Singh, who has been lodged at Faridkot jail since

DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty

DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty

Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Taking cognisance of the dereliction of election duty by officials who deliberately skipped poll duty today, the Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder  Kumar Sharma today ordered FIR against 18 such Officers.Divulging the Deputy Commissioner said that these officials were assigned poll duty but they deliberately skipped the duty and didn’t join the polling

Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala

Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued a stern warning to the Damdami Taksal, a Sikh seminary, over their alleged threats to Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale and cautioned them against any attempt to take law into their own hands. The CM also ordered the police to enhance the security of the Sikh

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot Gidderbaha – After missing the “expected” induction in Punjab cabinet, Congress MLA from Gidderbaha and former president of Indian Youth Congress Amarinder Singh Raja Warring on Wednesday landed in an untimely controversy as a party leader openly claimed to have shielded Warring in an infamous drugs

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07 Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In the case of City Centre Ludhiana, the court of District and Sessions Judge Gurbir  Singh heard the arguments of both sides of prosecution and defence side on closure report filed by Vigilance Bureau. As the arguments were not completed on Saturday,

Ludhiana STF nabs two drug smugglers, recovers heroine worth 60 crores

Ludhiana STF nabs two drug smugglers, recovers heroine worth 60 crores

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a major crackdown, the Special task Force (STF) Ludhiana Zone has arrested two drug smugglers and recovered 11.5 KG heroine, Pakistani Sim Card, mobile phone and motorcycle. The price of recovered heroine is approximately sixty crores in international market.The accused have kept the heroine near Indo- Pakistan border in Ferozepur and were

Arms Act case: Ludhiana court acquits Jagtar Hawara

Arms Act case: Ludhiana court acquits Jagtar Hawara

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Suresh Kumar Goyal on Monday acquitted Jagtar Singh Hawara, one of the key conspirators in the assassination of former chief minister of Punjab, Beant Singh, in the case of recovery of the weapon AK 56. Earlier trial court of Judicial Magistrate Ist Class Varinder Kumar has convicted Hawara in same case.

Govt. offers upgraded posts for officers as no taker for jobs in Jail

Govt. offers upgraded posts for officers as no taker for jobs in Jail

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems there is less interest of jobs for Jails. Despite of efforts, the Punjab Government could not able to fill the vacant posts in Jails. Talking to Daily Post, the minister of Jail, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa told that out of 24 Deputy Superintendents of Jails, 15 have left the jobs till now.

SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder

SHO’s son died due to overdose, drug companion police constable arrested

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – Two days after the mysterious death of son of Ludhiana SHO, the Ludhiana Rural police revealed that the deceased died due to drug overdose. The Police have arrested Police constable who was accompanying deceased and consumed drugs together.The arrested Police constable revealed that they both had consumed heroine and Jivanjot, son of

Two inmates missing from Central jail, role of jail staff under scanner

Two inmates missing from Central jail, role of jail staff under scanner

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a shocking incident, two undertrials went missing in Central jail Ludhiana on Monday. Both the inmates were real brothers and reportedly escaped from Jail. The role of Jail staff comes under scanner as two inmates went missing from high security of Central jail.The search operation was initiated inside and outside Jail for entire

SHO Bajwa gave ‘untrue' info of gangsters, report sought

SHO Bajwa gave ‘untrue’ info of gangsters, report sought

Chandigarh – The Chandigarh Police on Saturday sought a detailed report on the incident in which Punjab police Inspector Parminder Singh Bajwa provided information about the presence of gangsters at a bus stand here last month, which later turned out to be ‘untrue’. Bajwa, who was the Station House Officer of the Mehatpur police station at

SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder

SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – The body of 24 year old son of Punjab Police Inspector was recovered from Ford Figo car at village Hissowal near Jagraon on Saturday. The Police have recovered injections and White powder from the car. Father of deceased, Gurmeet Singh who is posted as Station House officer at Police station division number 8 in

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested

Lakshmi murder case: Family refuses to cremate body till accused arrested Ferozepur A 24-year-old woman was killed during a clash between two groups over a property dispute in a village here on Tuesday, prompting a protest by her family, who have refused to cremate the body till all the accused are arrested. Family of the deceased

Punjab IGP arrested in 2015 firing case

Two suspected Khalistani terrorists arrested

Two suspected Khalistani terrorists arrested. The Punjab Police, on Thursday, arrested two suspected Khalistani terrorists from the Faridkot-Kotakpura highway. According to Police, they were associated with Australia-based Gurjant Singh, who was charged by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in October 2017 in the murder case of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Ravinder Gosain. Further investigation is underway.

Withdraw security cover from Hindu leaders, SC Commission directs Police

Withdraw security cover from Hindu leaders, SC Commission directs Police

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Schedule Caste Commission has directed to Kapurthala Police to withdraw security cover, given to the leaders of Shiv Sena and Hindu outfit as they used security cover to spread violence. Such directions have been issued in the Phagwara violence case, which occurred on April 13, in which a dalit youth had

3-member SIT formed to probe Phagwara communal clash

3-member SIT formed to probe Phagwara communal clash

Phagwara(Puneet Pal Singh) – A 3-member Special Investigating Team(SIT) has been formed to probe the April 13 clash between two communal groups over the renaming of the Gol chowk at Phagwara which left a Dalit youth dead. SIT will investigate the cases registered against both groups and submit its report.Divulging details SSP Kapurthala, Sandeep Sharma said

Measles and Rubella injection case: 13 students hospitalised in Bathinda

Measles and Rubella injection case: 13 students hospitalised in Bathinda

Bathinda – As many as 13 school going children were admitted in Civil Hospital Bathinda on Monday with a complain of ill-health after they were administered the controversial MR injections. The children belonged to different government schools located in the city. According to information, six students were discharged after few hours but seven were under observation at the