Articles about Punjab Police

Pakistan's ISI planning to blow up Indian railway tracks: Report

23 May 2022

India
Pakistan's ISI planning to blow up Indian railway tracks: Report

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan has allegedly organized a large plot to target railway lines in many Indian states, India Today reported quoting intelligence sources.

NIA, Punjab Police crack Ludhiana court blast case, arrest mastermind

22 May 2022

India
NIA, Punjab Police crack Ludhiana court blast case, arrest mastermind

The Punjab Police on Sunday claimed to have solved the Ludhiana court blast incident that took place last year.

Relief for Tajinder Bagga, protected from arrest till July 5

10 May 2022

Politics
Relief for Tajinder Bagga, protected from arrest till July 5

In a major relief for BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday ruled he cannot be arrested till July 5.

Mohali: Rocket-propelled grenade hits Punjab Police Intelligence Wing HQ

10 May 2022

India
Mohali: Rocket-propelled grenade hits Punjab Police Intelligence Wing HQ

A grenade propelled by a rocket hit the Intelligence Wing headquarters of the Punjab Police in Mohali on Monday night, the police said.

Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

07 May 2022

Politics
Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday is expected to hear the Punjab government's plea seeking the release of the Punjab Police officers who went to arrest BJP leader Tajinder Bagga.

BJP leader Tajinder Bagga's arrest: Dramatic events involving 3 states

06 May 2022

Politics
BJP leader Tajinder Bagga's arrest: Dramatic events involving 3 states

The arrest of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga from his Delhi home on Friday morning has become increasingly spectacular as the day progressed.

Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

06 May 2022

Politics
Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga was arrested by the Punjab Police from his Delhi residence on Friday morning.

Patiala: Senior cops removed, FIRs filed, internet blocked after clashes

30 Apr 2022

India
Patiala: Senior cops removed, FIRs filed, internet blocked after clashes

The Punjab government on Saturday cracked the whip on the police, dismissing three top officers after two groups clashed during an anti-Khalistan march in Patiala on Friday, leaving four people injured.

Punjab Police officer's car runs over 2 women; 1 dead

18 Oct 2021

India
Punjab Police officer's car runs over 2 women; 1 dead

A speeding car mowed down two young women in Jalandhar, Punjab this morning, killing one of them and critically injuring the other.

Police officer flags security loopholes at Punjab CM's son's wedding

14 Oct 2021

Politics
Police officer flags security loopholes at Punjab CM's son's wedding

A senior police officer pointed out several security loopholes at the wedding function of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's son on Sunday.

High alert in Punjab after Pakistan-backed terror module gets busted

16 Sep 2021

India
High alert in Punjab after Pakistan-backed terror module gets busted

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the police to be on high alert after a Pakistan-backed terror module was busted in the state.

Youth Akali leader shot dead in Punjab, 20 rounds fired

07 Aug 2021

India
Youth Akali leader shot dead in Punjab, 20 rounds fired

A leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) youth wing was shot dead in Mohali district of Punjab this morning, in a chilling crime caught on camera.

Punjab Police wins hearts for delivering meals to COVID-19 patients

15 May 2021

India
Punjab Police wins hearts for delivering meals to COVID-19 patients

Worried that there was no food available after nine members of her family tested COVID-19 positive, a 38-year-old woman from Rajindergarh village in Fatehgarh Sahib dialed the 112 helpline and a Punjab Police team immediately reached their home with the required food.

Republic Day violence: Five identified have criminal records, say cops

31 Jan 2021

India
Republic Day violence: Five identified have criminal records, say cops

At least five people identified at Red Fort during the Republic Day breach reportedly have criminal records in Punjab.

86 dead from spurious liquor in Punjab; 25 arrested

02 Aug 2020

India
86 dead from spurious liquor in Punjab; 25 arrested

The death toll in the Punjab spurious liquor tragedy has risen to 86 with the maximum number of deaths reported from the Tarn Taran district.

'Bigg Boss 13' contestant Shehnaaz Gill's father accused of rape

21 May 2020

Entertainment
'Bigg Boss 13' contestant Shehnaaz Gill's father accused of rape

Punjabi model/actor and Colors TV reality show Bigg Boss 13's finalist Shehnaaz Gill's father Santokh Singh Sukh (also known as Sukh Pradhan) has been accused of rape by a woman.

Gurdas Maan, Honey Singh pay tribute to SI Harjeet Singh

28 Apr 2020

Entertainment
Gurdas Maan, Honey Singh pay tribute to SI Harjeet Singh

The Punjab Police have launched a nationwide campaign #MainBhiHarjeetSingh to highlight the services of policemen and other front-line workers fighting the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

27 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

After actress Raveena Tandon and filmmaker Farah Khan, comedian and TV actress Bharti Singh had filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, thereby seeking quashing of an FIR against her.

Protests against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh in Punjab

29 Dec 2019

Entertainment
Protests against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh in Punjab

On Friday, peaceful protests were carried out in several parts of Punjab against actor Raveena Tandon, director/choreographer Farah Khan, and comedian Bharti Singh, for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Christian community on a television program.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

10 Oct 2019

India
Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.

Lucknow court issues non-bailable warrant against Honey Singh

11 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Lucknow court issues non-bailable warrant against Honey Singh

Punjabi rapper Honey Singh is back in the headlines for another legal trouble.

Rapper Honey Singh booked for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

09 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Rapper Honey Singh booked for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

Punjabi rapper Honey Singh landed himself in legal soup after an FIR was lodged against him in Mohali for lewd lyrics of his song Makhna, released last December.

Honey Singh in legal trouble for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

03 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Honey Singh in legal trouble for vulgar lyrics in 'Makhna'

Rapper Honey Singh, who recently made his comeback after a hiatus, landed in legal trouble for his song Makhna, which was released last December.

Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

01 Jul 2019

India
Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

A 28-year-old man has been arrested from Faridkot in Punjab, for allegedly spying for the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan, the police said on Sunday.

Lahore: Bomb blast at Sufi shrine kills 8, injures 25

08 May 2019

World
Lahore: Bomb blast at Sufi shrine kills 8, injures 25

A powerful explosion outside a revered Sufi shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, took lives of eight people, including five police officers on Wednesday morning. At least 25 were injured.

V-Day horror: Man in love with daughter-in-law kills own son

14 Feb 2019

India
V-Day horror: Man in love with daughter-in-law kills own son

On Tuesday night, Punjab Police arrested a 62-year-old man for allegedly killing his own son.

Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

07 Feb 2019

India
Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

In what appears to be a horrific case of prison interrogation, a sub-inspector of the Punjab Police was booked by the CBI's special crime branch for pouring acid into the mouth of a man who was arrested in a drug case.

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

21 Nov 2018

India
Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, which is probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in the state, following cases of sacrilege in Faridkot.

Amritsar-blast: CM announces Rs. 50L reward for information on suspects

19 Nov 2018

India
Amritsar-blast: CM announces Rs. 50L reward for information on suspects

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today announced a reward of Rs. 50 lakh for anybody providing information on those involved in the Amritsar grenade blast that left three persons dead yesterday.

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

17 Nov 2018

India
#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

15 Nov 2018

India
#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

According to the counter intelligence wing of the Punjab Police, at least six terrorists from Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) have crossed over into the state, and are headed towards Delhi.

Mother claims Punjab police's recklessness killed son, SC orders probe

09 Nov 2018

India
Mother claims Punjab police's recklessness killed son, SC orders probe

The Supreme Court has taken cognizance of a mother's plea and ordered a SIT probe into the death of her son in Punjab.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Protesters removed from track, train services resume after 40hrs

21 Oct 2018

India
#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Protesters removed from track, train services resume after 40hrs

Over 40 hours after the accident in Amritsar in which 59 Dussehra revelers were mowed down by a train, protesters were cleared off the tracks and services resumed on Sunday afternoon.

Amritsar: Locals continue sit-in protest at train accident site

21 Oct 2018

India
Amritsar: Locals continue sit-in protest at train accident site

The situation remained tense Sunday as locals continued with their sit-in at Joda Phatak, where 61 Dussehra revelers were mowed down by a train.

Police seek details of students from other states in Punjab

17 Oct 2018

India
Police seek details of students from other states in Punjab

Police have sought information, including Aadhaar number and contact details of students from other states studying in educational institutions in Punjab.

Punjab still battling drug-menace: Police inaction to be blamed

21 Aug 2018

India
Punjab still battling drug-menace: Police inaction to be blamed

In 3,789 cases where drug possessors were convicted, Punjab police used the same narrative in the charge-sheets.

Elliot Alderson: The hacker who started the Aadhaar security controversy

30 Jul 2018

Technology
Elliot Alderson: The hacker who started the Aadhaar security controversy

TRAI chairman RS Sharma is in the midst of a storm now after his Twitter challenge on Aadhaar's security majorly backfired.

Asiad Gold medalist, Hakam Singh Bhattal, battling serious ailments

29 Jul 2018

Sports
Asiad Gold medalist, Hakam Singh Bhattal, battling serious ailments

Former Indian athlete, Hakam Singh Bhattal, who had won gold medal at the 1978 Asian Games, is battling for his life.

Himachal Pradesh: Wanted criminal killed in encounter, 2 arrested

14 Jul 2018

India
Himachal Pradesh: Wanted criminal killed in encounter, 2 arrested

A wanted criminal was today killed and two others were arrested during an encounter with the Punjab Police in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district.

Punjab: Assistant Sub-Inspector suspended for touching Minister's feet

10 Jul 2018

India
Punjab: Assistant Sub-Inspector suspended for touching Minister's feet

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) posted at Fatehgarh Churian police station near Batala (Punjab) was suspended for "misconduct" after he touched the feet of Punjab Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa at his Qadian residence, police said today.