Articles about Punjab Police

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

15 May 2021

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

#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

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

#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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Punjab: Women's T20 captain loses DSP post over fake degree

10 Jul 2018

Punjab: Women's T20 captain loses DSP post over fake degree

The Punjab government has landed in a major embarrassment: an Arjuna awardee, whom CM Amarinder Singh chose for appointment as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), has been found to possess a fake graduation degree.

Punjab: Moga SSP removed from post within week of taking-charge

08 Jul 2018

Punjab: Moga SSP removed from post within week of taking-charge

Senior Superintendent of Police of Moga (Punjab), Kamaljit Singh Dhillon, has been removed from the post only days after he assumed it.

Punjab: 12 travel-agents booked for sending youths abroad on forged-documents

30 Jun 2018

Punjab: 12 travel-agents booked for sending youths abroad on forged-documents

Twelve travel agents have been booked in Punjab for allegedly duping 30 youths of several lakhs of rupees by sending them to the USA on forged documents, who are now languishing in the US's Arizona jail.

Punjabi youths chasing American dreams find themselves in US jails

22 Jun 2018

Punjabi youths chasing American dreams find themselves in US jails

Chasing the American dream, Bunty Singh (not his real name) illegally entered the US after crisscrossing several countries but landed in an immigration detention center in Otero, New Mexico, where he has been languishing for the last 16 months.

22-year-old Punjabi singer Navjot Singh found shot dead

28 May 2018

22-year-old Punjabi singer Navjot Singh found shot dead

The dead body of a budding Punjabi singer named Navjot Singh was discovered near Chandigarh on Sunday night.

Punjab Police cautions people against fake message on WhatsApp

21 Apr 2018

Punjab Police cautions people against fake message on WhatsApp

The Punjab Police has cautioned the people against a "fake" message being circulated on WhatsApp, asking women to call up at a mobile number if they needed help.

Pathankot: High alert issued after local claims sighting suspected terrorists

16 Apr 2018

Pathankot: High alert issued after local claims sighting suspected terrorists

Security forces today put the city of Pathankot in Punjab on high alert after a local claimed to have given a lift to two suspected terrorists.

Elliot Alderson: The ethical hacker who exposed Aadhaar's security flaws

24 Mar 2018

Elliot Alderson: The ethical hacker who exposed Aadhaar's security flaws

A few weeks ago, French security researcher Baptiste Robert, who is better known by his Twitter username Elliot Alderson, hacked into the Aadhaar app within a minute and reportedly gained access to 22,000 Aadhaar card details.

Aadhaar app hacked in one minute; 22,000 card details exposed

16 Mar 2018

Aadhaar app hacked in one minute; 22,000 card details exposed

To highlight India's data security issues, French security researcher Baptiste Robert alias Elliot Alderson has hacked into the Aadhaar app.

Happy birthday Harmanpreet Kaur

08 Mar 2018

Happy birthday Harmanpreet Kaur

The captain of the Indian Women's T20I side, Harmanpreet Kaur is celebrating her 29th birthday today.

Punjab's "most wanted" gangster Vicky Gounder shot dead in police-encounter

27 Jan 2018

Punjab's "most wanted" gangster Vicky Gounder shot dead in police-encounter

Punjab's most wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and his accomplice Prema Lahoria have been killed in a fierce hour-long encounter by Punjab Police near the Punjab-Rajasthan border.

Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

07 Jan 2018

Serial killer behind 7 murders in 22 years finally arrested

Following the murder of Patiala's Rajinder Singh on 30 December, police arrested a Ludhiana-based 47-year-old auto-rickshaw driver, Jagroop Singh in connection with the killing.