Articles about Punjab Police
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Mar 2018
Happy birthday Harmanpreet Kaur
The captain of the Indian Women's T20I side, Harmanpreet Kaur is celebrating her 29th birthday today.
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.
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.