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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

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

Bhushan Kumar

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

Punjab Government

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

Pakistan News

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.

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

Delhi Police

#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.

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

Train Accident

#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

Amarinder Singh

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.

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

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.

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

Air Force

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.

08 Mar 2018

Indian Railways

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.

11 Oct 2017


Panchkula riots: Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

In a fresh development, Honeypreet Insan has confessed to inciting violence in Panchkula.

06 Oct 2017


Was Honeypreet Insan behind the Panchkula violence?

Days after Honeypreet was taken into custody, Dera supporters have alleged that she was the one who planned and sponsored the Panchkula violence after Ram Rahim's conviction.

21 Sep 2017

Uttar Pradesh Police

Did a senior UP cop help wanted Khalistani terrorist escape?

In a major embarrassment for UP, Punjab Police has alleged a senior IPS officer of the state took Rs. 45L in bribe to release Khalistani terrorist Gopi Ghanshyampura.

25 Jul 2017


Punjab: Youth has his girlfriend raped to avoid marriage

A Jalandhar youth resorted to inhumanity allegedly to avoid marriage to his girlfriend: he got her raped so he could refuse on this excuse.

15 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

J&K: Rs. 20cr worth heroin smuggled from Pakistan seized

Jammu & Kashmir Police have seized 15kg heroin worth Rs. 20cr from two smugglers who were held at Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

03 May 2017


Punjab SP Salwinder Singh forced to retire over sexual-harassment cases

Former Punjab SP Salwinder Singh who shot to infamy over his role in the Pathankot airbase attack has been forced to retire after several cases of sexual harassment against him, questioned his conduct.

23 Apr 2017


UP Police on alert for terrorists disguised as Sadhus

Uttar Pradesh Police are on alert after they received intelligence inputs warning of attacks by terrorists disguised as Hindu holy men. The inputs said that Pakistan's intelligence service, ISI, had trained 17-18 men, and that they would attempt to blend into the local populace before carrying out the attacks.

21 Apr 2017


ISIS in India: Major terror attack allegedly averted

Police arrested a suspected IS militant from Narkatiya (Bihar); he and three others, part of a module, were allegedly planning a major terror attack.