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STF questions Moga SSP Rajjit Singh for 3 hours
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Rajjit was asked about posting of Inderjit during his tenure as Tarn Taran and Hoshiarpur SSP. Rajjit is learnt to have said that Inderjit was posted in Tarn Taran when he (Rajjit) headed the district as SSP.

SAD, Congress cause House ruckus, AAP MLA beams it on Facebook
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

AAP MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira added another dimension to the drama as he beamed the face-off live on Facebook for 4 minutes and 34 seconds.

SGPC nod to Operation Bluestar photo gallery, Bhindranwale picture to be put up first
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

The photo gallery will be set up at the basement of the Bluestar Memorial inside the Golden Temple complex. The memorial, which was thrown open in April 2013, was named as Gurdwara Yaadgar Shaheedan (Martyrs Memorial Gurdwara).

Sirsa encounter: Five minutes after gangsters stopped firing, cops stormed hideout
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

"Policemen found out that while two gangsters had committed suicide and the third one was battling for life due to gunshot injury,” Faridkot Senior Superintendent of Police Nanak Singh said

3 Punjab gangsters dead in encounter, police say they shot themselves
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Police of Punjab and Haryana claimed the three killed themselves after being cornered by their joint team at their “hideout”

As pressure mounts, govt unfazed: ‘Other states followed our cue’
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

The Captain Amarinder Singh government is likely to make the an announcement soon but farmers’ organisations and opposition parties are sceptical about the extent of the waiver planned

As waiver pressure mounts, Punjab says ‘other states followed our cue’
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

The Captain Amarinder Singh government is likely to make an announcement during the budget session of the Assembly that begins on June 14

Punjab considers policy for security, accommodation to former Chief Ministers
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

The Khattar government, which took over in October 2014, cited “high budget” and demands from various quarters to do away with the Cabinet rank given to Hooda.

Sushma Swaraj meets kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq since 2014
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

The family members, who were meeting her for the first time since October 2016, wanted to know what efforts the government was taking to locate the missing men now that most of Mosul had been liberated

Parkash Singh Badal on KPS Gill’s death: One who is born has to die
Sun, May 28, 2017

Jo aata hai vo jaata bhi hai. Hamne bhi jaana hai, aapne bhi jaana hai (Everyone who is born has to die. I will also go. You will also go): Parkash Singh Badal

Canadian mission apologises to ex-CRPF officer, issues visa and ticket
Thu, May 25, 2017

Canadian envoy Nadir Patel had on Tuesday expressed “regret” at the inconvenience caused.

As Iraqi forces get set to reclaim Mosul, kin of missing Indians wait for answers
Mon, May 22, 2017

The men, who were working on construction sites in Mosul, are believed to have been abducted by IS militants on June 11, 2014.

Punjab: Terror module with links in Pakistan, Canada busted, two held
Mon, May 22, 2017

“The arrested terrorists were identified as Mann Singh (40) and Sher Singh (28) from Sri Hargobindpur (Gurdaspur) and Kartarpur (Jalandhar), respectively,” a Punjab government release said.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh ropes in RIL tax adviser with minister’s rank
Wed, May 17, 2017

Ex-IRS officer will be CM’s financial adviser

Punjab govt yet to come up with plan to abolish DTOs
Tue, May 16, 2017

Abolishing the post of DTOs and transferring the powers of DTOs to sub-divisional magistrates was one of the key decisions of Amarinder government in its first cabinet meeting on March 18.

Sparks fly on SYL; Punjab ready for ‘out-of-court’ deal, Haryana warns of ‘legal’ way if talks fail
Sat, May 13, 2017

Chairing the meeting, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks two states to talk it out

Punjab ready to cut deal on SYL, Haryana talks of legal way
Sat, May 13, 2017

Rajnath Singh, as per a press release by Punjab government, however, said if dialogues failed to yield results, the matter should be left to the courts to decide.

Series on acquittals II: Prosecution cases in Punjab falling flat on ‘hearsay’ evidence, ‘stock’ witnesses
Fri, May 12, 2017

While the Punjab Police makes its arrests sound sensational, often linking those it nabs to Khalistani “terrorist modules” in Europe and America, in court, however, case after case fizzles out even more sensationally.

Series on acquittals I: Holes in probe, poor evidence pile up cases without conviction in Punjab
Fri, May 12, 2017

The spate of recent acquittals by Punjab courts in terror cases that rattled the state from 1995 to 2007 is not encouraging.

Gangs of Punjab remain challenge for government
Tue, May 09, 2017

In the latest case of gangwar, a bouncer was gunned down in the Saketri area of Panchkula on Monday. The killing is being linked to the gang of Nabha jailbreak gangster Vicky Gounder.

Punjab: Lock to govt chemical lab found broken, probe is on
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The lab stores and tests viscera samples, rape case swabs and liquor samples

Punjab for tougher desecration law: Can’t single out religion, Centre returns Bill on Guru Granth Sahib
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

The Bill was passed after the SAD-BJP government came under criticism following incidents of desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari in October 2015.

Where is Sitaram Jha, asks family of man who inadvertently crossed border
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Kumar alleged that Indian authorities had acted in an “irresponsible” manner by failing to trace a man who had apparently been released

Special Task Force to get more teeth, statewide powers
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

All members of the STF will have power to register and investigate cases across the state, cutting across jurisdiction issues

In viral video, Punjab minister threatens to suspend school principal over name on inauguration stone
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

The incident happened at a girls school in Nabha where Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was invited as special guest

Pathankot terror attack probe: No trace yet of ex-SP NIA wants as witness
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Salwinder has been declared proclaimed offender in one case and has not joined investigation in the other case so far

Tricolour on country’s tallest flagpole at Attari to shrink
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

The trust is in process of getting 72 feet by 48 feet Tricolour, hoping a smaller flag would last longer at 355 feet.

Punjab: Petty seizures, identical FIRs make it seem a replay of previous govt’s drive
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

The Congress government has stressed it would treat addicts “humanely”, as victims rather than criminals, and put in place a strategy to rehabilitate them.

Plan to scrap route permits: Small-time mini bus operators may be hit
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

Public comfort was the justification offered by transporters to wangle the route extensions, said the official.

Interview with drugs STF Chief Harpeet Singh Sidhu : ‘For Punjab police, no challenge too big’
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

On drugs, we will be following multi-pronged approach in which we will focus on gaining the crucial support of public.

Repaired Tricolour Hoisted at Attari: Trust mulls options to keep flag flying
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

This is the fifth flag to be hoisted on the flagpole after it was inaugurated earlier this month. Unlike the previous ones, all brand new replacements, this one is a repaired flag.

CAG puts PSPCL in dock: Power consumers had to pay Rs 1,428 crore extra
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

The auditor indicts the state power utility for shutting down own plants, not availing rebate & incurring losses due to non-functional micro-hydel projects

Chorus from new MLAs: Want Innova, not Gypsy
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

For the 18 MLAs of SAD-BJP alliance, eight Innovas and 10 Gypsies have been allocated.

Tallest Tricolour hits rough weather in Attari, replaced twice in two weeks
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

The flag is illuminated by LED lights from three poles, each 65-ft high; and, the entire project has cost the state government about Rs 3.5 crore, so far.

Punjab: Gurdaspur jail guards fire in the air as inmates go on rampage
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

The Gurdaspur jail administration has asked police to register a case against the inmates for rioting, causing damage to public property and interfering in government duty among other offences.

Punjab HC order to cancel 7000 bus route permits puts govt in a bind
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

‘Ahead of wheat procurement season, it would lead to large-scale disruption’