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Hoshiarpur rape, murder: Girl family knew accused almost since his birth

October 26, 2020 7:10 am

Living around a kilometre apart, the families have known each other for two decades -- almost since Surpreet was born. Surpreet’s father is a school teacher.

In Hoshiarpur rape-murder case, challan to be filed in court this week, says CM

October 25, 2020 11:55 pm

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped, killed and then set on fire. Her half-burnt body was found at a house in a village in Tanda in Hoshiarpur on Wednesday.

Amarinder Singh rejects BJP's attack on his govt over Hoshiarpur rape-murder case

October 25, 2020 1:52 am

Amarinder Singh said contrary to what the leaders were claiming, there was no comparison between the Hoshiarpur and the Hathras case. The CM said he himself had directed the director general of police to ensure that the case is fast-tracked by the courts to ensure strict and exemplary action for the accused.

Punjab: Farm outfits struggle to whip up support in areas with BJP dominance

September 22, 2020 1:05 pm

Farmers in Pathankot and Hoshiarpur have not come on roads in strength as has been seen in other districts.

RTI activist booked in assault case, he says bid to silence him

July 04, 2020 12:39 pm

The activist, who is the whistleblower in multi-crore Hoshiarpur land scam and has also been exposing cases of illegal mining and child marriage said that he was implicated in a false case to stop him from highlighting illegal activities in the district.

Hoshiarpur police recovers car snatched at gunpoint from Mullanpur Garibdas

June 18, 2020 10:41 am

According to the police, two men had snatched a Maruti Brezza car from scrap dealer Ashok Kumar, a resident of Mran Wala village in Panchkula.

With no Shramik train from Hoshiarpur, migrants from district descend on Jalandhar

May 15, 2020 1:29 pm

As they waited in a makeshift shed along the way around 10 km from Phagwara on Thursday, a thunderstorm lashed the spot making them scurry for better cover.

Hoshiarpur land scam: Arbitrator wants 75% interim payment to beneficiaries, CALA denies

September 20, 2019 1:05 pm

However, CALA is not ready to release the payment on the pretext that “original alignment” of the road was not followed and wrong land was acquired for the project in over a half dozen villages.

Hoshiarpur land ‘scam': PAG detected excess payment in 8 villages, asked for probe in rest

September 12, 2019 5:43 am

After a complaint was filed by RTI activist Rajiv Vashisth to PMO, NHAI and the PAG on June 18, 2016, a PAG team travelled to Hoshiarpur and scanned the records at the SDM office for three days.

Hoshiarpur land ‘scam’: In ED probe, undue compensation of Rs 37 cr; six to face trial

September 12, 2019 5:43 am

ED’s FIR had claimed that an amount of Rs 58 crore was paid to the private parties by wrongly calculating the amount of compensation on residential/commercial rates.