jalandhar News

Illegal crackers hidden in empty plot explode in Jalandhar locality; 1 arrested

Over two dozen houses were damaged by the explosion. Residents whose homes were damaged demanded the government compensate them by selling properties of the accused. 

Chandigarh: Jalandhar resident booked for stalking woman cafe manager

The victim, working as a manager in the cafe for the last few months, is a resident of Zirakpur. Sources said the accused was caught on the CCTV cameras installed inside the cafe


Hoshiarpur sees spike in petty thefts, snatching; accused almost always addicts

Both police and the locals attribute such incidents to drug addiction among the mostly unemployed youth.

Punjab: Thanks to brimming reservoirs, power production at Bhakra up

The inflow in Bhakra is 31,691 cusecs per day while the usage is 34,116 cusecs.

Parched Punjab finds a source of water: rejuvenated village ponds

A 2-km underground pipeline network now supplies water to his farm free of cost from the rejuvenated village pond.  Sandeep Singh, a former sarpanch of Manak Dheri village in Hoshiarpur district, too now irrigates his three acre farm with water from the village pond.

Punjab govt schools say hello to ‘tough’ English

One of the highest failure rates in subject, activity-based initiative is now changing conversations in classrooms.


Jalandhar: A candidate with Rs 1,329 in his bank account, and no property to declare

Kashmir Ghugshore, 40, a matriculate and ITI diploma holder, is contesting his fourth election.

Jalandhar case recovery case: ASIs fled with cash stashed in jute bags, says informer

A team of Khanna police had raided the residence of Father Anthony Madassery on March 29 and recovered Rs 16.65 crore.

Jalandhar cash misappropriation case: Accused brought to city to recreate crime scene

SIT has brought the arrested accused Surinder Singh, a police informer, to the spot where raid was conducted.

Jalandhar cash recovery case: Arrest warrants issued against 2 ASIs, two more charges added in FIR

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case had applied in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohali to obtain arrest warrants against the ASIs, Joginder Singh and Rajpreet Singh, whereupon the court issued arrest warrants and permission to search up to May 2.