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Friday, February 28, 2020

Kamaldeep Singh Brar


2004 Amritsar family suicide case: Victim’s sister, now convicted, sold house where suicide took place
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

In 2004 Hardeep Singh along with his mother, wife and two minor male children had committed suicide in Chowk Moni area of Amritsar. Six persons including a former DIG Kultar Singh were convicted by Amritsar court on Monday.

Amritsar: In 2004, DGP wrote a letter accusing convicted cop of large scale corruption
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Kultar Singh was named along with four others in suicide notes left behind by Hardip Singh, whose family committed mass suicide in end of October 2004.

Punjab: Minister wants Akal Takht Jathedar to end monopoly over Gurbani Kirtan telecast
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh too had said that he was committed to ending the cable mafia and would allow any organisation to compete in a healthy environment as long as it is not found to be engaged in any unlawful activity.

Take along minorities if you to want to successfully run the govt: Parkash Singh Badal
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

"I will say that all religions should be respected and take along minorities, take along your allies if you have to be successful in running the government so that all brothers (countrymen) consider themselves part of a family,” Badal said.

Ex-Ajnala MLA who had once targeted Sukhbir, Majithia, returns to SAD
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal posted a message on Facebook stating that he had welcomed both Bony and his father Rattan Singh Ajnala — who were expelled from primary membership in 2018 for “indulging in anti-party activities.

Feeling of insecurity among minorities: Akal Takht Jathedar
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

The Jathedar assured the delegation that Sikhs were with Muslims in efforts to maintain communal harmony in the country.

Is ex-Ajnala MLA set to return to SAD? All eyes on today’s Amritsar rally
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

The biggest obstacle in his way is his father and former MP Rattan Singh Ajnala and SAD MLA and former minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

Hindu outfit leader injured in firing in Gurdaspur, one killed
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Honey Mahajan the president of Shivsena Hindustan’s youth wing, was hit by three bullets in his legs, while another bullet hit his friend, Ashok Kumar in the head.

Punjab: 2 dead, 11 injured as crackers go off during religious procession
Sun, Feb 09, 2020

During ‘nagar kirtan’ (religious procession) near Pahuwind village of Tarn Taran, crackers were being burst by people, the police said. The explosion is suspected to have taken place when sparks from the crackers landed on a tractor-trolley where the fireworks were stacked, officials said.

Gujarat ATS joins Punjab STF in probing 194-kg heroin haul
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

As per an STF official privy to the investigations, the Gujarat ATS had been on the trail of Simranjit Sindh Sandhu, a resident of Ranjit Avenue in Amritsar and a proclaimed offender.

Gujarat ATS joins Punjab STF in probing 194-kg heroin haul worth Rs 2,000 crore
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Authorities believe that the heroin seized by Punjab Police's Special Task Force (STF) on January 31 was part of a 300-kg consignment that they suspect had reached Mandvi coast in Gujarat in 2018.

60 Pakistan Hindus cross into India at Attari-Wagah border, some say may seek asylum
Tue, Feb 04, 2020

Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Manjinder Singh Sirsa received four “Dalit Hindu Sikh families” who he claimed had were facing religious persecution in Pakistan.

194 kg heroin haul in Punjab: After ‘Akali man’, son of Cong leader under scanner
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

The father and son run a hotel in the city and STF suspect that the hotel was used for drug smuggling and knowingly accommodating the accused, said sources.

Swinging between hope and despair, Hindu, Sikh refugee families from Pak, Afghanistan
Sat, Feb 01, 2020

Punjab Assembly, on January 17 adopted a resolution against the CAA urging the Centre to repeal the new law “to avoid any discrimination on the basis of religion in granting citizenship and to ensure equality before law for all religious groups in India.”

A curious case of two missing persons, two police reports and a missing service record
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

One report says that constable Balwinder Singh and his father were picked up by police in 1993 and the former had confessed to crime; other report, 27 yrs later, says they went missing from home

Punjab: One victim’s wife told court they reached compromise with CM’s chief security advisor
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

That Balwinder Singh had been murdered was proven in CBI court only on Thursday. Since 1993, his family couldn’t procure any death certificate of Balwinder Singh, who had been named a proclaimed offender in the police records.

Punjab: Justice still not delivered, says ’62 war veteran’s widow who led 27-year fight
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

“Justice has still not been delivered. Two accused in the case have been released. My family members were killed in cold blood. There was no criminal record against any of them. We have been given no compensation,” says Surjit Kaur.

Amritsar: Today, SGPC to install Ghadar leaders’ photos at Golden Temple
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

“January 11 is the martyrdom day of Mewa Singh Lopoke, who was hanged in Canada for his fight for immigrants’ rights. He was also connected to Ghadar Party revolution. Pictures of revolutionaries will be installed at Golden Temple on the same day,” said Gurvinder Singh of Ghadar Memorial Society.

CAA’s significance has become apparent: Punjab BJP president Shwait Malik
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

Malik asked why former state minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who had “hugged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa”, was silent on the Nankana Sahib incident.

Kartarpur Corridor: A glimmer of peace in a time of friction
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

Though Kartarpur corridor is one of the most important and positive developments in the history of Indo-Pak relations, it is an exceptional case where a peace deal saw daylight in times of bitter relations.