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Navjeevan Gopal


In FIR against protesters, farm laws find mention
Mon, Feb 01, 2021

The FIR was registered on a complaint by Paschim Vihar SHO Tejpal Pal Singh under sections of the IPC, Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act.

In FIR against protesters, three farm laws find mention
Mon, Feb 01, 2021

The FIR stated 18 policemen were injured and 15 men from various districts of Malwa region of Punjab were detained.

Sukhbir asks party cadre to rush to Delhi border stir sites
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

During a media briefing in Delhi, SAD president Sukhbir Badal alleged that police were “bringing them (BJP cadre) forward, encouraging them and giving them full protection”.

Explained: Who is Balwant Singh Rajoana, the convict in Beant Singh assassination case?
Tue, Jan 26, 2021

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the central government to take a call within 14 days on the mercy plea of Balwant Singh Rajoana.

Bittu assaulted at Singhu, he says ‘plot to kill him’, blames ‘foreign funded element’
Mon, Jan 25, 2021

Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu said someone hit him on his head with a heavy wooden stick, dislodging his turban, before he was manhandled and before farm leaders eventually took him to his vehicle.

Chandigarh: Cong, SAD say farm outfits right in not accepting Centre’s abeyance offer
Sat, Jan 23, 2021

SAD spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema said, “First of all, it makes no sense that farmers are given such an offer two months after they have been protesting. What Centre has offered, the Supreme Court has already done.”

Arjuna award winning para badminton player alleges immigration fraud
Wed, Jan 20, 2021

In a complaint lodged with Patiala SSP on December 1 last year, Raj Kumar's younger brother, Gurpreet, named Poonam Rani, wife of Kamal Kumar, for orchestrating the alleged fraud.

Explained: What is ‘Sikhs For Justice’, and why has NIA summoned many in a case against it?
Fri, Jan 22, 2021

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has issued summons to over 40 persons in connection with a case registered against the US-based Sikhs for Justice. What is SFJ, and what is the case against it?  

Centre working to weaken FCI, will hand it over to corporates: Navjot Singh Sidhu
Sat, Jan 16, 2021

Extending support to the ongoing protests against the agri Acts, Sidhu said he hoped the laws will repealed, but added that the “bigger game” hitting the farming community was already on.

In Punjab, less than half the registered frontliners to get first shot
Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Punjab received 2.04 lakh doses of Covishield — AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from Pune-based Serum Institute of India — on Tuesday. The consignment was taken to State Vaccine Store from where it is being transported to 59 facilities earmarked for vaccination.

False Implication In NDPS Case: Trouble mounts for six cops as HC transfers probe to CBI
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

A police party led by STF inspector Sukhwinder Singh had purportedly recovered one kg of heroin smuggled from Pakistan from Kukku's possession while claiming that he was apprehended at a naka.

Food Parks — the mega push that did mighty little for crop diversification
Sat, Jan 09, 2021

Envisaged to pull Punjab farmers out of wheat-paddy cycle, the 3 mega food parks are struggling to even reach their optimum capacity with one running into financial trouble and the other functioning with just 33 per cent occupancy.

Snapping of power supply to Jio towers: Sabotage in disguise of farmer’s agitation, says Reliance
Fri, Dec 25, 2020

BKU (Ugrahan) distances itself from such individuals, Dakaunda group says call only for boycott not cutting power supply

Ahead of Boris Johnson visit, UK cops arrest three over Punjab RSS leader’s murder
Fri, Dec 25, 2020

On 29 July 2009, some armed assailants had shot at Rulda Singh, then national chief of the RSS-affiliated Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, outside his home in Patiala. He died of the bullet injuries days later.

Punjab’s e-auction of fancy numbers brings in fancy amount: Rs 7 crore
Thu, Dec 24, 2020

In rolling weekly e-auction, any fancy number in a particular series is available next week if it is not auctioned.

Centre sends 4 bulls imported from Germany to Punjab
Wed, Dec 23, 2020

The bulls cost Rs 9 lakh each, but have been provided free of cost to Punjab by the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).

Behind surge in cases in Punjab, govt going soft on Covid-19 guideline violators
Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Punjab had hit the peak of new coronavirus cases in a single day on September 17 when 2896 new cases of infections were recorded.

Gurdwara Election Commission waits for Chief Commissioner, he waits for renovation
Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Justice S S Saron (retd) has visited the office twice in the recent past and sought its renovation and availability of staff so that he may take charge and start working. A visit to the office on Tuesday, however, revealed that no renovation work has started so far.

Explained: Why Mukhtar Ansari has become a bone of contention between UP and Punjab
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Ansari is a history-sheeter in Mohammadabad police station of Ghazipur district with 38 cases of heinous crime lodged against him. The cases against the five-time MLA are lodged at various police stations in different districts, including Lucknow, Ghazipur and Mau.

Police Commemoration Day: In remembering the slain, stories of loss, bravery — and belonging
Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Currently posted as DSP (D) Pathankot, Maninder joined the Punjab Police the next year, becoming fourth from his family to join the state police force.

Behind sacrilege, a ‘drug addict’ Class 7 dropout who took part in farm stir too
Wed, Oct 14, 2020

The police did not rule out any larger conspiracy behind the incidents, which happened five years after the Bargari sacrilege incident and at a time when Punjab elections (scheduled in early 2022 now) were due at that time in 2017.

Centre appoints chief commissioner for gurdwara polls, sets ball rolling
Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Once there is official notification, the Chief Commissioner, Gurdwara Elections, will set the ball rolling for SGPC elections where fresh voter lists would be prepared, among other things.

Sukhbir Singh Badal: PM Modi has taken good steps… have ties with BJP, but it ignored allies
Wed, Oct 07, 2020

Shiromani Akali Dal president and MP Sukhbir Singh Badal refused to comment on whether the BJP’s actions were a sign of its “arrogance”, saying, “I do not want to get into this... We still have personal relationships with them... The PM took certain very good decisions also.”

Harsimrat, Sukhbir Badal detained at Chandigarh border protesting against farm laws
Fri, Oct 02, 2020

The SAD leaders were marching to Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore’s Chandigarh residence to hand over a memorandum.

NCRB Report On Crime in India: With 38.5% crime rate, Punjab tops in drugs cases
Wed, Sep 30, 2020

After Punjab, the second maximum rate of crime in the category was in Andaman and Nicobar Islands (33.4 per cent) and 133 cases, and Kerala (26.3 per cent) where 9,245 cases were registered, which is also fourth highest in the country.