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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.

Bhagat Singh’s name was not in FIR that led to his hanging: Case in Lahore court

Bhagat Singh along with Rajguru and Sukhdev were awarded capital punishment on March 23, 1931, by the British for allegedly killing Saunders.

Punjab: ‘70% women labourers won’t talk about sex harassment at workplace’

Four districts from Majha, Doaba and Malwa regions of Punjab were selected for the study which is based on multi-stage systematic random sampling technique is related to the year 2016-17.

Punjab: District admin, memorial trust differ on number of victims of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

According to secretary of the trust, Sukumar Mukherjee, and an information board inside the bagh, as many as 379 people had died in its premises on 13 April, 1919 when Colonel Reginald Edward Harry Dyer ordered the firing on a peaceful assembly.

Get info about them: Kin of 2 soldiers who went missing in ’71 urge government

Though back then, Jalandhar’s Mangal Singh — who was Naik in Indian Army in 1971 — and Amritsar’s Sepoy Ram Das had been declared martyrs by Indian government, after 41 years in 2012, the families came to know that both of them are alive and lodged in Kot Lakhpat jail in Pakistan.

Punjab: Flight ops in Amritsar hit, farmers not allowed in fields across border fence

Flights operations were declared as ‘resumed’ in the afternoon, but on the ground the last flight that take off from Amritsar was of an Air India flight for Delhi at 11 am, and after that no flight landed or took off from Amritsar through the day.

Gangster Sukha murder case: 8 acquitted due to lack of evidence

Police officials present during murder failed to recognise the accused, and the probe failed to match the bullets recovered from Sukha Kahlwan’s body with the weapons recovered from the accused.

Missing from Punjab budget: the crop diversification push

According to the budget provisions declared on Monday, ”Agriculture experts recommend that the state, therefore, needs to give a special emphasis to improve the sustainability of its agriculture and to diversify the cropping pattern."

Punjab budget: Cut in diesel price a cruel joke, say farmer union leaders

According to the budget, Punjab will now waive off the loans of landless farm labourers and the families of farmers who had been forced to commit suicides. The Finance Minister set aside Rs 3000 crore during 2019-20 for this.

Madhya Pradesh: Man gets 10 years in jail for ferrying poppy husk

Bhanvarlal Vishnoi (35), a resident of neighbouring Rajasthan, was also fined Rs 1 lakh by special judge (NDPS) Rupesh Kumar Gupta, according to deputy director, prosecution, Bapusingh Thakur.