Punjab

2 Dera Premis  shot dead in Khanna village

2 Dera Premis shot dead in Khanna village

Two gunmen on a motorcycle killed a man and his son, both local organisers for the Sirsa-headquartered Dera Sirsa , at a congregation centre in Jagera village near Malaudh on Saturday. Police said Satpal Kumar (65) and Ramesh (35), residents of neighbouring Ahmadgarh, were shot while they were visiting a canteen being run at the […]

Girl drags in-laws to police station over dowry demand

Girl drags in-laws to police station over dowry demand

If an Abohar girl dumped her groom-to-be at the mandap over dowry earlier this week, another from Karnal further upped the ante against the practice and dragged her in-laws from the mandap to the police station for demanding a four-wheeler from her family. Her 24-year-old groom from Naisi village of Kurukshetra district ended up spending […]

Triple murder in Jalandhar: Police arrest businessman’s son, paramour

Triple murder in Jalandhar: Police arrest businessman’s son, paramour

A mobile phone call helped the city police to crack the mystery behind the murder of businessman’s wife, her daughter-in-law and their guest in posh Lajpat Nagar locality in Jalandhar on Thursday evening. The victims were identified as Daljeet Kaur, 60, her daughter-in-law Paramjeet Kaur, 35, and Khushwinder Kaur, aka Neetu, 40 of Link Colony. […]

Financier shot at in Burail market

Financier shot at in Burail market

The police today procured the CCTV footage of the three accused escaping from the busy Burail market after shooting at a financier last night. One of the accused is seen running away with a rifle. The financier, Karan, a resident of Sector 46, was shot at thrice at the Burail market. He was rushed to […]

Triple murder: Three women shot dead in Jalandhar

Triple murder: Three women shot dead in Jalandhar

Unidentified assailants shot dead a businessman’s wife, her daughter-in-law and her friend in the posh Lajpat Nagar locality of the city on Thursday evening. The victims were identified as Daljeet Kaur, 60, her daughter-in-law Paramjeet Kaur, 35, and friend Khushwinder Kaur, aka Neetu, 40, of Link Colony. Paramjeet received two bullets in her head and […]

SYL face off: Punjab and Haryana border tense

SYL face off: Punjab and Haryana border tense

As the Indian National Lok Dal workers have started converging at Ambala vegetable market before marching towards Punjab to dig Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal, the Punjab Police have sealed the Punjab and Haryana border. Mounting tension is visible on both the sides of Punjab and Haryana border as police personnel are on their toes and […]

Aroosa Alam Speaks up about her relationship with Captain Amarinder Singh

Aroosa Alam Speaks up about her relationship with Captain Amarinder Singh

She glides into the hall a few steps ahead of Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh, looking regal in a fuchsia lace saree and a pearl necklace. It’s a function to launch his biography and his close friend from Pakistan, Aroosa Alam, occupies a pride of place on the sofa along with the erstwhile maharaja […]

Kids’ brawl sparks communal tension

Kids’ brawl sparks communal tension

Tension gripped Giaspura after members of two communities clashed following a tiff between two children over a petty issue late on Monday night. Heavy police presence was seen in the area after two sides resorted to stone pelting. Police officials said when children of two families of different communities living in government quarters in Giaspura […]

Can’t get SYL land back: Punjab in SC

Can’t get SYL land back: Punjab in SC

The Punjab Government has told the Supreme Court that the land meant for constructing the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal that had been given back to the landowners could not be recovered. In an affidavit, it said: “…the land in question having been already transferred to the landowners in obedience to the resolution of the Legislative […]

Sergeant hacks IAF corporal to pieces over ‘affair with wife’

Sergeant hacks IAF corporal to pieces over ‘affair with wife’

Police recovered the chopped-up body of a missing airforce employee from the residential quarters of a sergeant in the Bhisiana airforce station on Tuesday. The pieces of the body of Vipin Shukla, a corporal in the Air Force Wives Welfare Association Canteen, were found stuffed in 16 polythene bags and hidden in different parts of […]