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Punjab police SP abducted by armed men

Gurdaspur: Security forces were put on high alert in Pathankot in Punjab’s frontier district Gurdaspur on Friday after a senior police officer said he and his associates were seized by five armed men in army fatigues. Talwinder Singh, a superintendent of police, said he and his associates were going in his multi-utility vehicle to a religious shrine on Thursday night when they were signalled... 

Melbourne based Sukhjit denies role in cases of sacrilege

Melbourne-based man accused of funding desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib at the Bargari village of Faridkot, which led to widespread protests in Punjab, has refuted all allegations. Sukhjit Singh Deol said that he had sent money to Rupinder Singh for his treatment and not for the sacrilege as claimed by the Punjab police, reported SBS Punjabi. Punjab police, on Tuesday, had released an audio clip... 

NAPA wants Jathedars to resign for pushing Sikhs in crisis

JALANDHAR: USA Based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has condemned the Wednesday killing of unarmed peaceful Sikh protesters in Punjab and prayed for those critically injured. Executive director Satnam Singh Chahal in a statement released here today  said that this was very unfortunate that many had been beaten and abused and hundreds of Sikhs have been arrested for simply demanding action... 

Drugs-free-Punjab? Let CM prove by issuing White Paper

Bir Devinder Singh: Patiala: It’s a matter of great worry that the Chief Minister of Punjab Mr. Parkash Singh Badal appears to be in a denial mood to admit the naked truth about the drug menace in Punjab. This kind of deceptive frame of mind is proving detrimental to the critical interests of the life and health of the youth of Punjab. As a matter of fact Punjab is one of the top States, which is... 

BJP leader slams the arrest of Bains brothers

Ludhiana: National Secretary BJP Kisan Morcha and Prabhari Himachap Pradesh Advocate, Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal today condemned the arrest of two Ludhiana Independent MLAs Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjit Singh Bains in Ropar. In a press statement here today he said that the Sand, land, transport, media and drug mafia nexus, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Punjab demands a Central Bureau of Investigation... 

Phoolka Lambasts Badal govt’s arrogance

Ludhiana: H. S. Phoolka, Aam Aadmi Party National Legal Cell In-charge lambasted the Badal government in Punjab for filing cases against the university students who had protested the plying of the buses owned by the Badals following the Moga Orbit bus molestation case incident. Hitting out at the state government and its police for assaulting and lathi charging the students and then registering cases... 

Moga Kaand: Settlement with victim can’t absolve bus owner Sukhbir

By Adv HS Phooka: Blood money law is not applicable in India. The settlement with the victims family cannot absolve any person, including the bus owner of any liability in criminal law.  Under Indian law a crime is against society and offender is prosecuted by the State. It is not the victims responsibility to pursue the criminal case, it is the duty of the State to pursue and follow the criminal... 

Why ‘blood-money’ burden on Punjab for the Orbit Bus Kaand?

By BIR DEVINDE SINGH: Patiala: Compensation offered to the Victim’s family as ‘Blood-money’ should not burden the State exchequer, instead the money must be paid by the owners of the Orbit bus service. I wonder how the state government has offered to pay 20 Lac from the state exchequer as a price for compromise with the victim’s family. Why should the state bear the brunt for the obscenity... 

Sack ASI who beat up NRI Sikh: demands NAPA

MILPITAS(CALIFORNIA):North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) strongly condemned the ASI Richard Maseeh of Punjab Police for brutally beat up of NRI Sikh Ravinderjit Singh Gogi in a police detention cell located at Ludhiana Court complex today. Demanding immediate suspension of ASI who brutally beat up NRI Sikh Dalwinder Singh Dhoot Chairman and Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of the Association... 

Pb detaches investigating wing from police

Chandigarh: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal launched the state Bureau of Investigation (BoI) at the police headquarters here today. The state government said Punjab has become the first in the country to set up such a wing, bringing all investigation staff of various units under a unified command. With the setting up of BoI, the investigation functions of Punjab Police have been separated... 

NAPA slam Pb police for bullying NRI families

JALANDHAR: North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) took a serious note of threats to NRI families of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa who is on hunger strike unto death and is demanding the release of Sikh Prisoners who have already completed their Sentence in different jails throughout the country. Dalwinder Singh Dhoot Chairman of the Association said that as per the information received in our office Bapu... 

Heroin worth Rs 245 crore seized in Punjab

Amritsar: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) today seized 49 kg of heroin, worth Rs 245 crore in the international market, in Amritsar and from Ferozepur in two different operations. The contraband in Amritsar was seized from Bhikhiwind resident Jagdeep Singh. His car (PB-02-AU-0222) was intercepted at a bus stand on the Jhabal road. A DRI official said Jagdeep was earlier arrested in Harike... 

Transfer of ED officer amounts to cover up drug scam: AAP

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Ahbaab Singh Grewal said that the transfer of ED official Niranjan Singh right after he questioned Bikramjit Singh Majithia in the Drug scam raises many questions, especially after the ED officials had complained to their senior officials in Delhi regarding their phones being tapped by Punjab Police and they being pestered for information regarding the filing... 

Punjab police raids on Sikh leaders irk AISSF

Moga: Alleging “double standards” on the part of Punjab government, All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) today said on one hand Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had promised to take the case of Sikh prisoners who have completed their jail terms with the Centre and on the other hand Punjab police have started raiding the homes of many Sikh activists. Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad, AISSF president,... 

SAD alluring people with drugs: Jakhar

Amritsar: Congress Legislature Party (CLP) Leader Sunil Jakhar today said the Akali Dal should stop blaming Pakistan and neighbouring Rajasthan for the supply of drugs as Punjab was not the only state sharing border with the two. “Many other states share border with Pakistan while Haryana does so with Rajasthan. Why is no other state as infamous as Punjab for drugs?” said Jakhar while addressing... 

Cong objects to Sukhbir’s advance clean chit to Majithia

Chandigarh: Congress today accused Sukhbir Singh Badal of “giving a clean chit” to his brother-in-law and Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in the drug racket “even before the conclusion of the investigation” and said statements by the Deputy CM had the “potential” to “influence” the probe. “It is understandable that you (Sukhbir Singh Badal) have to defend your brother-in-law publicly,... 

AAP seeks paramilitary security for officers examining Majithia in drugs case

Ludhiana: H. S. Phoolka, the Aam Aadmi Party Spokesperson briefed the media today and demanded that officers examining Majithia should be provided with paramilitary security. This is necessary firstly to ensure the safety of these officers and their families. Secondly to instill confidence among them and to send a message that the government is on their side and not on the side of the guilty minister... 

Punjab DGP orders probe into backdoor entry of 700 cops

Gaurav Sagar Bhaskar: On the order of the Punjab director general of police (DGP), a probe is underway into ‘backdoor entry’ of almost 700 cops across the state. The order, issued by DGP Sumedh Singh Saini to all senior superintendents of police (SSPs), states that the intelligence wing of the police has “discovered” that 600-700 cops in the state have been enrolled before the actual process... 

Top HP/Pb cops fight for wards matrimony

Chandigarh: This marriage, due next month, was to bring two high-profile families together. Today, Gurpreet Singh Gill, former DGP of Himachal Pradesh, his wife and son are on the run. The daughter of a serving Inspector General of Punjab Police has filed a case of rape and dowry harassment against the Gills. The Gills, in turn, have alleged misuse of power by the Punjab Police officer. The case against... 

Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s sister dies in Canada

CHANDIGARH: Parkash Kaur, the younger sister of revolutionary and freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, has died in Canada, a family member said here on Monday. Kaur, 96, was the only surviving member of the martyr’s immediate family. She was living in Toronto. Her son-in-law Harbhajan Singh Dhatt, who lives near Hoshiarpur in Punjab, said Kaur passed away late Sunday. Kaur, in recent years, had pursued... 

Authority for complaints against Punjab Police formed

Chandigarh: Punjab government today notified constitution of state police complaints authority and divisional level police complaints authorities. The state police complaints authority would consist of a Chairperson, who had been a civil services officer not below the rank of Chief Secretary of the state government or Secretary to the Union Government or retired DGP of the state government, an official... 

Shoe thrower on Chidambram was honoured by SGPC: Capt reminds Badal

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today reminded the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of how his party controlled SGPC honoured one Jarnail Singh after he hurled a shoe at the then Union Home Minister P Chidambaram. “You are reaping what you sowed”, he told Mr Badal. “You also offered him a job for this act”, he reminded Mr Badal while asking him not... 

Capt raps Pb govt’s cruel joke on CWG medallists

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the cruel joke played by the state government on the winners of various medals by the athletes from Punjab in the recently concluded Common Wealth Games, by offering paltry award money to them. In a statement issued here today, Capt Amarinder said, it was disgusting on part of the state government to announce Rs... 

Punjab police, civil officers’ nexus for real estate business stands exposed

Amritsar: A classic case of Punjab senior police and civil bureaucrats allegedly indulging into ‘Real Estate Business’ by forming housing societies, has come to light. These band of officers, who are already possessing residential and commercial properties worth crores of rupees, form housing societies, use their clout with government to get all sorts of approvals, then raise crores of rupees by...