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Dubai-Based NRI Arrested In Gangster Sukha’s Murder Case

Dubai-Based NRI Arrested In Gangster Sukha’s Murder Case

AMRITSAR – The police arrested a Dubai-based NRI, Kulpreet Singh alias Neeta Deol, in the sensational Sukha Kahlwan murder case.
Neeta, belonging to Moga, was arrested from Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji International Airport here. One of the nine prime suspects in the case, he was arrested as soon as he alighted from the Dubai-Amritsar flight [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

High Court To Look Into Stray Dog Menace In Punjab, Haryana

High Court To Look Into Stray Dog Menace In Punjab, Haryana

CHANDIGARH – When the case hovering around stray dog menace in Chandigarh comes up for hearing on April 28, the Punjab and Haryana High Court will also look into the problem hounding the people of Punjab and Haryana.
A Division Bench of the High Court has issued notice of motion to Punjab and Haryana through the [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Four Policemen Dismissed For NRI’s Murder

Four Policemen Dismissed For NRI’s Murder

MOGA – The Punjab Police have terminated the services of its four officials in the murder case of a Canada-based NRI, Harinder Singh Sran (46).
Sran was gunned-down over a land dispute at Kaliye Wala village in the district on April 14.
Ferozepur Range DIG Amar Singh Chahal confirmed the development.
Among those dismissed are Inspector Bhola Singh [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Murdered SAD Leader’s Driver Detained As Police Suspect Close Family Friend Of Her And Her Son’s Killings

Murdered SAD Leader’s Driver Detained As Police Suspect Close Family Friend Of Her And Her Son’s Killings

PATIALA – The Patiala police confirmed that the body recovered from the Bhakra canal at Khanauri is that of SAD’s Patiala (rural) women wing president Jaspal Kaur Dharni whose son was found dead at their house on Tuesday night, almost 10 days after he was suspected murdered.
The police have registered a case of murder, but [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

18 Women Enter Punjab’s Booming Liquor Business

18 Women Enter Punjab’s Booming Liquor Business

PATIALA – Eighteen women entrepreneurs in Punjab will trade in liquor worth more than Rs 1,300 crore in the current fiscal. Proven lucky in the recently concluded draw of lots held by the Excise and Taxation Department, the women have bagged prime liquor zones in 22 districts, which are further divided into 78 excise zones, [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

19-Year-Old Dalit Girl Murdered In Another Honour Killing

19-Year-Old Dalit Girl Murdered In Another Honour Killing

JALANDHAR – A 19-year-old Dalit girl of Shahkot, located 45 km from here, was allegedly murdered by her parents as she chose to have an affair with a boy from Nakodar who was outside the family’s caste.
The victim, Kajol, was a BCA student at Janta College in Nakodar.
The police have arrested the victim’s parents, who [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Five Criminals Get Jail For Harassing, Pushing Girl To Suicide

Five Criminals Get Jail For Harassing, Pushing Girl To Suicide

The victim, who had set herself on fire on March 5, 2013, in Faridkot after she was repeatedly molested and stalked by five youths, succumbed to her burn injuries on March 21.
FARIDKOT – The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge, Faridkot, awarded five-year rigorous imprisonment to five persons for harassing, threatening to kidnap and [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

50 Percent Of Punjab’s Atta-Dal Scheme Beneficiaries ‘Bogus’

50 Percent Of Punjab’s Atta-Dal Scheme Beneficiaries ‘Bogus’

CHANDIGARH – In Punjab, around 50 per cent of the state government’s flagship atta-dal scheme beneficiaries are reportedly bogus.
Of the 1.42 crore people reaping benefits of the scheme, only 70 lakh have come forward for identification during the ongoing re-verification process being conducted by the Food and Civil Supplies Department in coordination with the district [...]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

Union Govt Biased Against Punjab, Says Mandi Board Chief

Union Govt Biased Against Punjab, Says Mandi Board Chief

CHANDIGARH – Punjab Mandi Board chairman and BKU president Ajmer Singh Lakhowal said it was unfair on the part of the Centre to not relax specifications regarding the procurement of wheat in the state.
He said the Centre had relaxed specifications in case of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and other states but it had not [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »

SAD Gets Majority In Punjab Assembly After Easily Winning The Dhuri By-Election

SAD Gets Majority In Punjab Assembly After Easily Winning The Dhuri By-Election

DHURI – The SAD recorded a landslide victory in the Dhuri Assembly bypolls today with its candidate Gobind Singh Longowal defeating his nearest Congress rival Simar Pratap Singh Barnala by 37,501 votes. The polling was held on April 10.
With this, SAD’s tally in the 117-member Assembly has touched 59, giving it a clear majority and [...]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Punjab Link | Read More »