Punjab News

Anjit August 6, 2018

JAMMU: A militant was arrested and eight grenades recovered from him in Jammu as police foiled a major terror plot to trigger blasts in the winter capital, days ahead of the Independence Day. Acting on intelligence inputs, police intercepted a bus in Gandhi Nagar area here late on Sunday night and arrested a youth from […]

Anjit August 4, 2018

SRINAGAR: Four terrorists were killed in a fresh exchange of fire with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Saturday. With these deaths, the number of terrorists killed in the overnight operation reached five. The security forces had cordoned off the area last night following specific intelligence inputs about […]

Anjit August 3, 2018

SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at Sopore township in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday, police said. He said as the forces were conducting the searches, the terrorists fired upon them and the security personnel retaliated. The gunfight was going on when the last reports came in, the police […]

Anjit August 2, 2018

Amritsar: Many AAP leaders and volunteers in Majha are expected to defy the party high command’s call for boycotting ousted leader of opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira’s convention in Bathinda on Thursday. AAP Amritsar Urban president Suresh Sharma said he and Amritsar Rural chief Pargat Singh Chogawan were taking a bus full of AAP volunteers to […]

Anjit August 1, 2018

  LUDHIANA: In a major development in the infamous Raja Kandola drugs case, the enforcement directorate’s (ED) zonal office, Jalandhar, on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs 1.08 crore of Nishan Singh, a resident of Sunam, who is a coaccused in this case. A statement was issued by the ED on Tuesday, which said, “The ED […]

Anjit August 1, 2018

CHANDIGARH: The Institute of Forensic Science & Criminology, Panjab University, carried out Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, here on Tuesday to support the cleanliness drive in the Campus. The program began with a motivational discourse by Dr Shweta Sharma, chairperson of the institute. While talking to the active volunteers of the institute, Dr Sharma spoke to students […]

Anjit August 1, 2018

NAWANSHAHR: A 27-year old man from Balachaur in Punjab’s Nawanshahr district drowned in Turkey when he was being taken illegally across the border to Greece by human traffickers. Manjinder Kumar drowned while crossing a river in Turkey, according to details given to his family by the travel agent and another person. Agent had promised to […]

Anjit August 1, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Claiming that the upcoming volunteers’ convention announced by former leader of opposition (LoP) Sukhpal Singh Khaira was not anti party, AAP’s Kharar MLA Kanwar Sandhu said that such talk was a part of disinformation being spread to discredit them.Khaira, along with eight party legislators backing him, plan to hold a convention on Thursday in […]

Anjit August 1, 2018

JALANDHAR: After being kept away since AAP’s poor performance in the last year’s state assembly elections, party leaders Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak seem to be making a gradual come back into Punjab politics. While Pathak was present during the meeting between Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and the dissenting MLAs from Punjab, Sanjay […]

Anjit July 31, 2018

GURDASPUR: In a major reprieve to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sucha Singh Langah, a Gurdaspur court on Monday absolved him of the rape charges on Monday.Langah was suspended from primary membership of SAD after the registration of a rape case against him in October 2017, barely 11 days before the Gurdaspur parliamentary bypoll.Langah, who […]