The city police have arrested five members of a seven-member gang and seized arms and ammunition from them. The accused were nabbed from a park near the Focal Point, Mehta road, where, according to the cops, they were planning to commit a robbery, during a raid conducted by the police. Of the seven people, two managed to flee after giving the police a slip.
A day after a clash between followers of Nurmahal-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) and Satkar Committee members over a religious gathering proposed by the DJJS in the house of a resident at Jodhpur village in Tarn Taran, the Tarn Taran police have arrested two people and registered a case against 15 others by name besides 15 unidentified persons in this regard.
In yet another incident of broad daylight snatching, Rs. 15 lakh were snatched from an employee of a car showroom by throwing chili powder in his eyes.
In a rather unusual demand, the Peer Mohammad group of the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) has sought the support of the SAD-BJP government for the Punjab bandh on November 1 to protest the delay in giving justice to those families whose near and dear ones were brutally massacred in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that gripped Delhi and various other cities following the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.
Taking a strict action against erring policemen, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Manminder Singh, on Wednesday, dismissed five constables on the charge of taking a bribe of `25,000 from a person and ordered the registration of a case against them under Section 384 IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
With the 30th anniversary of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots nearing, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Supreme Court advocate HS Phoolka has called upon the Narendra Modi government to set up a memorial as a mark of respect to all Sikhs who were massacred in Delhi and other cities following the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi.
Scores of migrant labourers held a demonstration against the police at Qadian Chowk here to protest against the failure of the police to arrest the two accused who killed a labourer after he refused to pay them extortion money.
In view of the tremendous rush witnessed at the Attari border over the past few years, the Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to come up with a full-fledged museum at Attari.
A 26-year-old woman was killed along with her four-year-old daughter when the motorcycle on which she was commuting with her husband was hit by a mini bus in Tarn Taran. The deceased have been identified as Baljit Kaur (26) and Jasmine (4), both residents of Naurangabad.
Swaraj Grover, 68, president of the city-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Jan Kalyan Sangathan will represent India as a special guest in the International Arya Conference at Singapore and Bangkok.
Tension prevailed in Jodhpur village of Tarn Taran district on Tuesday after a clash between two groups left at least 13 persons injured, some of them seriously.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is all set to add another chapter to its history, as the foundation stone of its proposed 'International Sikh Centre' will be laid on October 31 at Yuba City in the state of California in the United States.
A migrant labourer of the Cinema road locality under the city police station was allegedly killed by two people, when he refused to give them monthly extortion money.
Six people, including a child and two women, all members of a marriage party, died while at least 16 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in lost control and overturned in a field.
Uday Mehtab Singh, a student of Spring Dale Senior School here, has bagged three gold medals in the Punjab School Silambam State Championship held at PBN Senior Secondary School.