The police, on Friday, arrested four people after 2,400 boxes containing 28,880 bottles of illicit country-made liquor, loaded in two trucks, were seized by a team of the excise and taxation department from them.
Noted film director Manmohan Singh, on Friday, along with inspector general of police (IGP), counter- intelligence , Jitendra Jain, released a short film made by IGP's son Abhinandan Jain.
Two persons were injured in a scuffle involving firing between two politically backed groups — one by the Bharatiya Janata Party and the other by Shiromani Akali Dal — over a land dispute in Civil Lines area here on Thursday.
Avtar Singh Makkar, president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), said the Union government should take immediate steps to stop the screening of Dera Sacha Sauda head Baba Ram Rahim’s film MSG as all the Sikh organisations were against it.
The family of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has been dominating from the Gidderbaha constituency since much before the birth of current MLA Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, who on Thursday was appointed the Youth Congress president.
A woman was killed when the car she was travelling in collided with another car due to poor visibility owing to dense fog, on Bathinda-Rampura Phul Road on Thursday morning.
Two persons were injured in a scuffle involving firing between two politically-backed groups - one by the Bharatiya Janata Party and the other by Shiromani Akali Dal - over a land dispute in Civil Lines area here on Thursday.
A case was registered against a husband-wife duo for allegedly causing the death of a man.
The police registered a case against four Ferozepur cops and a prisoner, who allegedly escaped from their custody in Guru Gobind Singh Medical College here where he was admitted for the past two days.
A fake ‘all is well’ assurance has not gone down well with the Mansa deputy commissioner (DC). In a major embarrassment for the district health department, a team of the Civil Hospital here assured the DC, Pravin Kumar Thind, that he had no fracture — on the basis of an X-ray that wasn’t even taken.
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 of recruitment was even started. These policemen have even been given salaries, says the DGP’s order.
The police have booked some unidentified people under the Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act after a cow and an oxen were found dead in a truck.
A newly married couple was asphyxiated after inhaling deadly gas emanating from the burning coal kept in the room they were sleeping in Anup Nagar here on Tuesday night.
A sum of Rs. 11.7 crore will be spent under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) in the current fiscal year in Fazilka district.
Two followers of the Sirsa-headquarter sect Dera Sacha Sauda, whose head is acting in an upcoming film, were injured after they were allegedly attacked by a group of unidentified persons when they took strong objection to tearing of the film posters by them, police said on Wednesday.