Even as the police have confirmed that the body fished from an Ambala canal on Monday is of missing Punjab-born UK hotelier Ranjit Singh Power (54), they say they are surprised that the victim's family is not cooperating with them in the investigation.
Police have confirmed that the body that was fished from an Ambala canal on Monday is of missing UK-based Punjab-born millionaire hotelier Ranjit Singh Power.
The 16-year-old Muslim boy, who was thrown in with hardened criminals in the Kapurthala jail, could have been alive today had his family managed to furnish bail bonds in the court. The boy died in the jail on May 27.
A local court on Sunday sent Sukhdev Singh, a co-accused in the murder case of UK-based NRI hotelier Ranjit Singh Power (55), to seven-day police remand.
A Muslim boy, who was thrown in with hardened criminals at the age of 16, has died in the local jail. It's illegal to put minor prisoners anywhere but in juvenile home. The death on May 27, attributed to mysterious reasons, has brought the Kapurthala police under the scanner for hiding the boy's age and, most serious of all, sending a minor to jail. The fear of action has driven them to build pressure on the boy's family for settlement, but the family wants justice.
Hitting out at the Punjab government over the alleged murder of a UK-based NRI hotelier in Jalandhar, Congress on Sunday accused it of failing to maintain law and order in the state.
Sikh activists block rail lines at Jalandhar railway station. Many trains delayed.
Students in Punjab will get an opportunity to work as interns at regional passport offices in Amritsar and Jalandhar with the ministry of external affairs (MEA) inviting entries from young graduates to apply as ‘passport sewa mitras’.
Nearly 12 days after groping in the dark, the police claimed to have got a vital lead in the missing UK hotelier case.
Senior Congress leader and former MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira has sought the intervention of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal The appalling and mysterious abduction, kidnapping and likely murder of UK hotelier Ranjit Powar has sent shock waves amongst the NRI fraternity across the globe. It has further shaken the already shattered faith of NRI's in the criminal justice system of India, particularly the state of Punjab.
On May 14, a Goraya commission agent was murdered during a morning walk. The incident sent shockwaves among the residents.
The Wholesale Sugar Dealers' Association of Punjab has criticised the state government for its decision to impose 11% entry tax on sugar coming from other states and threatened to shut wholesale sugar shops across the state on Friday if the entry tax is not rolled back.
The simmering factionalism in the local Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) unit between a group led by those faithful to Satinder Kaur Kariha and family, and those backing the second group led by SAD leader Charanjeet Singh Brar is out in the open with the two groups holding separate meetings and indulging in gamesmanship. Brar is the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
A 54-year-old Class 4 employee with the Jalandhar municipal corporation ended his life by hanging himself from a column beam in the local cremation ground near Chuggiti in the city on Wednesday morning.
Aimed at battling inflation and sub-standard quality of essential goods in the market, a group of enterprising villagers has opened a 'mall' here, selling a wide range of products at attractive discounts.