Jalandhar

  • Ranjit Singh Power
    Jun 02, 2015 23:09 IST

    UK hotelier murder: Family 'not cooperating' in probe

    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.

  • Ranjit Singh Power
    Jun 02, 2015 18:47 IST

    Body found in Ambala is of missing UK hotelier: cops

    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.

  • Jail
    Jun 01, 2015 22:36 IST

    Minor's death in Kapurthala jail: Boy got bail, but family failed to furnish surety bonds

    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.

  • Sukhdev Singh
    Jun 01, 2015 10:07 IST

    UK hotelier murder case: Accused sent to seven-day police remand

    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.

  • Violence against women
    May 31, 2015 22:52 IST

    Boy imprisoned at 16 dies in Kapurthala jail

    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.

  • Ranjit Singh Power
    May 31, 2015 20:44 IST

    UK hotelier murder: Cong accuses Punjab govt of failing to maintain law and order

    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.

  • May 31, 2015 13:40 IST

    Sikh activists block rail lines at Jalandhar railway station

    Sikh activists block rail lines at Jalandhar railway station. Many trains delayed.

  • Passport
    May 30, 2015 19:10 IST

    Now, graduates can work as interns with passport offices

    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’.

  • Ranjit Singh Power
    May 29, 2015 22:52 IST

    Missing UK hotelier: Probe trail leads cops to Anandpur Sahib

    Nearly 12 days after groping in the dark, the police claimed to have got a vital lead in the missing UK hotelier case.

  • Punjab Congress spokesperson Sukhpal Khaira. HT Photo
    May 28, 2015 22:30 IST

    UK hotelier missing- Congress urges CM to intervene in 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.

  • Jagdalpur prison in Bastar
    May 28, 2015 09:34 IST

    Jalandhar: Gangsters hatch murder plot sitting in prison

    On May 14, a Goraya commission agent was murdered during a morning walk. The incident sent shockwaves among the residents.

  • Sugarcane vendor
    May 27, 2015 22:57 IST

    Entry tax: Wholesale sugar dealers threaten shutdown on Friday

    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.

  • SAD symbol
    May 27, 2015 20:40 IST

    Factionalism in Nawanshahr SAD unit in open

    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.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    May 27, 2015 20:17 IST

    MC employee ends life, names civic body driver, others in suicide note

    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.

  • Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal Nangal Punjab
    May 27, 2015 16:31 IST

    Punjab village opens own mall to beat inflation

    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.