The rural police have busted a case pertaining to alleged blind murder of truck driver Kuldeep Singh, 38, late on June 15 in Patar Kalan village. Kuldeep's wife, her paramour and two others have been arrested on Wednesday.
Virtually projecting himself as Punjab's next chief minister, Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh kick-started his statewide mass campaign with a well-attended rally in Jalandhar Cantonment on Wednesday.
Former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh here on Wednesday declared that in case the Congress formed the next government in the state under his leadership, the money sanctioned for the Shagun scheme would be increased from Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 and the old-age and social security pensions would be increased from Rs 250 to Rs 2,000.
A 70-year-old man was chopped into two pieces by his son along with his servant in Durgapur village of district on Monday night over a land dispute.The deceased has been identified as Damman Singh, who was a farmer. He had a dispute over distribution of 16-acre land with his younger son Talwinder Singh (40) for the past few years, who is also a former sarpanch of the village.
The health and administrative authorities of Kapurthala district are turning a blind eye to what is happening at eateries outside the Phagwara bus stand. While hygiene norms are given the go-by, adding salt to injury are the high prices being charged from the customers.
Army's Selection Centre North with two Service Selection Boards (SSBs) was on Wednesday launched at Kapurthala Military Station in Punjab with an aim to boost recruitment of officers in armed forces.
Investigators probing the murderous attack on Kapurthala deputy superintendent of police DSP (jails) Vikramjeet Panthe have hinted towards connivance of an “insider” with jailed criminals who plotted the attack.
Amid the tussle for one-upmanship going on in the Punjab unit of the Congress, its deputy leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh is all set to kick-start his rallies as a show of strength from Wednesday, with the first one at Jalandhar Cantonment.
The Lohian Khas police have booked a youth for kidnapping a minor. Station house officer (SHO) NS Aujla said the accused has been identified as Ajay Kumar of Lohian Khas.
The Shahkot police have booked Orbit bus driver for driving rash on public road, causing grievous hurt by endangering life or personal safety of others and mischief. Station house officer (SHO) Manjit Singh said the accused has been identified as Mukhwinder Singh of Fide village in Ferozepur.
The Punjab government’s plan to start an all-girls meritorious school at Talwara in Hoshiarpur district seems to have hit a hurdle.
In an effort to tackle the shortage of officers in the army, it has been decided to set up a service selection centre at Ropar. The Punjab government has handed over 200 acres of land for the purpose to the army.
The general post office in the city will now have much more to offer to customers soon. A post shoppe at the GPO building will open here this week. Different items of utility will be sold by post office employees.
Shortage of medicines and staff at 10 ayurvedic dispensaries in the jurisdiction of the municipal corporation (MC) has created a piquant situation for the authorities. It may lead to closure of five health ayurvedic dispensaries.
The murderous attack on the deputy superintendent of police (jails) Vikramjeet Panthe, who got injured after two unidentified assailants opened fire at him on Saturday night when he was on his way from Jalandhar to Kapurthala in his car, was directed from the jail.