Jatinder Kohli is a senior correspondent at Jalandhar. He covers crime and health, besides Nawanshahr district.
Articles by Jatinder Kohli
Punjab police ‘drug’ inspector Inderjit seized 10,400 kg poppy in 10 months, successor got only 46 kg
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli & Jatinder Mahal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2017 11:34 AM IST
From May 20, 2012, to March 24, 2013, now-dismissed inspector Inderjit led recovery of 10,400 kg of poppy husk in the town, otherwise famous for its furniture and for its founder being Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh master.
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Banga (sbs Nagar)
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2017 10:45 AM IST
NHAI decided to construct a bypass in Nawanshahr (SBS Nagar) and 3-km elevated road in Banga to reduce traffic and accidents on the 73-km stretch
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2017 11:38 AM IST
Business of over 500 industries producing sports, surgical and leather goods remains affected due to unfinished project
Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By Jatinder Kohli, Sbs Nagar
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2017 08:53 PM IST
Gurpreet Kaur had gone to New Zealand two years ago on a student visa and was working as a computer operator in a private company.
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2017 09:36 PM IST
“I want to tell you all that I am not in any way involved in these two heists. The police are registering false cases against me,” read the FB post.
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2017 12:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bholath (Kapurthala) | By Jatinder Kohli and Jatinder Mahal, Bholath (kapurthala)
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2017 09:49 AM IST
The racket was busted by the Mumbai crime branch following the arrest of three Bollywood professionals near Mumbai international airport on April 20, from whom they rescued four minor children.
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2017 10:59 AM IST
Fear stalks the streets of Jalandhar as snatchers are having a free run.
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2017 01:58 PM IST
Dass had gone to Dubai for greener pastures five years ago and was regularly sending money to the family. He was scheduled to visit the family on May 1 as his third daughter Monika’s marriage was due on May 22.
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2017 09:55 AM IST
Written in both Hindi and Punjabi, it goes on to threaten the traders to pay Rs 50,000 if they want to live in peace, or else their shop will be set ablaze.
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2017 11:37 AM IST
The victim’s father, a daily wager, went to the police after he came to know about his daughter’s pregnancy.
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2017 06:48 PM IST
A day after the Vicky Goundar gang killed three members of the rival outfit near the Aujala bypass on Kahnuwan Road in Gurdaspur, a message threatening rival gangsters Daljeet Singh Bhana, Lawrence Bishnoi, and Jaggu surfaced on Gounder’s close aide Prema Lahoria Facebook page on April 21.
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2017 01:31 PM IST
More than 500 shopkeepers and 50 residents of Jindowal in Banga town,13 km from SBS Nagar are uncertain about their fate.
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2017 08:47 AM IST
With gangster Vicky Gounder, who had fled the Nabha high-security jail in November last year, striking at will, his arch-rival Daljeet Singh Bhana, who is lodged in the Hoshiarpur jail, has sought more security.
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2017 12:46 PM IST
Hoisted amid much pomp by the Jalandhar municipal corporation at Company Bagh Chowk, the Tricolour got damaged for the second time in a month after the city experienced high-velocity winds on Friday.
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2017 10:08 PM IST
Special task force (STF) and Jalandhar city police cordoned off the Chhoti Baradari area in the city on Friday after getting information that around six criminals were present in the area.
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2017 12:38 PM IST
Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan caught the Unique Home authorities unaware on Thursday, when he reached the premises at approximately 45 minutes ahead of schedule.
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2017 02:37 PM IST
Even though the Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund (MMPHCRF) scheme started in June 2016, the number of hepatitis C patients here seem to increasing.
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2017 02:45 PM IST
In the last seven days, three ATMs, including two of Punjab and Sind Bank in Kapurthala district and one of UCO Bank at Alawalpur near Adampur in Jalandhar, were targeted by thieves, with cops remaining clueless about their identity. Three of these kiosks are adjacent to banks and are sans security guards.
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2017 12:53 PM IST
The vigilance probe in the alleged fake purchase scam by local health department has hit another roadblock with, Faridkot-based Baba Farid University of Health Sciences denying to help in technical assistance, which the vigilance bureau had sought.
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2017 11:56 AM IST
20 % women drug peddlers who have been booked in drug cases are absconding.
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2017 08:41 AM IST
The on-record driver of truck-trailer that mowed down three people during the Ram Navami procession here on Tuesday failed to produce the driving licence before the cops. The man who was behind the wheel when the mishap took place didn’t have the driving licence either.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2017 02:57 PM IST
The procession of tableaux was part of an annual Ram Navami ritual held by local organisations led by a corporate group.
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2017 01:54 PM IST
In a first, the Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital will become the first government health institution in the state to have keratoplasty centre for cornea transplant
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2017 09:08 AM IST
A 14-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old youth in Khanpur Dhadda village,16 kilometers, from Nakodar sub-division of the district on March 23.
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2017 07:44 PM IST
Jalandhar police on Friday arrested the mother of a week-old infant, Khushi, who was found abandoned in a dry 18-foot well three days ago in Khothra village near Behram town.
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2017 09:28 AM IST
The police on Thursday arrested the three accused in the Bholath minor gangrape case and suspended inspector Sukhpal Singh and assistant sub-inspector Raghubir Singh for ‘inaction’.
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Sbs Nagar
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2017 06:12 PM IST
Luck prevailed over the ill will of their respective mothers. After attempts of their mothers to get rid of them, 5-year-old Lovepreet and newborn Khushi, are responding well to the treatment in different hospitals.
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2017 06:19 PM IST
A 26-year-old woman made an unsuccessful bid to kill her 5-year-old son by stabbing him in the neck and abdomen before she hanged serself at her house in Sujawalpur village, 8 km from here, on Sunday late night.
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2017 02:40 PM IST
Having lost hopes of getting the promised incentive of Rs 500 every month under the Balri Rakshak Yoajna (BRY), after the state government failed to release funds under the scheme post 2013, the beneficiaries finally heaved a sigh of relief after the government opened its coffers.