Tarsem Singh Deogan

Tarsem Singh Deogan is a senior reporter at Ludhiana. He has 16 years of experience in journalism. He has covered all beats and now focuses on crime reporting.

Articles by Tarsem Singh Deogan

Ladhowal triple murder: Police suspect involvement of Bengala gang

The police are also scanning the cases handled by the slain ex-cop Kuldeep Singh during his service in hope to find a clue

The police also suspect that as the victims of the triple murder had not resisted, it suggested that the assailants would be five or more in number, who had over-powered the trio easily and bludgeoned them with blunt weapons. (iStock)
Updated on May 23, 2023 11:32 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Police find 2 pistol shells, 3 friends booked for murder

The police also found that gangster Sukha was gunned down with a .32 bore pistol and he was possessing a .30 bore pistol, which was recovered from the spot

According to the police, the reason behind the murder will be ascertained after the arrest of the accused (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2023 12:20 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Amritsar blasts: Terrorist angle can’t be ruled out, says Punjab DGP

Director General of Police , Punjab, Gaurav Yadav on Tuesday said that terrorist activity cannot be ruled out in the Amritsar heritage street blast.

The police are exploring all angles and will not leave any stone unturned, the DGP said (HT Photo/ Sameer Sehgal)
Updated on May 09, 2023 10:58 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana’s ‘most wanted’ was facing trial in 23 cases, shot dead

On May 22, 2016, Sukha was shot at by a friend-turned-foe, Sanjiv Sharma, alias Sunny, after barging into his rented accommodation in Star Colony of Barewal

He had survived a murder bid executed by one of his friends seven years ago. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2023 11:47 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Two months on, runaway inmate booked for possessing mobile phone

Earlier on Saturday, police had lodged an FIR against the accused, Rohin Bhatti of Mohalla Tajpur of Machhiwara road of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshehr), after he escaped from the jail on Friday evening

Two months after receiving the complaint, police finally registered an FIR on Saturday under section 52 A (1) of the Prison Act. (iStock)
Updated on May 07, 2023 11:44 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Giaspura gas leak: SIT quizzes officials, private firm owner for 4 hours

The SIT had summoned the officials to reach the Community Police Resource Centre (CPRC) complex of the police commissionerate and to join the investigation. The questioning continued for more than four hours. SIT to investigate Giaspura gas leak tragedy quizzed officials, private firm owner for 4 hours

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the police to investigate the Giaspura gas leak tragedy, which claimed 11 lives, questioned the chief engineer of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), a district forensic expert, a senior official from the district factory department and the owner of a private firm on Thursday. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2023 11:46 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

New timings: Government offices in Ludhiana chime with activity

Senior officials from various departments, including district commissioner Surabhi Malik, municipal commissioner Shena Aggarwal, civil surgeon Hitender Kaur and other staff members arrived at their respective offices at 7:30 am

DC Ludhiana Surabhi Malik in her office in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (Manish/HT)
Updated on May 02, 2023 11:22 PM IST
ByTarsem Singh Deogan/Gurjot Singh/Dinkle Popli, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: In fear, locals head back to their homes

Some of the people had shifted to the houses of their relatives, while majority of the people, mostly migrant labourers, who had no relatives in the city had taken shelters in religious centres

Kundan Gupta, who runs Bihar Cloth House near the spot at Sua Road, stated that as they had migrated from Bihar, they have have no relatives in Ludhiana. (Gurpreet Singh?HT)
Updated on May 02, 2023 12:40 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana Gas Leak: A bad smell engulfed the area, survivors recount horror

Traumatised Giaspura gas leak incident survivors in Ludhiana recalled the horrific incident of witnessing death of eleven people, including three children.

Locals residents near the gas leak site in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on May 01, 2023 07:34 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Panic, fear grips Giaspura

80 families have temporarily moved out from the Giaspura area due to the gas leak that has claimed 11 lives so far

NDRF, police and medical teams during the rescue operation after gas leak incident at Sua road, Giaspura area in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Gurpreet Singh?HT)
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 11:56 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Locals ignore signs that could have averted tragedy

Sanjay Kumar Gupta, a resident of Samrat colony of Giaspura, said that his son had gone to buy milk from a shop of one of the victims Saurav Goyal at around 6am

NDRF teams after the gas leak incident at Sua road, Giaspura area in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 11:50 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

‘A true leader who always had interests of his constituents at heart’

As the state mourns the loss of one of its most beloved leaders, those who were close to the SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal remember him as a fine human being and a dear friend

Badal, who served as Punjab’s chief minister five times, passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 11:58 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

‘Fake’ affidavit exposes accused’s bid to avoid arrest in criminal case in Ludhiana

Sunita Devi, the mother of the accused, had produced the affidavit with her thumb impression on it when police conducted a raid at his house for his arrest in New Ramesh Nagar

‘Fake’ affidavit exposes accused’s bid to avoid arrest in criminal case in Ludhiana
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 02:06 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Woman caught on camera stealing newborn from Ludhiana civil hospital

Mother of three daughters says she gave birth to son four days ago; alleges hospital staff threatened her when she raised the alarm

The woman captured on CCTV after stealing the newborn from the civil hospital in Ludhiana early on Monday. (CCTV footage)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:53 PM IST

Traffic travails: Police identify 16 choke points in Ludhiana

The worst affected areas in Ludhiana include stretches of major highways and intersections where traffic is getting gridlocked for hours at a time

Traffic jam at Mata Rani Chowk road in Ludhiana. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 11:52 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana police equipped with handy scientific investigation kits

Commissioner of police Mandeep Singh Sidhu distributed the investigation kits among the SHOs on Monday at Police Lines. The kits are portable and can be carried easily at the crime spot

Ludhiana police equipped with handy scientific investigation kits
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:40 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Present sir/ma’am: Ludhiana police personnel to line up for roll calls daily

Roll calls for Ludhiana police personnel will be held twice a day at 8 am and 8 pm; the step is being tipped to help police personnel in maintaining discipline

Police personnel during the roll call at the Division number 2 police station in Ludhiana. (H Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 02:10 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

From November to March, 373 arrested for snatchings in Ludhiana, says police

Commissioner of police Mandeep Singh Sidhu said that the police are serious over increasing cases of online frauds also; the police have recently strengthened the cyber crime wing with manpower and equipment

According to official data, from November 1, 2022 to March 26, the police have recovered at least 925 snatched mobile phones and 138 stolen vehicles from the accused arrested for snatchings and robberies in Ludhiana (Getty images)
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 11:12 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

‘Mittar’ in real sense, Ludhiana woman constable goes extra mile to help those in need

Kaur was among the 11 women police personnel from all over Punjab, who was honoured by the chief minister and director general of police Gaurav Yadav, in a function held in Chandigarh on Thursday

Chief minister Bhagwant Mann honouring senior constable Manjit Kaur. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 11:36 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana woman sarpanch dismissed for letting husband take lead in panchayat works

Director rural development and panchayat Gurpreet Singh Khaira earlier this week dismissed Paramjit Kaur, sarpanch of Rattowal village of Block Sudhar in Ludhiana

The plaque for a development work; and (right) a water tanker mentioning the woman sarpanch’s husband as the head of Rattowal village. (HT Photos)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 11:41 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana SHO slapped with 10,000 for not providing info to RTI activist

The SHO inspector Pramod Kumar of Shimlapuri police station of Ludhiana police commissionerate has been ordered to appear before the commission on Monday

HT Image
Published on Mar 26, 2023 11:16 PM IST

Action against Amritpal: Khanna police to bring ‘AKF’ WhatsApp group members on production warrant

Police have scanned the WhatsApp groups found in the mobile phone of Tejinder Singh Gill aka Gorkha Baba, a gunman of fugitive pro-Khalistani leader and ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh and found numbers of youngsters who were being instigated to join ‘Anandpur Khalsa Force’.

The police have not taken action against the youths, but the police are preparing other 8-10 active members of the group on a production warrant for questioning. (HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 09:33 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Tejinder aka Gorkha Baba sent to four-day police remand

A day after the arrest of Tejinder Singh Gill alias Gorkha Baba, a gunman of fugitive pro-Khalistani leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh, a local court remanded the accused to police custody for questioning till March 28.

Khanna senior superintendent of police (SSP) Amneet Kondal said that several pictures and videos of Tejinder Singh had gone viral on social networking sites in which he was seen with Amritpal Singh carrying weapons, while he has no arms licence. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 10:34 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Amritpal, aide changed two autos before boarding bus from Ludhiana

Fugitive pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh and his aide Papalpreet Singh had changed two auto-rickshaws to reach Sherpur Chowk in Ludhiana, from where they boarded a bus, said the police, adding that they were trying to trace the bus in which they fled.

Amritpal and Papalpreet were captured in CCTVs at three locations – Ladhowal, Jalandhar Bypass and Sherpur Chowk (File Photo)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 01:23 AM IST

Ludhiana police cracks whip on ‘underperforming’ SHOs, one transferred

In the transfer orders, Ludhiana commissioner of police have mentioned the reason ‘average performace’ behind transfer of Inspector Satpal

HT Image
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:16 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

4 associates of radical leader held in Punjab’s Khanna

The Khanna police arrested four accomplices of Sikh separatist leader Amritpal Singh under preventive measures.

Handcuffs icon. (Representational Photo (Getty Images) )
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 10:28 PM IST

Ludhiana’s Malkhana fire: Accident or conspiracy; forensic team asked to find cause

The police are scanning their records to assess the loss due to the fire; as case properties dumped in the malkhana were older than three decades, the police are finding it hard to trace all the records

The fire-ravaged police malkhana at new court complex in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Mar 19, 2023 11:18 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

25 aides of separatist leader Amritpal held in Ludhiana

The Ludhiana police arrested 25 supporters of pro-Khalistan leader and head of Waris Punjab De Amritpal Singh on Sunday. Four of the accused were directly in contact with Amritpal, and 21 others had assembled in his favour at Boparai Kalan.

While four persons have been arrested from Ludhiana city under preventive measures, other 21 have been nabbed for violating prohibitory orders. (Representational Photo (Getty Images) )
Published on Mar 19, 2023 09:05 PM IST

Gangster Bishnoi being portrayed as hero: Moose Wala’s parents

The parents of slain Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who was shot dead at Jawahar Ke village in Mansa on May 29 last year, said the main conspirator of their son’s murder Lawrence Bishnoi was being portrayed as a hero

Parents of Sidhu Moose Wala being honored by the Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College management in Ludhiana on Thursday. (Photo by Gurpreet Singh/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 08:35 PM IST

Former MLA Kuldeep Vaid booked under Excise Act

A day after the Punjab Vigilance Bureau conducted a raid at residence and other properties of former Congress MLA from Gill Kuldeep Singh Vaid in connection with a disproportionate assets inquiry, the Ludhiana police booked him under the Excise Act on Tuesday.

Raids on the properties of Vaid continued for the second day also. (( Photo by Gurpreet Singh/ Hindustan Times))
Published on Mar 14, 2023 10:24 PM IST
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