Punjab

Punjab school teachers told to dress ‘decently’

Punjab school teachers told to dress ‘decently’

Punjab’s director for public instructions (DPI), secondary, has written to all district education officers (DEOs) and principals to ensure that teachers wear decent clothes to school. The motivation behind the orders is cited as complaints by parents of students about teachers, particularly women, wearing “provocative”, “glittery” and “fashionable” clothes. The order says in Punjabi: “Sarkari […]

By 9th May 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Caught on Camera : Attack on Congress Leader

Caught on Camera : Attack on Congress Leader

The Mullanpur Dakha police arrested Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leader Jagwant Singh for assaulting Congress panchayat member Gurjit Singh and his friend Gulbagh Singh following verbal spat in at Issewal village. A case under Sections 307 (attempt to murder), 452 (house trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint), 427 (mischief causing damage to […]

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Gangster Vicky Gounder Posts on FB regarding Banur Incident

Gangster Vicky Gounder Posts on FB regarding Banur Incident

A post on gangster Vicky Gounder’s Facebook page has gone viral in which he has accused Punjab Police of implicating him in Rs 1.33 crore in Banur heist and Rs 10 lakh loot from a bank in Muktsar. “I want to tell you all that I am not in any way involved in these two […]

By 8th May 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Attack on AAP leader Gurpartap Singh in Batala

Attack on AAP leader Gurpartap Singh in Batala

Two men, who had their faces covered, allegedly fired five shots at AAP leader Gurpartap Singh Khushalpur’s car here late on Sunday following which the police deployed additional forces. Senior police officers of Batala police district, including SSP Deepak Hilori, rushed to the spot around midnight. The SSP said a case under Section 307 of […]

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Shocking revelations by Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Kejriwal

Shocking revelations by Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Kejriwal

Sucha Singh Chhotepur, an independent-minded legislator in Punjab, left the Shiromani Akali Dal and joined AAP before the 2014 elections. AAP leaders say his oratory impressed Kejriwal, who heard him for the first time in Gurdaspur. When AAP lost two Assembly byelections, Kejriwal asked Chhotepur to keep the party afloat in Punjab. But, Chhotepur is […]

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Punjabi man murdered in US over cigarettes

Punjabi man murdered in US over cigarettes

In a suspected incident of hate crime, a 32-year-old Nadala resident was stabbed to death by unidentified persons outside a grocery store at Modesto city in California, United States, on Friday. The victim, Jagjeet Singh, was a staffer at the commercial establishment. A pall of gloom descended on Nadala on Saturday, after Jagjeet’s relatives learnt […]

By 7th May 2017 0 Comments Read More →
NRIs Letter to Kejriwal against Bhagwant Mann

NRIs Letter to Kejriwal against Bhagwant Mann

In a huge embarrassment to the Aam Aadmi Party’s Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, who has been claiming to be popular among non-resident Indians (NRIs), 26 “prominent overseas faces” of the party have written to its national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal against appointing Mann the Punjab convener. The letter sent by party volunteers […]

By 6th May 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Supporters of rival transport firms clash over bus routes in Amritsar

Supporters of rival transport firms clash over bus routes in Amritsar

A clash between the supporters of the transport firms owned by Akali leader Nirmal Singh Kahlon and Congress leader JS Dimpa took place at the local bus stand on Thursday morning. It led to heavy damage to the vehicles of both sides. According to eyewitness, the tyres of a jeep owned by Dimpa were also […]

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Police avert gang war in Malerkotla

Police avert gang war in Malerkotla

A swift action by the local police last night averted a gang war in Malerkotla. The police arrested four gangsters even as two of their accomplices managed to flee. The arrested gangsters were in the city to attack the member of a rival gang. Police have been conducting raids to arrest the absconding gangsters and […]

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Rs 10 lakh looted in Muktsar

Rs 10 lakh looted in Muktsar

In second incident in two days in Punjab, some armed men looted Rs 10.27 lakh and 50-gm gold from a bank at Sarawan Bodla village under Lambi Assembly segment in Muktsar district on Wednesday. As per locals, six robbers with their faces covered with cloth came on three motorcycles to the State Bank of India […]

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