Chandigarh / The Times of India
The Punjab police have traced the 45-km route taken by Khalistan sympathiser and fugitive Amritpal Singh after escaping from Nangal Ambian village near Shahkot in Jalandhar district on two motorcycles. One of the motorcycles has also been recovered. The police also revealed that one motorcycle was swapped midway by three of his associates.
In yet another petition related to the prevailing tension in Punjab, a plea has been filed in the Punjab and Haryana high court seeking directions to take immediate steps to protect the sovereignty and integrity of the country.
A parliamentary standing committee has recommended restricting free electricity to the farmers to curtail the misuse of groundwater. Over exploitation of groundwater for irrigation has become a major challenge in Punjab and Haryana.
The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has made it clear that the Army authorities cannot withdraw the no-objection certificate (NOC) and the discharge proceedings of its personnel on the ground of retrospective unilateral change of the contract of their service, reports Ajay Sura. The AFT principal bench passed these orders while directing the Army to immediately discharge two personnel who were selected for civil employment in their states but it had withdrawn NOC to release them from service citing
Taking cognizance of a habeas corpus petition against illegal detention of self-styled radical preacher Amritpal Singh, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Sunday issued notice to the Punjab government seeking its response on the issue. The HC, however, has not appointed the warrant officer in the matter, as pleaded by the petitioner.
The Punjab Police on Sunday continued its crackdown on Waris Punjab De arresting more than 30 persons for supporting fugitive Amritpal Singh and carrying out checks aross the state.
Khalistan sympathiser and self-styled preacher Amritpal Singh, who heads Waris Punjab De (WPD) outfit, is on the run, according to a Punjab police statement on Saturday evening.
A young Punjab advocate engaged to his Pakistani love in 2016 is set to get married after her Indian visa knot was untangled Thursday and the couple got the chance to crown their Veer-Zaara-like saga with triumphant strides to the altar.
A local court on Thursday convicted two former Punjab cops Jirmal Singh and Suba Singh in a 30-year-old case of a bank employees illegal confinement, kidnapping, and disappearance.
A day after a news channel aired a live interview of gangster Lawrance Bishnoi allegedly from a jail in the state, the Punjab police intelligence wing head, Jaskaran Singh, on Wednesday visited the bereaved family of slain Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala. It is learnt that he tried to calm down the agitated family, who is preparing to hold the first barsi (anniversary) of Moose Wala on March 19 at Mansa.
The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued notice to the Punjab government on a plea filed by Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh seeking cancellation of FIRs registered against him for hurting religious sentiments. Jalandhar police had booked him for his alleged objectionable comments on Guru Ravidas and Sant Kabir.
Police have booked two immigration agents for allegedly duping an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Haryana Police of Rs 39.46 lakh. The agents had allegedly promised the ASI that they would send his son to the US, but took him to Indonesia, where he was kidnapped and tortured for 35 days.