Punjab News

Minor who shot himself while taking 'selfie' dies

A 15-year-old boy who sustained a bullet injury to his head while taking a selfie with his father's revolver, died on Sunday at a hospital in Ludhiana.

Bizarre selfie craze: 15-year-old boy shoots self in Pathankot, lands in hospital
Bizarre selfie craze: 15-year-old boy shoots self in Pathankot, lands in hospital

The untoward incident happened while the minor boy was taking selfie with a revolver at his home at Shiv Nagar here on Friday night.

Punjab woman 'gangraped first, killed, and then thrown from roof'
Punjab woman 'gangraped first, killed, and then thrown from roof'

Terror and grief gripped Ludhiana city of Punjab after a 26-year-old woman was first gangraped and then killed by her assaulters. 

Shocking video: Debt-ridden Punjab farmer commits suicide in front of cops
Shocking video: Debt-ridden Punjab farmer commits suicide in front of cops

In another shocking incident, a 32-year-old farmer and his 60-year-old mother committed suicide in front of cops and bank officials in Barnala village of Punjab on Tuesday.

Debt-ridden Punjab farmer, mother commit suicide in front of cops, five booked
Debt-ridden Punjab farmer, mother commit suicide in front of cops, five booked

In another shocking incident in Barnala village of Punjab, a 32-year-old farmer and his 60-year-old mother had committed suicide in front of cops and bank officials on Tuesday.

Pakistani national apprehended by BSF at border outpost in Tarn Taran district

 BSF has apprehended a Pakistani national at border outpost in Tarn Taran district, Punjab.

Files related to Operation Bluestar should be made public: Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal wants files related to the attack on Sri Darbar Sahib during the Operation Blue Star to be made public.

Punjab woman dragged out of office, kidnapped and raped; second accused arrested​
Punjab woman dragged out of office, kidnapped and raped; second accused arrested​

The Punjab Police on Sunday arrested another accused in connection with the Muktsar rape case, where a woman was dragged out of her officer, kidnapped and then raped last month. The incident was caught on a CCTV camera 

Will review 'bogus' cases against Punjab youth under SAD-BJP rule: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday assured to review the `bogus` cases against Punjab youth during during Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule and promised to set up a Commission to review such cases and fix the responsibility of erring police officials.

Punjab woman dragged out of office, kidnapped and raped; one arrested
Punjab woman dragged out of office, kidnapped and raped; one arrested

The CCTV footage shows a young man forcibly dragging a 24-year-old woman out of her office in Muktsar district of Punjab.

Canada Court to hear ''torture'' charges case against Captain Amarinder Singh today

The Ontario Court of Justice will on Saturday hear the torture charges levelled against Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Captain Amarinder Singh by a US-based human rights advocacy group "Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ).

Caught on camera: Punjab woman being dragged out of office, kidnapped and later raped
Caught on camera: Punjab woman being dragged out of office, kidnapped and later raped

An extremely shocking CCTV footage of a young woman who was forcibly abducted from her office in Punjab's Muktsar district  by a man, who later raped her, has now come to fore.

Amarinder Singh forced to cancel political rallies in Canada. Know why

Sikhs for Justice had lodged a complaint with the Canadian government against the election activities planned by Amarinder Singh.

Punjab CM Badal attacks AAP, Congress; accuses them of doing politics on farmers' deaths

 Launching a scathing attack on AAP and Congress, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday alleged that both the parties are indulging into ugly politics for their narrow motives

Kohinoor issue: Sukhbir Badal asks SGPC to file caveat in SC

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday asked the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to file a caveat in the Supreme Court so that the committee could be heard before the court gives a judgment on the return of the Kohinoor diamond to India.

Kirpal Singh cremated, but cause of his death in Pakistani jail not established yet
Kirpal Singh cremated, but cause of his death in Pakistani jail not established yet

Kirpal Singh, the family has maintained, had inadvertently crossed into Pakistan and was arrested and charged with spying by Pakistani authorities.

Kirpal Singh, Indian prisoner who died in Pakistan jail, cremated in hometown
Kirpal Singh, Indian prisoner who died in Pakistan jail, cremated in hometown

Kirpal Singh, the Indian prisoner who died in a Pakistani's Kot Lakhpat Jail on April 11 under mysterious circumstances, was cremated in his hometown in Mustafabad on Wednesday

A father's revenge! Rape victim's dad chops off arms of accused in Punjab
A father's revenge! Rape victim's dad chops off arms of accused in Punjab

The shocking incident took place in Punjab’s Bhatinda district on Tuesday.

Kirpal Singh's body back in India, doctors say some internal organs missing
Kirpal Singh's body back in India, doctors say some internal organs missing

Indian doctors on Tuesday ruled out any foul play in the death of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh, who died in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail last week.

Captain Amarinder Singh flounders after Rahul Gandhi leaves him in lurch

With Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi refraining from naming him as the chief ministerial candidate for the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections, Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the decision is taken by the party high command, adding they will announce the name when they find it apt.

Congress will solve Punjab's drug problem in months: Rahul Gandhi
Congress will solve Punjab's drug problem in months: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi  on Saturday said that the drug problem in Punjab will be taken care after his party comes to power in the state as he visited Zirakpur today.

Kejriwal lacks 'long term vision': Amarinder Singh

 Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh on Friday accused Arvind Kejriwal of lacking "long term vision" and alleged AAP national convener had become chief minister only after making "non-implementable" promises to the people of Delhi.

Suspicious bag found on Pathankot-Jalandhar train, search op underway

The Pathankot-Jalandhar express train was halted near Pathankot today after a suspicious bag was found onboard, sparking major security concerns.

Teenaged girl abducted from Thane, rescued in Punjab

A 16-year-old girl from the district was allegedly kidnapped and raped by a youth who took her to Ludhiana from where she was rescued, police said today.

PM Narendra Modi salutes martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on April 13, 1919 when a crowd of non-violent protesters, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, were fired upon by troops of the British Indian Army.

SAD's dharnas a complete 'flop show': AAP

Chandigarh; AAP today said that the ruling SAD's district-wise dharnas against the alleged role of the Delhi government in the demolition of a 'piau' at a gurdwara in the national capital was a "co

Congress expels Punjab dissident leader Jagmeet Singh Brar
Congress expels Punjab dissident leader Jagmeet Singh Brar

Cracking the whip, Congress on Monday expelled senior leader Jagmeet Singh Brar, a known detractor of its Punjab unit chief Amarinder Singh, from the party in the wake of his consistent statements against the interests of the organisation.

AAP to announce candidates for 2017 Punjab polls by June end
AAP to announce candidates for 2017 Punjab polls by June end

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will announce the names of its all candidates for the Punjab assembly election to be held in early next year by June end.

Amarinder slams Kejriwal on SYL stand, asks him to apologise

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should "apologise to the people of Punjab" for his government's affidavit in the Supreme Court supporting Haryana's stand on Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal issue, state Congress chief Amarinder Singh said.

BSF kills Pakistan intruder, seizes nine packets of contraband
BSF kills Pakistan intruder, seizes nine packets of contraband

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot dead one alleged Pakistani intruder and seized nine packets of contraband in Bhairowal area near the Attari border near here early Sunday morning.