10 more drug de-addiction centres will be set up in Punjab

The Punjab government will set up ten more drug de-addiction centres in the state, taking their number to 31.

Sukhbir Singh Badal promises action on issue of missing children

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday assured the state Assembly that the government is examining every single case pertaining to children who went missing under mysterious circumstances in Faridkot district recently.

Four policemen suspended for smuggling drugs with jail inmate

Four policemen, including two head Constables, have been suspended for allegedly conniving with a jail inmate to smuggle drugs into the local prison, police said on Sunday.

Faridkot launches its second album `Phir Se`

Armed with their signature hooklines and brand of ‘confused pop’, Faridkot is back with their 2nd studio album titled Phir Se. Backed by a well-received 1st album, Faridkot attempts to challenge the existing boundaries of popular music, in this Universal Music release.

Five women in fray in Faridkot

In a state where only 19 women are contesting Lok Sabha polls as against 234 men candidates, the Faridkot (SC) seat can boast of five of them in the fray with the sitting SAD MP Paramjit Kaur Gulshan taking on, among others, two contestants who share her first name.

Disgruntled Congress, SAD leaders withdraw nomination from Faridkot

In a relief for candidates of both Congress and SAD from Faridkot Lok Sabha seat, disgruntled Congress leader Sukhwinder Singh Danny and SAD leader Seetal Singh withdrew their candidature.

Elections 2014: Punjab —State Profile

The state has 13 Lok Sabha constituencies wherein four constituencies are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC). These include Jalandhar, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur.

Killer of 7-year-old boy commits suicide in Punjab

A man, who had allegedly killed a 7-year-old boy, has committed suicide, police said today.

Bajwa visits flood affected areas of Muktsar, Faridkot

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Monday visited the flood affected areas of Muktsar and Faridkot districts and expressed serious concern over "slackness" in flood relief work.

Court stays order on Faridkot Maharaja`s will till Sept 27

Granting relief to the Meharwal Khewaji Trust, a court here stayed an earlier order declaring the late Maharaja of Faridkot`s will for property worth Rs 20,000 crore as fake, till September 27.

Six get life sentence in murder case

Six persons were awarded life sentence by a court here in a two-year-old murder case.

Ex-royal`s daughters get Rs 20,000-cr relief from court

It is a royal bonanza for two daughters of a former maharaja, one they had to wait for over two decades.

Clash between two groups: 15 injured

The clash took place between supporters of SAD MLA Deep Malhotra and former Fardikot Improvement Trust chairman Parambans Singh Banti in Rupyian Wala village on Friday night, police said.

Police conduct raid in Faridkot jail, recover mobiles, drugs

Days after violence erupted in Faridkot Jail over the custodial death of an undertrial, a raiding police team recovered mobile phones, drugs, syringes and knives from the inmates.

Situation in Punjab’s Faridkot jail `under control`

A day after violence erupted over death of an undertrial in district jail, Faridkot Jail Superintendent JP Singh said the situation is completely under control.

Punjab jail riot: 3 officials injured, probe order

Three officials of Punjab`s Faridkot town jail were injured in a clash with inmates following the death of a prisoner, police said.

Faridkot molestation victim succumbs

A 16-year-old school girl succumbed to her burn injuries almost 16 days after she had set herself ablaze after allegedly being stalked and molested "repeatedly" by five youths in Faridkot district.

50 cases registered for illegal property transfer in Faridkot

Taking action against illegal transfer of property, police today registered 50 cases against those illegally occupying 5-marlas plots given for free to Dalit families by the Punjab government in 1973.

Main accused in Faridkot minor rape case arrested

The main accused in the case of abduction and rape of a 15-year-old Dalit girl has been arrested, police said Monday.

Minor Dalit girl raped in Punjab

A minor Dalit girl was allegedly abducted by three persons and raped by one of them in Jaito area of the district, police said.