26/11 case: Pakistani witness turns hostile, claims Ajmal Kasab is alive

A headmaster of a primary school where Ajmal Kasab studied told a court that he taught Kasab and he is alive.

Rahul Gandhi meets families of youth killed in police firing in Faridkot
Rahul Gandhi meets families of youth killed in police firing in Faridkot

Rahul Gandhi Thursday met the families of the two youth killed in police firing during a protest against a sacrilege incident last month.

Sacrilege incident: Rahul Gandhi arrives in Faridkot, to meet victims' kin today
Sacrilege incident: Rahul Gandhi arrives in Faridkot, to meet victims' kin today

Rahul Gandhi will meet farmers in Bathinda district during his two-day visit.

Holy book row: Accused discharged from hospital

The accused in the desecration incident at Bargari, who was hospitalised here in view of spinal injury, was discharged on Friday, police said.Rupinder Singh, who was hospitalised at PGIMER here for treatment of a spinal injury on October 27, has been discharged from the hospital and shifted to Faridkot jail, police said.

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Kejriwal should focus on running Delhi: Shiromani Akali Dal

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday said it was condemnable that Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who could not control rapes in the national capital, was trying to stoke communal passions in Punjab by visiting Amritsar and Faridkot. Watch the full report here.

Punjab calm, para military forces conduct flag marches

After being on the boil for about a week over sacrilege incidents and police firing, Punjab was peaceful on Thursday.

Normalcy returning to violence-hit Punjab; former Faridkot SSP to be chargesheeted for negligence
Normalcy returning to violence-hit Punjab; former Faridkot SSP to be chargesheeted for negligence

Punjab was today limping back to normalcy with paramilitary forces keeping a tight vigil in areas rattled by violence over desecration of the holy book even as the state government cleared the decks to charge sheet former Faridkot SSP for alleged negligence and police firing on Sikh activists.

How false rumours lead to riots in India - Part 2

A 50-year-old man in northern India was killed in a mob lynching allegedly over rumours that his family had been storing and consuming beef at home.

How false rumours lead to riots in India

Two people were killed and over 70 others were injured after bloody clashes broke out between police and Sikh protesters in Punjab’s Faridkot, Moga and Sangrur districts after Sikh bodies staged protest against desecration of Guru Grant Sahib. Watch how false rumours lead to riots in India

Protests over sacrilege continue in Punjab, 2 killed in clashes cremated

Protests over alleged sacrilege of Sikh holy book in a village here continued on Friday at various places in Punjab on Friday even as the two persons killed in a clash with police two days back were cremated amid tight security.

Holy book desecration: PPP seeks inquiry by sitting HC judge

People's Party of Punjab (PPP) president Manpreet Singh Badal on Friday rejected the setting up of a Judicial Commission headed by Justice (retd) Zora Singh of Punjab and Haryana High Court over alleged sacrilege of Sikh holy book in Faridkot district and its aftermath.

Punjab: Sikh protestors clash with police in Faridkot

Sikhs from various organisations clashed with police over an alleged incident of sacrilege in Faridkot district of Punjab.

Minors from poor families in custody for stealing 'jamuns' in Punjab

The poor families of two minors and a 19-year old youth, who landed up in judicial custody last week for stealing 'jamuns' (black plum fruit) from the Faridkot mini-secretariat complex, have been forced to furnish personal security bonds to get them released.

19-year-old Dalit boy found hanging from tree in Punjab; 5 booked

A 19-year-old Dalit boy was found hanging from a tree at Punjab's Khara village following which five persons, including two panchayat members, were booked for the alleged murder, police said on Monday.

Nursing student fakes her abduction, keeps police on toes

A nursing student here kept the district police on their toes by concocting her own abduction just to "check their functioning".

Seven arrested for child trafficking in Faridkot

 Faridkot district police today claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of seven members and recovered a 2-day-old infant who was allegedly being sold to Panchkula based couple for Rs 2.80 lakh.

Protest against arrest of students in Punjab

Demanding immediate release of 13 students arrested by police during demonstration against the alleged molestation of a minor girl, Punjab Students Union (PSU) on Monday staged a protest here.

Indian family goes missing in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities are trying to trace an Indian family, including two minor children, which went missing in Pakistan earlier this month. The government of India has taken up the matter with Pakistan, Punjab Police sources said on Friday.

Man charged with kidnap, extortion arrested in Faridkot

 A notorious criminal was arrested and arms seized from him by Faridkot police, an official said.