Married woman commits suicide in Punjab

A 24-year-old married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling over some domestic feud at Pakharvadh village here, police said Thursday.

After Moga, another case of molestation aboard private bus in Khanna; two arrested

The Punjab Police has arrested two people over charges of molesting a 30-year-old woman aboard a moving private bus in Khanna.

Moga molestation case: Punjab and Haryana HC bench recuses from hearing
Moga molestation case: Punjab and Haryana HC bench recuses from hearing

A Punjab and Haryana High Court bench on Monday recused itself from hearing the Moga incident in which a minor girl was allegedly molested and pushed out of a moving bus causing her fatal injuries.

Moga molestation case: Victim's body cremated after post-mortem, father accepts compensation
Moga molestation case: Victim's body cremated after post-mortem, father accepts compensation

The 13-year-old girl who died after she was allegedly molested and pushed out of a bus owned by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal's transport company was cremated on Sunday evening at her native village in Punjab. 

Punjab Police claims no gang-rape in Moga, says 'victim' is lying
Punjab Police claims no gang-rape in Moga, says 'victim' is lying

Just two days after the tragic death of a teenage girl who was thrown out of a moving bus along with her mother for resisting molestation, a case of alleged gang-rape of a young woman was reported from the district on Friday.

Punjab Dalit girl rape: Officer transferred after delay in process

A SHO has been transferred to district police lines in connection with alleged delay in registering an attempt to rape case of a 21-year-old Dalit girl, police said today.

Accused have definite links with nun gang-rape case: DCP

Punjab Police today booked and arrested the four Bangladesh nationals, who were earlier detained for allegedly raping a elderly nun in West Bengal, for their suspected involvement in crimes in the district.

No laxity on premature release of prisoners: Punjab DGP

 Punjab Police DGP SS Saini on Thursday said a lot of "disinformation and wrong information" is being circulated over the issue of premature release of prisoners even as he maintained that no laxity would be permitted on issues of peace and communal harmony.

Eliminating terror crucial for Pakistan's economic survival: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said Pakistan will win the war against terror at any cost, linking it to the country's "economic survival", and vowed to overcome the energy crisis.

48-yr-old ASI dies in Punjab

Phagwara: A 48-year-old Assistant Sub Inspector of police died when he fell down to the road while trying to board a bus.

Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh Tara to appear before court

Authorities in Thailand Friday issued orders for the extradition of Babbar Khalsa militant Jagtar Singh Tara, convicted for life in the former Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassination case. Tara will appear before court today.

Ten years after he escaped from jail, Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' arrested in Thailand
Ten years after he escaped from jail, Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' arrested in Thailand

Former Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' was arrested in Thailand on Monday.

Traffic violators presented with roses on New Year

With the aim to spread traffic awareness among people, the police here held a unique exercise of distributing red roses to the violators on New Years day.

Drunk officer's car hits seven in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: At least seven people were injured, one seriously, when an excise department officer who was drunk rammed into them with his car here in Punjab, police said on Friday.

1993 Sitapur fake encounter case: Life term awarded to 4 policemen

A CBI court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to four policemen, including three of Uttar Pradesh, in a fake encounter case.

Five arrested for killing married woman in Punjab

Hoshiarpur: Five persons have been arrested for allegedly killing a married woman earlier this year, police said on Monday.

Punjab Police nabs two top Khalistani leaders
Punjab Police nabs two top Khalistani leaders

In a major success against terrorism, the Punjab Police have netted two top Khalistani leaders in less than a week.

Punjab Police arrest top Khalistani terrorist at Chennai airport
Punjab Police arrest top Khalistani terrorist at Chennai airport

 The Punjab Police Thursday arrested a top Khalistani terrorist, Ramndeep Singh alias Goldy, from Chennai airport, a senior police officer said.

HC stays arrest of Punjab Police officer

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday stayed the arrest of controversial senior Punjab Police officer Gautam Cheema in cases registered against him.

Pak court summons witnesses in Sarabjit murder case

A Pakistani court on Wednesday summoned prosecution witnesses in the murder case of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was killed in a brutal assault by other inmates in a high-security jail here last year.