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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.

Three die, 2 injured in accident in Jind

Three persons, including two women, died while two others seriously injured in an accident on Jind-Delhi national highway in Jind district today, police said.

Govt transfers 91 DSPs in Punjab

In a major police reshuffle at the middle level rank police officers, the Punjab government Thursday transferred 91 Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSPs) in the state.

Man arrested for raping minor niece in Punjab

A man was Monday arrested for allegedly raping his 16-year-old niece since the past seven months here, police said.

Three teenagers killed in road mishap in Ambala

Three teenagers were killed Thursday in a road accident in Naraingarh around 20 kilometers from here, police said.

Father-son duo killed over a land dispute in Moga

A father and his son were allegedly killed in a clash between two families over a land dispute in Khosa Kotla village here Tuesday, police said.

Another international drugs racket busted in Punjab

Punjab Police Sunday claimed to have busted another international drugs smuggling racket, and said five smugglers and a hawala agent have been arrested and over 27 kg of heroin seized after a 10-day operation.

Woman, teenaged son hacked to death in Punjab

Unidentified assailants hacked a 50-year-old woman and her teenaged son to death at their house in Fatehgarh Churian town in the district today, police said.