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Rahul Gandhi slams Akali govt for not being serious on Punjab drug issue

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the SAD-BJP government in Punjab of "not being serious" about "eliminating" the drug problem, which he said was a "serious issue" in the state.

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.

Punjab Police officer booked for woman`s suicide

Punjab Police have booked a senior police officer on charges of abetment of suicide of a 23-year-old woman, police officials said on Tuesday.

Zirakpur drug haul: Alleged militant among two arrested

Two persons, including an alleged militant of Bhindranwale Tigers Force, were arrested by the Punjab Police in connection with the Zirakpur drug haul.

Punjab: Four booked in Dowry death case

Four people, including a woman, were booked on Friday in a case of dowry death in Punjab`s Zirakpur town, police said.

Zirakpur, the `wedding capital` of Punjab

Till about two decades ago, Zirakpur was just a cluster of villages in Punjab on the outskirts of state capital Chandigarh. Today, it has become the unofficial `wedding capital of Punjab` with nearly 55 wedding venues where hundreds of lavish marriages, including of non-resident Indians (NRIs), are held.

Punjab town cordoned off after discovery of grenades

The police on Sunday cordoned off Zirakpur town of Punjab`s Mohali district and conducted an extensive search after two grenades were found late on Saturday.