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.