Sukha murder: Punjab govt transfers 2 senior police officials

Punjab government on Thursday took a serious note of the killing of Sukha Kahlwan while in police custody and ordered transfer of two top police officials of Kapurthala and Phagwara districts.

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.

Kidnapped minor girl traced, reunited with parents

A 12-year-old girl, who was working as a domestic help in New Mansa Devi Nagar here and was missing since September 4, has been traced and reunited with her parents, police said on Sunday.

Factory owner held for raping employee in Punjab

The owner of a garment factory here has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gang-rape of a dalit woman who worked at his factory, police said on Wednesday.

Indo-Pak buses diverted due to blockade at NH1

Two Indo-Pak `Sada-e-Sarhad` buses, connecting Delhi with Lahore, had to be diverted on Friday after a group of villagers blocked the national highway here to protest the death of an undertrial.

Youth booked for outraging minor girl`s modesty

An FIR has been lodged against a 20-year-old boy for allegedly assaulting a 10-year old girl while she was answering the nature`s call at a village here, police said here on Saturday.

Two drug peddlers arrested with 11 grams heroin in Punjab

Two drug peddlers were arrested by police from two separate places here and 11 grams of heroin was recovered from their possession.

Shiromani Akali Dal leader commits suicide in Phagwara

A 63-year-old Shiromani Akali Dal leader has allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Manawali village here, police said today.

Two students booked for blackmailing girl

A case has been registered against two students of a private school here for allegedly blackmailing a minor school girl and extorting money from her.

Residents block traffic on NH 1

Residents of Satnampura locality blocked traffic for about an hour on National Highway 1 to protest the alleged inordinate delay in completing the work of re-carpeting the stretch of Phagwara-Nakodar road.

Yogendra Yadav holds roadshow, slams SAD-BJP

Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday accused the ruling SAD-BJP combine in Punjab of making youth drug addicts.

Ramdev holds roadshow in Phagwara, asks youth to think big

Yoga guru Ramdev on Thursday held a road-show in Phagwara in support of BJP candidate from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seat Vijay Sampla.

Chandigarh-Amritsar Express to have a stoppage at Phagwara

The Chandigarh-Amritsar Intercity Superfast Express will now have a one-minute halt at Phagwara which will connect it with holy city of Amritsar and state Capital Chandigarh.

Youth arrested for attempting to rape a minor girl

A 30-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a four-and-a-half- year-old girl, police said on Sunday.

Married woman raped in Phagwara

Phagwara: A 27-year-old married woman was allegedly raped inside her residence here by an acquaintance, who has been arrested.

Students, teachers collect funds for girls` school renovation

Students and teachers of a girls` school here have taken it upon themselves to collect funds for renovation of their school building, part of which had been declared unsafe by Public Works Department.

Facebook farce: `Band, baja and baraat`, but no bride

He came here with "band, baja and baraat" but went back "berang" (blank) when he found neither the bride nor anybody else from the girl`s side to play host.

Heat wave claims life in Phagwara

The ongoing heat wave conditions in Punjab continued unabated, claiming a life here, police said on Tuesday.

Woman commits suicide over dowry, husband booked

A woman, upset over persistent dowry demands by her husband, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself to death at her parents` house in Khalwargate area, police said on Friday.

Migrant woman burnt alive in accidental fire

A migrant woman was burnt alive when a fire broke out in her hut at village Khajurala, 8 kms from here, along the national highway, police said on Tuesday.