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Punjab task force seizes heroin, Rs 1.2 crore cash in Pathankot

Punjab task force seizes heroin, Rs 1.2 crore cash in Pathankot

The Special Task Force (STF) in Punjab seized 1 kg heroin, a Tata Xenon and money amounting to Rs 1.2 crore in a raid in Dinangar road of Pathankot's Mirthal village.

Jul 29, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Punjab and Haryana High Court bans loudspeakers to curb noise pollution

Punjab and Haryana High Court bans loudspeakers to curb noise pollution

The court, however, relaxed the rules for a period of 15 days in a year for religious and cultural programmes, allowing loudspeakers from 10 pm to midnight.

Jul 26, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Main accused in India's biggest-ever heroin drug haul case dies in police custody in Punjab

Main accused in India's biggest-ever heroin drug haul case dies in police custody in Punjab

Weeks after the biggest ever drug haul was unearthed in Punjab, the main accused in the case died on Sunday in police custody. Gurpinder Singh, who was arrested in a raid by Customs Department at

Jul 21, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign, faces flak

Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign, faces flak

The posters were reportedly put up by the Hoshiarpur District Election Officer.

Jul 20, 2019, 20:35 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu`s resignation.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
If Navjot Singh Sidhu does not want to do his job, there's nothing I can do about it: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

If Navjot Singh Sidhu does not want to do his job, there's nothing I can do about it: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said that Sidhu was given a new portfolio after much deliberation and instead of accepting his new portfolio, he decided to shun the work in the middle of the crucial paddy

Jul 15, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
Punjab, Haryana chief ministers hold meeting, discuss preventive measures on drugs

Punjab, Haryana chief ministers hold meeting, discuss preventive measures on drugs

The Chief Ministers of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, and Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-

Jul 12, 2019, 18:49 PM IST
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

With the state staring at acute water scarcity, the chief minister reviewed the situation at the second meeting of the Urban Renewal and Reforms Consultative Group and ordered a virtual war against

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said India has a large and growing youth population and it is necessary to find a charismatic Gen Next leader so that the party can earn the trust of young voters. 

Jul 07, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party MP Sunny Deol is facing ire after he appointed his representative to address issues on his behalf in his constituency Gurdaspur. 

Jul 02, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Sources told Zee Media that the prisoners went on a rampage after the death of Sandeep Sood, who was behind bars in a case related to NSPS Act.

Jun 27, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
2015 Bargari sacrilege main accused killed in jail, security stepped up in Punjab

2015 Bargari sacrilege main accused killed in jail, security stepped up in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered beefing up of security in the state in the wake of the attack on Bittu, a follower of Dera Sacha Sauda sect, while appealing to all communities to

Jun 23, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles death of Fatehveer, seeks report on open borewells

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles death of Fatehveer, seeks report on open borewells

The two-year-old boy Fatehveer Singh passed away on Tuesday morning after he was taken out of the borewell following the almost 109-hour-long operation.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:03 AM IST
Two-year-old rescued from inside borewell after 109-hour long efforts

Two-year-old rescued from inside borewell after 109-hour long efforts

NDRF had been leading the rescue operation which was made extremely difficult because Fatehveer Singh was stuck at a depth of 125 feet.

Jun 11, 2019, 06:56 AM IST
Ahmed Patel likely to resolve rift between Amarinder, Sidhu

Ahmed Patel likely to resolve rift between Amarinder, Sidhu

While Amarinder Singh is the most popular leader of the Congress in Punjab, Sidhu has been a key campaigner for the party outside the state.

Jun 10, 2019, 20:56 PM IST
Deal strictly with cops aiding drug traffickers: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tells DGP

Deal strictly with cops aiding drug traffickers: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tells DGP

Amarinder Singh also asked the head of the Special Task Force, constituted to combat drug menace, to identify and take strict action against such police officers, especially those posted in the

Jun 07, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
Amarinder Singh clips Navjot Singh Sidhu's wings, gives him power and energy portfolios

Amarinder Singh clips Navjot Singh Sidhu's wings, gives him power and energy portfolios

The portfolio rejig came hours after a state Cabinet meeting, which was skipped by Sidhu.

Jun 06, 2019, 20:09 PM IST
Operation Blue Star's anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised inside Golden Temple

Operation Blue Star's anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised inside Golden Temple

Security agencies were put on high alert in and around this city in view of the anniversary.

Jun 06, 2019, 14:31 PM IST
Amritsar turns into fortress with 3,000 security personnel for Operation Blue Star's anniversary

Amritsar turns into fortress with 3,000 security personnel for Operation Blue Star's anniversary

Amid apprehensions that Sikh hardliners might create trouble in the Golden Temple complex, more than 3,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order.

Jun 06, 2019, 08:31 AM IST
CM Captain Amarinder Singh reviews Punjab's internal security situation

CM Captain Amarinder Singh reviews Punjab's internal security situation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reviewed the state's internal security and law-and-order situation with senior officials here on Tuesday.

Jun 04, 2019, 21:19 PM IST