Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicPunjab Police

Topic: Punjab Police

Latest in Sidhu Moosewala case – Lawrence Bishnoi’s close aide escapes police custody

Deepak Tinu, one of the main accused in the murder, escaped on Sunday. Teams have been deployed to find him & no personnel will be spared 'if found involved,' said the police.

Protests erupt after student dies by suicide at Punjab’s Lovely Professional University

Police have recovered a suicide note citing 'personal reasons' for the act & further investigation is underway. LPU has issued a statement extending its full support to the authorities.

Lawrence Bishnoi gang member Manpreet Singh arrested in Mohali, 11 pistols found, police claims

Singh, 25, resident of Ludhiana, has been nabbed three months after the Bishnoi admitted that his gang was the "mastermind" in Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's killing.

Gangster Goldy Brar aide held in Azerbaijan in major breakthough in Sidhu Moose Wala murder

Singer-turned-politician Moose Wala was shot dead on 29 May to allegedly avenge the murder of a Youth Akali Dal leader a year ago.

‘Falsehood, devoid of facts’ — Punjab Police chief rebuts claims of deteriorating law & order

Data shows that while cases of murder, snatching and extremism reported to the police remain static, there was an increase in instances of extortion in Punjab after the killing of Sidhu Moose Wala.

2 suspected shooters in Moose Wala murder killed in encounter, 3 cops injured — Punjab Police

Suspected shooters identified as Jagroop Roopa and Manpreet Mannu, who had allegedly been on the run for 52 days. Shootout said to have taken place in Amritsar.

5 DGPs in 10 months — why Punjab Police ‘musical chairs’ has triggered alarm

Constant overhauls at a time when Punjab is facing major law & order challenges mean no senior officer in one position for over 3-4 months at a stretch. AAP plays down reshuffle.

Who’s Dinkar Gupta? New NIA boss is former Punjab Police chief, served key role in militancy days

Gupta's elevation brings Punjab's former 'power couple' back in action in Delhi. His wife, former Punjab chief secretary Vini Mahajan, was appointed secretary in Ministry of Jal Shakti last year.

‘Calls from Tihar, stalking reels’: Police say Bishnoi ‘macromanaged’ Moose Wala murder from jail

Bishnoi hatched 'conspiracy to mislead police' & arranged for brother & a close aide to flee the country so they could 'coordinate' murder from abroad, says Punjab ADGP Pramod Ban.

‘Recce in shifts, shooters on alert, Signal updates to Brar’ — how Moose Wala murder was plotted

Accused allegedly put singer’s home on surveillance days before killing. Punjab Police suspect Lawrence Bishnoi ‘called the shots’, while gangster Goldy Brar coordinated from Canada.

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SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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