Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicPunjab Police

Topic: Punjab Police

Chandigarh DSP slaps defamation notice on Sidhu for saying MLA makes ‘police wet their pants’

Navjot Singh Sidhu purportedly said at a rally that MLA Navtej Singh Cheema 'could make a police officer wet his pants', and suggested 'party workers be like Navtej'. 

Former DGP SS Virk, who has joined BJP, battled militancy as IPS officer, defeated graft probe

S.S. Virk survived an assault rifle shot to his jaw in 1988. He received Padma Shri the same year for his contribution in fighting militancy in Punjab.

After first Dalit CM, Punjab gets a Dalit DGP — its third since Independence

Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota took charge as the DGP of Punjab police Saturday. Before him, the state had last had a Dalit DGP in 2009.

HC cites Panchatantra, stays ex-Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini arrest in all cases until Feb 2022

Friday’s order was passed on a petition Saini had filed in 2018, demanding transfer of any matter registered against him to the CBI or any other independent agency outside Punjab.

IED found inside tiffin box in Amritsar village, police suspect drone from Pakistan dropped it

An abandoned bag was recovered from Amritsar near Dhalike village containing a plastic tiffin, five hand grenades and several 9 mm pistol rounds, police said.

Punjab Police arrests 2 operatives of Khalistan Tiger Force

The two KTF operatives were also involved in killing a Dera follower and firing at and critically injuring a priest in January this year, the police added.

Convinced CM Amarinder to accept my resignation, says Punjab top cop who quit after HC rap

IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh had quit last week after Punjab & Haryana HC quashed his probe into 2015 Behbal Kalan, Kotkapura firing cases. CM Amarinder yet to accept the resignation.

Sidhu back on warpath with Amarinder, attacks govt for ‘weak’ defence of desecration probe

Sidhu puts out 13-minute video asking why ‘inconsequential people were being made scapegoats and ministers protected’ after high court quashed Punjab Police probe.

Punjab Police transfers likely after HC order on convicted, charge-sheeted cops

The HC order came Monday over a petition filed by a dismissed police officer, who has challenged his release from the force over 'arbitrariness'.

Why alarm bells are ringing in Punjab over Deep Sidhu and Lakha Sidhana’s growing support base

The two have emerged from the farmers’ agitations and are known to harbour extremist views. With the protests prolonging, police fear the duo are gaining a following in Punjab.

On Camera

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File image of Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani and Adani Group chief Gautam Adani | Bloomberg

Gautam Adani vs Mukesh Ambani: India’s billionaire race sees one tycoon pulling away

Ambani is aiming for consumers while Adani is sticking mostly to infrastructure, which helps India generate fiscal resources by monetising public assets and also as a foreign-policy tool.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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