Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicPunjab Police

Topic: Punjab Police

Pro-Khalistan terror module busted by Punjab Police, two arrested

Punjab Police said the two arrested were allegedly planning a major terror attack in Punjab in connivance with five criminals.

‘Intimidation’ or conflict? HC remark on judges’ recusal in Punjab ex-DGP case sparks debate

Former judges and advocates have objected to the reference as ‘avoidable’, saying the two judges recused from Punjab ex-DGP Sumedh Singh Saini case for personal reasons.

Robbers who murdered Suresh Raina’s relatives broke into 2 nearby places the same night

Punjab Police have lodged FIR and teams are working round the clock to catch culprits, including in other states. But no arrests have been made so far.

Punjab Police arrests father-son duo running ‘pharma drug cartel’ in India

Police say the duo is one of the biggest manufacturers & suppliers of different types of pharmaceutical opioids, controlling almost 70% of the total illegal drug trade.

Punjab Police busts narco-terror racket with links to Khalistan Liberation Force, cop arrested

Police say constable Karamjit Singh of Muktsar was facilitating movement of drugs & money during the lockdown. A smuggler has also been arrested.

Punjab Police busts ‘Agra gang’ supplying pharma opioids worth lakhs to 11 states

Punjab Police have arrested 20 people with allegedly a huge cache of drugs, drug proceeds and five vehicles, in an operation that spanned over 8 weeks.

How Punjab plans to turn IT, finance, legal experts into investigators to strengthen police

Nearly 800 experts in IT, law, forensics and finance will be taken on board as plainclothes civilian support staff working for the Punjab Investigation Bureau.

Rapper Sidhu Moosewala booked for promoting violence after he hails Arms Act FIR in song

Punjabi rapper and singer Sidhu Moosewala, who has been an active campaigner for the coronavirus lockdown, was booked under Arms Act in May.

CBI-Punjab Police tussle continues over who should probe sacrilege cases that name Badals

Earlier this month, CBI moved trial court to restrain Punjab Police from conducting a ‘parallel probe’, even though SC had dismissed its plea to continue probing the case.

BSF constable played key role in Pakistan-sponsored drugs & arms ring busted by Punjab Police

The police recovered a Turkish-made pistol, ammunition with Pakistani markings and Rs 32.30 lakh ‘drug proceeds’ from BSF constable Sumit Kumar alias Noni.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.