Tag: Punjab

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Supreme Court dismisses plea for rescheduling TN poll day

SC junks plea by six states to appoint head of the police force

New Delhi, In a setback to Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Haryana, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined their plea seeking they be allowed to appoint Director General of state police through their own selection process instead of approaching the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Dismissing the applications[Read More…]

Rebel AAP leaders launch new alliance in Punjab

Chandigarh: The rebel leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and others on Sunday launched a new political front in Punjab. It has been named Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA). The PDA was launched formally at a rally in Patiala, around 75 km from here, in the presence of Patiala Member[Read More…]

Elderly man kills self in Delhi

Punjab: Man loses life in police custody

At a scuffle between policemen and locals of Hakima Gate area (Amritsar), two police personnel sustained injuries. The incident occurred after a scuffle broke down due to Bittu Shah’s arrest. Bittu, who was arrested for possessing narcotics, according to his family lost his life while in the police custody. As quoted by[Read More…]

Pollachi Sex Scandal: Another victim comes forward, accuses former lover of blackmailing

Punjab: Elderly man gets 20 years of jail for raping minor girl

An elderly man of Ambala in Punjab has been given 20-years of imprisonment for raping his granddaughter. Additional District and Sessions Judge Yashwinder Paul Singh has sentenced 70-year-old Mahinder 20 years of imprisonment for raping his minor granddaughter. Victim’s parents had died earlier and she along with her four sisters were[Read More…]

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