Gurdaspur

  • State Congress stopping flow of central grants to Punjab: Prakash Sing Badal September 1, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Reports in a section of the local media related to alleged comments by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh that the state Congress leadership was opposing central grants for the state had exposed the anti-Punjab stance of the party, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Sunday. Interacting with reporters in Gurdaspur on the...
  • Punjab: Stepfather forcibly marries minor daughter May 12, 2013

    Gurdaspur: In a shocking incident, a step-father allegedly married his minor daughter after forcibly taking her in Jammu on the pretext of getting her 'Aadhar' card. The incident came to light when the girl's mother, lodged a complaint against her husband, Pardeep Malik, following which police conducted raid at his...
  • Police should not have revealed victim's name: Family January 14, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Punjab Police on Sunday drew flak from all quarters, including the 29-year-old gangrape victim's family, for revealing the woman's name. "The police should not have made the name of the woman public," a relative of the gangrape victim said. Police on Saturday issued the gangrape victim's name in a press note....
  • Punjab bus gangrape: Six arrested, search on for last accused January 13, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Six men were arrested by the Punjab Police on Saturday for allegedly gangraping a 29-year-old married woman in this frontier district, police said. The victim, in her complaint to police, said that she was travelling in a bus to her in-laws' village, Gukla, on Friday evening when the bus...
  • Punjab: 5 arrested for alleged gangrape of 28-yr-old January 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab police on Saturday arrested five men in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 28-year-old woman in Gurdaspur district. According to the police, the accused, seven in number, and the victim were travelling in a bus. However, the bus did not stop at the place where the...
  • Punjab: Six men molest, thrash woman, on the run January 12, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Six persons were booked on the alleged charges of molestation and beating up a woman in Gurdaspur on Saturday, police said. The molesters, identified as Gogan, Shaikhu, Ravi, Honey, Shamu and Rimpa passed lewd remarks at the woman near Geeta Bhawan Road in the city, Gurdaspur (City) SHO, Gurdeep...
  • Punjab: Two petrol pump employees shot dead by robbers January 9, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Two petrol pump employees were killed while another was seriously injured when six robbers opened fire at them in Varsola village near Gurdaspur after they refused to hand over cash, police said on Wednesday. Police have launched a hunt for the six assailants after registering an FIR. SHO Gulzar Singh...
  • Punjab: SAD leader's nephew beats up traffic cop December 10, 2012

    Chandigarh: In another shocking case of those in powerful positions abusing their power in Punjab, the Akali Dal government is facing heat yet again after a traffic policeman was allegedly beaten up by the nephew of an Akali leader. The incident, which comes close on the heels of the murder...
  • SAD leader's nephew roughs up home guard December 9, 2012

    Chandigarh: In yet another embarrassment for ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab, nephew of party's district youth wing president has been booked for roughing up a home guard and tearing his uniform in Gurdaspur, 220 kms from Chandigarh. The accused has been identified as Inderpal Singh, nephew of Gurdaspur Youth...
  • Rajoana clemency: Gurdaspur remains under curfew March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Gurdaspur will continue to remain under curfew on Friday after communal clashes that broke out in the city on Thursday over the issue of Rajoana execution that left one dead and one injured in police firing. Two groups clashed on Thursday over clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict...