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Punjab Govt. Seeks Withdrawal of High Court Relief to Paramraj Umranangal

The Punjab and Haryana high court is scheduled to hear on Monday (March 18) a plea of Punjab government seeking recalling of its order giving interim relief to suspended inspector general of police (IGP) Paramraj Singh Umranangal in beadbi and police firing cases of 2015.

Suspended IG Paramraj Umranangal Released on Bail

The District and Sessions Court of Faridkot on Monday granted bail to suspended Inspector General of Police (IGP) Paramraj Umranangal. Umranangal was arrested by the SIT on February 19 in relation to police firing on Sikh sangat during Saka Kotkapura 2015.

Punjab Govt. Notified New DSPs and SPs for Recently Created Investigation Cadre Posts

The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has notified the appointment of the DSPs and SPs for the recently created posts in the investigation cadre, separated from the Law & Order department of Punjab Police in line with the Indian Supreme Court orders on police reforms.

HC Recalls Order After Govt. Objects to Relief to SSP Charanjit Sharma

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday (March 8) issued a notice to the Punjab government on a plea filed by former Moga SSP Charanjit Singh Sharma, seeking directions to the police to inform him in advance before arresting in any other case related to incidents of beadbi.

Return Historical Artifacts of Sikh Reference Library: Amarinder Singh Writes to Indian Government

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the Sikh Reference Library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during June 1984 attack on Sikh Gurdwaras by the Indian Army.

No Bail to Paramraj Umranangal Yet; HC Directs SIT to Serve 7 Days Notice before Arrest in Other Cases

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued directions to the Punjab police to give seven days prior notice to suspended IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal before arresting him FIR number 130/15, PS Bajakhana registered under sections 302, 307, 34, 218 and 120B Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 25 and 27 of Arms Act.

Saka Nakodar 1986 Victim Families Want Punjab Govt. to Form SIT; Bring Culprits to Justice

The families of four Sikh youth who were killed in police firing in Nakodar on 4 February 1986, have sent a memorandum to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, asking him to form a special investigation team (SIT) to probe into the incident which took place during a protest over the beadbi of Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib in Nakodar.

Mantar Brar’s Anticipatory Bail Plea Rejected; Arrest Possible Anytime Now

A Faridkot court today rejected bail plea of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Mantar Singh Brar. He is nominated in case FIR number 129 of 2018 registered in relation to Saka Kotkapura of 14 October 2015.

Saka Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura: Faridkot Court Reserves Order on Mantar Brar’s Anticipator Bail Plea

The Faridkot district and sessions court yesterday reserved its verdict on the anticipatory bail plea of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader and former MLA from Kotkapura Mantar Singh Brar.

VIP Treatment to Paramraj Umranangal in Jail: Patiala Jail Superintendent Suspended Over

Punjab jails minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa yesterday suspended Patiala central jail superintendent Jaspal Singh for giving special treatment to suspended inspector general (IG) Paramraj Singh Umranangal who is in judicial custody after his arrest in a case related to Saka Behbal Kalan 2015.

IG Paramraj Umranangal Suspended; Sikh Body Seeks Arrest of Sumedh Saini

The Punjab government has reportedly placed Punjab police Inspector General (IG) Paramraj Umranangal under suspension in wake of his arrest by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to investigate Saka Kotkaura and Saka Behbal Kalan of 2015.

Suspend Umranangal and Arrest Saini : Dal Khalsa Criticises Amarinder Singh for Soft Approach

Dal Khalsa today criticised CM Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government for not suspending IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal despite his being in custody since last ten days.

Jalandhar College Be Named After the Name of Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar

The Punjab Government on Friday clarified that the Girls Degree College for Girls to be set up at the Boota Mandi in Jalandhar would be named after Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the foundation stone of which was laid yesterday.

Ludhiana Land Scam: AAP Leaders Meet Governor, Seek Sacking of Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu

A delegation of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by party leader Harpal Singh Cheema, met the Governor of Punjab, V.P. Singh Badnore here on Thursday (Feb. 28) and sought the sacking of Punjab Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu and filling of FIR against the other government top brass involved in the multi-crore Ludhiana land scam.

Punjab Border Districts Put on High Alert After Indian Air Force Drops Payload in PoK

Punjab government has put its border districts on high alert in the wake of the Indian Air Force (IAF)'s intrusion into Pakistan Occupied territory of Kashmir across the Line of Control.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Victim Families Want Punjab Govt. To Table Action Table Report in Assembly

Family members of four Sikh youth killed by the police on 4 February 1986 held a press conference at Jalandhar on Tuesday (Feb. 19) and raised a demand that the government should table "action taken report" in the state assembly.

Justice Gurnam Singh Commission’s Report on Saka Nakodar 1986

The probe report of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission appointed to hold an inquiry into events related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib and police firing in Nakodar in February 1986, has finally come into public domain. The report is put into public domain by Panjab Digital Library.

AAP MLAs Raise Ludhiana Gang Rape Issue in Assembly, CM Assures SIT

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Jagraon MLA Sarabjit Kaur Manuke, raised the issue of Ludhiana gang rape in Punjab assembly during the zero hour stating that the crime against women had been rising in the state at a galloping pace.

Power Tariff: AAP Want CM to Scrap MoS Inked by Previous Badal Govt. with Private Companies

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that CM Amarinder Singh-led government should immediately scrap the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by the erstwhile SAD (Badal)-BJP government and the private companies and bail out the people subjected to paying high power rates.

Lawmakers, Senior Lawyer, PU Students Discuss Court Verdict Sentencing 3 Sikh Youths for Possessing Books

Chandigarh: Three Punjab MLAs, a senior lawyer of Punjab and Haryana High Court and various students of Panjab University Chandigarh took part in a discussion ...

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