Citing IB inputs regarding probable violence in Faridkot, Govt bans SAD rally

DW Bureau / Chandigarh In view of the intelligence inputs regarding possible violence and threat to the life of top Akali leaders, The Punjab Government has banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol Rally which was scheduled to be held in Faridkot on Sunday. This decision was probably conveyed to the SAD supremo Parkash Singh […]

JUST IN — Mohammed Mustafa is Punjab’s new STF Chief, H S Sidhu appointed Special Principal Secretary to CM

Nitin Jain, DW Bureau, Chandigarh The Punjab Government on Saturday shifted high profile IPS officer, H S Sidhu from the post of the post Task Force (STF) Chief and posted DGP (Human Rights) Mohammed Mustafa in his place. A Home Department order said that Sidhu has been appointed as Special Principal Secretary to the Chief […]

Empower the constabulary

By Anil Kaushik First a disclaimer for the benefit of an apprehensive reader: The article is about realignment of powers, already vested in the police department and not a plea for additional powers. The internal security scenario in large swathes of the country is challenging due to multiple threats. Breakdown of law and order in […]

‘Bribe’ paid for illegal recruitment of constables; VB launches probe

Action against AIG, other police officials initiated; role of a senior Home Dept officer too under scanner Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh The Punjab police have initiated action against several officers, including AIG Malvinder Singh Sidhu, in connection with a recruitment scam and handed over the case to the State Vigilance Bureau (VB) for investigations. Soon […]