Friday, 12/04/2019

CHANDIGARH : The Election Commission on Thursday shifted Bathinda deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Karansher Singh who courted controversy by touching the feet of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal at a party event. The gesture was captured on camera. The Punjab Police Service (PPS) officer–Karansher, has been replaced with Karanveer Singh as DSP City-2, Bathinda.

Chief electoral officer Dr S Karuna Raju said the officer should join immediately and compliance be sent to the commission. Karansher, who hails from Badal village, the ancestral village of SAD president, was issued a show-cause notice for violating the model code of conduct. Karansher was in uniform when he touched the former deputy chief minister’s feet at a private restaurant where the SAD leader was meeting party workers of Bathinda (urban) assembly segment on Sunday.

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2 held for demanding ₹35L ransom from Cong nominee Aujla

Thursday, 18/04/2019

AMRITSAR : Two persons were arrested for demanding ₹35 lakh ransom from Amritsar MP Gurjit Singh Aujla, police said. Aujla is contesting as Congress candidate from the seat.



Indian citizen sentenced in US for call centre-linked fraud

Friday, 19/04/2019

New York : A federal judge in Florida has sentenced an Indian citizen to eight years and six months in prison for his involvement in an India-based call centre scam, according to the US Justice Department.