A staff correspondent, based in Jalandhar covers Doaba Region of Punjab. Reports about Punjab Police, Enforcement Directorate, politics, corruption, legal, rural areas, socio-economic issues and technical education besides having specialisation in the investigative stories.
Articles by Gagandeep Jassowal
Land for the museum has been found 8 acres lesser than previously identified 45 acres; farmers are also demanding higher compensation for acquisition
The Punjab government had announced the plan to construct the museum on the first Sikh master’s 550th birth anniversary celebrated in 2019
Bibi Jagir Kaur spelled out her agenda for the upcoming election of the SGPC president scheduled on November 9, as she has decided to contest the polls. She launched an attack on SAD
In September, the federal agency had filed an application in the court of Mohali additional district and sessions judge Parminder Singh Grewal seeking the records. I
The man set fire to his wife, her parents and two children, aged 8 and 5, from her first marriage after poring patrol on them in their sleep; he is absconding
Special PMLA judge Rupinderjit Chahal registered the case under sections 3 and 4 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act
Both Bhupinder Singh, alias Honey, ex-Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew, and his aide, Kudrat Deep Singh, were charged under sections 3 and 4 of the PMLA Act in the alleged illegal mining case
In September this year, a case was registered against three contractors at the VB police station, Jalandhar, for allegedly committing fraud and embezzlement causing huge losses to the state exchequer
British Sikh MP from Birmingham, Preet Kaur Gill, quotes hate crime statistics 2021-22 and urges the home secretary to take action
The vigilance bureau has filed a chargesheet against former Punjab minister Sangat Singh Gilzian’s nephew Daljit Singh and two others in the alleged multi-crore forest scam; Gilzian, along with senior officials of the state forest department and some private contractors, are accused in the case.
Chief minister Bhagwant Mann says Shaheed Bhagat Singh Youth Awards will be revived and a statue of the freedom fighter will be installed at Chandigarh airport
The respective district administrations in the Doaba region have given additional charges of these posts to the available sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) or tehsildars.
Ironically, the two were called to settle a property dispute between car dealers when the fight took place on Wednesday night
Ani Chief Obinna and Meeraz Rehmani, lodged in Amritsar and Kapurthala jails, had ordered the consignment, says Gujarat ATS DIG
Arvind Kejriwal met top officials of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on April 11. A day later, Mann called on Kejriwal in Delhi to discuss the AAP’s pre-poll promise of 300 units of free electricity as demand peaks.
Oppn criticism after Delhi CM met Punjab chief secretary, senior power department and PSPCL officials in Bhagwant Mann’s absence on Monday to discuss the AAP’s pre-poll promise of 300 units of free electricity as demand peaks
Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew Bhupinder Singh Honey was arrested in connection with the case on February 3 and is in judicial custody at present
Ludhiana court observed that investigation conducted by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau in the multi-crore Hoshiarpur land scam case and the allegations in the FIR are not in consonance with each other
Financial commissioner of the rural development and panchayat department (FCR) Rahul Bhandari on Wednesday formed a panel to verify the records of such employees
Ludhiana court on Tuesday rejected the closure or cancellation report filed by the Punjab vigilance bureau (VB) in the multi-crore Hoshiarpur land scam case of 2017
ED filed a charge-sheet against Punjab former chief minister Charanjit Channi’s nephew, Bhupinder Singh, alias Honey, and his aide, Kudratdeep Singh in illegal sand mining case
More victims approach Punjab vigilance bureau against woman clerk arrested through anti-corruption helpline
The Punjab vigilance bureau arrested the woman clerk on March 24 for allegedly accepting a bribe of ₹4.80 lakh from a vegetable seller, the first arrest through the anti-corruption helpline launched by the Punjab government
Punjab Police said the 14 arrested were allegedly extorting money from truck drivers transporting sand as ‘goonda tax’
Fortnight after kabaddi player’s murder, six assailants gun down Makhan Singh of Kanga village at Rahon fuel station in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district of Punjab and flee
Navjot Singh Sidhu held a meeting with 24 Congress leaders where a consensus on the name of Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira for the post of leader of opposition was reached
The Jalandhar rural police will begin the extradition process of the three accused, two in Canada and one in Malaysia, in international kabaddi player Sandeep Nangal Ambian’s murder case
Thousands of AAP volunteers wearing yellow (basanti) turbans and stoles, attended the oath-taking ceremony of Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann at Khatkar Kalan
As many as 87 newly elected MLAs in the 117-seat Punjab assembly had declared assets in excess of ₹1 crore while filing their nominations
In a video of the incident moments after the shooting targeting Kabaddi player Sandeep Singh Sandhu aka Sandeep Nangal started, more than a dozen shots are heard.