Tarsem Singh Deogan

Tarsem Singh Deogan is a senior reporter at Ludhiana. He has 16 years of experience in journalism. He has covered all beats and now focuses on crime reporting.

Articles by Tarsem Singh Deogan

Ludhiana woman sarpanch dismissed for letting husband take lead in panchayat works

Director rural development and panchayat Gurpreet Singh Khaira earlier this week dismissed Paramjit Kaur, sarpanch of Rattowal village of Block Sudhar in Ludhiana

The plaque for a development work; and (right) a water tanker mentioning the woman sarpanch’s husband as the head of Rattowal village. (HT Photos)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 11:41 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana SHO slapped with 10,000 for not providing info to RTI activist

The SHO inspector Pramod Kumar of Shimlapuri police station of Ludhiana police commissionerate has been ordered to appear before the commission on Monday

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Published on Mar 26, 2023 11:16 PM IST

Action against Amritpal: Khanna police to bring ‘AKF’ WhatsApp group members on production warrant

Police have scanned the WhatsApp groups found in the mobile phone of Tejinder Singh Gill aka Gorkha Baba, a gunman of fugitive pro-Khalistani leader and ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh and found numbers of youngsters who were being instigated to join ‘Anandpur Khalsa Force’.

The police have not taken action against the youths, but the police are preparing other 8-10 active members of the group on a production warrant for questioning. (HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 09:33 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Tejinder aka Gorkha Baba sent to four-day police remand

A day after the arrest of Tejinder Singh Gill alias Gorkha Baba, a gunman of fugitive pro-Khalistani leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh, a local court remanded the accused to police custody for questioning till March 28.

Khanna senior superintendent of police (SSP) Amneet Kondal said that several pictures and videos of Tejinder Singh had gone viral on social networking sites in which he was seen with Amritpal Singh carrying weapons, while he has no arms licence. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 10:34 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Amritpal, aide changed two autos before boarding bus from Ludhiana

Fugitive pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh and his aide Papalpreet Singh had changed two auto-rickshaws to reach Sherpur Chowk in Ludhiana, from where they boarded a bus, said the police, adding that they were trying to trace the bus in which they fled.

Amritpal and Papalpreet were captured in CCTVs at three locations – Ladhowal, Jalandhar Bypass and Sherpur Chowk (File Photo)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 01:23 AM IST

Ludhiana police cracks whip on ‘underperforming’ SHOs, one transferred

In the transfer orders, Ludhiana commissioner of police have mentioned the reason ‘average performace’ behind transfer of Inspector Satpal

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Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:16 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

4 associates of radical leader held in Punjab’s Khanna

The Khanna police arrested four accomplices of Sikh separatist leader Amritpal Singh under preventive measures.

Handcuffs icon. (Representational Photo (Getty Images) )
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 10:28 PM IST

Ludhiana’s Malkhana fire: Accident or conspiracy; forensic team asked to find cause

The police are scanning their records to assess the loss due to the fire; as case properties dumped in the malkhana were older than three decades, the police are finding it hard to trace all the records

The fire-ravaged police malkhana at new court complex in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Mar 19, 2023 11:18 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

25 aides of separatist leader Amritpal held in Ludhiana

The Ludhiana police arrested 25 supporters of pro-Khalistan leader and head of Waris Punjab De Amritpal Singh on Sunday. Four of the accused were directly in contact with Amritpal, and 21 others had assembled in his favour at Boparai Kalan.

While four persons have been arrested from Ludhiana city under preventive measures, other 21 have been nabbed for violating prohibitory orders. (Representational Photo (Getty Images) )
Published on Mar 19, 2023 09:05 PM IST

Gangster Bishnoi being portrayed as hero: Moose Wala’s parents

The parents of slain Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who was shot dead at Jawahar Ke village in Mansa on May 29 last year, said the main conspirator of their son’s murder Lawrence Bishnoi was being portrayed as a hero

Parents of Sidhu Moose Wala being honored by the Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College management in Ludhiana on Thursday. (Photo by Gurpreet Singh/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 08:35 PM IST

Former MLA Kuldeep Vaid booked under Excise Act

A day after the Punjab Vigilance Bureau conducted a raid at residence and other properties of former Congress MLA from Gill Kuldeep Singh Vaid in connection with a disproportionate assets inquiry, the Ludhiana police booked him under the Excise Act on Tuesday.

Raids on the properties of Vaid continued for the second day also. (( Photo by Gurpreet Singh/ Hindustan Times))
Published on Mar 14, 2023 10:24 PM IST

Punjab crime: 16-year-old gangraped in Ludhiana, three juveniles rounded up

In the third gangrape incident in Ludhiana in less than 10 days, a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by five accused, including three juveniles, police said on Tuesday

In the third gangrape incident in Ludhiana in less than 10 days, a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by five accused, including three juveniles, police said on Tuesday. (Representaional illustration)
Published on Mar 14, 2023 12:17 PM IST

Gangster Kang recruited youths through social media, say Ludhiana police

Aides of the gangster used to find youths with poor financial condition and inform Kang, who used to help their probable targets with cash and later infused them in his gang, Ludhiana police said

The six aides of gangster Lovejeet Kang in custody of the Ludhiana police on Thursday. (HT file)
Published on Mar 11, 2023 11:04 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana police to bring Arsh Dalla’s aide Denis for questioning in the Jagraon electrician murder

Based on information provided by the shooters arrested in the connection of murder, Ludhiana rural police have initiated proceedings to bring Denis on a production warrant for questioning

Ludhiana police will bring Arsh Dalla’s aide Denis for questioning in relation to the Jagraon electrician murder. (HT File)
Published on Mar 10, 2023 01:31 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Corruption case: Punjab vigilance files preliminary chargesheet against RTA secy

The vigilance bureau filed chargesheet against Regional Transport Authority (RTA) secretary Narinder Singh Dhaliwal, in the local court of Ludhiana in the alleged corruption case on Tuesday.

The vigilance bureau took two months to complete the investigation against the RTA, however investigation against the transporters is on. (Representational Photo (Getty Images/iStockphoto) )
Published on Mar 07, 2023 09:46 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana poultry farmers oppose hike in market fee of pearl millet

According to the poultry farmers, the hike in tax has increased their expenses as pearl millet is the major ingredient to feed birds

A delegation of poultry farmers during their meeting with agriculture minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal in Chandigarh. (HT photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 11:22 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

War on drugs: Dreams of Ludhiana village family shattered

Dreams of Balwinder Singh of Pamal village, a lower-middle-class farmer, were shattered after he lost his younger son Shanvir Singh, 16, to drugs

Balwinder has sent his elder son Amritpal Singh to a foreign country so that he could help run the family. (Representational image)
Published on Mar 01, 2023 03:05 AM IST

War on drugs: 25-year-old victim’s father seeks justice in Punjab’s Ludhiana

Jasmeen used to help his father in running his transport business. His father Gurdeep Singh says that on February 5, Jasmeen left the house stating that he would return in a few minutes.

In our heart, we still hope that he will come back and seek an apology from us, says Jasmeen’s father in Ludhiana, Punjab. (Representational image)
Published on Mar 01, 2023 02:49 AM IST

Punjab’s war against drugs: Ludhiana’s Kul Gehna becomes bane for rest

The death of a 16-year-old schoolboy of Pamal village in Ludhiana district due to drug overdose on February 1 has left residents shocked.

A cordon and search operation was conducted in two villages after the death of the school boy and three residents Kul Gehna were arrested. (Representational Photo)
Published on Feb 28, 2023 02:24 AM IST

After Ajnala violence, Ludhiana police personnel learn mob-control training exercises

Earlier, the Ludhiana police had provided similar training to police personnel after clashes between followers of Qaumi Insaaf Morcha and police personnel at Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (SAS Nagar, Mohali) and Chandigarh border

Personnel begun during a training session in Ludhiana on Saturday. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 26, 2023 12:18 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana police to tackle fake news, rumours through WhatsApp groups

Commissioner of Ludhiana police Mandeep Singh Sidhu said that the police are using technology to make people aware about the situation as fake news do spread very fast on social networking sites

The Ludhiana police have provided mobile numbers to 300 SHOs of police stations across the state and asked them to create at least one broadcast list of as many as 250 people of their respective areas and to release the facts and good works of police so that it reaches people within minutes (Getty images)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 12:07 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Target killing and extortion module: Truck driver was used to find probable targets for extortion, says police

The accused used virtual numbers to make the calls to their probable targets, they said, adding the extorted money was to be spent on buying weapons and engaging more people in the module

Investigating the target killing and extortion module, police have found that truck driver Harsimran Singh was assigned to find the targets from whom the members of Amrit Bal and Jaggu Bhagwanpuria gang could make extortion calls. (Getty Images)
Published on Jan 22, 2023 11:28 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Chinese string: Banned, but still flying high in Ludhiana

The Punjab police claimed to have recovered 10,269 spools of banned plastic Chinese string in 176 cases and arrested 188 accused this season in Ludhiana.

The banned ‘deadly’ plastic kite string, also known as the ‘China dor’, that has proved fatal for many lives and critically injured people as well as birds, continues to be sold in markets in blatant violation of rules despite stringent steps taken by the Ludhiana administration to put a check on its sale. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 22, 2023 10:55 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

NIA probes money transactions linked to US-based gangster Bal’s aide Maano

Three days after Khanna police claimed to have busted the target killing and extortion module operated by a United States-based gangster with links to the international terrorist organisation Babbar Khalsa International with the arrest of 13 accused, including a woman, National Investigation Agency reached Khanna and initiated investigation.

Khanna police have shared details with the NIA about arrested accused, recovered weapons and ammunition. (Representational Photo)
Published on Jan 21, 2023 10:04 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Daljit Kaur managed US-based gangster Amrit Bal’s money: Cops

Daljit Kaur alias Maano, one of the accused out of 13, arrested by Khanna police for planning target killings in Punjab, used to handle all the cash transactions of the outfits.

The police are investigating how Maano had come in contact with the gangster Amrit Bal. (Representational Photo)
Published on Jan 20, 2023 10:18 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Political, religious leaders were on target of BKI-linked gangs hitlist: Ludhiana police

The leaders are on the target of the members of Amrit Bal and Jaggu Bhagwanpuria gang having links with terrorist outfit Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), Ludhiana police said

Ludhiana police said that the information was revealed by the 13 accused, including a woman, arrested on Wednesday by the Khanna police in connection with the target killing and extortion module operated by a United States-based gangster with links to BKI. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jan 19, 2023 11:31 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Gangster Arsh Dalla making extortion calls through aide in Philippines

According to the police officials, Manpreet Singh, who is hiding in the Philippines, is making calls on behalf of Dalla

Gangster Arsh Dalla making extortion calls through aide in Philippines
Published on Jan 18, 2023 12:03 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Jagraon electrician’s murder: Shooters executed murder for drugs

Two of the shooters who were involved in the murder case of Bardeke village (Jagraon) based electrician Paramjit Singh are drug addicts.

The police claimed that the shooters had executed the murder for money to buy drugs. The police have identified the third accused also but they have concealed his identity. (Representational Photo)
Published on Jan 17, 2023 12:30 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Graft charges on Ludhiana RTA secretary: Home Guard not named as accused by Vigilance

Vigilance has, however, named seven accused in the FIR, including Ludhiana RTA secretary — who had been on January 6 arrested for running an organised criminal racket collecting money as bribes

Homeguard volunteer Bahadar Singh, rounded up by the Vigilance Bureau after the arrest of Ludhiana RTA secretary Narinder Singh Dhaliwal, has not been named as an accused in the case. (HT File)
Published on Jan 09, 2023 11:38 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Jagraon electrician murder has Pakistan connect, claims police

The murder of Jagraon-based electrician Paramjit Singh was an outcome of a prolonged conspiracy, and ammunition used in the crime was smuggled from Pakistan, police claimed on Saturday.

Paramjit was shot dead by two unidentified assailants at his house on Wednesday. (Representational Photo)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 10:33 PM IST
By, Ludhiana
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