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 police asked to speed up probe into cases of sexual assault against children

Additional director general of police (ADGP), community affairs division and crime against women, Gurpreet Deo on Wednesday directed Ludhiana police to speed up investigation into cases of sexual assault on minors and told them to file chargesheets in such cases within two months after cases are registered

Additional director general of police (ADGP), community affairs division and crime against women, Gurpreet Deo during the meeting in Ludhiana on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Additional director general of police (ADGP), community affairs division and crime against women, Gurpreet Deo during the meeting in Ludhiana on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2022 02:29 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Younger brother of former Punjab MLA Simarjeet Bains held in rape case

Karamjit Singh Bains, a co-accused in the rape case lodged against Simarjeet Singh Bains, was arrested on Saturday for the alleged rape of a 44-year-old woman in Ludhiana

A file photo of Lok Insaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains. The main accused in the rape case, he is still at large. (HT File Photo)
A file photo of Lok Insaf Party chief Simarjeet Singh Bains. The main accused in the rape case, he is still at large. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:44 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Cattle thieves on the prowl in Ludhiana’s rural areas

Five incidents of cattle theft have come to the fore in Ludhiana’s rural areas in the past one month. Burglars have also stolen bees from a bee farm in Jodhan twice also.

The incidents of the cattle theft were reported more among small-scale dairy farmers and in most of the incidents, the thieves overpowered the employees of dairy farms. The incidents of cattle theft have come to the fore in Ludhiana’s rural areas in the past one month. (HT File Photo)
The incidents of the cattle theft were reported more among small-scale dairy farmers and in most of the incidents, the thieves overpowered the employees of dairy farms. The incidents of cattle theft have come to the fore in Ludhiana’s rural areas in the past one month. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 02:02 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Probe into Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder reveals political links of accused

While Sandeep Singh Kahlon is the nephew of former SAD minister Nirmal Singh Kahlon, Dilpreet Singh is a close aide of former Congress MLA from Ludhiana. Probe into Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder has revealed political links of accused

Police investigation into the singer Sidhu Moose Wala murder case and the extortion threat to a local industrialist have revealed the political links of the accused. (Sidhu Moose Wala Instagram/ File photo)
Police investigation into the singer Sidhu Moose Wala murder case and the extortion threat to a local industrialist have revealed the political links of the accused. (Sidhu Moose Wala Instagram/ File photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 01:24 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Bike mechanic’s daughter tops Class-12 Punjab board exams

Arshdeep Kaur, the daughter of a bike mechanic and student of Teja Singh Sutantar Memorial Senior Secondary School (TSSMSSS), Shimlapuri, made Ludhiana district proud by topping the state in the humanities stream with 99.4% in the Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) Class 12 exams, results for which were announced on Tuesday

Arshdeep Kaur, the state topper, celebrating with her family in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Arshdeep Kaur, the state topper, celebrating with her family in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 29, 2022 12:08 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana transporter destroyed phone after Moose Wala’s murder: Police

Ludhiana transporter Baldev Chaudhary alias Kaku was arrested on June 19 in a case of assault and his interrogation revealed that he was in contact with gangster Goldy Brar, one of the key accused in the singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder, through that phone

Ludhiana transporter destroyed phone after Moose Wala’s murder: Police
Ludhiana transporter destroyed phone after Moose Wala’s murder: Police
Published on Jun 27, 2022 01:24 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Two days after named Machhiwara co-op bank chairman, AAP leader found dead

Aam Aadmi Party leaders Sukhwinder Singh Gill and Kewal Singh Haidon said they had attended meetings with Ajaypal Singh Gill on Friday and he did not seem upset

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ajaypal Singh Gill, who was appointedchairman of the Machhiwara Agricultural Co-operative Development Bank in Ludhiana recently, was found dead at his house at Adiana village in Machhiwara on Saturday. (HT file photo)
Aam Aadmi Party leader Ajaypal Singh Gill, who was appointedchairman of the Machhiwara Agricultural Co-operative Development Bank in Ludhiana recently, was found dead at his house at Adiana village in Machhiwara on Saturday. (HT file photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2022 05:02 PM IST

Agnipath scheme: Violent protest, a planned conspiracy, say Ludhiana police after railway station vandalism

Agnipath scheme: According to police officials, the mob seems to come prepared as all those who barged into the Ludhiana railway station had their faces covered to conceal their identity and all of them were carrying sticks.

Armed with sticks and faces covered, youths rushing towards to the entrance of Ludhiana railway station, where they later burnt a block hut and vandalised furniture, on Saturday during a protest against Agnipath scheme. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Armed with sticks and faces covered, youths rushing towards to the entrance of Ludhiana railway station, where they later burnt a block hut and vandalised furniture, on Saturday during a protest against Agnipath scheme. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 03:01 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | Now, swindlers target parents of NRI students

The swindlers in Ludhiana, posing as advocates, make calls to families, stating that their NRI children, who have been arrested for drug peddling, need money to pay the fine and get bail

Sub-inspector Jatinder Singh, in-charge, Ludhiana cyber cell, said earlier, the swindlers , posing as NRI relatives, used to make WhatsApp calls to victims stating that they were transferring dollars to their account and would take it back after returning to India. (HT FILE)
Sub-inspector Jatinder Singh, in-charge, Ludhiana cyber cell, said earlier, the swindlers , posing as NRI relatives, used to make WhatsApp calls to victims stating that they were transferring dollars to their account and would take it back after returning to India. (HT FILE)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 12:26 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | 7 Jagraon residents allege threat calls from Goldy Brar gang

A plywood trader from Jagraon, Ludhiana, stated in his complaint that he had received a threat call from someone a couple of days ago who claimed to be a member of the Goldy Brar gang and threatened to gun down him

The complainants from Jagraon, Ludhiana, said that they have received threat calls from miscreants claiming to be from Goldy Brar gang, who is purported to be the main conspirator behind the murder of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala. (HT FILE)
The complainants from Jagraon, Ludhiana, said that they have received threat calls from miscreants claiming to be from Goldy Brar gang, who is purported to be the main conspirator behind the murder of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala. (HT FILE)
Published on Jun 06, 2022 11:19 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | Now, all police stations to maintain visitors’ logbook

Police officers privy to the development say the step will help bolster security at police stations, keep tabs on the footfall, and analyse the nature of complaints being registered.

Police officers privy to the development say the step will help bolster security at police stations, keep tabs on the footfall, and analyse the nature of complaints being registered (Representative Image/HT File)
Police officers privy to the development say the step will help bolster security at police stations, keep tabs on the footfall, and analyse the nature of complaints being registered (Representative Image/HT File)
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 02:48 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Bus conductor robbed of 10,000, gold chain at gunpoint in Punjab

Robbery leads to four-hour long traffic jam at Ladhowal toll barrier near Ludhiana as Pepsu Road Transport Corporation staff block highway, raising slogans against AAP govt, police amid rising lawlessness

PRTC bus conductor Sahil Singh, who was robbed of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000 and a gold chain near Ladhowal toll barrier on the highway near Ludhiana on Wednesday morning. (Right) Two of the three robbers fleeing after committing the crime. (HT Photo)
PRTC bus conductor Sahil Singh, who was robbed of 10,000 and a gold chain near Ladhowal toll barrier on the highway near Ludhiana on Wednesday morning. (Right) Two of the three robbers fleeing after committing the crime. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 01, 2022 04:30 PM IST

Ludhiana: Police issue advisory against fraudsters posing as officials

The cybercrime wing has also advised the mobile phone users to verify the source once they receive any lucrative message or offer

Sub-inspector Jatinder Singh, incharge of Ludhiana’s cybercrime wing, said the police have alerted people about the frauds and asked them to report such matters immediately (Image for representational purpose)
Sub-inspector Jatinder Singh, incharge of Ludhiana’s cybercrime wing, said the police have alerted people about the frauds and asked them to report such matters immediately (Image for representational purpose)
Published on May 29, 2022 03:52 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: SHO accuses ACP of misbehaviour, files DDR report

The DDR report registered by inspector Davinder Sharma at Daba police station in Ludhiana mentions that ACP Rajesh Kumar abused and misbehaved with him on phone

The ACP had purportedly reprimanded the SHO for failing to inform him about arrests made in a robbery case in Daba, Ludhiana.
The ACP had purportedly reprimanded the SHO for failing to inform him about arrests made in a robbery case in Daba, Ludhiana.
Updated on May 28, 2022 12:28 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

2015 drugs case: Error in filing of chargesheet lands former Ludhiana cop in soup

A case of forgery was registered against the retired Ludhiana cop; had allegedly tried to correct an error in the chargesheet without court’s permission

Court in Ludhiana also acquitted the three men accused in the drugs case. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Court in Ludhiana also acquitted the three men accused in the drugs case. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 22, 2022 01:05 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Appoint nodal officer to ensure proper use of funds: Punjab DGP Bhawra to police officials

Punjab DGP Bhawra also directed the district police heads to hold seminars for the investigation officers to make them aware about the funds and the way to utilise it

Appoint nodal officer to ensure proper use of funds: Punjab DGP Bhawra to police officials (HT File)
Appoint nodal officer to ensure proper use of funds: Punjab DGP Bhawra to police officials (HT File)
Published on May 21, 2022 01:38 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | Cops ferret out drug addicts through door-to-door campaign, offer counselling, treatment

Crime Investigation Agency (CIA, Staff -2,Ludhiana) in-charge inspector Beant Juneja said, “Apart from cracking down on peddlers, we are also tracing drug addicts to convince them to seek counselling, treatment and shake the drug habit.”

Kin of drug addicts who were offered counselling by the police officials to shun drugs reached CIA staff 2 to pay gratitude to the police in Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
Kin of drug addicts who were offered counselling by the police officials to shun drugs reached CIA staff 2 to pay gratitude to the police in Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 19, 2022 11:43 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Police announce cash rewards on information about 23 Punjab travel agents

For 22 Punjab travel agents, the cash reward is ₹ 20,000 each. For Gagan Kumar Bakhshi of Lambran of Jalandhar, who is booked in at least 75 cases of fraud and illegal immigration, the reward money is ₹ 1.50 lakh

Police announce cash rewards on information about 23 Punjab travel agents
Police announce cash rewards on information about 23 Punjab travel agents
Published on May 15, 2022 01:39 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: SAD leader released 15 minutes after arrest as MLA intervenes

High dram was witnessed as Dugri police released Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harpreet Bedi shortly after he was rounded up following the intervention of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Ludhiana west Gurpreet Gogi Bassi

After his release, SAD leader Harpreet Bedi’s family and his supporters welcomed him with garlands when he reached Ludhiana’s BRS Nagar. (HT Photo)
After his release, SAD leader Harpreet Bedi’s family and his supporters welcomed him with garlands when he reached Ludhiana’s BRS Nagar. (HT Photo)
Published on May 09, 2022 01:47 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana police commissioner takes over patrolling duties for the night

The police commissioner gave Ludhiana’s overworked Police Control Room (PCR) motorcycle teams the night off and took over their patrolling duties with other senior officers

Ludhiana police commissioner Kaustubh Sharma performing night patrolling duties. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Ludhiana police commissioner Kaustubh Sharma performing night patrolling duties. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Published on Apr 25, 2022 01:13 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Staff on toes to prevent rampant use of phones in Ludhiana Central Jail

The officials deputed at the Ludhiana Central Jail are on their toes following the recovery of 30 mobile phones from inmates in the past 24 days

Most phones recovered from the Ludhiana Central Jail are without SIM cards, which the inmates hide in other places. Moreover, they also scratch out the IMEI numbers of the phones. (HT FILE)
Most phones recovered from the Ludhiana Central Jail are without SIM cards, which the inmates hide in other places. Moreover, they also scratch out the IMEI numbers of the phones. (HT FILE)
Published on Apr 24, 2022 12:21 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana police rebut SIT probe in 2021 cheating case, file cancellation report in court

Ludhiana commissioner of police said he will look into the matter involving the SIT probe into the 2021 cheating case thoroughly and will take action

Ludhiana police contradicted theSIT probe into a 2021 cheating case against a builder and filed a cancellation report in court (HT File)
Ludhiana police contradicted theSIT probe into a 2021 cheating case against a builder and filed a cancellation report in court (HT File)
Updated on Apr 22, 2022 12:46 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | After three months of police inaction, rape victim moves court

Accused is the nephew of a panchayat member of a Ludhiana village; he allegedly raped the woman on pretext of marriage

The 20-year-old victim, who lives in a Ludhiana village, alleged that she had to move from pillar to post to get an FIR registered in the matter. (Representative Image/HT File)
The 20-year-old victim, who lives in a Ludhiana village, alleged that she had to move from pillar to post to get an FIR registered in the matter. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Apr 19, 2022 02:46 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Punjab Police worst in taking action on women’s complaints, says NCW chief

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma rebuked cops for not taking appropriate action in matters related to women, stating that the Punjab Police were the worst

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma was in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (PTI FILE PHOTO)
NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma was in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 12, 2022 10:30 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Wanted SAD leader attends public events in Ludhiana, cops clueless

The absconding SAD leader, who was spotted attending public events across Ludhiana, is wanted for snatching, assault and hurting religious sentiments, and also has other cases lodged against him

SAD leader wanted for his involvement in multiple criminal cases seen attending a public event in Ludhiana. (HT Photo)
SAD leader wanted for his involvement in multiple criminal cases seen attending a public event in Ludhiana. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 12, 2022 12:15 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Goodwill gesture: Punjab cops to get b’day wishes from CM, DGP

Punjab Police personnel will now be getting a greeting card with a congratulatory message, signed by chief minister Bhagwant Mann and director general of police (DGP) Viresh Kumar Bhawra.

The Punjab Police have 84,000 personnel and the department needs to issue approximately 230 certificates daily. (HT PHOTO)
The Punjab Police have 84,000 personnel and the department needs to issue approximately 230 certificates daily. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 03, 2022 12:28 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana| Local Punjabi singer arrested for glorifying gun culture, let off later

He allegedly sang a song for gangster Talwinder Singh alias Nikku of Sudhar during a local kabaddi tournament at Sudhar village on March 11; the lyrics of the song were said to be promoting gun culture

Local Punjabi singer Baljit Singh, who was arrested for glorifying gun culture, was later released on bail on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Local Punjabi singer Baljit Singh, who was arrested for glorifying gun culture, was later released on bail on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Published on Apr 03, 2022 12:06 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

No active Covid-19 case in Punjab police in over two weeks

The Punjab police department has lost at least 78 police personnel and 18 home guard jawans to Covid-19 since March 2020

No active Covid-19 case in Punjab police in over two weeks (HT File)
No active Covid-19 case in Punjab police in over two weeks (HT File)
Published on Apr 01, 2022 07:48 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

19 ‘rejected’ candidates inducted into police force

Nineteen out of the 31 “rejected” candidates have been inducted into the Punjab police force as constables, six years after they were refused admission in the law enforcement agency over their height.

The aspirants were rejected during the 2016 recruitment process. The Punjab police had remeasured their height on December 7, 2021.
The aspirants were rejected during the 2016 recruitment process. The Punjab police had remeasured their height on December 7, 2021.
Updated on Mar 28, 2022 01:39 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana | Bihar man seeks probe into brother’s ‘mysterious death’

A Bihar-based man whose brother was cremated in Ludhiana without his knowledge sought a probe into his “mysterious death”

The complainant, Birju Sahni of Darbhanga, who met police commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, said he learnt of his brother’s death after an acquaintance sent him a photograph of his brother’s cremation on WhatsApp (HT Photo)
The complainant, Birju Sahni of Darbhanga, who met police commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, said he learnt of his brother’s death after an acquaintance sent him a photograph of his brother’s cremation on WhatsApp (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 23, 2022 02:35 AM IST
By, Ludhiana
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