The commission on Monday summoned an inspector through bailable warrant of Rs 5,000 on October 17 in connection with the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Moga district which the commission suspects may be linked to incidents in Faridkot district.
The STF was formed in March after Congress formed the government; CM Amarinder Singh had declared that menace of drugs would be ended in Punjab in four week’s time
Facing massive outrage over the sacrilege and killing of two protesters in police firing, the SAD-BJP government had removed Sumedh Singh Saini and appointed Suresh Arora as Punjab Director General of Police on October 25, 2015.
SAD spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema said: “Allegations against him were very serious. No political party can afford to defend such allegations. Let him face the law.”
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Canada had set aside a ruling against the extradition by the same British Columbia Court of Appeal, and ordered Badesha and Kaur be sent to India to face trial in the murder case in India.
The Commission has asked the SGPC chief or his representative to appear before it on October 9 and submit all records on grant and withdrawal of the controversial pardon to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim.
Punjab Police had not named any specific officer of the UP Police in their input. It was only in media reports that Amitabh Yash’s name was mentioned. I shall submit my report to the UP government in a few days.”
The Indian Express summarises the contradictory findings of multiple surveys, and how they are impeding the fight against drugs in the state
“We received an intelligence input regarding Gopi and shared it with UP police on September 13,” Punjab DGP (Intelligence) Dinker Gupta. “The input was that probably Gopi was caught in UP and let off subsequently. One of my officers spoke with his counterpart in UP the same day.”
The last Law Commission of Punjab was functional till 2013, after it was created in 2007 when the SAD-BJP formed the government after dislodging the previous Congress government led by CM Captain Amarinder Singh
Out of the 47 cases, in which final report under section 173 CrPC has not been filed or the accused have been acquitted, identified as “false”, the commission recommended cancellation of FIRs in as many as 37 cases.
In a letter written to Punjab Home Department on September 4, Commission chairman Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh cited the large ambit of the probe and difficulties being faced by the panel while seeking the extension.
Salwinder hit headlines after terrorists hijacked his car on the night of December 31, 2015, and drove it to Pathankot where they infiltrated the airbase and launched an attack on it from inside on January 1, 2016.
Another reason for Amarinder to go slow on Akalis, Kumar said, could be that Amarinder wants a peaceful tenure as any action against Akalis could lead to a backlash from Akali Dal which controls SGPC and Akal Takht.
The letter points out the threats while underlining that Amarinder is a Z-plus category protectee “facing serious threat to his life from various terrorist outfits and fundamentalist groups operating in India and abroad...”
The case is back into spotlight. The Punjab and Haryana High Court is hearing the case after a revision petition was filed in 2015. The case was partly heard by judge Surinder Gupta on August 17. The next date of hearing in the case will be notified later.
In Muktsar district, another district in the Malwa region, a loss of Rs 10 lakh worth public property and Rs 13 lakh of private property has been calculated. Incidentally, Dera has properties worth Rs 5 crore in Muktsar district alone.
The Punjab & Haryana High Court is hearing a revision petition against his acquittal by a Bathida court for sacrilege under Section 295 A.
Ram Rahim rape case: CBI questioned 18 sadhvis who had left the Dera, some of whom told investigators that the Dera chief and his followers were “very dangerous people”.
As per PSWC, the non-delivery of rice by the millers during the said period caused a loss of nearly Rs 30 crore to the state exchequer.
A CBI court in Panchkula will pronounce the verdict in the alleged rape of a Sadhvi in which Gurmeet Ram Rahim is the accused.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has given in principle approval for the SOG, and suggested its personnel could be sent to Israel for training. The annual expenditure on it has been estimated at about Rs 5.7 crore
According to a list available with the Punjab government, more than 15 Gujjar deras in three districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Pathankot alone are situated in close proximity to the border.
About three years after the Vigilance Bureau \suggested giving stricter punishment to anyone giving false information to public servants in corruption cases, Punjab government is likely to give its nod to the proposal for enhanced punishment.
All three suicides have been attributed to farm crisis and alleged exploitation by commission agents. Left behind in the family are Devinder’s mother, his wife and daughter Arshpreet, studying in Class II.
The hijackers were arrested on September 30, 1981 after Pakistani commandos entered the plane. There were no deaths or injuries. The men spent three years in a military prison, and were put on trial for the hijack in 1984. They were sentenced to life imprisonment on January 20, 1986.
Bhattal paid Rs 84 lakh to get no-dues certificate to be eligible to contest Feb 4 Assembly polls
For the last three years, the families had been waiting with a hope that one day the fight will get over in Mosul and there will be some information about the missing men.
Navjot Singh Sidhu had also said that four IAS officers who approved such tenders as MC Commissioners would also be chargesheeted for “alloting works worth Rs 500 out of Rs 800 crore through single bid tenders”.
Kin were assured the missing men were in a prison; reports suggest it’s in ruins now.
An official in the transport department said there have not been many takers for the number and there is a considerable backlog of the number across the state in different series of registration numbers in the past.
As per the terms and conditions sent by the Home department, AG is to be paid a retainership fee of Rs 2.5 lakh per month, revised from Rs 1.10 lakh retainership fee paid earlier, or the pay or allowances admissible to a cabinet minister.
The Delhi High Court on May 18, 2017 vacated the trial court order. It ordered Section 82 CrPC proceedings against the absconding accused persons and summoned Tejinder and Satnam to appear and seek bail and face trial in the case
The family members said they received calls from Sushma’s private secretary Vijay P Dwivedi Friday. Devinder Singh, brother of one of the missing men Gobinder Singh, said this will be the 12th meeting with Sushma since the men, believed to have been abducted by IS militants on June 11, 2014, were reported missing.
Sources told The Indian Express on Thursday that Finance Department had again declined to give its nod to the proposal while emphasising that the Home Department did not categorically respond to its observations and objections.
Two protesters, who were part of the group protesting against the alleged desecration of Guru Granth Sahib, were killed in the firing incident.