Sikander claimed that besides the stay on the cancellation of case against Kangar, there was also “a stay” on a cross-complaint moved by Kangar against his father Gurpreet Maluka and others alleging attempt to murder.
Amarinder added that the fault of “precipitating” the war lay with India. “Yes, it was our fault. We provoked the Chinese. We did go forward. The forward policy was the government policy,” Amarinder said
Jagtar Singh Johal (30) is a UK national and a resident of Dumbarton, Scotland. He was arrested on November 4 from Jalandhar district by a team of Punjab Police for his alleged role in the targeted killings from April 2016 to October 2017, including the murder of RSS leader Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja.
The Act was initially proposed by the previous SAD-BJP government, but was shelved over reservations, including by then BJP minister Madan Mohan Mittal, that a confessional statement made before a Superintendent of Police under the proposed legislation could be misused to unleash political vendetta.
Sukh Ram blames Virbhadra for a corruption case in which he was convicted. He added that he would come clean, claiming that the money recovered in the case was “Congress party funds for elections in two states.”
Residents of Lahaul believe that since strongholds of both Thakur and Markande are in Lahaul and if they manage to maintain control over their strongholds and finish almost even in Lahaul, Spiti region will decide the winner.
There are 22,995 voters in Lahaul-Spiti. Blockwise, Lahaul block has 8,758 voters (4,395 males and 4,363 females), Udaipur (in Lahaul) has 6,757 electors (3,387 males and 3,387 females) and Spiti block has 7,480 voters (3,692 males and 3,788 females).
The switchover of Anil Sharma from Congress to BJP is the talking point in Mandi. Wearing the BJP robe around his neck on the stage of Anil Sharma, a man wishing not to be identified said there were several senior BJP leaders vying for ticket.
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.
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.
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.”
“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.