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Dera Sacha Sauda


Punjab and Haryana HC full bench to hear plea alleging conspiracy to defame Dera Sacha Sauda

February 13, 2021 10:34 am

The petitioners have argued that the Dera chief is a godly figure and convicting him as part of a conspiracy is like hurting religious sentiments.

Dera Sacha Sauda follower's murder: Protesters refuse to perform last rites, demand arrest of culprits

November 23, 2020 9:22 am

Heavy police force was deployed at Salabatpura branch of the Dera Sacha Sauda as followers continued to throng the spot.

Dera follower shot dead in Bathinda

November 21, 2020 11:21 am

The victim was a money exchanger and was at his shop when two attackers came on a bike with their faces covered and fired at him.

2015 Sacrilege Case: Dera follower wants SIT challan quashed, HC issues notice to CBI, Punjab govt

July 22, 2020 9:59 am

Submitting that the investigation of the cases was still being conducted by the CBI, the petitioner said that the police has misled the magistrate in Faridkot while submitting an application and final report.

Being targeted for supporting SAD in 2017 assembly polls, says Sirsa dera

July 13, 2020 11:52 pm

“False accusations were being levelled against us. Guru ji (Ram Rahim) has been made an accused in this case on the basis of statements of other accused (Dera followers),” claimed Harcharan Singh, a member of the Sirsa-based Dera's state committee.

‘Dera followers will punish us in elections’

July 08, 2020 11:37 am

According to sources, several MLAs, especially from Malwa region, feel the Dera head could have been spared for being nominated as an accused.

Sacrilege, police firing, deaths — and a probe that remains a work in progress

July 07, 2020 2:21 pm

A Punjab Police SIT has now named Dera Sacha Sauda chief in the bir theft case.

After naming Sirsa Dera, its head in 2 crucial cases, Punjab Police goes easy

June 30, 2020 2:09 pm

After coming to power in 2017, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had constituted an Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into the sacrilege and the subsequent police firing.

2017 Dera violence: 2 years on, no damages recovered for destruction of property worth Rs 118-crore

January 01, 2020 6:30 am

Since August 2017, Dera property across Punjab and Haryana has remained frozen — sale, transfer, alienation or encumbrance of the properties stayed — on orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Centre moves to recover Rs 350 crore in taxes from Dera Sacha Sauda

December 14, 2019 12:16 pm

In August 2017, HC had stayed the sale, transfer, alienation or encumbrance of the Dera properties after it said that a decision will be taken whether damages can be recovered from the Dera for the arson caused by its followers.


A day after Dera violence: Army monitoring areas around CBI court in Panchkula

August 28, 2017 11:44 am

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh rape case verdict: 12 columns of the Army have been deployed in the city of Panchkula. The road leading to the CBI court is being heavily guarded by the Army.


Actor Kiku Sharda arrested for mimicking Dera Sacha Sauda chief

January 13, 2016 12:18 pm

Kaithal/Haryana, Jan 13 (ANI): Comedian Kiku Sharda, who plays 'Palak' in a famous comedy sequel 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' was sent to 14 days judicial custody on Wednesday for mimicking the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Claiming his innocence for mimicking the Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Sharda said that he played the character only as an entertainer.