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Dera Sacha Sauda


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.

Honeypreet meets Ram Rahim in Rohtak jail, Anil Vij says govt has nothing to do with it

December 10, 2019 12:58 pm

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said not much should be read into the meeting as a person can meet a prisoner if the rules permit him or her.

Plea in HC says Gurmeet Ram Rahim ‘mentally harassed’ in jail

October 23, 2019 9:14 am

The petitioner, identified as Dr Mohit Gupta, described himself as an “obedient follower” of the Dera Sacha Sauda and Ram Rahim since birth.

Punjab: Dera suffered in fight between 2 parties, says its political wing head

June 26, 2019 7:33 am

Mohinder Pal Singh Bittu along with four others was arrested in June last year, days after Bargari Morcha began an indefinite dharna against Punjab government demanding arrest of culprits behind sacrilege incidents.

Bargari sacrilege case: Kin refuse to cremate body till sacrilege FIRs are scrapped

June 24, 2019 1:24 pm

Bittu’s body was kept at Dera’s Naam Charcha Ghar (prayer hall) at Kotkapura in district Faridkot as hundreds of Dera followers thronged to pay tributes Sunday.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Capt Amarinder Singh seeks support from Beas dera

April 04, 2019 7:30 am

PPCC chief Sunil Kumar Jakhar and general secretary incharge Asha Kumari flanked the CM. The trio had a closed-door meeting with the Dera chief having a huge following across Punjab.

Firms want freeze order lifted, HC says prove you aren’t connected to Dera Sacha Sauda

March 19, 2019 5:30 am

On September 26, 2018, a full bench of the High Court had rejected the contention of the two companies - M/s Samag True Enterprise Limited and M/s MSG Electric System Private Limited, after the Court Commissioner concluded that the companies are not independent.

Dera chief Ram Rahim, 3 others get life term for journalist’s murder

January 18, 2019 7:38 am

The sentence of life imprisonment in the case of journalist’s murder against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will start after he completes 20 years’ imprisonment in the two rape cases

What nailed Ram Rahim: Walkie-talkie issued by Dera, his manager’s revolver

January 12, 2019 9:31 am

The polygraph/lie detection test of accused Avtar Singh, Inder Sain and Krishan Lal showed deceptions in their statements indicating that Baba Gurmeet Singh, Krishan Lal, Kuldeep Singh and Nirmal Singh hatched a criminal conspiracy to kill Ram Chander Chattarpati, and in furtherance of that, Ram Chander Chattarpati was killed by Kuldeep Singh and Nirmal Singh with the revolver of accused Krishan Lal,” read the CBI chargesheet.


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.