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.
November 06, 2019 7:02 pm
Honeypreet Insan, a close aide of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, was arrested in October 2017, and has spent almost two years in Ambala jail.
July 02, 2019 9:41 am
After he submitted a parole request for “agriculture works”, the jail authorities had recently forwarded his application to the Sirsa District Magistrate Ashok Garg.
July 01, 2019 7:38 pm
The 51-year-old is currently lodged at Sunaria jail in Rohtak after being convicted in two rape cases and murder of a journalist.
June 26, 2019 9:56 am
The Periodic Labour Force Survey for 2017-18, other aspects of which have been reported earlier, shows huge variations among the states. Besides Nagaland, states with high unemployment are Goa and Manipur.
June 25, 2019 12:33 am
The final decision on the parole application has to be taken by the DC as the Dera head is a Sirsa resident.
June 24, 2019 12:55 am
Sirsa District Magistrate Ashok Garg told The Indian Express Sunday that a final decision on the parole may take about a week.
March 30, 2019 8:19 am
Parminder Singh Dhindsawas in Amritsar to pay obeisance at Golden Temple. Dhindsa, who was finance minister in the Akali government in 2015, is now a frontrunner for the party Lok Sabha ticket from Sangrur.
January 20, 2019 8:17 am
The Dera chief, along with three others - Krishan Lal, Nirmal Singh and Kuldeep Singh - was recently awarded life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 50,000 each.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
Dera Sacha Sauda's Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder case. The godman and three of his followers were sentenced on Thursday. He & three followers were convicted of killing journalist Ram Chander in 2002.