Tag: Dera Sacha Sauda

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Ahead Of Punjab Polls, Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim Gets Furlough

Self-styled jailed godman and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is undergoing a 20-year sentence for raping his two disciples, was granted furlough for 21 days on Monday by the BJP-led Haryana government to meet his family members in Gurugram.

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Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Convicted For Murder Of Former Sect Manager

The special court convicted Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and four others -- Krishan Lal, Jasbir Singh, Avtar Singh and Sabdil -- for the murder.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks 42-day parole to tender fields

Chandigarh: Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is facing a 20-year jail for raping his two disciples, has sought a parole of 42 days for tendering sprawling fields in his sects headquarters in Haryana’s Sirsa town, officials said on Sunday. “We are awaiting a reply from central security and intelligence agencies […]

Akshay Kumar questioned by Punjab police over alleged deal with Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chandigarh: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar was questioned by a Punjab Police special investigation team (SIT) on Wednesday in connection with an alleged deal mediated by him between jailed Dera Sachha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, police sources said. The questioning began around 9.45 a.m. and was […]

Dera chief 'daughter' Honeypreet's bail plea dismissed

Chandigarh: A Panchkula court on Thursday dismissed a plea for regular bail filed by Honeypreet in connection with violence that broke out after the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda sect’s head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in two rape cases. Honeypreet had sought the bail from the court in adjoining Panchkula in Haryana, claiming that no […]

Who Needs Babas Anyway?

Watching the triumphant return of Surendra Mishra aka Sura Baba to his fiefdom at Jhi’nti Sasan on TV on Saturday, one could not but marvel at the spell the godman has cast on his disciples. As if on cue, the devotees returned in droves to the Trahi Aachyut ashram they had abandoned since the presiding deity […]

Honeypreet rejects claims of illicit relations with Ram Rahim

New Delhi: Honeypreet Insan, the “adopted daughter” of convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday rejected allegations of physical relations with him and asked people not to believe “false” stories being spread about them. However, her estranged husband, Vishwas Gupta asserted that Honeypreet and Ram Rahim had “illicit relations” after […]

Honeypreet arrested, to be produced in court on Wednesday

Chandigarh: Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday and will be produced in a trial court of Haryana’s Panchkula on Wednesday, police said. She was detained by the Punjab Police from the Zirkapur-Patiala highway and later handed over to the Haryana […]

Hearing in murder cases against Ram Rahim to continue on Monday

Panchkula/Chandigarh: The hearing of the two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others will be continued next week, court sources said. Hearing in the matter, which began in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court in Panchkula on Saturday amid tight security saw the sect chief taking […]

Dera chief's hearing in murder cases: Security tightened in Panchkula

Panchkula (Haryana): Security has been tightened in Panchkula town in Haryana ahead of a crucial hearing in two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others here on Saturday. The cases, related to the murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati and former Dera manager Ranjit Singh, allegedly […]

Comedian Kiku Sharda takes a dig at Ram Rahim

Mumbai: Comedian Kiku Sharda, who was arrested last year for hurting the sentiments of the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Wednesday took a dig at the convicted sect chief. Kiku said justice was bound to happen in the case of Ram Rahim, who was convicted of for the rape […]

Puri admin to reclaim govt land encroached by Dera ashram

Puri: The process to reclaim the government land encroached by Dera Sacha Sauda ashram in Puri has been initiated, informed sub collector Madhusudan Das today. The ashram has encroached nearly 12 decimil of government land, as per an enquiry report. Puri Tehsildar has started the eviction process as per the instruction of Das. The ashram […]

Sentencing of Dera chief at 2.30 pm; lockdown in Rohtak

Chandigarh: Rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will be sentenced on Monday at 2.30 p.m. at a special court near Rohtak town in Haryana. The quantum of sentence will be done in a court being specially set up inside the District Jail premises in Sunaria near Rohtak, 70 km […]

AK-47, pistols recovered; sedition cases against Dera followers

Chandigarh: Haryana Police have recovered an AK 47, five pistols and other weapons from two vehicles of Dera followers and registered two sedition cases against followers, including private security guards, of controversial godman and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the government said on Saturday. Two first information reports (FIRs) were registered over […]

Army moves in to vacate Dera headquarters in Sirsa; crackdown on other campuses

Chandigarh: Army and paramilitary forces moved in to get the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Sirsa town in Haryana vacated on Saturday, a day after the sect chief was convicted of rape, sparking large-scale violence by his supporters. There are still thousands of Dera followers inside the sect headquarters, around 260 km from here, sources […]