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'Godman' Ram Rahim Gets Life Sentence In Manager Murder Case Too

The court also imposed a penalty of Rs 31 lakh on the godman, half of the amount will be given to the victim's family as compensation.

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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.

Sedition Charge Against Honeypreet, Others Dropped

Panchkula: A local court here on Saturday dropped sedition charges against Honeypreet Insan, a close aide and adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sachcha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, and 35 other accused in the violence in 2017. Additional District and Sessions Judge Sanjay Sandhir, however, framed charges against Honeypreet and others under other relevant […]

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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 […]

Despite arrest warrant, Haryana Police let Dera chief aide go

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police on Wednesday questioned a close aide of jailed rape convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh but let her go despite a standing arrest warrant against her from a Panchkula court. Vipassana, the chairperson of the sect headquarters near Sirsa town in Haryana and a close aide of […]

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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 sent to 10-day judicial custody

Panchkula: Jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Friday sent to 10 days’ judicial remand by a court in Panchkula. Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, has been sent to judicial custody till October 23. She has been lodged in the Central Jail, Ambala, 45 km from […]

Honeypreet misleading investigation: Haryana Police

Panchkula (Haryana): Haryana Police on Friday claimed that Honeypreet Insan, the closest aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is misleading police in the investigation into her role in violence in Panchkula and elsewhere after the August 25 conviction of Ram Rahim on two counts of rape. Panchkula Police Commissioner […]

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 […]

Haryana Police conducts raids in Delhi for Honeypreet, Aditya Insan

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police on Tuesday conducted raids in the national capitalin a bid to arrest fugitive Honeypreet and Aditya Insan, close aides of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Police sources said here that the raids were being conducted in Delhi and nearby areas of the National Capital Region (NCR). One […]

Rakhi Sawant to play 'missing' Honeypreet Insan

New Delhi: Actress Rakhi Sawant says she will expose Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a biopic in which she will star as the disgraced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan, who is believed to be now hiding in Nepal. “Yes, I’m playing Honeypreet as I have known her for seven to eight […]

Dera violence: Honeypreet tops most wanted list

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police on Monday released a list of the most wanted people for the violence by Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers last month. Sect Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s close aide Honeypreet Kaur tops the list. Another top aide of Ram Rahim named in the list is the absconding Dera spokesman Aditya Insan. Photographs […]

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 […]

Hearing begins in murder cases against Ram Rahim

Chandigarh: The hearing in two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others began here on Saturday in a special CBI court amid tight security. While seven accused in the murder cases were present in the court in Panchkula, adjoining Chandigarh, the jailed sect cheif took part in the […]

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 […]

Search operation begins at Dera headquarters amid tight security

Sirsa/Chandigarh: Security agencies and district authorities began a search operation at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town on Friday amid tight security and curfew in the area. The search was being conducted under the supervision of court commissioner A.K.S. Pawar appointed by the Punjab and Haryana High Courts. Senior district administration and […]

Twitter 'withholds' Dera chief's account

New Delhi: Twitter has frozen the official account of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief who has been convicted in two rape cases and sentenced to 20 years in jail. A search on the micro-blogging site for Ram Rahim’s accounts returned a message “@Gurmeetramrahim’s account has been withheld in: India”. Twitter explains: “In […]

Baba the Menace

No, not the father. This is about the Baba we are familiar with. And I mean it in a religion neutral and a gender neutral sense. Men, who go by fancy name, distanced from their original, and closer to the almighty, have since time immemorial tried to be the messengers of God. Oops, did I […]

Dera head sentence: Haryana CM asks people to maintain peace

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appealed to the people, especially the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda, to respect the court sentence against Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and help in maintaining peace in the state. Strict action would be taken against any person who attempts to disturb the law-and-order situation which was […]

Dera chief sentenced to 20 years in jail

Rohtak: Rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Monday sentenced to 20 years jail for the rape and criminal intimidation of two female disciples. He has also been fined Rs 30 lakh (Rs 15 lakh in each case). Singh has been sentenced to two consecutive terms of 10 years each, […]

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 […]

Restoring normalcy in riot struck Panchkula my priority: Gauri Parasher Joshi

Panchakula/Bhubaneswar: When Panchkula of Haryana was burning post conviction of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the deputy commissioner of Panchkula, a woman, took charge and decided to bring the Army in to control the situation.  Meet Gauri Parasher Joshi, an Odisha cadre IAS officer, who happens to be instrumental in handling the arson with […]

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BJD wants Khattar to step down over Dera violence

Bhubaneswar: BJD today demanded resignation of Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar, holding him responsible for the violence following the conviction of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Friday. “Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar is fully responsible for the violence and must step down,” BJD spokesman P K Deb said. “The Haryana CM should […]

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 […]

Dera chief not to be brought to Panchkula for sentencing: DGP

Chandigarh: After Dera followers indulged in large-scale violence on Friday following their leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s conviction in a rape case, the Haryana Police on Saturday said the jailed godman will not be brought to Panchkula for the sentencing on Monday. CBI court judge Jagdeep Singh while convicting the Dera chief in the 2002 […]