Sunday, December 06, 2020

Sacrilege

Too little too late, Sukhjinder Randhawa on return of Padma Vibhushan by Badal

CHANDIGARH: The Cabinet Minister, Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has termed as ‘Too Little, Too Late’ the return of Padma Vibhushan by the former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. He further said that the action by the akali veteran smacks of shunning the responsibility and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) cannot wash its hands off the sins committed by the party. It would have been far better had the Badal family and the SAD made efforts at getting the black farm laws repealed, said the Minister further adding that the Badals must apologize to the farmers for supporting the draconian laws.

Rajya Sabha member Dhindsa returns Padma Bhushan

CHANDIGARH:  Protesting against the farm laws and in solidarity with the ongoing farmers' agitation, Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa on Thursday announced he was returning the Padma Bhushan conferred on him in 2019.

SC refuses to transfer Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege trial outside Punjab

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to transfer the 2015 Bathinda Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case trial outside Punjab.

Punjab CM slams CBIs latest bid to scuttle state's probe into sacrilege cases

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over its tactics to obstruct the state government’s investigation into the Bargari sacrilege case with its false statements in the High Court, which had, in fact, verbally termed the agency’s actions as `contemptuous’.

Giani Harpreet Singh has belittled Akal Takhat Jathedar’s post : Dal Khalsa

AMRITSAR: Taking a dig at present incumbent of the Akal Takhat for belittling his august post, the Dal Khalsa said it was painful to note at a function held to mark 100 years of the SGPC that the political authority of the Sikhs was holding the religious authority to ransom.  The Sikh organization is of the considered opinion that Badalization of the SGPC has led to denigration of the Sikh institution.

Complainant turned out to be perperator of Ludhiana Tibba road sacrilege

CHANDIGARH: An unfortunate incident of sacrilege was reported around 7 pm on 2.11.20 when one Sewa Singh, an 18 year old resident of Suttantar Nagar, Ludhiana, informed Baldev Singh, President of Suttantar Nagar Gurudwara that some torn angs of Sri Guru Granth Sahib had been found scattered in a Paddy field in Prem Vihar, Jan Shakti Nagar area of Police Station Tibba, Ludhiana. On receiving this information, police party immediately responded and reached the spot, and FIR no.178 u/s 295-A, 34 IPC was registered on statement of Baldev Singh, President of Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Suttantar Nagar, Ludhiana.

Punjab Police arrests person guilty of two sacrilege incidents of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji in Fatehgarh Sahib district

CHANDIGARH: : Punjab police have arrested a person who was caught on the spot by villagers committing sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji in village Tarkhan Majra, Fatehgarh Sahib district.

Aren't you ashamed to take out march from Takht Sahiban while forgoing Anandpur Sahib resolution: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

CHANDIGARH:Senior Congress leader and Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today lambasted Sukhbir Singh Badal for completely forgoing the Anandpur Sahib resolution which advocated more rights to the States and strengthening the federal structure of the country. “Aren’t you ashamed for taking out march from Three Takht Sahiban?”, asked Congress leader to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

Punjab minister Sukhjinder Randhawa attacks Harsimrat Badal, Parkash Singh Badal on farm bills

CHANDIGARH: Senior Congress leader and Cabinet Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today teared into ex CM Parkash Singh Badal questioning him as to why the latter kept mum when the farm ordinances were passed in the presence of Harsimrat Kaur Badal as the Union Minister before applauding her resignation drama as sacrifice.

Capt Amarinder flays Harsimrat Badal for demanding resignation of Punjab minister linked to scholarship scam

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday termed Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s comments on the alleged scholarship scam as nothing more than the rantings of a frivolous politician who was in the habit of demanding a CBI probe into any and every case, thus further undermining the agency’s special status, which had already taken a beating under the BJP-led NDA government.

Punjab Police raids ex-DGP's house in 29-year-old kidnapping case

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Police on Friday morning raided the residence of former state Director General of Police Sumedh Singh Saini, but could not find him there.

Missing saroops: SGPC officials committed sacrilege, president should resign on moral grounds

AMRITSAR: Reacting on the missing of 328 sacred birs of Guru Granth Sahib, the Dal Khalsa today lashed out at the SGPC blaming the institution for committing sacrilege. The organization asserted that the need of the hour is to overhaul and rescue it from the wrong hands.

Sukhbir Singh Badal leads ‘dharna’ against police failure in recovering missing ‘swaroop’ of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji

PATIALA:Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today led a protest against the police failure in recovering the ‘swaroop’ of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji which went missing from Ardaspur Sahib gurdwara by holding a ‘dharna’ in front of the office of the district police chief even as he castigated chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and Patiala mp Preneet Kaur for remaining silent on the issue.

Punjab cabinet ministers demand immedaite expulsion of Bajwa and Dullo from Congress over gross indiscipline

CHANDIGARH: Two days after Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar sought strict action against party MPs Pratap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo, the entire Punjab cabinet on Thursday also pitched for the duo’s immediate expulsion for their `anti-party and anti-government’ activities, which they termed as gross indiscipline.

Will write to sonia to seek strict action against back stabbing Bajwa & Dullo , says Jakhar

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday said he will be writing to party president Sonia Gandhi to seek action against the brazen indiscipline of the two Rajya Sabha MPs Pratap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo, who had chosen to attack their own government.

No time to score political brownie points over Hooch Tragedy : Arora to Akalis

CHANDIGARH:Condoling the death of over 100 people in the spurious liquor tragedy in the State in Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Batala in Gurdaspur, Mr. Sunder Sham Arora said that this is not the time to derive mileage and score political brownie points instead the occasion demands that all the political parties come together on a single platform and present a united front.

No time to score political brownie points over Hooch tragedy Ashu to Akalis

CHANDIGARH:Condoling the death of over 100 people in the spurious liquor tragedy in the State in Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Batala in Gurdaspur, the Food and Civil Supplies minister Punjab Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that this is not the time to derive mileage and score political brownie points instead the occasion demands that all the political parties come together on a single platform and present a united front.

Stop shedding crocodile tears , you suffer from selective Amnesia : Balbir Singh Sidhu to Sukhbir Badal

CHANDIGARH:The SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal seems to be suffering from selective amnesia while asking the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh to step down owning moral responsibility for the spurious liquor tragedy that left over 100 people dead. These views were expressed here today in a press communiqué by the Health & Family Welfare and Labour Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu.

Upset Hindus urge London firm to withdraw denigrating apparel & apologise

NEW DELHI:Hindus are urging "Yoga Peace Life", a London (United Kingdom) based apparel and accessories online company, for immediate withdrawal of some products, which they feel denigrate and trivialise sacred Hindu symbols and concepts.

Capt Amarinder told Kejriwal to 'Mind your own business' on demanding CBI probe into hooch deaths

CHANDIGARH: In a scathing counter to Arvind Kejriwal’s demand for CBI probe into the hooch tragedy, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday asked his Delhi counterpart to mind his own business and not to exploit the tragic affair for reviving his defunct Aam Aadmi Party’s stake in the state.

Sukhbir Singh Badal sends criminal defamation notice to Dera supporter Veerpal Kaur and News 18 TV Channel

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today sent a criminal defamation notice to Dera Sirsa supporter Veerpal Kaur and a correspondent of News 18 television channel besides supervisory staff of the channel for making derogatory and defamatory imputations and broadcasting the same respectively.

Nizam's grandson trashes MP's claim of treasure under old secretariat

HYDERABAD:Nawab Najaf Ali Khan, the grandson of seventh Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan, has dismissed the claim of a Congress MP that the ruler of the erstwhile Hyderabad State had squirreled wealth beneath the Secretariat building.

Punjab CM sets up SIT to probe Covid testing scam

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Covid testing scam by Tulli lab in Amritsar, while warning that his government would not allow private hospitals or laboratories to profiteer from this unprecedented crisis facing humanity.

Modi government can’t revive Badals by blocking sacrilege probe using CBI: Congress Ministers

CHANDIGARH: Asserting that the probe by the Punjab police into cases of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib would be taken to the logical conclusion, half a dozen Punjab Government Ministers today underlined that the Narendra Modi government now could not revive political fortunes of Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and his family by using the CBI to block this investigation.

Akalis in connivance with BJP want to save culprits of sacrilege through CBI- Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

CHANDIGARH:Senior Congress leader and Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today lashed out at Akali Dal, directly responsible for the heinous crime of desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib and firing on innocent Sikhs, for conniving with its political ally BJP to shield the culprits through Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Ram Rahim now made accused in theft of Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:In a major development in a five-year-old theft of the Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday made controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving a 20-year jail sentence for raping two of his disciples, an accused in the case.

Seven held in Punjab for theft of holy book

CHANDIGARH:In a five-year old heinous crime of the Sikh holy book -- Guru Granth Sahib, a Special Investigation Team led by Jalandhar Range Deputy Inspector General Ranbir Singh Khatra arrested seven Dera Sacha Sauda followers from Punjab's Faridkot district early on Saturday.

Punjab Police makes second arrest in Behbal Kalan firing case conspiracy

CHANDIGARH: In a major breakthrough in the 2015 Behbal Kalan police firing, the Punjab Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case on Wednesday made its second arrest, apprehending a Faridkot resident on charges of fabricating evidence and conniving with the guilty police officer, then Moga SSP Charanjit Singh Sharma.

Capt Amarinder declares to contest 2022 assembly poll, issue of leadership leaves on party

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday reiterated his intention to contest the next Assembly elections in the state, but said the decision on leading the party rested with the Congress President.

FIR against former DGP Sumedh Saini makes Badal family tizzy, fearing backlask from Sikh Community

CHANDIGARH: The proximity of Badal family with former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini has once against came to limelight with a registration of FIR against Saini in Balwant Singh Multani disapearance case of 1991. Saini has applied for anticipatory bail in Mohali court on which decision will be pronounced on Monday.

India needs to act tough against Pak based terror, says Capt Amarinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Even as he called for a tough stance by the Government of India against Pakistan-backed terrorism, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his government was committed to ensuring strict action against those responsible for Bargari and other sacrilege cases.

Capt Amarinder lashes out at Sukhbir over 'atrocious lies' unleashed out of desperation

CHANDIGARH: Ridiculing the Akali chief for his “atrocious lies” that reflected his total frustration, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said Sukhbir Badal had clearly lost all sense of proportion in his desperation to get back into the political limelight.

Punjab will fill up one lakh vacancies in two years: CM

CHANDIGARH:As the Congress government completed three years in power in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said that one lakh government vacancies would be filled in two years through transparent and merit-based selection.

CBI trying subvert justice by delaying probe in bargari case,Says Capt Amarinder

CHANDIGARH:Taking strong exception to CBI’s review petition on the Bargari sacrilege case, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday charged the central agency with trying to subvert the course of justice at the behest of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), a part of the national government.

Sukhbir Badal should clarify about the allegations of Jasvir Kaur: Kangar

CHANDIGARH:Taking Akalis on iron handedly, Punjab Revenue Minister Mr. Gurpreet Singh Kangar has dared SAD leader Sukhbir Singh Badal to clear his stand about the revelations made by Jasvir Kaur, wife of late Surjit Singh main witness of Bargari Sacrilege case. During press conference held at Chandigarh today, She (Jasvir Kaur) alleged that Sukhbir Singh Badal had been directly involved in Bargari incident and paid crores of rupees to few people for cover up the facts and dead bodies from the spot in Bargari.

Punjab CM for speedy probe into sacrilege case

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met families of the victims of the Behbal Kalan incident, and promised that investigation into the case would be taken to its logical conclusion and those found guilty would be punished.

Capt Amarinder meets behbal kalan victims's families,promises time-bound probe by STF & punishment for culprits

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met the families of the victims of the Behbal Kalan incident, and promised that investigation into the case would be taken to its logical conclusion and those found guilty would be punished.

Punjab CM informs house of SC rejection of CBI plea in sacrilege cases

CHANDIGARH: Disclosing that the Supreme Court had vindicated the state government’s stand by rejecting the CBI plea seeking permission to probe the cases, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday assured the Assembly that the SIT investigation into the Behbal Kalan and Bargari cases would be taken to its logical conclusion.

Staring at political oblivion Sukhbir has lost mental balance,says Kangar

CHANDIGARH:After five long years,He has suddenly woken up to Behbal Kallan
Owing to personal enmity,Sukhbir leveling false allegations on Us:Kiki Dhillon

After humiliating SAD in Haryana, BJP refused election alliance with them in Delhi

CHANDIGARH: BJP has repeated Haryana in Delhi as far as election alliance with SAD(Badal) is concerned. The BJP has refused to make any election alliance with SAD led by Sukhbir Singh Badal in the Delhi elections. Earlier BJP had refused to give even a single seat to Akalis in Haryana assembly elecions.

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