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Dera rape victims move HC; seek life imprisonment for Ram Rahim
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Dera rape victims move HC; seek life imprisonment for Ram Rahim

Two women followers raped by the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Wednesday moved the Punjab and Haryana high court seeking life imprisonment for the sect head sentenced to 20 years in prison. A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim Singh to 20 years in prison after his conviction in two rape cases. "A revision petition has been filed today in the Punjab and Haryana high court for the enhancement of sentence for Gurmeet Ram Rahim ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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Court commissioner to oversee sanitisation of Dera headquarters at Sirsa

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today appointed a retired sessions judge as the Court Commissioner to oversee the "sanitisation" process of Dera Sacha Sauda premises at Sira, housing the headquarters of the sect. The order came after Haryana government ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago High court reprimands Khattar for protecting Dera followers  Deccan Herald1 month ago Uneasy calm in Punjab, Haryana; Army out  Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Farm, Dera and now prison: 'Baba of bling' convicted of rape

He glides through the air dressed in pink robes in his promotional videos and in real life is known to ride powerful, souped up bikes to congregations, the persona as flashy as the vehicle itself. But today was judgement day for Gurmeet Ram Rahim, head of the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Pb CM recommends 1-year remission for those sentenced to life

In a goodwill gesture ahead of Independence Day, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today recommended a remission of one year in the sentence of inmates serving life imprisonment in the state's jails. The chief minister has sent his recommendation to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Pakistan village council punishes rapist's sister

Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) A village council (Panchayat) in Punjab province has ordered a suspected rapists sister to marry the rape survivors husband as a punishment, it was reported n Monday. The 14-year-old was married to the rape survivor's husband upon ...
 Sify2 months ago

Telangana to offer its jails for rent to other states

The Telangana prisons department has come up with a novel idea of renting out its jails to other states to house their inmates from the next year. Notably, they are following an example set by Norway, which has one of the most humane jails in the world. The ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Pal Singh (France) gets Bail; Likely to be Released Next Week

As per the media reports Sikh political prisoner and human rights activist Bhai Pal Singh who also happens to be a French citizen being detained by Punjab police The News Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Pal Singh (France) gets Bail; Likely to be Released Next ...
 Sikh Siyasat Online2 months ago
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Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple

Amritsar: Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday. The complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines ...
 Sify2 days ago
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Media on Aarushi Verdict: "Who will compensate them for four years of their liberty?"

More than eight years after 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar was found lifeless with her throat slit in Noida on May 16, 2008, and a little less than four years after Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were jailed for their daughers murder by a trial court, the Talwars were ...
 Sify1 week ago
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Do away with hanging, make right to die with dignity as a fundamental right: PIL

Does the right to life include the right to a dignified life up to the point of death, including a dignified procedure of death? This question has been posed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) before the Supreme Court, seeking abolition of hanging as mode ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
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