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Ravi Dhaliwal GURDASPUR: Sucha Singh Langah, a former Cabinet Minister and SAD core committee member, was today booked for rape on the complaint of a government employee, a widow, who alleged she had been repeatedly molested since 2009 when she first met him. Langah, chief of SAD’s Gurdaspur district unit for the past 32 years, …

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MOHALI: Veteran journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Phase 3B2 here on Saturday. The house was found ransacked. The exact reasons behind the double murder could not be immediately known. Preliminary reports say Singh’s throat was found slit while his mother Gurcharan Kaur was strangled, suggesting resistance by …

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Aman Sood PATIALA: In a major breakthrough, the CIA wing of the Punjab Police has arrested gangster Gurjeet Ladda, a key accused in the Nabha jailbreak case, near Rajpura following inputs from the Organised Crime Control Unit. Besides masterminding the jailbreak, Ladda is involved in several cases of kidnapping and over a dozen double murder …

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PATHANKOT: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced Maj Gen (Retd) Suresh Khajuriya as its candidate for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll. Khajuriya, who hails from Bungal village in Pathankot, has served two tenures as Brigade and Division Commander in Punjab during his 40 years of service. While announcing this, Opposition leader Sukhpal Khaira …

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NAPA President Satnam Singh Chahal has written to the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj about these missing persons. We reproduce the NAPA letter for our readers. Please read below: Smt Sushma Swaraj Minister  Ministry Of External Affairs  Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan  Jan path Rd, Raj path Area,  Central Secretariat, New Delhi 110011, India   Sept 14, …

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AMRITSAR: Damdami Taksal has asked SGPC to withdraw the honour and purse it gave to the famous columnist Kuldip Nayar, in july 3, 2006 at a function of 400th anniversary relating to the foundation of Sri Akal Takht, held at Golden Temple, as Nayar had hurt sentiments of Sikhs by making objectionable remarks Sikh personalities …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent CHANDIGARH: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Monday sentenced to 10 years in jail in a rape case. The court slapped a fine of Rs 65,000 on the Dera Sacha Sauda chief. Authorities are on high alert in Punjab and Haryana, as his followers went on the rampage that left 38 dead …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent CHANDIGARH: At least 31 persons were killed and 250 injured in the violence that erupted in Panchkula after the CBI court convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case. In no time, the city  turned into a war zone with dera followers, who call themselves Premis, going …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent PUNJAB: Violence erupted minutes after Sirsa Dera chief Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of rape by a special CBI court in Panchkula on Friday afternoon. As many as 10 people have been injured in the violence so far. Dera head’s followers targeted the media. An OB van was set on fire and …

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CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Saturday moved a closure report in a local court in the Ludhiana City Centre scam, in which chief minister Amarinder Singh and his son Raninder Singh were among the accused. After the Vigilance Bureau filed the cancellation report before district and sessions Judge Gurbir Singh, the court fixed September …

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