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Shocking! Man stuck under car gets dragged for several kms, dies - Watch
Shocking! Man stuck under car gets dragged for several kms, dies - Watch

When the local people saw the man under the car, they tried to stop the car. It was only after chasing the car, that they were able to stop the vehicle

14 nominations filed for Gurdaspur bypoll; 9 on last day
14 nominations filed for Gurdaspur bypoll; 9 on last day

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on September 25 and the last for withdrawal of candidature is September 27.

CBI court to hear scribe killing case involving Dera chief on Oct 27
CBI court to hear scribe killing case involving Dera chief on Oct 27

CBI counsel H P S Verma said the court heard arguments from the defence and prosecution and posted the hearing to October 27.

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Sunil Jakhar, Swaran Salaria file nominations
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Sunil Jakhar, Swaran Salaria file nominations

Congress leader Sunil Jakhar and BJP rival Swaran Salaria on Friday filed their nomination papers for the October 11 by-election in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency, with senior Congress leader Pratap Singh Bajwa a noticable absentee among leaders accompanying Jakhar.

BSF hands over mortal remains of 2 infiltrators to Pak Rangers
BSF hands over mortal remains of 2 infiltrators to Pak Rangers

The Border Security Force on Thursday handed over mortal remains of two infiltrators, who were killed during a gunbattle in Punjab, to the Pakistani Rangers. 

Gurdaspur AAP candidate's gunman goes on shooting spree, none hurt
Gurdaspur AAP candidate's gunman goes on shooting spree, none hurt

The shooting led to damage to vehicles, including a Mahindra XUV and a Scorpio SUV. While the vehicles` windshields and window panes were smashed, their bodies had big holes from the bullets.

Swarn Salariya is BJP candidate for Gurdaspur bypoll

Salariya, a Mumbai-based millionaire businessman, was preferred by the BJP over Kavita Khanna, the widow of former MP and actor Vinod Khanna.

Old live bomb found near Pathankot railway station, sniffer dogs called in
Old live bomb found near Pathankot railway station, sniffer dogs called in

An old live bomb was found near the Pathankot Railway Station on Wednesday which triggered panic among the local residents.

Congress nominates Sunil Jakhar for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-elections
Congress nominates Sunil Jakhar for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-elections

 The Congress party on Wednesday nominated Sunil Jakhar as its candidate for the forthcoming by-polls to Puniab's Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.

BSF troops foil infiltration bid at border, 2 Pak drug smugglers killed
BSF troops foil infiltration bid at border, 2 Pak drug smugglers killed

The Border Security Force on Wednesday foiled an infiltration bid across the Indo-Pak International Border in Punjab

BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab
BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

The contraband is valued at nearly Rs 60 crore in the international market.

Drug-addict man let friends gang-rape wife, take nude pictures in Punjab
Drug-addict man let friends gang-rape wife, take nude pictures in Punjab

In a disgraceful incident, a man reportedly allowed seven of his male friends to rape his wife in order to get some money in exchange to buy drugs. 

By-polls to Gurdaspur LS seat, Vengara assembly seat on October 11
By-polls to Gurdaspur LS seat, Vengara assembly seat on October 11

The by-polls to Puniab's Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat and Kerala's Vengara assembly seat will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. The counting for both the seats will be on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

By-polls to Punjab's Gurdaspur LS seat, Kerala's Vengara assembly seat on October 11
By-polls to Punjab's Gurdaspur LS seat, Kerala's Vengara assembly seat on October 11

The by-polls to Puniab's Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat and Kerala's Vengara assembly seat will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. The counting for both the seats will be on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Ramdas Athawale calls for media protection laws, ensures support to journalists
Ramdas Athawale calls for media protection laws, ensures support to journalists

Extending complete support to the media, Athawale suggested that a commission be set up exclusively to look into the hardships faced by journalists.

Incharge of Dera Sacha Sauda centre in Salabatpura arrested

The incharge of Dera Sacha Sauda centre at Salabatpura, in Bathinda district, who had been booked for sedition and other charges was arrested on Thursday, a senior Punjab Police official said.

Fire in Army's ammunition depot in Bathinda, no loss of life
Fire in Army's ammunition depot in Bathinda, no loss of life

Several fire tenders have reached the spot it was finally controlled by 7 am

Punjab and Haryana High Court direct police to file FIR against Radhe Maa
Punjab and Haryana High Court direct police to file FIR against Radhe Maa

Punjab and Haryana High Courts on Tuesday directed Punjab Police to register an FIR against the self styled God woman Sukhwinder Kaur alias Radhe Maa.

6 Dera Sacha Sauda followers arrested
6 Dera Sacha Sauda followers arrested

The police claimed that the arrested Dera followers tried to set the petrol pump on fire, but failed to do so.

CBI judge, who sentenced Ram Rahim, gets Z-plus security
CBI judge, who sentenced Ram Rahim, gets Z-plus security

On Monday, Singh had sentenced the Dera chief to 10 years each for the rape of two disciples. 

Dera issue: Life returning to normal in Haryana and Punjab
Dera issue: Life returning to normal in Haryana and Punjab

Bus services in Haryana have resumed except in Sirsa district, where curfew has been imposed around Dera Sacha Sauda sect headquarters, Haryana Transport Minister, Krishan Lal Panwar said on Wednesday.

 

No untoward incident in Haryana, Punjab after Dera chief's sentencing

No untoward incident was on Tuesday reported from Haryana or Punjab, a day after Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20-year imprisonment in two rape cases even as the security forces continued to remain on alert, officials said.

Curfew to be imposed in Punjab's Barnala from tomorrow: SSP Barnala

Barnala Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harjeet Singh on Monday said that a curfew will be imposed in Punjab `s Barnala from tomorrow.

'Forgive me',  teary Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh pleads with folded hands
'Forgive me', teary Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh pleads with folded hands

Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who was presented before a special CBI court in Panchkula on Monday in connection with a 2002 rape case, pleaded the court to grant him mercy in the case. 

'Papa's Angel' Honeypreet Insan closest to Gurmeet Ram Rahim, likely to become his successor to head Dera Sect
'Papa's Angel' Honeypreet Insan closest to Gurmeet Ram Rahim, likely to become his successor to head Dera Sect

This woman has been making headlines after she was spotted accompanying Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to the CBI court and later in an Army chopper after was convicted by the CBI court in a 2002 rape case.

Ram Rahim demands 'adopted daughter'' Honeypreet be allowed with him inside jail, threatens to suspend prison officials
Ram Rahim demands 'adopted daughter'' Honeypreet be allowed with him inside jail, threatens to suspend prison officials

Both Ram Rahim and Honeypreet have requested the Panchkula CBI court seeking permission to stay together for the night in jail. 

After rape, Dera chief now has two murder trials against him

Ram Rahim has been accused of involvement in a murder conspiracy of Dera manager Ranjit Singh in July 2002. 

Maverick godman now prisoner number 1997 in Sunaria jail
Maverick godman now prisoner number 1997 in Sunaria jail

According to prison officials, the lone approval cell of the jail has a capacity of 12 prisoners, but the Dera head has been kept in "solitary confinement".

Punjab will not tolerate violence: CM Amarinder Singh
Punjab will not tolerate violence: CM Amarinder Singh

"I will not allow any violence by any sect in Punjab. We want peace, and as long as I am here there is no question of any violence. Hopefully there will be peace after the sentencing is over," he said.

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh not to be brought to Panchkula for sentencing: Haryana DGP
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh not to be brought to Panchkula for sentencing: Haryana DGP

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'Z-plus' security cover was withdrawn after his conviction in a rape case adding that the jailed godman will not be brought to Panchkula for the sentencing on Monday, Haryana Chief Secretary DS Dhesi said here on Saturday.