Punjab moves apex court on premature release of life convicts

Punjab government has filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking permission to consider applications of life convicts who want remissions and premature release from jail.

BJP disagrees on release of convicts in Beant Singh's assassination

 The BJP on Thursday made it clear that it is not in favour of "premature release" of 13 convicts, including five jailed in assassination case of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, as sought by Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal.

Will get custody of Gurmeet Singh after 1 month: Punjab Police

Punjab Police has completed the formalities for taking the custody of terrorist Gurmeet Singh arrested in Thailand, who is accused of being involved in assassination of former chief minister Beant Singh, after he is extradited to India in a month.

Badal proposal for premature release of 13 convicts would be discussed: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said he would talk to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal over the premature release of 13 Sikh convicts from various states and added that any proposal in this regard would be discussed.

Will have Beant Singh killer Jagtar Singh extradited from Thailand: India

Assuring that the Indian government will bring back the assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh from Thailand, Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday issued a statement that those committing crimes in India will not be spared, regardless of where they stay.

Beant Singh assassin's arrest shows law catches up with all: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the arrest of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh Tara in Thailand clearly indicates that those involved in terrorist activities cannot get off scot-free.

Former Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' held

Former Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' was arrested in Thailand on Monday.

Ten years after he escaped from jail, Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' arrested in Thailand
Ten years after he escaped from jail, Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' arrested in Thailand

Former Punjab CM Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh 'Tara' was arrested in Thailand on Monday.

Truth behind Indira Gandhi's Assassination

When India commemorates the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the country’s first female prime minister who was shot by her Sikh bodyguards in 1984.
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Thailand on alert as Khalistan terrorist on loose

Security officials guarding the border checkpoint in Thailand's Narathiwat province have been put on alert following reports that a Khalistani terrorist has fled for this country and may sneak across the southern border into Malaysia.

Thai police on the lookout for ex-Punjab CM Beant Singh's killer

Thailand's popular island resort of Pukhet was on high alert today after it was announced that former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's killer, who is on the run might be trying to enter the country, a media report said.

Tributes paid to ex-Punjab CM Beant Singh on death anniversary

People from different sections of society on Sunday paid tributes to former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh on the occasion of his death anniversary.

Provide treatment to Jagtar S Hawara: HC to Tihar official

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked Tihar Jail Superintendent to provide proper medical care to Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Jagtar Singh Hawara, the mastermind in the killing of Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh in 1995.

Grandson invokes Beant Singh legacy to counter SAD-BJP

The legacy of former chief minister Beant Singh is pitted against claims of a Narendra Modi `wave` as Congress and BJP lock horns for this seat although the presence of AAP and an Independent MLA in the fray may shake up the contest here.

Former militant refuses to call off hunger strike

As two militants convicted in the 1995 Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh`s assassination case could not come out on parole, a former terrorist who is fighting for their cause for over 40 days, refused to call off his hunger strike.

Former militant released on parole, Gurbaksh Singh to end fast

As the hunger strike of former terrorist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa entered 42nd day, a militant convicted in former chief minister Beant Singh`s murder case in 1995 was released today on parole from Burail jail here.

Not opposed to parole for Beant Singh murderers: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said he was not averse to granting parole to those convicted in the assassination of former chief minister Beant Singh.

Badal cautions people against forces trying to disturb peace

CM Prakash Singh Badal on Sunday cautioned people against forces which were out to disturb the peace and communal harmony of Punjab.

PM releases stamp in memory of Punjab leader Beant Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today released a postage stamp in the memory of Punjab leader Beant Singh, saying it is the duty of every citizen to fight against divisive forces posing threat to the country.

Kin of Indira Gandhi`s assassins honoured in Amritsar

The kin of the two assassins of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, who was killed by her bodyguards on October 31, 1984, were honoured by Sikh hardliners.