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.

Rajoana to field candidate against Preneet, Bittu

Balwant Singh Rajoana, a death row convict for assassinating former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, has said he will field his candidate against members of the erstwhile royal family of Patiala.

Rajoana gets two-and-half-year sentence under Arms Act

Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was sentenced in an Arms Act case.

Rumours regarding Rajoana hanging refuted by jail official

The superintendent of Patiala central jail today refuted rumours about hanging of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row in connection with the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.

Rajoana against anyone defending him

Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row in connection with the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, has said that he did not want anyone to defend him.

Rajoana against anyone defending him

Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row in connection with the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, has said that he did not want anyone to defend him.

`Rajoana not shifted to Delhi, still in Patiala jail`

Punjab police Thursday dismissed as baseless reports that Balwant Singh Rajoana, on death row for assassination of former Chief Minister Beant Singh in 1995, has been shifted to New Delhi.

Beant Singh`s grandson seeks Rajoana`s hanging

Congress MP and grandson of late former Chief Minister Beant Singh, Ravneet Singh Bittu, Monday demanded the execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana, the convict on death row for assassinating the former Punjab leader.

Omar slams execution of Afzal Guru, says sense of alienation among Valley`s youth

An angry Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah slammed execution of Afzal Guru and said this would reinforce a sense of alienation and injustice among generations of youth in Valley.

Rajoana`s mercy petition to be examined on merit: PC

Chidambaram said execution of a condemned prisoner has to be stayed once a mercy petition is filed before the President.

SC rejects plea seeking clemency for Rajoana

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for assassinating Punjab’s former chief minister Beant Singh.

Family relieved: Beant`s grandson

Kotli, a Congress MLA from Khanna, said the family felt relieved and satisfied over the decision.