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Dera Sacha Sauda

2015 Bargari sacrilege main accused killed in jail, security stepped up in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered beefing up of security in the state in the wake of the attack on Bittu, a follower of Dera Sacha Sauda sect, while appealing to all communities to maintain peace and "not give in to rumours." 

Jun 23, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh seeks over month-long parole for farming

In August of 2017, the Dera chief was sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping two women. 

Jun 22, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 17th January, 2019

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Jan 17, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Security beefed up ahead of sentencing against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in journalist murder case

The 51-year-old self-styled godman had appeared for the verdict via video conferencing from Rohtak jail where he's currently lodged.

Jan 17, 2019, 09:17 AM IST

Once known as 'Rockstar Baba', Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh now 'looks pale', has grey beard

Already serving a 20-year sentence for raping two of his followers, the self-styled godman is staring at a life term or capital punishment after he was found guilty of murder and criminal conspiracy. 

Jan 12, 2019, 06:32 AM IST

Dera Sacha Sauda chief 'looked pale' during video conference in court: Slain journalist's son

Age seems to be catching up with Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Jan 11, 2019, 22:23 PM IST

What happened that day? Detailed timeline from journalist's murder to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim's conviction

Here's a complete sequence of events from the incidents that led to the scribe's death to the final conviction of 51-year-old self-styled godman.

Jan 11, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted in journalist murder case; sentencing on January 17

The head of the Sirsa-based sect is already serving a 20-year sentence for raping two women followers.

Jan 11, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Ahead of verdict against Gurmeet Ram Rahim in journalist murder case, Haryana on high alert

Security in Sirsa, Panchkula and neighbouring regions were ramped up a day ahead of Special CBI court's verdict against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in the journalist murder case on Friday, January 11.

Jan 11, 2019, 00:03 AM IST

Gurmeet Ram Rahim to be produced via video conference for verdict in journalist murder case

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will be produced via video conference in a Panchkula court for hearing into the murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati case on January 11. 

Jan 08, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Never ever met Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh: Akshay Kumar after SIT summons actor in Bargari sacrilege case

Akshay's statement came after reports surfaced on social media that the actor arranged a meeting between the self-styled godman and then Punjab's Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Nov 12, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Castration of Dera sadhus: Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks dismissal of FIRs against him

Dera chief is currently in jail following his conviction in rape cases filed by two women disciples.

Oct 15, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Panchkula CBI court rejects bail application of rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

In the castration case, the Panchkula court had recently framed charges of cheating, criminal intimidation and the one for causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons against Gurmeet.

Aug 23, 2018, 19:58 PM IST

Six Dera Sacha Sauda followers acquitted due to lack of evidence in Panchkula violence case

All the six had been accused of rioting and damaging public property under sections of Indian Penal Code, as well as Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, in the violence on December 2.

Jul 30, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Honeypreet to remain in jail, Panchkula Sessions Court rejects bail plea

She had been arrested for allegedly inciting violence in Panchkula following the arrest of Gurmeet Ram Rahim on August 25 last year.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:39 PM IST

Dera Sacha Sauda violence: Arrest warrant issued against Vipassana

Dera followers had indulged in large-scale violence in Panchkula and Sirsa after the CBI court on August 25 convicted the sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of rape.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:36 AM IST

4 followers of Dera chief arrested for setting coaches on fire

Four men, suspected to be followers of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Singh, have been arrested for allegedly setting empty train coaches in Anand Vihar on fire following the self-styled godman's conviction in August, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) said on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Dera Violence: 4 Ram Rahim followers, who set coaches on fire, detained by forces

In a special joint operation of Rapid Police Force (RPF) and Special Cell of Delhi police on Wednesday a team arrested four persons in connection to Dera violence for setting ablaze four coaches at Anand Vihar Yard. 

Dec 20, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Honeypreet appears before Panchkula court, hearing defers to December 21

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan was on Monday appeared before the Panchkula District Court.

Dec 11, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim's aide gets 5-day police remand

A court in Panchkula town sent Pawan Insan, a close aide of rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, to five days police remand on Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 18:27 PM IST