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In self-styled godman's area, a separate monetary system

In self-styled godman’s area, a separate monetary system

In the town of Sirsa, home to the sprawling headquarters of the Dera Sacha Sauda, shops owned by followers of the sect’s flamboyant head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh run a separate monetary system to tender change to customers. Located in and around Dera premises, these shops have the word ‘Sach’ (truth) prefixed to their respective

Air fare to Delhi rises to Rs 26000, only 3 trains from Chandigarh

Air fare Delhi rises Rs 26000 3 trains Chandigarh, With all 36 trains from the city cancelled, air fare to Delhi soared to Rs 26,000 on an Air India evening flight — almost 15 times the normal fare for the one-hour flight. The scenario will remain the same on Sunday as well with the cheapest air ticket to the capital selling at Rs 6,600 on the

Dera chief fools followers

Dera chief fools his followers, calls them for Satsang in Panchkula

Dera chief fools followers, calls them for Satsang in Panchkula. Bathinda: The head of Dera Sacha Sauda Ram Rahim has been declared rapist by the court. Already 4 days before the court’s verdict, his supporters started gathering in Panchkula.The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked that despite the provision of section 144, how such a

Dera violence: Uneasy calm prevails in Haryana, Punjab

Dera violence: Uneasy calm prevails in Haryana, Punjab

An uneasy calm prevailed today in Haryana and Punjab where curfew was relaxed at some places that were hit by violence in the aftermath of the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case. There was no report of any violence in Haryana since yesterday even as security forces

sirsa curfew relaxed

Curfew relaxed in Sirsa between 6AM-11AM

Sirsa Curfew relaxed between 6AM-11AMThe district administration today relaxed the curfew for five hours in and around Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters here, after restrictions were imposed on August 24.   Petrol pumps, shops and other commercial establishments were allowed to open in the area.“I was not able to purchase essential items for my household since

Curfew withdrawn from Patiala, Sangrur districts

Curfew withdrawn from Patiala, Sangrur districts

Curfew withdrawn from Patiala, Sangrur districts Patiala(Jagdeep Chopra)- Curfew restrictions imposed in the Patiala and Sangrur districts was withdrawn on Saturday keeping in view the improvement in the situation in these areas. The curfew was clamped in these districts only on Friday because of the preventive measures and to maintain the peace and law and

Dera followers begin to vacate sect headquarters

Dera followers begin to vacate sect headquarters

Sirsa- Dera Sacha Sauda followers today started leaving the sect’s headquarters in Sirsa, where they had gathered in large numbers before the rape conviction of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, a senior police officer said. The police and the administration have been making regular announcements through loudspeakers, urging those inside to vacate the sprawling premises,

Over 30 congregation centers of Dera Sacha Sauda sealed

Over 30 congregation centers of Dera Sacha Sauda sealed

Over 30 congregation centers of Dera Sacha Sauda sealed Chandigarh- More than thirty congregation centres of Dera Sacha Sauda across Haryana were sealed today, a day after its followers indulged in massive violence in Panchkula and other areas of the state. “Over thirty ‘Naam Charcha Ghars’ (congregation centers) in various districts have been sealed,” Haryana’s Additional

VVIP treatment for ‘RAPE’ Daily Post Special

VVIP treatment for ‘RAPE’ Daily Post

Haryana Deputy Advocate General ‘SACKED’ for carrying Ram Rahim’s luggage

Haryana Deputy Advocate General Gurdass Singh Salwara was sacked on Saturday after he reportedly carried the luggage of Dera Sacha Sauda’s Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Rahim was moved to a prison in Haryana’s Rohtak yesterday as the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Panchkula found him guilty in a 15-year-old rape case.After

Police force deployed outside Dera Sacha Sauda in Village Gahaur

DP Correspondent, Ludhiana, Police force deployed outside Dera Sacha Sauda in Village Gahaur. A day after the violence by followers of Dera Sacha Sauda in some districts of Punjab, Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Aggarwal, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jagraon Surjit Singh carried out Flag march at village Gahaur near Mullanpur where branch of Dera

524 People Arrested; AK-47, Rifles, Pistols Recovered from Ram Rahim’s followers: Haryana Govt.

Ram Rahim Dera Chief. The Haryana Police has arrested 524 people over the violent protest and filed two sedition cases against the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda in Sector 5 of Panchkula. An AK-47, a mouser and two rifles have been confiscated from the followers, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said. Thirty one people lost their

Gautam Gambhir tweets Panchkula violence

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir condemns Panchkula violence

Gautam Gambhir tweets Panchkula violence. Former Indian Test cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Saturday condemned the violence and damage to public property in the wake of the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, describing the incidents as a classic case of religion marketing.   The 35-year-old, who has always been vocal about major issues in

‘Panchkula violence’ pain is hidden in these pictures

Panchkula Violence : Dera head has been found guilty of rape by a special CBI court, following some painful incidents of violence. When the sound of  gas shelling starts in Sector 2 and adjacent sectors of Panchkula, the force near the court runs in the event.The media went to the event and the situation was

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Verdict : Normal life standstill in Sirsa

Sirsa, Aug 26, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Verdict : Normal life standstill in Sirsa. Surender Kaur is unable to withdraw money from banks or ATMs for meet her daily household needs for the last two days while Manjeet Singh is not able to get the fuel tank of his motorbike filled at petrol pumps which are

9 Dera centres sealed; 2,500 lathis recovered in Kurukshetra

9 Dera centres sealed; 2,500 lathis recovered in Kurukshetra

The Kurukshetra Police today sealed the nine congregation centres of the Dera Sacha Sauda in the district, evicting the followers, and seized over 2,500 lathis and other sharp-edged weapons during a search operation there. After evicting Dera followers, a large number of security personnel have been deployed outside the Dera Sacha Sauda’s congregation centres to

Army has no order to enter Dera premises in Sirsa: Official

The Army has not been given any order so far to enter the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters, Sirsa sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Paramjit Singh Chahal said today, even as the defiant followers of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh stayed put at the campus. “There is still no order for the Army to enter the campus.

Curfew lifted in Punjab, Amarinder Singh says situation peaceful

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has said that the situation in the state is ‘peaceful’ while the curfew has been lifted. After Dera Sacha Sauda’s Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh verdict, yesterday, violence erupted by his followers in different states of India resulting in the death of 29 people, while more than 200 are said

Haryana govt orders search of Dera centres in state

Haryana govt orders search of Dera centres in state

The Haryana government today ordered a search of all congregation centres belonging to the Dera Sacha Sauda in the state, a senior official said. The directive comes a day after widespread violence and arson following the conviction of sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case led to at least 30 people being

Bollywood stars praised court's judgement against Dera Sacha Sauda 

Bollywood stars praised court’s judgement against Dera Sacha Sauda 

Bollywood stars praised court’s judgement against Dera Sacha Sauda . Bollywood stars such as Farhan Akhtar, Anupam Kher and Raveena Tandon, among others have praised the court’s judgement against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. CBI judge Jagdeep Singh held the 50-year-old self-styled godman, guilty of rape in a case that was registered on the basis of an anonymous written complaint in 2002