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13-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet sent to 10-day judicial custody

Jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Friday sent to 10 days' judicial remand by a court in Panchkula.Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, has been sent to judicial custody till October 23. She has been...

12-Oct-2017 Gurugram

Illegal casino busted in Gurugram, 43 arrested

Police have busted a casino being run illegally by a suspended Haryana Police constable in an upscale locality here and arrested 43 people, including four women, in this connection, police said on Thursday.The illegal casino in K Block of Sushant Lok-1 was...

06-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet misleading investigation: Haryana Police

Haryana Police on Friday claimed that Honeypreet Insan, the closest aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is misleading police in the investigation into her role in violence in Panchkula and elsewhere after the August 25 conviction...

06-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Dera violence: Haryana Police summon sect committee members

 Haryana Police have issued summons to 45 members of a committee of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect to appear before it regarding the violence that erupted following the rape conviction of the Dera chief on August 25, Police sources said on Friday.Police sources said...

04-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet sent on 6-day police remand

Jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Wednesday sent to six days police remand by a court in Panchkula.The Haryana Police had sought 14 days police remand.Earlier in the day, Honeypreet was produced in the court...

04-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet produced in Panchkula court

 A day after her arrest, jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Tuesday produced in a court in Panchkula town in Haryana, adjoining Chandigarh.The prosecution sought a 10-day police remand for Honeypreet, saying...

03-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Honeypreet rejects claims of illicit relations with Ram Rahim

Honeypreet Insan, the "adopted daughter" of convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday rejected allegations of physical relations with him and asked people not to believe "false" stories being spread about them.However, her estranged...

03-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Honeypreet arrested, to be produced in court on Wednesday

Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday and will be produced in a trial court of Haryana's Panchkula on Wednesday, police said.She was detained by the Punjab Police from the...

02-Oct-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Angry parents of Pradhuman question Ryan principal's reinstatement

The suspended principal of a Ryan International School, where a boy was found brutally murdered on September 8, has been reinstated in another of the group's schools, leaving the parents of the seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur fuming.Neerja Batra, the acting...

22-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Why is the government so silent, asks Pradhuman's father

The father of murdered class 2 student Pardhuman on Friday asked why the government is silent on his son's death and did it mean that they are providing safe passage to the accused.Barun Chandra Thakur, in a statement here, said that he had reached out to...

15-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

School, police tried to hush up case, says Pradyuman's father

The grief-stricken father of seven-year-old Pradyuman, who was done to death on September 8 inside Ryan International School near here, says prime suspect bus conductor Ashok Kumar could not have executed the crime alone and that some others were involved...

15-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Manohar Lal Khattar announces CBI probe into Pradhuman's murde

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the CBI will probe the brutal murder of seven-year-old student Pradhuman Thakur.Khattar also announced the government was taking over the administration of Ryan International School in Gurugram where...

15-Sep-2017 Panchkula

Dera chief's hearing in murder cases: Security tightened in Panchkula

Security has been tightened in Panchkula town in Haryana ahead of a crucial hearing in two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others here on Saturday.The cases, related to the murder of Sirsa-based journalist...

11-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Two Ryan school officials arrested over 7-year-old's murder

Two senior officials of the Ryan International School here have been arrested in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old boy in the school premises last week that sparked massive public outrage.As police constituted at least a dozen teams to probe...

09-Sep-2017 Rohtak

Dera chief reports ill health, doctors sent to prison

A team of doctors was rushed to the District Jail in Sunaria near Rohtak town in Haryana on Saturday after rapist Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the chief of Dera Sacha Sauda sect, complained of ill health.It was not immediately known what health issues the...

09-Sep-2017 Sirsa

Secret tunnels, explosives factory found in Dera Sacha Sauda premises

Two secret tunnels and an illegal explosives factory were found inside the premises of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana's Sirsa town on Saturday on Day 2 of the search by security forces and authorities.The search operation of the Dera premises...

08-Sep-2017 Sirsa

Day 1 of Dera headquarter search ends; computers seized

The first day of search of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana's Sirsa town on Friday ended with a few computers, a luxury SUV and some currency notes being seized, official (old and new currency) being seized, officials said.Officials said that...

08-Sep-2017 Sirsa

JCBs, locksmiths assist security forces search Dera headquarters

JCB machines, locksmiths, forensic experts and dog squads assisted a comprehensive search operation launched by security agencies and district authorities at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana's Sirsa town on Friday.The search operation began...

08-Sep-2017 Sirsa

Search operation begins at Dera headquarters

Security agencies and district authorities began search operations at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana's Sirsa town on Friday amid tight security and curfew in the area.The search, which is being video-graphed, is being conducted under the supervision...

07-Sep-2017 Sirsa

'Skeletons' inside premises, admits Dera mouthpiece

Hours before authorities and security agencies are likely to start a search and sanitisation operation inside the sprawling Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters campus near Sirsa town in Haryana, the sect's mouthpiece "Sach Kahoon" on Thursday admitted that human...

07-Sep-2017 Sirsa

Haryana Police investigating 'supari' claim for Dera violence

The Haryana Police is investigating claims that top Dera Sacha Sauda functionaries paid a 'supari' (contract) of Rs 5 crore to criminal elements to instigate violence in Panchkula and other places after sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction for...

28-Aug-2017 Rohtak

'Wild beast, deserves no mercy', says judgment on rapist Dera chief

Rapist Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh may have tried his teary antics in the court on Monday, pleading for mercy, but the court was in no such mood as it sent him behind bars for 20 years, terming his conduct as that of a "wild beast".CBI special...

28-Aug-2017 Rohtak

20 years imprisonment for rapist Dera chief; Rs 30 lakh fine

Eighteen years after he raped two of his female disciples, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Monday sentenced to 20 years jail for rape and criminal intimidation and fined Rs 30 lakh.The rapist sect chief has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment...

28-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Two cars torched in Sirsa by Dera followers

Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) followers allegedly set two cars on fire near the sect headquarters on the outskirts of Sirsa town on Monday, just minutes before its chief was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in a rape case.Security forces rushed to Phulkan village...

28-Aug-2017 Rohtak (Haryana)

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gets 10 years prison for rape

Rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Monday sentenced to 10 years jail for the rape and criminal intimidation of two female disciples.The quantum of sentence was announced by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court...

27-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Sentencing of Dera chief at 2.30 pm; lockdown in Rohtak

Rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will be sentenced on Monday at 2.30 p.m. at a special court near Rohtak town in Haryana.The quantum of sentence will be done in a court being specially set up inside the District Jail...

26-Aug-2017 Panchkula

Dera violence death toll rises to 36

The death toll in the violence following the conviction of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim has risen to 36, officials of the Haryana government said on Saturday.Thirty deaths have been reported in Panchkula, while six persons have died in Sirsa town, where...

26-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Uneasy calm in Punjab, Haryana; Army out

An uneasy calm prevailed in Punjab and Haryana on Saturday after incidents of violence a day ago left 30 people dead following the Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction in a rape case.Army units patrolled several places across the two states...

26-Aug-2017 New Delhi

31 dead in Dera violence: Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday said 31 persons were killed in Haryana Dera violence on Friday after a court held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape.A ministry statement said 29 deaths occurred in Panchkula and two in Sirsa,...

25-Aug-2017 Panchkula

30 die in violence after Dera chief is held guilty of rape

At least 30 people were killed on Friday as security forces fired at rampaging mobs in Panchkula town in Haryana after a court held self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape and sexual exploitation. The violence also gripped parts of Haryana...

28-Jun-2017 Faridabad

Junaid's killing: Four more arrested in Haryana

Police have arrested four more people in connection with the killing of 17-year-old Muslim youth Junaid on a train near Ballabhgarh in Haryana's Faridabad district. But the main accused, who stabbed the victim, continues to be at large.With this, the total...

17-Jun-2017 Panchkula

Haryana gang attacks police with pepper spray, free undertrial

At least three policemen were injured on Saturday when a gang attacked a police party with pepper spray and escaped with an undertrial prisoner who was brought to a hospital in Haryana's Panchkula town.The incident took place outside the Panchkula General...

07-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Auto driver held for Gurugram gang rape, child's murder

An autorickshaw driver hailing from Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for the gang-rape of a young woman and the killing of her infant daughter in Gurugram district in Haryana, police said on Wednesday.Gurugram Police admitted to lapses on the part of police...

01-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Three held, 402 kg cannabis seized in Gurugram

Three persons have been arrested and 402 kg of cannabis valued at Rs 40 lakh has been seized from a farmhouse here, police said on Thursday.The three men were identified as Sanjay Kumar, Aameen and Iqbal. Police said Kumar and Aameen belonged to Alwar in Rajasthan...

13-May-2017 Chandigarh

Nirbhaya-like brutal gang-rape, murder in Haryana, 2 arrested

In a savage gang-rape reminiscent of the 2012 Nirbhaya incident, a young woman from Haryana's Sonepat district was abducted and brutally raped and murdered, with her head and face smashed with a blunt object and crushed under the wheels of a vehicle. Two...

10-Mar-2017 Gurugram

31 held guilty for Maruti factory violence, 117 let off

A sessions court here on Friday convicted 31 former workers of Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant near Gurugram for the 2012 factory violence but acquitted 117 others for lack of evidence.Additional District and Sessions Judge R.P. Goel said the order on the...

11-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Police arrest 3 for Gurugram gold heist

Haryana Police said on Saturday it has arrested three people for an armed bank robbery in Gurugram and recovered about 30 kg stolen gold, firearms and ammunition from them.A police spokesman said that some unidentified persons carrying firearms stole gold weighing...

09-Feb-2017 Gurugram

30 kg gold looted in Gurugram

In one of the biggest heists in Gurugram, more than 30 kg of gold was looted from a gold finance company by over half-a-dozen robbers on Thursday, police said.The criminals stabbed two security guards when they offered resistance.Seven to eight robbers...

07-Jan-2017 Gurugram

Woman commits suicide on failure to 'win' Lord Shiva

Lamenting her failure to "get" Lord Shiva despite years of austerities and fervent devotion, a woman committed suicide in a temple here, police said on Saturday.Anisha Sharma immolated herself in the premises of a temple to the deity at Inchapuri on Gurugram-Pataudi...

19-Dec-2016 Gurugram

Rs 1.60 crore seized in over a fortnight in Gurugram

Police have seized nearly Rs 1.60 crore, mostly in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes, in over a fortnight in Gurugram in Haryana, official statistics show.But only one FIR (First Information Report) has been registered so far and no arrest has been made.It was...

09-Dec-2016 Gurugram

New 2,000 rupee notes worth Rs 10 lakh seized in Gurugram

New 2,000 rupee currency notes worth Rs 10 lakh were seized near Islampur village on Sohna road here on Friday, police said.A team of Gurugram Police's Crime Branch seized the cash from two men."The cash is believed to be black money and officials of concerned...

29-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Rs 35 lakh in old currency seized in Gurugram

Police on Tuesday recovered Rs 35 lakh in cash from a car in the now scrapped Rs 1,000 denomination notes.The seizure was made from a Mercedes car at around 4.30 a.m.The three persons seated in the car were identified as Nikhil of Haryana and Delhi residents...

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