2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Violent Incidents Dera chief offers regrets Sirsa, May 19
Finally after five days of series of violent incidents in many states, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in a bid to end the conflict between Sikhs and dera followers, today expressed deep regret over the incidents due to the controversy.
Although the dera chief did not mention the word “apology”, he expressed his feelings using the word regret to put an end to the conflict that led to clashes between dera followers and Sikhs
peaceful for 2nd day * Bathinda SSP
Naresh Kumar transferred
* Security of dera head withdrawn Chandigarh, May
Punjab continued to
be peaceful for the second day in a row. As a
confidence-building measure, paramilitary forces conducted
flag marches in various towns and cities.
8 dera followers
held in Bathinda Bathinda, May 19
In a significant development, the
district police today cracked down on followers of the Sirsa-based
Dera Sacha Sauda, who were found to be involved in the attack on the
members of various Sikh organisations when they tried to burn the
effigy of its head.
for Haryana Barwala (Hisar),
Manmohan Singh today assured Chief Minister Bhupinder
Singh Hooda that the Centre would ensure supply of gas and
coal for all thermal power plants that might come up in
Haryana in the coming years.
Hisar to be magnet town
New national highways
CMs’ meeting on power crisis
Govt college for Barwala
Manmohan Singh talks with Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda after the foundation stone laying ceremony of a 1,200 MW thermal power plant at Khedar village in Hisar district.
— PTI photo
outshine boys in CISCE exams New Delhi,
outperformed boys in both the Class X and XII examinations
conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate
Examination this year, results of which were declared
today. (Details on Nation
men shoot villager and son Thakarpura (Gurdaspur),
Four Border Security
Force jawans barged into a house and gunned down a man and
his teenaged son in this sleepy village on the Indo-Pak
border late last night.
Relatives console Shinghara Singh's widow Balwinder Kaur and her daughter Gurpreet Kaur at their residence in Thakarpura village on the Indo-Pak border, 20 km from Gurdaspur, on Saturday.
— Photo by Bipin Bhardwaj
Indians kidnapped in Nigeria New Delhi,
Gunmen kidnapped three Indian workers from a residential
complex in Southern Nigeria in a pre-dawn attack today
after blasting open the front gate of the complex.
kin bought property abroad from kickbacks: VB Ludhiana, May 19
Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt
Amarinder Singh, his son and other close relatives had allegedly
bought property in foreign countries and deposited a huge amount of
money in Swiss Bank through hawala racket after receiving multi-crore
kickbacks in the city centre project scam and other projects, the
Vigilance Bureau claimed today.
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