rape minor in park
Ludhiana, April 11
Two policemen allegedly raped a minor
girl in the Rakh Bagh while two others caught hold of her friend when
both of them were sitting near the swimming pool of the park. The
15-year-old victim of Shahi Mohalla, who originally hails from Uttar
Pradesh, had come to the Rakh Bagh along with her friend Sunny Verma
around 8:30 pm.
Cong has no trust in Punjabis: Mann
Chandigarh, April 11
The Congress prefers expatriates to genuine Punjabis. It is why all representatives of the state in the union Council of Ministers, including Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, are expatriates, says SAD (A) chief Simranjit Singh Mann.
Probe ordered into farmer’s suicide
Sangrur, April 11
In a case of suicide allegedly committed by farmer Pargat Singh (22) of Janal village, 4 km from Dirba, by consuming some poisonous substance on April 2, Sangrur SSP Arun Pal Singh today entrusted the investigations to DSP (Special Branch) Hardevinder Singh.
Sikh devotees, leaving for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan for Baisakhi, wave through the Samjhauta Express windows at the Attari railway station on Friday.
Photo by Vishal Kumar
Keep Delhi off Olympic torch route: US Sikhs
Amritsar, April 11
Thirtyfour US-based Sikh gurdwaras and organisations have appealed to China to keep the journey of the Olympic torch away from New
Delhi “as the city’s streets were stained with the blood of Sikhs’ massacre in 1984”.
Pak jatha to perform at PM’s house
Amritsar, April 11
A 10-member jatha from Pakistan, led by Bhai Lal, a descendant of Bhai Mardana (companion of Guru Nanak Dev), today crossed over to India from Attari border. They are likely to perform kirtan at the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Gharinda police station gheraoed
Attari, April 11
Several hundred people today gheraoed the Gharinda police station near Attari on the Amritsar-Attari G.T. Road to protest against the police, who had allegedly registered false cases against Dalit families of villages in the area.