Panchkula: News

28 Nov 2022


Haryana panchayat elections: BJP clinches 22, AAP bags 15 seats

The results of the Haryana Panchayat elections were announced on Sunday.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced for life in 2002 murder case

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court today sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder case of his disciple Ranjit Singh.

21 Jun 2021


Haryana: Extra marks for students nurturing plant saplings, says CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced a new policy wherein extra marks will be given to those students from classes VIII to XII who will cater and nurture plant saplings.

17 Jan 2019


Haryana: Ram Rahim sentenced to life imprisonment for journalist's murder

On Thursday, a special CBI court in Panchkula awarded a life imprisonment sentence to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his involvement in the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving a jail term in two rape cases, was today granted bail in a case related to alleged castration of 400 of his followers.

20 Jul 2018


Panchkula: 22-yr-old alleges rape by 40 men for four days

A 22-year-old woman in Haryana's Panchkula has alleged that she was raped by 40 men after being held captive in a guesthouse in Morni Hills, where she had gone to find a job, for four days.

30 May 2018


Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us

Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.

Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet

A former driver of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has testified in court that a sect follower was killed on the directions of the self-styled godman.

05 Jan 2018

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Honeypreet's mother sends defamation notice to Rakhi Sawant

In a rather bizarre move, Honeypreet Insan's mother has now sent a legal notice to actress Rakhi Sawant seeking an apology from Rakhi for defaming her daughter, reports a news agency.

01 Nov 2017


Home-cooked food, extra facilities: Honeypreet getting VIP treatment in prison?

A month after Honeypreet Insan's arrest, reports have emerged that the adopted daughter of 'godman' Ram Rahim Singh is getting VIP treatment in Ambala Central Jail.

15 Oct 2017


Honeypreet's first night in prison: Skips dinner, spends sleepless night

Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet reportedly skipped dinner and didn't have a sound sleep on her first night in the Ambala central jail.

23 Sep 2017


"Honeypreet was Ram Rahim's de-facto wife, adoption a sham"

Vishwas Gupta, Honeypreet Insan's ex-husband addressing a press conference revealed that she wasn't Ram Rahim's legally adopted daughter.

18 Sep 2017


Panchkula riots: Honeypreet, Aditya Insan top most-wanted list of 43

The Haryana government has released a list of 43 most-wanted over the Panchkula violence. Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet and Dera spokesperson Aditya Insan top the list; the latter is wanted for sedition.

30 Aug 2017


Panchkula riots: We did a good job, says Haryana CM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar seems to have given himself a clean chit in the Panchkula riots case.

26 Aug 2017


Haryana sacks Deputy AG Salwara caught carrying Ram Rahim's suitcase

Following the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan in a rape case, Haryana fired its Deputy Advocate General, Gurdass Singh Salwara, as he was seen holding the so-called guru's suitcase.

25 Aug 2017


Ram Rahim verdict: Violence breaks out, 30 dead, curfew imposed

After Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in a 2002 rape case, violence erupted across northern India. At least 30 people are dead and 250 injured.

25 Aug 2017


Guru Ram Rahim Singh convicted in 2002 rape case

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, chief of Dera Sacha Sauda based in Haryana's Sirsa, has been convicted in a 2002 rape case.