GURU GOBIND SINGH JI – A SAVIOUR OF HUMANITY --- He, who mocked Sikh sentiments, objects against being mocked --- Pearl company MD NS Bhangoo arrested for Rs 45000 cr scam --- 2016: A year of moral reckoning --- Kejriwal may shift base for Punjab battle --- Punjab govt declares 1.14 lakh new jobs, life imprisonment for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib --- Thinking beyond the concept of SGPC to safeguard Sikh ethos --- ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ appoints Beant Singh assassin as Akal Takht Jathedar --- The Modi presidency is over --- Law & logic don’t work in Punjab; 2 brothers held in haste, let off under public pressure

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GURU GOBIND SINGH JI – A SAVIOUR OF HUMANITY

Er.Narinder Singh Pheruman:  Due to a long spell of about 800 years of ruthless Mughal rule and tyrannical rule by Aurangzeb, Hindus and even brave Rajputs and kashatris had totally lost their power, glory and manliness. The time had come that the name of Hindus would have been eroded from Hindostan as happened with residents of Iran, Afghanistan, Baluchistan, Turkistan and the Qureshies of The Arab. At... 

Should Haryana CM be booked for cow slaughter ban?

N.S.PHERUMAN: The utter bigotry and prejudice displayed by Mr. Khattar, CM Haryana in his open threats to the Muslim community under the guise of protection of the cow speaks for itself for his narrow vision and personality, which spreads hatred in society. As such not only that he should be made to resign but action should be taken against him under provisions of spreading communal hatred as per law.... 

No lighting, fireworks at Harmandar Sahib this Diwali

Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to celebrate a subdued Diwali at the Golden Temple and other gurdwaras under its control this year in the wake of incidents of the Guru Granth Sahib’s sacrilege. Avtar Singh Makkar, SGPC president, said, “Harmandar Sahib will not be illuminated in the manner it used to be on festive occasions nor will there any display of... 

Hindu hardliners blacken J&K MLA’s face with ink

New Delhi: A day after a teenaged trucker — attacked in Udhampur on October 9 over cow slaughter rumours — died at a Delhi hospital, Kashmir shut down, while J&K MLA Abdul Rashid’s face was blackened with ink in the national capital. Rashid, who was in Delhi to brief the media on the attack on two truckers, had dubbed the incident as “Dadri 4”, a reference to September 28 attack on a... 

Akal Takht Jathedar & SGPC chief skip Sukha, Jinda anniversary

Amritsar: Under fire over the Sikh clergy’s decision to pardon Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and SGPC top brass were conspicuous by their absence at an event organised at the Golden Temple to mark the death anniversary of General AS Vaidya’s assassins, Sukha and Jinda, today. An ‘akhand path’ was organised at Akal Takht to mark the occasion. Sikh leaders... 

CM mourns the death of GK Chatrath

Chandigarh; Punjab Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal today expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Panjab University (PU) senator, former Advocate General and ex-MLA of Punjab Mr.  GK Chatrath, who passed away here at Chandigarh this morning. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister described Mr. Chatrath as a legal luminary and eminent jurist besides a noted academician... 

Punjab has forgotten Partap Singh Kairon on his 50th death anniversary

Ph. Studio/June, 1957/R.D.L., A32kSardar Pratap Singh Kairon, Chief Minister of Punjab. (June 4, 1957). By Bir Devinder Singh:  It is a matter of great commiseration that the Punjab Government has completely forgotten the illustrious son of Punjab Late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, Chief Minister of Punjab (1956 to 1964) on his 50th death Anniversary. A great visionary and architect of the ‘Modern... 

BJP leader Navjot Sidhu ends fast-unto-death in haste

Amritsar: Like her husband and former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu,  Chief Parliamentary Secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu today ended her fast-unto-death in haste after Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi convinced her that the tenders of roadwork of another Rs5  crore in her constituency will be floated by Wednesday. Navjot Sidhu had kicked off her indefinite fast here yesterday. Earlier, Navjot Singh... 

BJP leader Navjot Sidhu sits on fast until death against own party coalition govt

Amritsar: Chief Parliamentary Secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Saturday began an indefinite fast against the state government as the latter had allegedly failed to float tenders for road work worth Rs 10 crore in her constituency before August 15, as per an ultimatum issued by her. Talking to The Tribune on Friday, CPS Sidhu had said the government had promised that tenders for road work worth Rs 10... 

CM mourns death of 14 in road accident

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today expressed profound grief and anguish over the tragic road accident in which 14 persons including a child were killed after a private Bus rammed into a tree near old Toll Plaza on Phagwara-Banga road in District Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with the members of the bereaved families, the Chief Minister prayed... 

Devinderpal Bhullar shifted from Tihar Jail to Amritsar Central Jail

Amritsar: In a politically significant move, 1993 Delhi bomb blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar on Friday was shifted to Central Jail, Amritsar from Tihar Jail, Delhi following Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung’s approval. The Supreme Court had converted Bhullar’s death sentence into life imprisonment last year. Former Congress leader Manjinderjeet Singh Bitta had met Delhi chief... 

Rock Garden creator Nek Chand’s death mourned

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia have mourned the demise of legendary Nek Chand, the creator of the famous Rock Garden in Chandigarh. Panjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor (VC), Prof Arun Kumar Grover has expressed deep shock and grief over the sad demise of creator of world famous iconic Rock Garden... 

Moga bus Kaand: HC sends notice to Pb govt

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice to Punjab government and Orbit Aviation Ltd in connection with the molestation and death of a 13-year-old girl. The minor girl died after she and her mother were allegedly pushed off a moving bus on the Moga-Bathinda highway on April 29. The incident led to widespread outrage and a ban on the Orbit Company’s buses by the... 

CBI probe sought into IAS officer’s suicide

Bengaluru: Opposition parties in the Karnataka Assembly today made a strong demand for a CBI inquiry into the death of an IAS officer as they suspected it to be a case of murder and not suicide as stated by police. Raising the issue, Opposition BJP leader and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar demanded a CBI probe into the death of D K Ravi, Additional Commissioner of Commercial Taxes (Enforcement),... 

NAPA slam Pb police for bullying NRI families

JALANDHAR: North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) took a serious note of threats to NRI families of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa who is on hunger strike unto death and is demanding the release of Sikh Prisoners who have already completed their Sentence in different jails throughout the country. Dalwinder Singh Dhoot Chairman of the Association said that as per the information received in our office Bapu... 

Sikh bodies representatives meet Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Representatives of various Sikh bodies today met Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal at his official residence and discuss the issue of political prisoners who have not been released despite completing their jail term. The meeting was convened to discuss and deliberate on the issue by chief minister himself as veteran Akali Surat Singh is on fast unto death from the last 31 days. The... 

SWINE FLU SCARE IN PUNJAB & HARYANA

Chandigarh: Having already taken at least 10 lives in the region and 45 positive cases the menace of swine flu, a communicable disease caused by HiNi virus has started panicking people across Punjab and Haryana. A least 10 people, 7 in Haryana and three in Punjab out of which two in Amritsar only, have fallen prey to the swine flu, as the health department authorities in both the states are ill-prepared... 

NRI jailed for 20 yrs on drug charge in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: An Indian businessman was today sentenced to 20 years in jail after a Malaysian court here found him guilty on a charge of possessing 3.2 kgs of Ketamine three years ago. High Court Judge Abdul Halim Aman ordered Kabeer Kather, 55, to serve the jail sentence from the date of his arrest on March 26, 2012. The charge under Malaysia’s Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 carries a maximum jail... 

754 NRIs on ‘wanted’ list of Punjab Police

Nikhil Bhardwaj: Jalandhar: As many as 754 NRIs are wanted by the Punjab Police, most of them from the Doaba region. Sources said 843 NRIs were declared POs (proclaimed offenders) by the state police last year. But the names of 89 were deleted for various reasons such as death and quashing of FIRs. The figure now is 754. Most of these offenders have taken shelter in Canada, the UK, the US, Germany,... 

Ex-union Minister Shashi Tharoor to be questioned in Sunanda murder case

New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team has been formed by Delhi Police to probe the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar after registering a murder case based on a medical report. “We have formed an SIT to probe the Sunanda Pushkar case,” Delhi Police Chief B S Bassi said on Wednesday. The police commissioner also did not rule out questioning Tharoor,... 

5 Beant Singh assassins among 13 convicts whose release sought by Badal

Chandigarh: Punjab Government today sought ‘premature release’ of 13 “life convicts”, five of them jailed in former Chief Minister Beant Singh assassination case and one in bomb blast in New Delhi in September 1993, in which nine persons were killed and 25 others, including M S Bitta, were injured. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal wrote separate letters to six states, Uttar Pradesh,... 

Taliban suicide bombers attack school, kill 132

Peshawar: The bloodiest terror attack in Pakistan in years, has ended in the death of at least 132 people, mostly children, on Tuesday, killed by heavily armed Taliban suicide bombers who stormed an army-run school here and took several hostages, a throwback to the 2004 Beslan school siege by Chechen rebels. The police around 7.30 pm (local time) said all attackers had been killed. A group of eight... 

Dal Khalsa approaches UN against fake killings in Punjab

Hoshiarpur: Holding the (Indian) state responsible for massive human rights violations including torture, enforced disappearances’, extrajudicial killings during the heydays of militancy in Punjab, the Dal Khalsa has approached the United Nations urging the world body to intervene for the sake of justice. Party head H S Dhami told the media that their party representatives from Europe Manmohan... 

Modi condemns Congress for Sikh pogrom

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to build on the legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for a “shresth” (great) India at a “Run for Unity” Friday, using the occasion to denounce the Congress over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Just before thousands jogged down the Rajpath up to the India Gate monument nearly two kilometres away, Modi lavished praise on Sardar Patel... 

Modi govt applies balm on Sikhs wounds: kin of 3325 victims to get Rs 5 lakh each

New Delhi: In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984. The order was passed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who took the decision after a high-level meeting where the issue of compensation to civilian victims of communal, terrorist or Naxal... 

Badal pledges to raise the issue of Chandigarh & Punjabi speaking areas

Pheruman (Amritsar): Renewing his firm pledge to get back the Punjabi speaking areas and Chandigarh, hitherto deprived of the state, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today said that Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) would vehemently raise these issues with the Government of India (GoI). Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of a function organized to pay tributes to Shaheed Darshan... 

Health dept lauds its anti-spurious sweets war

Chandigarh: Drive against adulteration of sweets has been intensified in Punjab with state government launching statewide raids on shops, godowns   suspected to be selling/storing/manufacturing such products. The Punjab government acting tough with all those selling adulterated and contaminated food items and playing havoc with the human lives has collected 17917 samples from 2011 till date and sent... 

Akali leader Gurcharan Singh Ghalib passes away

Ludhiana: Senior Akali leader and ex-MP Gurcharan Singh Ghalib passed away on Saturday morning at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. Ghalib, 82, is survived by wife, son and three daughters. Ghalib remained Congress MP from Ludhiana till 2009 but joined Shiromani Akali Dal when Manish Tewari was given ticket for Lok Sabha elections by Congress. At the time of death he was vice-president of Shiromani... 

Height of cyber crime: Possibility of ‘online murder’ by year end

LONDON: The world’s first ‘online murder’ via a hacked internet-connected device could happen by the end of this year, experts have warned.  The European Union’s law enforcement agency Europol has cautioned that governments are ill-prepared to combat the looming threat of “online murder” as cyber criminals exploit internet technology to target victims.  In an alarming... 

China man stabs 4 school children to death

Beijing: Police in China are searching for a man who stabbed four school children to death in the southern Guangxi Province. It’s the latest in a string of violent knife attacks on children in the country in recent years. The man reportedly attacked the children early on Friday as they were walking to their primary school in the town of Pingshan in Lingshan County, local authorities told the... 

Amritsar ASI murder case: Life-time jail for Rana & 4 others

Amritsar: Former Shiromani Akali Dal SAD leader Ranjit Singh Rana and his four accomplish convicted and awarded life imprisonment till death in the Amritsar ASI Ravinderpal Singh murder case. The court of Addl. District & Sessions Judge Harpreet Kaur Randhawa on Friday pronounced life imprisonment till death on the four accused. Expressing dissatisfaction over the court verdict, Robinjeet Kaur,...