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Badal, Makkar stripped off Panthic titles

Amritsar: The Sarbat Khalsa – a congregation of several hardliner Sikh organisations, passed a resolution stripping Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of the “Panth Rattan — Fakhr-e-qaum” title bestowed on him in 2011 and nullified the “Shiromani Sewak” title given to SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar. Both Badal and Makkar are being painted as ‘villains’ of the Sikh community by the hardliner... 

Panj Payare summon Jathedars at Akal Takht over Sacha Sauda issue

AMRITSAR: In an unprecedented incident in modern-day Sikh religious history, the Panj Payaras (five beloved ones) have summoned the Jathedars of the five Takhts at the Akal Takht on October 23 for submitting clarification on the Gurmata of pardoning Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and later revoking the same. Panj Payaras including Satnam Singh, Mangal Singh, Tarlok Singh, Satnam Singh and... 

Capt blames Badal for eroding the Akal Takht authority

Chandigarh: While the Congress has chosen to avoid commenting on the Akal Takht pardon to Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, party’s deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday expressed grave concern over the “unease and unrest” among a section of the Sikh community and open defiance of a recent Akal Takht ‘hukumnama’ (edict). “With due deference and reverence... 

Sant Samaj seeks Akal Takht Jathedar’s removal

Ludhiana: Keeping going becomes nearly impossible for the Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh as he loses the confidence of his ‘trusted outfit’ Sant Samaj. Riding the bandwagon Sant Samaj too sought Jathedar’s removal for pardoning controversial dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim. The Sant Samaj, which used to support every decision on religious issues by Jathedars of Takhts and... 

Court cases hanging around his neck Dera Sacha chief announces support to BJP

Chandigarh: Facing plethora of criminal cases including latest one of forcing around 400 men to undergo castration, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim made another frantic move to buy ruling party’s support by announcing Dera support to the BJP during the February 7 Delhi state assembly poll. The announcement came at a crucial time when BJP is facing stiff challenge from Arvind Kejriwal led... 

Film MSG’s premier postponed, alert in Pb, Hry

CHANDIGARH: Police and security agencies in Punjab and Haryana were put on alert Friday after protests against Dera Sacha Sauda sect leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s debut movie “MSG – The Messenger of God”. The movie’s high profile premiere, scheduled to be held in Gurgaon Friday, was postponed till Sunday even as the sect authorities claimed they had received the formal letter... 

Dera Sacha Sauda chief spares himself, but imposes castration on 400 devotees

Chandigarh: The controversial Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh does not practice what he preaches. Gurmeet Ram Rahim is married and has got three children. However, he reportedly renounced his family in 1990 to enter spiritual life. Despite claiming to be the spiritual person he himself did not underwent castration. His close associates are also not reportedly castrated. But, the Dera... 

CBI fresh FIR against Dera Sacha Sauda chief tomorrow

New Delhi: CBI is likely to register a case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda on Monday in connection with the alleged forced castration of his followers inside his Dera. CBI sources said the FIR was to be registered yesterday, but could not be done because of some technical issues and is likely to be registered tomorrow. They said the agency move is the result of a Punjab...