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Nothing wrong in seeking votes from sects: Amarinder


May 14th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), May 14 (IANS) Amrinder Singh, Congress state unit chief and former Punjab chief minister, Saturday said there was nothing wrong in meeting leaders and heads of various 'deras' ... Read more...

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Punjab town tense after Sikh group-Dera followers clash


March 8th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), March 8 (IANS) There was heavy police presence in this Punjab town and the nearby Dhauleke village Tuesday, a day after clashes between followers of the Dera Sacha ... Read more...

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Five women killed in Dera Sacha Sauda gathering


April 30th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sirsa (Haryana), Apr 30 (ANI): Five women were reportedly killed on Friday in Haryana's Sirsa District during a Dera Sacha Sauda gathering.Several others were injured in the incident that took place as ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Punjab following Dera Sacha Sauda protest


March 1st, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (ANI): Security has been tightened across Punjab following protests by Dera Sacha Sauda supporters over the filing of a fresh murder case against their chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.Dera ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda members to marry sex workers


January 24th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana) Jan 24 (IANS) Six members of Dera Sacha Sauda, a religious sect, will marry sex workers here Monday in keeping with their word on fighting for the rights of women ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda members rally on, offer to marry sex workers


December 20th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Followers of religious sect Dera Sacha Sauda have come forward to marry sex workers in an effort to fight for the rights of women who have been ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda not allowed to hold congregation


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 3 (IANS) A possible confrontation between Sikh leaders and followers of Dera Sacha Sauda sect was defused after authorities in this Utar Pradesh district withdrew permission to the sect to ... Read more...

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Former student leader arrested for conspiring to kill Sukhbir Badal


August 29th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) The Punjab Police have arrested former All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) chief Daljit Bittu for allegedly conspiring to kill Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, an official ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda plants 68 lakh trees on I-Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect Saturday marked the Independence Day by planting a staggering 68 lakh trees in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and the ... Read more...

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One killed in police firing as sect followers resort to violence


July 29th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) One person was killed in police firing when followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda Wednesday went on a rampage in Mansa district of Punjab, damaging vehicles and government ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda asks followers to heed ‘conscience’ for voting


May 5th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), May 4 (IANS) After days of dilly-dallying, the controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect Monday asked its millions of followers to use their "conscience" while voting in the parliamentary elections. The ... Read more...

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Sikhs-sponsored shutdown disrupts rail, road traffic in Punjab


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 23 (ANI): Normal life was hit across Punjab on Wednesday, as activists of several Sikh organizations stopped trains and buses in response to a shutdown call given by Harnam ... Read more...

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Two Dera Sacha Sauda followers arrested in Haryana


July 19th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dabwali (Haryana), July 19 (IANS) Two followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect were arrested Saturday in this Haryana town for their involvement in the killing of a Sikh man in a ... Read more...

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Tension prevails in Dabwali (Update)


July 18th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sirsa, July 18 (ANI): Situation remained tense and a curfew was imposed in Dabwali town of Sirsa District, as the Sikh community continued its protest over the death of a member ... Read more...

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Mumbai Sikhs end daylong violence after government orders probe (Fourth Lead)


June 21st, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will conduct an inquiry into the activities of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Mumbai, deputy chief minister R.R. Patil said here Saturday after daylong violence ... Read more...

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Khalistan forces trying to stir sectarian violence


March 21st, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Three prominent sect leaders in Punjab - Ashutosh Maharaj, Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh and Baba Piara Bhaniarewala - are on the hit list of Khalistan ... Read more...

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Hearing on framing of charges against Dera chief today


December 3rd, 2007 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Ambala, Dec 3 (ANI): A special court here today will hear arguments on the framing of murder and sexual harassment charges against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The three ... Read more...

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Hearing on framing of charges against Dera chief deferred


November 17th, 2007 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
Ambala, Nov 17 (ANI): A special court here today deferred the hearing of arguments on the framing of murder and sexual harassment charges against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ... Read more...

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Dera Chief appears before CBI court to sign surety papers(Lead: Dera Chief)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
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Dera Sacha Sauda chief granted regular bail (Lead- Dera Bail)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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Dera Sacha Sauda chief granted regular bail (Lead: Dera)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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