Dera chief convicted for scribe’s murder Jan 12, 2019 0 187 12345 IANSChandigarhHolding him guilty of conspiracy to murder, a special CBI court in Haryana’s Panchkula town on Friday convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.Three others, who were close aides of the sect chief, were also convicted by the court. Krishan Lal, a former manager of the sect, Kuldeep and Nirmal, who were both carpenters and followers of the sect, all of who were present in the court, were immediately taken into custody by the police and shifted to the Ambala jail. Chhatrapati, who edited a newspaper in Sirsa, was shot at five times on October 24, 2002 in Sirsa town in Haryana. He died on November 21 in a hospital in New Delhi after battling for life. RELATED ARTICLES Alok Verma quits govt service, says justice scuttled in his case Jan 12, 2019 0 277 SP-BSP alliance will humble BJP in LS polls: Akhilesh Jan 12, 2019 0 210 India being divided under Modi, help unite nation: Rahul to expats Jan 12, 2019 0 185 PM Modi to open Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Jan 18 Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit themed, ‘Shaping a New India’, on January 18 as the state gears up for its flagship biennial summit, which .. SC seeks action over illegal mining in Meghalaya New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked what action has been taken against the owner of the illegal coal mine located in East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya in which 15 miners are trapped since December 13. “What .. India slams Pakistan PM’s charge of rejecting peace overtures IANS New Delhi India on Friday slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s charge that New Delhi has rejected his peace overtures, saying Pakistani ministers continue to share public platforms with internationally .. Protests against citizenship bill intensify in Meghalaya IANS Shillong Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill got louder in Meghalaya on Friday with three pressure groups burning the effigies of the NDA government and the legislation. In Shillong, activists of the .. Three Maoists arrested in Ranchi Ranchi: Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested with weapons here on Friday, police said. The Maoists, belonging to the outlawed People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), were arrested on the border of Ranchi and Khuti .. India’s 2nd moon mission in mid-April IANS Bengaluru India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and rover will be attempted in mid-April, a top space official said on Friday. “We are targeting mid-April to launch Chandrayaan-2 as there were .. 12 boys paraded semi-nude in premises of govt company IANS Bhandara (Maharashtra) In a barbaric form of punishment, at least a dozen young boys were caught and allegedly paraded semi-nude inside the premises of a prestigious central government company on January 3, a top .. New drive launched to improve air quality AFP New Delhi India has launched a new campaign to improve air quality in more than 100 of its pollution-stricken cities, although an environment group said it lacked detail and the legal backing to ensure it is enforced. .. Soldier, officer killed in explosion near LoC in J&K Jammu: Two Army soldiers were killed on Friday in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district. Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said: “Today one officer and another ..