Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicGodman gurmeet ram rahim singh insan

Topic: godman gurmeet ram rahim singh insan

Parole to Gurmeet Ram Rahim smacks of political depravity. Courts must undo this wrong

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Punjab Police now names Gurmeet Ram Rahim as accused in Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is currently lodged in a Haryana jail serving sentence in two rape cases and one murder case.

Laws repealed, but rape victims continue to face humiliating questions

Experts say defence lawyers always find ways to skirt around cross-examination regulations.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh seeks leniency, but gets 20 years in jail

The godman pleaded for mercy with folded hands before the court prior to being sentenced. After being sentenced to jail he complained of uneasiness.

‘My father fought for truth; I couldn’t let his sacrifice go waste’

Slain Sirsa journalist’s son exudes confidence that justice will be done in his father’s murder case

Talk Point: What are the lessons from the violence after Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s conviction

An expert panel also offers tips on how such instances of violence can be prevented in the future.

‘I will purify you’: What the two rape victims testified against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

The ordeal that the two rape victims had gone through at Ram Rahim’s dera as evidenced by court records

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.