Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: sacrilege

‘Sacrilege attempt’ at Kali temple in Punjab’s Patiala, accused arrested

CM Charanjit Channi said some 'vested interests' are trying to destabilise Punjab's harmony ahead of the assembly polls but he would not let them succeed in their 'malicious' motives.

Kapurthala gurdwara in-charge booked for murder, lynched man ‘made no attempt at sacrilege’

Punjab CM Channi announced FIR would be amended to murder, police say unidentified man was probably looking for food. Man lynched in Amritsar for 'sacrilege' also unidentified.

UK MP condemns Punjab ‘sacrilege’ & lynchings, after blaming ‘Hindu terrorist’ in ‘deleted tweet’

First female Sikh MP in UK, Preet Kaur Gill, put out fresh tweet Monday after being called out Saturday for tweeting and deleting about 'Hindu terrorist'.

Punjab CM visits Golden Temple after ‘sacrilege’ attempt, says will expose ‘real conspirators’

CM Charanjit Singh Channi urges people to maintain calm, says some 'inimical' forces or agencies may be involved in the incident.

Another man killed in Punjab for ‘sacrilege bid’, hours after Golden Temple lynching

The killing took place at Gurdwara Nijampur Mod on Kapurthala-Subhanpur road amid an altercation between police and a crowd that refused to hand over the culprit, police said.

RSS condemns Golden Temple sacrilege bid, says it’s ‘conspiracy to make society fight’

RSS general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale says 'conspirators' behind Golden Temple incident should be 'exposed and punished severely'.

Man lynched after ‘attempt to desecrate Guru Granth Sahib’ at Golden Temple

This is the second attempt of desecration to have taken place in the Golden Temple within days. The culprit in the earlier incident was handed over to police.

Centre overruling Mizoram CM on chief secretary appointment damages cooperative federalism

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Amarinder to launch party & ally ‘with BJP, others’, says no sacrilege by Singhu lynching victim

In a conversation with ThePrint, to be telecast on 20 October, Captain Amarinder Singh hinted at resolution to farmers’ stir and talked about Punjab’s worsening security situation.

Sarabjit Singh, arrested in Singhu border lynching, sent to police remand for a week

The body of a Dalit Sikh identified as Lakhbir Singh was found Friday, with a hand chopped off and multiple wounds, a gruesome incident that was blamed on a group of Nihangs.

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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.