Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicSumedh Singh Saini

Topic: Sumedh Singh Saini

HC cites Panchatantra, stays ex-Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini arrest in all cases until Feb 2022

Friday’s order was passed on a petition Saini had filed in 2018, demanding transfer of any matter registered against him to the CBI or any other independent agency outside Punjab.

Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini released from custody after HC says arrest illegal

Saini was arrested by Punjab's Vigilance Bureau Wednesday in connection with a case registered in September 2020 for cheating, forgery, corruption and other offences.

Supreme Court grants anticipatory bail to ex-Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini in murder case

A 1982-batch IPS officer, Saini was booked in May in connection with a 29-year-old case of abduction and murder of a Sikh youth in 1991.

Sumedh Saini — KPS Gill protege & former Punjab top cop who’s being hunted by force he headed

A 1982-batch IPS officer, Saini had been on the run for 15 days in a 29-year-old case of abduction and murder of a Sikh youth during the militancy years in Punjab.

SC grants interim protection from arrest to ex-Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini in 1991 murder case

The apex court also sought response from Punjab govt on Saini's plea challenging the Punjab & Haryana High Court order refusing to grant him anticipatory bail in the case.

‘Intimidation’ or conflict? HC remark on judges’ recusal in Punjab ex-DGP case sparks debate

Former judges and advocates have objected to the reference as ‘avoidable’, saying the two judges recused from Punjab ex-DGP Sumedh Singh Saini case for personal reasons.

CBI SP, who probed kidnapping case against Punjab ex-DG, tells court can’t recall anything

Dharampal Singh was CBI officer who probed Sumedh Saini & 3 other officers for kidnapping 3 men, and filed the chargesheet. Now, at 78, he ‘doesn’t remember anything’.

On Camera

YourTurn

Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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