Saturday, 29 January, 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’.

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Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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