Punjab sacrilege incidents: Navjot Sidhu attacks previous Badal government

This comes days after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh met Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi, amid efforts by the party leadership to end factionalism in its unit.

published on : 12th July 2021

Congress high command steps in to douse Punjab fire 

Infighting in Punjab’s ruling Congress party over the sacrilege case appears to have calmed on Thursday, following an intervention by the Congress high command. 

published on : 21st May 2021

Sacrilege case: Enquiry against Sidhu, pressure on others who criticised Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

The state Vigilance Bureau has launched an inquiry against close aides and wife of Sidhu over some land deals.

published on : 18th May 2021

Sacrilege case: Navjot Singh Sidhu now turns his guns on former CM Parkash Singh Badal

They should be questioned which Hindu or Muslim has objected to them.

published on : 16th May 2021

After Sidhu, now more Congressministers target Amrinder as Kotkapura firing sparks factionalism

The rebels have been vocally critical of Advocate General Atul Nanda, and have sought time to reply to show cause from the party high command.

published on : 12th May 2021

Two Congress MPs, three Punjab ministers express concern over delay in justice in 2015 sacrilege case

These Congress leaders are learnt to have sought early action against the perpetrators of the desecration of a religious text and the police firing in 2015, sources said.

published on : 11th May 2021

Sacrilege case: Former Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu demands new SIT probe

The sacrilege cases refer to the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib by miscreants and the subsequent police shooting on those protesting the desecration.

published on : 26th April 2021

Sacrilege case probe: Sidhu accuses Amarinder of evading responsibility

Sidhu’s comments have come in the wake of the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashing a probe report into police firing at people protesting against the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in 2015.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Sacrilege cases: HC snub to Punjab government triggers war of words

The case goes back to October 14, 2015, when the police opened fire on a crowd in Bargiri village protesting ‘sacrilege’, killing two persons. 

published on : 14th April 2021

Punjab withdraws notification for CBI probe into sacrilege cases

It was observed by the House that, even after a lapse of three years from such entrustment of investigation, no report has been filed by the CBI.

published on : 6th September 2018

Sacrilege report: AAP MLA H S Phoolka threatens to quit if no case filed against Parkash Singh Badal

Meanwhile the Shiromani Akali Dal today organized a state-wide protest in all the 117 Constituencies by burning the effigies against the ruling Congress party

published on : 1st September 2018

Congress to get Justice Ranjit Singh commission's sacrilege report translated in Punjabi

Congress leaders said a translated version of the report would help "people of the state know who were involved in sacrilege and police firing incidents.

published on : 30th August 2018

Parkash Singh Badal indicted for police action against anti-sacrilege protesters

The Justice (Retd) Ranjit Singh Commission was formed by chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh when Congress came to power last year to probe the sacrilege incidents and subsequent events.

published on : 27th August 2018

Shiromani Akali Dal MLAs dump sacrilege commission's report outside Punjab Vidhan Sabha

The Justice Ranjit Singh Commission was set up by the Congress government in April 2017 to investigate the various incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and other religious texts.

published on : 27th August 2018

Amarinder Cabinet clears decks for life imprisonment in sacrilege acts

The Cabinet also approved a series of other Bills to be tabled before the Assembly in the forthcoming session.

published on : 22nd August 2018