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Seeking prize money, witness moves court

Chandigarh: Nearly 20 years after one of the prime witnesses Balwinder Singh provided clues to the identity of Punjab’s then Chief Minister Beant Singh’s assassins, he moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court today seeking his share of prize money. Notice of motion has been issued on his plea. Currently deployed with the UT police, Balwinder Singh and painter Surinder Sharma ...

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Sikh detainee released from jail

Patiala, Punjab: The Punjab Government today released Lal Singh from the Nabha jail against his pending parole this evening. He was among the six detainees lodged in prisons for whom Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa had been on fast-unto-death since November 14 seeking their release. The time period of his parole could not be ascertained. Sources in the jail department said ...

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Sikh activists protest outside Indian Consulate in Canada

Vancouver, Canada: Sikh activists today rallied outside the Indian Consulate here to show solidarity with the fasting Sikh activist in Punjab, Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa. Khalsa, on fast to press for the release of Sikh political prisoners, was rounded up by the police evoking a sharp reaction among the local Sikh community. Under the aegis of the BC Sikh Society, eight groups, ...

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