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SGPC deposits Rs 10-cr fee in Operation Bluestar lawsuit

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC has deposited a court fee of Rs 10 crore in the 28-year-old legal battle seeking Rs 1,000 crore in compensation from the Union Government for the damages caused to the Golden Temple during the 1984 Operation Bluestar. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said they had deposited the fee in the Delhi High Court, which admitted their ...

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SC to hear petition seeking stay on Bhullar’s execution

 New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to consider a PIL filed by Navneet Kaur, wife of death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, pleading for a stay on his execution, pending the disposal of petitions seeking a review of the April 12, 2013, Supreme Court judgement refusing to show him mercy. Appearing before a three-Judge Bench comprising Chief Justice ...

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Badals meet Prez, seek mercy for Bhullar

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today filed a review mercy petition with President Pranab Mukherjee seeking clemency for 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar and cautioned that hanging of the death row convict could disturb peace and harmony in the state. The 17-page mercy petition filed by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal ...

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Sikhs to take Bhullar mercy petion to Prez

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: A Sikh march began on Thursday from Gurdwara Jyoti Swarup here to Delhi to put the second mercy petion of 1993 bomb blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar before the President on Friday. President Pranab Mukherjee already has turned down the petition once, going with the Supreme Court order of death sentence to Bhullar. Before the march, ...

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Sikhs to approach human rights bodies over Bhullar

Amritsar, Punjab: The foreign-based Sikh organizations have decided to approach international human rights organizations to mount pressure on Indian government for commuting the death sentence of Devinderpal Singh Bhullar into life imprisonment. Washington-based Sikh leader and Khalistan ideologue Ganga Singh Dhillon told TOI on Monday that a delegation of Sikh leaders would call upon US Senators and members of Congress to ...

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