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Kathua trial info ‘leaked’, counsel sorry

Punjabi Politics
Ravi Dhaliwal Tribune News Service Pathankot, July 10 Defence counsel in the Kathua rape and murder case on Tuesday had to tender an apology to District and Sessions Judge Dr Tejwinder Singh following allegations that the trial proceedings were being leaked despite the Supreme Court orders that these be held in-camera. Prosecution witness Rajnish Khajuria, who owns a chemist shop in Rasana village, the native place of the eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered, unexpectedly turned hostile while being examined by Special Public Prosecutors Santokh Singh Basra and JK Chopra. He denied he had sold sedatives to one of the accused, Deepak Khajuria, as claimed in the chargesheet. As this made big news on the social media, Basra and Chopra blamed defence counsel Anil Kumar Sawhney for &ld...
Sorry fans, Prabhas – Anushka Shetty are not a couple…

Sorry fans, Prabhas – Anushka Shetty are not a couple…

Entertainment
Sorry fans, Prabhas - Anushka Shetty are not a couple... At least in the sense that the fans want them to be. The problem is not their compatibility but with Prabhas’s family. Says a well-informed source, “Prabhas’ parents and relatives would never accept Anushka Shetty or any girl whom he brings home as his chosen partner. Prabhas comes from an extremely conservative family. They won’t hear of a romantic relationship i

Govt sorry, says rectifying errors

Punjab
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 3 Admitting to mistakes in the new text book of history for Class XII, Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said: “We are sorry for something that was a grave mistake. Corrections are being made.” Randhawa accompanied by Education Minister Om Parkash Soni and Finance Minister Manpreet Badal on Thursday held at a press conference to clear the air over controversy surrounding Sikh history chapters in the books of Classes XI and XII. Agreeing with Randhawa, Soni said: “The mistakes are accepted. Necessary corrections will be made immediately after a review.” According to official data, as many as 45,700 copies of the book have already been printed in Hindi, Punjabi and English mediums. Claiming its printing of textbooks a success, the Punjab School

Rakhi is sorry for Valmiki remark

Punjab
Our Legal Correspondent Ludhiana, April 27 Controversial Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant has patched up the matter by feeling sorry in writing in a case of allegedly hurting religious feelings by using derogatory words against Bhagwan Valmiki. She came to the city on Friday and effected a written compromise with the complainant, who then assured to withdraw the case pending for May 17, before the court of Judicial Magistrate Vishav Gupta. In July 2017, a local court had summoned Sawant in the criminal complaint to face trial. The orders came on a complaint moved by a local lawyer, Narinder Aadia. He had alleged that on September 9, 2016, he was watching television with his family members and was astonished to see derogatory remarks used by Sawant against Bhagwan Valmiki. It was also claim...

UK envoy sorry for calling Golden Temple a mosque

Punjabi Politics
London, April 24  A top UK diplomat has called the Golden Temple a mosque following which he apologised for the gaffe amid protests by Sikhs. Simon McDonald, Permanent Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, referred to the Golden Temple in Amritsar as the “Golden Mosque” in a tweet on Monday. “At the Queen’s birthday party, presented with picture of The Queen at Golden Mosque in Amritsar in 1997, a permanent memento for Deputy High Commission’s wall,” he tweeted. On realising his mistake, he apologised for the gaffe. The Foreign Office top diplomat said this morning: “I was wrong: I am sorry. I should, of course, have said the Golden Temple or, better, Sri Harmandir Sahib.” However, Bhai Amrik Singh, the chairman of the Sikh...

SGPC chief secy sorry for nod to film

Punjabi Politics
GS Paul Tribune News Service Amritsar, April 12 In the wake of anger against the SGPC and Akal Takht for previously endorsing the film, ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’, SGPC chief secretary Roop Singh on Thursday apologised to the Sikh community for being party to the controversy. Roop Singh posted this confession on a social networking site in the morning, prior to the clergy meeting and Akal Takht’s decision to excommunicate film producer Harinder Singh Sikka. Roop Singh referred to the letter issued under his signature on March 19, directing gurdwaras to prominently display posters of the film and so that the devotees should be made aware of the film based on Guru Nanak. He submitted that the letter was withdrawn on March 29. “It was a blunder on my part to issue such a lette...

Say sorry for ‘mocking’ Dalits: SAD to Cong

Punjab
Tribune Reporters Chandigarh/Bathinda, Apr 11 The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday asked Finance Minister Manpreet Badal and his brother-in-law Jaijeet ‘Jojo’ Johal to apologise for “degrading” the Dalit community, failing which community members would gherao them. In a statement here, Dalit leaders Gulzar Singh Ranike and Pawan Kumar Tinu said Johal had made casteist remarks on camera during a dharna organised in Bathinda on Manpreet’s directions. “A case under the SC & ST Prevention of Atrocities Act should be registered against Johal and other Congress leaders who disparaged the Dalits,” they added. Meanwhile, Darshan Singh Kotfatta, former MLA and chief of the SC wing of the district Akali Dal, on Wednesday condemned Bathinda Congress leaders for mocking the SC community during