BEANT SINGH KILLING

  • Rajoana clemency: Gurdaspur remains under curfew March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Gurdaspur will continue to remain under curfew on Friday after communal clashes that broke out in the city on Thursday over the issue of Rajoana execution that left one dead and one injured in police firing. Two groups clashed on Thursday over clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict...
  • Rajoana hanging: Punjab bandh, CM to meet Prez March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Nearly 60,000 Punjab police personnel and 15 companies of paramilitary forces have been put on alert after a Chandigarh court ordered that Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted in former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's killing, be hanged as scheduled on March 31. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 banning assembly of...
  • Hang Beant's coassassin on March 31: Court March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Chandigarh Sessions court on Tuesday ordered execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana on March 31 and also issued a showcause notice and contempt of court against Patiala Jail Superintendent for not carrying out the orders. The Court has returned Rajoana's hanging order to Patiala Jail "for compliance" in...
  • Beant killer's execution: High alert in Punjab March 27, 2012

    Chandigarh: Punjab police and paramilitary forces on Tuesday conducted a flag march in various places apprehending violence in the wake of possible execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict in the assassination of former Chief Minister Beant Singh. Security forces have been conducting repeated flag march at various places in the...