Ranjit Singh

  • Moin Qureshi hawala probe: CBDT refuses to share details with the CBI June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is at loggerheads with the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) over the probe into the Moin Qureshi Hawala case. The CBDT has refused to share details regarding the probe with the CBI. The CBI had sought details after reports emerged that CBDT...
  • Gujarat trader's abduction: Probe into JDU leader's alleged role December 20, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Police's Criminal Investigation Department on Friday began a probe into the alleged role of a ruling Janata Dal United leader in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman, released after paying Rs 9 crore in ransom. Police have already arrested Ranjit Singh, another accused in the case. "A CID team visited...
  • Swaran Singh wins gold at Asian Rowing Championship September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympian Swaran Singh Virk led the Indian rowers' impressive showing by clinching a gold medal at the 15th Asian Senior Rowing Championship at Luan, China on Sunday. Besides Virk's gold, India won two silver and as many bronze medals in the championship. In the finals that concluded this morning,...
  • Punjab: Fake visa racket busted, two arrested June 26, 2013

    Amritsar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a fake visa racket following the arrest of two youths allegedly involved in duping several people with fake visas and passports to Singapore. Balbir Singh and Ranjit Singh used to charge Rs 30,000 and above for Singapore visa with work permit and...
  • HC orders CRPF security for Tarn Taran assault victim March 20, 2013

    Chandigarh: A day after eight policemen were transferred in connection with the assault of a woman in Tarn Taran, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to provide CRPF security to the victim. A single-judge bench of Justice Ranjit Singh passed the order on a petition...
  • Keep away from assault victim, court tells Punjab police March 19, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major embarrassment for Punjab Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday directed it to keep away from a young woman, recently assaulted in full public view by policemen in Tarn Taran district after she complained of being sexually assaulted by taxi drivers. Coming down heavily on...
  • Will facilitate visits by Sikhs, promises Pak PM April 17, 2012

    Lahore: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday said the Pakistan government will facilitate visits by Indian Sikh pilgrims four times a year so that they can participate in different religious functions. The premier made the remarks at a luncheon hosted for visiting Indian Sikhs at the Governor's House in Lahore. "Sikh...
  • Babbar's Rs 125 cr film on Ranjit Singh April 12, 2010

    After making a television serial on Maharaja Ranjit Singh, actor-politician Raj Babbar is determined to fulfill his dream of making films on eminent Sikh rulers although the budget of one movie has touched a whopping Rs.125 crore. "I will certainly make films on legendary Sikh rulers like Maharaja Ranjit Singh and...
  • Sikh man charged with killing father in Canada March 7, 2010

    Vancouver: A Sikh man who beat his father to death last December in the family home in Calgary city was charged with homicide. Police said Ranjit Rana Singh, 30, faces second-degree murder charges in the death of his father Harinder Singh. The 60-year-old Singh had suffered critical injuries after an assault...
  • Three wins for Chautala family in election fray October 22, 2009

    Chandigarh: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) president and former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala on Thursday won both assembly seats he contested from -- Uchana Kalan, where he narrowly defeated Haryana's Finance Minister Birender Singh, and Ellenabad. Chautala pulled off a tough win on Thursday when he defeated Birender Singh...
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh's marble bust on auction October 5, 2008

    London: A year after a marble bust of Maharaja Duleep Singh was auctioned in London for £17 lakh (Rs 14 crore) , his father Maharaja Ranjit Singh's marble bust will now go under the hammer. The marble bust of Maharaja Ranjit Singh will go under the hammer next week at...