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Maninder Dabas

  • 'Godman' Rampal surrendered but his cult didn’t

    ‘He is God. He will make a return’, cried Trupti, 30, a women from Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior.  Rampal saga is much more than a fifty thousand policemen seizing an ashram for a week long just to get one man out. It’s a tale of caution that how a self-styled godman can persuade people to such levels...

    Friday, 21 November 2014 - 12:51pm
  • Haryana police rescues 15000 'godman' Rampal's supporters, arrests 450 from Satlok ashram; Rampal still in ashram campus: Police

    Haryana police has evacuated and rescued 15,000 supporters of 'godman' Baba Rampal from the Satlok ashram and arrested 425 people . According to Inspector General Anil Kumar, Rampal is still within the ashram campus and the police is in negotiation with him. Situation in and around the ashram in...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 1:55pm
  • Godman Rampal targets poor states for disciples, offers them bread and money

    The vicinity of self-styled godman Rampal’s Satlok ashram has turned into a cantonment with more than 50 thousand police personnel taking charge. The whole area has been cordoned off and media has been kept out. Despite massive violence on Tuesday, police couldn’t lay its hands on the self-styled...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 12:51pm
  • Manohar Lal Khattar to be first BJP CM of Haryana

    Low-profile organisation man, a non-Jat, elected as legislature party leader

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 6:05am
  • Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar almost certain to be Chief Minister

    The grappling for the chief minister’s post in Haryana isn’t as intense as it is in Maharashtra. however, despite some clarity on Manohar Lal Khattar’s candidature for the chief minister's post, a gamut of politicians is still optimistic for a last minute change. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:27am
  • How polarisation of non-Jat votes brought BJP to shores in Haryana

    The Bharatiya Janata Party's journey in Haryana from four seats in 2009 to 47 in the 2014 assembly elections is a tale of caution, dedication, patience and opportunity. Barely a year ago, even staunch BJP supporters or over-optimistic BJP leaders wouldn't have dared to hope for such a show. But a...

    Monday, 20 October 2014 - 2:13pm
  • 7 red hot seats in Haryana assembly elections

    Haryana and Maharashtra are scheduled to have Assembly Elections on October 15. However, the grappling over seat sharing between BJP-Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP has bestowed Maharashtra with a fair share of media attention.

    Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 9:14am
  • Delhi building collapse claims 10 lives, including five children

    Ten people including five children were killed when a three storeyed building collapsed on Saturday morning in north Delhi's Inderlok area. Two persons who were rescued from the debris are recovering in the hospital. "Ten people have died. Majority of them are children. It was an old building. Two...

    Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 7:00pm
  • Guard fires to celebrate bank manager's birthday, injures housewife

    It was his boss’ birthday and security guard Ramkaran was excited. On Monday, he raised the double barrel of his gun in the air and fired. And housewife Zarine, who was in the balcony above, became the victim. She was injured on the face, stomach and hands in the firing.  The 46-year-old was rushed...

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 6:45am
  • TV news anchor attempts suicide; alleges harassment from seniors in suicide note

    A female anchor of a Hindi television news channel attempted suicide in her office in Noida on Sunday morning. She was immediately rushed to hospital, and is now out of danger. In her suicide note, she alleged her seniors and colleagues of harassing her. 

    Monday, 23 June 2014 - 4:44pm