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Cremation of Ashutosh’s Dead body could lead to ‘law & order problem’: Govt. tells HC

As per media reports, the Punjab government has taken a plea in the Punjab and Haryana High Court that the cremation of dead body of Ashutosh, a dera chief, could lead to law and order problem.

Ragi Balbir Singh apologises after his video with Ashutosh went viral

Ragi Balbir Singh, who has been facing wrath of Sikh sangat as his video with controversial dera chief Ashutosh went viral over internet, has apologised to the Sikh sangat. In the video posted by Daily Sikh Updates Ragi Balbir Singh is seen in the video folding his hands and admiring Ashutosh.

And the Drama goes on: High court stays cremation of Ashutosh till February 09

Punjab and Haryana High Court today installed interim stay on single judge’s bench directing cremation of dead body of controversial godman and Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) head Ashutosh.

Controversial godman Ashutosh’s cremation: Dera Noormehal fails to get immediate relief from High Court

Controversial Noormehal Dera called Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) on Friday (December 05) failed to get any relief from the Punjab and Haryana high court on its petition asking the court to put its December 1 order for sect head Ashutosh’s cremation in abeyance for one month.

Punjab Govt. exploring court order on Ashutosh’s cremation, says Sikhbir Badal

While addressing a press conference in Chandigarh Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal said that Punjab government was still exploring Punjab and Haryana High Court order directing Punjab govt. to cremate the dead body of controversial godman and head of Dera Noormehal Ashutosh.

Ahutosh Case: Action unlikely on High Court’s order commanding cremation of controversial godman

Chandigarh: It appears that any action on High court’s order commanding cremation of controversial godmand and dera Noormehal head Ashutosh (real name Mahesh Kumar Jha) is unlikely for the time being as both parties, petitioners and respondent/s, have expressed dissatisfaction over yesterday’s decision.

High Court orders cremation of controversial godman Ashutosh’s dead body

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today asked authorities to cremate dead body of Ashutosh in 15 days. Ashutosh a controversial godman and former chief of Noormehal based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan had died on January 29, 2014 however the dera management declared that Ashutosh was in Samadhi (deep meditation) and his body was kept in freezers in side the dera.

Controversial godman Ashutosh’s death: High court judgment likely today

Punjab and Haryana High Court is likely to pronounce its judgment in the controversial Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan case involving the ‘life status’ of it’s head Ashutosh on December 01. The Punjab police has beefed up security around the dera premises in Noormehal.

Drama over controversial godman’s death: How long can body be kept in freezer? HC asks

Chandigarh/ Punjab (August 26, 2014): Controversial godman and head of Divya Jyoti Jagran Sansthan or the Noormehal dera, Ashutosh died on January 28, 2014 but his sect has been keeping his body in freezer claiming that he was alive and had just taken a Samadhi (meditation mode). The issue took another turn yesterday when a judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court questioned the Punjab government on its silence over the issue.

Ashutosh’s death: High Court notice to Punjab Govt., Dera Noormehal on son’s petition

Chandigarh/ Jalandhar (April 23, 2014): Noormehal besad controversial "Divya Jyoti Jagran Sansthan (DJJS)" or the Noormehal Dera head and self-styled godman Ashutosh reportedly died on January 29, 2014. But he dera management is dramatically denying his death while admitting that he was clenically dead. Dera says that Ashutosh was in Samadhi, in a mortuary refrigerator and could revive again.

Another twist – Bihar natives claim to be ‘son’, ‘wife’ of controversial dera head Ashutosh; Want to cremate him

Jalandhar, Punjab (February 08, 2014): As per certain media reports [i]n a new twist to the controversy over the 'death' of controversial self-styled godman and Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) head Ashutosh, Bihar native Dalip Kumar Jha has claimed that he would go to any extent to bring back the body of his father and perform his last rites in the sect head's native village Lakhnaur in Bihar's Madhuwani district.

Agitated over reporting on Ashutosh’s death – Noormehal Dera (DJJS) bans entry of media inside dera premises

Jalandhar, Punjab (February 07, 2014): It is learnt that Dera Noormehal or the so-called Divya Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) has banned media inside the dera.

Police not allowed to see Ashutosh’s dead body; Nakodar DSP tells HC DJJS dera head is clinically dead

Chandigarh/ Jalandhar (February 05, 2014): As per certain media reports a DSP of Nakodar police today submitted a status report to the Punjab and Haryana High Court in response to a habeas corpus petition filed by a driver of dera Noormehal regarding Ashutosh.

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Dead body of Ashutosh put in Freezer – Dera says still in ‘Samadhi’

Jalandhar, Punjab (February 03, 2014): As per certain media reports dead body of Ashutosh, founder and sect head of Nurmahal based dera called Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS), has been moved to a freezer but the Dera representatives are still claiming that the he was still in a state of 'Samadhi'.

Ashutosh’s so-called ‘Samadhi’ – High Court want Punjab govt. to file report by Feb. 5

Chandigarh/ Punjab (February 03, 2014): The events related to secrecy over the death of controversial 'godman' Ashutosh took another turn as the Punjab and Haryana took up a petition seeking release of Mahesh Kumar Jha alias Ashutosh, chief of Noormehal Dera, allegedly from the illegal custody of four Dera followers. The high court has directed the Punjab government to file the status report by Wednesday (February 05).

Succession row delaying news of controversial Noormehal dera head Ashutosh’s death: media reports

Jalandhar/ Chandigarh (February 02, 2014): There are reports in various media sections that the management of Dera Noormehal or ‘Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (D. J. ...

Is Ashutosh Dead or in ‘Samadhi’?: No one has an answer and the suspense continues, notes YesPunjab

The dera not only admits but also claims that doctors have declared Ashutosh 'clinically dead' but even today stuck to its claim that the he was 'spiritually alive' as he was in a 'Samadhi' (deep meditation).

Controversy/ mystery begins to surround death of self-styled godman Ashutosh of Noormehal Dera

Jalandhar, (January 30, 2014): As per certain media reports the secrecy being maintained by Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS) regarding the death of Dera Noormehal head Ashutosh's death has thickened the 'mystery' around his death.

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Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) head Ashutosh died after severe pain in Chest, reports HT

Noormehal, Jalandhar (January 29, 2014): Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan head and controversial self-styled godman Ashutosh, died in the dera of the sect in Noormahal of Jalandhar district on intervening night on 28 and 19 January, 2014.

Self-styled godman Ashutosh reportedly died; Dera is yet to make statement

Jalandhar, Punjab (January 29, 2014): According to certain media reports Ashutosh, a controversial godman, the founder and head of 'Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan' (DJJS) died on January 28 at his dera in Nurmahal town 21 kms from Jalandhar.