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Moga Orbit Case Acquitted due to “Lack of Evidence” by Trial Court

A trail court in Moga yesterday (on July 17) acquitted acquitted all the four suspects in the Orbit bus case of Moga citing “lack of evidence.”

Handicapped person allegedly thrown out of Badals’ Orbit Bus

Ropar: A handicapped person has alleged that he was thrown out of an Orbit company bus near Rangilpur village on Ropar-Chandigarh highway. Talwinder Singh, who is ...

Orbit Moga Case: Key witness, victim’s mother, turns hostile

A key witness and mother of the 13-year-old girl who was allegedly molested and thrown out of a moving Orbit bus in April last year turned hostile today. She refused to identify the accused during the court hearing on Tuesday (Feb. 9).

Moga Orbit Case witnesses turn Hostile: Comments by Jaspal Singh Sidhu [Video]

This short clip is taken from Weekly News Analysis Show (EPISODE 01, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015). Senior Journalist S. Jaspal Singh Sidhu comments a news related to Orbit Moga Case witnesses turning hostile.

HC Notice to Sukhbir Badal, Orbit and Punjab Govt. on Conflict of Interest in Buses

The Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday issued a notice of motion to Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, the state government and Orbit Aviation Private Limited on an application moved by Advocate R S Bains and H C Arora alleging a conflict of interest of the Badal family with the public sector transport.

Sukhbir Badal has shares in Orbit, High Court told

A month after a 13-year-old girl died after her alleged molesters threw her off the bus owned by Orbit Aviation, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was today told that there were 67 private operators or “contract carriage permit holders”.

Faridkot police let transporters’ goons torture students in lock-up, alleges Bains brothers

MLAs Simarjit Bains and Balwinder Bains have alleged that the Faridkot police let the goons sent by a Badal Dal transporter to torture students in lock-up on May 6. The students, who are in police custody, were booked on charges of attempt to murder after they clashed with private bus operators on May 6.

High Court directs Badal govt. to submit “action taken report” on Moga Orbit Bus molestation case

A Punjab and Haryana High Court bench comprising Justices Hemant Gupta and Lisa Gill today issued notices to the Punjab government and the Orbit Aviation in Moga Orbit Bus molestation case. The court also directed the state government to submit a report on the action taken against the bus staff.

High Court notice to Punjab Govt., Orbit Aviation in Moga molestation case; HC seeks details of all Govt. & private buses

A bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court today held hearing of suo-moto notice of Moga Orbit bus molestation case. The case was listed before the high court few days back but the bench hearing the matter had rescued itself from the case.

‘Sukhbir himself needs political orientation course: Dal Khalsa

In the wake of the Moga incident that has shaken every conscious Punjabi, Dal Khalsa today asserted that Badals have let down the people of Punjab and now it's turn of people at large to teach them a lesson.

Now High Court bench judges withdraw from hearing Moga Orbit Bus Molestation case

After the cause of Moga Orbit Bus molestation case came up for hearing before a division bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the judges comprising the bench picked the escape route and withdrew them selves from this case.

P&H High Court takes suo-moto notice of Moga Orbit Bus molestation case

Punjab and Haryana High Court in Chandigarh has reportedly taken suo motu cognisance of of Moga Orbit bus molestation case in which a teenaged girl died after being allegedly thrown off a bus along with her mother.

Dismiss Punjab Government due to breakdown of Constitutional machinery, Aam Aadmi Party to President of India

Senior Lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Harvinder Singh Phoola has started an online petition at Change.Org, which urges President of India to dismiss the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)- Bhartiya Janta Party coalition government in wake of alleged breakdown of Constitutional machinery in the state.

Rising graph of crime against women: Strong leadership with iron hand could rein in hooliganism

Strongly condemning the harassment of 15 year old girl and beating up of his father Gurmeet Singh, who challenged the eve-teaser for their indecent act against his daughter, the Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) said the lawlessness in general and disrespect to women in general was badly tarnishing the image of Punjab.

Dal Khalsa points to India’s silence over Punjab Nirbhaya; shares grief with aggrieved family

Dal Khalsa team led by its spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh along with SYP head Paramjit Singh today visited the aggrieved family at Moga, who lost its daughter in the hands of criminals who killed her after failing to rob her dignity and modesty. The members expressed their sorrow and grief to the family over the loss of their innocent daughter Arshdeep Kaur on April 29th.

Surjit Rakhra defends Badals in Orbit bus case, Says Moga incident was God’s will and an accident

Punjab’s education minister Surjit Singh Rakhra today came to the defence of Badal family saying that there was no molestation incident behind death of a 13-year-old passenger of Orbit Bus. He said that it was an accident.

Now Badal’s Orbit buses get Police escort guard; Other incidents related to Orbit buses begin to emerge in media

After recent Moga incident in which a teenaged girl was molested and allegedly pushed out of a bus belonging to Orbit Aviation company, there are reports that police escort has been provided to buses owned by the Badal family including Dabwali transport.

Did Badal Visit The Bus Firm to Collect Profits? [by Brinda Karat]

The girl died. She must have fallen very hard when her tormentors threw her off the bus. She was only 13 years old, a student of Class 9. The men, employees of the transport company encouraged reportedly by a group of young male passengers, made sexist remarks, repeatedly harassing her sexually. She resisted, fought them back. No one came to help her, except her mother. She too was sexually harassed. She pleaded with the driver to let them off the bus but he paid no heed. The daughter was violently pushed off a speeding bus and then they pushed off the mother.