Punjab

Meeting in secret: The outcast wives of India-Abandoned by their NRI husbands

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Their husbands come from all over the world, but mainly countries with a large South Asian diaspora, like the UK, the US and Canada.27 February 2017.Many of the women at the gathering had been abused and abandoned.At a secret location in Chandigarh, a special meeting is taking place.Women from all over Punjab have travelled to the capital to seek help from Amanjot Kaur Ramoowalia - the head of a charity for women abandoned by their foreign-national husbands.

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Undertrials accused of sacrilege in Punjab being targeted, Christian women killed

Gautam Dheer Chandigarh, Sep 13, 2016,
In less than two months, two women accused of desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib have been mercilessly killed.Following incidents of desecration of holy books in Punjab, undertrials accused of sacrilege are now being targeted and killed. In less than two months, two women accused of desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib have been mercilessly killed. A 55 year old Christian woman, allegedly accused of desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, was hacked to death by some unidentified persons outside her house in Veroke village on Sunday night.Senior superintendent of police, Amritsar, rural Harkamal Preet Singh Khakh informed on Monday that Balwinder Kaur was severely beaten by some unidentified persons with sharp edged weapons and died due to excessive bleeding

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