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Sacrilege anger still haunts Akalis, Congress talks of a ‘clean sweep’ in Punjab

Trying to catch up, the Akalis have already started their campaign. Party president Sukhbir Badal has covered 60 of the 117 Assembly segments and is addressing two ‘worker milni (worker meetings)’ every day.

Brahmpura is party president: Rebel Akali leaders launch SAD (Taksali)

Brahmpura was appointed first president of the party that has been formed with an aim to ‘revieve’ Shiromani Akali Dal originally founded in 1920. His name was proposed by Sewa Singh Sekhwan.


November 6, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Delhi Akali Violence

The police fired 29 rounds at four diffplaces and lobbed 339 teargas shells to quell the mob violence in which six buses were burnt.

Akali Dal accuses Punjab CM Amarinder Singh of colluding with radicals

"Amarinder Singh is bent upon bringing back dark days of terrorism... he is colluding with radicals to vitiate the peaceful environment of the state," SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal told reporters.

Punjab: 3 cops among 4 injured as Congress, SAD workers clash ahead of zila parishad polls

Clashes broke out after Congress workers started sloganeering against Akali Dal for their alleged involvement in sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, to which Akali workers responded with slogans against Congress for 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Sukhbir Singh Badal addresses workers in Jakhar’s village, dares him to face Akalis

Sukhbir alleged that Rahul Gandhi-led Congress wanted to snatch control of SGPC, Shri Harmandar Sahib, Akal Takht and other sacred shrines and dilute traditions as enshrined in the Guru Granth Sahib


Sidhu acquitted in culpable homicide case: Politically, ex-cricketer gets a shot in the arm

With the case now over, said party insiders, Sidhu, who led the demand within the Congress for punitive action against the Akalis for their alleged misdeeds during their 10 years in government, is likely to become more vociferous.

SAD’s political conference: From Maghi Mela, Sukhbir vows to bounce back in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Attacks Congress government, says farm loan waiver a farce.

Akal Takht says no political rallies at Jor Mela, Congress and SAD agree

Jakhar claimed the decision was in line with various path-breaking initiatives taken by Amarinder during his earlier tenure as CM. Meanwhile, AAP had already announced it would not organise any rally on the occasion

Punjab civic polls: Allegations of political vendetta reach High Court, Akali Dal question PIL

During the resumed hearing, SAD counsel Harpreet Singh Brar questioned the intentions behind the PIL filed by a lawyer last week and termed it as a “political interest litigation”.

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1984 riots: Akali Dal protests over Amarinder Singh’s remark on Tytler

Akali Dal on Monday (April 21) staged a protest outside Congress headquarters in New Delhi against its Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Amarinder Singh's alleged remarks on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.