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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Akali Dal


In his native village, ex-Punjab minister Sekhwan inducted into AAP by Kejriwal

August 26, 2021 10:35 pm

A Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member, Seva Singh Sekhwan had left the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in 2018 and had later joined Shiromani Akali Dal (United) formed by Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa.

Vikramjeet Middukhera: The man who led SOI to victory at Panjab University

August 08, 2021 6:00 am

Vicky initiated his career in student politics while he was pursuing graduation at DAV College, Sector 10.

Raja Warring slams Manpreet Badal for 'grant of money' to Akali Dal member

July 13, 2021 10:41 pm

Warring's latest accusations — which has once again put the spotlight firmly on the infighting within the Punjab Congress as the state heads to 2022 Assembly polls — came on July 12, after Manpreet Badal handed over a cheque of Rs 15 lakh for 'development works' to one Charanjeet Singh Lohara, who is a youth Akali Dal worker.

April 19,1980, Forty Years Ago: Indo-US Talks Fail

April 19, 2021 1:15 am

The US Assistant Secretary of State Designate James Malone told the Indian team that the US will not be able to continue the fuel supply relationship but insisted that even after India was denied its due under the bilateral treaty.

Supreme Court order on farm laws resounding defeat of Centre: Akali Dal

January 13, 2021 12:11 am

The Core Committee decided that the SAD will continue to support and participate in any peaceful and democratic line of protest which the farmers’ organisations decide to pursue to get the Acts revoked.

Ashu's statement on agriculture laws exposes Amarinder's lies: AAP

January 06, 2021 12:30 am

Ashu had stated at a press conference Monday that the Amarinder government had allowed farmers from other states to sell produce in Punjab.

Akali Dal's stand not in interest of farmers: Fadnavis

September 23, 2020 10:52 am

On the issue of farmers' protests against the three agriculture-related Bills, Devendra Fadnavis, who was addressing mediapersons in Nagpur, said, "The opposition to legislations is not by farmers but by those with vested interests (dukandari chalavnaryancha virodh).

We kept raising issue, PM tweet not enough: Badals; SAD to decide on alliance

September 19, 2020 7:37 am

Speaking to The Indian Express over the phone from Delhi, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the MP from Bathinda, said, "I am grateful he (the PM) has done that (given the assurance). I would have been even more grateful if he had said this a month-and-a-half ago when I was saying farmers wanted an assurance."

Explained: Why three farm bills have pushed the Akali Dal to quit Modi cabinet

September 27, 2020 12:25 pm

Peasantry forms the backbone of the Akali Dal vote-bank in Punjab. Earlier this week, Sukhbir Badal summed it up when he said, "Every Akali is a farmer, and every farmer is an Akali."

17 months after murder of younger son, SAD sarpanch's elder son shot dead in Samrala

August 12, 2020 12:42 pm

Khanna SSP Harpreet Singh said a murder case was registered against 11 persons on the basis of names given by the family and a probe had begun.


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

April 21, 2014 4:40 pm

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.