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Akali Dal


SAD protests against high power tariff outside House

February 21, 2020 5:00 am

The Akalis also accused the Congress of striking “underhand deals” with the management of private thermal plants, resuling in a loss or Rs 4,100 crore to the state exchequer.

Dhindsa, his son being used as ‘pawns’ by Congress: Akali Dal

January 14, 2020 2:24 am

The Dhindsas, who have publicly criticised SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, were suspended on Saturday for “anti-party activities”.

After Dhindsas, 3 Punjab ministers claim: 'SAD now personal fiefdom of Badals'

January 13, 2020 4:41 pm

The Akali Dal had on Saturday suspended Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and his MLA son Parminder Singh Dhindsa. Sukhdev has opened a front against Sukhbir Badal, demanding he steps down as party president.

Punjab: Maghi Mela with SAD set to hold political conference, Cong calls it ‘beadbi’, AAP says ‘sacrilege’

January 13, 2020 2:44 pm

The Akali Dal will be organising its conference at SGPC’s site on Malaut road and aims to gather over 40,000 people from Muktsar, Ferozepur, Fazilka and Faridkot districts.

Punjab: SAD alleges undue benefit to private power plants by Capt govt

January 09, 2020 8:14 pm

Calling it "Punjab government-private players’ match-fixing”, Badal said this had put a “burden of thousands of crores on common people”.

Former Akali sarpanch shot dead in Amritsar

January 03, 2020 1:21 pm

“Three persons have killed my brother-in-law on the instructions of Harmanjeet Singh and Nirmal Singh,” Charanjit Kaur, a close relative of Gurdeep Singh and an eyewitness in the case, told the police in her statement.

After SAD attack, CM Amarinder hits back: ‘Sukhbir deceiving people’

December 30, 2019 1:35 am

In a statement, the Chief Minister took on the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief and said his total ignorance about the state, which his party, in alliance with the BJP, had misruled for a decade, to pull it down on every index of progress.

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal turns 92, celebrates at village home with family and party workers

December 09, 2019 7:34 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah greeted the former Punjab Chief Minister on his birthday on Sunday. Modi said Badal devoted his entire life towards the welfare of people.

Akali leader shot dead in Gurdaspur, legs chopped off

November 20, 2019 12:54 am

Batala Senior Superintendent of Police Opinderjit Singh Ghuman ruled out any political motive behind the killing of Dalbir Singh Dhilwan, 51, who was the vice president of the Gurdaspur unit of the SAD and also a two-time village head.

Ghaggar breach: Capt Amarinder digs into history, holds Akalis responsible

July 24, 2019 2:13 am

Amarinder claimed that his government had adequate disaster relief funds to tackle the situation. He also expressed gratitude to the 1st Armoured Division of the Army, based in Patiala, for the help extended to the district administration to provide relief to the people.


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.