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Akali Dal


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.

Mistake to believe what happened in 1975 can never happen again: Badal

June 26, 2020 10:50 am

In a statement on the 45th anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency, the Akali Dal patriarch said the commitment to democracy can “become meaningless without an equally profound commitment to the secular ethos” as enshrined in the Constitution.

Bargari sacrilege cases: Trial court grants CBI time till March 6 to examine SC order dismissing its plea

February 27, 2020 5:10 pm

During its arguments for more time, the CBI also pointed out that Director of Bureau of Investigation (BOI) of Punjab Police had written a letter to CBI in July last year saying that there were new facts which needed to be investigated following which the agency had started further probe.

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.


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.