Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Akali Dal


Akali Dal bats for judicial probe into poaching allegations

September 23, 2022 7:49 am

SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia, addressing a press conference, said “the inquiry should specify whether any BJP leader or any middleman offered Rs 25 crore each to AAP legislators to switch sides as claimed by ministers Harpal Cheema and Aman Arora. If this is so, action should be taken in the case”.

Senior Akali leader Jagmeet Brar resigns as Maur in-charge

September 17, 2022 4:38 am

This comes days after the entire SAD leadership in Maur passed a resolution against Brar seeking his expulsion from the party on August 10. Brar's announcement also comes a day after SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the names of district observers in which Brar had no mention.

Punjab govt prunes then restores Akal Takht Jathedar’s security; he refuses to take it back

May 29, 2022 5:52 am

SAD lashes out at CM Bhagwant Mann govt, says it is stooge of 'anti-panth' and 'anti-Punjab' Arvind Kejriwal.

Conversions hurt poll prospects, says Akali Dal panel; suggests one family one ticket rule

May 28, 2022 9:17 am

Without naming the Badals, the committee has suggested that only one member from one family should be allowed to contest either of the Assembly, parliamentary, block samiti, local body or zila parishad election.

Conversions hurt poll prospects: Akali Dal panel; suggests ‘one family, one ticket’ rule

May 28, 2022 4:27 am

Its former ally the Bhartiya Janata Party has often raised the issue of conversion of Sikhs into other faiths, but it is for the first time that Akali Dal has acknowledged it as a problem that played a role in scuttling the party's electoral chances.

In Bhagwant Mann 'drunk' row, hangover of SGPC's Akali Dal links

April 20, 2022 7:07 am

The moderation of the SGPC's stand appears to bear the stamp of the changed political equations in the state. The Bhagwant Mann-led state government will decide when elections to the Committee, which are due, are held.

As it takes on Centre, AAP warms up to Akali icon Gurcharan Singh Tohra

April 01, 2022 10:39 pm

According to political observers, the AAP is attempting to boost its image as a Punjabi party and appropriate the legacy of Akali agitations for the state.

Former Akali Dal MLA quits party, claims party leaders campaigned against him

March 16, 2022 10:40 pm

Sarup Chand Singla says party helped Cong candidate Manpreet Singh Badal who is SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal’s cousin

March 3, 1982, Forty Years Ago: PM In Bihar

March 02, 2022 11:18 pm

Declaring open the “longest river bridge in the world” that spans the Ganga at Hajipur and Patna and connects the northern and southern parts of Bihar, Indira Gandhi, said the government was doing its best to ensure economic and social justice to all sections within the limits set by our resources.

Captain’s border concerns matched ours: Nadda

February 26, 2022 7:16 am

While Nadda ruled out any “compromise” with the Akali Dal, he said that a final decision would be taken by the BJP parliamentary board after the results.


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.