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Parkash Singh Badal


Randhawa backs Sidhu, calls Vigilance Bureau ‘caged parrot misused by successive governments’

May 17, 2021 8:05 am

The minister appealed to Sidhu to appear before the VB, alongwith his aides. “He should…say he is willing to face a probe.” 

Kotkapura firing case: HC slams SIT’s ‘theatrics’, absolves Badal

April 24, 2021 6:13 am

On April 9, the HC had quashed the investigations and chargesheet filed by Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, who headed the SIT constituted in September 2018 to probe the firing on anti-sacrilege protesters at Kotkapura on October 14, 2015.

Don’t drag the matter further: Badal sr appeals to Centre

December 05, 2020 8:39 am

"Normally, governments feel that if they will drag the matter, people will get exhausted," Badal said.

Delhi confidential: Ally Trouble

December 04, 2020 9:20 am

Although the BJP officially refused to comment on Badal's move, its leaders maintained that it was a “gimmick” to be in the news as the Shiromani Akali Dal – which quit the ruling alliance over the farm legislation – has been “feeling left out in the lurch”, with farm unions stealing the limelight.

In show of solidarity with protesting farmers, Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma Vibhushan

December 04, 2020 1:34 am

In a letter to the President Ram Nath Kovind said, “I am who I am because of the people, especially the common farmer. Today when he has lost more than his honour, I see no point in holding on to the Padma Vibhushan honour."

Punjab: Badal Sr heaps praise on Harsimrat, silent on BJP

September 20, 2020 5:07 am

“I am pleased and proud that when the hour of reckoning arrived, my party held aloft the flag of justice for farmers and other exploited sections of society,” SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal said.

‘Punjab MPs supporting farm bills to be barred from villages’

September 16, 2020 12:30 pm

The protesting farmers squatted on national and state highways and blocked the roads with tractors at several places against the three bills calling them “anti-farmer”.

Badals connived with Dera to seek votes: Pargat Singh

July 27, 2020 12:55 am

Congress MLA from Jalandhar Cantt Pargat Singh claimed that following the cancellation report filed by the Bathinda police against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim in the 2007 blasphemy case, the dera head had indulged in another crime of sacrilege in 2015.

Badals not named as accused in Behbal Kalan firing case: Capt

June 30, 2020 1:59 pm

His statement comes days after Punjab Police inspector general (IG) Kunwar Vijay Pratap, a member of the special investigation team (SIT) probing the 2015 firing incident, informed a district and sessions judge in Faridkot that Badals have been examined during the probe and have been arrayed as accused in some cases.

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.


Elections 2014: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Ludhiana

April 25, 2014 9:01 pm

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Ludhiana on Friday.


PM Modi visits ailing Punjab Chief Minister at Chandigarh hospital

January 24, 2016 5:18 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ailing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Badal has been hospitalised since Friday due to chest congestion and common cold. PM Modi was in Chandigarh to receive French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three day visit to India.

India’s security forces need to strengthen: Badal

January 08, 2016 6:39 am

Amritsar, Jan 08 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said that the country’s security forces needed to be tightened. He said the investigations were ongoing with regard to the Pathankot attack and it would be better to wait till further details were known. He added that peace would be restored in the state when the relations between India and Pakistan get better.