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Parkash Singh Badal


Rewind & Replay | Fractious Akalis and how Parkash Singh Badal ended up at the top

July 01, 2022 9:57 am

Following Sangrur bypoll loss, an SGPC official called on the Shiromani Akali Dal leadership to resign. It illustrates how much the Badal family’s grip on the party and the religious body has weakened.

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal discharged from hospital

June 21, 2022 4:44 pm

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Parkash Badal was admitted to a hospital in Mohali on June 12 with gastritis and bronchial asthma.

Hit to Badal’s business, Punjab govt to run luxury buses directly to Delhi's IGI airport

June 11, 2022 7:45 am

In a video message, CM Bhagwant Mann said that the fare of these buses would be less than half of what was being charged by the private bus operators.

Senior Badal says no to pension as ex-MLA: ‘Give it to people of Punjab’

March 18, 2022 5:36 am

Another tweet quoting him added: "Education, especially girls education, has always been very close to my heart. I request that my pensionary amount may please be used to help in the education of any needy girl student/students."

‘Who thought they would lose?’ Outside Badal mansion, a dead silence on counting day

March 10, 2022 4:52 pm

Not just senior Badal but even president of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Sukhbir Singh Badal lost in the Jalalabad seat by 31,500 votes.

The fall of the patriarch: Badal Sr, five-time CM, bows out, loses stronghold Lambi

March 10, 2022 4:05 pm

PM Narendra Modi had once famously called him the Nelson Mandela of Indian politics for his 17 years in prison at various times of his political career, first during the freedom struggle and later during Emergency.

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.

Punjab: 2 transgenders, 93 women among 1,304 in poll fray

February 11, 2022 1:08 am

Nine candidates are 25-years-old, and six above the age of 80 of which 94-year-old Parkash SIngh Badal, contesting from Lambi is the oldest.

Punjab poll diary: Secret of Badal Senior’s health

February 05, 2022 4:15 pm

Exercise is non negotiable. And on most days before Covid, Badal saab would do it at least an hour a day. Match that.

Badal Sr files nomination, breaks Achuthanandan's record

February 01, 2022 6:47 am

🔴 Badal, a five-time chief minister, completed the paperwork before the returning officer of Malout in Muktsar district, officials said.


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.