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Saturday, December 05, 2020



Punjab: Unruly scenes in House as opposition demands sacking of minister

October 21, 2020 11:15 pm

Trashing the clean chit given by the Chief Secretary to the minister, opposition leaders cornered the Congress government on the inaction against Sadhu Singh Dharamsot. They accused the CM of shielding him.

Post-SAD exit, BJP needs to take care of 94 extra seats -- and a lot more

September 29, 2020 11:53 am

The BJP hopes to make gains on the strength of the breakaway Akali leaders like Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa who have formed SAD (Democratic).

Delhi: Councillors from SAD to quit posts

September 29, 2020 10:46 am

Delhi SAD president Harmeet Singh Kalka said elected representatives would however continue as councillors since they have the people’s mandate.

SAD-BJP alliance weathered many a storm unscathed — until now

September 28, 2020 5:20 am

The Akalis first joined hands with the Jan Sangh (the BJP’s predecessor) in 1967. They parties stitched together a pre-poll alliance for the 1997 Punjab Assembly elections, which continued till 2019 parliamentary polls.

As they plan intensifying protests, farm outfits say SAD must quit NDA

September 18, 2020 11:40 pm

Further, farmer outfits separately announced plans to intensify their protests in the coming days. Apart from extending the pakka morchas in Patiala and Badal village till September 25, a rail roko protest has also been announced.

Punjab: SAD says it forced Capt govt U-turn free power to farmers

May 30, 2020 10:50 pm

A resolution passed at a meeting chaired by SAD president declared that “if the Congress government remains stubborn and tries to force this decision on farmers through the backdoor under the pretext of cash subsidy to farmers, the SAD will not remain a mute witness to it”.

Punjab: Are teaching, non-teaching staff of edu institutes corona-proof, asks Bir Devinder

March 17, 2020 4:55 am

Devinder said that it was "idiocy" on the part of the government to presuppose that the teaching fraternity and the non-teaching staff neither cough nor sneeze and also strictly immune to catch cold hence they neither can transmit nor receive the virus from any source.

Punjab budget session: SAD takes up food adulteration, AAP raises pending scholarship dues

March 02, 2020 10:40 pm

SAD MLA Harinderpal Singh Chandumajra alleged that food items laced with chemicals were being sold in the state and that this was playing havoc with the health of residents and causing diseases such as cancer.

BJP allies back Citizenship Amendment Bill, Shiromani Akali Dal asks why Muslims out

December 10, 2019 7:54 am

While JD(U) and LJP backed the Bill, Shiromani Akali Dal’s Sukhbir Singh Badal asked, “I just want to request, why don’t we add the names of Muslims in this Bill ?”

In report, cops say they found allegations against Sukhbir Badal correct

November 29, 2019 4:00 am

The desecration had taken place when SAD-BJP combine was in power and Badal was the deputy chief minister in the government headed by his father Parkash Singh Badal.