SAD News

In Jalandhar, religion main issue for major candidates, but SAD’s Atwal cites drugs, sand mafia

Atwal, who was Assembly Speaker in 2001, said he was being targeted over the Nakodar incident. “I was a Speaker and it was the duty of the government to take action, not the Speaker,” he said.

No mention on SAD posters, miffed BJP skips meet to welcome alliance candidate

Miffed, the BJP unit here boycotted a workers’ meeting organised at a dharamshala on Satha Chowk, with some claiming this was a strategic move because the SAD thinks people of the constituency won’t vote for their alliance since it has a sizeable Muslim population.


‘Responsible for sacrilege incidents’: Sikh groups announce boycott of SAD, ally BJP

Convenor Santokh Singh said, “The way SAD is celebrating the transfer of SIT member Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh indicates that how relieved it is as it was fearing some action from SIT in the coming days.”

SAD (Taksali) announces name of Bir Devinder from Anandpur Sahib seat

The BSP, with whom it has announced an alliance, is adamant on contesting from the same seat

Rajiv Gandhi statue vandalised: Act an emotional outburst, says SAD as it protests police action

While one of the accused YAD leader Gurdeep Singh Gosha was arrested Tuesday, other accused Meetpal Singh Dugri surrendered in the court Wednesday. Both were sent in one-day police remand by the court.

Akhand path installed at Gurudwara: Top SAD leaders do volunteer service at Golden Temple

Similar practice is followed when the Akal Takht pronounces religious sentence to any Sikh for violating any of the norms mentioned in the Sikh code of conduct.


SAD announces protest, Punjab CM orders PSEB to continue with ‘old’ textbooks

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Monday declared to launch “a massive struggle” to force the Congress government in Punjab to “apologise to the Khalsa Panth for persistent insults of the great Guru Sahibaan in 10+2 history books of PSEB".

Chandigarh: SAD, BJP leaders meet Governor, seek FIR against Sidhu, wife

The SAD-BJP delegation demanded that an inquiry by a sitting judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court be instituted to arrive at the truth behind the tragedy.

Captain trying to take control of gurdwaras, says Parkash Singh Badal

The Badals attacked Congress and radicals leading the ‘morcha’ at Bargari and accused them for “colluding” with each other to disturb peace and communal harmony of the state, which was “hard earned by BJP and SAD”.

Shahkot Assembly bypoll: SAD loses a bastion, AAP its deposit in Congress’s clean sweep

While SAD is humbled, AAP is down in the dumps. Starting from candidate’s choice to lack of cohesiveness in the state unit for its campaign, all the factors contributed to its nemesis.