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Full-time agriculture minister needed to tackle crisis, says SAD(T) leader

In a statement released here, the former Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker said the state needs a minister who can devote his/her time and energy to address the sagging agro-economy and other related issues

Anti-Sikh riots 1984: Will probe 35 cases registered in Kanpur further, says SIT

The BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal have been alleging that Kamal Nath was involved in the riots but the Congress leader and his party have denied it.


Latest buzz in Punjab BJP: Modi Factor helped SAD, need more seats in 2022

SAD contested 10 seats in Punjab, while the BJP fought on 3. But BJP workers point out that Akali Dal rode the “Modi Factor” to win in several urban Assembly segments that it had not won in the past few decades, and also in few others, the alliance drastically reduced Congress lead compared to 2017 state polls.

Sukhbir Badal's daughter, first-time voter, gets notice for wearing SAD badge

The show-cause notice was issued for wearing Akali Dal badge when she came to a polling booth for casting her vote in Muktsar, under Bathinda parliamentary constituency, an official said.

‘Congress will be wiped out from Punjab, the blamegame has begun’: Sukhbir Badal

On Thursday, Amarinder Singh had said, “If the Congress is wiped out in Punjab, what do you think I will do? Obviously, I will accept the responsibility and resign.” Lashing out at Amarinder over poll promises, Sukhbir accused the Congress-led government of “stalling” all development work and welfare schemes.

SAD goes to polls sans manifesto, pins hope on Modi factor

As per the Election Commission guidelines issued in March this year, a party cannot release its election manifesto during the restriction period that is 48 hours before the polls. The canvassing for the polls to the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab concluded Friday.


For the big four in Punjab, more than prestige at stake

The four are Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab Congress president Sunil Kumar Jakhar, Aam Aadmi Party’s state president Bhagwant Singh Mann and Lok Insaf Party’s president Simarjit Singh Bains.

Punjabis won’t forgive Badals for statements on sacrilege: Santokh Singh

“It is criminal and cruel statement of Badal, who said ‘eho jaye kaand te honde rehende ne (such incidents occur frequently), but Akali Dal never did wrong’,” he said.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Khadoor Sahib, an expected surprise

While Taksali chief Ranjit Singh Brahmpura said was party decision based on demand of the people, General J J Singh (retd) told The Indian Express that it was his call not to contest from Khadoor Sahib.

SAD fields former minister Gulzar Singh Ranike from Faridkot

Ranike had contested Vidhan Sabha elections five times (1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017) from Attari constituency in Amritsar. He won four times except in 2017. He was made a Cabinet minister in the SAD government in 2007 and in 2012 as well.