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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)


Nakodar: Firing at SAD MLA’s meeting venue, one injured

January 21, 2022 4:16 am

🔴 Police said that the incident took place at 3 pm, soon after the meeting was over and the MLA had left the spot. Sources said that an argument between two groups led to the firing.

Punjab polls: SAD’s local face who wants to draw youngsters, honest people into politics

January 20, 2022 3:49 am

🔴 'It has been a long pending demand of the constituency to have a local candidate. Being born and brought up here in this constituency, I have an upper hand of being local. All other candidates belong to different cities outside the constituency.'

Ahead of MCD polls, Congress sees leaders jumping to AAP, BJP

December 27, 2021 1:57 am

🔴 At least 12 out of 31 councillors from the Congress have left the party, including its biggest leader, Mukesh Goel, who joined AAP. Goel was the leader of the party in the North MCD.

Shiromani Akali Dal turns 100: its journey so far, and Punjab’s

December 23, 2021 7:45 am

Formed as a volunteer group on December 14, 1920, to free gurdwaras from the control of mahants, the Akali Dal has evolved through many movements. A look at these movements, and where SAD stands as a party today.

Bikram Singh Majithia booked in drugs case, Charanjit Singh Channi says 'first step in justice'

December 22, 2021 1:53 am

Based on STF report given to HC in 2018, kept under wraps; FIR says court did not bar probe

Akali Dal at 100, BJP out, Sukhbir fields toughest challenge

December 17, 2021 6:00 pm

To woo Hindu voters, who might turn away from the party after its rift with the BJP, Sukhbir has announced there will be two deputy CMs should the SAD-BSP win -- one a Hindu and the other a Dalit; the latter from the BSP.

Punjab: Sucha Singh Chhotepur returns to Shiromani Akali Dal, to contest from Batala

December 09, 2021 6:04 pm

Sucha Singh Chhotepur said there were conspiracies from the outside to weaken Punjab and only a regional party could work for the interests of the state. Chhotepur was removed as state AAP chief and expelled from the party in 2016.

In quest for power, Akali Dal bets on 42 who lost in 2017

December 08, 2021 9:28 pm

In a seat sharing arrangement with BSP this time, the SAD is contesting on 97 seats and has already announced candidates from 91.

After Sirsa’s exit, Punjab Congress wary about keeping flock together

December 02, 2021 8:38 am

🔴 Congress leaders said that they have to watch BJP’s strategy; party would leave no stone unturned

Critic of farm laws, Akali leader joins BJP

December 02, 2021 2:27 am

Since the farmers' protest started at Delhi’s borders, Manjinder Singh Sirsa had been speaking against the BJP for its stand on the issue. The DSGMC also ran a langar at the protest sites for almost a year.


'Black Friday': Shiromani Akali Dal protests against farm laws

September 17, 2021 7:21 pm

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal, and former Union Minister Harsmirat Kaur Badal were among 15 party leaders detained by the Delhi Police while leading a protest march to Parliament against the Centre’s farm laws.