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Sukhbir Singh Badal


SAD-BJP wants Capt to withdraw affidavit supporting separate Sikh body for Haryana

February 15, 2020 2:07 pm

The SAD said the affidavit was “legally and constitutionally weird” as it was directly opposite to the state government’s earlier affidavit, which had opposed a separate religious body in Haryana.

Ex-Ajnala MLA who had once targeted Sukhbir, Majithia, returns to SAD

February 14, 2020 1:41 pm

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal posted a message on Facebook stating that he had welcomed both Bony and his father Rattan Singh Ajnala — who were expelled from primary membership in 2018 for “indulging in anti-party activities.

Death of Behbal Kalan firing witness: Kangar, Dhillon say SAD chief making illogical statements, Akalis hit back

January 25, 2020 1:09 pm

Addressing media, Kangar said he was saddened by the demise of Surjit Singh, which he termed a “natural death”, but added that he had never met the deceased’s family nor spoke to him on the phone.

'Won't share state's water': Desertification fear unites parties in Punjab

January 24, 2020 3:22 pm

Punjab has been demanding a reassessment of the water volume of the Ravi-Beas river, with Haryana seeking completion of the SYL canal to get its share of 3.5 million acre-feet of the river water.

SAD faces crisis as detractors take on Badals, ‘family rule’

January 18, 2020 12:30 am

Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, who was recently suspended from SAD and who heads the forum called ‘Safar-e-Akali Lehar’, says it is intended to unite leaders angry with Sukhbir’s leadership.

Akali Dal to MEA Jaishankar: ‘Raise issue of atrocities against Sikhs in Pak in UN’

January 07, 2020 5:37 am

Badal also urged Jaishankar to raise the issue of atrocities being committed by Pakistan against minorities in the United Nations, the party said in a statement.

Sukhbir meets Rajoana’s sister, says SAD leadership stands with him

January 04, 2020 8:49 pm

After Sukhbir’s meeting with Kamaldeep, Ravneet Singh Bittu once again slammed the SAD, saying that the Akalis have sided with “murderers” and this has shown their true mentality.

Akali leaders murders: SAD issues 1-week ultimatum to Punjab govt to arrest killers

January 04, 2020 3:47 pm

SAD further said that the party was committed to breaking the “gangster-minister” nexus in Punjab and would take all necessary steps in this regard -- be it going to the people or the courts.

After SAD attack, CM Amarinder hits back: ‘Sukhbir deceiving people’

December 30, 2019 1:35 am

In a statement, the Chief Minister took on the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief and said his total ignorance about the state, which his party, in alliance with the BJP, had misruled for a decade, to pull it down on every index of progress.

Sukhbir Singh Badal hits back: ‘Dhindsa is on a suicide mission’

December 24, 2019 9:46 am

Dhindsa has been questioning Sukhbir’s leadership abilities and demanding that he should be replaced as party chief.


No failure on part of local police: Punjab Deputy CM on Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): After meeting Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said there was no failure on part of the local police in the recent Pathankot terror attack, and asked people to stop critisising the national forces. Talking about the ongoing investigation, Badal said both the state government and National investigating agency (NIA) are investigating every aspect and soon the culprit will be punished. Badal said there is a need to increase BSF deployment in Punjab along the border with Pakistan.