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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”.

Jalalabad hospital discharged nine pilgrims minutes before Sukhbir Badal’s visit to the hospital

May 03, 2020 11:10 pm

All nine pilgrims, who had returned to Jalalabad on April 26 and were quarantined at the hospital (copy of their entry in the register of the hospital is with The India Express), were sent back to their families.

100 per cent Congress hand behind sacrilege incidents during SAD-BJP rule: Sukhbir Badal

March 17, 2020 9:50 pm

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal alleged that the incidents of the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib were a "part of a deep-rooted conspiracy to defame" the then SAD-BJP government ahead of the 2017 assembly elections.

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.


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.