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Sukhpal Khaira


Not selective, didn’t know facts: Farmers’ body on reaction to raids against Khaira, Bolllywood figures

March 14, 2021 3:26 am

“We don’t know why the Sikh jatha was stopped from going to Pakistan. What Harjit Grewal has said is also not true. Farmer agitation is not of Sikhs. It is of farmers. It is wrong to link the movement with Sikhs. So we condemn if the government is victimising Sikhs by linking them to farmer agitation,” said Sanyukat Kisan Morcha leader Jagmohan Singh.

Sukhpal Khaira urges Navjot Singh Sidhu to lead 'surgical strike' on ills plaguing Punjab

June 30, 2020 7:03 pm

While addressing NRIs Monday, Navjot Singh Sidhu had blamed all governments since 1997 for landing the state in a financial mess. He did not spare his the current Congress government too, in which he remained a minister.

Punjab: Odd situation in House as resignations of ex-AAP MLAs yet to be accepted

July 31, 2019 2:40 am

A senior Vidhan Sabha official said that the Speaker will not give a new date for both MLAs to appear before him in order to process their resignations.

Khaira, AAP extend invite to Navjot Singh Sidhu, BJP calls it ‘drama’

July 15, 2019 4:08 pm

Reacting to Sidhu’s resignation, Khaira said Capt Amarinder Singh had targeted Navjot Sidhu because of his truthful outburst at Bathinda during the Lok Sabha polls exposing the “friendly match” between Capt and the Badal families.

Punjab: Sukhpal Khaira questions ‘excess flow’ of river water to Pakistan

June 13, 2019 1:35 am

Addressing a press conference here in Chandigarh Wednesday, Khaira said he had visited the Harike Headworks a couple of days ago and found that approximately 15,000-20,000 cusecs of river water were being diverted to Pakistan daily.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Ex-AAP rivals to slug it out as LIP fields Jassi Jasraj against Bhagwant Mann

March 31, 2019 8:43 am

Jasraj had in the past accused Mann of having sabotaged his election campaign in 2014. He had gone on record saying that Mann deliberately did not allow AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to campaign for him in Bathinda.

Sukhpal Khaira takes dig at AAP: ‘can’t cancel financier’s ticket’

March 19, 2019 6:11 am

Speaking to The Indian Express here today, Khaira said that Shergill was keeping AAP afloat financially in Punjab and there was no chance that his ticket would be cancelled in favour of Bir Devinder Singh, the SAD (Taksali) candidate.

Lok Sabha polls: In round one of talks, PDA partners get one seat each

January 30, 2019 9:52 am

Khaira ruled out the possibility of the Aam Admi Party joining the PDA. “AAP wanted an alliance with PEP and LIP and hence it did not work out. I don’t think, they will be joining this alliance in near future,” he said.

Sukhpal Khaira floats Punjabi Ekta Party in presence of rebel AAP MLAs

January 09, 2019 8:42 am

Khaira had resigned from the AAP two days ago citing ‘dictatorial’ attitude of party chief Arvind Kejriwal. All six rebel AAP MLAs who support Khaira were present on the occasion.

After quitting AAP, Khaira announces new political outfit

January 08, 2019 3:13 pm

Khaira, who has not resigned as an MLA, had earlier attacked party supremo Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that his "dictatorial" attitude had shattered the dreams of Indians and the Punjabis for a clean alternative to the decayed and rotten system.