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Shiromani Akali Dal

Shiromani Akali Dal ends long-standing ties with BJP, quits NDA over farm bills

The decision comes at a time amid stepped up agitation by farmers in Punjab over the three legislations

27 Sep 2020 2:44 AM

As farmer protests continue, Lok Sabha passes two contentious farm Bills

The three bills will now be tabled in Rajya Sabha and become laws after the Upper House also passes them

18 Sep 2020 2:44 AM

Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Modi Cabinet as Akali Dal opposes farm Bills

The farm bills have evoked strong reactions from farmers of Haryana and Punjab -- the bread baskets of India.

17 Sep 2020 8:53 PM

Akalis on CAA: ‘You can’t pass law like this that’ll hurt people’

Former ally Shiv Sena and current partner Janata Dal (United) were conspicuous by their absence from the all-party meeting.

31 Jan 2020 1:43 AM

SAD to go solo in Haryana Assembly polls after its lone MLA joins BJP

SAD said the BJP had not only betrayed it but also backtracked from the commitments it had made with regard to Haryana Assembly elections.

27 Sep 2019 10:47 AM

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Pakistan: Abducted Sikh girl returns to her parents, says police; 8 arrested

The incident had drawn the attention of Sikhs worldwide and sparked anger in the community.

31 Aug 2019 7:58 AM

SAD appoints special observers to boost membership drive in 23 constituencies

S Veer Singh Lopoke would be an overall in-charge of Amritsar (Urban) constituency while other leaders will assist him in membership drive.

14 Aug 2019 7:34 PM

Liquor baron Shiv Lal Doda, 23 others get life term for murder of Dalit man in Punjab

A 27-year-old Dalit youth, Bhim Sain Tank, was killed in Shiv Lal Doda’s farmhouse in Punjab’s Abohar on December 11, 2015.

08 Aug 2019 7:31 PM

Kartapur corridor: Pakistan creating 'obstacles', says Sukhbir Badal

The next meeting of India-Pakistan on Kartarpur corridor is slated to be held on July 14.

03 Jul 2019 12:07 PM

After PM, Akali attacks Rajiv Gandhi, calls him ‘India's biggest mob lyncher’

Akali endorsed Narendra Modi's 'bhrashtachari (corrupt) no 1' remark against the late Rajiv Gandhi.

06 May 2019 9:33 AM

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SAD fields Sukhbir from Ferozepur, wife Bathinda

Badal Sahib took personal opinion of senior leadership and core committee members on this matter as well.

24 Apr 2019 1:47 AM

Congress-Akali duel gets dirty ahead of Lok Sabha polls

The Akalis immediately called for his resignation. Some went as far as demanding to put him to trial for sedition.

02 Mar 2019 2:12 AM

If an extra step is needed to keep Akalis then we must take that step: Swamy

His remark comes after SAD boycotted meeting of NDA, accusing RSS of meddling in religious matters of Sikhs, BJP treating allies badly.

01 Feb 2019 4:19 PM

SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, CM Amarinder for betraying farmers

‘They have collectively destroyed the lives of lakhs of farmers and have driven hundreds to suicide,’ SAD leader Bikram Singh said.

28 Dec 2018 1:29 PM

Won't tolerate attempts to create rift between communities: Amarinder Singh

Singh's reaction comes in the background of a statue of ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi being vandalised in Ludhiana by some persons on Tuesday.

28 Dec 2018 9:29 AM

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Punjab: Ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi's statue vandalised, CM Amarinder blames Akali Dal

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has asked police to take action in the matter and identify the perpetrators.

25 Dec 2018 5:28 PM

1984 riot case: Punjab CM lambastes Sukhbir over attempts to 'drag innocent’ Gandhi family

‘Rahul was a school-going child and Rajiv Gandhi was away in WB at the time of violence,’ Amarinder Singh said.

20 Dec 2018 7:02 PM

SAD takes out protest march to seek justice for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims

The march was led by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

03 Nov 2018 3:11 PM

Shiromani Akali Dal wants withdrawal of two chapters in Class 12 history book

SAD termed the content of the Punjab School Education Board books historically 'distorted' and 'defamatory' to Sikh gurus and religion.

25 Oct 2018 6:47 PM

SAD leader Brahmpura resigns from all party posts

Senior Akali Dal leader said he was upset with the handling of sacrilege incidents by the Badal govt.

24 Oct 2018 2:04 AM

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