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SAD to contest 2019 elections in the Haryana state independently

 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday announced that his party would contest the 2019 parliamentary elections in Haryana independently. The former deputy chief minister of Punjab while addressing a rally in Kurukshetra’s Pipli town said that his party without the help of any ally will emerge victorious. “Shiromani Akali Dal will contest the

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists

Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees

Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees

Chandigarh – Union Cabinet Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the decision of the Union government to sanction Rs 2.16 crore to compensate 40 Sikhs, who had been illegally picked up from Sri Harmandir Sahib after the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ordered

Akali Dal protests against 'high' taxes on fuel

Akali Dal protests against ‘high’ taxes on fuel

Chandigarh – Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday held statewide protest dharnas against the “high” rate of taxes on petrol and diesel in Punjab. The protests were held at the district headquarters in Ludhiana, Tarn Taran, Rupnagar, Mansa, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Ferozepur, Amritsar and other cities with SAD members submitting memoranda to the representatives of

Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him

Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Monday demanded that appropriate legal action under the anti- sedition laws be taken against the AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for his open support to the initiatives aimed at dismemberment of the country. The Akali leaders

SAD demands registration of criminal case against Khaira

SAD demands registration of criminal case against Khaira

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday demanded the registration of a criminal case against AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for indulging in anti-national activities by supporting “Referendum 2020,’ which called for the break-up of India. In a statement here, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said not only was Khaira advocating break up of

Sukhbir recalls sacrifices of Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala

Sukhbir recalls sacrifices of Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala

Nakodar – Leaders of different political parties paid tributes to former Nakodar MLA and SGPC member Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala at his native village Wadala during the bhog ceremony and antim ardas on Saturday.  Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal led the party in paying tribute to the Akali

SAD helpline has salutary effect, repression of farmers stops

SAD helpline has salutary effect, repression of farmers stops

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday said the party helpline to stop forceful destruction of standing paddy on dictatorial dictates by the Congress government had already started delivering results with farmers consolidating at hundreds of places to thwart re-ploughing of their transplanted paddy fields by government of – ficials. Former Minister Bikram Singh

SAD sets up helpline for paddy farmers

SAD sets up helpline for paddy farmers

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday established a helpline to come to the aid of beleaguered farmers whose standing paddy crops are being destroyed on the orders of the Congress government, even as it asked its senior as well as district leadership to forcefully oppose this move across the state. In a

Sukhbir Badal announces first list of office-bearers for Chandigarh unit

Sukhbir Badal announces first list of office-bearers for Chandigarh unit

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday announced the first officebearers’ list of Chandigarh unit after making considerable deliberations with Hardeep Singh Butrela, the party head in the UT. Releasing the list from the party headquarters, Badal said that all the dedicated and hardworking people including leaders as well as party

Shahkot Bye Poll: With meticulous campaign Cong succeeded in changing scenario

SAD chief thanks party rank and file for tireless work

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday thanked the party rank and file for working tirelessly to retain the party vote share in Shahkot bye-election to emerge as the principal opposition party. In a statement here, the SAD president said the SAD retained its vote share polling 43,944 votes against

Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD pins hope on 'massive road show' for victory

Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD pins hope on ‘massive road show’ for victory

Shahkot – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday conducted a massive road show to express solidarity with the people of Punjab who have allegedly been cheated by the Congress government and appealed to them to teach a lesson to the Congress party in the bye-poll on May 28 for betraying each and every section of

Majithia's filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance

Majithia’s filed defamation case: Sanjay seeks exemption from personal appearance

Defamation case filed by Bikram Majithia: AAP Leader Sanjay Singh filed application for permanent exemption in court. Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In defamation case of former Revenue Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, the accused in case appeared in court and filed an application for permanent exemption

Majithia takes dig at govt for ignoring basic facilities in govt. schools

Majithia takes dig at govt for ignoring basic facilities in govt. schools

Amritsar – Taking a dig at the Congress government in the state for ignoring the basic facilities in the schools, former Cabinet Minister and MLA Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday gave money from his own pockets to restore electricity at Government Primary School, Kathunangal near Amritsar. The power supply to the school was snapped by Punjab

Congress deliberately fielding junior counsel for Sidhu: SAD

Congress deliberately fielding junior counsel for Sidhu: SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday asserted the Congress government had deliberately fielded a junior advocate to contest the state’s case against Local Bodies Minister Navjot Sidhu to subvert the cause of justice and help Sidhu walk free in a homicide case. In a statement here, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said the Congress government’s

Congress surrendered on state's issues, alleges Bikram Majithia

Congress surrendered on state’s issues, alleges Bikram Majithia

Chandigarh – Former minister and senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday condemned the Congress for trying to muzzle the voice of the Opposition by imposing emergency-like situation reminiscent of the rule of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Addressing a press conference in the Vidhan Sabha gallery, Majithia said Congressmen disrupted his speech

Kejri's apology to Majithia was political drama, says Chhotepur

Kejri’s apology to Majithia was political drama, says Chhotepur

Moga – Chief of Aapna Punjab Party Sucha Singh Chhotepur on Friday said that apology made by the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia was a political drama. Kejriwal wants to be in news, moreover Kejriwal is playing with the emotions of people of Punjab and country. Chhotepur added

Kejriwal should apologise to youth of Punjab for defaming them: Majithia

Kejriwal should apologise to youth of Punjab for defaming them: Majithia

Kejriwal should apologise to youth of Punjab for defaming them: Majithia Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Addressing the BJP’s first protest rally against state Congress government at Jalandhar today, former Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia lashed out on Aam Aadmi Party’s Supremo Arvind Kejriwal. “Do not apologise to me, apologise to the youth of Punjab whom you

Kejriwal faces political parties ire over apology to Majithia

Kejriwal faces political parties ire over apology to Majithia

New Delhi – Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday came under attack from several quarters over his apology to SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia for accusing him of being involved in drug trade. Ủnion Minister and SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal said Kejriwal’s apology has exposed the “low level of politics” adopted by the AAP. “A

Kejriwal’s apology fallout: LIP to break alliance?

Kejriwal’s apology fallout: LIP to break alliance?. Criticizing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) head Arvind Kejriwal for issuing an apology to former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia for his “drug trade” remarks, Lok Insaf Party (LIP) member and MLA Simarjit Singh Bains said his party will now reckon over snapping alliance with AAP in Punjab. “He