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A day of redemption for Shiromani Akali Dal in Amritsar

Bhog ceremony concludes at the Golden Temple complex Senior Badal says we had come for atonement, not for politics HARKIRAT SINGH AMRITSAR It was the day of redemption for the senior leadership of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as they sought guidance from the ‘waheguru’ to help them serve the ‘panth’ with utmost dedication and humility and with malice towards none. “O Lord

Parkash Singh Badal Akal Takht Birthday

Badal’s Birthday: SAD to seek atonement at Akal Takht

Rajay Deep/Harkirat Singh Amritsar/ Bathinda The entire Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leadership led by former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and the party president Sukhbir Singh Badal will appear  before the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism to seek forgiveness for the ‘mistakes’ committed by the party and its leaders during the last one decade on

Amarinder's name on Kartarpur foundation stone black-taped by his minister

Amarinder’s name on Kartarpur foundation stone black-taped by his minister

Amarinder’s name on Kartarpur foundation stone black-taped by his minister. Objecting to names of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) members being included on the foundation stone of the Kartarpur corridor, Punjab Minister Sukhwinder Singh Randhawa on Monday black-taped names of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder and his state cabinet colleagues on the plaque. Vice President M Venkaiah

Starvation MLA family Poohli Bathinda

Starvation haunts three-time MLA’s family, hardly any successive leader helped them

Harditt Singh Poohli also remained market committee chairman for eight and SGPC member for nearly 36 years, but hardly any of the successive leaders lent a helping hand to his family in its difficult times. Rajay Deep Poohli (Bathinda) Even as a number of politicians are minting money for their kin by exploiting their positions

Punjab govt covering up Amritsar Train Tragedy: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab govt covering up Amritsar Train Tragedy: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab govt covering up Amritsar Train Tragedy: Sukhbir Singh Badal. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday launched a scathing attack on Congress-led Punjab government and said that they are on mission to cover-up the Amritsar train accident. Badal said, “Congress senior leaders including ministers are involved in this case. With

Amritsar Dussehra tragedy: SAD condoles loss of lives, demands probe

Amritsar Dussehra tragedy: SAD condoles loss of lives, demands probe

Amritsar Dussehra tragedy: SAD condoles loss of lives, demands probe. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has condemned the tragic train accident in Punjab’s Amritsar during Dussehra celebrations, where 60 people have lost their lives while 51 others have sustained injuries. SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter to question why local organisers and the Punjab

Illegal hoardings

Illegal hoardings of politicians dot city

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana The city is dotted with illegal hoardings mainly of leaders of ruling Party- congress. Ironically, the Congress leaders have even not spared sign boards on main roads of city. However the illegal hoardings were installed from last many days but the officials of Municipal Corporation (MC) have turned blind eye into

'Sidhu has close relations with ISI and Pakistan': Sukhbir Singh Badal

‘Sidhu has close relations with ISI and Pakistan’

‘Sidhu has close relations with ISI and Pakistan’. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday alleged that Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has close relations with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). “He has gone mental. I think he has close relations with ISI and Pakistan, his call details should be probed,” Sukhbir told reporters here. Union Minister Vijay Sampla also lashed out at Sidhu

Punjab Politics Parkash Singh Badal unwell

Strongest pillar of Punjab Politics Parkash Singh Badal is unwell

The strongest pillar of Punjab Politics and Shiromani Akali Dali, Parkash Singh Badal health is suffering from the viral fever from past few days. As per senior Shiromani Akali Dal Leaders, the health of 90 year old former Chief Minister Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal is deteriorating due to the high blood pressure and diabetes problem with

Navjot Singh Sidhu should stay in Pakistan: Sukhbir Badal

Navjot Singh Sidhu should stay in Pakistan: Sukhbir Badal

Navjot Singh Sidhu should stay in Pakistan: Sukhbir Badal. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday criticized cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for deciding to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan Prime Minister designate Imran Khan. Former Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab said, “No idea of what Sidhu will do tomorrow or day after and he

Ex-SAD minister Sucha Singh Langah acquitted of rape, blames Cong

Ex-SAD minister Sucha Singh Langah acquitted of rape, blames Cong. Former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) minister Sucha Singh Langah was acquitted by a local court in a rape case filed against him by a woman constable of the Punjab Police in 2017. After the acquittal, Langah said, “What Congress government did was wrong. They made

Down from numero uno to 20th rank shameful: Sukhbir

Down from numero uno to 20th rank, shameful: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that it was shameful that Punjab had descended from number one to number twenty under the leadership of Capt Amarinder Singh and was now being ranked below erstwhile ‘BIMARU’ states like Bihar and Jharkhand. In a statement

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to walk the talk if he was really serious about boosting farmer earnings by announcing an immediate bonus of Rs 100 per quintal on paddy instead of playing politics by dubbing the historic increase of Rs 200 per

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers‘ urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers‘ urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Farmers outfits do not seem united on the same demand of MSP on crops. That’s why the main outfits of farmers’BKU (Rajewal) and BKU (Lakhowal) held separate activities in the Chandigarh. President of BKU (Rajewal), Balbir Singh Rajewal said in the meeting that the increase in MSP on crops is based on old

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

Shiromani Akali Dal protests outside Afganistan embassy

Shiromani Akali Dal protests outside Afganistan embassy

Shiromani Akali Dal protests outside Afganistan embassy. Members of Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee on Tuesday staged a protest outside Afghanistan Embassy in Delhi, condemning the Jalalabad attack. On Sunday, a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city killed at least 19 people, mostly Sikhs and Hindus.Demanding protection for Sikh citizens in

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

Punjabi youths in US jails: Harsimrat seeks Sushma's intervention

Punjabi youths in US jails: Harsimrat seeks Sushma’s intervention

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday urged Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of identifying Punjabis detained at Oregon detention centre in the United States as well as intervening with her US counterparts to ensure they received consular as well as legalaccess.In a statement here, Harsimrat

Sukhbir condemns murderous assault by sand mafia

Sukhbir condemns murderous assault by sand mafia

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday condemned the murderous attack on two forest of – ficials in Mohali by the sand mafia, saying attacks of government officials as well as large scale illegal sand mining were continuing unabated because the Congress government was patronising the mafia and also hand