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Sukhbir takes Ludhiana by storm as LIP leaders join SAD

Sukhbir takes Ludhiana by storm as LIP leaders join SAD

DP correspondent Ludhiana In a major jolt to the Lok Insaaf Party, close aide of MLA Simarjit Singh Bains, Vipan Sood Kaka, along with his supporters, joined the Shiromani Akali Dal in the presence of Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday.Sood was cashier and constituency In charge of the party. He has

No question of withdrawing Gen J J Singh from Khadoor Sahib: Brahmpura

No question of withdrawing Gen J J Singh from Khadoor Sahib: Brahmpura

DP Correspondent Amritsar The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD-Taksali) has made it clear that there was no question of withdrawing its candidate, Gen (retired) J J Singh from the electoral battlefield from Khadoor Sahib constituency in favour of Bibi Paramjit Kaur Khalra who has been fielded by the Punjab Ekta Party (PEP) from the same Lok

Punjabis voted for "sacred charan" of Dasam Patshah: cheated by Captain's false oath.

Punjabis voted for “sacred charan” of Dasam Patshah: cheated by Captain’s false oath.

Khanna/ Amargarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said here today that in the last assembly poll , the people of Punjab had voted for the “sacred ‘charan’ of Dasmesh Pita Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji Mahraj, Takhat Shri Damadma Sahib and the holy Gutka Sahib as Captain Amarinder Singh had taken

Shiromani Akali Dal clears candidates for three LS seats

Shiromani Akali Dal clears candidates for three LS seats

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday announced its candidates for Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib, Fatehgarh Sahib and Patiala Lok Sabha constituencies. Prem Singh Chandumajra will contest again from Anandpur Sahib. Surjit Singh Rakhra has been fielded in Patiala and bureaucrat-turned-politician Darbara Singh Guru in Fatehgarh Sahib. The Shiromani Akali Dal has so far cleared the names

Cong campaign on, SAD, AAP yet to decide candidates

Cong campaign on, SAD, AAP yet to decide candidates

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As the Lok Sabha elections are round the corner, the Congress party has started its poll campaigning in Ludhiana. However, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) is yet to decide on candidates. The Lok Sabha elections in Punjab will be held on May 19

Fatehgarh Sahib likely to see Battle of equals

Fatehgarh Sahib likely to see Battle of equals

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Fatehgarh Sahib Two former IAS officers may contest elections from Fatehgarh Sahib Reserve Constituency in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is set to field Darbara Singh Guru while Dr Amar Singh is likely to contest elections on the Congress ticket.The names of both the leaders are almost final and

SAD MLA Sharanjit Dhillon on hunger strike in protest against Govt over development projects

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Accusing the Government for becoming hurdle in development, Shiromani Akal Dal MLA from Sahnewal Sharanjit Singh Dhillon started hunger strike from Monday. Dhillon sat on indefinite hunger strike at Rahon road of Sahnewal constituency for not sanctioning funds for sewerage project, road infrastructure and other works. More than one dozen Panchayats of

Akali Dal protest against two year poor performance of Congress Government

Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal led by Gurmeet Singh Kular and Youth Akali Dal district president Meetpal Singh Dugri protested against poor performance of Congress led state government in last two years.  SAD senior leader Gurmeet Kular and Meetpal Singh Dugri questioned the achievements of Government in last two years and raised slogans against Punjab

Supporters of candidates to face action for issuing advertisements without authority

EC to keep any eye on social media accounts of candidates  Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Acting tough, the Election Commission will take action against the supporters of candidates for issuing advertisements in media without any authority. The election commission has observed that many times the candidates avoid giving advertisements in media directly to save expenditure

Samosa for Rs 10, cup of tea Rs 8, chair Rs 8 fixed for candidates, EC finalises prices of 171 items used in campaigning

Limit of Rs 70 lakh fixed for candidate for election campaigning Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: With the model code of conduct comes into force, the Samosa piece will cost candidate for Rs 10, Rs 8 for cup of tea, Jalebis at Rs 140 per KG, Rs 8 for plastic chair. The election Commission has proposed

Shiromani Akali Dal clears candidates for three LS seats

Lok Sabha Polls: Grewal, Dhanda, Sonu Sood top contenders for Akali Dal’s ticket from Ludhiana

Sitting MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest elections on Congress ticket Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: With just two months left for Lok Sabha elections, the aspirants for Lok Sabha elections have pulled up their socks. From Ludhiana parliamentary constituency, sitting MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest elections on Congress

Sukhbir takes Ludhiana by storm as LIP leaders join SAD

Sukhbir appoints 58 SAD vice-presidents

BIBI SARWINDER KAUR DHALIWAL HAS BEEN MADE A MEMBER OF THE POLITICAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE DP BUREAU Chandigarh Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday appointed 58 senior leaders as new vice presidents. Besides, he also appointed former MP Bibi Sarwinder Kaur Dhaliwal as a member of the Political Affairs Committee (PAC). A

Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire

Age-old SAD-BJP bond comes under fire

Ajay Bhardwaj Chandigarh Age-long bonds between the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal are under strain. Primarily because the BJP government at the Centre has failed to ameliorate the plight of farmers that has been a core support bank of the SAD. It was reflected glaringly in the manner farming community voted against the BJP

Guilty Akal Takht Avtar religious misconduct Tankha

Guilty! Akal Takht punishes Avtar, Hit for religious misconduct and 7 days’ Tankha announced

HAD COMPARED BIHAR CM WITH GURU GOBIND SINGH JI DP CORRESPONDENT Amritsar The Akal Takht held senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Avtar Singh Hit guilty of gross ‘religious misconduct’ and directed him to undergo ‘tankha’ (religious punishment) to atone for his ‘misconduct’ which was of a very grave nature and had hurt Sikh sentiments.

After age-long ties with SAD, Brahmpura shook hands with Capt Amarinder: Sukhbir

After age-long ties with SAD, Brahmpura shook hands with Capt Amarinder: Sukhbir

After age-long ties with SAD, Brahmpura shook hands with Capt Amarinder: Sukhbir. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday alleged that the Khadoor Sahib MP Ranjit Singh Brahmpura had unleashed a conspiracy to split the SAD after a meeting with Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and that now all doors of the

Navjot Singh Open Letter

SAD slams Sidhu for violation of protocols in writing letters to PM Modi, Imran Khan

SAD slams Sidhu for violation of protocols in writing letters to PM Modi, Imran Khan. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday criticised Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating protocols and writing letters directly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani PM Imran Khan. Speaking to ANI, SAD leader Daljeet Singh Cheema said, “As

Voting begins for Punjab panchayat elections

Voting begins for Punjab panchayat elections. Amid a cold wave sweeping the state, the voting for panchayat elections began across Punjab’s rural belt on Sunday.The State Election Commission (SEC) officials said over 1.27 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the panchayat (village council) elections.The polling is being held for 13,276 panchayats.Though the

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi, rules out need for alliance with AAP

SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder for betraying farmers

SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder for betraying farmers. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to explain why they had duped the poster boy of its promised loan waiver scheme – Budh Singh and lakhs of Punjab farmers by promising ‘karja kurki khatam’ but

AAP MLA Jarnail Singh not real Sikh: Manjinder Singh Sirsa

AAP MLA Jarnail Singh not real Sikh: Manjinder Singh Sirsa. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has said that Aam Aadmi Party leader and MLA Jarnail Singh is not a real Sikh as he does not speak up for his own community in the Delhi Legislative Assembly. “AAP MLA also said that no

Sukhbir Badal writes to Chief Minister against closure of Sewa Kendras

SAD president asks Rahul to remove Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh CM

SAD president asks Rahul to remove Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh CM. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to tell the people whether he will expel Jagdish Tytler from the Congress and remove Kamal Nath from the post of chief minister of Madhya Pradesh or wait