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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

SAD to give memos to DCs for cutting tax on petrol and diesel

SAD to give memos to DCs for cutting tax on petrol and diesel

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will launch a statewide drive to put pressure on the Punjab government to reduce its share of the taxes on petrol and diesel so as to reduce the price by at least Rs 10 per liter. Announcing this here on Monday, party spokesperson Harcharan Bains said a decision to this

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

Bhagwant Mann rules out alliance with Congress

Bhagwant Mann rules out alliance with Congress

Khanna – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann put a full stop on the speculations of alliance of his party with the Congress on Monday. Reacting to the rumours being spread about poll alliance with the Congress in the state, Mann said that poll alliance with the Congress will not be done. He also said

Stop sham protest, ensure VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Majithia to Jakhar

Stop sham protest, ensure VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Majithia to Jakhar

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday asked Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar to stop sham protests on the issue of lowering taxes on petrol and diesel and instead put pressure on the Congress government to slash VAT on these petroleum products to give an instantaneous relief of Rs 20

Harsimrat visits KVK; stresses on promoting Self-Help Groups

Harsimrat visits KVK; stresses on promoting Self-Help Groups

Sangrur – To inspect various activities, being conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kherri (Sangrur), Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on Monday visited the KVK, Kherri. During her visit, she evaluated various extension activities, being performed by the Kendra, like on-farm trials, front line demonstrations, farmers and farm women trainings, skill development