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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

Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll

Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll

Jalandhar – In a jolt to the AAP, its two leaders HS Walia and CD Singh Kamboj on Sunday joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) along with their supporters ahead of the Shahkot Assembly bye-poll scheduled to be held on May 28. Both of them joined the SAD the presence of party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems difficult to keep the party unite AAP in Punjab. Although the state unit is going under revamp process, but its leaders have been leaving the party. Party is likely to suffer another jolt, tomorrow as its leader and candidate of Assembly

Congress SAD Sukhbir Badal Shahkot Minister

Former Congress Minister joins SAD in presence of Sukhbir Singh Badal

Former Congress leader and former minister Brij Bhupinder Singh Lali joined the Akali Dal on Friday.  Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia joined Lali in the party. Brij Bhupinder Singh Kang has been the Home Minister during the government of Beant Singh in Punjab. He has also contested elections against Ajit

SAD asks govt to act against Khaira if a ‘member of drug cartel’

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal today asked the Punjab government to act against Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira if it considers him a member of international drug cartel.’ In a statement issued here, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, national spokesman of the SAD, said: “It is strange to see that Punjab government has filed an

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Bathinda – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday thanked Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for a slew of projects given to Punjab by the NDA government two of which including the Zirakpur-Bathinda and Amritsar-Bathinda highways, were inaugurated on Monday.Addressing a huge public gathering at Goniana as a thanksgiving gesture to

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Sangrur – Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated a ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra’ in Sunam, about 15-km from here. This is the fourth ‘Kaushal Kendra’ in Punjab. These training centres are being established to skill the unskilled population of the country. Inaugurating the centre, Harsimrat said: “These centres will opened

SAD to intensify poll campaign, Sukhbir to reach Shahkot on May 16

SAD to intensify poll campaign, Sukhbir to reach Shahkot on May 16

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – In order to intensify the Shiromani Akali Dal’s strength in election campaign for the by-election of Shahkot assembly constituency, 43 zone in-charges have taken up the front and started the campaign to connect with voters in the villages and towns. The Party candidate, Naib Singh Kohar himself along with workers is in the

Sukhbir seeks judicial probe into brutal murder of kabaddi player

Sukhbir seeks judicial probe into brutal murder of kabaddi player

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday demanded a judicial probe into the brutal murder of kabaddi sportsperson Lakshmi Devi, saying the district police was siding with goons at the instance of Congress leaders leading to barbaric acts of violence against small marginal farmers. In a statement here, the SAD

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn's stand on history book

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn’s stand on history book

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading an alleged canard over the issue of Class XII History books and urged the people of Shahkot to vote for the Congress for the betterment of their area and the state.“The Akalis failed

Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD seeks arrest of Congress candidate Laddi

Shahkot Bye-poll: SAD seeks arrest of Congress candidate Laddi

Shahkot – Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday alleged that the Congress was earning huge profits from illegal mining business, which was halting the party leaders from acting against Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia even after the registration of an FIR against him. SAD on Wednesday organised a massive rally to demonstrate strength in

Cong has chopped off history of Punjab's saints from book: Sukhbir Badal

Cong has chopped off history of Punjab’s saints from book: Sukhbir Badal

Mohali – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said the Congress government had not only removed the entire history of the ten Sikh Gurus from the Class XII history book of the State education board but also chopped off the history of several saints including Guru Ravi Das and Sant Namdev. He was

History book row: 6-member oversight committee to examine syllabus

History book row: 6-member oversight committee to examine syllabus

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced the constitution of a 6-member Oversight Committee, headed by eminent historian Prof Kirpal Singh to examine the recommendations of the 2014 panel that had reviewed the History syllabus and to oversee all history books in the future. The Chief Minister, while lashing out at the Opposition

AAP believes previous Badal Govt. was better than Captain Govt.

AAP believes previous Badal Govt. was better than Captain Govt.

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The unit of Punjab AAP feels that previous Badal Government was better than present Captain Amrinder Singh’s Government. Leader of the party and MLA Aman Arora, replying to a question in the organised Press Conference said that it was Badal’s family like Badal himself, Sukhbir or Harsimrat Kaur, everyone used to ask well-being

SAD warns Congress against tampering with Sikh history

SAD warns Congress against tampering with Sikh history

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday issued a final ultimatum to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to immediately issue orders to stop the conspiracy to eliminate the proud and unparalleled history and heritage of the Khalsa Panth or face a worldwide popular resistance movement by the Sikh community.’ A high-level delegation of the SAD-BJP

Harsimrat writes to PM, urges to waive GST on langar items, sack Sinha

Harsimrat writes to PM, urges to waive GST on langar items, sack Sinha

Chandigarh – Senior SAD leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive GST on ingredients used to make ‘langars’ in gurdwaras. In her April 26 letter to the PM, Harsimrat said she hopes that the religious institutions serving free ‘langar’ will be exempted from the central Goods and

Sikh history chapter deletion: Sukhbir dares CM to prove SAD allegation wrong

Sikh history chapter deletion: Sukhbir dares CM to prove SAD allegation wrong

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Punjab Deputy Chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday challenged Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to produce before the media copies of the Punjab Education Board’s new book on history for Class XI today itself to prove his claim that chapters on Sikh history had not been

MHA move on DSP cadre violates Parliamentary resolution: Sukhbir

MHA move on DSP cadre violates Parliamentary resolution: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday lashed out at the reported move of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to merge the DSP cadre of the Chandigarh Police with the police officers of all Union Territories, including the Delhi Police. Rubbishing the move

Turban integral part of Sikhism: Sukhbir

Turban integral part of Sikhism: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the turban was an integral part of Sikhism and that the party would take up the query raised on this issue by the Supreme Court with the central government to ensure this issue was resolved once and for all. In a statement

SAD seeks criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide

SAD seeks criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday demanded the registration of a criminal case against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi for allegedly o rchestrating the Sikh genocide even as it asked the Congress president Rahul Gandhi to expel leaders like Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar who had executed the massacre of Sikhs in Delhi

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