Shiromani Akali Dal

Lok Sabha elections 2019: No guessing game in volatile Malwa region of Punjab

It’s a cocktail of explosive issues on which Malwa goes to polls next Sunday — from drugs to sacrilege, lack of development, war shadow, and Mazhabi Sikhs versus Ramdasias, among others.

published on : 17th May 2019

We are not enemies, politics should not be like India vs Pakistan: Sukhbir Badal

He also articulated his concerns about personal attacks against leaders and the quality of leaders in the ongoing Lok Sabha election, now in its last lap.

published on : 16th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Punjab bigwig spouses face rough weather 

They are the wives of the most high-profile political leaders of Punjab and are well-known faces in their own right, but face tough poll battles this time.

published on : 15th May 2019

Harsimrat Kaur dribbles on assembly turf in Lok Sabha battle

The Union Minister of Food Processing's election speeches in villages across the dusty tracts of her family borough Lambi bordering Haryana and Rajasthan are marked by "gali, naali and dharamshala".

published on : 10th May 2019

BJP and SAD slam Congress for Sam Pitroda's 1984 remarks

Both the parties said that it exposes the Congress' anti-Sikh mentality and demanded that Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi should apologise for the statement.

published on : 10th May 2019

Rajiv Gandhi was 'India's biggest mob lyncher': Shiromani Akali Dal

Referring to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, SAD spokesperson Manjinder Sirsa said that the former PM is the only Prime Minister in the world who organised mob lynching against a particular community.

published on : 5th May 2019

Once a bitter critic, ex-MP Jagmeet Brar joins Shiromani Akali Dal

A bitter critic of Badals, Brar had often blamed SAD patron and five-time former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal for the death of his father Gurmeet Singh Brar in 1977.

published on : 19th April 2019

SAD to field former minister Gulzar Singh Ranike from Faridkot Lok Sabha seat

Faridkot assumes significance as three villages (Bargari, Behbal Kalan and Jawaharsinghwala) where the sacrilege incident of 2015 took place fall under this constituency. 

published on : 7th April 2019

INTERVIEW | There will be reverse sweep in Punjab this time: Sukhbir Singh Badal on Lok Sabha Polls

It’s being said SAD’s graph is at an all-time low due to the anger against the party for its handling of the sacrilege incidents, subsequent police firing and the apology to Ram Rahim.

published on : 19th March 2019

Lok Sabha Polls: No tie-up between SAD (Taksali), AAP in Punjab

The two sides, which have been in touch with each other for two months, are in a stalemate over the Anandpur Sahib seat.

published on : 18th March 2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu enraged as Akalis wave his photo with Pak army chief in Punjab Assembly

Akali leaders led by Majithia burned the photographs of Sidhu including those in which he is seen hugging the Pakistan Army chief, outside the House.

published on : 18th February 2019

SAD-BJP alliance sticks to old seat sharing formula in Punjab

Also, the two alliance partners are will not swap the two parliamentary seats Amritsar with Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur with Jalandhar.

published on : 10th February 2019

Former Army Chief JJ Singh joins Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali)

He joined the Taksali brigade in presence of SAD (Taksali) president Ranjit Singh Brahmpura and senior vice-president Rattan Singh Ajnala.

published on : 6th February 2019

BJP meets Sukhbir Singh Badal to appease Shiromani Akali Dal anger 

Functionaries who were privy to discussions said the both leaders managed to hammer out a truce after the two-hour meeting.

published on : 3rd February 2019

If an extra step is needed to keep Akalis then we must take that step: Subramanian Swamy

Speaking to ANI, Swamy said, “There was a time when Shiv Sena was angry with us but now all is well. Akalis are our oldest allies; if an extra step is needed to keep Akalis then we must take that step

published on : 1st February 2019
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