Sukhbir Singh Badal

Sukhbir vows to repeal both central and state agricultural laws in Punjab if returned to power

The resolution had rejected Modi’s anti-farmer Acts and also sought declaration of Punjab as principal market area, he said. It also sought rejection of the APMC Act 2017.  

published on : 23rd October 2020

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal urges PM Modi to invite farmers for talks over farm laws issue

Badal also asked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to go to Delhi and press the Centre over the issue of farm legislations.

published on : 11th October 2020

Farm laws: SAD says will initiate national pro-farmer front

Sukhbir Singh Badal, whose SAD quit the NDA over the laws, said he would personally be involved in the initiative and soon begin meeting representatives of other regional parties in Delhi.

published on : 9th October 2020

Farooq Abdullah calls up Sukhbir Singh Badal, hails his stand against farm bills

The SAD on Saturday quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the farm legislations and the non-inclusion of Punjabi as official language in Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill.

published on : 28th September 2020

'Sad, disappointing', says Sukhbir Singh Badal as farm Bills get President's nod

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave assent to three contentious farm bills that have triggered protests, especially in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 27th September 2020

BJP's oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal quits NDA over Modi government's Farm Bills

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the Farm Bills on agricultural marketing brought by the BJP government are lethal and disastrous for the already beleaguered farmers.

published on : 26th September 2020

Declare entire state agriculture market: Badal hits back at Amarinder after latter flays SAD

Badal also asked the chief minister to repeal the amendments made by his government in the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee Act in 2017.

published on : 26th September 2020

No alliance bigger for us than welfare of farmers: Sukhbir Singh Badal

The SAD-BJP alliance could be reaching a flash point sooner than expected, if the speeches by top leaders of the parties are any indication. 

published on : 25th September 2020

Farm bills: SAD to hold 'chakka jaam' in Punjab, Sukhbir Badal to launch four-day campaign

Notably, around 30 farmers' outfits have already given a call for a complete shutdown in Punjab on September 25 in protest against the Bills.

published on : 22nd September 2020

INTERVIEW | We will continue to be the voice of farmers, says Sukhbir Badal

The forceful passage of the Bills in the Rajya Sabha is a cause of concern for the parliamentary democracy.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Shiromani Akali Dal delegation to meet President Ram Nath Kovind over passage of agriculture Bills

On September 17, SAD leader and Lok Sabha MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Union Cabinet, displaying her opposition to the three Bills.

published on : 21st September 2020

'Very unfortunate' that farmers not taken on board over farm bills: Sukhbir Singh Badal attacks NDA

Badal also slammed the Congress for not voting against the bills in Parliament, a reference to the walkout from the House by the opposition party before the voting took place in Lok Sabha.

published on : 18th September 2020

SAD ready to make any sacrifice for farmers, will decide on continuing in NDA later: Sukhbir

The party's future course of action and whether to stay in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) or not will be decided in a party meeting later, he said.

published on : 17th September 2020

Farm bills fallout: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Modi government

"I have resigned from Union Cabinet in protest against anti-farmer ordinances and legislation. Proud to stand with farmers as their daughter and sister," Kaur said after quitting Modi government.

published on : 17th September 2020

Voted against Essential Commodities Bill after BJP ignored stakeholders on farm ordinances: SAD

Party leader Prem Singh Chandumajra said too had stood up in the Parliament 'to the party's rich and glorious traditions' to oppose the farm ordinances.

published on : 16th September 2020
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