Sukhbir Singh Badal

2015 Kotkapura firing: SAD chief Badal appears before Punjab Police SIT

Led by Additional Director General of Police L K Yadav, the SIT had summoned Badal, who was then the deputy chief minister and home minister of the state.

published on : 14th September 2022

SIT questions Sukhbir Badal in 2015 Kotkapura police firing case; Akalis cry foul  

Two Sikh youths protesting sacrilege in Kotkapura’s Behbal Kalan town died when the police resorted to firing.

published on : 7th September 2022

SAD announces reforms: One family, one ticket; only two terms in row for president

The planned changes unveiled by party president Sukhbir Singh Badal are apparently triggered by the party's bad showing in the last Punjab Assembly polls.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Punjab: SAD chief Sukhbir Singh announces groundbreaking changes aimed at strengthening the party

Sukhbir took everyone by surprise and announced that the party chief would be eligible to hold office for two terms of five years each following which one-year break is mandatory. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

SAD chief Sukhbir Badal summoned on September 6 in 2015 Behbal Kalan police firing inquiry

The SIT, investigating the police firing incident during a protest against an alleged sacrilege incident, is led by Inspector General of Police Naunihal Singh.

published on : 31st August 2022

SAD seeks CBI, ED probe into Punjab's excise policy 'scam'; meets Governor

In July, Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena recommended a CBI probe into the alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Excise Policy 2021-22.

published on : 31st August 2022

Kotakpura police firing: SAD chief Sukhbir Badal skips appearance before SIT

However, official sources said the SIT had recently served the summons through a police official and a courier twice to Badal but they were was not received.

published on : 30th August 2022

SIT summons Sukhbir in 2015 Faridkot firing case

Badal was the deputy CM-cum-home minister in SAD-BJP government when incidents of desecration of religious texts and subsequent police firing on protestors took place at Kotkapura in Faridkot district

published on : 26th August 2022

SAD alleges ‘Delhi-like’ liquor scam worth Rs 500 crore in Punjab

Badal said “now when an FIR had been registered in the Delhi excise scam, the same should be done in case of Punjab also”.        

published on : 26th August 2022

Akali Dal working committee authorises Sukhbir Badal to take steps for strengthening party

The development comes in the backdrop of rumblings for a change in the leadership of the Shiromani Akali Dal.

published on : 12th August 2022

Acting district chiefs of party expressed faith in Sukhbir Badal's leadership, claims SAD

A conspiracy is afoot to destabilise regional parties, a SAD statement claimed, asking party leaders to desist from questioning the Badal's authority or face disciplinary action.

published on : 11th August 2022

Bikram Singh Majithia's release on bail boosts Akali Dal morale amid leadership crisis

Majithia walked out of the jail on bail with the Punjab and Haryana High Court saying there were 'reasonable grounds' to believe that he is not guilty.

published on : 10th August 2022

Punjab: Sukhbir Badal should step down as party chief, say SAD leaders

In the assembly elections, the Shiromani Akali Dalcould win only three seats.

published on : 10th August 2022

'Mann surrendered Punjab's right over Chandigarh by asking land for Assembly': Badal

Badal said his party will not allow the Centre to allot land to Haryana for setting up an additional building of the Haryana Assembly in Chandigarh.

published on : 10th July 2022

Akali Dal chief Badal demands CBI probe into Patiala violence, seeks release of Sikh prisoners

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal expressed grave concern at the manner in which attempts were being made to vitiate communal harmony through irresponsible statements by AAP leaders

published on : 4th May 2022

Manpreet Ayali appointed leader of SAD legislature unit; Sukhbir offers to resign from party chief's post

The SAD faced its worst-ever performance in the just-concluded assembly polls as it could win only three seats.

published on : 18th March 2022

AAP juggernaut clouds Akalis as new Punjab assembly won't have representation of Badals

The Congress government in the state had been accused of being hand in glove with the SAD due to its soft-pedalling on charges against the Badals.

published on : 11th March 2022

Sukhbir Badal accuses Kejriwal of blocking 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Bhullar's release

Badal hit out at Kejriwal after the Sentence Review Board (SRB) headed by Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday deferred the decision on the early release of Bhullar.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Navjot Singh Sidhu hits back at BJP, says it was just a hug not Rafale deal

On Tuesday, Sitharaman said that Sidhu's gesture of hugging Pakistan's army chief impacted soldiers back home and asserted that the Punjab minister could have "avoided it".

published on : 19th September 2018

Shahkot bypoll: SAD urges Election Commission for arrest of Congress candidate

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal today urged the Election Commission to order the immediate arrest of Hardev Singh Laddi.

published on : 8th May 2018
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