Akali leader Gurcharan Galib passes away, CM condoles

Former Ludhiana MP and Akali leader Gurcharan Singh Galib passed away here today after a brief illness.

Fight unitedly against Akalis misrule, Rahul tells Punjab Congress

Against the backdrop of infighting in the party's state unit, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked the partymen to stand united to fight against the alleged misrule of Akali government.

Parkash Singh Badal to lead Punjab in statewide 'Swachh Bharat' mission

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal would lead the state-wide 'Swachh Bharat' mission at a state level function to be held at Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district tomorrow.

Akali Dal-BJP alliance strong: Punjab CM

With the BJP`s 25-year-old alliance with Shiv Sena coming under strain before the Maharashtra assembly polls, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Sunday said the alliance between the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the BJP in Punjab is strong and not comparable to any other alliance.

Akali Dal wins Talwandi Sabo Assembly seat

Shiromani Akali Dal candidate Jeet Mohinder Singh won the Talwandi Sabo assembly seat in Punjab by over 46,600 votes, officials said here.

Badal trying to cover non-performance by launching Morcha: Congress

Punjab Congress on Sunday alleged that the ruling Akali Dal in a bid to cover "across-the-board non-performance and brazen corruption" in the government was now planning to launch "Morcha" on the issue of separate HSGPC.

Congress backs separate SGPC for Haryana

The Congress central leadership on Saturday came out in full support of Haryana in its face-off with the Centre on the creation of a separate SGPC, accusing the Narendra Modi government of encroaching on the autonomy of states.

HSGPC row: Haryana asks Rajnath Singh to withdraw Home Ministry letter

Hardening its stand over the setting up of a new board to manage Sikh shrines in the state, the Haryana government Saturday urged union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to withdraw his ministry`s letter to it, asking the state governor to withdraw assent to the bill for a new board.

HSGPC row: Akali Dal calls for mega Sikh conference July 27

Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday announced it would hold a mega panthic conference (Vishal Panthic Ikath) of Sikhs from all over the world July 27 at Amritsar`s Golden Temple complex against the Haryana government`s move to set up a separate panel to manage gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in the state.

It`s Haryana vs Punjab-Centre on row over separate SGPC

The row over a separate SGPC in Congress-ruled Haryana on Friday grew into a full-blown battle between the state on one hand and Akali Dal-BJP ruled Punjab and the Centre on the other as Haryana refused to accept Union Home Ministry`s directive to have a Bill in this regard withdrawn.

Akali Dal warns Congress over separate Haryana Sikh body

The Shiromani Akali Dal Monday warned the Congress against a conspiracy to weaken the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) by trying to create a separate Sikh body to take control of gurdwaras in Haryana.

Parkash Singh Badal to attend office three days a week

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has decided to attend his office at least three days a week, officials said on Wednesday.

Harsimrat Kaur: Akali Dal`s face in Parliament

Daughter-in-law of Punjab Chief Minister Parakash Singh Badal, Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal is a prominent face of the party in Parliament.

Record 73% voters turnout in Punjab; polling peaceful

A record 73 per cent rpt 73 per cent of total 1.95 crore electors today voted to elect 13 Lok Sabha MPs from Punjab where the polling was largely peaceful, barring few incidents of violence.

Narendra Modi hints key position for Arun Jaitley if NDA govt comes to power

Hinting at a possible key position for Arun Jaitley in the government if NDA comes to power, Narendra Modi on Friday said the senior BJP leader will be an asset not only to the Centre but also to the Akali Dal-led government in Punjab.

Akalis protest against Amarinder`s defence of Tytler in anti-Sikh riots case

Akali Dal Monday staged a protest outside Congress headquarters here against its Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Amarinder Singh`s alleged remarks on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.

1984 riots: Akali Dal workers protest against Amarinder Singh`s clean chit to Tytler

Akali Dal workers on Monday held a massive protest outside the Congress headquarters in Delhi over a statement made by former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh with regards to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Sunny Deol to contest against Manish Tewari?

Bollywood actor Sunny Deol may begin his political career during the General Elections. The `Punjab da Puttar` may contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls against Congress heavyweight Manish Tewari from Punjab`s Ludhiana constituency, reports suggested on Friday.

Navjot Sidhu skips Narendra Modi`s rally in Punjab

The BJP`s lone Lok Sabha member from Punjab, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sunday gave a miss to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s rally here.

JD(U) wants Parkash Singh Badal to hoist flag at Red Fort

Nitish Kumar led Janta Dal (United) on Sunday pitched for veteran Akali leader and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to head the nation.