Haryana govt action "provocative, unconstitutional": Badal

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday described the Haryana government`s action of getting a law enacted to set up a separate body for managing the affairs of Gurdwaras in that state as "provocative and a brazen interference in the religious affairs of the Sikh community".

Mulayam, Badal invites Mamata; Congress downplays

After its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress appears to be softening its stand towards ally Trinamool Congress.

Jaya congratulates Badal, Mulayam on poll wins

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Jayalalithaa on Tuesday greeted her Punjab counterpart Parkash
Singh Badal and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for
their poll wins in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

Badal urges Parl comm to take up Punjab`s issues

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal on Wednesday strongly urged members of the Parliamentary
Standing Committee on Commerce to take up various pending
issues of the state with the Central government for early
solution.

Cong demands white paper on spending by Badal family

Congress alleged it was refused information under the RTI Act on details of expenditures made by CM Parkash Singh Badal and his family on foreign trips, personal security cover and demanded a white paper on the spendings.

Badal flays Centre for neglecting farmers

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal has criticised the Centre for "totally neglecting" the welfare of farmers in the country.

Badal discharged, advised complete rest

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal, who was admitted to a hospital here after he
slipped at his residence and suffered injuries on October
7, was discharged Wednesday even as doctors advised him
complete rest for 3 weeks.

Badal decides to withdraw defamation cases against Amarinder

Hours after his acquittal in a
corruption case, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
today decided to withdraw "as goodwill gesture" two defamation
suits filed by him against his predecessor Amarinder Singh.

No differences with BJP: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal today said there were no differences between
ruling coalition partners Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and BJP

No differences with BJP: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal today said there were no differences between
ruling coalition partners Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and BJP

Punjab to have master plans for all cities: Badal

Punjab Chief
Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that it has been
decided to prepare master plans for all towns and cities by
the end of this year in order to ensure integrated and planned
development of urban sector.

Threat to Sikhs: Badal, his Deputy to meet PM soon

The SAD-BJP government in
Punjab has sought Centre`s intervention to ensure safety of
Sikhs in Kashmir in the wake of reported threats to them from
militants to embrace Islam or leave the valley.

Threat issue: Badal seeks PM`s intervention

In the wake of reported threats
to Sikhs in Kashmir from militants to embrace Islam or leave
the valley, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today
demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention in the
matter.

Ownership of river water vest in states where they actually flow: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said worldwide
riparian principles have established that ownership of river
waters vested in those states or areas where the rivers
actually flow.

No need for identity cards for SGPC polls: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal today said there was no need to issue identity
cards to Sikh voters for upcoming SGPC elections.

Badal opposes inclusion of caste in census

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal today opposed the inclusion of caste in census,
citing the teachings of the Sikh Gurus espousing "a class-less
and caste-less" society.

Badal, Gadkari participate in `ardas` with shoes on

Punjab Chief Minister
Parkash Singh Badal and BJP President Nitin Gadkari today
appeared to have stoked a controversy by participating in a
religious function allegedly with their shoes on.

Badal announces partial remission of punishment for prisoners

Punjab Chief Minister
Parkash Singh Badal on Friday announced remission of jail terms
ranging between one month to one year to different categories
of prisoners across the state.

Congress to file criminal case against Badal

Punjab unit of Congress would file a
criminal case against Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Govt shielding Tytler, Kumar: Badal

Vowing to continue the fight for justice for 1984 Sikh riot victims, Akali Dal Thursday accused the government of shielding Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler
and Sajjan Kumar.