Akali Dal leader gets seven-year jail for graft

A CBI special court here awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to Akali Dal leader Mangat Rai Bansal in an embezzlement case related with the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Twenty-two other convicts were also sent to jail.

Punjab Police officer beaten up allegedly by Akali Dal leader

A senior Punjab Police officer was allegedly beaten up by a leader of the state`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal`s youth front.