SAD to hold dharnas at border on drug menace

BJP ally SAD on Sunday announced that it will organise protests on the international border on January 5 to "pressurise the BSF" to stop entry of drugs from "Pakistan side," even as the state Congress alleged that the Akalis were trying to shift the blame to the Centre.

SAD to hold dharnas at international border on drug menace

With BJP President Amit Shah set to begin a campaign against drugs from Amritsar on January 12 next year, its ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday announced that it will organise protests on the international border on January 5 against the drug menace.

Withdraw support to SAD on drug issue: Congress to Modi

Congress on Monday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for voicing concern over drug addiction and dared him to withdraw support from the alliance government with Akali Dal in Punjab over the "involvement" of state ministers in drug peddling.

SAD to extend 'unconditional support' to BJP in J&K polls

Giving boost to BJP ahead of the final phase of the Assembly polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal has decided to extended "unconditional support" to the party in the elections and appealed to the Sikh community to vote for candidates of the saffron party, the SAD here said on Monday.

Punjab govt ignored sacrifice of jawans killed in J&K attacks: BJP

BJP on Monday hit out at the Punjab government led by its ally SAD, alleging that while the state ignored the martyrdom of soldiers, it "wasted precious money" on performances by film actors.

Oldest serving CM Badal goes to school on his birthday

At 87, he is the oldest serving chief minister in the country. But even at this age, the `young-at-heart` Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal chose to celebrate his birthday with school students Monday.

Ensure employment for everyone: Badal to administration

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday asked officials to ensure employment for everyone in the state so that people can live a respectable life.

Punjab govt responsible for paddy procurement mess: Bajwa

 Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday alleged that the Parkash Singh Badal government was responsible for the mess in the process of paddy procurement in the state due to its utter mismanagement.

Lack of Vitamin D can lead to depression

 A new study has found that lack of Vitamin D is not only harmful for physical health, but it may also impact mental health, leading to depression.

6 absolute reasons why you should soak up the sun

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AISSF complaints against Navjot Sidhu to Akal Takht

In what could spell fresh trouble for cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, All India Sikh Student Federation (AISSF) has registered a complaint to Akal Takht for allegedly twisting words from Gurubani.

BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu takes dig at Punjab govt, SAD retaliates

A day after outspoken and gabby Navjot Singh Sidhu stirred up a hornet's nest by accusing the Punjab government of being corrupt, the ruling SAD on Monday hit back at the former BJP MP by urging his party's state unit to 'tame' him.

Municipal polls to be held in January: Punjab CM Badal

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said SAD in alliance with BJP will register victory in municipal corporation elections which will take place in January.

BJP buoyed by prediction of over 40 seats in Delhi polls: Reports

A survey conducted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has shown that it will gain massively in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, reports said.

SAD, BJP to fight Delhi polls together, says Jaitley; Badal denies rumours of friction

Both the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday came out in the open to deny any rumours of a rift between the two NDA partners.

NDA govt will render justice to victims of anti-Sikh riots: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the Union government has promised that it will extend all legal measures to ensure justice to the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Why some of us suffer from 'winter blues' revealed

A new study has shed light on why some people suffer from the winter blues while others get through the winter without any problems.

Navjot Singh Sidhu's security restored

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-led Punjab government on Wednesday restored the security cover to former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu, a day after he attacked the ruling dispensation for withdrawing it.

Amarinder Singh slams Punjab govt for diesel price hike

Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out at SAD-BJP government in Punjab for increasing the tax on diesel prices, saying it will put an additional burden on farmers who were in need of relief in the wake of "scanty" rains.

Badal calls for community participation for clean India

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today administered a cleanliness pledge under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' to government officials here.