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BJP wants Badal to keep away from campaigning for INLD in Haryana

The Haryana unit of BJP has asked its central leadership to keep Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal away from campaigning for the Indian National Lok Dal for the upcoming state assembly polls.

Discontent brewing in SAD-BJP camp in Punjab

 Discontent has been brewing in the SAD-BJP camp in Punjab over various issues, including the switching of sides by senior leader P S Gill and imposition of property and advance taxes in the state.

Want to quit as SAD youth wing chief: Majithia

 Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today said he is ready to quit the post of Shiromani Akali Dal youth wing chief as he did not want to hold too many positions. "The post of the youth wing president of Shiromani Akali Dal is a huge responsibility. I am representing the government in the Council of Ministers, besides being the president of the Punjab Rifle Association. I do not want to occupy too many posts," he told reporters at Jalandhar on the sidelines of Punjab State Shooting Championship.

Punjab govt's investment summits big hoax: Congress

 Terming the "much-hyped" investment summits organised by the Punjab government as "big hoax", Congress today alleged that the events had failed to facilitate any investment for the state. Quoting information received through Right to Information (RTI), Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa said Punjab Investors Summit of December 2013 and Agriculture Summit of February 2014 have proved to be "big hoax" as no MoU had finally materialised.

Punjab bypolls: stakes high for Patiala royal family, Akalis

Stakes are high for the royal family of Patiala and the ruling Akalis as the results of the bypolls to Patiala and Talwandi Sabo Assembly seats in Punjab are to be declared on Monday.

Bhagwant Mann behind shoe throwing incident at Issru: SAD

SAD accused AAP MP Bhagwant Mann of being behind the recent shoe hurling incident on the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at Issru near Ludhiana.

Amarinder, Badals are hand in glove: Arvind Kejriwal

Shiromani Akali Dal led by Badals and Congress leader Amarinder Singh were hand in glove and simply playing with the sentiments of common people, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal alleged today.

Ex SAD leader, 4 others awarded life in prison for killing ASI

A local court on Friday sentenced a former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and four others to life imprisonment till death for killing a policeman who protested against eve-teasing of his daughter by them in a busy market place in 2012.

Stop taking `flawed` orders from SAD leaders: Bajwa tells cops

Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa today called on policemen to listen to their conscience rather than follow "illegal and flawed orders" of Akali leaders.

Congress to contest Assembly polls on development plank: Hooda

Congress will contest the Assembly polls in Haryana on the issue of equitable development, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here on Monday.

HSGMC leaders to meet Hooda seeking control of Sikh shrines

Alleging that Amritsar-based SGPC and SAD supporters are "occupying" Sikh shrines in the state, Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee leaders today said they will meet Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda tomorrow seeking control of the Gurudwaras and eviction of their Punjab counterparts.

Akalis turned Patiala into virtual slum: Preneet

The ruling SAD-BJP government in Punjab has "discriminated" against Patiala during its last eight years of rule as people of the constituency have always voted and supported Congress, former Union minister Preneet Kaur said on Sunday.

SAD takes a dig at BJP MLA Joshi over tax issue

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today took a dig at BJP MLA Anil Joshi and asked him not to politicise the matter, after the Punjab government decided to rollback the `advance tax on stock`.

Punjab passes private universities bill amid stiff opposition

The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed the Rayat-Bahra University Bill 2014 and GNA University Bill amid stiff opposition from Congress and serious reservations by the MLAs of ruling SAD-BJP combine.

Damage to property will invite punishment in Punjab

Damaging public or private property in Punjab during strike, road or rail blockade will now attract imprisonment of up to one year in jail and fine with the state Assembly today passing a bill in this regard.

Jeet Mohinder Sidhu to be SAD-BJP candidate from Talwandi Sabo

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal today announced Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu, who had joined the party after switching over from Congress, as its candidate for the Talwandi Sabo Assembly bypoll to be held on August 21.

SAD-BJP govt not indulging in political vendetta, says Sukhbir

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal today said SAD-BJP government has never indulged in political vendetta after the name of Congress MLA Amarinder Singh Raja Warring cropped up in an alleged drug racket.

HSGPC row: SAD terms Haryana move unconstitutional

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday described as "unconstitutional" the Haryana government`s move for a separate body to manage Sikh shrines in the state.

SAD-BJP alliance firm, enjoying cordial relationship: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said that the SAD-BJP alliance was very firm and both the parties were enjoying cordial relationship.

Judge SAD-BJP Govt on basis of its performance: Badal to people

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday called upon the people to judge the SAD-BJP government in the state only on the basis of its performance.