Shiromani Akali Dal

Sukhbir Singh Badal hits out at CM Amarinder Singh over power crises in Punjab, says industries are suffering huge losses

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said, "There is no sufficient electricity for us. In the last 4.5 years, Captain Amarinder Singh has not added a single thermal/solar plant. He even closed Bathinda & Ropar thermal plants. I appeal to Captain to buy electricity from wherever you get then only industries will survive."

Jul 08, 2021, 07:24 AM IST

Sukhbir Singh Badal slams Punjab CM over power cuts, announces protest

The SAD leader said that after betraying farmers by refusing to implement a complete farm loan waiver, the Punjab CM has now effectively made the free power facility a farce in the state.

Jul 02, 2021, 07:54 AM IST

Sukhbir Singh Badal, SAD workers detained amid huge protest outside Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's house

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and party workers were protesting outside CM Captain Amarinder Singh's residence in Siwan demanding the dismissal of Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu. They also sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged selling of vaccines at an exorbitant price.

Jun 15, 2021, 15:57 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal: Punjab Govt was selling vaccines to private hospitals by buying them at cheap prices

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal in a statement alleged that the state govt was selling the vaccine to private institutions instead of giving it free to the common man. He said that a vaccine dose costing ₹400 to the state was being sold to private institutions for ₹1,060.

Jun 04, 2021, 14:12 PM IST

SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal asks Punjab govt to buy vaccine doses worth Rs 1,000 Cr

The SAD President Badal was talking with the media after inaugurating the tenth COVID  Care centre at Khatunangal in the Amritsar district established by the SGPC.

May 29, 2021, 22:08 PM IST

Punjab FM to present Budget in state assembly, SAD holds march against suspension of its MLAs, fuel price hike

Recently, all SAD MLAs were suspended from Assembly for the rest of the session after they interrupted CM's speech on the Governor’s address.

Mar 08, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

On Budget day in Punjab, SAD to hold ‘Punjab Mangda Hisab' protests against Congress government

The 'dharna' by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will be held under the banner of the 'Punjab Mangda Hisab' campaign of the SAD. On March 8, the Captain Amarinder Singh-led government will present the budget in the Vidhan Sabha.

Mar 05, 2021, 19:16 PM IST

Agriculture laws: SAD stalwart Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma Vibhushan award citing 'betrayal of farmers'

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal's move follows over two months after his Shiromani Akali Dal pulled out of the BJP-led NDA at the Centre.

Dec 03, 2020, 16:42 PM IST

Punjab: Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa receives threat call from Pakistan

Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa in Punjab has received a phone call from Pakistan to withdraw a complaint against Karan Johar.

Sep 28, 2020, 20:02 PM IST

Centre didn't listen on honouring farmers' sentiments: Shiromani Akali Dal breaks ties with BJP-led NDA over farm bills

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the move on Saturday night after attending a core committee meeting of the party.

Sep 26, 2020, 23:22 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind accepts Harsimrat Kaur's resignation, Narendra Singh Tomar given additional charge

Hours after Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Union Council of Ministers, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday (September 18, 2020) accepted the resignation. 

Sep 18, 2020, 08:03 AM IST

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from government in protest against farm bills

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Union Cabinet in protest against the three farm bills tabled in the two Houses of Parliament.

Sep 17, 2020, 20:56 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal submits memorandum to S Jaishankar over Nankana Sahib vandalism, Sikh youth killing

The memorandum dated January 6 urged Jaishankar to request the concerned authorities in Pakistan that the trial in the case against Chishti be fast-tracked and strict punishment be awarded to him "in order to send a message to the society for the protection of minorities".

Jan 06, 2020, 16:23 PM IST

Akali Dal leader shot dead in Amritsar; CBI probe sought

Gurdeep Singh was shot multiple times by assailants while returning from the Gurudwara.

Jan 02, 2020, 21:13 PM IST

PMC bank case: RBI must return our money, says SAD MLA Manjinder Singh

People having their bank accounts in PMC have been restricted with making transactions after the scam came into light. It was also reported that several Gurudawars also had their depoists, upto the tune of almost 100 crore with the bank, are facing trouble to make preparations for the Guruparb, which falls on November 12.

Oct 07, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

SAD to contest Haryana assembly elections

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the party's Core Committee (CC) held here. 

Sep 17, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Punjab farmers' society burns Pakistan PM Imran Khan's effigy to protest abduction of Sikh girl

The Punjab Border Kisan Welfare Society on Saturday set fire to an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a protest against the alleged Pakistan government's inaction on the abduction of the Sikh girl, who was forcibly converted and then married to a Muslim man, in Lahore.

Aug 31, 2019, 21:08 PM IST

Boycott international convention in Lahore; Sikh body chief asks leaders over girl's forceful conversion case

Shiromani Akali Dal spokesperson Manjinder S Sirsa on Saturday appealed to "opinion leaders" of Sikh community to boycott the International Sikh Convention in Pakistan's Lahore until Jagjit Kaur, who was forcibly converted and married to a Muslim man, safely returns home.

Aug 31, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

BJP's protest on Sam Pitroda's remarks on 1984 riots

A day after Sam Pitroda brushed off the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday protested against Congress in Punjab’s Amritsar.

May 10, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

SAD backs PM Narendra Modi, calls Rajiv Gandhi India's 'biggest mob lyncher'

SAD leader Sirsa said that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi must accept that his party was guilty of organising 1984 anti-Sikh riots which broke out across India. 

May 06, 2019, 10:20 AM IST