Shiromani Akali Dal

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

Parkash Singh Badal bats for PM Modi, says Rahul like 'ant' in front him

Shiromani Akali Dal patron and former chief minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal was among a galaxy of NDA leaders who turned up at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nomination filing in Varanasi on Friday. 

Apr 26, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

Party-hopper Jagmeet Brar joins SAD; Amarinder mocks him

Brar, who was elected twice to the Lok Sabha in 1992 and 1999, was inducted into the party in the presence of SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal, party patron and five-time Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Badal.

Apr 19, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Bikram Singh Majithia exchange barbs, SAD burn photos of Sidhu's Pakistan visit

Before the start of the Punjab Budget session, Akali leaders led by Majithia bunt the photographs of Sidhu including those in which he is seen hugging the Pakistan Army chief.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Akali Dal skips NDA meeting

In signs of emerging strain, the Shiromani Akali Dal, one of the BJP's oldest ally, Thursday "boycotted" a meeting of the NDA, saying it is "extremely upset" over RSS' alleged interference in internal affairs of Sikhs. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 01, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal protest against 1984 anti-Sikh riots turns violent in Delhi

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal was detained following clashes between protestors and cops.

Nov 03, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi was in school during 1984 Sikh riots: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Reacting to the SAD president's statement that Gandhi was a `partner` in the crime during the 1984 riots, the chief minister said Gandhi was in school at the time of Operation Bluestar.

Aug 26, 2018, 19:16 PM IST

Amit Shah meets Badals; Shiromani Akali Dal calls BJP 'permanent ally'

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday appealed to all NDA allies to come together for the Lok Sabha polls.

Jun 07, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

BJP chief meets top SAD leaders in Chandigarh

The Akali Dal-BJP alliance in Punjab, which has been there for over three decades, was relegated to the third spot in the 2017 Assembly polls.

Jun 07, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal pitches for strengthening NDA, urges all alliance partners to settle differences for '2019 war'

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday questioned the BJP's outreach programme after suffering defeats in bypolls and asserted it will fight all upcoming elections solo.

Jun 06, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

Punjab Assembly by-poll: Congress leads in Akali Dal stronghold

Congress candidate Hardev Singh Ladi Sherowalia was leading over his Shiromani Akali Dal rival Naib Singh Kohar after the first few rounds of counting.

May 31, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

SAD members distribute ‘smartphones’ on behalf of CM Amarinder Singh

Shiromani Akali Dal workers said that they want to remind Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that “he has fooled people”.

Apr 01, 2018, 10:50 AM IST

Ludhiana civic polls: Shiromani Akali Dal leaves ex-mayors in lurch

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced 47 candidates for the elections to Ludhiana Municipal Corporation along with equal number of candidates fielded by its ally, the BJP, just one more candidate (from Ward No 42) remains to be finalised for which a tug of war is on between various contenders, media reports said.

Feb 12, 2018, 22:12 PM IST