Articles about Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)

Amarinder to launch party. Will he team up with BJP?

20 Oct 2021

Politics
Amarinder to launch party. Will he team up with BJP?

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has declared that he will float a new political party, months ahead of next year's state Assembly elections.

SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

28 Sep 2021

Politics
SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite protesting farmers for talks and also demanded a special session of Parliament to revoke the three "black" agri laws.

Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat Kaur detained in Delhi over farm protest

17 Sep 2021

India
Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat Kaur detained in Delhi over farm protest

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, Lok Sabha MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and several other party leaders were detained in Delhi today, reports said.

Delhi: Traffic diversions placed in view of farmers' protest march

17 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Traffic diversions placed in view of farmers' protest march

In view of a protest march organized by members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) against the Centre's farm laws, the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday alerted commuters about the closure of specific roads and suggested diversions to avoid any inconvenience.

Punjab: Pension scheme question in Class V paper sparks row

13 Sep 2021

India
Punjab: Pension scheme question in Class V paper sparks row

An advertisement and questions related to the social security pension scheme of the Punjab government found mention in a Class V question paper, drawing sharp reactions from a teachers' body and the opposition SAD and AAP.

Youth Akali leader shot dead in Punjab, 20 rounds fired

07 Aug 2021

India
Youth Akali leader shot dead in Punjab, 20 rounds fired

A leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) youth wing was shot dead in Mohali district of Punjab this morning, in a chilling crime caught on camera.

Rahul Gandhi, other MPs protest at Parliament against farm laws

22 Jul 2021

India
Rahul Gandhi, other MPs protest at Parliament against farm laws

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other Members of Parliament from the party today protested against the new agricultural laws at the Parliament House.

Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19

20 Jul 2021

Politics
Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19

The Congress party and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have said they will not attend the central government's all-party meeting on its COVID-19 management this evening.

J&K: SAD leader involves Centre in Sikh women's 'forced conversion'

28 Jun 2021

India
J&K: SAD leader involves Centre in Sikh women's 'forced conversion'

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Monday spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the alleged forced religious conversion and marriage of Sikh women in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

SAD protest outside Punjab CM's house; Sukhbir Singh Badal detained

15 Jun 2021

India
SAD protest outside Punjab CM's house; Sukhbir Singh Badal detained

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal was detained during a protest outside Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's farmhouse in Siswan on Tuesday.

Shiromani Akali Dal, BSP form alliance for 2022 Punjab elections

12 Jun 2021

Politics
Shiromani Akali Dal, BSP form alliance for 2022 Punjab elections

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced a political alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ahead of the Punjab Legislative Assembly elections next year.

Why can't Sikh pilgrims visit Nankana Sahib? Badal asks Centre

22 Feb 2021

India
Why can't Sikh pilgrims visit Nankana Sahib? Badal asks Centre

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal is not happy with the Centre's decision to refuse permission to a group of pilgrims to visit Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. He has demanded an explanation from the Centre calling it "akin to an attack on the community."

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

26 Dec 2020

India
Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

The farmers camping at the borders of Delhi have indicated they are prepared for a long haul while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday was an attempt to "divide and mislead them."

Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

25 Dec 2020

India
Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

For nearly a month now, farmers and the Union government have been at loggerheads over three farm laws that were passed in the Parliament in September.

Karan Johar submits documents to NCB for 2019 party video

18 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Karan Johar submits documents to NCB for 2019 party video

Filmmaker Karan Johar today submitted some documents related to his controversial 2019 party video to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

17 Dec 2020

Politics
Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday termed the death of Sikh preacher Baba Ram Singh, who was supporting the farmers' protest and allegedly died by suicide near the Singhu border, "an irreparable loss".

Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

08 Dec 2020

India
Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

Farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's agricultural reforms have called for a Bharat Bandh today, which will remain in place from 11 am to 3 pm.

Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

06 Dec 2020

India
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.

Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting

03 Dec 2020

India
Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting

Representatives from farmers groups protesting against the Centre's new farm laws on Thursday held talks with the government to address their concerns.

"Betrayal of farmers" prompts Parkash Badal to return Padma Vibhushan

03 Dec 2020

Politics
"Betrayal of farmers" prompts Parkash Badal to return Padma Vibhushan

92-year-old Parkash Singh Badal, the patriarch of Shiromani Akali Dal, returned his Padma Vibhushan award on Thursday, to protest against the three farm laws which have sparked a massive agitation against the Centre.

Karan Johar's controversial party video gets clean chit from NCB

27 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Karan Johar's controversial party video gets clean chit from NCB

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly given a clean chit to Karan Johar's 2019 party video that has been mired in controversy ever since it was shared by the filmmaker in July last year.

NCB to re-examine Karan Johar's 2019 party video: Report

02 Oct 2020

Entertainment
NCB to re-examine Karan Johar's 2019 party video: Report

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will likely re-examine a party video filmed last year at filmmaker Karan Johar's residence, where drugs were allegedly consumed.

Karan Johar's 2019 party video not under probe: NCB official

27 Sep 2020

Entertainment
Karan Johar's 2019 party video not under probe: NCB official

A 2019 party video from filmmaker Karan Johar's house where drugs were allegedly consumed is not being probed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) at the moment, an official of the top agency has confirmed.

Akalis leave NDA; Sukhbir urges parties to unite against Centre

27 Sep 2020

Politics
Akalis leave NDA; Sukhbir urges parties to unite against Centre

Sukhbir Singh Badal, the President of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), wants all political parties and farmer organizations to protest against the BJP-led Centre and force it to roll back three controversial farm Bills, that have triggered agitation.

"Don't consume or encourage drugs": Karan Johar rubbishes allegations

26 Sep 2020

Entertainment
"Don't consume or encourage drugs": Karan Johar rubbishes allegations

Filmmaker Karan Johar has once again rubbished reports that drugs were consumed at a party that he hosted at his home in July last year.

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

20 Sep 2020

Politics
Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

19 Sep 2020

Politics
Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.

Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance

19 Sep 2020

Politics
Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.

After Harsimrat's resignation, now Dushyant Chautala faces heat, meets Khattar

18 Sep 2020

Politics
After Harsimrat's resignation, now Dushyant Chautala faces heat, meets Khattar

The resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a member of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), over farm laws has now sparked tensions in Haryana, another state governed by BJP. In the state, JJP's Dushyant Chautala is facing ire, with a call for his resignation growing louder.

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns over Centre's farm bills

17 Sep 2020

Politics
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns over Centre's farm bills

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet on Thursday.

Politician files complaint against Karan Johar, others over "drug party"

17 Sep 2020

Entertainment
Politician files complaint against Karan Johar, others over "drug party"

Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has filed a complaint against filmmaker Karan Johar and several other Bollywood celebrities over an old party video.

Will Harsimrat Badal leave Modi's Cabinet over farm Bills?

17 Sep 2020

Politics
Will Harsimrat Badal leave Modi's Cabinet over farm Bills?

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), which is at loggerheads with ally BJP over three farm Bills, is pondering over another key matter, pertaining to the resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

20 Jan 2020

Politics
Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday announced its withdrawal from the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

19 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

27 Oct 2019

Politics
Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

On Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as Haryana's Chief Minister for a second straight time, along with JJP's Dushyant Singh Chautala, who was sworn-in as his deputy.

Vicky Kaushal speaks on drug controversy in KJo's party

30 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Vicky Kaushal speaks on drug controversy in KJo's party

Days after Karan Johar slammed allegations of hosting a drug party, Vicky Kaushal, who was also targeted in the milieu, has opened up on the accusations.

MLA alleges Bollywood celebrities took drugs at KJo's party

31 Jul 2019

Entertainment
MLA alleges Bollywood celebrities took drugs at KJo's party

Karan Johar's recent starry bash, which was attended by Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Vicky Kaushal etc., became a heated topic of debate for politicians.

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

19 Jul 2019

Entertainment
After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

A month after she was booked for sedition, rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, professionally known as Hard Kaur, has joined the secessionist "Referendum 2020" campaign, run by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), demanding a separate homeland for Sikhs, Khalistan.

Delhi Police thrashes tempo driver, minor son; 3 cops suspended

17 Jun 2019

Delhi
Delhi Police thrashes tempo driver, minor son; 3 cops suspended

A violent clash broke out between Delhi Police officers and Gramin Seva driver in Mukherjee Nagar area on Sunday.

Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

25 May 2019

India
Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.