Sukhbir Singh Badal

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As fault lines visible, Chautala, Khattar claim BJP-JJP alliance safe

13 Jan 2021

As fault lines visible, Chautala, Khattar claim BJP-JJP alliance safe

The heat emanating from the farmers' protest is clearly affecting the ruling alliance in Haryana though both constituents — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) — have asserted the government will complete its five-year tenure.

Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

17 Dec 2020

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".

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

17 Dec 2020

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

A Sikh preacher from Haryana identified as Baba Ram Singh shot himself near the Singhu border, the epicenter of farmers' agitation, on Wednesday, allegedly because he was hurt by the treatment meted out to the protesters.

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

03 Dec 2020

"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.

Sikh man's turban pulled during BJP rally, Bengal Police clarifies

10 Oct 2020

Sikh man's turban pulled during BJP rally, Bengal Police clarifies

A massive controversy was ignited after a Sikh man's turban — considered holy in the religion — was purportedly pulled by a West Bengal policeman during a protest by the BJP.

Akalis leave NDA; Sukhbir urges parties to unite against Centre

27 Sep 2020

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.

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

18 Sep 2020

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

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.

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

17 Sep 2020

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.

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

27 Oct 2019

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.

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

19 Jul 2019

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.

Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies

22 May 2019

Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies

As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.

Former Army Chief JJ Singh resigns from Akali Dal

12 Dec 2018

Former Army Chief JJ Singh resigns from Akali Dal

Former Army Chief Gen JJ Singh today resigned from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) citing personal reasons.

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

21 Nov 2018

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, which is probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in the state, following cases of sacrilege in Faridkot.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Harsimrat, Sukhbir Badal detained during protest march

03 Nov 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Harsimrat, Sukhbir Badal detained during protest march

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal were detained by police today when they were participating in a protest march in Delhi to seek justice for the families of those killed in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Sidhu refuses to react to SAD's demand of his ouster

21 Oct 2018

Sidhu refuses to react to SAD's demand of his ouster

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday refused to react to the SAD's demands for his dismissal and lodging of an FIR against his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu over the Amritsar train incident on Dussehra.

Punjab: SAD holds statewide protests against Congress, burns RaGa's effigy

02 Sep 2018

Punjab: SAD holds statewide protests against Congress, burns RaGa's effigy

The opposition SAD in Punjab held protests on Saturday in all 117 Assembly constituencies of the state against the Congress government's alleged conspiracy to weaken Sikh institutions.

Chidambaram feels Rahul Gandhi shouldn't be blamed for 1984 riots

26 Aug 2018

Chidambaram feels Rahul Gandhi shouldn't be blamed for 1984 riots

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram came to party President Rahul Gandhi's defense on the 1984 remark saying the latter can't be blamed for what happened when he was 13 or 14 years old.

Punjab: Seat-swapping on agenda of Amit Shah and Badals meet

07 Jun 2018

Punjab: Seat-swapping on agenda of Amit Shah and Badals meet

Bharatiya Janata Party's President Amit Shah is set to meet Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)'s patriarch Parkash Singh Badal and chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday.

SAD to hold meet over deleted chapters on Sikh Gurus

01 May 2018

SAD to hold meet over deleted chapters on Sikh Gurus

Shiromani Akali Dal decided to hold a meeting of its core committee on Thursday to formulate an action plan to "force" the Congress government in Punjab to re-insert 23 "deleted" chapters related to the era of Sikh Gurus in Class-12 History books of the Punjab School Education Board.

Navjot Singh Sidhu's bank accounts seized for non-payment of dues

31 Mar 2018

Navjot Singh Sidhu's bank accounts seized for non-payment of dues

Income Tax (I-T) department seized two bank accounts of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu after he lost an appeal related to his tax assessment.

Pakistani govt. to probe reports of forced conversion of Sikhs

21 Dec 2017

Pakistani govt. to probe reports of forced conversion of Sikhs

An inquiry committee has been set up by the Pakistani government to investigate reports of Sikhs being forcibly converted to Islam in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) province.

"New" Punjab Assembly: Capt. Amarinder Singh and MLAs take oath

26 Mar 2017

"New" Punjab Assembly: Capt. Amarinder Singh and MLAs take oath

Newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and MLAs took oath on the first day of their maiden session of the 15th Punjab Assembly.

Kejriwal spends night at former Khalistani militant's house

30 Jan 2017

Kejriwal spends night at former Khalistani militant's house

Arvind Kejriwal stoked controversy after spending the night at the house of a former Khalistani militant in Moga, while campaigning in Punjab.

Arvind Kejriwal releases separate manifesto for the disabled in Punjab

19 Jan 2017

Arvind Kejriwal releases separate manifesto for the disabled in Punjab

A different manifesto of the party was released by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the differently-abled in Punjab.

Punjab CM will be from Punjab: Kejriwal

11 Jan 2017

Punjab CM will be from Punjab: Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sought to put an end to speculation of him being AAP's chief ministerial candidate in Punjab; he said, "the people of Delhi have given me a responsibility, therefore I cannot be Punjab CM."

Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal

11 Jan 2017

Shoe hurled at Punjab CM Badal

A shoe was hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal at a public meeting in Bhatinda; the perpetrator identified as Gurbachan Singh, hurled a shoe at the CM while he was speaking about reforms.

Sisodia pegs Kejriwal as the CM candidate in Punjab

11 Jan 2017

Sisodia pegs Kejriwal as the CM candidate in Punjab

Senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia asked the people in Punjab to choose AAP keeping in mind that they will be voting for Arvind Kejriwal as the chief ministerial candidate in the state.

Now Kejriwal, Raghubar Das join shoe-victim club

02 Jan 2017

Now Kejriwal, Raghubar Das join shoe-victim club

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had a shoe hurled at him while addressing a public meeting at Rohtak; however, the shoe missed the target and the thrower, a local youth, was apprehended and handed over to police.

AAP-Punjab elections: Bhagwant Mann fielded against Sukhbir Singh Badal

21 Nov 2016

AAP-Punjab elections: Bhagwant Mann fielded against Sukhbir Singh Badal

Arvind Kejriwal has fielded tainted AAP MP Bhagwant Mann to contest against Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal from Jalalabad constituency.

Rahul Gandhi narrowly escapes shoe attack

26 Sep 2016

Rahul Gandhi narrowly escapes shoe attack

While travelling in an open vehicle through the town of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh today, Rahul Gandhi narrowly dodged a shoe.

AAP releases Kisaan Manifesto for Punjab elections

12 Sep 2016

AAP releases Kisaan Manifesto for Punjab elections

The AAP released its 31 point Kisaan Manifesto, promising to continue the policies of free power, atta-dal, Shagun and pension schemes enacted by the SAD-BJP government.

AAP to have separate manifesto for SC Community

05 Aug 2016

AAP to have separate manifesto for SC Community

Eyeing victory in the 2017 Punjab Assembly Elections, AAP has proposed to come out with a separate manifesto for the Scheduled Caste community.

AAP releases first candidate list for 2017 Punjab elections

05 Aug 2016

AAP releases first candidate list for 2017 Punjab elections

The Aam Aadmi Party released its first candidate list for 19 constituencies for the upcoming 2017 Punjab state elections.