Sukhbir Singh Badal
13 Jan 2021
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.
17 Dec 2020
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".
17 Dec 2020
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.
03 Dec 2020
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.
10 Oct 2020
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.
27 Sep 2020
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.
18 Sep 2020
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.
17 Sep 2020
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet on Thursday.
17 Sep 2020
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.
27 Oct 2019
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.
19 Jul 2019
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.
22 May 2019
As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.
12 Dec 2018
Former Army Chief Gen JJ Singh today resigned from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) citing personal reasons.
21 Nov 2018
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.
03 Nov 2018
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.
21 Oct 2018
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.
02 Sep 2018
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.
26 Aug 2018
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.
07 Jun 2018
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.
01 May 2018
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.
31 Mar 2018
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.
21 Dec 2017
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.
26 Mar 2017
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.
30 Jan 2017
Arvind Kejriwal stoked controversy after spending the night at the house of a former Khalistani militant in Moga, while campaigning in Punjab.
19 Jan 2017
A different manifesto of the party was released by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the differently-abled in Punjab.
11 Jan 2017
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."
11 Jan 2017
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.
11 Jan 2017
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.
02 Jan 2017
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.
21 Nov 2016
Arvind Kejriwal has fielded tainted AAP MP Bhagwant Mann to contest against Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal from Jalalabad constituency.
26 Sep 2016
While travelling in an open vehicle through the town of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh today, Rahul Gandhi narrowly dodged a shoe.
12 Sep 2016
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.
05 Aug 2016
Eyeing victory in the 2017 Punjab Assembly Elections, AAP has proposed to come out with a separate manifesto for the Scheduled Caste community.
05 Aug 2016
The Aam Aadmi Party released its first candidate list for 19 constituencies for the upcoming 2017 Punjab state elections.