Turban row: Akali Dal leader meets Bengal Governor in Kolkata, seeks action against cops

Kolkata: Shiromani Akali Dal national spokesperson Manjinder Singh Sirsa led a delegation on Sunday (OCtober 11, 2020) to Kolkata demanding justice for Balwinder Singh.  Sirsa who is also the President of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, arrived from Delhi on Sunday morning and reached Howrah court to meet Balwinder Singh during his court hearing.  While meeting Singh, Sirsa … Read more Turban row: Akali Dal leader meets Bengal Governor in Kolkata, seeks action against cops

BJP Alliance Politics ‘Falling Apart’, NDA Has Become ‘Non-democratic Alliance’: Kapil Sibal

File photo of Congress leader Kapil Sibal Sibal, who was among the 23 leaders who wrote to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi calling for organisational reforms, also slammed Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman for alluding to the letter writers and their alleged undermining of the party. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: October 1, 2020, 7:51 … Read more BJP Alliance Politics ‘Falling Apart’, NDA Has Become ‘Non-democratic Alliance’: Kapil Sibal

‘NDA Has Lost its Two Lions, What is Left of it Now?’ Saamana on Akali Dal, Shiv Sena Exit

File photo of Home Minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI) An editorial in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said it was surprising that NDA’s ‘last pillar’ Shiromani Akali Dal was not stopped from severing ties with the alliance. PTI Last Updated: September 28, 2020, 12:36 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: … Read more ‘NDA Has Lost its Two Lions, What is Left of it Now?’ Saamana on Akali Dal, Shiv Sena Exit

‘Thanks for Firmly Standing with Farmers’: Sharad Pawar Hails SAD for Walking Out of NDA Over Farm Bills

File photo of NCP Chief Sharad Pawar. SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the decision to snap ties with the NDA on Saturday night amid the stepped up farmer agitation in Punjab over the three farm legislations which were recently passed by Parliament. PTI Last Updated: September 27, 2020, 8:50 PM IST … Read more ‘Thanks for Firmly Standing with Farmers’: Sharad Pawar Hails SAD for Walking Out of NDA Over Farm Bills

Badals Caught Between Devil & Deep Sea, Says Amarinder; BJP Ready to Contest ‘All 117 Seats’ in 2022 Polls

Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal (Centre) with party president Sukhbir Singh Badal (right) and other leaders addresses their ‘Rosh’ rally at Rajasansi, near Amritsar, on February 13, 2020. (PTI Photo) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh Badal’s decision to quit the NDA is a “political compulsion”, even as the … Read more Badals Caught Between Devil & Deep Sea, Says Amarinder; BJP Ready to Contest ‘All 117 Seats’ in 2022 Polls

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

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal, one of the oldest ally of the BJP on Saturday (September 26) announced to quit the ruling party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) after sharp difference over three newly-passed farm bills.  SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the move on Saturday night after attending a core committee meeting of the party. “The highest … Read more Centre didn’t listen on honouring farmers’ sentiments: Shiromani Akali Dal breaks ties with BJP-led NDA over farm bills

BJP Manages to Get Farm Bills Passed in Parl But Faces Allies’ Ire; Oppn Creates Ruckus, Calls it ‘Black Day’

File photo of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha. (PTI) While BJP ended up getting both the bills it had introduced in the upper house passed through voice vote, it has hardly emerged stronger from the entire process. Three regional heavyweights – its oldest ally, Punjab’s Akali Dal, and the ruling parties in Odisha’s and Telangana, … Read more BJP Manages to Get Farm Bills Passed in Parl But Faces Allies’ Ire; Oppn Creates Ruckus, Calls it ‘Black Day’

Break Ties with BJP if Genuinely Concerned for Farmers: Punjab Min Balbir Singh Sidhu to SAD

File photo of Punjab health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu. (Credit: ANI Twitter) The tragedy of the Akali Dal is that it wants to make its mark among farmers and at the same time, it also does not want to give up a ministry in the central government, said the minister in a statement. PTI … Read more Break Ties with BJP if Genuinely Concerned for Farmers: Punjab Min Balbir Singh Sidhu to SAD

BJP and Allies Welcome First Batch of Afghan Sikhs After CAA Enforcement

Image for representation. This first batch of Afghan Sikhs reached Delhi on a special flight. They will be accommodated in India under a long term visa arrangement. IANS New Delhi Last Updated: July 26, 2020, 7:43 PM IST Months after the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into force, the ruling Bharatiya … Read more BJP and Allies Welcome First Batch of Afghan Sikhs After CAA Enforcement

All Punjab Parties Except BJP to Ask Centre to Withdraw Farm Ordinances

File photo of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh. All the major political parties of the state will appeal to the Centre to withdraw ordinances related to the agriculture sector in public interest and not to tinker with the MSP regime. PTI Last Updated: June 24, 2020, 11:52 PM IST All major … Read more All Punjab Parties Except BJP to Ask Centre to Withdraw Farm Ordinances