SHIROMANI AKALI DAL

  • ED to probe Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in drugs racket case 6 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's alliance partner in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal is caught in a difficult situation. Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for a drug free society, the Akali Dal's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is brother of Union Minister Harsimrat Badal, has been summoned by...
  • Hope the new Haryana Governor will look into the SGPC issue: SAD July 26, 2014

    In connection with the ongoing tussle over the new Gurudwara Committee Act passed by the Haryana Government, Shiromani Akali Dal Spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema said, "we cancelled the meet after Akal Takht directive. Hope the new Haryana Governor will look into the issue." ...
  • What happened is unfortunate, but police shouldn't enter Golden Temple: SAD MP on clashes June 6, 2014

    Fifteen people have been detained after clashes broke out in the Golden Temple during a ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Clashes broke out between the Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of the SAD (Amritsar) MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. ...
  • Show Me The Money: Harsimrat Kaur's assets valued at Rs 108.14 crore April 16, 2014

    Shiromani Akali Dal's Harsimrat Kaur from Bhatinda cash reserves of Rs 1.4 lakh Her Bank deposits and investments are valued at 30.9 crore. She owns jewellery worth Rs 5.4 crore. She has two tractors worth Rs 5.5. lakh. Harsimrat and her husband have properties in Haryana and Punjab valued...
  • Watch: Parties for and against Narendra Modi as PM April 17, 2013

    While most of the political parties are against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, only the AIADMK and the Shiromani Akali Dal support him. ...
  • Lowering age of consent will lead to teenage pregnancies: SAD March 18, 2013

    The new anti-rape Bill will be taken up by the Union Cabinet Monday evening after it failed to achieve consensus at two all-party meetings. Sources told CNN-IBN that the key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep...
  • Erring policemen will not be spared, says Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral March 5, 2013

    Policemen in Punjab's Tarn Taran beat up a young woman and her father after she went to them with a complaint of sexual harassment. While two policemen have been suspended, the state administration has come under a scathing attack from activists and politicians. ...
  • Punjab: Akali Dal disowns youth leaders accused of assault December 26, 2012

    A senior Punjab Police officer was allegedly beaten up by a leader of the state's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal's youth front in a brawl at a local hotel where the cop went to attend a Christmaseve party with three of his friends and their families. ...
  • Coalgate: PM must be allowed to speak, says SAD leader Dhindsa August 27, 2012

    Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said on Monday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must be allowed to make his statement on the coal allocations issue. ...
  • President poll leaves parties, alliances divided June 21, 2012

    The BJP has made it clear that it is backing PA Sangma, with the support of the Akalis. ...
  • President poll: NDA divided on contesting Pranab Mukherjee June 16, 2012

    The NDA is divided over taking on Pranab Mukherjee. JD(U), Shiromani Akali Dal are not keen on a contest. Janata Party chief Sumbramaian Swamy, Shiv Sena are keen, but there is a division within the BJP. ...
  • Beant Singh killing: Punjab on alert before Rajoana's hanging March 27, 2012

    The government asked 15 paramilitary companies to be deployed ahead of Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging on March 31. ...
  • Teachers to protest against SAD sarpanch's slap December 5, 2011

    A sarpanch belonging to the Shiromani Akali Dal repeatedly slapped and manhandled a woman teacher in Gidderbaha in Punjab. ...
  • Watch: Badal, Amarinder's war of words May 4, 2009

    Both are taking on each other at public meetings in Punjab. ...