Tota Singh

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Shiromani Akali Dal Leader, Tota Singh, Passes Away After Prolonged Illness

Tota Singh, a senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) politician and former Punjab minister, died on May 21 at the age of 81 after a protracted illness at a private hospital in Mohali. In the Akali administration, Singh was the agriculture and education minister. SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal expressed sorrow at Singh's demise. Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, the leader of the Punjab Congress, also expressed his condolences. 

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: tota singh, Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal, Former Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal

Courtesy: Zee news

Bikram Singh Majithia

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SC To Hear SAD Leader Bikram Singh Majithia's Plea Seeking Quashing Of FIRs Against Him

The Supreme Court has admitted Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia's plea seeking quashing of FIRs filed against him. Reportedly, the FIRs filed against Majithia by Punjab Police under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Act, will be challenged, as the plea is scheduled to be heard on April 26. Majithia who was granted protection against arrest till February 23, surrendered himself after the expiry of the said period.

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 03:51 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, Shiromani Akali Dal, Bikram Singh Majithia, Punjab Police, drugs case

Courtesy: ANI

Charanjit Channi, Punjab CM

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SAD Demands CBI Probe Against Illegal Mining, Alleges CM Channi

Ahead of the Punjab Polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia, demanded a CBI probe against CM Charanjit Singh Channi. Alleging him of conducting illegal mining in Chamkaur Sahib constituency, Majithia said, "Total loot by Channi in his 111 day tenure will be more than 1,111 crore". Majithia even released audio recordings of CM's close aide Iqbal Singh and his son discussing illegal mining with CM's blessings. 

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 11:06 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Punjab Government, charanjit singh channi, Shiromani Akali Dal, Illegal Mining, cbi probe

Courtesy: ANI

DMRC reopens gates to shut Metro Stations

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Operations Resumed At Metro Stations Shut Due To Farmer's Protest: Delhi

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on September 17 tweeted to inform that entry-exit restrictions on two metro stations nearby the Tikri Border have been revoked. The passengers are now allowed to travel. The closure of Bahadurgarh City and Pandit Shree Ram Sharma Station was imposed, due to the safety threat posed by the farmers' protest march. The March was led by Shiromani… read-more

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 03:47 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Farmers Protest, farmer bills, DMRC, Shiromani Akali Dal, Delhi Metro

Sikh Leaders protesting against forceful conversion and marriages' in J&K

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J&K Leader Demands 'Anti-Conversion Law" Over Interfaith Marriages

Several Sikh leaders had arrived in J&K on June 28 in order to protest against the alleged "forced conversion and interfaith marriage" of Sikh girls. However, the Sikh community had claimed that on June 26, an 18-year-old was forcibly married to a Muslim man in Srinagar. Later the girl was returned to the family members after they help protest outside the court. Meanwhile, SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa demanded an "anti-conversion law… read-more

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: sikh, forceful conversion and marriage, J&K, Shiromani Akali Dal, Manjinder Singh Sirsa

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Mayawati joined hands with Sukhbir Singh Badal

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Akali Dal & Bahujan Samaj Party Form Alliance For 2022 Assembly Elections: Punjab

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have shaken hands to jointly contest in the upcoming 2022 Punjab Assembly elections. Notably, SAD and BSP have formed alliance for the first time in 27 years, after the 1996 Lok Sabha elections. SAD is expected to offer BSP the same seats which it used to offer BJP during their alliance, which broke due to differences in recent farm laws.

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 03:58 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal, Bahujan Samaj Party, BJP

Courtesy: NDTV

Sukhbir Singh Badal

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Punjab Police Files An FIR Against Former Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal

An FIR was lodged against Sukhbir Singh Badal, the president of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) after violating the COVID-19 protocols. Reportedly, the former deputy CM had organized a party at his house gathering 100-150 people. Lambi Police station officials have booked him under IPC section 188. Former MLA Harpreet Singh and Robin Brar, the Chief of Students Organization of India have also been booked under the same.

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 02:58 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Shiromani Akali Dal, Punjab, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Covid protocol, Covid-19

SAD-Congress clahses

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Political Violence Among SAD, Congress Workers Leave 2 Dead In Moga

Two Shiromani Akali Dal members died in Punjab's Moga district after a political clash turned violent between SAD and Congress workers campaigning for the forthcoming municipal elections on February 14. Reportedly, both were campaigning in ward 9 of the district when the Congress workers allegedly ran over their vehicles on the Akalis. Moga DSP informed that the primary accused Narendra Pal Singh Sidhu, along with three others have been… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 06:05 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Congress, Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal, Clashes, Moga, Punjab Municipal Election

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational image

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Ten Senior BJP Leaders From Punjab Quit Party, Join SAD

In an interesting turn of political events, ten of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leaders from Punjab's Malwa region on January 15 defected to join the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). The resignation was tabled as a protest against the Centre's recently promulgated "anti-farmer" legislations. Besides, the SAD leaders said that some more BJP leaders are willing to leave their camp to join the Akali Dal in coming days. 

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 12:58 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: BJP Leader, Shiromani Akali Dal, Farm Bill, Protests

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Punjab farmers

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Congress, SAD Urge Farmers To Insist Meeting With PM Modi For Results

The Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders requested the farmers to insist on having a direct talk with PM Narendra Modi. Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar said that the farmers should not agree to meet anyone other than PM or Home Minister Shah. SAD chief Harsimrat Kaur Badal blamed Centre for overlooking her party's advice over the agri-laws, and requested PM Modi not to extend the… read-more

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 07:57 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Shiromani Akali Dal, Narendra Modi, Congress Party, Farmers' Protest

Courtesy: The Indian Express