Latest News:

Punjab Politics

CBI Files Closure Report in Bargari and Burj Jawahar Singh Wala Beadbi Cases

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly filed the closure report in the three cases related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib in the special CBI court, Mohali.

Aiming at Further Centralising Its Powers, Centre Plans to Merge Inter-State River Water Dispute Tribunals

In a move which will further centralise powers of the Union government of India in matters related to "inter-state river water disputes", the Modi government cabinet has given approval to an amendment bill seeking to merge different inter-state river water dispute tribunals into a single entity.

Dal Khalsa Strongly Opposes India’s Plan to Set up Nuclear Plants in Punjab

Dal Khalsa has strongly opposed New Delhi's proposal to set up atomic power plants in Punjab.

IG Kunwar Vijay Partap Back Is Back in SIT on Behbal Kalan and Kapurthala Incidents

In a press statement issued by the Punjab Chief Minister Office (CMO) it is said that "[a]fter a brief hiatus into which he was forced by the Election Commission order shifting him out, IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh is back to take forward the SIT probe into the sacrilege cases and the unprovoked incidents of sacrilege & police firing that had rocked Punjab under the SAD-BJP regime".

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 – Gurdaspur Seat – Sunny Deol Leading

Gurdaspur seat was bagged by Bhartiya Janta Party in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections when Vinod Khanna former film actor was elected for 4th time from this seat. After Vinod Khanna's demise the seat had fell vacant and by-poll was held in 2017 and the seat was won by Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Sunil Jakhar.

LS Polls Over, HS Phoolka Reminds CM Amarinder Singh About SGPC Polls

A day after the conclusion of polling for Lok Sabha elections, lawyer turned politician Harwinder Singh Phoolka has reminded Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh about elections for the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC).

Bleak Future for the Indian Sub-Continent If Narendra Modi Returns to Power [Op-Ed]

Exit Polls have rightly or wrongly, honestly or fraudulently indicated that the right wing ultra nationalist party Hindutva organizations under Mr. Narender Modi will form the next Union Government. This radicalized Hindutva organization has sworn that they would create a theocratic Hindu Rashtra or Nation.

Lok Sabha Polls: Polling in Punjab Drops from 70% (in 2014) to 65%

The state went for poll on Sunday in seventh and last phase of elections for Lok Sabha, lower house of the Indian Parliament. The polling was marred by multiple incidents of violence which took one life in Khadoor Sahib constituency.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: One Killed, Several Injured Due to Poll Violence in Punjab

Despite the tall claims made by the Election Commission of India (ECI) and state government, Lok Sabha polls in Punjab were marred by violence.

Simranjit Singh Mann Writes Open Letter to Editor of The Tribune; Criticises ‘Bias’ Against Sikhs

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has written an open letter to the Editor of The Tribune, an English vernacular having its headquarter in Chandigarh. In his letter Simranjit Singh Mann has criticised the policies of The Tribune that are allegedly biased against the Sikhs.

Modi Dispensation Controlling Judiciary and Election Commission: Dal Khalsa

Bhatinda, Punjab: As the elections are drawing closer, the Sikh group Dal Khalsa held a march on May 16 in the city to protest against ...

Its’ Emotions versus Organization at Khadoor Sahib

One big factor to the advantage of Bibi Paramjeet Khalra is the constituency —which has a common “mind” largely rural and Sikh and which lies at the epicentre of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra’s sacrifice and which faced the brunt of state repression in 1980s and early 90s.

Congress and BJP-Badal Combine Playing Dirty Politics over 1984 Sikh Genocide for Votes

The Dal Khalsa yesterday hit out at Congress and BJP-SAD (Badal) for playing "dirty politics over the deaths during Nov 1984 Sikh genocide". The organization is of the view that both the mainstream parties of India have stains of innocent blood on their sleeves.

Another AAP MLA Joins Congress

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Ropar MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa joined the Congress yesterday. He was welcomed into the party by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at his residence in Chandigarh.

Pro-Freedom Sikh Group Dal Khalsa’s Policy Statement on Indian Elections

A pro-freedom Sikh group named the Dal Khalsa issued a 'policy statement' (copy available with SSN) on Indian elections today. The statement was issued in wake of Indian parliamentary elections, polling for which is due to be held in East Punjab on May 19.

AAP Anandpur Sahib LS Candidate Narinder Shergill Barred; Moves HC

Aam Aadmi Party had refused to join hands with Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) as it was not ready to withdraw the candidature of Narinder Singh Shergill from Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat but now his nomination papers are rejected by the Election Commission of India (ECI). 

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 32 Nominations Filed on the Third Day in Punjab

On the third day of nominations 32 candidates had filed their nomination papers in the State.

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature Highlights BJP’s Double Standard on Terror: Dal Khalsa

Dal khalsa said the BJP’s choice of Hindutva terror face –Pragya Thakur, as their candidate for Bhopal parliamentary seat is a clear case of double standards of the Modi government on terrorism.

SAD (Taksali) Withdraws Candidature of JJ Singh in Favour of Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra

Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) today (April 14) announced to withdraw the nomination of its Khadoor Sahib candidate General JJ Singh to support Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, who is contesting from this constituency as a candidate of Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) on ticket of Punjabi Ekta Party led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira.

By Removing ‘Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism’ Canadian Govt. Corrects Its Own Mistake: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa and its youth wing Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) welcome the removal of "Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism" reference in the Canada Public Safety Report 2018. This correction of mistake by the Canadian government was a victory of lobbying and diplomatic efforts of Sikh Canadians and Diaspora, said leaders of both the groups.

« Previous PageNext Page »