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State Policy and Media Reporting: Similarities Between Punjab 1984 and Kashmir 2019

The manner and intent of Indian Establishment in sending of the Indian army to the Darbar Sahib Complex in Amritsar on 3 June 1984 and degradation in the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir on 5 August (2019) bear a lot of similarities. Both actions were sudden and unexpected carried with excessive use of the armed forces. These two events were concerted swoops intended to shock and bamboozle the targeted people of Punjab and Kashmir, thereby, rendering them numb and reactionless.

CBI and Sukhbir Badal Have Common Interest To Help Dera Sauda Sirsa

Taking exception over the CBI closure report and the shared stand by Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal in the Bargari beadbi case, the Dal Khalsa said it looks both (CBI and Sukhbir Singh Badal) have same interests to help Dera Sauda Sirsa to come clean out of the sin of beadbi.

Sukhbir Badal ‘Endorses’ Clean Chit by CBI to Dera Sirsa Followers in Beadbi Cases

In what could be seen as act of endorsing the clean chit given by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its closure report submitted to its special court in Mohali in the cases related to beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) chief and Ferozpur MP Sukhbir Singh Badal has stated that the report has made it apparent that persons were arrested by Police during Congress regime in these cases illegitimately.

Badals Have Double Tongue and Twin Face: Dal Khalsa on SAD (B) Outcry Against CBI Closure Report

In a scathing attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s history of somersaults in recent times, the Dal Khalsa has observed that Badals speak for Panth when out of power and their conduct is anti-Panth when in power.

CBI Closure Report in Bargari Case: Congress Criticises Sukhbir Badal; Goes Mum on Amarinder Singh Govt’s Failure

In a joint statement issued yesterday (copy available with SSN) various Congress leaders and MLAs criticised Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh for his statement on CBI's closure report in Bargari beadbi case.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Cops Convicted for Fake Encounter of SIkh Youth Pardoned by Governor

In a clear instance of endorsing Indian state’s policy of impunity for human rights abuser cops, the Governor of Punjab reportedly pardoned four police official who were convicted for murdering a Sikh youth in October 1993.

Lok Sabha 2019 Vote Share in Punjab: AAP Loses; Congress, SAD (B), BJP and BSP Gains

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections 2019 was held in Punjab yesterday. Congress won 8 seats, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and its ally Bhartiya Janta Party bagged 2 seats each while the Aam Aadmi Party manage to save 1 seat.

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.

Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Hathoa Village in Malerkotla; Sikhs Outraged

An incident of beadbi of Guru Grath Sahib is reported from village Hathoa near Malerkotla. The incident was reportedly first noticed the Granthi of Gurdwara Sahib who in early hours on Sunday (May 12) found that the lock of the gate of Gurdwara Sahib was broken and smoke was coming out from the Gurdwara Sahib.

Balachaur MLA Chaudhary Nand Lal Passed Away

Four time SAD (Badal) MLA and former Chief Parliamentary Secretary from Balachaur Chaudhary Nand Lal (73) passed away today.

‘Responsible for Beadbi Incidents’: Sikh Groups Announce Boycott of SAD (B)-BJP

A report in The Indian Express (IE) notes that various Sikh organisations of Punjab have announced that they will “boycott” SAD-BJP this election. They said that SAD (Badal) was a party connected with the beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib while BJP is its ally.

Sukhbir Badal’s Cry Against SIT Members Is A Sign of His Guilt: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa on Saturday (April 6) hits out at Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) for complaining to Election Commission against SIT point man Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh and termed it as an outcome of Sukhbir’s guilt and frustration.

SAD (B) Announces 5 Candidates; Saka Nakodar Families Condemn Darbar S. Guru’s Candidature

SAD (Badal) announced the names of five candidates for Lok Sabha elections on Monday (April 1). SAD (Badal) contest elections in a pre-poll alliance with the BJP in Punjab. As per the seat sharing arrangement between the two, SAD contests on 10 out of total 13 Lok Sabha seats, while BJP fields its candidates on three.

Faridkot Sessions Court Deny Anticipatory Bail to Ex-MLA Mantar Brar

Faridkot District and Sessions Judge Harpal Singh yesterday (March 21) dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of former SAD (Basal) MLA Mantar Singh Brar in a case related to Saka Kotkapura 2015.

Sukhbir Badal Says SAD (B) Never Sought Support From Dera Sauda Sirsa

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal yesterday maintained that his party had never sought support from Sirsa based Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS). He said that it was Dera supporters who supported SAD (B) on their own. He was talking to media persons on the sidelines of a party workers meeting in Jalandhar.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Petition in HC Seeks FIR Against Izhar Alam and Darbar S. Guru

Bapu Baldev Singh has field a petition in Punjab & Haryana High Court seeking FIR against Izhar Alam and Darbar Singh Guru in Saka Nakodar 1986 case and formation of SIT.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Victim Families Want Punjab Govt. To Table Action Table Report in Assembly

Family members of four Sikh youth killed by the police on 4 February 1986 held a press conference at Jalandhar on Tuesday (Feb. 19) and raised a demand that the government should table "action taken report" in the state assembly.

Justice Gurnam Singh Commission’s Report on Saka Nakodar 1986

The probe report of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission appointed to hold an inquiry into events related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib and police firing in Nakodar in February 1986, has finally come into public domain. The report is put into public domain by Panjab Digital Library.

AAP Targets Badals for Not Supporting Resolution Seeking SGPC Elections

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Harpal Singh Cheema said here today that the Badals stood exposed when MLA H. S. Phoolka brought a resolution in the Punjab assembly seeking immediate elections to the Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) pending for a pretty long time now.

Power Tariff: AAP Want CM to Scrap MoS Inked by Previous Badal Govt. with Private Companies

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that CM Amarinder Singh-led government should immediately scrap the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by the erstwhile SAD (Badal)-BJP government and the private companies and bail out the people subjected to paying high power rates.

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