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Delhi Polls: What Could be Calculations Behind SAD (B)’s Withdrawal Move?

Dramatic events took place in the "political wedlock" of SAD (Badal)-BJP last evening. BJP's move to keep SAD (B) out of it's alliance for Delhi state assembly polls triggered a surprise reaction from SAD (B).

Delhi Elections Turning Test for SAD-BJP Alliance

SAD (Badal) and BJP- the long-term political allies are presently not at good terms. The BJP leaders in Punjab have started expressing themselves openly that the BJP should not accept subordinate position in its' alliance with SAD (B) in Punjab anymore.

Claiming Copyright On Relay Of Divine ‘Gurbani’ By A Company Amounts To Act Of Desecration: Kultar Sandhwan

In a statement issued from party headquarters in Chandigarh on Monday, senior leader of the party and Kotkapura legislator, Kultar Singh Sandhwan, lamented that the Badal clan,

EXCLUSIVE: Sikhs Won’t Tolerate PTC Saying Gurbani & Hukumnama Is Its Property

PTC Punjabi, a TV channel said to be owned by Badals, has claimed that it has “Worldwide rights” over the broadcast of audio of Daily Hukumnama from Darbar Sahib, Amritsar.

Media Reports, Punjab Govt. Creating Confusion About GoI’s Announcement To Release of 8 Sikh Political Prisoners

The Government of India (GoI) last Saturday (Sept. 28) announced that it has decided to grant premature release to 8 out of 22 Sikh political prisoners who were sentenced to imprisonment for life and are confined in various jails across the Indian sub-continent.

SGPC, State Govt Lock Horns Over Control of 550th Gurpurab Samagam; Minister Writes to Giani Harpreet Singh Against SGPC

Showing extreme insensibility the SAD (Badal) controlled SGPC and Congress party led Punjab government have locked horns over being incharge of affairs during Guru Nanak Ji's 550th Parkash Gurpurab samgams. 

Amrinder Singh Takes U-Turn Over ‘Clean Chit’ to Badals in Beadbi Issue

A day after a media outlet quoted Punjab CM Amarinder Singh saying that Badals were not responsible for 'Beadbi' incidents that took place in Punjab in 2015, the Congress leader has taken a U-turn.

550th Parkash Gurpurab Celebrations: Badals Publicizing Themselves, ‘Ignoring’ SGPC 

Ever since preparations of celebrations of Guru Nanak ji's 550th Parkash Gurpurb have started, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)'s honchos - the Badal family, seem promoting themselves in the name of celebrations and ignoring the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) which is making all the arrangements for organising all the events to mark the historic and auspicious occasion.

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.

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