Akali Dal

Akali Dal 'shocked' by Kejriwal's 'anti-Sikh' stand

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 21:42

Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal said on Friday that it was "shocked" by disclosures made by ousted AAP Punjab unit chief Sucha Singh Chhotepur regarding "anti-Sikh" remarks made by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


Sukhbir Badal changes tone on 'beggar states' remark; blames it on Congress

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 20:58

Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Within 24 hours of his speech in which he blamed the central government of "usurping powers of states" and reducing them to "status of mere beggars", Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday changed his tone and put the entire blame for the situation on previous Congress governments.


Punjab Deputy CM now does U-turn, praises Modi

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 20:42

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A day after Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal accused the central government for reducing states to the status of "mere beggars", he on Sunday made a U-turn, now lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "promoting federalism".


Strengthen cultural bonds among states, says Punjab CM

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 17:22

Ghuman (Punjab), July 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday called for strengthening cultural bonds amongst states to promote social cohesion and harmony in India.


With elections in mind, Akali Dal becomes religious

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 14:54

Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Having been in power for nearly 10 years at a stretch may have given a lot of political and administrative experience to Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, but the outfit seems to be becoming 'religious minded' as the state's assembly polls draw closer.