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SAD rejects ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ resolutions

Ruchika M. Khanna: Chandigarh: Rattled at the turn of events at the Sarbat Khalsa called in Amritsar and the secessionist agenda pronounced there, the Shiromani Akali Dal went into a huddle on Wednesday to deliberate on radicals’ nomination of ‘jathedars’ to head three important ‘takhts’ of Sikhism. The core committee of the SAD fully rejected the resolutions passed by the Sikh congregation... 

Akali leader Ramuwalia joins SP to become UP Minister

LUCKNOW: Serving as the Samajwadi Party’s wild card entry on Saturday was Sardar Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, former senior vice-president of Punjab’s Shiromani Akali Dal. Ramoowalia, who was sworn in as cabinet minister in the Akhilesh Yadav-led SP government by UP governor Ram Naik caused a flutter within the ruling government and outside. Maintaining that it was not unusual for him to be... 

Akalis backed land acquisition bill for clean chit to Majithia: AAP

Ludhiana: H.S. Phoolka, Senior Leader of Aam Aadmi Party today condemned the passing of Land Acquisition Bill in Lok Sabha and asked people to exert pressure on the Government not to get it passed in Rajya Sabha. Phoolka said that it was surprising that the Akalis, who vehemently were opposing the bill in the past and who always claim to vouch for the interest of the farmers, were now supporting it.... 

Majithia force sweeps Majitha MC poll

Amritsar: Bikram Singh Majithia, General Secretary , Shiromani Akali Dal has thanked the people of Majitha for their enthusiastic participation in Municipal Council elections and ensuring resounding victory of Shiromani Akali Dal candidates in all 13 wards. Mr. Majithia pointed out that Congress was in habit of raising the bogey of violence or rigging in media on the eve of polls impending its drubbing... 

Film MSG’s premier postponed, alert in Pb, Hry

CHANDIGARH: Police and security agencies in Punjab and Haryana were put on alert Friday after protests against Dera Sacha Sauda sect leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s debut movie “MSG – The Messenger of God”. The movie’s high profile premiere, scheduled to be held in Gurgaon Friday, was postponed till Sunday even as the sect authorities claimed they had received the formal letter... 

Unemployed youth attempts suicide in presence of CM, thousands others

Muktsar: An unemployed youth Wednesday set himself afire at the rally venue of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on the occasion of Maghi Mela. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was present at the rally. The youth – identified as Hitesh Kumar of Ferozepur district – attempted to immolate himself in the presence of thousands of people who had come for the rally. Police officials present at... 

Clamour up to replace Bajwa as Pb Cong chief

Chandigarh: There is a growing clamour for Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa to step down with a section of party workers protesting against his continuance in the post and the ruling Akali Dal upping its offensive against the Congress leader. A section of party men, reportedly owing allegiance to Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh, has been protesting against Bajwa’s... 

BJP mulls to contest 2017 assembly poll without tie-up with SAD: Grewal

New Delhi: National Secretary BJP Kisan Morcha and Prabhari Himachal Pradesh Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal said that the Shiromani Akali Dal , Badal must take lessons from the poll outcome in Haryana. He said the SAD , Badal should know that its experiment of having a coalition with other parties had failed to bring any harm to Bharatiya Janata Party. Grewal said that BJP has emerged stronger despite... 

Akali leader Gurcharan Singh Ghalib passes away

Ludhiana: Senior Akali leader and ex-MP Gurcharan Singh Ghalib passed away on Saturday morning at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. Ghalib, 82, is survived by wife, son and three daughters. Ghalib remained Congress MP from Ludhiana till 2009 but joined Shiromani Akali Dal when Manish Tewari was given ticket for Lok Sabha elections by Congress. At the time of death he was vice-president of Shiromani... 

Ex-SGPC chief & senior Akali leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi dies

Amritsar: Former Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president and veteran Shiromani Akali Dal leader Jagdev Singh Talwandi died in Ludhiana on Friday. He was 85. Talwandi was ailing for the past few days and was admitted to the Hero DMC Heart Institute in Ludhiana. Doctors had said that his condition was critical and he was on life-support system. Talwandi was elected president of SGPC,... 

Section in BJP wants ties with Badal govt snapped

New Delhi: The BJP high command is torn between pragmatism and “coalition dharma” with a section of its leaders from Punjab insisting on severing ties with one of its oldest allies, the Shiromani Akali Dal. At a meeting of state BJP office-bearers and MLAs called by Shanta Kumar, in charge of BJP affairs in Punjab, most of the state leaders favoured snapping ties with the SAD. Shanta Kumar refused...