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Sukhbir Singh Badal

Badal Promises To Revive Truck Unions If SAD-BSP Comes Into Power In Punjab

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing the media, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh accused the Congress government of having "struck" at the very livelihood of small truckers by abolishing truck unions.

Sukhbir Badal seeks transfer of Chandigarh, Punjabi speaking areas to Punjab

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He said that the prime minister can also announce bestowing of riparian rights of river waters to the state.

Punjab Polls: SAD Promises Rs 50,000 Compensation For Crop Damage, Old Pension Scheme

Announcing new poll promises, Sukhbir Badal said farmers would be given crop insurance cover for any damage of their crop and minimum Rs 50,000 compensation would be given if the SAD-BSP alliance comes to power.

Amarinder Achieved Nothing As Punjab CM: Channi

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Castigating the Delhi chief minister, Channi said “outsiders” from Delhi are out to “capture” power in Punjab.

AAP Leader Raghav Chadha Cries Foul Play Over SAD chief Sukhbir-Punjab CM Channi's Plot To Arrest Akali Leader Majithia

Last month, Badal had accused the Congress, which is in power in Punjab, of hatching a conspiracy to implicate Majithia, a leader of his Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), in a "false" drug case.

19 November, 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief, Sukhbir Singh Badal Welcomes PM's Move To Repeal The Three Farm Laws

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an official announcement, declared that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws which had been at the center of protests by farmers for the past year.

11 November, 2021

Punjab Govt Passes Resolution In Assembly Against Centre’s Farm Laws

Harish Manav

Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.

11 November, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Says SAD Undermined Federal Structure Of Country In League With BJP

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he always implored Union Government to roll back 'black' agri farm laws.

07 November, 2021

Channi Govt Instructed Punjab DGP To Frame Badal Family In Sacrilege Case, Alleges Sukhbir Badal

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The SAD supremo Sukhbir Badal warned the Congress government and Punjab’s Director General of Police with legal action if false witnesses were arranged to frame the Badals.

14 October, 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal Courts Arrest In Chandigarh

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Sukhbir Badal was protesting the way the Centre has enhanced the powers of the BSF

14 October, 2021

TMC, Punjab CM Attack Centre Over Extension Of BSF's Jurisdiction By 35Kms

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TMC and Punjab Chief Minister have criticised government's decision to authorise BSF to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a larger 50 km stretch of the border of West Bengal, Assam and Punjab instead of existing 15Km. Captain Amarinder Singh, however supports this amendment.

17 September, 2021

Police Detains Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal & Minister Harsimrat Kaur From Protest March Against Farm Laws

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'The protest march today not only symbolises the farmers' dissent but will also be remembered as a historic event that struck at the root of tyranny. Let's unite to mark this day as the beginning of a renewed revolt to bring justice for farmers,' the SAD president tweeted.

14 September, 2021

Punjab Polls: Prakash Singh Badal Missing From First List Of SAD’s 64 Candidates

Harish Manav

SAD is the first party to declare candidates for the election that is likely to be held in February, 2022.

24 February, 2021

Punjabi Singer Sardool Sikander, Being Treated for Covid, Dies In Mohali Hospital

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Sikander, who is regarded as an icon in the Punjabi music industry, is survived by his singer-wife Amar Noorie, and music composer sons Sarang and Alaap Sikander.

02 February, 2021

Sukhbir Singh Badal Attacked By Congress Workers In Punjab: Shiromani Akali Dal

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The Shiromani Akali Dal also claimed that Badal’s vehicle was pelted with stones and Congress members allegedly fired at SAD volunteers on Tuesday in Punjab's Jalalabad.

20 January, 2021

SC Panel Will Not Be Able To Resolve Farmers’ Crisis: SAD Chief Sukhbir Badal

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Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal also claimed that ‘kisan shakti' has the power to "wipe out" the BJP.

10 January, 2021

'Arrogant, Power-Drunken', SAD Slams Haryana Govt Over Use Of Force Against Farmers

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The Haryana Police used water cannons and lobbed teargas shells to stop protesting farmers from marching towards Kaimla village where Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was to address people.

15 December, 2020

SAD Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal Claims BJP Is ‘The Real Tukde Tukde Gang’


Badal also asked the BJP to shun it’s ‘arrogant attitude’ and accept the farmers’ demands

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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