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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

Dec 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

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

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.

Punjab CM Announces Vigilance Probe In Corruption Cases Including Ones Reported During SAD-BJP Regime

Nov 11, 2021 Harish Manav

Reiterating his government’s commitment to bring all the culprits involved in the sacrilege cases of the holy scripture Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji to book, CM Channi said that the ongoing investigations in this regard would be brought to the logical end

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

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

11 November, 2021

Punjab Assembly Refuses To Comply With Centre's Decision On Extending BSF Jurisdiction

Harish Manav

The deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa stated that the law and order situation in Punjab was totally under control and there was no need to extend the jurisdiction of BSF.

09 November, 2021

Reopen Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Harsimrat Badal Writes To PM Modi, Proposes Land Swap With Pakistan

Harish Manav

Former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal wrote to PM Narendra Modi about a land swap proposal between India and Pakistan for the merger of the holy shrine at Kartarpur Sahib with India in exchange for a suitable chunk of land elsewhere.

07 November, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.

07 November, 2021

Channi, Sidhu New Imports In Congress, Shying Away From Party Legacy: Senior Congress Leader Sunil Jakhar

Preetha Nair

According to Sunil Jakhar, the former Punjab Congress chief, the ongoing internal conflict is definitely not helping the Congress party rather it is helping the opposition parties.

19 October, 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal Announces Four More Candidates For Upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

The party would be contesting the election in coalition with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). As per the seat-sharing arrangement, Mayawati-led BSP would be allotted 20 seats, the rest would be contested by SAD.

14 October, 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal Courts Arrest In Chandigarh

Harish Manav

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


29 September, 2021

Disgruntled Sidhu Raises Questions Over Official Appointments, 'Tainted' Leaders In Punjab

Outlook Web Desk

The cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu said his fight has been on ‘issues’ and a pro-Punjab agenda.

17 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

'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.

10 August, 2021

Presence Of G-23 Leaders At Kapil Sibal Meet Reveal Crisis In Congress: SAD Leader Naresh Gujral

Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Naresh Gujral said that the meeting, which was attended by many veteran leaders, was reminiscent of the Opposition meet in 1980’, hosted by his father and former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral at his house.

14 July, 2021

Tweet For Tweet? Amarinder Singh, Sukhbir Badal Argue Over Farmers’ Issues On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh attacked SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal for earlier supporting one of the Centre’s farm bills which later became law.

12 July, 2021

Ahead Of Punjab Polls, Many SAD, BJP, Congress Leaders May Join AAP: MLA Harpal Singh Cheema

Outlook Web Bureau

AAP leader Harpal Singh Cheema also said that his party will contest the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections on its own.


10 July, 2021

Punjab Assembly Polls: SAD Promises Govt Jobs To Kin Of Farmers Who Died Protesting Agri Laws

Outlook Web Bureau

SAD has also promised to provide free education to children and grandchildren of farmers, who lost their lives while protesting the Centre’s new agriculture laws.

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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