Sukhbir Badal, Harsmirat Kaur Detained In Delhi Over Farm Protest

September 17, 2021

Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, Lok Sabha MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal and around a dozen other leaders were detained by Delhi Police this afternoon, as they alleged authorities used "force" to stop a 'black Friday march' by the party to mark one year of protests against the centre's farm laws. | Read more|

Congress Sweeps Punjab Urban Body Polls, BJP Routed Amid Farmers' Protest

February 17, 2021

The Congress party today made a clean sweep of Punjab's seven municipal corporations in the state local body polls. The party bagged all the bodies for which the results were declared today: Moga, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Abohar, Pathankot, Batala, and Bathinda - the last one also being the most stunning result of the d | Read more|

As Probe Agency Summons Punjab Farmers' Leader, Akali Dal Slams Centre

January 17, 2021

Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and farmers' leader Baldev Singh Sirsa are among 40 people summoned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for questioning in a case related to the banned outfit Sikhs For Justice. The actor, who has backed the farmers protesting against the centre's contentious agriculture laws, has been a | Read more|

"Can't Go Back": Sukhbir Badal Says Akalis Will Review Ties With BJP

September 18, 2020

The oldest ally of the BJP, the Shiromani Akali Dal, will review its membership in the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Thursday soon after his wife Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned as a union minister in protest against the government's agricultural bills that have spurre | Read more|