Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicSukhbir Badal

Topic: Sukhbir Badal

Top SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa joins BJP, Akalis claim he was ‘forced’ to join

Sirsa was considered close to Badal family that heads SAD, and move is seen as blow to panthic party ahead of assembly elections in Punjab early next year.

Bad news for Badals ahead of SGPC polls as HC tells CBI to hand over sacrilege probe to police

Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday ordered CBI to hand over case, in which Akali leaders are the accused, to the Punjab Police, a long-standing demand of ruling Congress. 

Amarinder gifts Sukhbir Hitler’s Mein Kampf, he throws Andher Nagari Chaupat Raja at CM

Amarinder Singh sends Mein Kampf to Sukhbir Badal, so that the Akali MP can “understand dangerous implications” of CAA. Sukhbir responds with play on a failed ruler.

No community, even if .0001% in size, should feel it’s not part of India: Sukhbir Badal

SAD president & former Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Badal says NDA govt has raked up an “unnecessary controversy” by excluding Muslims from the CAA.

Congress can’t seem to find anyone to take on Harsimrat Badal in Lok Sabha polls

Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the Akali candidate from Bathinda, a seat she's won twice and one that's a party stronghold.

There’s a cloud hanging over the Badals, and this report is the reason why

The report held Dera Sacha Sauda men responsible for the 2015 desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab. It has also put the Badals in the dock.

Chandigarh makes NYT ‘52 Places to Go’ list, with a little help from Sukhbir Badal

The Oberoi Sukhvilas resort, 30 km from the city, is listed as a major tourist attraction. It is owned by Sukhbir Badal and run by the Oberoi Group.

Punjab farmers protest over flaws in loan waiver scheme before highly publicised rollout

CM Amarinder Singh will launch the scheme Sunday; farmers allege gross favouritism in selecting beneficiaries besides clerical errors in the lists.

Gurdaspur verdict is no certificate of success for six-month Congress rule in Punjab

The BJP state unit was faction-ridden, did not have any local leader and relied too much on the Akali leaders' campaign for its Gurdaspur candidate.

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Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
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India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.