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File images of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh (left) and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal | Photos: Twitter/Wikipedia

Punjab heats up over Modi govt ordinances — CM opposes, Sukhbir supports, farmers to protest

BJP ally SAD denies supporting all-party resolution against the ordinances, CM Amarinder says they will be ‘dangerous’ for farmers’ future.
Five-time Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal grieves at his brother's funeral | Twitter: Dr Daljit S Cheema @drcheemasad

Gurdas & Parkash, Badal brothers whose bond remained unbreakable despite political divide

Gurdas, older brother of 5-time Punjab CM Parkash Badal, passed away Friday. But until the end, the two remained close even as their sons, Sukhbir & Manpreet Badal, became political opponents.
File images of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh (left) and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal | Photos: Twitter/Wikipedia

Punjab’s high Covid-19 death rate triggers political mudslinging, Badal alleges negligence

SAD president Sukhbir Badal’s allegations against Amarinder Singh’s Congress govt began after the death of Padma Shri awardee singer Nirmal Singh Khalsa.

SC clearance for SIT probe into Punjab sacrilege cases could be damaging for Badals, SAD

The sacrilege cases had cost the Akalis the 2017 assembly polls and SAD is now staring at a rebellion. Any adverse SIT report could cause further damage to the party.
Supporters of BJP carry flags during a rally in Bhopal

BJP could break away from ally Akali Dal in 2022 Punjab polls, set to raise rural cadres

With ties strained after SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal’s comments on CAA, BJP has begun preparations to fight alone in the next assembly elections.
File photo of Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh Badal | @officeofssbadal/Twitter

Modi govt should include Muslims under new Citizenship Act, says Sukhbir Singh Badal

The SAD chief, who is also the MP from Punjab's Ferozepur, said his party lawmakers had sought the inclusion of Muslims under Citizenship Act in Parliament.

Modi has to resolve this family problem in Punjab while picking his Cabinet

As one of the BJP's oldest allies, the Akalis are set to get a cabinet berth but their only two MPs are husband-wife duo Sukhbir and Harsimrat Badal.
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh Badal hopes to bring his party back to power by contesting in the Lok Sabha elections | Chitleen Sethi | ThePrint

Sukhbir Badal to contest from Ferozepur, hopes to revive SAD’s fortunes in centenary year

Party chief Sukhbir Badal hopes to help the Shiromani Akali Dal regain lost ground. If the NDA comes back to power, it could also mean a cabinet berth for him. 
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Delhi Sikh shrine body chief refuses to resign despite orders from Akali Dal chief

At a meeting of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee Thursday, fresh elections for the executive committee were announced.
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Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab police SIT in Guru Granth Sahib desecration case

His name came up in a report for organising a meeting between Sukhbir Badal and Dera chief Ram Rahim.

On Camera

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath addresses a BJP campaign rally for the upcoming Delhi polls Monday

Who does Yogi Adityanath fear the most? There’s method to Sanjay Singh sedition madness

AAP MP Sanjay Singh was involved in a survey conducted by the party in which 63% participants said the Yogi Adityanath government was ‘casteist’.
Gunny bags of onions | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Few onion trucks enter Bangladesh after partial clearance, over 200 still stranded

A Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs communique stated that only those trucks which received the 'Let Export Order' till 14 September can be allowed to cross the border.

Defence

An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass in Drass (representational image) | ANI

Army could induct ‘another division of troops’ in eastern Ladakh as China continues build-up

China is learnt to have not only continued with troop build-up but also brought in heavier-calibre weapons with longer ranges at certain LAC locations, including in the Northeast.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?