Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicSukhbir Singh Badal

Topic: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Does anyone talk about ‘Udta Bollywood’? Sukhbir Badal says ‘Udta Punjab’ a lie, drugs no issue

In an interview with ThePrint, Shiromani Akali Dal president & chief ministerial candidate Sukhbir Singh Badal blamed the media and Bollywood for portraying Punjab in a bad light.

Channi attends Gurbani recital, relaxed Sukhbir motivates workers as Punjab campaign heats up

ThePrint's National Photo Editor Praveen Jain brings you snapshots of leaders meeting people, clicking selfies with party workers and covering maximum ground less than 3 weeks before polls.

From Sidhu to Badal & Kejriwal, why politicians across all parties are on Punjab temple run

Hindus, who constitute around 38% of Punjab's population, are believed to have played a decisive role in 2017 Congress victory. But new alignments could usher in a shift.

SAD chief Sukhbir Badal appears before SIT probing 2015 Kotkapura police firing case

Badal was Punjab deputy chief minister and held the home portfolio when incidents of desecration of religious texts and the subsequent police firing at protesters had taken place.

‘Not just a party of Jats,’ how the SAD hopes to rebrand itself with BSP alliance

The alliance's revival comes at a time when SAD is facing a backlash among Sikh farm workers in Punjab and the Mayawati-led BSP is fighting for survival in UP.

Punjab govt selling Covid vaccines to private hospitals for profit, alleges Sukhbir Badal

Demanding an HC-monitored probe, Akali Dal chief said a case should be registered against the state health minister for diverting vaccines meant for common man to private institutions.

Punjab polls a year away but Akalis start campaign, announce 2 party candidates too

Experts see Akalis’ early preparation as good strategy since the election is likely to be a major challenge for the 100-year-old party, which broke up with BJP over farm laws last year.

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal tests positive for coronavirus

Badal announced the news on Twitter a day after addressing a rally in Tarn Taran, and said he has isolated himself.

Don’t link farmers’ protest with any religion or community, SAD chief Sukhbir Badal urges Modi

Speaking to reporters in Punjab, Sukhbir Badal said PM Narendra Modi should instead focus on ensuring justice to farmers.

Centre ‘punishing’ farmers for raising voice, trying to tire them out — SAD’s Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal, which split from NDA over the farm bills in September, said the govt should stop defaming farmers and hold talks on how to repeal the laws.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

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Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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