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PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:53 PM IST
The issue was raised by Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Bikram Singh Majithia during the zero hour on the second day of the Budget session of the state Assembly here.
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 03:54 PM IST
The delegation comprising senior party leaders Prem Singh Chandumajra, Maheshinder Singh Grewal and Daljit Singh Cheema also alleged the State Election Commission has "surrendered" to the state government in run-up to the civic polls and "failed" to perform its duty.
ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 02:25 PM IST
"It is CM Amarinder Singh's responsibility to ensure that cases registered against innocent youth of Punjab are withdrawn. They've been imprisoned without any FIR," SAD's Harsimrat Kaur Badal said.
By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2021 07:02 AM IST
SAD chief Badal asked the Centre to revoke three farm laws that have prompted widespread protests.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:11 AM IST
The protesting farmers earlier said that ‘anti-social’ elements had orchestrated the violence in Delhi in order to hijack their peaceful protests against the three farm laws- which were passed by Parliament in September.
By Smriti Kak Ramachandran, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:43 AM IST
A second functionary said the party’s expansion and consolidation in the state appear difficult in the absence of a “Sikh face” and leaders who have clout within the state’s scheduled caste population.
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By Munieshwer A Sagar | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Of the 24 votes polled, Sharma got 17, while Devinder Singh Babla of the Congress could muster only five votes. Two votes were declared invalid.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Patiala
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:11 PM IST
On Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh too had taken a strong exception to the Governor summoning the Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police instead of seeking a report directly from him, as home minister, on the law and order situation.
By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 10:00 AM IST
A BJP leader said the failure in nurturing leadership in rural Punjab has prevented the party from stemming the ongoing agitation against the laws
By Jaykishan Sharma | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 01:51 AM IST
In September, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had quit the NDA over the three farms laws. Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been camping at Delhi’s borders since November 26, demanding a repeal of these laws.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:33 AM IST
The birth anniversary of former Prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh marks National Farmers’ Day (Kisan Diwas). Kisan Diwas celebrates the contribution of the former prime minister to the agricultural reforms of India.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Punjab’s deputy inspector general of police (prisons) Lakhminder Singh Jakhar said he had tendered his resignation to the state government on Saturday.
By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:34 PM IST
“Centre is trying to defame agitation by calling it that of Khalistanis and political parties.Ministers giving such statements must apologise publicly. We condemn Centre’s attitude and such statements,” said Sukhbir Singh Badal in Amritsar.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 10:08 PM IST
Badal also hit out at the central government for allegedly trying to project the protesting farmers as “anti-national” and demanded that the Centre repeal the new farm laws.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:22 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday asked the BJP-led Centre to “stop playing games” with innocent farmers and withdraw the three farm laws “immediately and unconditionally”.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 11:13 AM IST
A day after Bharat Bandh, the protest seems more on track as the late-night talk between the farmers’ union leaders and Amit Shah offered no way out of the ongoing impasse.
By Surendra P Gangan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 06:15 AM IST
The SAD delegation led by vice president and former MP Prem Singh Chandumajra called on chief minister Uddhav Thackeray at latter’s official bungalow in Mumbai.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 02:26 PM IST
In a letter e-mailed to the President, veteran Akali leader Parkash Singh Badal listed his reasons for feeling “hurt and betrayed” by the government’s attitude and actions against the farmers
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 02:51 PM IST
In September, Badal’s Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) announced split from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the farm laws.
By Anirudh Bhattacharyya and Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, Toronto, Toronto/london
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 01:06 AM IST
Pro-Khalistan separatist groups in Canada have also joined the chorus of opposition to the farm laws against which the protests are being held.
By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 05:42 PM IST
The SAD chief went on to target Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh by saying that he played the most bungling role on this issue and should have put pressure by going to the national capital and holding a meeting with the central government.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 10:24 PM IST
The train services in Punjab are suspended since September 24, when farmers started their “rail roko” agitation against the central laws.
By Navneet Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 01:28 AM IST
After a five-and-a-half-hour discussion, the bills were unanimously passed by all members of the ruling Congress, the opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) who were present in the House.
Punjab CM to introduce Bill to counter Centre’s farm laws on Tuesday as special assembly session begins
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:19 PM IST
House adjourned for the day even as opposition AAP, Shiromani Akali Dal demand copies of Bills to be tabled in the session
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 08:39 AM IST
Farmers have blocked railway tracks in Punjab in protest against the farm laws recently passed by the Parliament.
By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, Independent Meham MLA Balraj Kundu, BKU Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni will also take part in the protest against them for supporting the Centre’s farm laws
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Chandighar
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 09:12 AM IST
Akali Dal snapped its 24-years old alliance with the BJP over the three farm laws passed by the Parliament.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Sukhbir Singh Badal was leading a ‘Kisan march’ from the Akal Takht in Amritsar, while Harsimrat Kaur Badal was leading another procession from Takht Damdama Sahib at Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda.