Tag Archives: Badal

Giani Gurbachan Singh says that Panj Piyares are ordinary granthis allowed to do small duties

Amritsar, Punjab: On September 24, the five Takht heads — Gurbachan Singh (Akal Takht), Mal Singh (Kesgarh Sahib), Gurbaksh Singh (Damdama Sahib), Iqbal Singh (Patna Sahib) and Ram Singh (Hazoor Sahib) — had issued an edict pardoning Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his alleged blasphemous act by pretending 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh in 2007. The Panj Pyaras had, going ...

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9 Secret meetings between Indira Gandhi and Akali Dal leaders

Amritsar, Punjab: Events leading to Operation Bluestar have returned to haunt morally corrupt political leaders of Punjab, resulting in a fresh round of accusations through media. The “White Paper on the Punjab Agitation” released by the Government of India on July 10, 1984, had given the central government’s “reasoning” on why Operation Bluestar was carried out. “The subversive activities of ...

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Panthic space shrinking within Akali Dal; more Hindus for parliament

Chandigarh, Punjab: The traditional panthic space within the Shiromani Akali Dal appears to be shrinking. While there are about a dozen Hindu legislators in the Punjab assembly, the party president and the Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal is believed to be ready with one more similar experiment in the parliamentary elections. The political grapevine has that the Deputy Chief Minister is ...

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Security concerns put off Badal’s Hasanabdal visit

Lahore,Mina Dawood,Pak:-Indian Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal returned his homeland without performing his religious rituals at Gurdwara Sri Panja Sahib in Hasanabdal – one of the sacred places of Sikhism – because of security concerns, it is learnt. “Although the visiting deputy chief minister used Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s bulletproof car during his five-day stay in the province, ...

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Sheila delaying polls to retain Sarnas’ support

Chandigarh, Punjab: Claiming that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) would emerge victorious in the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) el ections due next month, party patron and Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday accused his Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit of the Congress of delaying the management body’s polls “since its fallout would severely impact the Congress’ prospects ...

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