Tag Archives: Badal

Half term sees Badal govt talk big only

Chandigarh, Punjab: The Parkash Singh Badal-led SAD-BJP government has completed half of its five-year tenure. Badal and his cabinet ministers took oath on March 2, 2007, 30 months ago at a cricket stadium in Mohali. However, there is no word from the government on initiating any exercise to take stock of its performance or non-performance during the period. A look ...

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SGPC ‘violating hukamnamas’

Amritsar, Punjab: Veteran Akali leader and member of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Manjit Singh Calcutta has created a flutter within the Akali circles and outside as well by accusing the SGPC management of “violation of hukamnamas” issued by Akal Takht from time to time. Calcutta has sought to highlight the sensitive issue of alleged violation of Akal Takht ...

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Police arrest 4 'BKI Sympathisers'

The Punjab police achieved a major breakthrough when it managed to break a module of the alleged Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) sympathisers by arresting four persons from the Sathiala township bus stand barely a day before Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was scheduled to participate in a “sangat darshan” programme at Sathiala. Senior Badal, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ...

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Punjab wants Rs 7,400 cr to tackle drought

Chandigarh, Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today assured the Prime Minister that the state would meet its grain production target for the national food pool. However, the state and its farmers paid a heavy price to maintain the crop due to unprecedented dry spell, he said. Badal said the immediate need was to hike the minimum support price ...

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Panthic groups unite to contest SGPC polls

Ludhiana, Punjab: Sikh leaders Simranjit Singh Mann and Bhai Ranjit Singh has said that all Panthik groups will unitedly contest the next election for all the 170 seats of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC). Addressing a press conference here today the SAD (Amritsar) president Mann and former Akal Takht Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh, who were accompanied by another Panthik ...

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