Tag Archives: Parkash Singh Badal

Give Chandigarh to Punjab, says Badal

Amritsar, Punjab: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today demanded that Haryana’s Punjabi-speaking areas and Chandigarh be transferred to Punjab. Interacting with mediapersons on the sidelines of a function organised to pay tributes to Shaheed Darshan Singh Pheruman here today, the Chief Minister said every Punjabi was concerned about these issues which had yet been hanging fire because of the “discriminatory” attitude ...

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UK Sikh body call for fundamental review to strengthen Sikh institutions

London, United Kingdom: The Sikh Federation (UK) notes with concern recent developments following the formation of the Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC). Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said: ‘We appeal to the Sikh masses to remain vigilant of politicians on all sides that will go to any length and use the situation to their ...

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Secret letter reveals Parkash Badal’s involvement in Operation Blue Star

Chandigarh: The ongoing war of words between Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh took a curious turn today. Amarinder released a letter purportedly written by Harchand Singh Longowal to RK Dhawan, a former personal secretary to then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a few weeks before Operation Bluestar. Referring to the letter dated April 25, ...

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No need for SIT: Badal

Muktsar, Punjab: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal rejected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s move to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 Sikh genocide. Badal said there was no need for yet another probe as several earlier high-level inquiries had pointed towards the role of Congress leaders in the genocide. “The need of the hour is to take ...

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Punjab govt’s PR disaster in U’khand exposed

Patiala, Punjab: The Punjab government’s ‘publicity-oriented’ drive after the natural disaster in Uttarakhand has been disastrous right from the beginning. The assault on senior IAS officer Kahan Singh Pannu, video clips of which went viral on YouTube, has exposed the public anger brewing among stranded pilgrims, especially from Punjab, against the Parkash Singh Badal regime. Much before the state government began ...

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