Tag Archives: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Issues of foreign Sikhs: Sukhbir meets Swaraj

Chandigarh: In a meeting with union minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj, a delegation led by Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday took up the issues of Sikhs living in abroad. The delegation asked her to take up the issues with her counterparts in various countries. It told her that Sikhs were in a sizeable number in the ...

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Golden Temple Entrance Plaza project Marble work underway on war footing

Amritsar, Punjab: Come Diwali and those visiting the Golden Temple will get a respite from congestion around the shrine with the completion of the prestigious Golden Temple Entrance Plaza project. Marble work at the plaza is underway on a war footing. At present the agency involved in the work is focusing on preparing the open area by Diwali, the deadline ...

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Fearing Litigation Punjab Dy. CM Sukhbir Badal Cancels Visit To Canada

Toronto, Canada: Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal cancelled his planned 10-day visit to Canada on Thursday after the Canadian government said that they will not offer any immunity to him against any civil suit that may be filed against him there. They have also allegedly refused to provide him security during the trip. Sukhbir was scheduled to tour Canada ...

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Gujarat’s Sikh farmers say no to SAD help

Chandigarh: In an embarrassment of sorts for the Punjab Government, Sikh farmers of Gujarat have turned down its offer of legal assistance by state Advocate-General Ashok Aggarwal. The farmers have made it clear they can “ never even think of engaging lawyers of Parkash Singh Badal’s choice,” till the time the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is in alliance with the ...

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Rajoana still has some lifelines

Patiala, Punjab: There was no question of even talking about hanging Balwant Singh Rajoana, as his mercy petition was still with the President, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said here on Sunday. “For the peace of Punjab, please, don’t rake up this issue. Nothing is going to happen as long as the clemency petition filed by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak ...

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