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shiromani akali dal: Centre trying to defame farmers: Sukhbir Badal

Chamkaur Sahib: Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday accused the Centre of the bid to “defame” agitating farmers by raising the “bogey...

How politics over farmers protest is playing out in Punjab between Arvind Kejriwal, Congress and SAD | India News

NEW DELHI: While farmers are protesting on Delhi borders for the past three weeks, the politics on their agitation is being played out in Punjab....

If this is a democracy, then government should listen to farmers: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

From the day the farm ordinances were introduced to the time they were brought for ministerial comments, I kept raising farmers’ concern. But the government...

Centre trying to thrust black laws like it imposed demonetization, GST: Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday slammed the BJP-led Centre, accusing it of trying to thrust the “black laws” upon farmers...

Farmers protest enters 12th day, Kejriwal to visit Singhu border today | India News

NEW DELHI: Undeterred by an ongoing cold wave, farmers continue to camp at Singhu border (Haryana-Delhi border) as their protest against the Central government‘s farm...

SAD seeks relief package for farmers | India News

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union finance ministry to offer a comprehensive...

Congress says Punjab has given Centre another opportunity to rectify ‘blunder’ of farm laws | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday said that Punjab has given yet another opportunity to the Prime Minister and the BJP central leadership to listen...

Unhappy with Farm Bills, Punjab government set to pass its own version during special session

NEW DELHI: The Punjab government is set to get the ongoing two-day special assembly session to pass its own version of farm Bills, projected as...

Narendra Modi’s farm reforms could help turn India into food-export powerhouse

By Atul Prakash and Pratik Parija Of all the controversial reforms Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sprung on the market, the recent laws to liberalize...

Whole country is being thrashed, no big deal if I got a little pushed: Rahul Gandhi on scuffle with UP Police | India News

PATIALA: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said when the whole country was being thrashed, it was not a big deal that he got pushed...

Rahul Gandhi to join tractor rallies in Punjab with CM Captain Amarinder Singh for 3 days

NEW DELHI: Protests in Punjab over the new agricultural laws are escalating in Punjab with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) embarking on a state-wide march...

Grassroots fury sparks farm fire in Punjab | India News

JALANDHAR: The way SAD-Badal has been forced to take a U-turn — from defending agri-marketing related ordinances till over a fortnight ago to now severing...

BJP is preparing for a tough stint alone in Punjab after having made no effort to reach out to SAD

New Delhi: After having made no effort to reach out to its oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) over the last ten days, BJP is...

President Kovind gives his assent to 3 farm bills passed by Parliament

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to all three Agriculture Bills and the Centre has notified the bills on Sunday, making...

BJP loses its two oldest allies within a year

NEW DELHI: With the Shiromani Akali Dal snapping its ties with the BJP, the saffron party has lost its by far two most dependable and...

SAD-BJP ties break; Akali Dal quits the NDA saying farmer bills are anti-Punjab and anti-farmer

New Delhi: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal has announced pulling out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), a week after the party MP...

Punjab farmers protest: 31 farmer bodies in Punjab call for lockdown

CHANDIGARH: In a first-of-its-kind show of solidarity, 31 farmer organisations in Punjab cut across party lines on Wednesday to announce a joint statewide protest to...

Will take BJP, allies to court over farm legislations: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government will take the BJP and its allies, including the Shiromani Akali Dal, to the...

PM Modi goes on offensive against opposition, calls agri bills ‘pro-farmer’ | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after BJP’s oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal pulled out of the Modi government to protest against the legislations meant to restructure...

Three farm bills in Rajya Sabha on Sunday, government reaches out for support

New Delhi: Key ally Shiromani Akali Dal’s decision to quit the Narendra Modi cabinet over the three Farm Bills in the Lok Sabha has led...

Harsimrat quits as minister in protest against agri bills | India News

NEW DELHI: BJP’s oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday withdrew from the Modi government in protest against the legislations designed to liberalise trade in...

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit Modi govt to protest farm bills: SAD president

New Delhi: In a setback to the Modi government, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal announced in Lok Sabha on Thursday that Harsimrat Kaur...

Farmers’ interest supreme for SAD, to vote against bills listed for Wednesday in Parliament: Sukhbir Badal | India News

NEW DELHI: In a veiled warning to its ally BJP, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday said his party can sacrifice anything...

Lok Sabha clears bill to amend Essential Commodities Act

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which seeks to deregulate food items, including cereals, pulses and onion, a move aimed...

SAD appeals to Centre not to present agri ordinances in parliament until reservations of farmers addressed | India News

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday appealed to the union government not to present the three central agricultural ordinances for approval in parliament...