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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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SGPC wants president to grant clemency to Sikh terrorist


March 26th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has filed a clemency petition with President Pratibha Patil for Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing death ... Read more...

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Badal takes over as Punjab CM for fifth time (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday became Punjab's oldest chief minister Wednesday when he was sworn in for a record fifth time at the historic Sikh battlefield ... Read more...

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Relatives find enough place in Badal cabinet


March 13th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) As he takes oath as chief minister of Punjab for a record fifth time Wednesday, Parkash Singh Badal will find himself quite at home in ... Read more...

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Badal vs Badal: who will be Punjab chief minister?


March 6th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) It was an election fought in the name of one Badal but led from the front by another, a two-pronged strategy that propelled the Shiromani ... Read more...

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Akali Dal plans ‘biggest’ rally Sunday


December 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Dec 17 (IANS) Claiming that it would be "the largest ever held in the world and an eye opener for the whole country", Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

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In poll heat, Punjab lingo hots up too (Punjab Newsletter)


November 20th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Winter is setting in, but the political climate in Punjab is heating up in the run-up to the state assembly elections likely in February-March next year. ... Read more...

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When PM’s no-show becomes an election issue (Punjab Newsletter)


November 5th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's flip-flop on visiting Punjab later this month for the inauguration of the ambitious Khalsa Heritage Centre (KHC), touted as a landmark ... Read more...

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Akalis claim clean sweep in SGPC polls


September 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Monday claimed a clean sweep in the 170-member general house of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of ... Read more...

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Chatwal denies contact with PM, Akali Dal on n-deal trust vote


March 18th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Indian American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal has denied as "baseless and absurd" a purported WikiLeaks report suggesting that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was trying to ... Read more...

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Akali Dal panel recommends Manpreet’s expulsion


October 20th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) A high-level disciplinary committee of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Wednesday recommended the expulsion of former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal from the party owing to his ... Read more...

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Punjab finance minister suspended from Akali Dal (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Tuesday evening announced that the state's Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal has been suspended from the party.The suspension of Manpreet Badal ... Read more...

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Suspend Punjab finance minister: Akali Dal committee


October 12th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Tuesday recommended that the state's Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal be suspended from the party for his ... Read more...

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Akali Dal ignores us on pertinent issues: BJP


August 25th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) Bringing their differences to the fore, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Akali Dal, its major partner in the ruling coalition government in Punjab, was ... Read more...

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Akali Dal accuses centre of delaying SGPC polls


May 21st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) The ruling Akali Dal in Punjab Friday accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre of delaying the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) elections. "The working ... Read more...

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Akali Dal names Dhindsa, Gujral for Rajya Sabha polls


March 15th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Former union minister Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and sitting Rajya Sabha member Naresh Gujral Monday filed their nominations for the March 26 elections to the upper house of ... Read more...

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MPs’ team meets PM over Sikh’s beheading by Taliban (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A delegation of members of parliament met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday in the wake of the beheading of a Sikh man by the Taliban in ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal makes maiden entry as legislator


August 7th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) A day after he was elected from the Jalalabad constituency in the border district of Ferozepur, Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday made his maiden entry ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal headed for victory, old job


August 1st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) With his victory in an assembly by-election almost a foregone conclusion, Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal could be heading to re-claim the high profile ... Read more...

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Late Akali minister’s son to contest as independent


April 3rd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) Just a day after immersing the ashes of his father, senior cabinet minister and Akali Dal leader Kanwaljit Singh, Jasjit Singh Bunny Friday resigned from Punjab's ruling ... Read more...

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Of two Badals and the boss (Political Prattle)


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Father and son, both go by the name of Badal. While one heads the Punjab government, the other heads the state's ruling party. So who's the ... Read more...

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Badal’s ‘handpicked’ man forced to quit top Sikh body (Lead)


August 5th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 5 (IANS) Joginder Singh Vedanti, the head of the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, resigned from his post Tuesday after he was asked to do so. ... Read more...

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Akali Dal delegation to visit Mumbai Tuesday


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) A high-level delegation led by Punjab's ruling Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal will go to Mumbai Tuesday to meet the family of a Sikh youth killed there ... Read more...

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