HC grants permission to SAD rally in Faridkot

Chandigarh: A day after the Punjab Government banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol rally that was scheduled to be organised on Sunday at Faridkot, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday allowed permission to the party to hold the rally. The High Court held a special hearing on a plea filed by the […]

Citing IB inputs regarding probable violence in Faridkot, Govt bans SAD rally

DW Bureau / Chandigarh In view of the intelligence inputs regarding possible violence and threat to the life of top Akali leaders, The Punjab Government has banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol Rally which was scheduled to be held in Faridkot on Sunday. This decision was probably conveyed to the SAD supremo Parkash Singh […]

Poll pundits, intelligence may fail, not the voter

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh : In 2012, I was rather amused by the confidence of a Cong MLA who told me just before the polls that Capt Amarinder had shared with her that the Congress was winning the elections. And when I asked who told Capt Amarinder Singh? ÔÇ£The state IntelligenceÔÇØ, she quipped. As Punjab […]

DhindsaÔÇÖs son-in-law Sidhu to be SAD nominee from Mohali, resigns from IAS

DW Political Bureau / Chandigarh : A Punjab Civil Service officer of the 1989-batch and senior Akali leader Sukhdev Singh DhindsaÔÇÖs son-in-law Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu is all set to be Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from Mohali in the forthcoming Assembly elections. Sidhu, who is presently serving as Secretary of the Punjab Mandi Board, tendered […]

DW Interview : Navjot Sidhu has lost a lot of credibility. His joining will not help any party: Dhindsa

  Parminder Singh Dhindsa is the young minister of Finance and Planning in the Akali Dal-BJP Government. In a candid interview to Daily World, he talks about the prospects of the Akali Dal in the coming Assembly elections; why he is shifting base to Lehra and the achievements of his party in the state in […]

[DW Interview] Whenever there is a crisis facing the Badals, Capt Amarinder supports them: Sanjay Singh

  Sanjay Singh who hails from Amethi near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh is the AAP leader in-charge of the elections in Punjab. He has claimed on several occasions that the Akalis and the Congress are hand-in-glove in Punjab. In a candid interview with Daily World, he speaks on the partyÔÇÖs prospects in the state, the […]