Punjab Chief Minister rejects allegations of deputising cops to negotiate with farmers
The Aam Aadmi Party while citing some media reports on Thursday had alleged that the CM had assigned two Punjab IPS officers at the Singhu border to engage with the farmer leaders to persuade them to accept the Centre's offer.
Hold direct talks with PM for successful outcome: Congress, SAD to farmers
Enacted in September, the three farm laws have been projected by the Union government as major reforms in the agriculture sector that will remove the middleman and allow farmers to sell their produce anywhere in the country.
Sikh preacher who died by suicide near Singhu border cremated; politicians pay last respects
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, his son and Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Bibi Jagir Kaur and Bhartaiya Kisan Union Haryana chief Gurnam Singh were among them.
Why have you 'abandoned' Vajpayee's principles, SAD asks BJP
The Shiromani Akali Dal slammed the saffron party, a day after BJP's national general secretary Tarun Chugh charged Sukhbir Singh Badal with “spreading poison and igniting communal passions” in Punjab under the garb of farmers' cause.
Arvind Kejriwal indulged in cheap theatrics by tearing copies of farm laws: Harsimrat Kaur Badal
The Delhi Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the Centre's three new agriculture laws with Kejriwal tearing their copies, saying he cannot betray farmers of the country.
BJP is real 'tukde tukde' gang, says Sukhbir Singh Badal
"It (the BJP) has smashed national unity to pieces, shamelessly inciting Hindus against Muslims and now desperate setting peace-loving Punjabi Hindus against their Sikh brethren especially farmers," he tweeted.
Stop playing games with farmers: SAD to Centre
"These proposals were nothing but delaying and diversionary tactics and tricks which have rightly been rejected by the farmers," it said. "We are with the farmers in everything and in every way," it added.
SAD cancels centenary celebrations in view of farmers' agitation
The party, which pulled out of the ruling coalition at the Centre over the farm laws, demanded that the government repeal the legislations immediately and make statutory provisions for assured government procurement of farm produce at minimum support price.
Put everything else aside, address farmers' issues personally: SAD to PM
The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to personally address all “genuine” issues of agitating farmers after putting aside all his other engagements.
Farm laws issue: SAD says will initiate national pro-farmer front
The Akali Dal, a founding-member of the ruling National Democratic Alliance exited it in September, accusing the Central government of ignoring the sentiments of farmers. A section of farmers, mainly in Punjab and Haryana, are opposing the new laws, saying they are against their interest.
Politicos mourn the sad demise of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan
Union Minister and LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan passed away at the age of 74 on October 08. Mourning messages from several politicians have ...
SAD and Congress adopt different paths to take on Centre over farm laws
Sukhbir Badal and Harsimrat Badal are however holding rallies across Punjab including in various gurudwaras over the last three days and have appealed to their cadre to hit the road to Chandigarh on October 1.
Sukhbir Singh Badal announces SAD's exit from the NDA govt
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has decided to pull out of BJP-led NDA alliance because of the centre’s stubborn refusal to give statutory legisla...
SAD leaders meet Prez, urge to withhold assent to farm Bills
A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Monday evening met President Ram Nath Kovind and urged him to withhold assent to ...
Opposition conduct against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman “sad, unfortunate”: Govt
The NDA government fielded Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to counter the Opposition onslaught.