Conspiracy by Punjab CM to weaken Sikh institutions, alleges SAD

Feb 14 Coming down heavily o Amrinder Singh -led Congress government in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal said the support to the idea of a separate gurdwara body for Haryana was a conspiracy to weaken SAD President Sukhbir Badal the move would have negative impact on the Sikh institution sincluding SGPC. Badal said that during the rule of the Bhupinder Singh […]

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SAD leader Wadala leaves for Kartarpur

December 26 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Nakodar MLA Gurpartap Singh Wadala led a group of over 1,300 devotees to Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor to pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib Gurdwara. They have been performing monthly ‘ardaas’ (prayers) at ‘darshan asthan’ in Gurdaspur since 2001. Wadala, who led the ‘Kartarpur Sahib Darshan Abhilashi Jatha’, said the group was formed by […]

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Worked 19 years for Kartarpur but no clearance to visit it yet, SAD leader

December 25, 2019          Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) leader Jasbir Singh Zaffarwal has expressed displeasure over not getting police permission to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib though he claimed to have spent 19 years lobbying for Kartarpur Corridor. While Zaffarwal had visited Pakistan twice on visa to lobby for Kartarpur Corridor in 2006 and 2008, police now say that he is on […]

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SAD and SGPC be freed from Badal family: Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

Dec 14 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) should be liberated from the clutches of Badal family and restore democracy, said Veteran Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa.  Dhindsa was addressing a parallel function organised by splinter groups of the SAD to commemorate the party’s 99th foundation day at […]

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Sikh activists stopped from entering Kashmir by India

December 9 Out of fear of getting exposed at international platform about its suppression of minorities, India has barred activists of the Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) from entering Jammu and Kashmir citing law and order. These activists were scheduled to go to Srinagar to hold a peaceful sit-in at Lal Chowk to observe Human Rights Day tomorrow. […]

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Dal Khalsa, Shiromani Akali Dal members disallowed to visit Srinagar

“We did not allow them to proceed towards Srinagar. It will have created law and order problem,” said Tehsildar, Kathua, Kapil Kant Khajuria. He was monitoring the situation at Lakhanpur. Authorities on Monday disallowed members of Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) to proceed towards Srinagar to observe International Human Rights Day in the summer capital in support of […]

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SAD leader seeks withdrawal of passport requirement for Kartarpur pilgrimage

November 15 Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has  urged India Prime Minister Narendra Modi to request Pakistan to revise the memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries and remove the clause which requires devotees to carry passport to access the Kartarpur Corridor. In a letter to the PM, Badal also sought simplification of the documentation and verification […]

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