JP Nadda meets SAD chief Parkash Singh Badal amid strained ties over CAA, BJP president makes pitch to strengthen Punjab NDA alliance
BJP president JP Nadda on Thursday called on Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal at his home in Punjab's Badal village and deliberated on strengthening the NDA in the state, sources in the parties said.
Modi received a standing ovation from the MPs present at the Parliament House on two occasions — when he first entered the hall, and when he rose to make his speech.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Varanasi District Magistrate’s office in Varanasi at 11.20 am on Friday to file his nomination papers
Narendra Modi roadshow: Security tightened across Varanasi, Amit Shah, Sushma Swaraj, Uddhav Thackeray, Nitish Kumar to attend
Top BJP leaders including party president Amit Shah and other leaders of NDA including many chief ministers are expected to attend the roadshow going from Lanka near Banaras Hindu University to the Dashashwamedh Ghat via Godoliya.
Panchayat elections in Punjab: 80 percent voting recorded; one killed during booth-capturing bid, post-poll violence also reported
Voters had started queuing up outside polling stations in Punjab at 8 am, braving cold weather, before voting closed at 4 pm to elect sarpanches and panches.
Guru Granth Sahib desecration in Punjab: Congress, AAP use row over alleged sacrilege to hurt SAD's poll prospects
Punjab’s politics is in a holy mess with the ruling Congress and the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party taking a leaf out of the Shiromani Akali Dal’s book.
Guru Granth Sahib desecration in Punjab: Scores of sacrilege incidents, high-profile accused, political blame games galore
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Wednesday appeared before a Punjab Police Special Investigative Team (SIT) in Chandigarh which is probing the police firing on mobs protesting the 2015 incidents of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab.
Akshay Kumar sacrilege row LIVE updates: Actor accused of facilitating meeting between Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and Sukhbir Badal
Akshay Kumar to appear before Punjab SIT LIVE updates: Kumar will be questioned regarding his alleged role in brokering a deal between the controversial godman, who was later convicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment and Sukhbir Badal in Mumbai in 2015 just days before the release of a film of the godman.
Sacrilege row: Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt has no role in SIT summons to Parkash Singh, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Akshay Kumar
On Sunday, the SIT had summoned former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, his son, Sukhbir Singh Badal and actor Akshay Kumar.
The SIT probing police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan on sacrilege issue, has summoned Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal and actor Akshay Kumar.
Amritsar tragedy: Shiromani Akali Dal accuses Congress of 'cover-up operation', demands dismissal of Navjot Singh Sidhu
Shiromani Akali Dal demanded a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court into the tragedy.
Shamli Police books five associated with Khalistan Liberation Front for planning to target Parkash Singh Badal
During interrogation, the accused revealed they had looted police rifles and were planning to target Parkash Singh Badal
Amarinder Singh asserts no one will be spared in sacrilege cases, accuses previous SAD-BJP govt of not doing enough
Amarinder Singh claimed that the SAD-BJP government in Punjab ordered police firing on peaceful protesters in Bargari, killing two youths.
SAD alleges Congress forcing people to attend Amarinder Singh's rally, says it is desperate to put up 'face-saving show'
Amarinder Singh will hold the rally at Lambi, home turf of former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, while Akali will hold a rally at Patiala.
Former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday described the conduct of Wednesday's zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls in the state as "brutal and broad daylight murder of democracy."
Polling to zila parishads, panchayat samitis ends in Punjab; counting of votes to take place on 22 September
Clashes between Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal workers were reported from many parts of Punjab
Amarinder Singh to hold protest in Parkash Singh Badal's constituency to contest 'misleading' claims about sacrilege cases
Amarinder Singh made it clear that he would not allow Parkash Singh Badal "to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere of Punjab at any cost," and would expose his "mal-intentions" through the proposed rally
Ranjit Singh Commission report: Parkash Singh Badal says he never ordered police firing after Bargari desecration incident
Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal said he had asked the police to quell the 2015 protests after the Bargari desecration incident with discussion and dialogue.
Ranjit Singh Commission report may derail SAD in 2019 LS polls, will hand Congress and AAP major boost
The Ranjit Singh Commission report has indicted then chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in a matter attached to the sentiments of Sikhs in Punjab.
Congress, AAP MLAs seek murder charges against former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal in 2015 sacrilege case
The Justice Ranjit Singh Commission report has held him indirectly responsible for the firings at protestors at Kotakpura in Faridkot agitating against the sacrilege incidents, saying he was "aware" of the proposed police action to disperse the mob.