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Manjinder Singh Sirsa says he received death threat from Pakistan over his complaint against Karan Johar
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Manjinder Singh Sirsa says he received death threat from Pakistan over his complaint against Karan Johar

Manjinder Singh Sirsa's complaint was in reference to a 2019 viral video of a party that Karan Johar had hosted at his Mumbai residence.

Protests against farm laws intensify in Punjab, Karnataka; tractor set on fire in Delhi, Amarinder Singh stages sit-in agitation
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Protests against farm laws intensify in Punjab, Karnataka; tractor set on fire in Delhi, Amarinder Singh stages sit-in agitation

Farmers’ organisations continued protests even as President Ram Nath Kovind gave assent to all the three contentious farm bills passed by the Parliament on 20 September

Punjab BJP chief says disappointed over SAD's departure from NDA, 'reasons for leaving very surprising'
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Punjab BJP chief says disappointed over SAD's departure from NDA, 'reasons for leaving very surprising'

In addition to the SAD's opposition to the Centre's farm bills, the party was also unhappy over Punjabi being left out of the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to three farm bills amid nationwide protests by cultivators, Opposition
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President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to three farm bills amid nationwide protests by cultivators, Opposition

Several parties, including the NDA's oldest ally SAD, have opposed the Centre's bills. The SAD on Saturday has parted ways with the BJP over the issue

SAD snapped ties with NDA 'out of compulsion', says dissident Akali leader Sukhdev Dhindsa
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SAD snapped ties with NDA 'out of compulsion', says dissident Akali leader Sukhdev Dhindsa

SAD had on Saturday quit the National Democratic Alliance over the farm bills issue, the third major party to walk out of the BJP-led coalition in the last couple of years

BJP loses its oldest ally, Shiromani Akali Dal over farm bill; SAD third major NDA partner to quit since 2014
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BJP loses its oldest ally, Shiromani Akali Dal over farm bill; SAD third major NDA partner to quit since 2014

SAD said that the decision to quit the NDA was taken because of the Centre's stubborn refusal to give statutory legislative guarantees on MSP and its continued insensitivity to Punjabi and Sikh issues

Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Union cabinet: Why Shiromani Akali Dal is risking 23-yr-old alliance with BJP over farm bills
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Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Union cabinet: Why Shiromani Akali Dal is risking 23-yr-old alliance with BJP over farm bills

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has also expressed regret over the BJP not taking into account its reservations against the bill

Lok Sabha passes farm bills amid opposition from farmers, political parties; what you should know about legislations
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Lok Sabha passes farm bills amid opposition from farmers, political parties; what you should know about legislations

The Bills, which were first introduced ordinances on 5 June, seek to pave the way for private players to purchase agriculture produce outside APMCs and amend the various laws capping their stockpiling, procurement and storage

Farm sector bills 'protection shield' for farmers, Opposition misleading them, says Narendra Modi
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Farm sector bills 'protection shield' for farmers, Opposition misleading them, says Narendra Modi

Several political parties, including NDA ally Shiromani Akali Dal, have dubbed the three farm sector bills as 'anti-farmers'. SAD has also quit the Union Cabinet protesting against the bills

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS passes farm bills as Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits PM's Cabinet in protest; RS discusses COVID-19 management
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Parliament Monsoon Session: LS passes farm bills as Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits PM's Cabinet in protest; RS discusses COVID-19 management

In the Rajya Sabha, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said that a coronavirus vaccine is likely to be available in India by early next year and added that the Centre is aiming to bring down India's COVID-19 mortality rate

SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from Modi Cabinet as LS clears two farm bills; Congress terms it 'gimmick'
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SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from Modi Cabinet as LS clears two farm bills; Congress terms it 'gimmick'

Had the SAD taken a stand earlier and supported his government against the farm ordinances, the Centre might have thought ten times before pushing the anti-farmer Bills in Parliament, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Thursday

After farmers' protest, Shiromani Akali Dal urges Centre not to present farm ordinances for approval in Parliament
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After farmers' protest, Shiromani Akali Dal urges Centre not to present farm ordinances for approval in Parliament

SAD, which is a member of the ruling NDA at the Centre, issued the statement amid a widespread criticism by many farmers' organisations of the three farm sector ordinances promulgated by the Centre during the lockdown

Punjab minister Manpreet Singh Badal goes into self-quarantine after Bathinda Police chief tests positive
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Punjab minister Manpreet Singh Badal goes into self-quarantine after Bathinda Police chief tests positive

Meanwhile, MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali also said he had tested positive for COVID-19 after developing "mild" symptoms

SAD, AAP condemn Punjab DGP's statement claiming Kartarpur corridor could be used to radicalise citizens, train terrorists
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SAD, AAP condemn Punjab DGP's statement claiming Kartarpur corridor could be used to radicalise citizens, train terrorists

The Opposition SAD and AAP on Saturday condemned Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta's purported statement on the Kartarpur corridor and sought clarification from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh within 24 hours

JP Nadda meets SAD chief Parkash Singh Badal amid strained ties over CAA, BJP president makes pitch to strengthen Punjab NDA alliance
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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.

Amarinder Singh taunts SAD over Delhi polls fallout with BJP, says Akali Dal isn’t quitting NDA to save its chair in Union Cabinet
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Amarinder Singh taunts SAD over Delhi polls fallout with BJP, says Akali Dal isn’t quitting NDA to save its chair in Union Cabinet

A day after the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) accused Amarinder Singh of making the Gandhi family happy to "save" his chair, the Punjab chief minister on Wednesday retorted, saying the SAD was not quitting the NDA at the Centre to save Harsimrat Kaur Badal's chair in the Union Cabinet.

Delhi Assembly election: BJP releases 2nd list after SAD turns down alliance with saffron party over opinion on CAA; JD(U), LJP given three seats
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Delhi Assembly election: BJP releases 2nd list after SAD turns down alliance with saffron party over opinion on CAA; JD(U), LJP given three seats

The BJP released the second list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls, fielding state Yuva Morcha President Sunil Yadav from the New Delhi constituency against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

SAD says won't contest Delhi Assembly polls, can't accept BJP's request to change stance on CAA
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SAD says won't contest Delhi Assembly polls, can't accept BJP's request to change stance on CAA

A day before nomination for the Delhi Assembly polls ends, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday said it will not contest the elections as it was asked by its ally BJP to change its stand on the Citizenship Amendment Act, which it has “vehemently” refused.

Denied tickets for Delhi Assembly election, two AAP MLAs quit party; one joins Congress, other in talks with SAD
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Denied tickets for Delhi Assembly election, two AAP MLAs quit party; one joins Congress, other in talks with SAD

While AAP's Dwarka MLA Adarsh Shastri, joined the Congress on Saturday, Hari Nagar MLS Jagdeep Singh said he was in talks with the Shiromani Akali Dal, an ally of the BJP