Parkash Singh Badal

SGPC, Centre spar over Golden temple's missing manuscripts

Not with army, says Antony; 'white lie' says SGPC

Even 25 years after Operation Bluestar, the controversy over missing Sikh manuscripts from the Golden Temple's Sikh Reference Library refuses to die down.

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday asked the Centre to come clean and treat the issue with respect as Sikh sentiments were involved.

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandak Committee (SGPC) is up in arms ever since defence minister AK Anthony told Rajya Sabha last week that the army did not possess the documents.

Hospital Fire: CM Rejects Sud’s Resignation

Parkash Singh BadalIn response to the incubator tragedy at Patiala’s Rajindra hospital, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Tuesday that he would not accept the resignation letter of medical education minister Tikshan Sud as it’s not Sud’s fault.

As the shout for accepting the minister’s resignation bobbed up among the medical community following the death of five (5) newborn babies in the fire, Mr. Badal said that the report of a legal inquiry would clear everything so he would wait for the final report before taking any action.

Badal announces compensation for train engine-bus collision victims

Prakash Singh BadalChandigarh, Feb 2, : Punjab Chief Minister

Badal organises Akhand Path for PM''s speedy recovery

Parkash Singh Badal, Manmohan SinghAmritsar, Jan. 26 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday organized an Akhand Path at the Golden Temple for Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh''s speedy recovery.

The Akali Dal party leader''s gesture holds significance, as it is well known that his party is a key rival of the Congress Party in Punjab.

After hosting the tricolour on the occasion of Republic Day, Badal expressed his deep concern over the Prime Minister''s poor health and wished him a speedy recovery.

Badal criticises Raj Thackeray for anti-north Indian tirade

Parkash Singh BadalAmritsar, Oct. 21 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today criticized Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray for indulging in extremism through his party''s anti-north Indian tirade.

MNS activists have attracted widespread criticism from across the country for recently beating up several North Indian youths, who were to appear for interviews for Indian Railways'' Grade IV jobs.

Expressing concern over the unusual face of politics emerging from Maharashtra, Badal said: "He (Raj Thackeray) is doing wrong. If the tension escalates, it could break the country."

Badal Asked His Colleagues To Stop Making Irresponsible Statements

The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has advised all his cabinet Badal Asked His Colleagues To Stop Making Irresponsible Statementscolleagues to refrain from making irresponsible statements. He said that the party and the government are entitled to full fill the aspirations of the people of the state on the basis of which it has come to the power. He said that all ministers and party colleagues must represent the vision and guidelines of party before their personal interests.