Parkash Singh Badal/IANS (File Image)

Akali patron Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma award, says govt betrayed farmers

Chandigarh: Expressing solidarity with the agitating farmers over the Centre’s farm laws, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday returned his Padma Vibhushan award in protest against “the betrayal of the farmers by the government”. 91-year-old Badal, in a missive to President Ram Nath Kovind, said he was returning the award due to […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo/IANS)

Punjab Budget session heats up as Akalis protest against Sidhu

Chandigarh | Angry scenes were witnessed in the Punjab Assembly in a war of words between state cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs, especially Bikram Singh Majithia, which forced adjournment before the budget could be presented in the House here on Monday. Sidhu and Majithia could be seen gesturing […]