Then an Akali
, a wild-eyed, wild-haired Sikh devotee in the blue-checked clothes of his faith, with polished-steel quoits glistening on the cone of his tall blue turban, stalked past, returning from a visit to one of the independent Sikh States, where he had been singing the ancient glories of the Khalsa to College-trained princelings in top-boots and white-cord breeches.
T HE political war between the ruling Akali
Dal and the Congress in Punjab reached New Delhi on Saturday, with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal accusing Rahul Gandhi of fomenting trouble in the state by encouraging secessionist forces.
So, is PM Narendra Modi going to advice the BJP in Punjab to take it up with the Akali
Dal or in the Cabinet that power tariff should be imposed on Punjab farmers," senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said.
One of the reasons for P's cynical approach to Punjab was that the state never welcomed a third force while switching loyalties between the Congress party and the Shiromani Akali
Gurdaspur\Kalanaur, April 18: The All India Congress General Secretary Shakeel Ahmed today blasted the Akali
Dal-BJP leadership for what he alleged "turning this sensitive border state into a river of drugs affecting the very future of the youth and the region.
The show, Sikh Fortress Turban: A British Museum Tour, is centred around the fortress turban, a conical headpiece worn by original Sikh warriors, the Akali
IANS/New Delhi Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali
Dal party yesterday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's immediate intervention in commuting the death sentence of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment.
The turban, known as Dastaar Boonga, was used to protect the head in battle and also held the weapons of the Akali
The ruling Shiromani Akali
Dal(SAD) has been hogging the limelight for all the wrong reasons these days.
Stop the insult of MPs" and "implement report of the parliamentary committee" were slogans chanted by SP, BSP, JD(U), RJD, Shiv Sena and Akali
Dal members, forcing Speaker Meira Kumar to adjourn the House twice.
The vindictive attitude of the Akali
Government to suppress its political opponents by use of muscle and money power in municipal and panchayat elections has surpassed all limits when they used the number power to expel former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh from the House," said Kaypee in a statement.
Chidambaram during a press conference, Sikh political party Shiromani Akali
Dal Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.