Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making "unprecedented" hike in the MSP of kharif crops, saying it will lead to a gain of Rs 4,500 crore for Punjab.
A central team will assess the ecological damage caused by discharge of effluents by a sugar mill in Beas river, whose owners are known for proximity to ruling Congress.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Sukhbir Singh Badal met Nitish Kumar and praised him for "grand arrangements" for Shukrana Samaroh of 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh.
Former Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the names of the SAD's new district presidents as part of a rejig in his party's organisational set up.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday won his Jalalabad assembly seat after defeating two sitting MPs.