March 11, 2021 5:52 am
“There will be 48,000 government jobs available by July and 52,000 by December. There will be 33,000 women who will be able to get government jobs due to reservation. The society in Punjab will change when women start getting salary in their hands,” Manpreet said.
March 10, 2021 10:08 am
Stating that the budget had “disappointed every section of society”, senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia said that the Congress had not fulfilled its election promises of jobs for each household and total farm loan waiver.
March 09, 2021 4:58 am
Presenting the last budget of the current Congress government, Manpreet dedicated it to the farmers who are protesting against the Centre’s three agri laws.
February 08, 2021 12:49 am
Talking to reporters in Bathinda after addressing ward meetings ahead of municipal corporation polls, Sukhbir alleged that the Congress government had become a party to cancellation of nomination papers of the opposition and had misused civil and police officials for this purpose.
February 02, 2021 12:13 am
Punjab is looking at revenue collection of Rs 7,002 crore in the next fiscal against an expected collection of Rs 5,794 crore in the current fiscal. This is Rs 300 crore more than the estimates in the budget 2020-21 at Rs 5,578 crore.
January 13, 2021 12:07 am
The foundation was laid by Finance Minister Manpreet Badal after Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, who was scheduled to do the honours, cancelled the plan at the last minute over health issues.
June 01, 2020 10:46 pm
“Today people were remembering and recalling the tenure of former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh who managed the country's economy well despite the global recession in 2009-10,” Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said.
May 26, 2020 1:14 am
Manpreet stands ground, wants issue to be taken up in Cabinet again.
April 11, 2020 12:50 am
The ministers also authorised the CM to nominate four additional members on the Cabinet Sub-committee on Fiscal Management for broad-based discussion and decision on expenditure cuts needed to tackle the COVID-19 crisis.
January 28, 2020 5:31 pm
The functionary argued that the purchase of vehicles for MLAs was the need of the hour as many of them were complaining that their vehicles had outlived their fitness and would break down in the middle of the road, leaving them stranded.
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