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Manpreet Badal


People missing the Manmohan Singh govt: Manpreet Badal

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.

Ministers vs chief secy row: Amarinder hosts Manpreet, Channi

May 26, 2020 1:14 am

Manpreet stands ground, wants issue to be taken up in Cabinet again.

Ministers suggest salary cut for govt staffers, no consensus in Cabinet

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.

Cash-starved Punjab govt to buy SUVs for 17 MLAs for Rs 2.8 crore

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.

Sanitary napkins for Punjab schoolgirls: Year on, failed tenders delay scheme’s take off

February 18, 2019 5:01 pm

It is not for the first time that sanitary napkins for girls in school were promised in Punjab budget. The first such budgetary allocation was made in 2016-17 when then finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa under SAD-BJP government announced ‘Swastha Kanya Yojna’.

Punjab lost 40 per cent revenues after GST implementation, says Manpreet Singh Badal

January 17, 2018 9:54 pm

To a question on whether the Congress party will bring these items within the ambit of GST and whether the states are ready to forgo taxes , Manpreet Singh Badal said these are things which have to be worked out by all the states sitting together.

Gurdaspur bypoll: Congress wants Swaran Salaria disqualified for ‘hiding’ rape case information

October 05, 2017 12:57 am

Swaran Salaria, however, maintained that he had hidden nothing from the EC.

Green Revolution should now move eastwards, relieve Punjab of this duty: Manpreet Badal

September 23, 2017 9:16 am

"Skip one meal a day but educate your children, farming no more an obvious profession for them," Badal tells farmers

Manpreet Badal tells Arun Jaitley: Let’s join hands to develop Punjab

July 16, 2017 10:14 am

Addressing Jaitley, Punjab Rural Development, Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwasaid that it is no secret that the state is in a financial mess. Thus, the central government must help.

CM-backed proposal to appoint OSD for AG blocked by Punjab Finance

July 14, 2017 12:53 am

Sources told The Indian Express on Thursday that Finance Department had again declined to give its nod to the proposal while emphasising that the Home Department did not categorically respond to its observations and objections.