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.
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’.
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.
October 05, 2017 12:57 am
Swaran Salaria, however, maintained that he had hidden nothing from the EC.
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
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.
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.