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

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

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

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

"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

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

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.


Punjab elections: Capt Amarinder welcomes Manpreet’s decision to contest against CM

Capt Amarinder said not only will Congress support Manpreet’s decision but also ensure that he wins with a record margin from Lambi seat.

Delhi confidential: Cause And Effect

While the state Congress leadership and the high command are happy, Youth Congress president Amrinder Singh Raja Brar is worried.

Punjab: Congress inducts Manpreet, Capt Amarinder Singh is ‘party’s face’ for polls

Manpreet Badal had unsuccessfully contested the 2014 General Elections from Bathinda on a Congress ticket against his sister-in-law and Akali leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

Punjab MLA Warring is new Youth Congress chief

Sources in the Congress said the party had shortlisted a dozen Youth Congress leaders from across the country.