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Manpreet Singh Badal


Withholding RDF Centre’s way of getting back: Manpreet Badal

January 06, 2021 11:17 pm

Manpreet said when he met Union Minister Piyush Goyal to take up the issue of RDF, he sensed that the RDF was stopped “out of spite” as the state’s farmers were protesting and the Punjab government was supporting them.

GST council meet: Manpreet attacks Centre, says give us compensation as per law

October 13, 2020 5:45 am

Speaking at the virtual GST council meet on Monday, Punjab FM Manpreet Singh Badal said, “We are thus close to setting up some dangerous precedents: Goodbye to Constitution. Goodbye to compensation law. Goodbye to minutes of the council meetings. Goodbye to AG’s opinion.’’

Bills won’t impact upcoming paddy procurement

September 19, 2020 12:01 pm

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said that paddy procurement will continue as usual but added that the state government would be losing about Rs. 4,000 crore every year after these laws come into effect.

From farm ordinances to GST, Punjab squares up to Centre on multiple issues

September 02, 2020 5:51 am

Another bone of contention between Centre and the state has been the Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students. Punjab CM has repeatedly faulted the Centre for not providing money for the scholarship scheme.

GST compensation shortfall: Punjab rejects Centre’s options, Manpreet writes to Sitharaman

September 01, 2020 12:16 pm

State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal has argued that Punjab is primarily an agrarian state and restricting GST compensation uniformly for all states is devoid of sound logic.

Before going into home quarantine, Manpreet inaugurates jogging park amid gathering of ‘over 50 people’

August 18, 2020 11:37 am

Tarn Taran deputy commissioner, Patti SDM and Tarn Taran SSP were also part of the gathering, where social distancing norms were also violated.

Express interview: 'Focus on agriculture helping Punjab tide over the fiscal crisis' says Punjab FM

June 06, 2020 11:51 am

"The estimated revenue loss this year would be Rs 22,000 crores. We had planned to net Rs 88,000 crores this fiscal, but the estimates will have to be revised to around Rs 66,000 crores".

Business sentiment was never this low: Manpreet Singh Badal after meeting traders

June 01, 2020 3:30 am

On Saturday, Manpreet Singh visited more than 400 shops in Dhobi Bazar, Post Office Bazar and few other markets where he took feedback from shopkeepers while Sunday he visited various mohallas to talk to locals.

Punjab: Ministers row ends as top bureaucrat apologises in Cabinet meet

May 27, 2020 11:44 pm

After the meeting, Manpreet Badal told the media that the CS had apologised for “his choice of words, his body language and his attitude that day and said he would not repeat it in future”. He added: “Democracy has won. In democracy, representatives of the people are more important than bureaucracy.”

Chief Secy vs Punjab ministers: All eyes on Cabinet today

May 27, 2020 2:10 pm

The Cabinet meeting was called a few hours after Manpreet Badal and Channi met the CM at the latter’s farm house on Monday.