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.
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.’’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.”
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.
June 22, 2020 7:06 pm