The patriarch of India’s second oldest party is back in his element, stirring up crowds and seeking votes. But this time, he is seeking votes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It’s Modi first, the party later.
The former Punjab chief minister further said that when “we talk about parliamentary polls, the question is about choosing the country’s PM and as of now, there is no face comparable to Modi saab, hence he should be given another chance”.
“If the manifesto comes under legal purview, the political party has to abide by it. Otherwise all the promises remain on papers only. A law should be framed so that parties which back out from promises in poll manifesto are held accountable,” Badal said.
Since the Chief Minister also is the Home Minister of the state, the Vigilance Bureau comes under him. The VB had booked Kolianwali on July 1 for amassing wealth not proportionate to his sources of income.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ridiculed the party for indulging in "political theatrics" in the name of religion with their "farcical" display of regret over the "misdeeds" committed during their 10-years of misrule.
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ailing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Badal has been hospitalised since Friday due to chest congestion and common cold. PM Modi was in Chandigarh to receive French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three day visit to India.
Amritsar, Jan 08 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said that the country’s security forces needed to be tightened. He said the investigations were ongoing with regard to the Pathankot attack and it would be better to wait till further details were known. He added that peace would be restored in the state when the relations between India and Pakistan get better.