Breaking
  • Former Mumbai police commissioner and senior IPS officer Param Bir Singh suspended for irregularities and lapses: Official.
X
  1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. Profile

Harsimrat Kaur Badal 260x260 image
Harsimrat Kaur Badal Harsimrat Kaur Badal Height: 165 cm DOB: 25 July 1966

Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing in the Government of India and member of parliament from Bathinda. She is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal. Her husband Sukhbir Singh Badal was the deputy chief minister of Punjab and the president of Shiromani Akali Dal.

read more

NEWS

Harsimrat Kaur Badal slams Amarinder Singh over possible

Harsimrat Kaur Badal slams Amarinder Singh over possible tie-up with BJP

India | Oct 22, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

Harsimrat Kaur Badal alleged that there was a deal between Captain Amarinder Singh and the BJP to brush under the carpet the corruption investigation going on against the Captain and his family members.

Ravneet Bittu, Harsimrat Kaur

High drama outside Parliament as Ravneet Bittu, Harsimrat Kaur engage in verbal spat over farm laws

India | Aug 04, 2021, 12:52 PM IST

Bittu accused Badal of doing 'drama' and said that she didn't oppose the farm laws when she was a minister in the Modi government.

SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal tests positive for COVID-19

SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal tests positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms

India | Apr 16, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

The former Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Industries, who resigned over the farm laws, tweeted that she has mild symptoms and has quarantined herself at home.

Sukhbir Singh Badal, NDA, BJP, Sikh, Hindus, farmers protest, Punjab, Haryana

Sukhbir Singh Badal accuses BJP of setting Hindus against Sikhs in Punjab

India | Dec 15, 2020, 11:24 PM IST

Launching a scathing attack on the BJP over farmers' protest against the three central farm laws, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday dubbed the saffron party as "real tukde tukde gang" and accused it of setting Hindus against Sikhs in Punjab.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal

SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal briefly hospitalised following breathing difficulties

India | Dec 06, 2020, 08:45 AM IST

Harsimrat Kaur Badal had resigned from the Union Cabinet in September in protest against three farm sector bills, which later got the President's assent after being passed by Parliament.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal arrested in Punjab over protest against new Farm Laws

Harsimrat, SAD chief Sukhbir Badal detained by police over protest against new Farm Laws

India | Oct 01, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

Former Union Minister and Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal and other party leaders were detained on Thursday while trying to enter Chandigarh in protest against new farm laws. She was leading the Kisan March towards Chandigarh.

Shiromani Akali Dal, SAD, NDA, Harsimrat Kaur Badal

SAD to take call to remain in NDA after considering fate of farm bills in Rajya Sabha

India | Sep 18, 2020, 11:59 PM IST

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will take a call on whether to remain in the BJP-led NDA or not after taking into consideration the fate of three contentious farm bills in Rajya Sabha and consulting its cadre, party sources said on Friday, a day after its lone Union minister quit the government.

President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation with immediate effect

President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation with immediate effect

India | Sep 18, 2020, 09:19 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation with immediate effect. The former Food Processing Industries Minister resigned in protest against three farm sector bills on Thursday.

Harsimrat resigns under pressure of Punjab's local politics: BJP

Harsimrat resigned under pressure of Punjab's local politics: BJP

Politics | Sep 18, 2020, 08:56 AM IST

Reacting on the resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that she resigned under the pressure of Punjab's local politics. However, the party still hopes that the matter will be resolved after discussion with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

Farmers protest, Farm bill, Lok Sabha, what are new farm bills

What are the 3 new farm Bills: Benefits for farmers, all you need to know

India | Sep 18, 2020, 05:38 PM IST

The Lok Sabha (Lower House) on Thursday passed the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 as well as the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns Union Cabinet in protest against farm bills, says 'proud to stand with

Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Union Cabinet in protest against farm Bills

India | Sep 17, 2020, 11:04 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday announced in Lok Sabha that party leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit the Modi government in protest against the three farm bills tabled by the Centre in Parliament.

Let MPs help farmers buy stubble management machinery:

Let MPs help farmers buy stubble management machinery: Harsimrat Kaur urges PM Modi

India | Nov 06, 2019, 06:13 PM IST

  In a letter to the prime minister, the Union food processing minister said stubble burning was continuing unabated across North India as the farmers could not afford the expensive stubble cleaning and super seeder machines.

Pakistan making 'business out of faith', Harsimrat on

Pak making 'business out of faith', Harsimrat on Kartarpur charges

India | Oct 21, 2019, 01:25 PM IST

Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had also lashed out at Pakistan for demanding the USD 20 service charge, saying it was tantamount to "putting a ticket" on visiting the historic gurdwara.

Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur corridor

PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 8

India | Oct 12, 2019, 05:35 PM IST

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday said that PM Modi will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 8, at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur.

Pakistan's service fee from Sikh pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara 'jaziya': Harshimrat Kaur

Pakistan's service fee from Sikh pilgrims is 'jaziya' says Harsimrat

India | Oct 05, 2019, 09:38 PM IST

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday condemned Islamabad's insistence to charge a service fee of USD 20 from pilgrims to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara and compared it with 'jaziya'.

Amarinder’s remarks against Harsimrat reflect ‘feudal’ mindset against women: SAD

Amarinder’s remarks against Harsimrat reflect ‘feudal’ mindset against women: SAD

India | Sep 12, 2019, 07:41 AM IST

The SAD on Wednesday hit out at Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over his remarks against party leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, saying his comments reflected his “feudal” mindset of treating women as “secondary”.

15th Finance Commission supports cold chain projects

15th Finance Commission supports cold chain projects

Business | Sep 05, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

The 15th Finance Commission headed by N.K. Singh on Wednesday commended policy measures taken by the Food Processing Ministry to raise farm income and generate value-added activities.

SAD chief Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat meet Amit Shah

SAD chief Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat meet Amit Shah; urge rebuilding of Ravidas temple

India | Aug 26, 2019, 11:00 PM IST

The Delhi Police arrested Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and 95 others on several charges, including rioting and unlawful assembly, following the protest. 

Harsimrat Kaur Badal

EAM directed Indian Embassy in Iraq to take immediate step to ensure return of 7 youths: Harsimrat

World | Jun 13, 2019, 08:27 PM IST

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal Thursday said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has directed the Indian Embassy in Iraq to take immediate steps to ensure the return of seven Punjab based youths.

In 2009, Harsimrat Kaur Badal defeated Congress leader

Badal 'bahu' back in Modi cabinet

India | May 30, 2019, 11:08 PM IST

Wife of Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal and daughter-in-law of five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, she retained the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat for a third consecutive term.

Read More