• punjab congress leaders meet president seek dismissal of

    Punjab Congress leaders meet President, seek dismissal of state government

    India | May 20, 2015 21:18 IST

    New Delhi:  Top Punjab Congress leaders today met President Pranab Mukherjee and sought immediate dismissal of the Akali Dal-BJP government in the state and imposition of Central rule over alleged deterioration of law and order.The

  • badal hits out at amarinder

    Badal hits out at Amarinder

    Politics | May 14, 2015 16:31 IST

    Sangrur: Slamming his predecessor Capt Amarinder Singh for allegedly issuing baseless statements on “sensitive issues” concerning the farmers of state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today asked him to refrain from “politicizing” each and

  • punjab to make efforts to bring blue star artefacts cm badal

    Punjab to make efforts to bring Blue Star artefacts: CM Badal

    Politics | May 13, 2015 17:51 IST

    Rakhra (Patiala): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that the state government was making persistent efforts with the Centre to bring back the books, rare manuscripts and other artifacts taken away by the

  • badal chairs niti aayog sub group meeting

    Badal chairs NITI Aayog sub-group meeting

    Politics | May 11, 2015 17:15 IST

    Shillong: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today chaired the NITI Aayog sub-group meeting here, which was attended by Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma and his Arunachal Pradesh counterpart Nabam Tuki.“It is an important meeting... As

  • fast for freedom the sikh activist who is fasting from 116

    Fast For Freedom: The Sikh Activist who is fasting from 116 days!

    India | May 11, 2015 16:29 IST

    “It is really painful to see my father like this, but I feel proud as he is fighting for a good cause.” says Sarvinder Kaur, daughter of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa.A 82 year old man

  • amarinder singh rejects judicial probe into moga incident

    Amarinder Singh rejects judicial probe into Moga incident

    Politics | May 06, 2015 17:50 IST

    Chandigarh: "Since the matter is pending before the Punjab and Haryana High Court, there was no point in setting up a parallel probe," Amarinder said in a statement issued here.The former Chief Minister said that

  • cm says moga incident intolerable promises justice

    CM says Moga incident intolerable, promises justice

    Politics | May 03, 2015 19:29 IST

    Patiala/Chandigarh:  Facing all-round attack, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today termed as"intolerable" and "painful" the molestation of a gil and pushing her to death from a moving bus belonging to a company owned by

  • resign or shut down businesses amarinder singh tells

    Resign or shut down businesses, Amarinder Singh tells Parkash Singh Badal

    Politics | May 03, 2015 18:13 IST

    Chandigarh:  Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday demanded that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should either resign from his post or shut down his family's transport and other businesses, including the controversial Orbit Aviation, as

  • badal lacks courage to meet girl s family bajwa

    Badal lacks courage to meet girl's family: Bajwa

    Politics | May 02, 2015 19:19 IST

    Chandigarh: Sharpening attack against Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Punjab Congress today demanded his resignation for “lacking courage” to personally pay condolences to the family of the teenaged girl who was killed after being molested

  • aap leaders protest burn effigies of badal over moga bus

    AAP leaders protest, burn effigies of Badal over Moga bus case

    Politics | May 02, 2015 13:52 IST

    Moga: AAP activists today took out a march and burnt effigies of Punjab Chief Minister Badal protesting against the death of a teenage girl who was molested and thrown off a moving bus belonging to

  • punjab cm badal hails centre s move on value cut

    Punjab CM Badal hails Centre's move on value cut

    India | April 30, 2015 7:44 IST

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal yesterday welcomed Centre's decision to bear entire liability of value cut on wheat yield and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this gesture.  Badal, in a statement here

  • rahul to travel to grain bowl of punjab

    Rahul to travel to grain bowl of Punjab

    Politics | April 28, 2015 16:25 IST

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is visiting Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab today and will take stock of the situation in the state's grain markets where farmers are finding it difficult to sell their produce after

  • cm badal approves skill development centre for ferozepur

    CM Badal approves 'Skill development Centre' for Ferozepur

    India | April 15, 2015 16:18 IST

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today gave nod for setting up a state-of-the art 'Integrated Skill Development Centre' in the Ferozepur district in a bid to provide self employment opportunities to youth of

  • badal wants centre to introduce crop insurance

    Badal wants Centre to introduce crop insurance

    India | April 12, 2015 17:55 IST

    Muktsar (Punjab): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the central government should introduce a crop insurance scheme at the earliest to protect farmers from losses due to vagaries of weather.Interacting with the

  • badal betraying punjab for his survival amarinder

    Badal 'betraying' Punjab for his survival: Amarinder

    Politics | April 08, 2015 18:33 IST

    Dhuri (Punjab): Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today accused Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of trading off state's interests by giving “extra water” to Haryana to “please his masters” in Delhi.He also charged Badal

  • badal opposes appointment of bjp mla as chief of takhat

    Badal opposes appointment of BJP MLA as Chief of Takhat Huzoor Sahib

    Politics | April 05, 2015 8:26 IST

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal  has opposed the decision of Maharashtra government to appoint a BJP MLA as chief of management board of the Takhat Sri Huzoor Sahib, Nanded, saying the decision is

  • weather god ruins farmers in punjab haryana

    Weather god ruins farmers in Punjab, Haryana

    India | April 04, 2015 17:23 IST

    Chandigarh: For nearly a decade, farmer Bhupinder Singh has often looked at the sky to thank god for his bumper wheat crop. This year is different.In the past one month, unseasonal rains and hailstorms have

  • crop damage punjab cm seeks bonus for farmers

    Crop damage: Punjab CM seeks bonus for farmers

    India | April 01, 2015 21:29 IST

    Chandigarh: Seeking personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday demanded that farmers, who had suffered crop damage due to unseasonal rains, should be compensated by giving Rs.100

  • parkash singh badal seeks rs 10 000 per acre compensation

    Parkash Singh Badal seeks Rs 10,000 per acre compensation

    Politics | March 08, 2015 18:26 IST

    Chandigarh: With unseasonal rain damaging the standing wheat crop in several areas of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday sought compensation for the farmers from the central government.Expressing concern over the major losses

  • aap s victory in delhi not to impact punjab politics badal

    AAP's victory in Delhi not to impact Punjab politics Badal

    Politics | February 10, 2015 20:16 IST

    Ludhiana: Noting that the people's mandate is supreme and it must be respected in a democratic set up, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said AAP's victory in Delhi Assembly polls would not impact Punjab

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