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Sikh man attack US Harsimrat Badal Sushma Swaraj

Sikh man attacked in US, Harsimrat thanks Swaraj for intervention

Sikh man attacked in US, Harsimrat thanks Swaraj for intervention. In a tweet Harsimrat informed that the Swaraj has asked the Indian Embassy in the USA to take up the issue with the American authorities. “I just received a call from @SushmaSwaraj Ji. She has taken a note of the racial attack and has asked @Sikh man attacked

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to walk the talk if he was really serious about boosting farmer earnings by announcing an immediate bonus of Rs 100 per quintal on paddy instead of playing politics by dubbing the historic increase of Rs 200 per

Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees

Harsimrat thanks PM for releasing compensation to Jodhpur detainees

Chandigarh – Union Cabinet Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the decision of the Union government to sanction Rs 2.16 crore to compensate 40 Sikhs, who had been illegally picked up from Sri Harmandir Sahib after the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ordered

Akali Dal protests against 'high' taxes on fuel

Akali Dal protests against ‘high’ taxes on fuel

Chandigarh – Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday held statewide protest dharnas against the “high” rate of taxes on petrol and diesel in Punjab. The protests were held at the district headquarters in Ludhiana, Tarn Taran, Rupnagar, Mansa, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Ferozepur, Amritsar and other cities with SAD members submitting memoranda to the representatives of

Punjabi youths in US jails: Harsimrat seeks Sushma's intervention

Punjabi youths in US jails: Harsimrat seeks Sushma’s intervention

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday urged Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of identifying Punjabis detained at Oregon detention centre in the United States as well as intervening with her US counterparts to ensure they received consular as well as legalaccess.In a statement here, Harsimrat

Sukhbir recalls sacrifices of Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala

Sukhbir recalls sacrifices of Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala

Nakodar – Leaders of different political parties paid tributes to former Nakodar MLA and SGPC member Jathedar Kuldeep Singh Wadala at his native village Wadala during the bhog ceremony and antim ardas on Saturday.  Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal led the party in paying tribute to the Akali

SAD sets up helpline for paddy farmers

SAD sets up helpline for paddy farmers

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday established a helpline to come to the aid of beleaguered farmers whose standing paddy crops are being destroyed on the orders of the Congress government, even as it asked its senior as well as district leadership to forcefully oppose this move across the state. In a

Harsimrat visits KVK; stresses on promoting Self-Help Groups

Harsimrat visits KVK; stresses on promoting Self-Help Groups

Sangrur – To inspect various activities, being conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kherri (Sangrur), Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on Monday visited the KVK, Kherri. During her visit, she evaluated various extension activities, being performed by the Kendra, like on-farm trials, front line demonstrations, farmers and farm women trainings, skill development

A day after Shah, Akali leadership meets Modi

A day after Shah, Akali leadership meets Modi

New Delhi/Chandigarh – Just a day after meeting BJP president Amit Shah in Chandigarh, the top leadership of the Shiromani Akali Dal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday and emphasised that the BJP-Akali Dal alliance in Punjab was “durable and time-tested”. The meeting with the Prime Minister assumes significance in view of

Expedite setting of Patanjali mega food park: Harsimrat Badal to Yogi

Expedite setting of Patanjali mega food park: Harsimrat Badal to Yogi

NEW DELHI: Food Process – ing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said she has written to the Uttar Pradesh government for expediting the process for Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved to set up the proposed Rs 6,000-crore mega food park. “I have written to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister to sort out all the issues

Food sector to create 4 lakh more jobs in FY'19': Harsimrat

Food sector to create 4 lakh more jobs in FY’19’: Harsimrat

NEW DELHI: More than 3.85 lakh jobs have been created in the food processing sector in the last four years and 4 lakh more will be generated by the end of current fiscal as 15 new mega food parks become operational, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Monday. Besides, 3.4 lakh direct and indirect jobs

Food sector to create 4 lakh more jobs in FY'19': Harsimrat

Harsimrat blames Congress ‘misrule’ for farmers’ plight

New Delhi – As farmers’ protest entered 6th day in several states, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday blamed the Congress’ 70-years ‘misrule’ for the current plight of farmers and described the party as ‘pot calling the kettle black. She further said the Congress president Rahul Gandhi should first address the agrarian crisis in Punjab where

Sukhbir Badal announces first list of office-bearers for Chandigarh unit

Sukhbir Badal announces first list of office-bearers for Chandigarh unit

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday announced the first officebearers’ list of Chandigarh unit after making considerable deliberations with Hardeep Singh Butrela, the party head in the UT. Releasing the list from the party headquarters, Badal said that all the dedicated and hardworking people including leaders as well as party

Sukhbir, Harsimrat thank PM, Amit Shah for GST waiver on langar

Sukhbir, Harsimrat thank PM, Amit Shah for GST waiver on langar

Chandigarh – The SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP president Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the decision to grant exemption on GST on purchases for langar in gurdwaras and other religious shrines in the country. The decision will

Shahkot Bye Poll: With meticulous campaign Cong succeeded in changing scenario

SAD chief thanks party rank and file for tireless work

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday thanked the party rank and file for working tirelessly to retain the party vote share in Shahkot bye-election to emerge as the principal opposition party. In a statement here, the SAD president said the SAD retained its vote share polling 43,944 votes against

Harsimrat takes on Capt for turning down Central-funded health insurance

Harsimrat takes on Capt for turning down Central-funded health insurance

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday rebuked Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh led Congress government in the state for turning down the central government’s pro-poor health insurance scheme, saying it had been proved time and again that the welfare of people was not on the Congress government’s agenda. In a

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Sukhbir thanks Gadkari for projects given to Punjab

Bathinda – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday thanked Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for a slew of projects given to Punjab by the NDA government two of which including the Zirakpur-Bathinda and Amritsar-Bathinda highways, were inaugurated on Monday.Addressing a huge public gathering at Goniana as a thanksgiving gesture to

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Harsimrat inaugurates skill centre, lashes out at AAP leaders

Sangrur – Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated a ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra’ in Sunam, about 15-km from here. This is the fourth ‘Kaushal Kendra’ in Punjab. These training centres are being established to skill the unskilled population of the country. Inaugurating the centre, Harsimrat said: “These centres will opened

Harsimrat Badal bats for skill development

Harsimrat Badal bats for skill development

BATHINDA: Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday underlined the need for skill development of youths so that they are gainfully engaged and become financially independent. Badal on Saturday inaugurated two centres under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) scheme at Bathinda and Mansa.Speaking on the occasion, Harsimrat expressed gratitude to

Harsimrat writes to PM, urges to waive GST on langar items, sack Sinha

Harsimrat writes to PM, urges to waive GST on langar items, sack Sinha

Chandigarh – Senior SAD leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive GST on ingredients used to make ‘langars’ in gurdwaras. In her April 26 letter to the PM, Harsimrat said she hopes that the religious institutions serving free ‘langar’ will be exempted from the central Goods and