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Harsimrat meets Rajnath, seeks relief for Op Bluestar detainees

Punjabi Politics
Tribune reporters Amritsar/new delhi, June 19 Hope rekindled for the Jodhpur jail detainees following the SAD’s move to approach Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who assured the party that the affected persons would get their due. On Tuesday, SAD spokesperson Virsa Singh Valtoha said a SAD delegation comprising Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, parliamentarians Balwinder Singh Bhoondarh and Naresh Kumar Gujral, DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK and SGPC’s executive member advocate Bhagwant Singh Sialka took up various Sikh issues with the Home Minister and got a positive response. Valtoha, who himself was among the 325 Sikhs who were arrested from the Golden Temple complex during Operation Bluestar and kept under illegal detention, said, “The Home Minister has assured us to revoke th

Let growers decide schedule: Harsimrat

Punjab
Tribune News Service Sangrur, June 11 Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday backed farmers who have begun sowing paddy. She advised the state government not to impose any restrictions on them to hide its “failure” in providing the required electricity. “Punjab farmers know when to sow paddy. The government does not have the right to force them to delay sowing till June 20. We made the state power-surplus, but during the first year of the Congress, the state is facing power shortage,” the Union Minister alleged. She accused the government of driving farmers to commit suicide by threatening to register cases against them if they sow paddy before June 20 and by denying them a complete debt waiver. “Farmers are already reeling under a huge debt. The gover...

Jojo accuses Sukhbir, Harsimrat of defaming him; serves notices

Punjab
Tribune News Service Bathinda, May 25 Finance Minister Manpreet Badal’s brother-in-law Jaijeet Singh Johal, alias Jojo, on Friday served legal notices on SAD president Sukhbir Badal, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia, SAD spokesperson Daljeet Singh Cheema and PTC News MD Ravinder Narayan for defamation. Addressing mediapersons here, Johal claimed that baseless allegations were levelled against him by them. He also claimed that the false allegations were purposely levelled against him with an intention to defame, humiliate and harass him. He stated that these baseless insinuations had been widely reported in the media, and that they had tarnished his reputation. He particularly hit back at the Akali Dal leadership over their “Jojo tax&rd...

Harsimrat Badal must resign on the issue of renaming Dyal Singh Majithia college-AAP

Punjab
Reacting on the issue of renaming Dyal Singh Majithia college, the Aam Aadmi Party today criticised BJP of indulging in the politics of religion and cast to divide Hindu and Sikhs of the country. In a press statement, AAP Punjab co-president Dr. Balbir Singh and MLA Aman Arora demanded the resignation of union minister and SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal on moral grounds for failing to protect the legacy of Punjabis. 

Harsimrat Badal asks Punjab CM to expedite work on civil works to ensure AIIMS, Bathinda project is not delayed.

Punjab
CHANDIGARH – Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today asked Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to expedite work on construction of approach road to new AIIMS work site in Bathinda as well as establishment of a power grid station besides other civil works to ensure the prestigious project does not get delayed any further.

Harsimrat Badal asks Punjab CM to expedite work on civil works to ensure AIIMS, Bathinda project is not delayed

Punjab
Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today asked Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to expedite work on the construction of approach road to new AIIMS work site in Bathinda as well as the establishment of a power grid station beside other civil works to ensure the prestigious project does not get delayed any further.