Congress shedding crocodile tears over farmer issue: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday held Congress responsible for farmers' problems and said the party was shedding crocodile tears over the peasant-issue and its rally in New Delhi was a political gimmick.

Punjab Govt approves body to face lift cities, reduce pollution

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday approved setting up of 'Punjab State Landscaping Authority' in a bid to beautify the cities and reduce pollution level in the state.

Dhuri result a mandate in favour of SAD-BJP govt: Badal

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday described Shiromani Akali Dal's victory in Dhuri Assembly bypoll as a "resounding verdict" in favour of the policies, programmes and performance of its alliance government with the BJP in Punjab.

Punjab CM Badal approves 'Skill development Centre' for Ferozepur

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday 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 the border area.

Punjab on high growth trajectory due to SAD-BJP: Badal

Listing pro-poor schemes initiated by his government, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said Punjab was on a high growth trajectory due to the initiatives taken by the SAD-BJP alliance.

Replace obsolete system for fixing crop prices: Badal

Describing the current system of fixing crop prices as "obsolete", Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said the Centre should set up an expert committee to ensure remunerative prices to farmers and bail them out of the current crisis.

Badal wants Centre to introduce crop insurance scheme

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here on Sunday pitched for introducing a long-term crop insurance scheme by the Centre to protect farmers from the vagaries of the nature.

Parkash Singh Badal wants Centre to introduce crop insurance

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.

Parkash Singh Badal rules out interlinking of rivers

Contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans of interlinking the rivers of Punjab and repairing the dams, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said there is no need of repairing the dams as the government is taking care of the its maintenance.

CM Parkash Singh Badal condemns attack on Sikh in Birmingham

The Punjab Chief Minster Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday strongly condemned the assault on a Sikh man on a crowded street in Birmingham in United Kingdom earlier in the day.

Padma Awards: Madan Mohan Malaviya accorded Bharat Ratna

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously on Monday. The family of the noted educationist was present in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to receive the award.

Parkash Singh Badal hopes NDA govt will safeguard farmer's interests

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday expressed hope that NDA government would take care of farmers' interest while amending the contentious Land Acquisition Bill.

Relief to property holders in Punjab

 In a relief to property holders who have been allotted plots by government and semi-government authorities, the Punjab government on Thursday approved the registration of their conveyance deeds at rates prevalent at the time of allotment.

Nobody will be allowed to disturb peace in Punjab: Parkash Singh Badal

Facing criticism for marking the death anniversaries of killers of Indira Gandhi and a former Army chief in the Nanakshahi calendar, Punjab government on Thursday said nobody will be allowed to disturb the peace and communal harmony in the state.

Badal says budget will take care of each section of society

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday dubbed the budget tabled in Assembly as growth oriented and pro-people.

Punjab Assembly budget session from today

The Budget Session of the Punjab Assembly will commence here on Thursday with the opposition Congress set to corner the Parkash Singh Badal-led government on various issues, including the Land Acquisition Bill.

To make Punjabis proficient in English, Badal wants British teachers

Punjab students, especially those in rural areas, could soon be dealing in the Queen`s language if Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has his way.

Punjab Assembly Budget Session from Thursday

The Budget Session of the Punjab Assembly will commence here on Thursday with the opposition Congress set to corner the Parkash Singh Badal-led government on various issues, including the Land Acquisition Bill.

Badal hails Centre for NITI Aayog, raising states' share in central taxes

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said his Shiromani Akali Dal's stand on federalism was vindicated after the Centre decided to raise states' share in central taxes to 42 percent from 32 percent.

Sikh festival 'Holla Mohalla' begins

The three-day Sikh festival - 'Holla Mohalla' - began on Wednesday at Sri Anandpur Sahib near here with a large number of devotees thronging the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh to pay their obeisance.