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Manpreet Singh Badal

No new tax in Punjab budget, focus on agriculture, health, education

The total outstanding debt of the state has been projected at Rs 2,29,612 crore for 2019-20 as against Rs 2,12,276 crore for 2018-19.

18 Feb 2019 3:38 PM

‘Cong will bring new generation GST law’

Mr Badal demanded that petrol and electricity be also brought under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

26 Dec 2018 1:08 AM

GST 'most complex', needs massive fixing: Punjab Finance Minister

The way India designed its GST, I would actually give it 2 out of 10, says Manpreet Singh Badal.

11 Oct 2018 5:42 PM

Northern states agree on uniform fuel rates

On the advice of Delhi, similar Excise Policy will be implemented for all the North Eastern states.

26 Sep 2018 2:47 PM

320 Blue Whale complaints since July

Cyber police has blocked more than 200 Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.

23 Feb 2018 7:11 AM


Punjab lifts curbs on liquor near highways

The amendment, once passed, would lift restrictions on hotels, restaurants and clubs from serving liquor within 500 meters of highways.

20 Jun 2017 2:09 AM

Priority will be to restore lost glory of Punjab: Manpreet Badal

The cabinet minister indicated that some of the ‘lopsided’ policies of the previous SAD-BJP government will be undone by Congress.

16 Mar 2017 1:38 PM