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Fair & Square with Manpreet Singh Badal

httpvp://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=7DFA55A46006F0CC Manpreet Badal shares his thoughts with Kanwar Sandhu in Fair & Square program on March 27th after announcing his new political party “People’s Party of Punjab”.  Read More →

Manpreet Badal launched People’s Party of Punjab

httpvp://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=1932117CAA319855 A new era in Punjab politics began on Sunday when a massive gathering at the historic Khatkar Kalan village gave a standing ovation to the announcement of People’s Party of Punjab — a new party formed by a man who promises a clean break from traditional, some would say, dirty, contemporary politics. The two mascots of the new party... 

State’s growth figures spark debate

After Manpreet Badal took Punjab’s debt issue to the political arena, it is now the turn of state’s growth rate to get politicized. Congress has put into place a special team to study SAD’s claims that Punjab has achieved 8.8% growth rate. Sukhbir Singh Badal, deputy chief minister, Punjab said that 8.8% growth of Punjab against the national average of 7.4% as calculated by Central... 
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Don’t shoot the messenger

Below posting is from Mapreet Badal’s Blog. I always look forward to my meetings with Mr Kanwar Sandhu. The perspicacity and intellect of this venerable and distinguished journalist never fails to impress me. But I was deeply perturbed when I met him a few days ago. He told me that how the broadcast of the news channel he was heading was being stalled by the cable mafia simply because the channel... 
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Manpreet says he may quit as MLA before launching new party on Mar 23

Manpreet says he may quit as MLA before launching new party on Mar 23
Upbeat from the strong and positive public response to his camp at Maghi Mela in Muktsar, former Finance Minister Manpreet Badal was at his candid best today. A confident-sounding Manpreet even said he may quit as MLA, if need be, even before the formation of his ‘yet-to-be-named’ political outfit on March 23. Manpreet also did not rule out the possibility of his father, Gurdas Badal, contesting... 
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Jittery over Manpreet, Akalis attempt damage control

Jittery over the show of strength in Amritsar on Sunday by rebel Akali leader and Badal clan member, Manpreet Badal, the Akalis have swung into damage control mode, with chief minister Parkash Singh Badal — despite his rib injury— meeting Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leader Kiranbir Kang, who had resigned as the youth wing president in a huff in 2009. Badal spent around two hours with Kang’s family... 
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Manpreet Badal gives state politics a new direction

Chitleen K Sethi, Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 15. If the winds of change ever blew in Punjab, it would be riding on the colour saffron. Manpreet’s show of strength in Amritsar yesterday made it clear that the former Finance Minister had not just dented the SAD vote bank across Punjab, but also introduced a paradigm shift in how politics is conducted in the state. The colour of sacrifice... 

Centre says it made debt-waiver offer to Punjab but silent on the amount

It’s the Union versus the State of Punjab now in the raging debate over Punjab's finances which has claimed the state's former finance minister, Manpreet Badal, as its first casualty. In its November 12 reply to queries raised in the Lok Sabha by three Members of Parliament from Punjab – Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Sher Singh Gubaya of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Manish Tewari... 

Jittery over Manpreet, Akalis attempt damage control

Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Jittery-over-Manpreet-Akalis-attempt-damage-control/articleshow/6945006.cms CHANDIGARH: Jittery over the show of strength in Amritsar on Sunday by rebel Akali leader and Badal clan member, Manpreet Badal, the Akalis have swung into damage control mode, with chief minister Parkash Singh Badal — despite his rib injury— meeting Youth Akali... 
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