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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... 

New party should result from people’s movement, says Manpreet Badal

Being out of power has taught Manpreet Badal what it is like to stand ‘tall’ as a leader. After the massive show of strength at his Amritsar rally on Sunday, the ousted Punjab Finance Minister on Monday said his proposed people’s movement – Jago Punjab Yatra – should lead to formation of a new political party in Punjab and not the other way round. “How am I expected to form a party... 

Jago Punjab Yatra Agenda

Below is the agenda distributed by S. Manpreet Singh Badal during his press conference in Amritsar on November 14, 2010 where he also announced “Jago Punjab Yatra” Radical economic, political and social reforms agenda to clean the system. Warning – If we do not clean system, they will overthrow the system. Taking agenda to the population of Punjab. Awakening – wake up call Seeking... 
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Manpreet’s support base swells online

Manpreet’s support base swells online
“Thank you for your overwhelming support, we have now maxed the number allowed as friends on Facebook at 5,000…” posted Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s beleaguered nephew Manpreet Badal on his wall on the social networking website on Wednesday. The ousted finance and planning minister of Punjab may no longer enjoy support from the state’s “first family” and the ruling... 
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Manpreet Badal rules out reconciliation with SAD

Says has done nothing wrong, won’t quit as Gidderbaha MLA. A defiant Manpreet Badal, the ousted finance minister, has ruled out any reconciliation with the Shiromani Akali Dal, which suspended him last week for going to the media on the Centre’s loan waiver offer. A day after being denied entry into the Singh Sabha Gurdwara at Kahnuwan, Manpreet visited Gurdwara Dukhniwaran Sahib here in Patiala... 

Manpreet not allowed to hold public meet

Manpreet not allowed to hold public meet
Kahnuwan: Ousted FM finds the venue, a gurdwara, locked; calls it a ‘sad day for democracy’ Ousted finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal was denied entry into a gurdwara at Kahnuwan in Gurdaspur district where he was scheduled to hold a public function on Sunday. As he reached the venue, Manpreet found the gates of the gurdwara locked and a large number of policemen deployed outside. Left with... 

Day after, calm in Manpreet’s constituency, markets shut

Day after, calm in Manpreet’s constituency, markets shut
Residents of this town and other parts of former finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal’s constituency, Gidderbaha, have been in a sombre mood since Wednesday and most shopkeepers have downed their shutters to express solidarity with their leader who has been suspended from the Shiromani Akali Dal and dropped from the state cabinet. The few shops that were open belonged to the supporters of Congress.... 

Manpreet Badal suspended from SAD

Manpreet Badal suspended from SAD
The suspension of 48-year-old Manpreet, a four-time MLA from Gidderbaha in Faridkot district, came a day before he was to release documents pertaining to the central debt waiver. The action also came when Manpreet was stated to be in Delhi for a meeting with Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. Manpreet has been in the midst of a row in ruling SAD-BJP alliance after he supported the reported offer... 
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