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Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Indian politician
Harsimrat Kaur Badal is an Indian politician and a former Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Industries in the Government of India and Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Bathinda. She is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal Party. Her husband Sukhbir Singh Badal is former deputy chief minister of Punjab and the president of Shiromani Akali Dal. She resigned from the cabinet on 17 September 2020 to protest against few farmer related ordinances and legislation.

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Watch: Sukhbir Badal begins ‘Kisan March’ after praying at Golden Temple [Video]

Watch: Sukhbir Badal begins ‘Kisan March’ after praying at Golden Temple

The Shiromani Akali Dal has launched three ‘kisan marches’ against the farm laws framed by the government. SAD Chief Sukhbir Badal paid obeisance at the Golden Temple before launching one of the..

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Agri reform bills: SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia joins nation-wide protest [Video]

Agri reform bills: SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia joins nation-wide protest

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), General Secretary, Bikram Singh Majithia participated in the nation-wide 'Bharat Bandh' protest in Amritsar against new farm bills. "If there is any misunderstanding between..

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Farmers protest with human skull, Delhi-Noida road blocked l Latest updates [Video]

Farmers protest with human skull, Delhi-Noida road blocked l Latest updates

Farmers intensified their protests across the country on Friday. Several roads were blocked by the protesting farmers. Farmers in Uttar Pradesh occupied the streets and several political parties joined..

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Most shameful day in the history of Parliament: RS Prasad on ruckus in Rajya Sabha [Video]

Most shameful day in the history of Parliament: RS Prasad on ruckus in Rajya Sabha

In a media brief on Sep 21, Union Law and Justice Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on Rajya Sabha ruckus. Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Today's conduct of the suspended members of not refusing the..

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No talks with Centre till new agriculture bills are taken back: Sukhbir Singh Badal [Video]

No talks with Centre till new agriculture bills are taken back: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), President Sukhbir Singh Badal said that there will be no talks with the Centre till the bills are taken back. "We'll go to Punjab now, where party leaders and workers will..

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Why the uproar over Farm Bills 2020: Here’s all you need to know [Video]

Why the uproar over Farm Bills 2020: Here’s all you need to know

The Modi government is facing the fury of farmer groups over three farm related bills that have been passed in the Lok Sabha. While the government argues that the bills are in the farmers’ interests..

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Agri bills row: Farmers call rail roko; politics escalates l Latest updates [Video]

Agri bills row: Farmers call rail roko; politics escalates l Latest updates

Politics continues to escalate over the farm related bills passed by the Lok Sabha. Farmers groups have planned to intensify their agitation against the bills and have called for a ‘rail roko’..

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Punjab's economy is farm-based, new agri bills have scared farmers: Harsimrat Kaur [Video]

Punjab's economy is farm-based, new agri bills have scared farmers: Harsimrat Kaur

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned as Union Minister on September 17 to protest against the agriculture bills, said the centre should pass the bills after consultation..

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SAD was left out of consultative process on new agri bills: Sukhbir Badal [Video]

SAD was left out of consultative process on new agri bills: Sukhbir Badal

The president of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Sukhbir Singh Badal, said the party tried their best to resolve the issue with the BJP regarding the new agriculture bills, but were left out of the..

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Digvijaya Singh congratulates Harsimrat Kaur for resigning from govt in support of farmers [Video]

Digvijaya Singh congratulates Harsimrat Kaur for resigning from govt in support of farmers

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on September 18, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh spoke on agriculture bill. He said, "Congress government had made Agricultural Produce Market Committee..

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Farm bills: Anil Vij lashes out at opposition parties, alleges them of 'misleading people' [Video]

Farm bills: Anil Vij lashes out at opposition parties, alleges them of 'misleading people'

While commenting on the Farm Bills, Leader of Opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav said, "The agriculture bills recently passed in Lok Sabha is against farmers and now we can see..

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Akali Dal not only lost farmers', but also ended up losing ministerial berth: Sunil Jakhar [Video]

Akali Dal not only lost farmers', but also ended up losing ministerial berth: Sunil Jakhar

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee's chief Sunil Jakhar reacted to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Harsimrat Kaur's resignation from the Union Cabinet over two farm related bills passed in Lok Sabha. He..

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Farm bills: Harsimrat's resignation is to calm down peoples anger, says Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee [Video]

Farm bills: Harsimrat's resignation is to calm down peoples anger, says Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee

While speaking to ANI in Amritsar on September 18, the General Secretary of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), Sarwan Singh Pandher spoke on Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation. He said,..

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‘Attempt to mislead’: PM Modi assures farmers after passage of farm bills [Video]

‘Attempt to mislead’: PM Modi assures farmers after passage of farm bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded parliamentarians for passage of three farm bills. PM said that the MSP system and government procurement will remain unchanged. He added that the bills will free..

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Harsimrat Kaur quits from Union Cabinet in protest against farm bills [Video]

Harsimrat Kaur quits from Union Cabinet in protest against farm bills

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) member Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday resigned from the Union Cabinet in protest against three farm sectors bills. "I have resigned from the Union Cabinet in protest against..

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SAD leaders Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat, briefly detained while marching to meet Punjab guv over farm laws

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, his wife and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Prem Singh Chandumajra and other senior Akali leaders were detained by the Chandigarh police on Thursday night..
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Opposition parties hail Akalis’ NDA exit, Congress not enthused

Led by NCP chief Sharad Pawar, several opposition members on Sunday hailed SAD for quitting NDA over the farm bills and thanked the Akalis for snapping their ties with BJP. In a tweet, Pawar..
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After quitting govt, BJP’s ‘oldest ally’ Akali Dal walks out of NDA

Shiromani Akali Dal announced on Saturday night its decision to break its 24-year-old alliance with BJP less than 10 days after it pulled out of PM Narendra Modi’s government with the resignation of..
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Shiromani Akali Dal quits BJP-led NDA alliance; rift widened over farmers' issues

Days after party MP Harsimrat Kaur resigned from the cabinet over farm bills, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday decided to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance..
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'Kicked' chair when Centre decided to bring farm bills in Parliament: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Days after resigning from the Union cabinet, Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday said she “kicked” her chair as she felt it was a “shame” to continue as a minister after the Centre..
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Harsimrat Badal raises 'distress sale' by cotton farmers, blames Congress, CCI


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How can I support govt at the cost of people, asks Harsimrat

Shiromani Akali Dal’s Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned on Thursday from the Union cabinet as food processing minister, said on Friday that she took the decision only after she and..
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'Saddened' my voice in support of farmers was not heard: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

A day after resigning from Union Cabinet in protest against farm bills, senior SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said she feels "saddened" that her voice in support of farmers was not heard and..
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Punjab CM should clear position on agriculture-related Bills: SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Spokesman and former education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Friday said that by resigning from the Union cabinet, Harsimrat Kaur Badal has played her role and it is time..
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Farmers Bill: The real reason behind Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation from the Modi government

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Modi cabinet on Thursday opposing the bills related to agriculture. Harsimrat Kaur Badal has not left Modi cabinet just like that, this is a very..
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How centre's agriculture bill will free farmers from clutches of mandi agents

Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Modi cabinet in protest of the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020; The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of..
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President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Badal's resignation from Union council of ministers

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignation of Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Council of Ministers last evening. Furthermore, the Prez..
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President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Kaur's resignation; BJP alleges she resigned under pressure

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Council of Ministers last evening.
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Harsimrat quits as minister in protest against agri bills

BJP’s oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday withdrew from the Modi government in protest against the legislations designed to liberalise trade in agricultural commodities, with its sole..
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SAD ready to make any sacrifice for farmers, will decide on continuing in NDA later: Sukhbir

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will decide on whether to remain in the ruling NDA or not in a meeting of the party later, its chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said on Thursday after party leader Harsimrat Kaur..
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Harsimrat Badal's resignation mere theatrics; too little, too late: Congress


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Harsimrat's resignation a gimmick to fool farmers: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Had the SAD taken a stand earlier and supported his government against the farm ordinances, the Centre might have thought ten times before pushing the “anti-farmer” Bills in Parliament, the chief..
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'Proud to stand with farmers': Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Union Cabinet in protest against farm Bills


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Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits Modi Cabinet over Centre's farm Bills

Akali Dal's Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet today as her party faced heat from farmers in Punjab over its initial support to ally BJP's farm..
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Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit Modi govt to protest farm bills: SAD chief


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NDA honoured sentiments of Sikhs by granting permission to Sri Harmandar Sahib to receive foreign donations: Harsimrat Badal


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Harsimrat urges Union Minister Gehlot to recommend CBI probe into alleged multi-crore SC scholarship scam

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday wrote to her ministerial colleague Thawar Chand Gehlot, urging him to recommend a CBI inquiry into the alleged multi-crore post-matric SC scholarship scam..
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Harsimrat Badal writes to all CMs, urges them to publicise Operation Greens for benefit of farmers


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India looking forward to partner Italy in food processing sector: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

The minister said versatile equipment that can produce different types of products would be the preference. She emphasised that Italian food and equipment related companies should look to Indian market..
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Provide relief in electricity charges for food processing industry during lockdown: Harsimrat Kaur Badal to CMs

Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has written to all state chief ministers urging them to provide relief in electricity charges to the industry which is facing liquidity crunch due to..
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Harsimrat Badal writes to agriculture minister to send central team to probe seed scam, send case to CBI


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Central food relief for month of April not distributed in Punjab: Harsimrat Badal


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Punjab got a meagre Rs 71 crore from Centre to fight COVID-19: Badal

Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday asserted that except a meagre sum of Rs 71 crore, the BJP-led government has not given the state a single penny to fight COVID-19 pandemic...
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Amit Shah chairs GoM; Ravi Shankar Prasad, S Jaishankar, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan, Harsimrat Kaur attend


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India's organic food market growing at 17 per cent annually: Harsimrat Kaur Badal


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SAD not quitting NDA to save Harsimrat's chair: Amarinder

Following the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to not contest the Delhi assembly polls on being told by the BJP to change its stance over the amended Citizenship Act, Amarinder Singh had on Tuesday..
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Attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib: Harsimrat Badal attacks Congress for opposing CAA

Union minister Harsimrat Badal on Friday slammed the Congress and its Punjab leader Captain Amarinder Singh for opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act, which grants citizenship to persecuted minorities..
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Modi pays tribute to Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary, saying she dedicated her life to social unity, education and women empowerment. Union ministers Harsimrat..
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Kartarpur Corridor opens today, PM Modi to flag off first batch of 500 pilgrims

The first batch of pilgrims includes former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, et al
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Let MPs help farmers buy stubble management machinery: Harsimrat Kaur urges PM Modi


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Pakistan making 'business out of faith', Harsimrat on Kartarpur service charge

"The $20 fee each charged by Pak for Kartarpur Sahib darshan is atrocious. How will a poor devotee pay this amount? Pakistan has made a business out of faith. @ImranKhan's statement that this fee will..
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Shame that Pakistan decided profit before piety in Kartarpur Sahib: Harsimrat Badal


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PM will inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Nov 8: Harsimrat

Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Saturday that PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor between Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur and Darbar Sahib..
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Japan keen to invest in electronics, IT, food sector in Punjab: Harsimrat Badal


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Harsimrat 'most ill-informed woman' I have come across: Amarinder Singh

A day after Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal accused the Punjab government of trying to "weaken" the Akal Takht, chief minister Amarinder Singh here on Tuesday said she is the "most-ill-informed..
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Harsimrat Badal takes on Pakistan minister for trying to influence Sikhs in Indian Army

After Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has slammed Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry for trying to prevail upon Sikhs in Indian Army to revolt and..
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Amarinder Singh dubs Harsimrat Kaur Badal 'habitual liar' over Jallianwala Bagh massacre remark

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday termed Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal a "habitual liar" over her remarks that one of his close relatives had lauded the role of General Dyer in the..
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External affairs minister directed Indian embassy in Iraq to take immediate step to ensure return of 7 youths: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday said external affairs minister S Jaishankar has directed the Indian Embassy in Iraq to take immediate steps to ensure return of seven Punjab based youths..
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