Preneet Kaur

  • Congress will make a comeback and form its government: Preneet Kaur August 25, 2014

    Counting of votes is on for the two assembly seats that went to bypolls last week. Congress leader Preneet Kaur has won from the Patiala seat by 23,000 votes while the Akali Dal is leading in Talwandi Sabo. Kaur said,"Congress will definitely make a comeback and form its government." ...
  • Punjab bypoll results: Congress, SAD win one seat each August 25, 2014

    The Congress was at par with the Shiromani Akali Dal in the Punjab where both the parties won one seat each in the bypolls held last week. Congress leader Preneet Kaur won the Patiala seat while Akali Dal's Mohinder Singh Sidhu won the Talwandi Sabo seat. The Aam Aadmi Party finished...
  • Modi visa row: Were the signatures forged? July 24, 2013

    The controversy over 65 Members of Parliament signing letter urging US President Barack Obama not to issue Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi a visa has taken a new turn on Wednesday with nine MPs denying signing any letter. ...
  • Modi visa row: 9 MPs deny signing letter, govt says why involve the US July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The controversy over 65 Members of Parliament signing letter urging US President Barack Obama not to issue Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi a visa has taken a new turn on Wednesday with nine MPs denying signing any letter. The MPs who have denied...
  • Pak prisoners safe in India: MoS External Affairs May 2, 2013

    Amritsar: Pakistani prisoners lodged in Indian jails were safe, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Thursday said. Answering reporters' questions here this evening on ensuring the safety of Indian and Pakistan prisoners in each other's territories, Kaur said "Pakistani prisoners are safe in Indian jails. We are...
  • HRD Minister calls upon youth to shoulder responsibility March 11, 2013

    Chandigarh: Union HRD Minister Pallam Raju on Sunday called on the youth to shoulder greater social responsibility and endeavour to use means of communication to facilitate social harmony. "Young people can contribute in a big way towards helping people through use of technology," Raju said while addressing the 62nd Annual...
  • Punjab gangrape: 'Police in the state politicised' January 21, 2013

    Reacting to the gangrape of a 26yearold woman in Punjab, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said, "This act should be condemned and we hope the culprits are punished severely. The police have been politicised in the state which is the biggest problem." ...
  • No request for asylum from Pak Hindus: Govt August 20, 2012

    Patiala: No request for asylum has been received from the Hindus who have recently crossed over to India on pilgrimage visas, the government on Sunday said. "As far as we know, the families have come on pilgrimage. So far, no (Hindu) family that is based in Pakistan (and has come...
  • Fishermen killings: India awaits UAE's probe report July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday said it will decide on the future course of action only after knowing about the inquiries being done by the UAE and the US into the US Navy ship firing incident in Dubai, assuring full assistance to the victims who are fishermen from Tamil Nadu. Expressing...
  • IT professionals, businessmen facing visa problems: Govt May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Some IT professionals and businessmen were facing problems in getting visas mainly due to outsourcing issues in those countries but Indian consulates are active in providing all help in resolving the grievances, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Asked during Question Hour about denial of visa by some...
  • Norway NRI children will stay in Delhi: Preneet Kaur April 24, 2012

    Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Tuesday confirmed that the Norway NRI children will stay in Delhi for the day. ...
  • Norway case: Parents deny rift, India to back off March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The custody case of two children of a NRI couple living in Norway is turning into case of allegations, counterallegations and denials. After reports that the children's father Anurup Bhattacharya had accused his wife Sagarika of marital violence, he has denied the allegations and also blamed the media...
  • Dera tightlipped on support to parties this time January 28, 2012

    Sirsa: Sikh sect Dera Sacha Sauda, which had backed the Congress in last assembly elections in Punjab, has remained tightlipped till now on supporting any party in the January 30 polls. While candidates of all prominent political parties in fray in Punjab polls have made a beeline to its doorsteps...
  • Badal, Amarinder file nominations; declare assets January 11, 2012

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister and SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday filed his nomination for Lambi Assembly seat in Punjab, which will go to polls on January 30, and declared his assets. Badal has a total of Rs 5.74 crore worth movable and immovable properties. He has Rs 4.5...
  • Hope for Indians on death row in Sharjah April 7, 2010

    Sharjah: A lawyer, appointed by the Indian government, is expected to file an appeal on behalf of the the 17 Indians on death row in Sharjah on Wednesday. Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur had earlier met their families in Patiala, assuring them of all possible support. The convicts...
  • Enough! Govt to frame policy against race attacks June 6, 2009

    Patiala (Punjab): The Central Government will soon formulate a policy to deal with racial discrimination against Indians abroad, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said on Saturday. Arriving in her hometown Patiala for the first time after being inducted in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Government, Preneet Kaur expressed concern...