Haryana Farmer


'Haryana Farmer' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Haryana Farmer Serving Jail Term For Loan Default Dies In Prison

    Haryana Farmer Serving Jail Term For Loan Default Dies In Prison

    Thirty-five-year old Jaipal sits motionless in his house for hours. Neither him nor his brother Udaipal, 47, can make sense of what has unfolded in the last two days. Their father Ranbir Singh died in the jail after heart failure. He was sent there ten days ago and had just started serving his two-year imprisonment for loan default. The farmer wa...

  • Haryana Farmer, Jailed In Cheque Bounce Case, Dies; Family Demands Probe

    Haryana Farmer, Jailed In Cheque Bounce Case, Dies; Family Demands Probe

    Ten days after he was sent to a jail in Haryana for failing to repay a bank loan, a 65-year-old farmer died in jail on Tuesday. Ranbir Singh died on the same day thousands of farmers protested near Delhi demanding loan waiver, pension and subsidised electricity and fuel.

  • Despite Fines And Subsidies, Haryana Farmers Continue Burning Crop Stubble

    Despite Fines And Subsidies, Haryana Farmers Continue Burning Crop Stubble

    Farmers in Haryana are flouting the ban on crop residue burning, despite the threat of steep fines by local authorities. Seventeen incidents have been reported in Panipat district alone. The agriculture department and the state pollution control board claim they held awareness camps in September at 198 villages in Panipat

  • Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmers across three states held protests today demanding loan waivers, a higher support price for their crops and implementation of other recommendations made by the Swaminathan Commission, which had been focusing on the reasons for farmers' distress. For several hours in Haryana, farmer unions blocked highways. In Madhya Pradesh, where six farmer...

  • Uttar Pradesh, Haryana Farmers Clash Over Land Dispute; PAC Deployed

    Uttar Pradesh, Haryana Farmers Clash Over Land Dispute; PAC Deployed

    Some farmers from Haryana allegedly set fire to crops of growers in Uttar Pradesh following a clash between them over a land dispute in Mawi village in neighbouring Shamli district.

  • Haryana Records All-Time High Paddy Procurement

    Haryana Records All-Time High Paddy Procurement

    With an all-time high procurement of over 53.24 lakh tonnes of paddy by procurement agencies this season, a new record has been set in Haryana, a minister said on Tuesday.

  • Punjab, Haryana Farmers Ignore Ban On Stubble Burning

    Punjab, Haryana Farmers Ignore Ban On Stubble Burning

    Training workshops and awareness programmes for farmers are conducted from time to time in both states where peasants are informed about the harmful effects of stubble burning, officials said.

  • Sonia Gandhi Meets Haryana Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains; BJP Government Calls it 'Tourism'

    Sonia Gandhi Meets Haryana Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains; BJP Government Calls it 'Tourism'

    After Rajasthan, Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited Bhiwani in Haryana to meet the farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India. She promised her party's support to raise their concerns and demand for compensation against damaged crops.

  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi Seeks Compensation for Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi Seeks Compensation for Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi today appealed to the BJP government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India.

  • Debt-Ridden Haryana Farmers Talk Suicide as Rains Destroy Crops and Banks Shame Them

    Debt-Ridden Haryana Farmers Talk Suicide as Rains Destroy Crops and Banks Shame Them

    Newbie Gohana farmer, Birender Mor, 27, killed himself on March 8, very soon after unseasonal rains destroyed the wheat crop on land he was tilling on contract. He knew he wouldn't be able to start repaying the more than 10 lakh rupee loan he had borrowed from banks and others. And he couldn't bear that shame.

  • For This Ambala Village British Era Land Acquisition Laws Still Exist

    For This Ambala Village British Era Land Acquisition Laws Still Exist

    Farmers at a village in Haryana believe they are stuck in a time warp. Much of the land in Kaunla village in Ambala was acquired by the army from the British after independence. That land was part of 1400 acres leased by the British for 100 years in the 1850s for a cantonment. The lease expired in 1950 but the army continued to occupy the land, ...

  • Haryana farmers offer to sell their vital organs to repay loans

    At least 55 farmers of the district submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner on Monday, seeking permission to sell their vital organs to repay bank loans.

  • Debt-ridden Haryana farmers seek permission from PM to sell their organs

    Debt-ridden Haryana farmers seek permission from PM to sell their organs

    A group of farmers from Haryana have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with a strange request. They want him to give them the go-ahead to sell their organs so they can pay off their debts. They even have a rate card: Rs 5 lakh for eyes and liver; Rs 10 lakh for a kidney or lung.

'Haryana Farmer' - 3 Video Result(s)

'Haryana Farmer' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Haryana Farmer Serving Jail Term For Loan Default Dies In Prison

    Haryana Farmer Serving Jail Term For Loan Default Dies In Prison

    Thirty-five-year old Jaipal sits motionless in his house for hours. Neither him nor his brother Udaipal, 47, can make sense of what has unfolded in the last two days. Their father Ranbir Singh died in the jail after heart failure. He was sent there ten days ago and had just started serving his two-year imprisonment for loan default. The farmer wa...

  • Haryana Farmer, Jailed In Cheque Bounce Case, Dies; Family Demands Probe

    Haryana Farmer, Jailed In Cheque Bounce Case, Dies; Family Demands Probe

    Ten days after he was sent to a jail in Haryana for failing to repay a bank loan, a 65-year-old farmer died in jail on Tuesday. Ranbir Singh died on the same day thousands of farmers protested near Delhi demanding loan waiver, pension and subsidised electricity and fuel.

  • Despite Fines And Subsidies, Haryana Farmers Continue Burning Crop Stubble

    Despite Fines And Subsidies, Haryana Farmers Continue Burning Crop Stubble

    Farmers in Haryana are flouting the ban on crop residue burning, despite the threat of steep fines by local authorities. Seventeen incidents have been reported in Panipat district alone. The agriculture department and the state pollution control board claim they held awareness camps in September at 198 villages in Panipat

  • Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmers across three states held protests today demanding loan waivers, a higher support price for their crops and implementation of other recommendations made by the Swaminathan Commission, which had been focusing on the reasons for farmers' distress. For several hours in Haryana, farmer unions blocked highways. In Madhya Pradesh, where six farmer...

  • Uttar Pradesh, Haryana Farmers Clash Over Land Dispute; PAC Deployed

    Uttar Pradesh, Haryana Farmers Clash Over Land Dispute; PAC Deployed

    Some farmers from Haryana allegedly set fire to crops of growers in Uttar Pradesh following a clash between them over a land dispute in Mawi village in neighbouring Shamli district.

  • Haryana Records All-Time High Paddy Procurement

    Haryana Records All-Time High Paddy Procurement

    With an all-time high procurement of over 53.24 lakh tonnes of paddy by procurement agencies this season, a new record has been set in Haryana, a minister said on Tuesday.

  • Punjab, Haryana Farmers Ignore Ban On Stubble Burning

    Punjab, Haryana Farmers Ignore Ban On Stubble Burning

    Training workshops and awareness programmes for farmers are conducted from time to time in both states where peasants are informed about the harmful effects of stubble burning, officials said.

  • Sonia Gandhi Meets Haryana Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains; BJP Government Calls it 'Tourism'

    Sonia Gandhi Meets Haryana Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains; BJP Government Calls it 'Tourism'

    After Rajasthan, Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited Bhiwani in Haryana to meet the farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India. She promised her party's support to raise their concerns and demand for compensation against damaged crops.

  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi Seeks Compensation for Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi Seeks Compensation for Farmers Hit by Unseasonal Rains

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi today appealed to the BJP government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India.

  • Debt-Ridden Haryana Farmers Talk Suicide as Rains Destroy Crops and Banks Shame Them

    Debt-Ridden Haryana Farmers Talk Suicide as Rains Destroy Crops and Banks Shame Them

    Newbie Gohana farmer, Birender Mor, 27, killed himself on March 8, very soon after unseasonal rains destroyed the wheat crop on land he was tilling on contract. He knew he wouldn't be able to start repaying the more than 10 lakh rupee loan he had borrowed from banks and others. And he couldn't bear that shame.

  • For This Ambala Village British Era Land Acquisition Laws Still Exist

    For This Ambala Village British Era Land Acquisition Laws Still Exist

    Farmers at a village in Haryana believe they are stuck in a time warp. Much of the land in Kaunla village in Ambala was acquired by the army from the British after independence. That land was part of 1400 acres leased by the British for 100 years in the 1850s for a cantonment. The lease expired in 1950 but the army continued to occupy the land, ...

  • Haryana farmers offer to sell their vital organs to repay loans

    At least 55 farmers of the district submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner on Monday, seeking permission to sell their vital organs to repay bank loans.

  • Debt-ridden Haryana farmers seek permission from PM to sell their organs

    Debt-ridden Haryana farmers seek permission from PM to sell their organs

    A group of farmers from Haryana have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with a strange request. They want him to give them the go-ahead to sell their organs so they can pay off their debts. They even have a rate card: Rs 5 lakh for eyes and liver; Rs 10 lakh for a kidney or lung.

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