Punjab Farmers


'Punjab Farmers' - 45 News Result(s)

  • Will Listen To Your Mann Ki Baat: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Will Listen To Your <i>Mann Ki Baat</i>: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Today is the sixth day of the ongoing farmers' protest across several states. Farmers in various parts of India launched a 10-day Gaon Bandh (rural shutdown) on June 1 to press their demands.Their demands include a loan waiver, higher prices for their produce and immediate implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report. As part of the protest,...

  • Farmers Begin 10-Day Protest; Milk, Vegetable Supply To Be Affected: 10 Points

    Farmers Begin 10-Day Protest; Milk, Vegetable Supply To Be Affected: 10 Points

    Fresh produce from farms and thousands of litres of milk have ended up on streets on the first day of the 10-day protest by farmers in seven states, including Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The much-hyped demonstration, "Gaon Bandh", is being held to demand a complete loan waiver, minimum support price for their yield and an assuran...

  • Opinion: Stop Vilifying Arvind Kejriwal For Delhi Pollution

    Opinion: Stop Vilifying Arvind Kejriwal For Delhi Pollution

    Punjab is a full state and Captain Amarinder Singh has far more power than the Delhi Chief Minister to initiate action for the welfare of Punjab farmers and also for the sake of the health of entire north India.

  • 'No Choice': Lack Of Solutions Fosters North India's Air Quality Crisis

    'No Choice': Lack Of Solutions Fosters North India's Air Quality Crisis

    The ban on stubble burning in Punjab - an attempt to control air pollution levels in north India - has left the state's farmers in a fix. They say they need to clear crop residue to sow the next crop even if it is at the risk of hefty fines or even a jail term. The farmers said they have no choice but to defy the National Green Tribunal's order, as...

  • Will Adhere To 48-Hour Deadline For Paddy Lifting: Punjab Government

    Will Adhere To 48-Hour Deadline For Paddy Lifting: Punjab Government

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today promised strict adherence by his government to the 48-hour deadline for lifting of paddy and payment to farmers for their crop in the ensuing kharif season.

  • 1 In 3 Farmers In Punjab Below Poverty Line: Study

    1 In 3 Farmers In Punjab Below Poverty Line: Study

    According to a study by the state-run Punjabi University in Patiala, 86 per cent farmers and 80 per cent agricultural labourers in Punjab are facing indebtedness.

  • Amarinder Singh Announces Total Waiver On Crop Loans For Small, Marginal Farmers

    Amarinder Singh Announces Total Waiver On Crop Loans For Small, Marginal Farmers

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced total waiver of entire crop loans for small and marginal farmers in Punjab.

  • Decision On Loan Waiver Soon: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

    Decision On Loan Waiver Soon: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said his government would soon announce its decision on farm debt waiver based on the recommendations of the T Haq Expert Committee, which is scheduled to submit its report shortly.

  • Punjab Government Promises 'Bonanza' To Debt-Hit Farmers In 3 Months

    Punjab Government Promises 'Bonanza' To Debt-Hit Farmers In 3 Months

    The Punjab government has promised a bonanza for its debt-ridden farmers in next three months and a state minister said it would take a 'bigger stride' than Uttar Pradesh in loan waiver.

  • In Poll-Bound Punjab, Farmers Continue To Feel Impact Of Notes Ban

    In Poll-Bound Punjab, Farmers Continue To Feel Impact Of Notes Ban

    In Gajju Majra near Patiala, 32-year-old Harpreet Singh wakes up and heads straight to the bank. From 7 am, he waits in a queue along with his fellow farmers to withdraw money, so that he can buy fodder to feed his cattle and essential material for his crop. Almost two months after the notes ban, farmers in Punjab remain distressed by the cash crun...

  • Hope India, Pakistan Resolve Water Issue Themselves: UN Chief

    Hope India, Pakistan Resolve Water Issue Themselves: UN Chief

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that India and Pakistan will bilaterally resolve issues over water-sharing, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the waters of Sutlej, Beas and Ravi rivers that rightfully belong to India will be stopped from going waste in Pakistan.

  • Fields Left Vacant As Punjab Farmers Queue Up For Cash; Labourers Unpaid

    Fields Left Vacant As Punjab Farmers Queue Up For Cash; Labourers Unpaid

    It's a race against time for farmers in Togan village on the outskirts of Punjab's Mohali. Instead of sowing in the fields, many have queued up outside banks and ATMs to exchange their old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes which are now defunct.

  • Debt-Ridden Punjab Farmer Jumps Into Canal With 5-Year-Old Son

    Debt-Ridden Punjab Farmer Jumps Into Canal With 5-Year-Old Son

    Jaswant Singh, a 36-year-old farmer from Sahiban village in Punjab, left home on Saturday to take his five-year-old son Jaskaran for a bike ride. Next day, his body was found from a nearby canal. Eyewitnesses have told the police that Jaswant jumped into the canal holding his son in his arms.

  • Rail Traffic Hit In Punjab Due To Protest By Farmers

    Rail Traffic Hit In Punjab Due To Protest By Farmers

    Agitating farmers today squatted on railway tracks in the city, affecting trains running between Amritsar to Delhi and Amritsar to Pathankot.

  • AAP Releases 'Kisan Manifesto' For Punjab Elections

    AAP Releases 'Kisan Manifesto' For Punjab Elections

    Aam Aadmi Party eyeing to wrest power in Punjab in the 2017 assembly polls, today unveiled its 31-point 'Kisan Manifesto' with an action plan to prevent farmer and farm labourers suicides and make them debt free and prosperous by December 2018.

'Punjab Farmers' - 38 Video Result(s)

'Punjab Farmers' - 45 News Result(s)

  • Will Listen To Your Mann Ki Baat: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Will Listen To Your <i>Mann Ki Baat</i>: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Today is the sixth day of the ongoing farmers' protest across several states. Farmers in various parts of India launched a 10-day Gaon Bandh (rural shutdown) on June 1 to press their demands.Their demands include a loan waiver, higher prices for their produce and immediate implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report. As part of the protest,...

  • Farmers Begin 10-Day Protest; Milk, Vegetable Supply To Be Affected: 10 Points

    Farmers Begin 10-Day Protest; Milk, Vegetable Supply To Be Affected: 10 Points

    Fresh produce from farms and thousands of litres of milk have ended up on streets on the first day of the 10-day protest by farmers in seven states, including Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The much-hyped demonstration, "Gaon Bandh", is being held to demand a complete loan waiver, minimum support price for their yield and an assuran...

  • Opinion: Stop Vilifying Arvind Kejriwal For Delhi Pollution

    Opinion: Stop Vilifying Arvind Kejriwal For Delhi Pollution

    Punjab is a full state and Captain Amarinder Singh has far more power than the Delhi Chief Minister to initiate action for the welfare of Punjab farmers and also for the sake of the health of entire north India.

  • 'No Choice': Lack Of Solutions Fosters North India's Air Quality Crisis

    'No Choice': Lack Of Solutions Fosters North India's Air Quality Crisis

    The ban on stubble burning in Punjab - an attempt to control air pollution levels in north India - has left the state's farmers in a fix. They say they need to clear crop residue to sow the next crop even if it is at the risk of hefty fines or even a jail term. The farmers said they have no choice but to defy the National Green Tribunal's order, as...

  • Will Adhere To 48-Hour Deadline For Paddy Lifting: Punjab Government

    Will Adhere To 48-Hour Deadline For Paddy Lifting: Punjab Government

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today promised strict adherence by his government to the 48-hour deadline for lifting of paddy and payment to farmers for their crop in the ensuing kharif season.

  • 1 In 3 Farmers In Punjab Below Poverty Line: Study

    1 In 3 Farmers In Punjab Below Poverty Line: Study

    According to a study by the state-run Punjabi University in Patiala, 86 per cent farmers and 80 per cent agricultural labourers in Punjab are facing indebtedness.

  • Amarinder Singh Announces Total Waiver On Crop Loans For Small, Marginal Farmers

    Amarinder Singh Announces Total Waiver On Crop Loans For Small, Marginal Farmers

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced total waiver of entire crop loans for small and marginal farmers in Punjab.

  • Decision On Loan Waiver Soon: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

    Decision On Loan Waiver Soon: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said his government would soon announce its decision on farm debt waiver based on the recommendations of the T Haq Expert Committee, which is scheduled to submit its report shortly.

  • Punjab Government Promises 'Bonanza' To Debt-Hit Farmers In 3 Months

    Punjab Government Promises 'Bonanza' To Debt-Hit Farmers In 3 Months

    The Punjab government has promised a bonanza for its debt-ridden farmers in next three months and a state minister said it would take a 'bigger stride' than Uttar Pradesh in loan waiver.

  • In Poll-Bound Punjab, Farmers Continue To Feel Impact Of Notes Ban

    In Poll-Bound Punjab, Farmers Continue To Feel Impact Of Notes Ban

    In Gajju Majra near Patiala, 32-year-old Harpreet Singh wakes up and heads straight to the bank. From 7 am, he waits in a queue along with his fellow farmers to withdraw money, so that he can buy fodder to feed his cattle and essential material for his crop. Almost two months after the notes ban, farmers in Punjab remain distressed by the cash crun...

  • Hope India, Pakistan Resolve Water Issue Themselves: UN Chief

    Hope India, Pakistan Resolve Water Issue Themselves: UN Chief

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that India and Pakistan will bilaterally resolve issues over water-sharing, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the waters of Sutlej, Beas and Ravi rivers that rightfully belong to India will be stopped from going waste in Pakistan.

  • Fields Left Vacant As Punjab Farmers Queue Up For Cash; Labourers Unpaid

    Fields Left Vacant As Punjab Farmers Queue Up For Cash; Labourers Unpaid

    It's a race against time for farmers in Togan village on the outskirts of Punjab's Mohali. Instead of sowing in the fields, many have queued up outside banks and ATMs to exchange their old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes which are now defunct.

  • Debt-Ridden Punjab Farmer Jumps Into Canal With 5-Year-Old Son

    Debt-Ridden Punjab Farmer Jumps Into Canal With 5-Year-Old Son

    Jaswant Singh, a 36-year-old farmer from Sahiban village in Punjab, left home on Saturday to take his five-year-old son Jaskaran for a bike ride. Next day, his body was found from a nearby canal. Eyewitnesses have told the police that Jaswant jumped into the canal holding his son in his arms.

  • Rail Traffic Hit In Punjab Due To Protest By Farmers

    Rail Traffic Hit In Punjab Due To Protest By Farmers

    Agitating farmers today squatted on railway tracks in the city, affecting trains running between Amritsar to Delhi and Amritsar to Pathankot.

  • AAP Releases 'Kisan Manifesto' For Punjab Elections

    AAP Releases 'Kisan Manifesto' For Punjab Elections

    Aam Aadmi Party eyeing to wrest power in Punjab in the 2017 assembly polls, today unveiled its 31-point 'Kisan Manifesto' with an action plan to prevent farmer and farm labourers suicides and make them debt free and prosperous by December 2018.

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