Punjab Farmers


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  • Rs 2000 Crore Road Map To End Stubble Burning Submitted In Supreme Court

    Rs 2000 Crore Road Map To End Stubble Burning Submitted In Supreme Court

    A Rs 2,000-crore road map to end stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana suggests that the government must provide equipment to farmers for free instead of subsidies, and the cost be recovered by imposing cess on sale of petrol and diesel in Delhi.

  • Farmers Can't Give Up Stubble Burning Completely: Amarinder Singh

    Farmers Can't Give Up Stubble Burning Completely: Amarinder Singh

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said "farmers cannot be expected to give up crop residue burning completely", till the time they are provided viable solutions.

  • Stop Vilifying Arvind Kejriwal For Delhi Pollution

    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.

  • As Arvind Kejriwal Fumes Against Farm Fires, AAP Leader Does It On Camera

    As Arvind Kejriwal Fumes Against Farm Fires, AAP Leader Does It On Camera

    A video put out by AAP's top leader in Punjab Sukhpal Singh Khaira three weeks back to publicise his support for farmers penalised for stubble burning has provoked strong reactions. In this one, he led farmers who set the stubble afire.

  • 'Please Meet Me:' Arvind Kejriwal Blames Punjab, Haryana Farm Fires for Delhi Pollution

    'Please Meet Me:' Arvind Kejriwal Blames Punjab, Haryana Farm Fires for Delhi Pollution

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged neighbours Punjab and Haryana to stop their farmers from burning crop stubble to clear their fields for the next sowing season, blaming that as the primary reason for the thick, toxic fog that has enveloped the national capital over the last few days. He has again requested the chief ministers of the t...

  • Odd-Even For Delhi Starting Mon, Rs 2,000 Fine For Violations: 10 Facts

    Odd-Even For Delhi Starting Mon, Rs 2,000 Fine For Violations: 10 Facts

    As a toxic smog hung over Delhi for a third day and air quality worsened by the hour, the capital has declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity; the odd-even scheme which restricts traffic will apply from Monday to Friday. There are growing calls for bigger government action to tackle what doctors have ...

  • '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...

  • Produce 21 Farmers You Helped To Stop Stubble Burning: Green Court To Punjab

    Produce 21 Farmers You Helped To Stop Stubble Burning: Green Court To Punjab

    The Green Court today directed the Punjab government to produce before it 21 farmers which it claimed to have helped by giving incentives and infrastructural facilities to prevent them from burning crop residue in a bid to check air pollution.

  • 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.

  • 'Beggar' Remark For Farmers' Families Pits Badal Against Badal In Punjab

    'Beggar' Remark For Farmers' Families Pits Badal Against Badal In Punjab

    A remark regarding beggars made by Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal while addressing the plight of debt-ridden farmers in the agrarian state has made him the target of his estranged cousin and opposition Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal.

  • 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.

  • India Now Faces $49.1 Bn Farm-Loan Waivers-16 Times 2017 Budget For Rural Roads

    India Now Faces $49.1 Bn Farm-Loan Waivers-16 Times 2017 Budget For Rural Roads

    As demands for farm-loan waivers grow across Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka-after Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra wrote off loans worth Rs 36,359 crore and Rs 30,000 crore respectively-India faces a cumulative loan waiver of Rs 3.1 lakh crore ($49.1 billion), or 2.6% of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) i...

  • Punjab Cotton Farmers' Dilemma: Despite More Crop Yield, Profit Is Meagre

    Punjab Cotton Farmers' Dilemma: Despite More Crop Yield, Profit Is Meagre

    For 12 years, the majority of Punjab's farmers have been growing Bt cotton, or genetically modified cotton seeds, which have protected their crops from pests like bollworms. Their yields have doubled too. However, in the last few years, Bt cotton has displayed a remarkable vulnerability to a large number of sap feeding pests like white-flies, which...

  • 6 Days After Suicide, Punjab Farmer's Family Refuses To Cremate Him

    6 Days After Suicide, Punjab Farmer's Family Refuses To Cremate Him

    It's been six days since a farmer committed suicide in Punjab's Lehra Bega, a small village about 20km from Bathinda city. The body of 70-year-old Jaswant Singh lay in a freezer. His relatives and members of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) have refused to cremate him until his culprits are arrested. The protesting group wants the Punjab government ...

  • Heat Wave Across North, Central And Western India As Temperatures Cross 45 Degrees: 10 Points

    Heat Wave Across North, Central And Western India As Temperatures Cross 45 Degrees: 10 Points

    It's just the third week of April, but temperatures across northern, central and western India have crossed 45 degrees Celsius. The weather department says that most of India is facing a severe heat wave. Though temperatures around 45 degrees is not new, it is unexpected for this time of year - some say a month early. The MeT department, however, s...

  • 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.

  • Baisakhi 2017 Special: Dive into the Festival of Vibrancy, Fun and Food

    Baisakhi 2017 Special: Dive into the Festival of Vibrancy, Fun and Food

    Baisakhi marks the time of Rabi crop harvest for the farmers, and Thanksgiving in Punjab and Haryana that is celebrated in the month of April.

  • IFFCO Recruitment 2017: Join As Agriculture Graduate Trainee, Apply Before 21 April

    IFFCO Recruitment 2017: Join As Agriculture Graduate Trainee, Apply Before 21 April

    Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) has released notification for Agriculture Graduate Trainees (AGTs). The trainees are required for the field offices of IFFCO at Punjab,Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

  • Seriously. Akalis Promise To Buy Farms Abroad, Move Punjabis Here

    Seriously. Akalis Promise To Buy Farms Abroad, Move Punjabis Here

    Others may worry about Brain Drain- Indians emigrating for better work and lifestyles elsewhere- but the Akali Dal, which governs Punjab, isn't among them. In fact, in its manifesto that was released yesterday for the election on February 4, the party has pledged to acquiring one lakh acres of land, mainly in the US and Canada, that would be made a...

  • Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Releases Manifesto For Punjab Elections

    Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Releases Manifesto For Punjab Elections

    Promising waiver of farmers' debt, jobs for the youth and mega complexes for industry, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal released its manifesto for the Punjab assembly elections, scheduled for February 4.

  • Happy Lohri 2017: Best WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter Wishes To Send Your Loved Ones

    Happy Lohri 2017: Best WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter Wishes To Send Your Loved Ones

    Happy Lohri 2017: Find the latest and best Lohri Wishes & SMSs. Today is the auspicious festival of Lohri, an occasion where people - especially farmers - offer prayers and thanks to the Almighty for the crops before harvesting them. An important occasion for Punjabis, Lohri is also believed to be the longest night of the year in the Lunar calendar...

  • 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...

  • In PM Narendra Modi's Speech, Sops For Farmers And Poor Ahead Of Elections In UP, Punjab

    In PM Narendra Modi's Speech, Sops For Farmers And Poor Ahead Of Elections In UP, Punjab

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address to the nation on New Year's Eve, announced a series of sops for farmers, the poor and small traders just ahead of key assembly elections in big states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. The groups he focused on today are seen as the worst hit by the cash crunch that has followed the notes ban that he announce...

  • Election Commission Asks AAP To Furnish Its Poll Manifestos

    Election Commission Asks AAP To Furnish Its Poll Manifestos

    The Election Commission has asked the AAP to submit its manifestos for Punjab, including the ones it released on dalits and farmers, as it is mandatory for parties.

  • 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.

  • Court's Water Sharing Order Brings Smiles In Haryana, Frowns To Punjab

    Court's Water Sharing Order Brings Smiles In  Haryana, Frowns To Punjab

    Farmers in Haryana's Ambala recall the moment former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had come to lay the foundation stone of the Sutlej Yamuna Link canal, barely 12 km away. Now, almost 35 years later, they are hoping the Supreme Court order criticising Punjab government's refusal to share water with Haryana will finally pour some relief into their li...

  • Acres Of Field Continue To Burn In Mukhtsar: Ground Report On Punjab's Crop Fires

    Acres Of Field Continue To Burn In Mukhtsar: Ground Report On Punjab's Crop Fires

    As the last of the paddy harvests continue to burn across Punjab, despite assurances by the state government that firm steps, including fines, are being levied to discourage farmers from indulging in a practice that results in a thick pollution blanket in much of north India, NDTV travelled to Mukhtsar, a district in south Punjab for a reality che...

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