Punjab farmers

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  • Stubble burning: Punjab to present 30 farmers before NGT

    Stubble burning: Punjab to present 30 farmers before NGT

    The Punjab government will present over 30 farmers on Friday before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in response to the latter's directive to produce 21 farmers incentivized to check stubble burning. The NGT had on Wednesday directed the state government......

    October 12, 2017
  • Stubble Burning: AAP blames it on State and Centre govts

    Stubble Burning: AAP blames it on State and Centre govts

    Blaming the State and Centre governments for burning of paddy stubble by farmers, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said unnecessary burden is being put on already indebted farmers with the attempt to make them manage crop residue scientifically. In a Press......

    October 10, 2017
  • Punjab seeks compensation for farmers on paddy straw management

    Punjab seeks compensation for farmers on paddy straw management

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met Union minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to pursue the state’s request for compensation to farmers for paddy straw management. The CM reiterated his demand for payment of compensation at the rate of Rs......

    October 4, 2017
  • Punjab farmers to approach NGT

    Punjab farmers to approach NGT

    After finding no solution by the state government to resolve the issue on stubble burning, the aggrieved farmers of Punjab have decided to approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking revival of its decision restricting them from stubble burning. The......

    October 3, 2017
  • Stubble burning: Government authorities helpless yet again  

    Stubble burning: Government authorities helpless yet again  

    With Punjab farmers resorting to stubble burning in a clear violation of state government orders, state government authorities appear helpless in stopping this practice to check pollution. Till date, 788 cases of stubble burning have been detected across the state.......

    May 5, 2017
  • UP farm-loan waiver: Punjab farmer leaders unimpressed

    UP farm-loan waiver: Punjab farmer leaders unimpressed

    A day after Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's decided to waive off farm loans worth Rs.36,359-crore, farmer leaders in Punjab are unimpressed with the decision as they say it will hardly be any use if the Captain Amarinder......

    April 5, 2017
  • CM Parkash Badal comes to the rescue of potato growers in Punjab

    CM Parkash Badal comes to the rescue of potato growers in Punjab

    In view of the prevailing low prices of potato in the state, the Punjab government has directed the Punjab Agro and Markfed to effectively intervene in the market on 'no profit, no loss' basis to bail out the potato growers from......

    February 25, 2017
  • CM Parkash Badal comes to the rescue of potato growers in Punjab

    CM Parkash Badal comes to the rescue of potato growers in Punjab

    In view of the prevailing low prices of potato in the state, the Punjab government has directed the Punjab Agro and Markfed to effectively intervene in the market on 'no profit, no loss' basis to bail out the potato growers from......

    February 25, 2017
  • 'Old currency restrictions to break rural community'

    'Old currency restrictions to break rural community'

    Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has castigated the Union government’s decision to limit the powers of cooperative banks with respect to the old currency notes as “yet another assault on India’s poor and farmers, who are finding it difficult......

    November 17, 2016