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Farmers’ Issues and Agrarian Crisis in Punjab

Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s Resignation: Face-Saving by Badals

Caught in a complex situation Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has attempted to save its face on agriculture ordinances issue by tendering resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the Union Cabinet. SAD (B), a political ally of BJP, was given cabinet berth in BJP led Union government.

Farmers’ Protest Hit Supplies of Vegetables, Milk; Police use Force in Bathinda, 1 Injured, 4 Held

On the call of All India Kisan Mahasangh, an umbrella body of 110 farmers’ organisations across Indian subcontinent, protesting farmers are blocking the supply of farm products such as grains, vegetables and milk across India to attract government’s attention towards the rampant agrarian crisis and farmer distress.

Punjab Cabinet Okay’s Conditional Loan Waiver From SC/BC Finance Corporation

The Punjab government  is all set for conditional loan waive off, up to Rs. 50000 each, taken from the Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development and Finance Corporation (PSCLDFC)

Punjab Reduced To ‘Begger’ As NITI Ayog Snubs Punjab For Asking For Funds

For ages Punjab has been known for its 'riches' and 'prosperity', the state has always been on the forefront to help or donate the needy

Dr Gian Singh Speaking On ‘Punjab’s Agrarian Crises’ Its Solution

Sath' a Panjab University based students group on 6th February, 2018 organised a special seminar on on ‘Punjab Agrarian Crisis’ at Panjab University Chandigarh.

‘Sath’ Organizes Special Discussion On Punjab Agrarian Crisis, At Panjab University

Sath' on Tuesday organized a special discussion on ‘Punjab Agrarian Crisis’ at Panjab University Chandigarh where a lecture was held about the declining

Sath to Host Special Lecture on ‘Punjab Agrarian Crisis’ at Panjab University

A discussion group named 'Sath' is going to hold a special discussion on prevailing 'Punjab Agrarian Crises' on 6th February 2018 (Tuesday) at Panjab University.

Farmers Resist Pb Govt’s Move To Install Meters On Tubewells

The state farmers on Thursday opposed the Cabinet's decision to install power meters on tubewells on the pretext of a pilot project, even as their five-day protest

16,606 Farm Suicides in 15 years in Punjab; 87% Deaths Owing to Debt: Report

Punjab saw 16,606 farm suicides during 2000-2015, reveals data compiled by three universities — worrisome indeed, especially at a time when debt-trapped farmers are at the brink.

SYP To Hold Conference On 24th Dec, Will Discuss Agrarian, Education & Economic Problems

Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) which is the youth wing of the 'pro-freedom' Sikh group Dal Khalsa  will hold Youth Conference on December 24 at Sri Hargobindpur

Punjab Govt Cabinet Approves Increase In Sugarcane SAP Upto Rs 10/ Quintal

After Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Balbir Singh Rajewal last week came down heavily upon the state government for being partial towards Punjab's sugar mill

State Promoting Industrialist’s Interest At Farmer’s Cost: BKU

In order to promote and forward the interests of the industrialists the Congress government of Punjab lead by Amarinder Singh has refused to

Landless Labourer Suffered The Most Due To Farm Crisis, Dwells Pbi University Report

As per the study report released by the Punjabi University on Thursday the agrarian crisis in the state has more impact on landless farm labourers.

Amarinder Singh Lead Punjab Govt Resort To Crackdown On Agitating Farm Leaders

“We have detained about 230 leaders, while around 170 have fled their houses fearing action. Besides Patiala, farmers have been arrested from Bathinda,

Agitated Farmers To Protest Against Punjab Government

Its a catch-22 situation for the farmers as on the other hand farmers who refuse to repay loans will become ineligible for future loans for defaulting on payment.

NGO’s Kick Starts Walk Covering 6,000 Kms To Raise Awareness Against Farm Sucides

In order to generate public awareness and and highlighting the about the deplorable plight of

Farmers To Hold State Wide Stir Against ‘Dummy’ Debit Waiver

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) along with its ancillary farm groups have outrightly rejected the 'lollypop' farm debt waiver by the Amarinder Singh lead

Punjab Govt Sets Up Expert Panel On Farm Debt Waiver, To Seek Ways & Means For The Debt Waiver

The Punjab government lead by Capt Amarinder Singh here today has set up an Expert Group to assess the quantum of agricultural debt, and suggests ways and means for its waiver.

Demonetisation Fallout: Jalandhar Farmers Dump Potatoes On Highway In Protest

The potato growers of the Doaba region of Punjab on Monday dumped their harvest of potatoes on National Highway 1 to protest against the slump in prices

Q&A Session During Debate on Farmers’ Issue and Agrarian Crisis by Pind Bachao Punjab Bachao

On October 02, 2016 Pind Bachao Punjab Bachao Committee held a discussion with farmer leaders, agriculture and economy experts and politicians about Farmers' Issues and Agrarian Crisis in Punjab.

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