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Farmers’ Struggle: Punjab Govt. rides on judicial directions; Heavy Security in Patiala to prevent Farmers’ agitation

Update on Farmers' Struggle in Punjab: Punjab Government rides on judicial directions as Heavy Security deployed in Patiala to prevent Farmers' agitation.

Joint Press Conference by Farmers’ Unions of Punjab: Kisan Bodies Warn Agitation on Farmers’ Issues

Four Farmers' bodies that are operative in Punjab on Tuesday (July 18) held a joint meeting at Punjab Kisan Bhawan, Chandigarh. Leaders of Farmers' Unions addressed a joint press conference after this meetings.

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

Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha Constitutes Committee To Prepare Report On Farmers Suicide

Punjab Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speakar Rana KP Singh today constituted a committee to review and prepare report on Farmers’ Suicide in Punjab.

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


Sikh Siyasat Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to journalist Hamir Singh and Dr. Gian Singh on farmers issues and farm debts in Punjab.

Sukhbir Badal Announces to Move Privilege Motion Against Manpreet over Beggar Remark for Farmers

Sukhbir Badal today castigated finance minister Manpreet Badal for allegedly comparing families of farmers who had committed suicide with beggars and announced the SAD-BJP combine would move a privilege motion against him.

Punjab Govt. Announces Total Waiver of Entire Crop Loans Of 8.75 Lac Small And Marginal Farmers [Official Press Release]

The Punjab government today announced to waive entire corp loads of 8.75 small and marginal farmers. The announcement came in Punjab Vidhan Sabha from CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.

Dr T Haque Panel On Farm Debt Waiver To Meet Farmers On June 15th

As per the media reports an expert panel lead by Dr T Haque that was formed by the Punjab government to prepare an assessment report on the

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.

Farmer Who Consumed Poison in front of Punjab Finance Minister’s Residence Succumbs

Darshan Singh, 50, who had consumed poison in front of Punjab finance minister Parminder Dhindsa's residence on Monday (Dec. 19) died today at Rajindera Hospital, Patiala.

Agragarian Crisis: Farmer Consumes Poison in Front of Punjab Finance Minister Dhinsa’s Residence

As per the media reports a debt ridden farmer attempted suicide by consuming poison in front of Punjab finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa’s residence on De. 19 at around 1pm.

Talk with Journalist Hamir Singh On Farmers’ Suicides and Agrarian Crises in Punjab (Part 2)

Sikh Siyasat's editor Parmjeet Singh talked to senior journalist Hamir Singh on the issue of Farmers suicides in Punjab.

High Court notice to farmers on petition seeking counting of farm-suicides in Punjab

The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued notice to the Punjab government directing the government to respond to a petition seeking direction for an independent census of farmers’ suicides in the state.

On Farmers Suicides in Punjab – Talk with Journalist Hamir Singh

Sikh Siyasat's editor Parmjeet Singh talked to senior journalist Hamir Singh on the issue of Farmers suicides in Punjab. Various aspects of this serious problem faced by the Punjabi society were discussed during this discussion.

AAP urges Narendra Modi to write-off Punjab farmers’ debt; PSBs write-off 1.14 Lakh cores bad debt, reveals RTI

Aam Aadmi Party has urged Narendra Modi led BJP government in India to write-off 51 thousand crores loan of Punjab farmers.