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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.

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,

Awareness Drive Against Stubble Burning In Punjab Flagged Off

As per the media reports state Agriculture Department, in collaboration with the Petroleum Conservation Research Association, flagged off two vans

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.

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

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

Cabinet Gives Its Node To Abolish ‘Kurki’ By Amending The Act

The Punjab cabinet here on Tuesday gave its formal nod to scrap `kurki’, thereby paving the way for far-reaching relief to the debt-burdened farmers of the state.

Bhagwant Mann gives 2 Weeks Ultimatum to Punjab Govt. for Farm Debt Waiver

Raising the issue of farmers and farm laborers suicide in state, Aam Aadmi Party on Friday asked Captain Amrinder Singh led Congress government to wave off the loan as promised before elections or be ready to face the heat.

Punjab Govt. Orders Special Girdawari To Assess Damage To Wheat Crop Due to Hailstorm

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh here today has ordered a special girdawari (surveyorship) to assess the damage caused to the wheat crop due to hailstorm and nonseasonal rain across the state.

Punjab Farmers Should Be Compensated For Wheat Loss: H S Phoolka

Leader of Opposition in Punjab vidhan sabha and MLA from Dakha constituency H S Phoolka here today has asked the Punjab Government to give prompt and adequate compensation to Punjab Farmers whose wheat crop has been widely damaged due to

District Level Farmers’ Training Camps to Commence From April 4

The Agriculture department of the Punjab government has decided to commence with district level farmers' training camps from April 4, 2017.

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

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.

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