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Punjab Farmers End Agitation on Govt. Assurance; CM Forges Settlement With Private Sugar Mill Owners

The Punjab government on Wednesday (Dec. 5) said that it has decided to pay Rs.25 per quintal directly to the sugarcane farmers, while also announcing immediate release of Rs.65 crores towards the interest on loans taken by private sugar mill owners to clear pending dues of farmers.

Punjab Farmers Expose Paddy Moisture Issue in Facebook Live Video

India's grain purchase agencies and private buyers of paddy are harassing Punjab farmers under the grab of excessive moisture in paddy.

Punjab CM Once Again Seeks One-Time Farm Debt Waiver From Centre to Avoid “Socio-Economic Unrest”

Punjab government's requests for Centre's support for extending helping hands to debt-burdened farmers of the state is falling to deaf ears. Yet, Punjab CM seems to be hopeful that the Centre would listen to his pleas.

Sukhpal Khira Slams Capt. Amarinder Singh Over Farm Debt Waiver ‘Praman Pattars’

The leader of opposition, Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Thursday criticised Capt. Amarinder Singh  and accused him for indulging in cheap political gimmickry by holding functions to glorify absolutely meager, laughable and non productive debt waiver being given to the aggrieved farmers.

Congress Government Promoting Itself by Disgracing Us, Says Farmers

The Punjab government has reportedly decided to hand them over 6 ft by 3 ft placards, also called “parman patars” (certificates), mentioning their names and the amount of debt during Thursday’s loan waiver function.

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.

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

State Level Committee Dissatisfied With Indebtedness Relief, Issues Directions To DCs To Clear Backlog By Jan 2018

Taking a strict note of pendency in forwarding the cases of rendering Indebtness Relief to the kin of farmers and farm labourers affected by suicides

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.

Issue to stubble burning: AAP submits memorandums to DCs in Punjab

The MLAs and other office bearers of Aam Aadmi Party on Monday (Oct. 16) submitted memorandums to the concerned Deputy Commissioners throughout state against alleged harassment of farmers by the state government in the name of stubble burning.

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

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