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Indian Government Extends Fresh Invite for Talks to Farmers’ Unions Protesting in Punjab

The Government of India (GoI) on Sunday extended a fresh invitation to Punjab’s farmers’ unions, who have been protesting against the new farm laws, for holding talks on issue on October 14. The invite is extended in second time with in a week.

Webinar To Explore Various Aspects of Agrarian Crisis in Punjab

Punjab’s farmers have been protesting against new agricultural laws enacted by the Government of India (GoI). Other sections of the Punjabi society, especially the youths, have also come forward in support of farmers.

Farmers, Experts Rue That India Blocks Punjab’s Potential of International Trade of Agricultural Products

As farmers’ dharna on the Amritsar-Delhi railway tacks completed 14 days on Wednesday, many protesters recalled how they had sat at the same track for seven weeks in 2016 to push state government to pursue better marketing of Punjab Basmati in Iran and other middle eastern countries. They also rued that due to diplomatic reasons, Punjab was not able to fully realise the potential of trading its agri-products through the Wagah border.

Punjab Demands: Right to Price Determination, Freedom of International Trade & Right to River Water

    This is video recording of views shared former Sikh Students Federation President Parmjeet Singh Gazi at Shambhu Morcha on October 4, 2020.

Sanu Beejan Te Majboor Karin Na | Punjabi Song 2020 | Shambhu Morcha | Bir Singh | Punjab Kisan

Bir Singh is a Punjabi lyricist. Joining the Shambhu Morcha on October 4, 2020 as a part of ongoing peaceful farmers struggle Bir Singh shared his poem/song with the audience in his own voice.

Past, Present & Future of Farmers Struggle in Punjab: Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh at Shambu Morcha

New Agriculture Laws have trigger uprising in #FarmersProtest in #Punjab. #Farmers #Youth and other sections of society are out on streets. On 4 October 2020 #Shambhu #Morcha was announced as part of struggle against centralisation

Farmers’ Struggle: Right to Price Determination & Freedom of International Trade Should be Demands

In this video S. Malkeet Singh advocates that Right to Price Determination, Right to Natural Resources and Freedom of Commerce & International Trade should be demands of farmers' struggle.

Struggle Should Be For Right To Price Determination, Direct International Trade and Right over Natural Resources: A Joint Statement

More than thirty activists, opinionists, professionals, farmers have issued a joint statement on Farmers' struggle putting forward a viewpoint that instead of merely reacting on issues, the conditions which create these issues must be addressed.

Farmers’ Struggle on Agriculture Bills & Laws in Punjab: Challenges & Possibilities (Bhai Ajmer Singh)

Farmers in Punjab have been protesting against three agriculture ordinances promulgated by Narendra Modi led Union Government in India. Protests have intensified after the Union Government proceeded forward with its plan to convert these ordinances into permanent laws.

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.

Punjab Government Should Release Dues To Sugarcane Growers: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government should immediately release the pending balance amount to the sugarcane growers in the state.

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

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