Haryana govt to launch statewide campaign against burning crop residue; farmers who obey to be felicitated on 15 August
The Haryana government on Friday said it will launch a massive campaign in the state to create awareness among farmers about proper management of crops residue and the ill effects of stubble burning in view of the ensuing paddy harvesting season.
The 'White Revolution' in Haryana is set to get an Israeli boost. Haryana would now benefit from the techniques and experience of Israel.
The government will give the villages grants based on the star ratings they receive for the development work.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said it is not good to play politics over issues concerning water, expressing confidence that Haryana won't stop supplying Delhi its share of water.
These are not just insensitive remarks on an issue as grave as farmers’ suicides. Another important point to note is that all these tactless statements have been made by BJP leaders, who clearly have no idea of the ground situation. What makes the BJP leaders so insensitive towards farmers?
'Cowardly' suicidal farmers, 'respectable' men who kill for honour: The strange ideas of BJP's Dhankar
Om Prakash Dhankar's statement regarding the farmer suicides has created an outrage, but this is not the first time that he has made an outrageous comment.
Haryana Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankar, reacting to the agrarian crisis, has said that farmers that commit suicide are cowards
The new state government would work as a team to ensure people's welfare, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said in Chandigarh.
Having faced flak for his "Bihari wives" remarks, Haryana BJP leader Om Prakash Dhankar received support from the Bihar Jat Sabha coming in his defence.