Latest News on Punjab Farmers
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Sep 26, 2019
Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi, seeks compensation for Punjab farmers to motivate them against stubble burningPunjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking cost compensation of Rs 100 per quintal of paddy to motivate farmers against the burning of paddy residue in the open fields, the chief minister's office said in a statement on Wednesday
May 13, 2019
Punjabi weddings turn slimWith wedding expenses dominating farmers’ debt, communities advocate simple, inexpensive ceremonies
Oct 19, 2018
Sukhbir Singh Badal accuses Punjab govt of failing to incentivise farmers for curbing stubble-burning; Amarinder Singh calls claim ‘nonsensical’SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday accused the Punjab government of having "failed" to incentivise farmers to check stubble burning in the state, prompting Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to term his charges as “nonsensical and misleading”.
Apr 18, 2018
Money lending by Punjab’s rich farmers is widening the wealth gap in state's countrysideA large proportion of farmers in Punjab relies on borrowing from big farmers as it does not involve paperwork required when applying for loans from banks
Feb 06, 2018
Farmers' outfits in Punjab to block traffic in state tomorrow to demand complete debt waiverSeven farmers' outfits will block traffic in Punjab on Wednesday to press for their demand of complete farm debt waiver by the state government.
May 09, 2015
Punjab, land of the tractor and green revolution, is unlearning its bad farm practicesZero tillage cultivation is graining traction in Punjab, the land where heavy tilling of the land has been a religion so far. It is lowering farm costs, offering better protection in bad years, and creating greener agriculture
Mar 16, 2015
Punjab may allow farmers to set up solar plants to reduce power woesNew and Renewable Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia said farmers will be allowed to set up solar power plants ranging from one MW to 2.5 MW.