Punjab Farmers

Do not upset farmers of Punjab, a border state: NCP supremo Sharad Pawar's advise to Centre

The country has paid the price of upsetting Punjab in the past, he said, referring to former prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination during Khalistan militancy.

published on : 16th October 2021

BSF’s new powers irk Punjab villages along Pak border

Like political parties, villagers  from the border areas in Punjab too are up in arms against the Centre’s decision extend jurisdiction of the Border Security Force.

published on : 16th October 2021

Video claiming Punjab regiment jawans protesting with farmers is fake: Indian Army

The Army officials further clarified that the ex-servicemen of the unit had arranged tea for the serving personnel while they were moving from one location to another.

published on : 10th October 2021

Farmers break barricades, face water cannons in Punjab, Haryana during protest

In Karnal, the Haryana Police used water cannons to disperse protesting farmers after they tried to lay siege on Khattar's residence.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Farmers hold protests across Punjab, Haryana over delay in paddy procurement

Farmers expressed apprehension that they would suffer if their crop is not purchased at the grain markets.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Bharat Bandh: Protests in several states against farm laws

The governments of Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh have extended their support to the bandh, and the effect of protest was seen in these states.

published on : 27th September 2021

Sad at not being able to hand over job letters to kin of 150 deceased farmers: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh made it clear that he would continue to support the farmers in their battle for survival and justice.

published on : 19th September 2021

Punjab farmers call all-party meet on polls

Will warn political parties not to enter villages campaigning for Assembly election

published on : 9th September 2021

Day-long assembly session can't solve Punjab people's problems: Sidhu

Amid his ongoing power tussle with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Congress Punjab state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu called for a 5-7 day assembly session to discuss farmers' problems.

published on : 30th August 2021

Punjab farmers call off stir as CM Amarinder Singh assures hike in sugarcane prices

Farmers had blocked a national highway and rail tracks in Jalandhar, saying the recent price hike announced by the state government was inadequate as their production cost had spiralled considerably.

published on : 24th August 2021

Sugarcane rates: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to meet farmer leaders on August 24

Farmers have blocked a national highway and rail tracks over the issues in Punjab's Jalandhar, forcing the authorities to cancel train or divert traffic.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Several stranded in Jammu & Kashmir as 40 trains cancelled due to farmers' protest in Punjab

Scores of farmers on Friday launched an indefinite agitation in Jalandhar and blocked train movement on the Ludhiana-Amritsar and the Ludhiana-Jammu railway routes.

published on : 21st August 2021

Businessmen float new party in Punjab, name farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni as CM candidate 

The new outfit, he claimed, will win a majority in the house and frame laws in the interests of farmers, traders and labourers on their own strength.

published on : 10th August 2021

BJP leaders from Punjab meet JP Nadda after party workers gheraoed by farmers

Around two dozen BJP leaders from Punjab met Nadda at the party headquarters here.

published on : 17th July 2021

Don't hold protest over COVID, it may prove super-spreader: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to farmers

Punjab had been one of the best performing so far as the management of the pandemic is concerned, Amarinder Singh claimed.

published on : 23rd May 2021
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