Punjab farmers

Revenue official who went to inspect stubble burning held hostage by Faridkot farmers

Local farmers in Punjab's Bathinda district had earlier expressed their dissatisfaction over the Bhagwant Mann-led government's failure to find an alternative to the stubble-burning problem.

published on : 4th November 2022

Farmers lift blockade from one side of Jalandhar-Ludhiana stretch in Punjab's Phagwara

The decision came after Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said his government has withdrawn the letter of open auction of the Phagwara sugar mill property.

published on : 13th August 2022

Sugarcane dues: Farmers block second side of national highway in Punjab's Phagwara

Roads leading to Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr and Nakodar were also blocked by parking tractors, leading to traffic snarls.

published on : 12th August 2022

In Punjab, private players make a killing with ‘moong’ procurement

Punjab farmers growing ‘moong’ (green gram) this year stand shortchanged.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Punjab farmers end protest after AAP government accepts several demands

The development came after representatives of more than 20 farmer bodies held a marathon meeting with Mann at Punjab Bhawan here.

published on : 18th May 2022

Punjab farmers sit on protest near Chandigarh-Mohali border, CM terms it 'unwarranted'

A farmer leader said they do not want any confrontation with the state government, but they will have to break the barriers and move towards Chandigarh if their issues were not resolved.

published on : 17th May 2022

'Will stir if demands not met': Farmer leaders to meet Punjab government on May 10 over power cuts

Before that meeting farmers leaders will be going to Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on May 4 to get justice for families of 'martyred' farmers.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Farmers protest near residence of Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh over electricity shortage

The farmers, who were protesting under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, scuffled with police as they tried to break the barricades to reach Harbhajan Singh's house.

published on : 29th April 2022