Punjab stubble burning

Delhi pollution: Punjab takes biomass power route to stop stubble burning

Punjab Police has registered stubble burning cases against 1,630 farmers.  In all 1327 farmers have been arrested and bailed out till October 16.

published on : 18th November 2019

Despite being the epicentre of stubble burning, Punjab sees low pollution levels

Most cities in Punjab except Jalandhar are all in the satisfactory to moderate category in terms of air quality index.

published on : 8th November 2019

We are helpless, say Punjab farmers on stubble burning

According to official data, Punjab has witnessed over 22,000 incidents of stubble burning so far this year.

published on : 4th November 2019

Stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and UP: SC says will fix liability on state governments

The apex court took serious note of crop burning in Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh and said it cannot go unabated every year.

published on : 4th November 2019

Action taken against 2,933 farmers in Punjab for stubble burning

Punjab CM Amarinder said his government has fully seized the problem and was working committedly to put an end to stubble burning.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Government directs Punjab, Haryana to completely stop stubble burning for next few days

Through satellite technology, 13 districts have been identified as hot spots of stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 25th October 2019

Stubble burning cases see a spike, Pakistan a culprit too 

Punjab so far has recorded 630 cases of stubble burning incidents till October 11 this year, while Haryana recorded 587 stubble burning incidents in the same period.

published on : 14th October 2019

Punjab warns farmers on stubble burning

The Agriculture Department has urged the Rural Development and Panchayats Department to ensure clean, green and pollution-free environment by preventing stubble burning.

published on : 29th September 2019

Punjab to prevent stubble burning to curb pollution in Delhi-NCR

A 2018 survey reported 50,479 stubble fires, post-harvest, forcing Punjab government to form 5,250 farmers groups with a minimum of eight members each.

published on : 23rd September 2019