Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept 29 (ANI): In a bid to reduce pollution, Punjab Agriculture Department has urged Rural Development and Panchayats Department to bar farmers who are cultivating panchayat land and indulging in stubble from taking the land on lease in the future.
New Delhi [India], Sept 26 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to his counterparts in Punjab, Haryana, and the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar urging them to take urgent action on the issue of crop stubble burning.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept 25 (ANI): Punjab 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 Off
Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 14 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi Marlena on Saturday said that it is imperative to implement the odd-even scheme in Delhi to counter stubble burning during the winter season.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 12 (ANI): Birlasoft, part of the 2.4 billion dollar CK Birla Group, and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards the third phase of 'Shodhan', a crop residue management programme.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): With a view to making Punjab a 'zero stubble burning state', the state's Agriculture Department has initiated a massive drive to provide more than 28,000 agro-machines to farmers with a subsidy component of Rs 278 crore during the current fiscal
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said Bharat Stage-VI (BS-VI) emission norms will be implemented across the country next year, adding that the move would drastically reduce vehicular pollution.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], May 22 (ANI): Even after prohibitory orders, farmers in Punjab continue to burn stubble with 9,784 incident being recorded in the state from April 15 to May 21.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], May 13 (ANI): A fire broke out in stubble near Bhatia village in Ludhiana on Monday leading to smoke spreading over a large area in the vicinity.
Rajpura (Punjab) [India], May 11 (ANI): Even as the air quality index (AQI) in the national capital and adjoining areas continues to deteriorate, the farmers in agriculture belt of India continue to burn stubble in their farms.
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India] Feb 26 (ANI): The quest for implementable solutions to stubble burning and attendant atmospheric pollution will require key stakeholders like farmers, industry and government working in tandem, C K Mishra, Secretary at the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Chan
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Delhi (India), Jan 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party National General Secretary Ram Madhav was on Thursday stranded at Delhi airport for over three hours due to heavy low-lying fog and tweeted his frustration.