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Updated : 6 days, 9 hours ago IST
Farmers staged a protest on the railway track at Batala railway station for three hours on Sunday against the "forcible acquisition of their land" and in support of their demand for an increase in the minimum support price of sugarcane.
Updated : 3 weeks, 1 day ago IST
"We want to ask Punjab and the central governments why we farmers have to protest whenever there is a festival. Why are our demands not being met yet?, asked KMSC leader Sarwan Singh Pandayer.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
The police forcibly deboarded them from trains at midnight while they were heading to the national capital to pay tribute to the ones who lost their lives while protesting against the three farm laws introduced by the Centre, the General Secretary of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Sidhupur headi
Updated : 3 months ago IST
A revenue official, who visited a village in the Faridkot district of Punjab, was held hostage by a group of farmers. Farmers agreed to free the official only after getting written assurance from the administration.
People blame the Punjab government as breathing problems increase amid worsening air quality in Punjab.
The farmers demanded a written assurance of no challan over the burning of their stubble and said that the official will not be set free until their demands are met.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Chandigarh [India], October 3 (ANI): In order to provide assistance to sugarcane farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday announced a Rs 20 per quintal hike in the purchase price of sugarcane in the state from the existing Rs 360 to Rs 380 per quintal, said a statement from the
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 10 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday said the Centre has refused the state government's proposal of contributing to the cash incentive to farmers for not burning stubble.
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 21 (ANI): The Telangana Congress on Friday criticised Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao for turning a blind eye to about 8,400 farmers' suicides in Telangana and instead planning a Punjab visit to give compensation to the farmers who lost lives during
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Mohali (Punjab) [India], May 18 (ANI): As the farmers' agitation near the Chandigarh-Mohali border continued on Wednesday over various demands including a bonus on wheat, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann called the protest unwarranted and undesirable.
Chandigarh [India], May 18 (ANI): Farmers from Punjab sat on a protest near the Chandigarh-Mohali border today after being stopped from heading to the state's capital to raise various demands, including a bonus on wheat, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Sangrur (Punjab) [India], May 3 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday announced that the state government will provide Rs 1,500 per acre as financial assistance to farmers opting for the direct seeding of rice (DSR) technique in the coming paddy season.