Member of Parliament Chaudhary Santokh Singh today thanked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for agriculture loan waiver of Rs 204.6 crore of the district’s farmers and expected that remaining waiver of the loan would also be announced soon.
CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday criticized Capt. Amarinder Singh led Congress govt. for lodging FIR against 1600 farmers who were agitating against the owners of private sugar mills over delay in payment of their crop. The party threatened to gherao the residences of cabinet ministers and chief ministers if the cases against farmers were not dropped within a week.
BHOGPUR: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said cases should be registered against all government officials who had denied dues to sugarcane farmers starting from the top, even as he demanded the government take over private mills to ensure crushing of sugarcane and payment of farmer dues.
The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on Tuesday felicitated the farmers in Bambiwal village under ‘Paani Bachoo, Paise Kamao’ an ambitious scheme of direct benefit transfer for electricity to agricultural consumers to save the groundwater.
NEW DELHI: In the presence of prominent opposition leaders, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday pledged the entire opposition's solidarity with farmers and declared that "farm loans will be waived off even if it required changing the Prime Minister".
NEW DELHI: Thousands of farmers from across the nation are headed to the Ramlila ground here to press their demands for higher crop prices and farm loan waivers, among others.
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The Punjab Government has decided to conduct a special one to one contact with farmers, who have burnt paddy straw this year, to make them aware about the hazardous effects of this practice on one hand and soliciting their views/suggestions to eradicate it on the other hand.
NEW DELHI: In addition to all the opposition parties against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream project "Bullet train" thousands of farmers from Gujarat and Maharashtra have also opened the front.
Punjab Cooperation and Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Wednesday said that Punjab Government would clear all pending dues of sugarcane farmers in the state by January 15.