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  • Shed arrogance, give justice to farmers: Rahul Gandhi to government Dec 01, 2020 11:20 AM IST

    Shed arrogance, give justice to farmers: Rahul Gandhi to government

    Farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, are holding protests at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders of the national capital against the Centre’s new agri-marketing laws.

  • Farmers protest impact: Supply of vegetables, fruits from other states impacted Nov 30, 2020 08:01 PM IST

    Farmers protest impact: Supply of vegetables, fruits from other states impacted

    Vendors in other parts of Delhi said due to curtailed supply, the wholesale rates of seasonal vegetables has gone up by Rs 50- Rs 100.

  • Farmers' Protest News Highlights: Agriculture Minister requests farmers to end protest, offers talks on December 3 Nov 27, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights: Agriculture Minister requests farmers to end protest, offers talks on December 3

    Farmers' Protest News Highlights: The Delhi Police used tear gas shells to disperse a group of farmers who had reached the Singhu border as part of their 'Delhi Chalo' march to protest against the Centre's new farm laws

  • Haryana cops use teargas, water cannons to block Punjab farmers from going to Delhi Nov 26, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Haryana cops use teargas, water cannons to block Punjab farmers from going to Delhi

    We are protesting in a peaceful manner, but they want to prevent us from using our democratic right to protest, a farmer from Punjab told reporters.

  • Absolutely wrong to prevent farmers from holding peaceful demonstrations: Arvind Kejriwal Nov 26, 2020 01:07 PM IST

    Absolutely wrong to prevent farmers from holding peaceful demonstrations: Arvind Kejriwal

    The Haryana government on Thursday completely sealed its borders with Punjab. Police personnel have been deployed in large numbers along the state’s borders with Delhi as well.

  • Farm bill row | Punjab farmers end blockades for 15 days, allow train services to resume from November 23 Nov 21, 2020 05:13 PM IST

    Farm bill row | Punjab farmers end blockades for 15 days, allow train services to resume from November 23

    Punjab CM said this would restore normalcy and requested the central government to resume rail services

  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh reaches out to US corporate sector for investments Nov 18, 2020 11:31 AM IST

    Punjab CM Amarinder Singh reaches out to US corporate sector for investments

    Addressing a virtual USA-Punjab Investors Roundtable 2020 on Tuesday, he said that after months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Punjab's economy is coming back on track, industry is back on its feet and migrant labourers have started returning.

  • Not against corporates, but need to protect farmers: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh Nov 18, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Not against corporates, but need to protect farmers: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

    During an investors' meeting, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said his government was not against corporates, but there has to be a regulation to protect the farmers and their long-standing relationship with commission agents.

  • Railways has cancelled 1,987 passenger, 3,090 goods trains due to Punjab farmer protests Nov 17, 2020 04:24 PM IST

    Railways has cancelled 1,987 passenger, 3,090 goods trains due to Punjab farmer protests

    As many as 520 rakes of coal could not be delivered to the five power plants in Punjab, leading to a loss of Rs 550 crore to the Railways. Other essential goods worth over Rs 1,000 crore have also been stranded.

  • Stubble burning: Maximum cases in Punjab; anger over farm bills among major reasons Nov 15, 2020 04:18 PM IST

    Stubble burning: Maximum cases in Punjab; anger over farm bills among major reasons

    According to data released by the Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, the State recorded 73,883 incidents of stubble burning between September 21 and November 14, which is the highest since 2016.

  • Air pollution: Ban on fire crackers not required, Punjab government tells NGT Nov 07, 2020 05:50 PM IST

    Air pollution: Ban on fire crackers not required, Punjab government tells NGT

    The Punjab government said Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) have been installed in the non-attainment cities of Amritsar, Ludhiana, Mandi Gobindgarh, Patiala, Jalandhar and Khanna and the Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the range of good in August, satisfactory in September and moderate in October.

  • Farm Bill protests: There are blockades at 22 locations in Punjab, says Railways Nov 06, 2020 04:54 PM IST

    Farm Bill protests: There are blockades at 22 locations in Punjab, says Railways

    The Railways has said until and unless full assurance on security will be given by the Punjab government, it won't be able to resume services

  • Punjab farmers' agitation | Blockade likely to be cleared by November 6: Railways Nov 05, 2020 08:18 PM IST

    Punjab farmers' agitation | Blockade likely to be cleared by November 6: Railways

    The Railways is also in touch with the Rajasthan government on a daily basis as train operations have been affected due to the Gujjar agitation in the state.

  • Farmers in Punjab, Haryana block roads as part of nationwide protest against farm laws Nov 05, 2020 02:05 PM IST

    Farmers in Punjab, Haryana block roads as part of nationwide protest against farm laws

    The call for the nationwide 'chakka jam’ from 12 noon to 4 pm was given by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee. Protesting farmers owing allegiance to different outfits blocked state and national highways at several places, causing inconvenience to commuters.

  • Punjab farm protests: Railways incur losses to the tune of Rs 1200 crore Nov 04, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    Punjab farm protests: Railways incur losses to the tune of Rs 1200 crore

    According to data from the national transporter, till date more than 2225 freight rakes carrying vital commodities could not be operated due to the blockages caused by the protestors. Around 1350 have been forced to be cancelled or diverted, they said.

  • Power situation 'critical', Punjab power utility resorts to load shedding Nov 03, 2020 10:05 PM IST

    Power situation 'critical', Punjab power utility resorts to load shedding

    Coal supplies to thermal power plants in Punjab have been severely affected after Railways suspended the operation of freight trains in the wake of the blockade of some tracks by farmers in protest against the three new central farm laws.

  • Punjab CM instigating farmers to agitate over agricultural laws: BJP Nov 01, 2020 08:52 PM IST

    Punjab CM instigating farmers to agitate over agricultural laws: BJP

    The BJP state president said Punjab farmers were being calculatedly misinformed and misled by the chief minister only to gain a political mileage and to cover up his incompetence.

  • Punjab doesn't want confrontation with Centre over farm laws: Manpreet Badal Oct 23, 2020 08:01 PM IST

    Punjab doesn't want confrontation with Centre over farm laws: Manpreet Badal

    Speaking at a virtual event, Manpreet Badal said the Centre should not tinker with the existing system of the minimum support price (MSP) and procurement as it has stood the test of time.

  • Punjab passes three bills to overrule Centre's farm laws, adds three-year jail term for violation of MSP rules Oct 21, 2020 12:14 PM IST

    Punjab passes three bills to overrule Centre's farm laws, adds three-year jail term for violation of MSP rules

    Opposition MLAs from Shiromani Akali Dal, Aam Aadmi Party and Lok Insaaf supported the bills in Punjab Assembly.

  • OPDs, elective surgeries to resume in Punjab; govt schools to reopen from October 19 Oct 15, 2020 05:35 PM IST

    OPDs, elective surgeries to resume in Punjab; govt schools to reopen from October 19

    The state government of Punjab has also allowed re-opening of government schools from October 19, after stringent sanitation and disinfection procedures.

  • Prakash Javadekar flags off 50 CPCB teams in Delhi-NCR, says only 4% pollution due to stubble burning Oct 15, 2020 01:44 PM IST

    Prakash Javadekar flags off 50 CPCB teams in Delhi-NCR, says only 4% pollution due to stubble burning

    The 50 CPCB teams will make extensive field visits from October 15 to February 28 next year and focus on hot spots where air pollution is aggravated, the environment ministry said. They will visit Delhi and NCR towns Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut in Uttar Pradesh; Gurugram, Faridabad, Ballabgarh, Jhajjar, Panipat, Sonepat in Haryana; and Bhiwadi, Alwar, Bharatpur in Rajasthan.

  • Punjab to bring legislation against Centre's farm laws; special assembly session on October 19 Oct 14, 2020 07:15 PM IST

    Punjab to bring legislation against Centre's farm laws; special assembly session on October 19

    A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

  • Left with 2 days' coal, Punjab stares at severe power outages Oct 10, 2020 09:04 PM IST

    Left with 2 days' coal, Punjab stares at severe power outages

    With no movement of goods trains because of the 'rail-roko' agitation for an indefinite period, the coal supply in thermal power plants has reached a critical stage. The shortage of coal may lead to severe power outages, which may hamper wheat sowing operations.

  • SC notice to Centre, others on plea to ban stubble burning Oct 06, 2020 08:08 PM IST

    SC notice to Centre, others on plea to ban stubble burning

    The petition contended that stubble burning contributes almost 40 percent of air pollution in Delhi.

  • Unlock 5.0 rules for Punjab: What is allowed, what is not Oct 06, 2020 09:02 AM IST

    Unlock 5.0 rules for Punjab: What is allowed, what is not

    As of October 5, Punjab's COVID-19 tally stood at 1.18 lakh, including a death toll of 3,603.

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