Punjab farmers will continue to get free power: Sukhbir

Farmers in Punjab will continue to get free electricity supply and the government has no plans to discontinue it, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said.

`Fascist forces` in Gujarat coercing Punjabi farmers: Tewari

In a veiled attack on BJP, Union Minister Manish Tewari today claimed Punjabi farmers are being threatened and coerced to move out of Gujarat by the "fascist forces" who are in power there.

BKU holds protest rally against diesel price hike

A delegation led by president Balbir Singh Rajewal submitted a memorandum to Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil, seeking a drought relief package and rollback of fuel price hike from the Centre.

Punjab farmers appeal CM to save their lands

Amid fears of being deprived of their lands due to a tenancy act in Gujarat, a delegation of 17 Punjabi farmers met Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal.

`Punjab farmers bear Rs 5200-cr loss due to rain deficit`

Farmers in Punjab have suffered a loss of Rs 5,200 crore due to deficit rain during the current monsoon, a top government official said.

Congress pushed peasants into debt-trap: Badal

The anti-farmer approach of Congress-led UPA government has pushed the peasantry of Punjab deep into debt-trap, CM Parkash Singh Badal alleged.

‘Would continue providing free power to farmers’

Punjab govt would continue providing free electricity to farmers in the state, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday said.

Punjab to frame farm policy: Minister

The SAD-BJP alliance would take all possible steps to raise the income of small farmers, state Agriculture Minister Tota Singh said.

Punjab farmers dump potatoes on roads

Potato farmers in Punjab on Thursday dumped hundreds of quintals of potatoes on the roads in various parts of the state, especially in Jalandhar city.

Punjab potato growers to dump crop in Jalandhar

If potato growers of Punjab have their way, the streets of Jalandhar could soon resemble a giant dump yard.

Punjab farmers end rail blockade, protests to continue

Thousands of farmers on Saturday protested against slow procurement of paddy by govt agencies.

No more subsidised power to farmers in Punjab

The Punjab government has decided to revoke the subsidy system which was so far benefiting the farmers of the state.