User: leigh Topic: Suicides
Category: Suicides By Region :: Punjab
Last updated: Sep 23 2017 19:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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AAP objects to Punjab's Rs 84 largesse to ex-CM 23.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Attacking the Congress government in Punjab for its largesse of Rs 84 lakh towards a former Chief Minister, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday accused it of "indulging in favoritism and nepotism" at the cost of the common man.
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Amarinder fudging data on farmer suicides: AAP 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Punjab's Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his government of fudging figures on the growing number of suicides by debt-ridden farmers in the state.
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BJP tears into Congress ‘failures’ in Punjab rule 16.9.2017 Hindu: News
Holds State-wide protests against State government
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Honeymoon over, it's delivery time for Amarinder in Punjab 15.9.2017 TOI: Cities
The BJP, to mark the Amarinder government's six months in office, is planning to hold demonstrations across Punjab on September 16 to highlight its failures.
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Honeymoon over, it's delivery time for Amarinder in Punjab (News Analysis) (Amarinder completes 6 months in office Sep 16) 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Returning to power after a long gap of 10 years and bearing the political burden of the populist promises made in the run-up to assembly polls in Punjab earlier this year, the Congress, and particularly Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, must be feeling the pressure from within and outside.
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We need to talk about rural distress 14.9.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Farmers are under siege — a policy upgrade is essential
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Fire in Army ammunition depot near Bathinda 7.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A fire broke out at the Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) in Punjab's Bhatinda town on Thursday, Army sources said. No loss of life was reported.
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AAP MLAs meet suicide hit farm families in Bathinda, Mansa 22.8.2017 TOI: Cities
The leader of opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Singh Khaira along with AAP state co-president Aman Arora and MLAs Nazar Singh Manshahia, Baljinder Kaur, Jagdev Singh Kamalu, Baldev Singh, Principal Budhram, Rupinder Kaur Ruby on Tuesday visited 12 villages of Bathinda and Mansa districts to meet the families of farmers and farm labourers who have committed suicide due to debt.
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MLAs’ panel visits suicide-hit families in Bathinda villages 20.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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MLAs’ panel visits suicide-hit farm families in Mansa 19.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Amarinder Singh announces 50,000 jobs for youths, Punjab govt to organise 'Rozgar Melas' 17.8.2017 Zee News : States
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that his government will provide jobs to 50,000 youth in the first phase of the 'Ghar Ghar Mein Naukri' scheme.
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Amarinder appeals to farmers not to commit suicides 16.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Why can’t the government provide a higher income for farmers? M.S. Swaminathan 16.8.2017 Hindu: Interview
Fifty years since the Green Revolution, the architect of the reform highlights the crisis facing Indian agriculture today
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Now, farm labourers seek debt waiver 15.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Farm labourers have accused the Punjab government of leaving them out of the debt waiver announced for the small and marginal farmers up to Rs 2 lakh.
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Walking to promote sustainable agriculture 14.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
A British ‘walking enthusiast’ has embarked on a journey to walk nearly 6,000 km to highlight the crisis plaguing farmers in India. David Atthowe, whose belief is “we were born with feet not roots” re...
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Modi govt making 'hollow' and 'false' promises: Rahul 12.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the Modi government over farmer and unemployment issues, accusing it of making "hollow" and "false" promises"."We don't make big promises; rather we will perform and show. When Modiji's government came, farmers were promised full help, but across the country farmers are committing suicide," Gandhi said.He said in Karnataka and Punjab, Congress governments had stood by the farmers. "Wherever there is Congress party government, you will see them standing with farmers, because we understand that farmers make India strong. If farmers are strong
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Amarinder urges Modi, Jaitley to enhance borrowing limit 8.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged the central government to relax the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003, and enhance the state's borrowing limit to enable it meets its commitment of waive agricultural debts.
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Amarinder asks PM Modi, Jaitley to enhance borrowing limit for farm debt waiver 8.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged the central government to relax the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003, and enhance the borrowing limit to enable the state government to meets its agriculture debt waiver commitments.
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AAP demands special assembly session on farmer suicides 8.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore demanding a three-day special session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha, to discuss “threadbare the burning issue of suicides related to farm indebtedness.”
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Mann will be Punjab CM, says Khaira at party rally 8.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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