The Supreme Court today slammed the Centre for the delay in the payment of compensation to farmers in Bathinda and Sirsa after acquiring their land for the defence forces.

Clean drinking water and adequate water supply to the fields located at the tail-end of canals are the two main issues that will determine the outcome of the Talwandi Sabo byelection on August 21.

Guru Gobind Singh Refinery, a unit located at Kanakwal village of Bathinda district of Punjab, is proving a nightmare for residents of nearly 12 villages of Dabwali Assembly segment falling under K

The state of Punjab, earlier regarded as an agriculturally developed region of India, has been passing through a severe economic crisis. The capital-intensive mode of production, propagated by the green revolution in the mid-1960s, is turning out to be non-viable for the small peasantry and hence, they are being involuntarily manoeuvred towards shifting away from farming. Based on a field study in Punjab during the year 2012-13, it was observed that 14.39% of the farmers had left farming since 1991.

The Supreme Court has ruled that the government was not liable to pay interest on solatium to landowners whose land had been acquired.

The SAD-BJP leaders kept blaming the Centre while campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections for not giving the state enough funds for development and welfare works.

Drinking water samples of the Civil Hospital at Rampura and several public water works have failed the purity test.

Call it a mere coincidence or alleged preferential treatment to “Badal Bahu” Harsimrat Kaur’s constituency, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has not conducted any checks on the industry in

Small and marginal farmers in this district are going back to the old days of environment-friendly manual harvesting of wheat to reap the benefits: dry fodder for cattle and assorting the best grai

Congress harps on benefits from FDI in retail

For Punjab's sagging agrarian economy, here is some good news. The meek voices of the farmers, agri economists and farmer unions seem to have been heard by at least two of the main political parties in the state which are now promising to ensure 50 per cent profit over cost of production to the farmers.

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