Hundreds of farmers across the state under the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee today held protests outside the offices of the canal/drainage divisions demanding water to irrigate their crops, wh

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganga Lalwani Vs Union of India & Others WITH News item published in "Indian Express" Authored by Mallica Joshi Titled "All fiddle as crop stubble burns, farmers say solutions out of reach" dated 05/07/2019 regarding air pollution caused by crop burning. It is reported that 25%-30% contribution to the air pollution in the NCR is caused by burning of crops in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Gopal Dhiman Vs Department of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt. of Punjab & Others dated 04/07/2019 regarding preponing of date of transplantation of paddy crop from 20th June, 2019 to 13th June, 2019 in the State of Punjab will lead to further depletion of ground water level and not conducive to the environment. The applicant has relied upon a report prepared by the Department of Water Resources and Central Ground Water Authority to the effect that 79% area of State of Punjab is over-exploited in respect of ground water.

Punjab ranks the highest in the country for over-exploitation of groundwater, government data shows.

NGOs threaten to stage protest if authorities fail to take action

JALANDHAR: Dal Khalsa has strongly opposeed union government's proposal to set up atomic power plants in Punjab and has urged all the political parties of the state including the ruling party to re

A United Nations Development Program (UNDP) team on Wednesday visited various parts of Amritsar city as part of a team to assess the air pollution levels to enable a future action program to addres

A state-of-the-art water recharging and recycling system has been made operational on the premises of the Golden Temple.

Just over a fortnight after the issuance of notice for auctioning mines, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice of motion to the state government on a petition filed in public inter

Overcast skies and intermittent showers notwithstanding, pre-monsoon rains in Punjab this year are deficient by 76 per cent so far, making it worst-hit state in the region and among top three acros

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