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As Punjab farmers extend rail roko till Sept 29, railways to decide on trains this evening

India, Sept. 26 -- The farmer outfit spearheading the rail blockade in Punjab to protest the passage of the farm bills has not only extended its agitation till September 29 but also brought the state'... Read More


Back in Punjab, Badals credit SAD with making bills a national debate

bathinda, Sept. 25 -- Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said that the Akali leadership should be credited with making farmers' rights a national debate by quitting th... Read More


Back in Punjab, Badals credit Shiromani Akali Dal with making farm bills a national debate

India, Sept. 24 -- Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said that the Akali leadership should be credited with making farmers' rights a national debate by quitting the N... Read More


No Covid relief, hospitality sector in Punjab to observe black evening today

Bathinda,, Sept. 22 -- The hospitality sector in Punjab will observe a 'black evening' on Tuesday against the state government's "indecisiveness" in extending relief to them during the Covid-19 crisis... Read More


Bathinda cancer hospital not doing surgeries for 10 days

India, Sept. 22 -- Seventy-odd patients at Advanced Cancer Institute (ACI) have been waiting endlessly for surgeries, with the hospital not having regular anaesthetists. The list of pending surgical i... Read More


CCI to start buying cotton from Oct 1

BATHINDA, Sept. 21 -- The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has been allowed by the Punjab government to add 13 more purchase centres as cotton harvesting is set to pick up from the next week in semi-... Read More


Come October, CCI to buy cotton from 103 locations

BATHINDA, Sept. 21 -- The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has been allowed by the Punjab government to add 13 more purchase centres as cotton harvesting is set to pick up from the next week in semi-... Read More


Farmers refuse to allow Badal village protester's last rites, demand relief, loan waiver

India, Sept. 19 -- A day after a protester, Pritam Singh, 65, died after consuming pesticide at the native village of the Badals in Muktsar district, farm union leaders on Saturday said they would all... Read More


SAD should now quit central govt, says farm cell head Maluka

India, Sept. 17 -- Bathinda With a dharna by agitated farmers outside the residence of former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal entering its third day on Thursday, farmers' cell head of Shiromani Aka... Read More


Industrial Training Institutes to reopen in Punjab on September 21

BATHINDA, Sept. 17 -- Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) of Punjab are set to resume classes from September 21 after six months of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a circular is... Read More