Farmers begin five-day protest...CHANDIGARH: The Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) today started a five-day-long protest in 12 districts, seeking debt waiver for the farmers.
Low yield, loss of rajmah crop...BATHINDA: After facing a huge damage to the Bt cotton crop because of “spurious seeds and pesticides”, now farmers in the cotton belt have got their fingers burnt on “Chitkabrah Rajmah” crop.
6 more held; supporters create...LUDHIANA:The police today arrested six more accused in connection with the attack on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale from PAP Chowk in Jalandhar.
Panchayat land row: Police, Da...SANGRUR: A clash took place on Tuesday at Balad Kalan village near Bhawanigarh between police and Dalits, who were opposing the auction of panchayat land (reserved for Scheduled Castes) terming it as “dummy” and seeking the land on lease at low rates for joint farming.
Produce records on registratio...NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission (EC) to produce records pertaining to registration of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as a political party on Wednesday.