Leaders alleged that a number of them were rounded up by police while a few others were put under house arrest when they tried to open their office at a space provided by the gurdwara on Talwandi Sabo-Bathinda road.
After widespread damage of cotton crop due to whitefly menace last season, the agriculture department is taking no chances this time. The pest that was recently spotted in a few pockets of Fazilka district was found to be above economic threshold level (ETL) following which farmers were directed to use pesticide sprays on 10-15 acres […]
The Congress had, on Friday, protested against Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal over ‘deteriorating law and order’ situation in the state. The party offered bangles to Sukhbir as a mark of protest.
Even as Union Minister of Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, spoke at length about the NDA government’s pro-farmer schemes on Friday, state Agriculture Minister, Tota Singh, disagreed with him on the effectiveness of the schemes.