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Punjab farmer suicide


Day after farmer’s suicide in DC complex, his debt waived, kin given 6 lakh, govt job

August 19, 2020 12:38 pm

Balbir had died in Faridkot Medical College and his body was initially kept in the mortuary of Mansa civil hospital.

Punjab mother-son suicide: SAD-BJP leaders stage dharna, extend support to Ahrtiya

July 22, 2016 5:10 pm

Leaders of the ruling alliance, SAD-BJP, leaders came out in support of Ahrtiya Teja Singh and blamed farmer unions for the incident.

Facing eviction over debt, Punjab farmer, his mother kill themselves

April 27, 2016 8:30 am

Baljeet Singh, 32, and his mother Balveer Kaur, 60, were said to have consumed pesticide while police and district officials were in their house.

Punjab govt is playing with Sikh emotions to divert attention from farmers’ suicides: Ravneet Singh Bittu

December 04, 2015 3:48 am

Ravneet Singh Bittu, Congress MP, raised the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab and alleged that “kala din” (days of militancy) were coming back to the state under the Akali Dal-BJP government.

Farmer commits suicide in Punjab

May 14, 2015 4:32 am

Narinderjit had five acres of land but had taken 35 acres on contract. Villagers said he lost potato crop on 34 fields during the heavy rain in February and March.