April 27, 2022 12:35 pm
After the meeting, the CM directed Punjab chief secretary Anirudh Tewari to prepare a detailed report on financial implications to compensate the farmers for not burning paddy stubble.
April 27, 2022 12:11 pm
As per the data sourced from Punjab Pollution Control Board, which records fire incidents through Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), Ludhiana, 96 fire incidents were reported from Fazilka , 84 from Bathinda, including 53 on Tuesday itself, and 61 from Jalandhar.
April 21, 2022 11:51 am
This number for the state is three times more than last year, and 11 times more than 2020 for the corresponding period between April 1-20.
March 14, 2022 6:21 am
Using paddy straw in power plants is one way of minimising burning of stubble.
March 11, 2022 6:06 pm
Director General, Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare department, Hardeep Singh said, “The department is providing subsidies to the farmers for various equipments like straw slashers, shredders, hey-rake and straw balers for ex-situ management so that the farming system can be improved."
December 09, 2021 6:37 am
Paramjyoti Chattopadhyay, Priyanka Dua write: A targeted and cluster-based approach can be undertaken by identifying districts with a higher number of stubble burning incidents
December 04, 2021 7:29 am
🔴 In terms of area this is the lowest area on which stubble was burnt despite that fact that farm fire incidents were the second highest this year.
November 19, 2021 3:16 pm
The release from NASA noted that burning off excess paddy straw after the rice harvest may have caused the smoke plumes, which have drifted towards Delhi. Delhi's AQI remains very poor for more than a week.
November 18, 2021 8:03 am
As soon as the bench of Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, Justices D Y Chandrachud and Surya Kant assembled, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said: “I have to say something at the outset… I heard some irresponsible and nasty utterances on television media against me that I misled the court on stubble burning.”
November 18, 2021 4:18 am
Chairing a meeting with the representatives of 32 farm unions of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi also promised to cancel all FIRs registered against farmers for “protesting against the black farm laws” in the state, “after following the prescribed procedure with due diligence”.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.