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  1. Tejwant Singh

    USA Indian American Farmers Weathering Record Drought In California

    Indian American Farmers Weathering Record Drought in California India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jul 06, 2014 Above: Yuba City, Calif., farmer Karm Bains surveyed his peach orchards in early spring, after an extremely hot winter pushed out blooms too early. Indian...
  2. spnadmin

    India Gujarat Defreezes Land Of 52 Sikh Farmers

    Kapil Dave http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Gujarat-defreezes-land-of-52-Sikh-farmers/articleshow/27611790.cms GANDHINAGAR: In a bid to make life easy for a key NDA ally, Shiromani Akali Dal, the Modi government has decided to defreeze the land of 52 Sikh farmers in Kutch. The...
  3. spnadmin

    India Evicted Sikh Farmers Of Haryana Face Hostility Of Administration And Panchayats

    Evicted Sikh farmers of Haryana, facing hostility of administration & panchayat, struggling to survive By Parmjit Singh http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/08/19/evicted-sikh-farmer-of-haryana-facing-hostility-of-administration-panchayat-struggling-to-survive/ Karah Sahib/ Pehowa, Haryana...
  4. spnadmin

    India After Gujarat, Sikh Farmers In Haryana Face Eviction Threat Manjeet Sehgal

    After Gujarat, Sikh farmers in Haryana face eviction threat Manjeet Sehgal After Gujarat, Sikh farmers in Haryana are now facing eviction threat. The Congress party, which raised a hue and cry against the Narendra Modi government's decision to evict Sikh farmers from Kutch, is now on the...
  5. Archived_Member16

    India In Punjab, Three Farmers Kill Selves Every Two Days

    In Punjab, three farmers kill selves every two days Kanchan Vasdev Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 26 Forced by financial crunch, an estimated 5,000 farmers and farm labourers committed suicide in the agrarian state of Punjab, popularly known as grain bowl of India, in the last...
  6. spnadmin

    India Social Humiliation, Isolation Contributes To Farmers' Suicide

    ALLAHABAD: The suicide committed by a 45-year-old Sikh-Jat farmer of Punjab (name concealed), was not only because of the debt he owed, but also a change to semi-urban lifestyle coupled with social humiliation and psychological isolation were some of the main causes, which force him to take this...
  7. spnadmin

    Controversial For India’s Newly Rich Farmers, Limos Won’t Do

    By Jim Yardley NOIDA, India — Bhisham Singh Yadav, father of the groom, is stressed. His rented Lexus got stuck behind a bullock cart. He has hired a truck to blast Hindi pop, but it is too big to maneuver through his village. At least his grandest gesture, evidence of his upward mobility, is...
  8. K

    Leisure Indian Farmers Seek Fame And Fortune Through Bhangra Beat

    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/indian-farmers-seek-fame-and-fortune-through-bhangra-beat-2121667.html As Balbir Jagga drives a tractor around his farm in northwestern India, he dreams that the fields he tills will propel him to international music stardom. Jagga...
  9. Chaan Pardesi

    Opinion Prince Charles To Visit Punjab Again Today To Rekindle Hopes Of Demoralized Farmers

    Prince Charles to visit Punjab again Today to rekindle hopes of demoralized farmers October 2, 2010 by Gurpreet Singh Mehak gurpreetsinghmehak@gmail.com 01 Oct. 2010: FATEHGARH SAHIB: When Prince Charles had last visited Bhatmajra village of this district in Punjab in March 2006, he had...
  10. spnadmin

    United Sikhs United Sikhs Gives Cash Aid To Flood Hit Farmers In Punjab

    Posted on August 21, 2010 under United Sikhs LEHRA(Sangrur): Fifty village families of District Sangrur, who had lost their crops when the swollen River Ghaggar swept over their fields last month, received cash relief from United Sikhs this week, whilst they await compensation promised by...
  11. spnadmin

    India Farmers Develop Novel Technique To Recharge Groundwater

    Forwarded for posting by Tejwant Singh ji Malik Moga, July 24 Kulwinder Sandhu/TNS Overexploitation of ground water to meet irrigation needs has in recent years created a big problem of water shortage in Punjab. Unfortunately, rain water harvesting and recharging of ground water...
  12. Vikram singh

    Opinion Ethiopia Beckons Punjabi Farmers

    Jalandhar, June 15 Acknowledging the expertise of Punjabi farmers in making the state the “food bowl of the country”, Ethiopia now wants them to replicate this success in their country. Only 43 per cent of the total land mass of the country was currently under cultivation and the African...
  13. K

    Sikh News Punjab Farmers Demand Special Trains From Bihar And UP To Bring Labourers For Paddy Plantation

    Punjab farmers demand special trains from Bihar and UP to bring labourers for Paddy plantation @ www.punjabnewsline.com RAJPURA(Patiala): Facing an acute shortage of migrant labourers for paddy plantation, the peasants of Punjab Thursday demanded to run special rains from Bihar to enable...
  14. Vikram singh

    Haitian Farmers Commit To Burning Monsanto Hybrid Seeds

    "A new earthquake" is what peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the news that Monsanto will be donating 60,000 seed sacks (475 tons) of hybrid corn seeds and vegetable seeds, some of them treated with highly toxic pesticides. The MPP has...
  15. Vikram singh

    Punjab Farmers Profit From Organic Boom

    Bathinda, India (CNN) -- The northwest state of Punjab is popularly known as the breadbasket of India. But many local farmers say that decades of using chemicals and pesticides, encouraged by the government, has caused health problems including cancer. It's a point of view borne out by...
  16. Vikram singh

    Sikh News Debt-burden Of Farmers Increases To Five-folds In Punjab

    <table class="contentpaneopen"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2" valign="top">CHANDIGARH: Punjab, considered as the food bowl of the country has witnessed a five-time increase in the debt-burden of farmers in the last decade. Farm debt has grown to approximately Rs 30,394.12 crore in 2008 from Rs...
  17. Archived_Member16

    Indian Farmers Selling Wives And Daughters To Survive Drought

    source: INDIA Indian farmers selling wives and daughters to survive drought - Asia News# Indian farmers selling wives and daughters to survive drought Nirmala Carvalho 09/14/2009 As farm production collapses, thousands of women are sold to pay off debts. The authorities say reports are...
  18. K

    World Punjab Farmers In Demand In Mongolia, Sudan

    Chandigarh, July 31 Farmers of the state may head for Mongolia soon with the Ministry of External Affairs considering a proposal to send them to farm land in that country for six months every year. It may also take up the issue of opening a visa office at Amritsar and has asked its Ambassador...
  19. Vikram singh

    Indian Farmers Find Cola Useful

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  20. K

    Opinion Green Revolution' Trapping India's Farmers In Debt

    'Green Revolution' Trapping India's Farmers In Debt : NPR 'Green Revolution' Trapping India's Farmers In Debt The second of a two-part series. Revisiting India's 'Green Revolution' April 13, 2009 India's Farming 'Revolution' Heading For Collapse Morning Edition, April 14...
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