Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicStubble burning

Topic: stubble burning

MGNREGA won’t put out crop stubble burning, says govt panel

Govt panel visits Punjab and Haryana for on-ground assessment, recommends machine-based solution instead of labour-based one.

I can engage with Kejriwal if he offers funds to compensate farmers: Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM says stubble burning can’t be solved just by two states unless the Centre steps in; stresses need for reuse of crop residue.

Innovation needed to end stubble burning, but Delhi does little to stop pollution in NCR

There is an urgent need to encourage innovation and educate farmers rather than taking punitive action against already stressed farmers. It is that time of...

Only innovative solutions that don’t burden farmers can end stubble burning

From mixing the stubble into soil, to making manure and use in the packaging industry, there are a lot of ways in which the problem of paddy residue can be solved.

Alien paddy is causing stubble burning, but don’t blame Punjab for Delhi smog this time

The paddy being grown in Punjab is alien to conditions in Punjab, and the burning of its stubble has had a big impact on the state’s air quality.

Smoke-free Diwali still a pipe dream as fields continue to burn in Haryana

Haryana government says it is trying various options to curb stubble burning, but 672 cases had been registered till two days before Diwali.

Few takers for Punjab govt’s ‘best’ solution to stubble burning

Even farmers in the ‘model district’ of Patiala continue to defy court orders to burn stubble, and are demanding incentives to manage crop residue.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

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Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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