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Kalaburagi sees dip in farmer suicides

Authorities credit awareness programmes and government schemes including free education to children for the decrease in suicides.

published on : 10th January 2019

Rajasthan government panel recommends loan waiver for farmers who committed suicide

The decision was taken at the first meeting of the committee chaired by Urban Development Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Saturday.

published on : 6th January 2019

Farmer poisons five of family, hangs himself in Koppal in Karnataka

Death note cites failure to pay loan; Agriculture Minister rushed to the village after being informed of the incident.

published on : 6th January 2019

Modi government mulling zero interest on timely crop loan repayment as new year gift 

BJP government has swung into action to address distress in agriculture sector after it lost power in MP, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. The move may cost an  additional Rs 15,000 cr to exchequer.

published on : 28th December 2018

Another farmer kills self in Madhya Pradesh

This is the second case of suicide by a debt-ridden farmer after new chief minister Kamal Nath announced waiver of short-term agricultural loans of up to 2 lakh on December 17.

published on : 25th December 2018

MP Tragedy: Farmer hangs self allegedly over huge loans

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Pandhana seat Ram Dangore, blamed the new Congress government.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Mounting debts drive cotton farmer to suicide in Telangana's Vikarabad

This is, perhaps, the first farmer suicide reported in the State after the TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao took charge as the Chief Minister for a second term.

published on : 15th December 2018

Another farmer tries to end life in Collectorate

Chilakalapudi Sub-Inspector (SI) L Rajesh said the incident took place around 9 am.

published on : 11th December 2018

Poor prices push two onion farmers to commit suicide in Maharashtra

The onion rates have dipped so much that some farmers can’t even recover what they spend to take their crop to the market.

published on : 10th December 2018

The Indian intellectual has failed the farmer

The process of conquering the past has claimed stellar scalps like Aurangzeb, Jawaharlal Nehru, et al.

published on : 9th December 2018

Probe ordered in farmer suicide case

Addressing the media on Tuesday, Babu Rao said the deceased farmer, Chunduru Sivarama Varaprasad (52), hailed from West Godavari district.

published on : 5th December 2018

Farmer in Odisha's Subarnapur district ends life over crop damage, loan burden

The deceased couldn't pay his loans as his crops were damaged by pests.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Debt-ridden farmer succumbs after suicide attempt in Odisha

The deceased has been identified as 38-year-old Manas Rout, son of Ganeswar Rout who had consumed poison on November 21 after suffering huge paddy crop loss owing to pest attack.

published on : 26th November 2018

Farmer from Odisha's Balaranga village succumbs after suicide bid over loan

Binka Tehsildar Alekh Ghutta said field verification will be conducted on Saturday.

published on : 24th November 2018

Odisha govt: 227 farmer suicides not due to loan burden

 The Government on Tuesday informed the Assembly that 227 farmers committed suicide in the State during the last five years, but none of them due to crop loss and loan burden.

published on : 21st November 2018
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