• Tag results for Farmer suicide

618 farmers in Marathwada commit suicide between January to September this year

The highest numbers of 125 suicides were reported in drought-prone Beed district and the lowest 42 suicides were from Hingoli district.

published on : 12th September 2018

Hyderabad HC directs State to provide infrastructure support for implementing ryot schemes

A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court directed the two States to utilise the services of legal services authorities in identifying the beneficiaries under the two schemes.

published on : 4th September 2018

Kota farmer commits suicide over monetary dispute

Refuting media reports of debt being the reason behind the suicide, the officer said prima facie a monetary dispute was the reason behind the step.

published on : 3rd September 2018

CPI chief urges government to take market intervention steps for onion farmers

There is no remunerative price in Kurnool Market Yard and no takers for their produce.

published on : 3rd September 2018

63 farmers commit suicide in Marathwada in one month

Of the 63, the highest of 19 deaths were reported from Beed district followed by Osmanabad 14, Nanded 8, Aurangabad and Parbhani 7 each, Latur 4 and Jalna and Hingoli 2 each.

published on : 30th August 2018

Maharashtra: Farmer kills self in Yavatmal; kin claim bank denied him crop loan

The family members of the deceased claimed that he was frustrated since he had lost cotton crop on four acres of land due to flood this monsoon.

published on : 12th August 2018

Congress to stir over farm neglect in Odisha

Opposition Congress is planning to take to the streets over the State Government’s failure to address the distress situation in agriculture sector which has led to the suicide of a farmer in Kalahandi

published on : 6th August 2018

Loan burden leads Kalahandi farmer to commit suicide

The scourge of farmers’ suicide reared its ugly head again in the State as a farmer resorted to the extreme step in Kalahandi district on Saturday.

published on : 6th August 2018

Four members of Tamil Nadu farmer's family commit suicide

Police said the farmer first hung his 11-year-old daughter and his four-year-old son before he and his mother ended their lives in a similar manner.

published on : 5th August 2018

Host beauty contests in paddy fields to attract youth to farming: Goa Minister

Goa Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai is in favour of holding beauty contests in paddy fields if that serves the purpose of attracting the youth to farming.

published on : 2nd August 2018

A story that needs to be told by journalist Kota Neelima

Over the past two decades, Neelima has been working on the issue of farmer suicides, and the causes behind them.

published on : 1st August 2018

Maharashtra farmer sets his own pyre and commits suicide in field

The victim had taken some private loans for sowing in this season, but the rains disappeared and he was worried that the dry spell may extend and burn his crop this year too.

published on : 30th July 2018

Maharashtra: Two debt-ridden farmers commit suicide in Buldhana district

In the second incident, a 34-year-old cultivator hanged himself at his residence in Shivani Taka village under Sindkhedraja tehsil of Buldhana district, an official said.

published on : 30th July 2018

NHRC sends notice to Centre and Maharashtra government on farmer suicide

The human rights body has put 639 as the number of suicides committed between March and May, 2018 as stated by the government in the state assembly.

published on : 16th July 2018

Silk farmer commits suicide in Karnataka

Venkateshappa (55), a silk farmer from Mattla Halli, Kolar Taluk under Kolar Rural Police limits committed suicide by hanging himself today morning.

published on : 14th July 2018
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