Farmer Suicides

Number of farmers' suicide fall to 5,579 in 2020: Tomar

Tomar further informed the Lower House that the government has not received any reports on farmers committing suicide due to unavailabilty of fertiliser in the country.

published on : 30th November 2021

Over 460 farmers ended their lives in Telangana in 2020: NCRB report

Of the 466, 343 cultivated their own land while 123 victims cultivated agricultural lands taken on lease

published on : 29th October 2021

After years, farmer suicides witness a drop in Karnataka

Good rain, better yields, seizure of sub-standard seeds cited as reasons  

published on : 23rd October 2021

A teacher's 20-year-long mission to help families of farmers who died by suicide in Telangana

Raju, who works as a teacher in Siddipet, has so far visited 2,500 households across TS, since 2001 and continues to do so, to help the family members of  those farmers who  killed themselves

published on : 17th October 2021

Low key Nuakhai celebrations in Odisha as spectre of drought looms large

In Balangir district, the most awaited agrarian festival of Western Odisha seems to have been robbed of its charm as cases of farmer suicides over debts and crop loss were reported.

published on : 10th September 2021

Compensate kin of farmers who took loan from private lenders: Karnataka HC on suicides

Court had noted that the state has created two artificial classes of farmers who have ended lives

published on : 14th July 2021

221 farmers ended lives till mid-March in Maharashtra this year

In March alone, 66 farmers have committed suicide in the Marathwada region, which is the most parched and backward region of the state.

published on : 31st March 2018

Yashwant Sinha's protest for farmers is alarm bell for BJP: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Sinha has been agitating for farmers' rights and was recently detained in Akola, Maharashtra while leading a protest for the acceptance of demands of the farmers in Vidarbha.

published on : 7th December 2017