Farmer suicide

Farmer suicides fewer in Telangana: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

The Union Minister said that the major cause of farmer suicides was bankruptcy or indebtedness, farming-related issues, family problems or illness.

published on : 6th April 2022

Farmer suicides dip in Karnataka in last seven years

Farmer suicides in the state have come down drastically over the last seven years, said Agriculture Minister BC Patil on the floor of the Assembly on Tuesday.

published on : 30th March 2022

Ryot suicides: 18 Andhra Pradesh families get no aid    

HRF and RSV fact-finding panel says GO 43 is not being implemented effectively in State

published on : 27th March 2022

Farmer’s death in Villupuram over bank loan abuse sparks tension

The farmers association had demanded Rs 1 crore as compensation from the private company and severe action against private banks for their derogatory treatment of farmers who had availed loans.

published on : 12th March 2022

Three more ryots end lives over crop loss in Telengana 

In a worrying trend, three more farmers died by suicide in different parts of the State on Tuesday, allegedly after their chilli and cotton crops were damaged due to Thrips infestation. 

published on : 10th February 2022

Losses in chilli, cotton crops; Three more farmers suicide

With extensive crop losses and unable to repay their debts, three more farmers of the state have committed suicide adding to the shocking number.

published on : 9th February 2022

Thrips infestation pushes two farmers into debt, both end life

Mounting debts due to Thrips infestation forced two farmers to end their life in Mahabubabad and Jayashankar Bhupalapally districts.  

published on : 20th January 2022

Ensure justice for farmers: Telangana Congress to CM KCR

In an open letter to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, TPCC chief Revanth Reddy said that there was an alarming rise in farmers’ suicides across the state

published on : 31st December 2021

Debt burden ‘claims’ life of farmer in Odisha

Samarendra Kundu was reportedly under mental duress after his crop was damaged in untimely rain

published on : 29th December 2021

Farmer suicides: Widows pour their hearts out at Hyderabad public hearing

From clearing debts over which their husbands died to working two jobs, aggrieved women show their resilience

published on : 17th December 2021

Debt-ridden Telangana farmer ends life by consuming pesticide

On Monday morning, Hanumanthaiah left for his field on the village outskirts and his body was found by farmers in the neighbouring fields, frothing at the mouth.

published on : 14th December 2021

50-year-old ryot hangs self in Telangana's Mahabubabad

Bikku had reportedly cultivated red chilli on one and a half acre and paddy on another half-acre of land. The crop of red chilies was infested by Thrips pests and he had since been depressed.

published on : 13th December 2021

Medak ryot dies by suicide

The victim has been identified as Karanam Ravikumar, 40, belonging to Boguda Bhupathipur village under Havelighanpur mandal.

published on : 11th December 2021

Another farmer suicide in Odisha and no one knows why

The local administration was lightning quick to make an on-field assessment of the farm field where Kailash grew the crop in his village Uluma in Patrapur block of Ganjam.

published on : 7th December 2021

Odisha farmer ends life as rain kills crop

A 57-year-old farmer in Ganjam’s Patrapur block allegedly ended his life on Sunday over crop loss due to the heavy rains that caused widespread damage across the State.

published on : 6th December 2021
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