Farmer suicides

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

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

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

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

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

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

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