Farmer suicides

Many states, Union Territories not providing details of farmer suicides: MHA in Rajya Sabha

G Kishan Reddy said as informed by the National Crime Records Bureau, many states and UTs have reported "nil" data on suicides by farmers.

published on : 21st September 2020

1,029 farmers committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh last year, up from 664 in 2018

The number of suicides involving farmers and farmhands in Andhra Pradesh increased to 1,029 last year from 664 in 2018.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Andhra Pradesh first in using pesticides, second in farmer suicides

He said the manch opposed the English medium of teaching introduced by the State government.

published on : 24th February 2020

Centre should implement land reforms to prevent farmer suicides: Mahila Kisan Adhikaar Manch

Activists said women’s lack of visibility as farmers due to lack of land ownership is not reflected in the farmer suicide numbers published by the states.

published on : 28th January 2020

Farmer suicides in Andhra come down to 594 in 2018 from 804 in 2016

The number of farmer and agriculture labourer suicides in Andhra Pradesh has come down during 2018, which is good news for the State, a predominantly agrarian-based economy.

published on : 10th January 2020

Farmer suicides: Maharashtra tops table in 2018

According to the data compiled by NCRB, 10,349 people working in the farm sector committed suicide in 2018.

published on : 10th January 2020

Telangana government failed to reduce farmer suicides in 2018: NCRB data

The year 2018 saw more number of suicides by farmers in Telangana, than in 2017 (851) and 2016 (645).

published on : 10th January 2020

Multiple states and UTs record ‘nil’ farmer suicides

The minister said advisories have been issued to all states and union territories to furnish complete data sets promptly for the speedy publication of ADSI report.

published on : 11th December 2019

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
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