farmer suicide

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

Telangana ryot kills self over delay in paddy procurement

Neck-deep debts coupled with nobody coming forward to buy his produce, R Shiva Kumar consumed pesticide near a procurement centre.

published on : 2nd 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

Another paddy farmer kills self in Telangana due to mounting debts

According to his family members, the ryot owned around six acres and has two kids.

published on : 9th November 2021

Shortage of fertilizers drive a middle-aged farmer to die by suicide in MP’s Ashok Nagar district

"He visited fertilizer distributing societies for 10-15 days, but was unable to get fertilizers, after which he consumed poison on Thursday evening.”

published on : 29th October 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
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