farmer suicide

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

Protesting against new farm Bills, farmer dies by suicide at Punjab's Muktsar

Singh had been participating in the protest since September 15 which is being organised by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) at Badal village.

published on : 19th September 2020

No farmer suicide in Bengal since 2018: Mamata government's latest claim

Transport Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay and many Trinamool Congress leaders have been highlighting the NCRB records that show no farmer suicide for two consecutive years in Bengal.

published on : 8th September 2020

Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister slams TDP for 2019 farmer suicides

It is YSRC government that compensated the families of those farmers who committed suicide during the TDP rule, he added.

published on : 4th September 2020

Telangana stands 4th in farmer suicides

According to the report, 491 farmers in the State died by suicide in 2019, of whom 373 were farmers cultivating their own lands and 118 were those cultivating leased lands.

published on : 2nd 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

Debt-ridden farmer ends life in Odisha

In the meantime, the lenders started to demand their money back while the bank served a notice to Das.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Mysuru farmers told to vacate village, threaten mass suicide

Many of the families who lost their land to the KIADB are left with nothing to survive on, and are in no mood to vacate.

published on : 28th July 2020

Farmer in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar ends life on day son recites poem against suicide

Malhari Batule, a resident of Bharajwadi, had a couple of loans outstanding, and the monthly installments of his stolen truck were also pending, all of which were causing him immense distress.

published on : 29th February 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

Debts drive farmer to suicide in Hyderabad's Vikarabad district

In addition, his crop yield was poor this season that drove him to suicide, the police said.

published on : 14th 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

Seventeen per cent of suicide victims in India in 2018 were housewives: NCRB data

Overall, 1,34,516 suicides were reported in the country during 2018, showing an increase of 3.6 per cent in comparison to 2017.

published on : 18th 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
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