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Farmer suicide

Farmer in Andhra Pradesh commits suicide by hanging self from tree

One of the villagers Dokkari Danaiah claimed that his crops were destroyed in Titli cyclone and he did not receive any compensation.

12 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

Rajasthan farmer records video before suicide, says Cong govt loan waiver failed

Farmer mentioned that nobody is responsible for his death but the government should take this as a warning.

26 Jun 2019 11:46 AM

Maharashtra minister urges farmers to not think about suicide

Maharashtra has witnessed 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years.

22 Jun 2019 5:40 PM

CACP’s chairman blames farmer suicide on Congress

Mr Patel said that the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections will revolve round agriculture issues.

29 Mar 2019 4:09 AM

Farmer, spouse kill minor daughter, commit suicide

Nobody else was at home at the time of the incident and the door of the house was locked from inside, the official said.

24 Oct 2018 2:27 AM


Nana Patole flays CM Fadnavis after suicide in Yavatmal

Mr Patole alleged that chief minister Devendra Fadnavis was insensitive and had avoided Chaire’s family during his visit to Yavtamal.

14 Apr 2018 2:17 AM

Maharashtra farmer drinks poison, blames Modi govt in suicide note

Shankar, who was under the debt of nearly Rs 1 lakh, was upset after he did not get any benefit from Maharashtra govt's loan waiver scheme.

11 Apr 2018 9:11 AM

MP: Farmer commits suicide, had written to PM for nod to euthanasia

The farmer blamed 5 private money lenders for his extreme step in a video recorded on his mobile phone before his death.

13 Jan 2018 4:29 PM

Govt insensitive towards farmers, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

Heated discussion in Lok Sabha as Opposition corners govt over issue.

20 Jul 2017 7:00 AM

Odisha farmers dump produce

Protest distress sale, say demand for actual prices ignored.

20 Jul 2017 3:19 AM


Protect farmers, don’t target them

Now farmers have started to awaken the nation to the farming crisis with strikes in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

23 Jun 2017 2:46 AM

Three more farmers in MP commit suicide; toll 19

The latest incidents were reported from the districts of Sehore, Sagar and Chattarpur.

23 Jun 2017 1:58 AM

Three farmers commit suicide in 24 hours

“A case has been registered in connection with the incident. Probe was on”, Sehore district additional superintendent of police A P Singh said.

20 Jun 2017 2:05 AM

One more farmer ends life, Scindia seeks debt relief

Shivraj’s damage control exercise continues.

16 Jun 2017 1:26 AM

Farmers strike: In death, farmer invites CM Fadnavis home

The suicide note, which was addressed to his family and friends, said, “I am a farmer, Dhanaji Chandrakant Jadhav.

09 Jun 2017 1:40 AM


Don't cremate my body until CM announces loan waiver: Maha farmer in suicide note

The man had a debt of around Rs 60,000 and had also taken loans from some private lenders, police said.

08 Jun 2017 2:39 PM

Yoga essential for farmers to 'remove suicidal tendencies': Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The problem was not only poverty, but the lack of spirituality as well, that led to suicides, Sri Sri said.

29 Apr 2017 11:03 AM

Fadnavis asks banks to restart lending defaulting farmers

CM says many farmers have gone out of banking system after being unable to service their loans from banks.

26 Apr 2017 11:47 AM

Cow slaughter: Shiv Sena pulls up BJP, says first stop farmer's suicide

Meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh are on an indefinite strike from Monday against the crackdown on illegal and mechanized slaughterhouses.

03 Apr 2017 1:18 PM

PM 'disrespecting' drought-hit farmers of TN: Rahul

The protesters on Friday wore 'rudhraksha' indicating a life of saints who has given up all earthly needs.

31 Mar 2017 4:55 PM