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Feb 12, 2019
“What can a farmer achieve with Rs 6,000 a year?”: Rural UP reacts to Centre's income support scheme“Sure, the scheme has been announced. But how will it actually benefit the poor if the money is eaten up by corrupt officers in the system, the way it generally happens?” a farmer from Banda questions.
Jan 23, 2019
60-year-old farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra’s Mukhed village due to crop failure and debt burden, say policeA 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra’s Yeola apparently due to crop failure and debt burden
Nov 29, 2018
A Rural Manifesto: Far removed from electoral fire and fury, Varun Gandhi pens book on agrarian policiesVarun Gandhi's new book A Rural Manifesto explores the idea of a village as a single standalone socio-economic unit.
Nov 08, 2018
Chhattisgarh polls: Opposition leader TS Singh Deo bets on farmers' votes for Congress to regain powerEven as it battles the ruling BJP's "poaching prowess", the Congress is hoping to leverage anti-incumbency sentiments and the rising agrarian crisis in its bid to oust the 15-year-old Raman Singh-led government in Chhattisgarh, in the two-phased elections to the 90-member assembly later this month.
Oct 13, 2018
Stubble burning: Punjab govt's 'harsh policies' caused 600 farmers to commit suicide, claims Harsimrat Kaur BadalUnion Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on Friday accused the Punjab government of implementing harsh policies, due to which around 600 to 700 farmers have committed suicide.
Sep 11, 2018
Farmers' suicides in Telangana: Kisan Mitra helpline proves lifeline even as KCR govt continues to disappointWorld Suicide Prevention Day has come and gone but the question of how to prevent farmers’ suicides continues to loom large in Telangana
Jul 30, 2018
Two farmers in Maharashtra's Buldhana end their lives, police say suicides were due to difficulties in loan repaymentTwo debt-ridden farmers allegedly committed suicide in Buldhana district of Maharashtra
Jun 03, 2018
Two farmers commit suicide in Madhya Pradesh amid nation-wide agitation for loan waiverTwo debt-ridden farmers allegedly ended their lives in Madhya Pradesh since 1 June, police said on Saturday.
May 10, 2018
KCR to launch Rythu Bandhu scheme with eye on 2019 but activists remain skeptical, say it favours richStarting Thursday, KCR will be wooing 58 lakh farmers and handing over Rs 8,000 per acre in two installments every year for every crop cycle.
Feb 14, 2018
Shiv Sena mocks Maharashtra govt for installing safety net at Mantralaya, asks Devendra Fadnavis to instead resolve farmer crisisThe Shiv Sena on Wednesday took a jibe at the Maharashtra government over fixing a safety net at the state secretariat to prevent suicides, saying it was akin to treating legs for an ailment in the stomach.