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Oct 20, 2019
Maharashtra polls: 'Won't vote', says Bhil tribe in Beed; Fadnavis govt could face reckoning over water issue in drought-hit districtsThe severity of drought in Maharashtra's Beed and Latur districts, three years after the Jaldoot Express carried 25 lakh litres of water into the parched Marathwada region, continues to be grim and could prove to be a matter of reckoning for the BJP-Shiv Sena government in the 21 October Assembly election.
Sep 25, 2019
Farmers' issue limited to advertisements, billboards under Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, says Priyanka Gandhi VadraPriyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government is only paying lip service to farmers' problem and its interest is only limited to advertisements and billboards
Jul 08, 2019
As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times aheadAs water tables in Punjab fall, desperate farmers are digging deeper, getting trapped in debt and depleting aquifers. Punjab is warned of turning into a desert state in 25 years. Paddy, biggest water guzzler, sees continued cultivation as agricultural reforms fail.
Jul 04, 2019
Farmer commits suicide in Rajasthan; family members claim he was stressed because of debtWhereas the family members claimed debt was behind Netram's suicide, Marudhara Gramin Bank manager Jagroop Singh denied the same, saying, "We haven't sent any bank notice to Netram in past few months; he is our regular customer, why would we bother our regular customers by sending a notice? His account currently holds Rs 3 lakh approximately."
May 31, 2019
Rahul Gandhi urges Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to provide financial help to kin of farmer who committed suicideCongress chief and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi urged Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to provide assistance to the family of a farmer, who committed suicide allegedly due to non-repayment of loans, and also conduct an inquiry into the matter
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.