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Coimbatore farmer dies by suicide after alleged torture and abuse by private money-lender
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Coimbatore farmer dies by suicide after alleged torture and abuse by private money-lender

The 30-year-old farmer had said he wasn't able to repay a loan of Rs 45 lakh as his financial he conditions were weak due to the pandemic

Farmers' protest: 75-year-old UP farmer, protesting against new agri laws, dies by suicide at Ghazipur border
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Farmers' protest: 75-year-old UP farmer, protesting against new agri laws, dies by suicide at Ghazipur border

Sardar Kashmir Singh, a native of Bilaspur in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, hanged himself in a mobile toilet using a rope, police said

New farm laws fail to shed flawed British legacy; red-tapism, disguised middlemen will leave poor farmers high and dry
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New farm laws fail to shed flawed British legacy; red-tapism, disguised middlemen will leave poor farmers high and dry

In the present Farm Produces Act, the state governments have not been given any real operational charge in the newly formulated system of trading.

Maharashtra polls: 'Won't vote', says Bhil tribe in Beed; Fadnavis govt could face reckoning over water issue in drought-hit districts
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Maharashtra polls: 'Won't vote', says Bhil tribe in Beed; Fadnavis govt could face reckoning over water issue in drought-hit districts

The 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.

Farmers' issue limited to advertisements, billboards under Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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Farmers' issue limited to advertisements, billboards under Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Priyanka 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

As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times ahead
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As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times ahead

As 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.

Farmer commits suicide in Rajasthan; family members claim he was stressed because of debt
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Farmer commits suicide in Rajasthan; family members claim he was stressed because of debt

Whereas 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."

Rahul Gandhi urges Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to provide financial help to kin of farmer who committed suicide
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Rahul Gandhi urges Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to provide financial help to kin of farmer who committed suicide

Congress 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

“What can a farmer achieve with Rs 6,000 a year?”: Rural UP reacts to Centre's income support scheme
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“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.

60-year-old farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra’s Mukhed village due to crop failure and debt burden, say police
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60-year-old farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra’s Mukhed village due to crop failure and debt burden, say police

A 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra’s Yeola apparently due to crop failure and debt burden

A Rural Manifesto: Far removed from electoral fire and fury, Varun Gandhi pens book on agrarian policies
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A Rural Manifesto: Far removed from electoral fire and fury, Varun Gandhi pens book on agrarian policies

Varun Gandhi's new book A Rural Manifesto explores the idea of a village as a single standalone socio-economic unit.

Chhattisgarh polls: Opposition leader TS Singh Deo bets on farmers' votes for Congress to regain power
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Chhattisgarh polls: Opposition leader TS Singh Deo bets on farmers' votes for Congress to regain power

Even 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.

Stubble burning: Punjab govt's 'harsh policies' caused 600 farmers to commit suicide, claims Harsimrat Kaur Badal
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Stubble burning: Punjab govt's 'harsh policies' caused 600 farmers to commit suicide, claims Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Union 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.

Farmers' suicides in Telangana: Kisan Mitra helpline proves lifeline even as KCR govt continues to disappoint
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Farmers' suicides in Telangana: Kisan Mitra helpline proves lifeline even as KCR govt continues to disappoint

World Suicide Prevention Day has come and gone but the question of how to prevent farmers’ suicides continues to loom large in Telangana

Two farmers in Maharashtra's Buldhana end their lives, police say suicides were due to difficulties in loan repayment
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Two farmers in Maharashtra's Buldhana end their lives, police say suicides were due to difficulties in loan repayment

Two debt-ridden farmers allegedly committed suicide in Buldhana district of Maharashtra

Two farmers commit suicide in Madhya Pradesh amid nation-wide agitation for loan waiver
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Two farmers commit suicide in Madhya Pradesh amid nation-wide agitation for loan waiver

Two debt-ridden farmers allegedly ended their lives in Madhya Pradesh since 1 June, police said on Saturday.

KCR to launch Rythu Bandhu scheme with eye on 2019 but activists remain skeptical, say it favours rich
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KCR to launch Rythu Bandhu scheme with eye on 2019 but activists remain skeptical, say it favours rich

Starting 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.

Shiv Sena mocks Maharashtra govt for installing safety net at Mantralaya, asks Devendra Fadnavis to instead resolve farmer crisis
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Shiv Sena mocks Maharashtra govt for installing safety net at Mantralaya, asks Devendra Fadnavis to instead resolve farmer crisis

The 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.

Maharashtra farmer Dharma Patil's death: Congress says BJP govt 'wants human sacrifice'
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Maharashtra farmer Dharma Patil's death: Congress says BJP govt 'wants human sacrifice'

Congress lashed out at the BJP-led Maharashtra government over the suicide of an 84-year-old farmer seeking better compensation for his acquired land.

Maharashtra farmer Dharma Patil, who attempted suicide at Mantralaya, dies; Oppn blames Fadnavis govt
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Maharashtra farmer Dharma Patil, who attempted suicide at Mantralaya, dies; Oppn blames Fadnavis govt

The farmer, who had consumed poison at Maharashtra secretariat in Mumbai seeking adequate compensation for land, died at the JJ Hospital on Sunday night