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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.
Jan 31, 2018
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.
Jan 29, 2018
Maharashtra farmer Dharma Patil, who attempted suicide at Mantralaya, dies; Oppn blames Fadnavis govtThe farmer, who had consumed poison at Maharashtra secretariat in Mumbai seeking adequate compensation for land, died at the JJ Hospital on Sunday night
Jan 22, 2018
Budget 2018 may hike agriculture credit target to Rs 11 lakh cr as govt aims to get higher farm outputThe govt has been providing interest subvention to make available short-term farm credit at an affordable rate and help boost farm output
Jan 19, 2018
Maharashtra agrarian crisis: Farmer distress unabated by loan waiver; experts blame low profitabilityMaharashtra continued to record a high number (2,917) of farmer suicides in 2017. About 60 percent of the cases were reported after the announcement of the farm loan waiver.