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Oct 23, 2018
Congress promises to waive all farm loans if voted to power in 2019, holds Centre responsible for unabated farmer suicidesCongress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala claimed the government waived loans of industrialists worth crores but didn't write off loans of farmers
Oct 04, 2018
Kisan Kranti Yatra: Farmers were committing suicide in UP before we came to power, says Yogi AdityanathRefuting allegations that farmers are enduring hardships under the BJP government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday lashed out at political opponents saying "those who had earlier exploited the farmers were now shedding crocodile tears for them."
Aug 05, 2018
Maharashtra farmer consumes poison in attempt to commit suicide after bank in Aurangabad denies crop loan; condition criticalA farmer tried to commit suicide inside the premises of a bank in Aurangabad on Saturday after he was allegedly denied a crop loan, police said.
Jul 25, 2018
Fewer farmers committed suicide in 2016 compared to 2015 on account of drought improvement, say expertsThe number of farmer suicides across India had reduced in 2016 in comparison to 2015, a government report revealed.
Jul 23, 2018
Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI AayogMost researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Jul 22, 2018
Congress accuses BJP of 'betraying' farmers, claims suicide rates went up in Uttar Pradesh after saffron party came to powerCongress spokesperson has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "misleading and betraying farmers". He said that farmer suicides increased by 40 percent after BJP came to power
Jun 22, 2018
Shiv Sena attacks Narendra Modi, says farmer suicides have doubled since 2014, not their incomeShiv Sena hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's farmers' outreach programme and said that only farmers' suicides, and not their income, have doubled.
Jun 17, 2018
Telangana cultivators join hands with 100 consumers to launch India's first community-supported model of agricultureWhen it comes to farmer suicides, Telangana figures in the top three states. The big difference is that farmers here, largely women who call themselves millet sisters, have not lost their spirit for agriculture
Jun 06, 2018
Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Mandsaur, says Narendra Modi and BJP do not care about farmersRahul Gandhi addressed a rally in Mandsaur on Wednesday, where he spoke extensively about farmers' issues and the BJP government's inability to solve them.
May 27, 2018
Maharashtra's drought-prone Yavatmal district sets example as farmers construct 6,000 'farm pools'The construction of over 6,000 'farm pools' by cultivators to meet the irrigation demand in Maharashtra's drought-prone Yavatmal has set an example for other districts.