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Jul 27, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Yogi Adityanath govt over farmers suicides in Uttar Pradesh, questions efficacy of loan waiver schemeCongress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over issues being faced by farmers and questioned the efficacy of farm and loan waiver schemes.
Jul 10, 2019
Over 1,500 farmers committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh in past 5 years, but ex-gratia paid in only 391 cases: Jagan Mohan ReddyAndhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday said 1,513 farmers had committed suicide in the state from 2014 to 2019, but only 391 families were paid ex-gratia.
Jun 27, 2019
Farm distress: Not just debt, small landholding and poor access to market are also killing farmers: ReportThe NIRDPR cited poor implementation of agricultural marketing reforms and low reach of minimum support price (MSP), which was adding to the farmers' distress.
Jun 24, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Will Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman be able to salvage the agriculture sector?With 50 percent of the population dependent on agricultural incomes—fully or partly—farm distress has the potential to pull down consumption,
Jun 13, 2019
Despite ban, Indian farmers plant HTBT cotton; experts blame nexus between politicians, agro firms behind availability of illegal seedCotton growers incurred hefty losses over the years as Monsanto’s pest-resistant varieties failed to meet its objectives, there is no clarity whether the HT cotton will benefit the farmers in long-run
Jun 10, 2019
Noisy scenes in Kerala Assembly over farmer suicides; Congress-led UDF stages walkout over demand for loan waiverThe Congress-led UDF opposition Monday raised the issue of farmer suicides and urged the CPM-led LDF government to waive agriculture loans.
Apr 16, 2019
In Rajasthan, Congress faces farmers' ire over delay in loan waivers; risks conceding ground to BJP earned in 2018Every five years then, anger and frustration determine Rajasthan’s voting behaviour–the incumbent is voted out, the Opposition is voted in.
Mar 19, 2019
NCRB's silence on farmer suicides: RTI reply reveals why organisation has not released data since 2016The number of farmer suicides is the tip of the iceberg of an agricultural crisis, and by not making “uncomfortable” figures public under various pretexts, the government is doing a disservice to itself and to the public at large
Feb 27, 2019
Thukral and Tagra's new exhibition presents sharp comment on Punjab's farmer distress, NRI cultureJiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra built their exhibition Farmer is a Wrestler after having visited the homes of farmers who had committed suicide
Feb 17, 2019
Manmohan Singh says 'job-loss growth', rural indebtedness, urban chaos have made youth restlessManmohan Singh asserted that the domestic challenges of India's economy were daunting in their complexity and devastating in their impact on the society.