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Feb 07, 2019
MP farmers outraged over fake loan waiver listThe farmers can't seem to win either way. On one hand, a loan waiver was launched to alleviate the suffering of 34 lakh farmers, and on the other, innocent farmers now have to suffer without ever having taken loans in the first place.
Nov 27, 2018
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi in Telangana today; Sunil Arora picked to be new CEC; NASA 'InSight' lands on Mars; top stories of the daySunil Arora to succeed OP Rawat as the new CEC, NASA's spacecraft 'InSight' lands successfully on Mars; Cyclone Gaja aftermath leads to farmer suicides in Tamil Nadu; and other top stories of the day
May 07, 2018
Yavatmal again: 60-yr-old farmer sets himself on fire over 'loan burden', remains critical with 80% burnsTwo farmers from Yavatmal — Shankar Chayare and Madhavrao Rawate — had killed themselves on 10 April and 14 April, respectively, apparently due to indebtedness.
Jan 27, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progressThe agriculture sector will not just watch how much money is set aside in Union Budget 2018-19, but also how it is used as BJP tries to woo disaffected farmers before upcoming polls
Jan 12, 2018
Congress accuses Narendra Modi government of betraying farmers, giving loan waivers to big industrialistsCongress on Thursday accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of betraying farmers by not providing them 50 percent plus minimum support price for their produce and giving loan waivers to big industrialists but not to farmers
Dec 15, 2017
As many as 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, state govt tells AssemblyAs many as 26,339 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra from 2001 to October 2017, of which 12,805 took the extreme step due to indebtedness and unproductive land
Nov 10, 2017
Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issueThe demonetisation was announced at a time when the farmers had just harvested or were about to harvest with an expectation of returns that would also allow a better rabi season, compared with 2015-16
Jul 19, 2017
Opposition in Rajya Sabha targets govt over agrarian crisis, farmers' suicideOpposition members in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday strongly raised the issue of agrarian crisis in the country.
Jul 10, 2017
Madhya Pradesh agricultural crisis: Three more farmers commit suicide, toll reaches 45Three farmers committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh in the last two days under pressure from banks and moneylenders, taking the number of farmer deaths to 45
Jun 27, 2017
Madhya Pradesh farmers' unrest: Five commit suicide over financial problems since SundayFive farmers committed suicide in different parts of Madhya Pradesh reportedly due to debt and other problems since Sunday evening, taking the total number of such farmer deaths to 27 in over a fortnight.