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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.
May 08, 2018
Agriculture in Karnataka: Parties make tall promises but state suffers from farmer suicides due to crop failureDespite all these promises, as many as 3,515 farmers in Karnataka committed suicide between April 2013 and November 2017.
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.
Apr 29, 2018
'Only people who commit suicide know reason': Madhya Pradesh minister brushes off farmers taking their own livesMadhya Pradesh minister Balkrishna Patidar landed in hot water when he tried to downplay the issue of farmer suicides in his state.
Apr 27, 2018
Congress makes tall promises in Karnataka poll manifesto, but questions on rural distress lingerThe Karnataka Congress manifesto released by Rahul Gandhi makes tall promises, but questions on deteriorating urban infrastructure, rural distress linger.
Mar 26, 2018
Farmers' role as investors pushes them into debt trap: Govt can alleviate crisis by shielding them from riskFarmers ought not to wear the hat of investors, given their meagre resources. If the government becomes the investor, it can alleviate the agrarian crisis.
Mar 08, 2018
International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agricultureWhile roles are now changing, women have always played a significant and critical role in agriculture.
Feb 26, 2018
Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicideInstead of buckling under the grief of losing their husbands, the women in Widows of Vidarbha chose to shoulder their burdens and continue working on farms instead | #FirstCulture
Feb 22, 2018
In beleaguered Yavatmal, one farmer's organic practice could provide a way forward for districtAt this farm in Yavatmal, there are a variety of crops to be grown all year round, thus ensuring long-term employment for labourers | #FirstCulture
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.