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Coimbatore farmer dies by suicide after alleged torture and abuse by private money-lender
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Coimbatore farmer dies by suicide after alleged torture and abuse by private money-lender

The 30-year-old farmer had said he wasn't able to repay a loan of Rs 45 lakh as his financial he conditions were weak due to the pandemic

NCRB data shows more self-employed and unemployed people took their own lives than farmers in 2018
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NCRB data shows more self-employed and unemployed people took their own lives than farmers in 2018

'Self-employed category accounted for 9.8 percent of total suicide victims (13,149),' said the latest report by the NCRB

MP farmers outraged over fake loan waiver list
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MP farmers outraged over fake loan waiver list

The 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.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi in Telangana today; Sunil Arora picked to be new CEC; NASA 'InSight' lands on Mars; top stories of the day
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi in Telangana today; Sunil Arora picked to be new CEC; NASA 'InSight' lands on Mars; top stories of the day

Sunil 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

Yavatmal again: 60-yr-old farmer sets himself on fire over 'loan burden', remains critical with 80% burns
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Yavatmal again: 60-yr-old farmer sets himself on fire over 'loan burden', remains critical with 80% burns

Two farmers from Yavatmal — Shankar Chayare and Madhavrao Rawate — had killed themselves on 10 April and 14 April, respectively, apparently due to indebtedness.

Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progress
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Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progress

The 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

Congress accuses Narendra Modi government of betraying farmers, giving loan waivers to big industrialists
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Congress accuses Narendra Modi government of betraying farmers, giving loan waivers to big industrialists

Congress 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

As many as 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, state govt tells Assembly
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As many as 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, state govt tells Assembly

As 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

Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issue
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Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issue

The 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

Opposition in Rajya Sabha targets govt over agrarian crisis, farmers' suicide
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Opposition in Rajya Sabha targets govt over agrarian crisis, farmers' suicide

Opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday strongly raised the issue of agrarian crisis in the country.

Madhya Pradesh agricultural crisis: Three more farmers commit suicide, toll reaches 45
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Madhya Pradesh agricultural crisis: Three more farmers commit suicide, toll reaches 45

Three 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

Madhya Pradesh farmers' unrest: Five commit suicide over financial problems since Sunday
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' unrest: Five commit suicide over financial problems since Sunday

Five 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.

Farmers' unrest: Congress demands loan waiver for Uttarakhand peasants
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Farmers' unrest: Congress demands loan waiver for Uttarakhand peasants

Terming as "a shame for Uttarakhand" the alleged suicide by a debt-ridden farmer in Pithoragarh district recently, the opposition Congress on Thursday demanded an immediate loan waiver for the cultivators of the state on the lines of Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh assures farmers of early debt waiver
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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh assures farmers of early debt waiver

CM urged Punjab's debt-ridden farmers not to commit suicide and assured of steps to help the farming community

Opposition leaders meets Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, seeks special session on farm loan issue
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Opposition leaders meets Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, seeks special session on farm loan issue

A delegation of opposition leaders in Maharashtra on Tuesday met Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in Mumbai and urged him to direct the state government to convene a special session of the legislature on the farm loan waiver issue.

Waive loans of all drought-affected farmers, Madras High Court tells Tamil Nadu govt
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Waive loans of all drought-affected farmers, Madras High Court tells Tamil Nadu govt

In this difficult situation, the central government cannot be a silent spectator and should come forward to extend help to the state government to share the burden, the court said.

Decrease not enough, there should be no case at all: SC tells govt on farmers' suicides
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Decrease not enough, there should be no case at all: SC tells govt on farmers' suicides

Government's claim of a "considerable" drop in farmers' suicides in the country did not impress the Supreme Court which on Friday said there should be no such cases at all.

After preliminary report, Centre may probe farmer Gajendra's suicide: Venkaiah Naidu
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After preliminary report, Centre may probe farmer Gajendra's suicide: Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu indicated that the Centre may order a larger probe into farmer Gajendra Singh’s suicide after a getting the report of a preliminary Delhi Police inquiry.

Farmer Gajendra's suicide: Said I'm guilty, can we move on now, says Kejriwal
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Farmer Gajendra's suicide: Said I'm guilty, can we move on now, says Kejriwal

Two days after farmer Gajendra Singh allegedly committed suicide at an AAP rally in Jantar Mantar, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the incident was shocking and he is sorry for continuing with the rally even after Singh's death.

Farmer's suicide: Delhi govt, police at loggerheads over  statutory powers of a District Magistrate
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Farmer's suicide: Delhi govt, police at loggerheads over statutory powers of a District Magistrate

The Delhi government and the city police were on Thursday engaged in a tussle over the issue of statutory powers of a District Magistrate who has been asked to probe the suicide by a farmer in New Delhi.