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
'Self-employed category accounted for 9.8 percent of total suicide victims (13,149),' said the latest report by the NCRB
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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.
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
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 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
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 members in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday strongly raised the issue of agrarian crisis in the country.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.