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Mar 14, 2019
In Kerala, losses due to last year's floods add to woes of farmers reeling under crashing prices and growing debtThe floods in Kerala last year were just the final blow to farmers who were already reeling under crashing prices of various crops.
Aug 29, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 2.5 cr to waive off 200 loans of farmers, debt of 44 martyrs' familiesAmitabh Bachchan said that the issues like farmers' suicides pained him greatly, which propelled him to help them out
Jan 20, 2018
NCP's Supriya Sule introduces bill to provide financial assistance to families of farmers who committed suicideA private member bill introduced by Supriya Sule proposes financial assistance from the government to the widows and families of farmers who committed suicide
Oct 02, 2017
Rajasthan Congress to launch state-level farmer's rally on Tuesday; will seek blanket crop loan waiverThe Rajasthan unit of the Congress is all set to launch a state-level farmers' rally on Tuesday to demand a blanket crop loan waiver.
Aug 29, 2017
Maharashtra's farmers struggle to marry as irregular income, surge in suicides make them unsuitable groomsIt seems like farmers in Maharashtra are not only battling with crop failures and unpaid loans but are also struggling to find a life partner
Jul 19, 2017
In Madhya Pradesh, over 15,000 people associated with farming ended lives in last 13 yearsOver 15,000 "farmers and people associated with farming" have committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh in the last thirteen years ending 2016, the Legislative Assembly was informed on Wednesday.
Jul 16, 2017
Bhupinder Singh Hooda blames Centre's 'anti-farmer' policies for spate of suicidesFormer Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday hit out at the Centre, claiming that tillers are at crossroads and staring at a disaster due to its "anti-farmer" policies
Jul 12, 2017
Farmers' suicides: Supreme Court is right; state and central govts must galvanise efforts to address issueThe Supreme Court indicated recently that paying compensation or ex-gratia payments to the next of kin was not a preventive measure for farmers' suicides.
Jul 06, 2017
Madhya Pradesh farmers' stir: Mandsaur has slipped from national consciousness, but sons of soil aren't giving upIn all the brouhaha over the GST and the impending presidential election, the Mandsaur farmers' strike may have slipped from the national consciousness, but the farmers haven't forgotten.
Jun 22, 2017
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh bashes Opposition for 'twisting' farm loan waiver issueAmarinder Singh lashed out at the opposition for "twisting" the farm debt waiver issue and said the Rs 1,500 crore proposed in the budget was initial money provided to leverage more sum to be given for the debt waiver scheme in instalments