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Oct 30, 2018
Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: Lack of accountability, negligence and abysmal medical facilities behind farmers' deathsPesticide deaths are not new to Yavatmal and according to information recently obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act by this correspondent, the district reported two deaths each year in 2013-14 and 2014-15. In 2015-16, eight people died due to pesticide poisoning.
Aug 16, 2018
Dewayne Johnson wins lawsuit against Monsanto: Case highlights hazardous effects of pesticide RoundupThe truth is finally out. US pesticide maker Monsanto, which had recently been acquired by German giant Bayer, gave Dewayne Lee Johnson cancer.
Mar 06, 2018
Union minister says cotton production nearly doubled since Bt Cotton's introduction in 2002; facts show yields have stagnatedCotton yields have stagnated in the past decade even as the proportion of Bt Cotton in India's total cotton harvest rose seven times, a FactChecker analysis of government data shows.
Oct 18, 2017
Centre for Science and Environment demands ban on toxic pesticides following death of Yavatmal farmersThe death of farmers in Maharashtra allegedly due to pesticide poisoning highlights gross negligence, CSE said and demanded a ban on the use of toxic pesticides
Oct 17, 2017
Pesticide deaths: Monocrotophos, which helps plants look green, is killing farmers in IndiaMonocrotophos, which has been was found to be in common usage in Yawatmal among other substances, is a harmful pesticide which has been linked to farmer deaths
Oct 13, 2017
Yavatmal cotton farmer deaths Part 1: Blame games galore as toxic pesticides continue to claim livesIt is mostly landless labourers who put their lives at risk to earn anywhere between Rs 250 to Rs 500 a day.
Oct 08, 2017
Maharashtra pesticide poisoning: 14 new patients admitted to various hospitals in YavatmalFourteen new patients of pesticide poisoning were admitted in various hospitals of the district on Sunday, said a senior district official
Sep 20, 2016
Bayer launches open offer to buy up to 26% in Monsanto India at Rs 2,481.60 a shareThe offer price is 4 percent higher than the Monsanto India's closing rate of Rs 2,390 per share today on the BSE
Oct 15, 2015
The case for pesticide lockers: Suicide 'relief packages' for farmers may not be the answerIndian farmer suicide rates are not extraordinarily high. Suicide rates among city youth is much higher than among farmers.
Jan 31, 2015
Common pesticide may increase risk of ADHDExposure to a common household pesticide may increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, a new study has found.