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Jun 04, 2018
Suicides due to pesticide poisoning: Activists slam 'delaying tactics' as UK study stresses need to ban toxic chemicalsLate last year, the issue of pesticides took centre stage in the national conversation as at least 40 people had died after accidentally inhaling them.
May 03, 2018
Maharashtra insecticide poisoning deaths: State govt submits proposal to Centre, seeks banning of five toxic substancesThe Maharashtra government has submitted a proposal to the Centre to ban four insecticides. Over 60 farmers had died last year due to insecticide poisoning.
Dec 08, 2017
Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha: Rebel Maharashtra BJP leader miffed over handling of farm loan waiver, pesticide deathsIn a significant blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, Nana Patole, a party rebel and member of Parliament, quit the Lok Sabha as well as the BJP on Friday.
Nov 03, 2017
Yavatmal pesticide poisonining: FIR filed against five companies, Fadnavis seeks CBI probe into farmers' deathsMaharashtra government has sent a request to the union government seeking an investigation by the CBI into deaths due to pesticide poisoning in Yavatmal.
Oct 30, 2017
Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: Centre's review panel head Anupam Verma puts onus of safety on farmersFirstpost spoke to Anupam Verma about the recent pesticides poisoning deaths and his opinions on the unfolding tragedy in Yavatmal.
Oct 20, 2017
Yavatmal farmer deaths: Maharashtra govt's move to ban five pesticides for 60 days not enough, say expertsThe idea of a mere 60-day ban over the five controversial pesticides in Maharashtra could come under scrutiny.
Oct 15, 2017
Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: 11 new patients admitted to GMC hospital; Congress to take out protest rallyEleven new patients, allegedly affected by pesticide poisoning, have been admitted to the GMC hospital, a senior official said.
Oct 13, 2017
Yavatmal farmer deaths: Police register case against pesticide retailer for unauthorised saleWith several deaths due to pesticide poisoning reported in the district, Yavatmal police in Maharashtra on Friday registered a case against yet another retailer for selling pesticides without a license
Oct 11, 2017
Devendra Fadnavis orders SIT probe into farmer deaths due to pesticides poisoning in Vidarbha; agro firm bookedIn the wake of several cases of farmers' deaths in Vidarbha region due to pesticide poisoning, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe.