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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Farmer debt


Better money for farm labourers who shift to non-farm sector, but a higher debt too: study

July 15, 2020 2:42 pm

One hundred households from rural Ludhiana were surveyed under the study - ‘Punjab’s Agricultural Laborers in Transition-A Longitudinal Study of Three Decades’ - conducted by Dr Sukhpal Singh, professor and senior economist, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) Ludhiana and Shruti Bhogal, researcher, Centers for International Projects Trust (CITP), New Delhi.

Will do everything possible to lift farmers from poverty: CM Thackeray

January 17, 2020 2:59 am

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, MP Supriya Sule, state Agriculture Minister Dada Bhuse and actor Aamir Khan also attended the event.

High land lease rates pushing Malwa farmers into debt trap

July 08, 2017 5:45 am

Malwa, which reports 90% farmer suicides in Punjab, has 25-30% higher lease rent on farm land

Kerala: Farmer commits suicide outside village office, official suspended

June 22, 2017 6:48 pm

Village Assistant Sireesh, who is suspected to have a role in the harassment, has been suspended over the incident. Joy’s brother said that his brother was threatened by the officials and was unable to bear the mental torture.