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Bengal: Farmer, four of his family found dead

November 09, 2020 10:42 am

Sources in the police said Anup Barman was found hanging while the others — his wife, two daughters and mother — had head injuries. Prima facie, it seems Barman killed the others and then died by suicide.

Punjab: Farmer dies by suicide, in video blames two commission agents for extreme step

September 27, 2020 3:17 am

In his purported video, Ranjit Singh said, “I had taken loan from both commission agents. I had returned the money. But both were not returning the cheques given to them at the time of taking loan and were harassing me. This is why I am committing suicide.”

UP: Sugar mill paid Rs 31,000 to farmer who hanged himself, says official

June 07, 2020 5:49 am

The 22-hour protest was called off on Friday evening after Union minister and local MP Sanjeev Balyan visited Sisauli and announced Rs 10 lakh compensation to Om Pal’s family.

Farmer’s suicide ‘over sugarcane dues’ triggers protest in Muzaffarnagar

June 06, 2020 5:38 am

The suicide, meanwhile, triggered a protest by farmers who demanded that a case be registered against sugar mill officials for their failure to procure sugarcane from farmers.

Amid lockdown, 50% fewer farm suicides in Punjab 

May 11, 2020 12:53 pm

Punjab government on March 23 had imposed curfew in state, two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the nationwide lockdown that came into effect on March 25. 

Karnataka: Flood-affected farmer commits suicide

October 04, 2019 3:35 am

The issue of flood relief has taken a major political turn with the Opposition attacking the government for failing to secure a relief package from the Centre.

Farmer commits suicide in Punjab, fifth in family to take extreme step

September 13, 2019 10:29 am

Villagers said that earlier his great-grandfather Joginder Singh, grandfather Nahar Singh, his father Kulwant Singh, and uncle Jagtar Singh too had committed suicide over the loan of Rs 8 lakh.

Crop failed due to lack of rain, Jharkhand farmer hangs self

August 01, 2019 4:47 am

Family members said Shiva Khariya had sown paddy but it failed due to lack of rain, which deteriorated his “mental condition”.

PM Modi keeping mum on farmer suicides, lack of jobs: Sharad Pawar

April 23, 2019 3:37 pm

Addressing a rally at Bhayander in Thane district of Maharashtra Monday night, Pawar said unemployment has gone up manifold since the NDA government came to power in 2014.

Maharashtra farmer names Shiv Sena’s Osmanabad candidate in suicide note

April 13, 2019 3:42 am

Dhavale (59) committed suicide by hanging himself on Friday morning. Of the two separate notes reportedly found on Dhavale, one was addressed to the inspector of Dokhi police station and the other was addressed to “voters”.


Top Frames: Suicide, strife and spirituality

April 25, 2015 8:00 am

A farmer attempts suicide during Aam Aadmi Party rally in front of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at Jantar Mantar.

BJP stages protest against CM Arvind Kejriwal after farmer’s suicide in Delhi

April 23, 2015 2:06 pm

BJP workers protested at Delhi Police Headquarters demanding action against AAP Kisan rally organisers.

Farmer hangs himself during CM's rally at Jantar Mantar

April 23, 2015 12:30 pm

A farmer who hanged himself at an AAP rally on Wednesday to protest against the government’s land bill is dead, doctors said.


HIGHLIGHTS: When Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, talked about Jay Shah, Rafale deal and more

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

In his long speech on the floor of the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, attacked the government on the issues of farmers, women's safety, lack of jobs and accused the BJP of playing divisive politics. And it all ended with a hug and a wink.