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Farmer sets himself on fire over 'police inaction'; five cops suspended

May 19, 2022 8:09 pm

Police said that Kishanpal, a resident of Dauri Rasoolpur village, was upset with police not registering an FIR against his relatives, who had allegedly set his crop on fire last month.

Depressed over low wheat yield, farmer dies by suicide; 14th such death in Punjab in April

April 24, 2022 10:29 am

A suicide note was recovered from farmer Manjit Singh in which he stated that he was taking the extreme step due to low yield of wheat this season.

Families of 18 farm suicide victims yet to receive government assistance in Andhra Pradesh, say NGOs

March 26, 2022 8:08 pm

The HRF found that all 18 tenant farmers ended their lives owing to appalling state of institutional credit leading to excessive reliance on private money lenders resulting in high indebtedness

Madhya Pradesh: As fertiliser crisis continues, 43-year-old farmer dies by suicide

October 30, 2021 12:47 pm

Ahead of the sowing season of Rabi crops like mustard and wheat, farmers of several districts of MP are struggling with shortage of fertiliser at the distribution centres of co-operative societies.

Sangli farmer attempts suicide, blames police for inaction in daughter’s kidnap case

August 31, 2021 10:29 am

Officials said they found a note in the farmer’s house where he has blamed three police officials for mentally harassing him by refusing to act on his minor daughter's kidnapping case.

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. 


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.