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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”.

Punjab: Loan-burdened farmer ‘shoots self’ in Moga

March 10, 2019 12:06 pm

Gurmail’s wife Sukhdev Kaur said that they had a debt of Rs 35 lakh taken from different banks and had also borrowed some money from relatives due to which her husband used to be distressed.

High debt isn't driving Indian farmers to suicide

December 24, 2018 9:26 am

The numbers tell a different story. And, given the detrimental impact on credit discipline, not to mention the hole such waivers are going to blow in state budgets, politicians would be wise to rethink their plans.

Gujarat: Farmer ‘kills self’, family cites crop loss

November 17, 2018 12:25 am

Dinesh, Heera’s elder brother, told police that Heera’s crop had failed due to deficient monsoon and he was going through a difficult phase financially. 

Gujarat: Farmer attempts suicide at CM Vijay Rupani's programme in Gir Somnath

November 11, 2018 6:21 pm

"Someone has illegally captured a panchayat plot outside the agricultural land belonging to the farmer, making it hard for him to enter his own land. Orders had already been issued by the collector to remove the encroachment but local authorities have not acted upon it," the SP said.

Farmer couple commits suicide after killing minor daughter

October 24, 2018 4:16 am

“The incident had taken place over 30 hours before it came to light. The bodies had started decomposing by the time they were found,” Police said.


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

July 21, 2018 7:47 am

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.