Farmer Suicide(Search results - 27)
IndiaSep 3, 2020, 3:16 PM IST
Daily wage labourers record highest suicide rate followed by agricultural farmers
The number of suicides committed by daily wage laborers has surpassed the number of suicides among farmers in the agricultural sector. On September 3, the National Crime Records Bureau released the statistics of the year 2019. It is found that Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh topped the list of agricultural farmer suicides. The income of both farmers and laborers in this country is largely uncertain. This uncertainty has pushed them towards suicide.
NEWSAug 13, 2019, 6:35 PM IST
Karnataka floods: Farmer commits suicide after losing crops, house
Upset over the loss of his house and crops in the devastating floods, a farmer committed suicide in Kallol village in Chikkodi taluk, Karnataka
Apr 18, 2017, 6:46 AM IST
Farmers' suicide: Widows living with debts, drought and loss of lives
Most of the indebted farmers commit suicide believing that the debt will cease to exist if they end their lives. However, the lenders haunt the family - mostly the widows seeking their share from the ‘compensations’ they receive from government and other organisations.