Farmer Suicides(Search results - 11)
India3, Sep 2020, 3:16 PM
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.
7, Nov 2016, 1:04 PM
Karnataka farmers lament rising suicides
Farmers in Karnataka, who are facing both drought and floods in different parts of the state, feel the government has no options to give them, even as they lament the rising number of farmer suicides. The suicides, believed to be over 13,000, show no sign of subsiding.
21, Jul 2016, 4:56 AM
Ghosts responsible for farmer suicides: MP government
The home minister of MP has stated ‘demonic possession’ as a reason for deaths of two out of 418 farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Sephore district and not crop failure, in his response to increasing number of farmer suicides in the district
7, Jun 2016, 9:16 AM
Farmer burns self, reignites Telangana resistance
Though Telangana stands only second to Maharashtra in farmers’ suicides, Karunakar’s suicide is different in that this is the first self-immolation committed against Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s government after the creation of Telangana.
3, Jun 2016, 10:36 AM
Police book farmer for failing to commit suicide
Even as thousands of desperate farmers commit suicide in India yearly, those who do not complete the bid face an added harassment - a police case for trying, but failing to die.
26, Apr 2016, 10:45 AM
Farmer’s Suicide: 116 committed suicide in last 3 months
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kundariya said due to agrarian conditions more than 100 farmers have committed suicide this year.
26, Apr 2016, 10:16 AM
Drought hit India sees 116 farmer suicides in last 3 months
As many as 116 farmers have committed suicide due to agrarian reasons so far this year, with maximum cases reported in Maharashtra, followed by Punjab and Telangana, the Parliament was informed today.
20, Apr 2016, 9:56 AM
Horror in AP: 341 farmer suicides in six months
Andhra Pradesh has so far not figured prominently in the list of states with large farmer suicides. Unfortunately this may soon have to be changed.