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Maharashtra tops farmer-suicides list

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:01

With 3,146 distressed farmers ending their lives last year, Maharashtra has topped the list of farmland suicides in the country, an activist said here Friday.

Farmer commits suicide

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:06

A 40-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself, police said today.

Distraught Maharashtra farmer attempts suicide in collector`s office

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:40

Distraught over not getting compensation for losses suffered in the recent hailstorm in Maharashtra, a farmer consumed poison in the Yavatmal collectorate office, officials said Tuesday.

Farmer suicide at Vidarbha village visited by Rahul in 2009

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 14:17

A debt-ridden farmer at Jalka village in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a lake.

Farmer commits suicide over mounting debts in UP

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 12:12

A debt ridden farmer in Atrohana village in the district has allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his house, police said.

BJP asks government to provide relief to sugarcane growers

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 00:46

In the wake of a sugarcane farmer committing suicide in Uttar Pradesh, BJP asked PM to provide necessary relief to cane growers in UP, Maharashtra and Karnataka and ensure that their dues are paid.

RLD protests demand immediate beginning of sugarcane crushing

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 22:46

Ajit Singh-led Rashtriya Lok Dal on Sunday organised "chakka jam" in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, demanding immediate beginning of sugarcane crushing by mills, remunerative price to farmers.

Farmers` suicide in Bundelkhand: Centre, UP response sought

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 22:00

Allahabad High Court has asked Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" in Bundelkhand.

Farmers` suicide in Bundelkhand: Centre, UP response sought

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 22:00

Allahabad High Court has asked Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" in Bundelkhand.

Farmer`s suicide; BJP stalls proceedings in both Houses

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 15:25

Staging a dharna, BJP members on Thursday created ruckus in the Karnataka Assembly over the suicide of a sugarcane farmer as they demanded Chief Minister Siddaramaiah`s resignation blaming him for the tragedy.

Debt-hit Karnataka farmer commits suicide

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 00:12

A depressed sugarcane farmer Wednesday committed suicide near the state secretariat here while protesting against non-payment of arrears by a sugar mill, police said.

Two farmers commit suicide in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 18:53

At least two farmers committed suicide in Odisha following crop failure, their families said Friday.