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Yearender 2017: Political heat, strained Centre-state relations marked 2017 in Odisha

Yearender 2017: Political heat, strained Centre-state relations marked 2017 in Odisha

Political heat, strained Centre-state relations, farmer suicides and the Mahanadi river water row marked the year 2017 in Odisha.

Dec 29, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
 Back from foreign vacation, Rahul Gandhi to head farmers' rallies in BJP-ruled states

Back from foreign vacation, Rahul Gandhi to head farmers' rallies in BJP-ruled states

Back from an 18-day foreign vacation Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is expected to kickstart programme on farmer's distress and mob lynching in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bound states including Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. 

Jul 04, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

Another farmer commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur

Earlier on Friday, one more farmer named Deena Mahriya committed suicide by hanging himself in his house due to financial crisis.

Jul 02, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

Kerala: Farmer commits suicide outside Village Administrative Office

A farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging outside a Village Administrative Office in the district.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Farmer ends life, says don't cremate me till CM meets demands

Dhanaji Jadhav, 45, had a debt of around Rs 60,000 and had also taken loans from some private lenders, police said.​

Jun 08, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Shiv Sena backs Ravindra Gaikwad, says blaming politicians is now a fashion

Shiv Sena backs Ravindra Gaikwad, says blaming politicians is now a fashion

Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the media's extensive coverage of the Gaikwad-Air India row made even infiltrations from Pakistan "look bleak" and noted that it has now become a fashion to hold politicians responsible for everything.

Apr 11, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Our key mandate in India is to reduce rural poverty: Rasha Omar, IFAD

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May 28, 2016, 12:22 PM IST

DNA : The rising cases of farmer suicide in Marathwada- Part II

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Apr 02, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

DNA: The rising cases of farmer suicide in Marathwada

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Apr 02, 2016, 00:39 AM IST
Debt-ridden farmer consumes poison, commits suicide in Maharashtra

Debt-ridden farmer consumes poison, commits suicide in Maharashtra

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at his residence in Khirdi village of Maharashtra's Nashik district, police said on Monday.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:35 PM IST
This farmer is no Vijay Mallya – he committed suicide after loan recovery agents seized his tractor

This farmer is no Vijay Mallya – he committed suicide after loan recovery agents seized his tractor

The farmer named Alagar committed suicide after loan recovery agents seized his tractor.

Mar 14, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

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Feb 11, 2016, 10:19 AM IST

Congress comes out with white paper on Odisha drought situation

The white paper also asked the BJD government to convene an all-party meeting for tackling farmers issues.

Nov 21, 2015, 04:32 AM IST
Shocking! Unable to feed her kids, drought-hit mother of five commits suicide in Maharashtra

Shocking! Unable to feed her kids, drought-hit mother of five commits suicide in Maharashtra

In yet another incident showing the plight of drought-hit farmers and their families in Maharashtra, a 40-year-old woman in the Marathwada region was forced to commit suicide as she was unable to feed her five children.

Sep 07, 2015, 10:00 AM IST

Farmer's suicide: Senior forest officer suspended in Raipur, two shunted

 A forest range officer was suspended and two other officials were transferred after a 35-year-old farmer committed suicide allegedly due to delay in getting compensation for his crop which was destroyed by elephants last year in Chhattisgarh's Korba district.

Aug 02, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

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Jul 27, 2015, 08:43 AM IST

Farmer suicide: Jaitley defends Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, cites UPA replies

 As a controversy brewed over a list of reasons given by his colleague Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for suicide by farmers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday dug out written replies in Parliament during the previous UPA regime, listing out 'love affair' as one of the several reasons for suicides.

Jul 25, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

'Agriculture ministry sensitive to farmer suicide issue'

In a damage control move, the Agriculture Ministry on Friday said it was not the intention of its minister Radha Mohan Singh to attribute the causes of farmers suicides to issues like love affairs.

Jul 24, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

Farmers will give strong response to pro-rich BJP: Congress

Congress leader Meem Afzal on Friday criticized Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for his remark that the suicide of farmer was partly due to `failed love affairs` and said that the farming community would soon give a befitting reply to the ruling dispensation at the Centre.

Jul 24, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

PM Modi is interested only in his 'industrialist friends': Rahul Gandhi

Describing the ruling dispensation `an anti-farmer government`, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is interested only in his `industrialist friends`.

Jul 24, 2015, 17:36 PM IST