Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:17
Government is moving to water down certain provisions of the Land Acquisition Act to make it investor-friendly and has initiated consultations with political parties to evolve a consensus on the changes to be made in the farmer-friendly Law.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:08
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 21:12
Slamming the ruling combine of Congress-NCP over farmers` suicide in Vidarbha region, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said he would take up their issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 14:51
A 50-year-old farmer was shot dead by his brother and nephew over a long standing land dispute in Panchali Khurd village here, police said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 10:36
A farmer was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Nagla village of the district, police said today.
Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 19:19
Punjab government has launched a special scheme to release direct subsidy to farmers, allowing them to purchase agricultural and horticultural implements from any empanelled firm of their choice.
Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 22:04
A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 23:36
Loksatta Party criticised Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his promise to waive farmers` bank loans of up to Rs two lakh.
Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:06
A 40-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself, police said today.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 16:58
A 42-year-old farmer in Daregaon village in North Maharashtra`s Satana taluka of Nashik district committed a suicide by consuming poison yesterday, sources said.
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