A 40-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself, police said today.
A debt-ridden farmer at Jalka village in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a lake.
A debt ridden farmer in Atrohana village in the district has allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his house, police said.
Allahabad High Court has asked Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" in Bundelkhand.
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.
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.
At least two farmers committed suicide in Odisha following crop failure, their families said Friday.
Several widows of farmers, who had earlier committed suicide in Maharashtra`s Vidarbha region, observed a "Black Diwali" this time in Yavatmal district.
A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide after he was pressurised by two commission agents to repay the loan taken from them, police said here Tuesday.
Farmer suicides due to agrarian reasons in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh have come down drastically to 129 cases in 2012 as compared to the previous two years, Parliament was informed today.
A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Dahivad village of Devla taluka here, police said on Thursday.
A farmer on Saturday allegedly committed suicide due to crop failure by consuming poisonous substance in Khorala village on the outskirts of the city here, police officials said.
A farmer along with his wife and two children committed suicide by lying down on the railway track, police said Friday.
The unnatural death of a
villager at Gajole in Malda district triggered another row
on Sunday with the CPI(M) claiming that he was a farmer having
commited suicide due to mounting debt.
A farmer attempted to commit suicide at a rally of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan here on Sunday.
Chandran (55), a marginal farmer who subsisted on rice cultivation and cow rearing, consumed poison at Peruvambu area as he had been under debt, police said.
The Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) has taken congnisance of reports of farmer suicides in some districts of the state.
A farmer died after drinking
poison at village Dhirei under Sadar police limits in Orissa`s
Sundargarh district, 110 km from here, the police said on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon