Farmer shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli

A 48-year-old farmer was allegedly shot dead by unknown miscreants in Shamli district on Monday, police said.

25 farmers committed suicide in Karnataka since June: CM Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that twenty-five farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last month.

Leopard attacks farmer

A leopard attacked a farmer knocking him off his motorcycle but recoiled in pain and took to its heels after coming in contact with the hot silencer exhaust pipe, forest officials said on Tuesday.

Deve Gowda, Yeddyurappa meet family of K'taka farmer who committed suicide

Janata Dal (Secular) supremo HD Deve Gowda and former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on Friday met the family members of the farmer who committed suicide in the state`s Mandya district.

Two clerks booked for Maharashtra farmer's suicide

 The Maharashtra government has held two clerks 'responsible' for the suicide of a farmer in Yavatmal and booked them for culpable homicide, activists said here on Tuesday.

South African arrested in cheating case

A South African has been arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly duping an Andhra Pradesh farmer of Rs 6 lakh.

Rahul Gandhi on C'garh visit from tomorrow, to take up farmers' issues

 Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will embark on a two?day visit of Chhattisgarh from Monday during which he will meet villagers affected by coal mining, power projects and wild elephants menace.

Debt-ridden farmer who met Rahul Gandhi in Punjab commits suicide
Debt-ridden farmer who met Rahul Gandhi in Punjab commits suicide

A farmer who had met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Sirhind during his visit to Punjab last month has committed suicide.

UP farmer hangs self over delay in relief for crop loss

A 25-year-old farmer died in Faridpur Khas village in Baniyather area after he allegedly committed suicide over a delay in getting monetary relief for his damaged crops, a district official said on Tuesday.

Farmer shot at over monetary dispute in UP

A 50-year-old farmer was shot at allegedly by two youths over a monetary dispute when he had gone to his fields at Kutesra village here, police said on Tuesday.

BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi for his criticism of NDA govt

A day after Rahul Gandhi attacked the "pro-corporate" policies of the NDA government, BJP on Thursday hit back at the Congress vice president, saying it was the Manmohan Singh government "led by Sonia Gandhi" that favoured corporates and paved way for big scams, including 2G and coal.

Rahul Gandhi showing his 'frustration and ignorance': RSS

After Rahul Gandhi's attack, RSS shot back saying the Congress leader's utterances exposes his "frustration" and "ignorance" about it.

'Manmohan's lesson to Modi' jibe: Rahul Gandhi is still learning politics, says BJP
'Manmohan's lesson to Modi' jibe: Rahul Gandhi is still learning politics, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is still learning politics, adding that his recent diatribes against the government are an attempt to ensure that he remains relevant.

PM Modi among top leaders of the world: Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said India's prestige in the international arena has risen "dramatically" in the last one year, catapulting Prime Minister Narendra Modi among the top leaders of the world.

Rahul Gandhi takes another dig at NDA govt, says Manmohan gave lessons on economy to PM Modi
Rahul Gandhi takes another dig at NDA govt, says Manmohan gave lessons on economy to PM Modi

Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday came down heavily on the NDA government and said that the Prime Minister had no time for the plight of poor farmers in the country.

Farmers plough CPWD's acquired land in Ghaziabad; stopped

Several agitated farmers, demanding higher compensation for their land acquired by CPWD in 1961, today tried to plough it, following which they were stopped by police, a senior official said.

Haryana farmer commits suicide over meagre compensation

A 48-year-old farmer, upset over a meagre compensation for crop-loss, allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance here at Amravati village, police said on Wednesday.

Farmer commits suicide in Bihar

Worried over financial crisis, a farmer has committed suicide by consuming poison at a village near here, police said on Wednesday.

Farmer attempts suicide in front of minister in Patna

A farmer Thursday allegedly attempted suicide in front of Union minister of state Ram Kripal Yadav demanding compensation for his land acquired by the state government.

Waive off farmers' loans, compensate Rs 25k per hectare: RLD

Accusing the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government of not "extending relief" to the farmers hit by recent unprecedented rains and hailstorms, RLD chief Ajit Singh on Wednesday demanded their "loans be waived off" and they should be compensated at the rate of Rs 25,000 per hectare.