Jammu and Kashmir
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Punjab Assembly meet on May 3 to discuss wealth tax on farmers
Special session of Punjab Assembly on May 3 will discuss "extremely dangerous and critical situation...
INLD wants special House session to oppose farmer wealth tax
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) party in Haryana demanded that the state government should convene a ...
At 56 deaths a month, Vidarbha screams for intervention
Maharashtra`s Vidarbha region has seen 168 farmer suicides in the first three months of this year.
Rajasthan govt took several pro-farmer steps: Gehlot
The state government has taken several steps in favour of farmers, including no increase in power ta...
Digvijay questions MP govt claims on farmer compensation
Claims by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that hail-frost affected farmers were ...
Congress leaders protesting `anti-farmer` bill detained in Gujarat
Senior Gujarat Cong leaders and party workers were detained here on Monday when they tried to march ...
Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide
A 42-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Fatehpur area of ...
PM forms panel to address agitating farmers demands
To address concers of farmers who have been agitating in the capital for two days, Prime Minister Ma...
CAG punches holes in UPA’s farm debt waiver scheme
The CAG has found number of shortcomings in the implementation of the Rs 52,000 crore farm debt waiv...
Bihar potato farmer sets new world record
Bihar is the third-largest potato producing state, after Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Last year, f...
If needed, Govt to bring another loan waiver for farmers: Pilot
Asserting that Congress always stood for the welfare of farmers, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin P...
Farmer beheaded in Rajasthan
A headless body of a farmer was found in a farm in Nela village near here this afternoon, police sai...
No suicide by farmers, Tamil Nadu tells HC
Tamil Nadu government has submitted before the Madras High Court that there was no suicide by farmer...
Farmer beaten to death in Jaunpur
A 53-year-old farmer was allegedly beaten to death on Tuesday by some persons in Machhlishahr area o...
Farmer shot dead over old enmity in Muzaffarnagar
A farmer was allegedly shot dead by five armed men over an old rivalry at Taprana village here, poli...
Farmer commits suicide in Coimbatore
Faced with financial burden due to crop failure, a 51-year-old farmer has allegedly committed suicid...
Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Moga
A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide after he was pressurised by two commission agents t...
Farmers’ suicide cases down sharply in AP, Maha in 2012
Farmer suicides due to agrarian reasons in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh have come down drastically...
Tribal farmer shot dead by Maoists
A tribal farmer was shot dead by the Maoists who suspected him to be a police informer in Odisha`s M...
MP govt treating protesting farmers badly: Ajay Singh
The Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh on Saturday condemned the treatme...
Farmers protests in Maharashtra turn violent, 1 dead
A farmer was killed when police opened fire to control a crowd of farmland activists in Vasgade vill...
Another Tibetan in western China self-immolates
A rights group says a Tibetan farmer has set himself ablaze in front of a market in remote northwest...
US farmer eaten by his hogs: Authorities
Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs.
Farmer ends life in Nashik
A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Dahivad village of Devla taluka here, police sai...
NHRC seeks report from Maha on farmer suicides
National Human Rights Commission sought a report from Maharashtra government on a report of seven fa...
MP villagers boycott farmer dubbed as `thief`
Residents of Lakheri ostracized a farmer after the panchayat branded him a `thief`, as he is alleged...
TDP, farmers block highways in Andhra Pradesh
TDP and farmer groups from coastal Andhra Pradesh Saturday launched an agitation to demand release o...
Farmer objects to forcible reaping of crop, shot dead
A farmer was shot dead in a village in Bijnore after he objected to forcible reaping of his sugarca...
152 farmer suicides this year: Sharad Pawar
Suicide by farmers due to agrarian reasons have dropped significantly to 152 in the current year, Ag...
8 sentenced to life for burning alive farmer, son
A local court on Friday convicted eight people and sentenced them to life imprisonment for burning a...
Land acquisition bill to be more investor friendly: Ramesh
Government on Monday said current economic circumstances dictate the need for making Land Acquisitio...
Farmer’s arrest: CPI (M) trains guns on Mamata
Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Nilotpal Basu on Sunday took potshots at the ruling Trinam...
Farmer commits suicide in Gujarat
A farmer on Saturday allegedly committed suicide due to crop failure by consuming poisonous substanc...
Four of family commit suicide in MP
A farmer along with his wife and two children committed suicide by lying down on the railway track, ...
Take urgent steps to prevent farmer suicides: BJP
The BJP accused the government machinery of being "insensitive" towards the plight of farmers commit...
UPA not sympathetic to farmers’ problems: Gadkari
BJP on Sunday blamed the Centre for not being able to address issues like wastage of foodgrains and ...
Take urgent steps to prevent farmer suicides: BJP
Alleging suicide by farmers was on the rise in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP on Saturday demanded that the ...
Farmer commits suicide over failure to repay debt
A 45-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide over rising debt in Keshav village, police said.
Farmer commits suicide
Distressed after poor sales of his paddy and resultant inability to repay loans, a farmer in Burdwan...
Farmer killed as violence erupts in MP town
Protests over wheat procurement and shortage of jute bags at Bareli town took a violent turn with a ...
Farmer beaten to death in Begusarai
A farmer was beaten to death by his neighbour at Suja village in Begusarai district of Bihar, a po...
Farmer lynched by mob
A farmer was beaten to death by a group of people at Harishpur in Birbhum district on Sunday, police...
Farmer kills wife, five daughters in Chhattisgarh
A farmer has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife and five daughters in Chhattisgarh`s Balo...
Farmer suicides on the rise in WB: CPI(M)
Alleging that farmer suicides in West Bengal are on the rise, the CPI(M) Thursday demanded that "pr...
Govt comes under attack for rise in suicides
The workers` representatives accused Manmohan Singh of devoting little time to their cause despite...
Jailed farmer leader Tewatia files nomination
On court`s directives, Tewatia came out on parole yesterday but was unable to completed the work p...
Malda villager`s death triggers farmer suicide row
The unnatural death of a villager at Gajole in Malda district triggered another row on Sunday with...
Farmers` suicide in WB unfortunate: Guv
Incidences of farmers` suicide in the state was unfortunate and a way has to be found to prevent t...
Cong demands all-party MLA team over farmers death
Congress on Saturday demanded that an all-party team of MLAs be sent to ascertain the cause of the ...
Farmer shot dead by B’desh forces in Tripura
A farmer was Friday shot dead in Sipahijala district along the Indo-Bangla border by Border Guards ...
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