Farmer arrested in Thane for raping young woman

A village farmer from Ganeshpuri has been arrested on alleged charges of repeatedly raping a 30-year-old married woman here, police said on Wednesday.

Land to be acquired after broad consent of farmers: Khattar

 Haryana government on Wednesday said the land for development will be acquired after obtaining broader consent of state farmers, even as it hailed the changes in the Land Acquisition Act made by the Centre.

Maharashtra Opposition seeks to 'milk' farmer issues

 Maharashtra government on Thursday said middlemen were profiting from the prevailing milk prices and assured to look into the demand to provide subsidy to cooperative milk producers in the state.

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Telangana

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide at a village here, police said Monday.

10 TDP legislators suspended from Telangana Assembly

Ten legislators of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended from Telangana state Legislative Assembly for one day on Friday as they stalled the proceedings to demand debate on the suicides by farmers.

Farmer, wife electrocuted in TN

In a rain-related tragedy, a middle-aged couple were electrocuted while removing clothes drying on a wire tied to a street lamp post at a village near here Wednesday.

Abducted award-winning farmer rescued, kidnappers arrested

An award winning farmer, who was kidnapped few days back, was rescued and his abductors arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) after an encounter in Farrukhabad district on Wednesday.

UP farmers block highways over non-payment of arrears

Farmers in western Uttar Pradesh blocked National Highway-58 and NH-24 at many places demanding immediate payment of their sugarcane dues.

Akhilesh punishes police officers for making farmer drink urine

Taking a strong view of an incident where a farmer was made to drink urine at a police station in Lalitpur district of UP, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday ordered the suspension of two police officers and the transfer of a superintendent.

Maharashtra tops farmer-suicides list

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.

Will take up Vidarbha farmers` issues with PM, says Uddhav

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.

Farmer killed by Brother over land dispute in UP

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.

Farmer shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

A farmer was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Nagla village of the district, police said today.

Farmer commits suicide after rains wipe out his crops

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.

Farmers` agitation in Odisha

Farmers of Koraput district of Odisha are on a warpath alleging irregularities at the paddy procurement centres.

Four farmer suicides reported in Vidarbha

Four farmers allegedly committed suicide in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra on Wednesday, according to NGOs.

Vidarbha farmer gets Rs.80 for Rs.15,000 loss!

A farmer of Wardha district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, who suffered losses of around Rs.15,000 during the last monsoon floods, was aghast to receive a compensation amount of Rs.80.

Farmer`s onion stock set ablaze

Even as the prices of onions are soaring, a 300 quintal of its stock was allegedly set afire by an unidentified person at a village here, police said today.

Farmer electrocutes lion to death near Gir forest

An Asiatic lion was electrocuted to death allegedly by a farmer in Moti Monpuri village in Visavad taluka of Junagadh district within the Gir forest range, Deputy Conservator of Forests, West Division, Gir Forest, K Ramesh said.

Two farmers attempt self-immolation

Two farmers tried to immolate themselves in Dadri area, demanding higher compensation for their land acquired by a private builder.