Dowry system fuelling farmers` suicides in Vidarbh

The dowry system is driving many farmers of Maharshtra`s Vidarbha region to suicide, a fact which was brought into national focus.

Self-employed committed more suicides than farmers

Self-employed people committed suicides, 76 per cent more than farmers` suicides, in 2010, according to official figures.

Farmer suicides a matter of shame: Swaminathan

Eminent agricultural scientist
M S Swaminathan said the farmers` suicides was a
matter of shame and holding mere discussions
was no solution.

Govt proposes JPC to look into farmers` suicides

The government on Monday favoured
setting up of a joint parliamentary panel to go into the issue of farmers` suicide.

Govt indifferent to farmers` suicides, rue BJP MPs

The government is turning a blind eye towards suicides by debt-ridden farmers, BJP members said in the Rajya Sabha.

Digvijay slams Chouhan for claim on farmers` suicides

A senior Congress leader rubbished Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh
Chouhan`s claim that over 9,000 farmers had committed suicide
from 1993 to 2003 when Congress was ruling the state.