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Taal Thok Ke: Is Modi government's action plan for farmers to gain votes in elections 2019?

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Jan 17, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

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Jan 17, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Opposition calls for Telangana shutdown

Opposition parties have called for a shutdown in Telangana on Saturday to force the government to take immediate steps to check farmers' suicides.

Oct 09, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Maharashtra panel moots new crop loans to arrest farmers suicides

The Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavlamban Mission (VNSSM), set up by the Maharashtra government, proposes to provide new crop loans to all farmers in 14 districts in a bid to arrest suicides, its chairman said on Monday.

Aug 24, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Farmers' suicide: Karnataka CM to lead all party delegation to PM

 Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said he will lead an all party delegation to the Prime Minister to seek more relief funds in the wake of farmer suicides, unseasonal rains and drought like situation in certain parts of the state.

Aug 05, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

TRS, BJP slam Rahul Gandhi

As Rahul Gandhi kicked off his padyatra in Telangana, the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti and the BJP slammed alleged attempts to politicise the farmers' issue and turn his visit into a "grand celebration."

May 15, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi in Parliament, asks him to meet farmers

It is your government, it is our government. But it is not the government of farmers, says Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha.

Apr 29, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Farmers should have a long life, says former president Kalam

Amidst increasing number of farmers' suicides in India, including the recent incident in Delhi, former President APJ Abdul Kalam said here on Friday that farmers should have a long and fruitful life.

Apr 24, 2015, 23:56 PM IST

Punjab to work out policy on farmers` suicides

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday approved the constitution of a committee to formulate a comprehensive policy on farmers` suicides in Punjab.

Jun 04, 2014, 12:46 PM IST

Modi`s policies behind farmers` suicides: Pilot

Union Minister for State of Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot blamed Narendra Modi-led BJP government.

Dec 08, 2012, 22:31 PM IST

Govt yet to set up JPC on farmers` suicides

The government is yet to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to look into the issues of farmers` suicides.

Sep 07, 2012, 17:26 PM IST

Thwart farmers` suicides: Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Monday said many agriculturists owed huge sums and the government should find a solution.

Jan 23, 2012, 15:59 PM IST

Farmers` suicides unabated in Chhattisgarh: Cong

The Congress in Chhattisgarh Monday said it would step up campaign against the BJP government for "unabated suicide deaths of thousands of farmers".

Jan 02, 2012, 12:33 PM IST

Farmers` suicides likely to dominate Winter session

Shiv Sena launched a statewide agitation for better prices to the produce and its executive president Uddhav Thackeray had led the agitation in Vidarbha.

Dec 11, 2011, 15:37 PM IST