Suicide is a matter of psychology, and not of economics — no matter how tempting that may be to exaggerate an issue
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Poet Ajeesh Venogoplan explores love, life and death in his wonderful book of poems.
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The data also pointed out that Maharashtra recorded 11,377 farmer suicides in the first decade of the 21st century — 2001 to 2010.
03 Feb 2020 4:37 AM
With loan amounts of many farmers more than what his government was currently waiving off, their plight continued to be acute, said Capt. Singh.
25 Jan 2019 12:05 AM
The total NPA”s in the country is estimated to be over Rs 10 lakh crores...of which the farm sector is approximately only Rs 68,000 crores.
23 Dec 2018 5:05 AM
In both incidents they were facing loan repayment-related problems.
30 Jul 2018 7:06 PM
State Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil gave this information in Legislative Council in reply to question by Oppn Leader Dhananjay Munde.
14 Jul 2018 7:33 PM
In a scathing attack in its mouthpiece, the Sena said that country was 'tired' of the never-ending announcements of the Modi government.
22 Jun 2018 5:40 PM
Kota Neelima traces the lives of 18 women whose struggles have been invisible to the state, community and even their families.
06 May 2018 6:05 AM
In Karntaka over 3500 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka over the last four years.
28 Mar 2018 1:12 AM
People are rendered redundant, disposable, useless in the very logic of the fossilised paradigm.
22 Mar 2018 1:04 AM
2,414 farmer suicides recorded this year till October 31.
23 Nov 2017 2:40 AM
The data also raises questions, as a number of suicides were more due to family problems and alcoholism than debt.
16 Oct 2017 12:59 AM
Maha tells cops to complete investigations as it will help in providing speedy compensation.
18 Sep 2017 1:27 AM
Chhattisgarh revenue minister further said family disputes, excess liquor consumption, ailments were reasons behind farmer suicides.
02 Aug 2017 8:33 AM
The study suggests India will see more such tragedies as climate change brings hotter temperatures that damage crops and exacerbate drought.
01 Aug 2017 12:12 PM
The Maharashtra govt had earlier expanded the ambit of its loan waiver scheme to include even those farmers who had taken loans after 2008.
28 Jul 2017 10:40 AM
Several members gave notices under rule 267 that allows adjournment of the proceedings to take up a discussion on an issue.
19 Jul 2017 1:41 PM
The rally, called the Kisan Mukti Yatra, was started on Thursday to protest the killings of 6 farmers in MP's Mandsaur on June 6.
06 Jul 2017 5:00 PM
Attorney General K K Venugopal also said that for showing effective results, the government should be given adequate time.
06 Jul 2017 2:44 PM