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Farmers' suicide

Supreme Court seeks govt plan to check farmers’ suicide

The scheme must focus on providing alternate employment opportunities in the event of drought or other natural calamities.

28 Mar 2017 1:48 AM

8,467 farmers ended lives in last three years

The eligibility for compensation is decided after the investigations are completed to find out the reason behind the suicide.

14 Mar 2017 12:49 AM

Govt going in 'wrong direction' to check farmers' suicide: SC

Commenting that the issue was of grave importance, the apex court asked the Centre to apprise its roadmap to address the issue.

03 Mar 2017 7:26 PM