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When Punjab Farmers Named A Rice Variety 'Dev Gowda'!

When Punjab Farmers Named A Rice Variety 'Dev Gowda'!

13 January 2022

Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and reached the very top as India's 11th prime minister, in 1996.

Independence Didn’t Free India Farmers From Cycle Of Debt And Deaths

Independence Didn’t Free India Farmers From Cycle Of Debt And Deaths

11 January 2022

For the majority of farmers, growing the ­country’s food brings no ­assurance of well-being. Seven decades after ­independence, swings between glut and...


UNITED SIKHS Files Habeas Corpus Writ For State To Produce Two Missing Persons

Human rights organisation wants to ensure that the loved ones of several farm families get clarity and closure on the whereabouts of their ward; four such...

Agrochemicals Bounce Back Despite Covid-19 Fears

Agrochemicals Bounce Back Despite Covid-19 Fears

19 January 2022

Between April and December 2020, production zoomed by almost 12%, compared to a negative 12.8% during the same period in the previous years: CARE Ratings


Farmer Dies By Suicide At Tikri Border, Seeks Repeal Of New Agri Laws In Suicide Note

The deceased has been identified as one Rajbir from Haryana. He died by hanging self from a tree, police said

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19 January 2022
Aligarh: Farmer Hangs Himself After Authorities Hand Over Rs 1,50,000 Power Bill

Aligarh: Farmer Hangs Himself After Authorities Hand Over Rs 1,50,000 Power Bill

According to his family members, Ramji Lal was slapped by the Electricity Department officials and was served an inflated power bill.


19 January 2022
Another Protesting Farmer Dies After Consuming Poison At Delhi's Tikri Border, Leaves Suicide Note

Another Protesting Farmer Dies After Consuming Poison At Delhi's Tikri Border, Leaves Suicide Note

A Sikh preacher, Sant Ram Singh, had also allegedly ended his life near the Singhu border protest site claiming that he was 'unable to bear the pain of the...


19 January 2022
Protesting Farmer Dies By Suicide At Singhu Border After Consuming Poison

Protesting Farmer Dies By Suicide At Singhu Border After Consuming Poison

Amarinder Singh's suicide makes it the 4th case of suicide at the protest site so far.


21 January 2022
New Farm Laws Will Not Benefit Marginal Farmers: Kuruganti

New Farm Laws Will Not Benefit Marginal Farmers: Kuruganti

Kavitha Kuruganti, an activist working on improving farm livelihoods, explains why the new farm laws are anti-farmer.


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