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Rajnath Singh Assures Farmers About MSP, Condemns Opposition's Misconduct

Rajnath Singh Assures Farmers About MSP, Condemns Opposition's Misconduct

'I want to assure farmers that minimum support price and APMC will continue; these will never be removed at any cost' : Rajnath Singh. He also condemned opposition's behaviour as 'shameful' and unprecedented in Parliament's history.

21 September 2020
Punjab CM To Drag  BJP, Allies To Court Over  'Anti-Farmer' Laws

Punjab CM To Drag BJP, Allies To Court Over 'Anti-Farmer' Laws

'We will move the court and fight the draconian legislations as soon as they get the presidential nod and become the law of the land, says Punjab chief...

20 September 2020

Farm Bills: Distraught Farmers Protests In Punjab, Haryana

Farmers at several places in Punjab on Sunday burnt copies of farm bills and effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that the bills related to the...

Rajya Sabha Clears Two Farm Bills Amid Opposition's Uproar

Rajya Sabha Clears Two Farm Bills Amid Opposition's Uproar

"Farm bills passed by Parliament will give farmers freedom in selling their produce, rid them of middlemen," says BJP president JP Nadda.

20 September 2020

Yogi Adityanath Govt Remembers Farmers Only In Advertisements, Says Priyanka Gandhi

The Congress leader has been attacking the Adityanath government for not working for the betterment of the state's farmers.

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25 September 2019
Farmers Cheated In The Name Of Loan Waiver, Insulted In UP: Priyanka Gandhi

Farmers Cheated In The Name Of Loan Waiver, Insulted In UP: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi's criticism came over a media report that a farmer's son committed suicide in Saharanpur over alleged harassment by...


27 July 2019
Priyanka Gandhi Slams UP Government Over Farmer Suicides

Priyanka Gandhi Slams UP Government Over Farmer Suicides

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi cited a media report which said that five farmers have committed suicide in as many days in Bundelkhand's Banda.


11 July 2019
Farmers In Terrible Situation, Says Rahul; People Who Ruled For Decades Responsibile, Says Rajnath

Farmers In Terrible Situation, Says Rahul; People Who Ruled For Decades Responsibile, Says Rajnath

Speaking during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi highlighted the problems being faced by farmers in Kerala, particularly in his constituency Wayanad.


25 June 2019
Rath Yatra Should Pass Through Homes Of Farmers Who Ended Lives: Shiv Sena's Dig At Devendra Fadnavis

Rath Yatra Should Pass Through Homes Of Farmers Who Ended Lives: Shiv Sena's Dig At Devendra Fadnavis

Reiterating its demand for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Sena said it has been 25 years since BJP veteran L K Advani took out a 'rath yatra'...


15 June 2019
Congress CMs Meet Former PM Manmohan Singh To Discuss Issues To Be Raised At Niti Aayog Meet

Congress CMs Meet Former PM Manmohan Singh To Discuss Issues To Be Raised At Niti Aayog Meet

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and Puducherry's V Narayansamy held...


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01 June 2019
Wayanad Farmer Suicide: Kerala CM Responds To Rahul Gandhi’s Letter, Says Relief Issue Should Be Raised In Parliament

Wayanad Farmer Suicide: Kerala CM Responds To Rahul Gandhi’s Letter, Says Relief Issue Should Be Raised In Parliament

Kerala Chief Minister Pinayari Vijayan in his reply to Rahul Gandhi’s letter said that the Union government needs to take a stand regarding the agricultural...


31 May 2019
Help Kin Of Farmer Who Committed Suicide: Rahul Gandhi Urges Kerala CM

Help Kin Of Farmer Who Committed Suicide: Rahul Gandhi Urges Kerala CM

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said it was important to consider ‘long-term measures’ to free farmers from the ‘vicious debt trap’, given the devastating...


23 April 2019
‘PM Modi Silent On Farmers’ Suicides And Unemployment’, Says Sharad Pawar

‘PM Modi Silent On Farmers’ Suicides And Unemployment’, Says Sharad Pawar

Addressing a rally at Bhayander in Thane district of Maharashtra on Monday night, Former Union Minister, Sharad Pawar alleged that unemployment has gone up...


30 March 2019
Maharashtra Farmer Kills Self, Blames BJP-Shiv Sena Govt In Suicide Note

Maharashtra Farmer Kills Self, Blames BJP-Shiv Sena Govt In Suicide Note

A suicide note found on the body said the present government should be condemned, and the earlier Congress government was better as it took everyone along.


19 March 2019
Meet Activist Amar Habib Who Holds Fast In Memory Of First Farmer Family Suicide

Meet Activist Amar Habib Who Holds Fast In Memory Of First Farmer Family Suicide

Farmers' rights activist Amar Habib talks to Outlook on why he holds a fast every year in remembrance of the first suicide by a farmer’s family in 1986,...


09 January 2019
Rahul Gandhi To Address Farmers' Rally In Rajasthan Today

Rahul Gandhi To Address Farmers' Rally In Rajasthan Today

The Congress-led government in Rajasthan had on December 19, 2018 announced a waiver for short term farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh and constituted a committee to...


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03 November 2018
Odisha Govt Neglected Farm Sector, Forced Farmers To Commit Suicide: BJP

Odisha Govt Neglected Farm Sector, Forced Farmers To Commit Suicide: BJP

Showing a list of farmers who allegedly committed suicide, BJP leader Basant Panda urged the state government to grant compensation to the kin of the deceased...


19 October 2018
Loan Amounting Over 5.5 Crore Of 850 UP Farmers Will Be Taken Care Of: Amitabh Bachchan

Loan Amounting Over 5.5 Crore Of 850 UP Farmers Will Be Taken Care Of: Amitabh Bachchan

Big B has posted on his blog that over 850 farmers from Uttar Pradesh have been identified and their loans will be managed.


06 August 2018
Farmer Neck Deep In  Debt Commits Suicide In Odisha

Farmer Neck Deep In Debt Commits Suicide In Odisha

A farmer from Odhisha's Kalahandi who was neck deep in debt committed suicide by consuming poison.


31 July 2018
Why There Is A Rise In Farm Labour Suicides

Why There Is A Rise In Farm Labour Suicides

The collection of separate figures for suicides of farmers and farm labour has started in 2014, the year in which there were 5650 farmers committed suicides as...


31 July 2018
Unable To Pay Loan, Maharashtra Farmer Drinks Poison, Sets Self On Fire

Unable To Pay Loan, Maharashtra Farmer Drinks Poison, Sets Self On Fire

The farmer went to his farm and subsequently consumed poison and set himself ablaze after building his own pyre with woods and animal fodder



02 May 2018
Narendra Modi Reaches Out To Karnataka Farmers Via NaMo App, Promises To Double Their Income By 2022

Narendra Modi Reaches Out To Karnataka Farmers Via NaMo App, Promises To Double Their Income By 2022

'We should convince farmers on the need for govt sensitive to their issue', said PM Modi


13 April 2018
'Left With No Option But Suicide,' Low Returns, Pressure From Lenders Force MP Farmer To Throw 100 Crates Of Tomatoes

'Left With No Option But Suicide,' Low Returns, Pressure From Lenders Force MP Farmer To Throw 100 Crates Of Tomatoes

Pappu is not the only farmer to be facing this problem in the state that boasts of farmer-friendly schemes.


11 April 2018
Debt-Ridden Maharashtra Farmer Consumes Poison, Names PM Modi In Suicide Note

Debt-Ridden Maharashtra Farmer Consumes Poison, Names PM Modi In Suicide Note

"Chayare had taken a loan of Rs 90,000 from a local credit cooperative society and borrowed Rs 3 lakh from a private money lender."


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