Farmer Suicide
India  /  Published 11.11.18

Farmer suicide bid at CM rally

A farmer swallowed pesticide at a public meeting held by Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani in a village on Sunday, police said.Mashribhai Dodiya was rushed to hospital, where doctors have declared h...
By PTI in Mumbai/Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Rahul Gandhi raises farmer death in Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday spoke for the first time in the new Lok Sabha, flagging the “terrible plight” of farmers in his constituency Wayanad and accusing the Narendra Modi government of favouring...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.19

Why a pro-Sangh farmer in Wayanad won’t vote for Modi

Dhanil Divakaran is yet to decide between Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the CPI’s P.P. Suneer, candidates from his constituency, Wayanad.But this young farmer with an MBA degree and a Sangh pa...
By K.A. Shaji in Pulpally (Wayanad)

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Job-loss growth making youths restless: Manmohan

“Jobless growth” has slipped into “job-loss growth”, which, together with rural indebtedness and urban chaos, has made the growing number of aspirational youths restless, former Prime Minister...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.12.18

Farmer sends onion sting to PM

An onion farmer from Maharashtra has sent his earnings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in protest after he was forced to sell his produce for a little over Re 1 a kg. Another has sent a money order of...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.11.18

Why the farmers want to march again

By Rishi Majumder in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.18

What the numbers say about farmers' lives

There are occasions when one suddenly becomes aware not just of the inadequacy of economic concepts for understanding reality but even of their obfuscating role. One such occasion was the recent kisan...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 06.12.18

Cricket grounds: Size does matter

Sir — In cricket, the size of the field varies from ground to ground. This anomaly needs to be corrected as it has a bearing on statistics. For instance, fours and sixes can be easily scored in plac...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Farmer suicide tied to harvest

A middle-aged farmer committed suicide in his own agriculture field in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region on Saturday.Villagers said that Rajkaran Shukla, 52, hanged himself from a tree on his four-...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Farmer suicide over daughter's coaching fees

A farmer in Bundelkhand killed himself on Friday after failing to arrange for his daughter’s coaching fees for next year’s medical entrance exam, his family said.Mahesh Shukla, 46, of village Maho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow


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