Tag: Farmer Suicide

Farmer ends life over debt burden in Odisha

Balasore: A mushroom farmer allegedly committed suicide at Nuapur village under Soro Police limits here on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Gayadhar Jena (65). Family members of the deceased alleged that Jena committed suicide due to crop loss and debt burden.”My father went to our mushroom farm as usual this morning. Later, when […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Farmer suicides have fallen in five years: Rajnath

New Delhi: The number of farmer suicides has declined in the last five years, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, blaming successive Congress governments for the present plight of farmers in the country. Singh said this in the Lok Sabha while responding to allegations of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who blamed the Centre for […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Loss Due To Deficit Rainfall

Bolangir: Amid a below-normal monsoon hitting agricultural activities in the State this season, a farmer today allegedly took his own life after suffering crop loss due to deficit rainfall. According to sources, Bhaktabandhu Dandasena, a native of Barkani village under Sadar police limits of Bolangir district allegedly consumed poison in his house late last night. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Congress corners Odisha govt in Assembly over farmer suicide, drought situation

Bhubaneswar: Congress today cornered the Odisha government over lack of adequate measures to protect farmers who are now staring at possible drought following deficit rainfall in the State. Congress MLAs Narasingha Mishra and Santosh Singh Saluja alleged that five districts in Odisha have received 40 percent deficit rainfall since June first week and as a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Farmer Suicides Continue Unabated In Odisha As Another Producer Ends Life

Balasore: While the Odisha government continues to be on a denial mode stating that there has been no cases of farmer suicide due to crop loss or financial burden, a farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide in Padmapur village under Chandipur police limits of the district. As per reports, the deceased farmer, Sumant Kumar […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Fear of crop loss, loan burden triggers farmer suicides as one more cultivator ends life

Bargarh: A young farmer of Podamuda village in the district who had allegedly consumed poison yesterday, lost his life today morning while undergoing treatment at Bargarh hospital. A farmer named Baishnav Bhoi had reportedly borrowed money from local lenders for cultivating 4 acres of land, marriage and carrying out house construction works. But due to […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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With farmers staring at 'drought,' Opposition questions Odisha govt in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Even though the Odisha government continues to refute Opposition’s claim that several parts of the State are facing a drought-like situation, the BJP and Congress today lashed out at the Naveen government for its alleged apathy towards the farmers’ plight in the State. During the Question Hour in the Assembly on Thursday, Leader of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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Another Farmer In Odisha Ends Life Over Crop Loss

Kandhamal: Has Odisha government failed to fulfill its promise of mitigating the farmers’ plight? Concerns were raised as yet again a farmer has allegedly committed suicide due to crop loss in Kilupada village under Nuagaon block of Kandhamal district. Reportedly, one Gobardhan had sown paddy in his 3 acre farmland. However, pest menace and flood-like situation […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Farmer commits suicide in Punjab, fifth in family to take extreme step

Barnala (Pb): Unable to pay an old loan of Rs 8 lakh, a farmer in Bhotna village allegedly committed suicide, the fifth member in his family to take the step. Lavpreet Singh (22) killed himself on Monday by consuming some poisonous substance as he was under stress over the unpaid loan, they said. Villagers said […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Jajpur: Crop Loss Drives Farmer To End His Life
Jajpur: Crop Loss Drives Farmer To End His Life

Jajpur: A farmer at Barpada village under Binjharpur block in the district committed suicide on Friday by hanging after allegedly suffering huge crop loss due to the floods. The deceased has been identified as Ramakant Malik. Malik was under severe mental stress after floodwater marooned his farmland causing a massive crop loss. Distressed over the […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021