Tag: Farmer Suicide

farmer suicide
Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Khurda

After a lull of a few weeks, the spectre of farmer suicide has returned to haunt Odish again. A farmer in Paika Tigiria village near here allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his house today due to his failure to repay agricultural loans

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bargarh witnesses another farmer suicide

Bargarh: In yet another case of farmer suicide, a young peasant being frustrated over massive crop loss caused by hailstorm committed suicide by consuming poison at Kubedega village under Bheden block in the district today. 23-year old Kiran Pradhan had grown paddy in eight acres of lands for which he had borrowed around Rs 2 […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Another farmer ends life in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: There seems to be no end to the farmer suicide cases in the state. A fresh case of farmer suicide was reported at Golamunda area in Dharamgarh in Kalahandi district on Wednesday. The deceased farmer has been identified as Purnachandra Bhoi. Let down by crop loss and loan burden, Bhoi took the extreme step […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Harassed by administration, another Bolangir farmer ends life

Bolangir: Barely a fortnight after a farmer, Nandighosh Barik of Harbhanga village under Agalpur block in this district, committed suicide because of alleged disparaging words used by the local sub-collector, another peasant of Dhusamunda village in Turekela block chose to end his life after being at the receiving end of similar administrative apathy. Duryodhan Bag, […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Farmer ends life after consuming pesticide

Keonjhar: A farmer from Keonjhar has allegedly committed suicide after consuming pesticide. According to family members, Purusottam Dehuri of Janardanpur village of Sadar block consumed pesticides in a bid to end his life. Purusottam was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition to Keonjhar district hospital, but he breathed his last today morning. Sources […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Balangir farmer commits suicide

Balangir: One more farmer in the western Odisha district of Balangir committed suicide on Tuesday by hanging himself allegedly due to crop loss. The deceased has been identified as Nandighosha, a resident of Harabhanga village under Agalpur block here. According to sources, Nandighosha had grown rice, groundnut and pulses after taking loans from a local […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
"If not crop loss, what led to farmers' suicide?" asks Opp

Bhubaneswar: Even as the ruling BJD reiterated, both in the previous and current session of Assembly, that farmer suicide cases in the State are not because of crop loss, the Opposition sought to know from the treasury bench the reason behind the death of 174 farmers who have ended their lives in the past couple […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Farmer ends life over crop loss

Bargarh: A 25-year-old farmer committed suicide on Wednesday allegedly over crop failure at Chhuriapali village under Sohela block in the district. Khusiram Pradhan was found hanging from a tree on the outskirts of the village. Police seized a hand written suicide note from the spot and started investigation. Pradhan had grown paddy in two acres […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Another farmer commits suicide in Odisha

A farmer of Mayurbhanj district committed suicide late on Sunday night due to crop loss and loan burden

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
One more farmer ends life in Odisha

Nuapada: A farmer of Kerameli village under Kodameri panchayat ended life by hanging himself on Saturday allegedly due to crop failure and debt burden. The deceased has been identified as Sahadeb Majhi (45). Family members said Majhi was a sharecropper and had cultivated paddy in 2.5 acres this year for which he had borrowed a […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Order judicial probe into farmer suicides in Odisha: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday attacked the Odisha government on the state’s drought situation, demanding a judicial probe into suicides by distressed farmers. “Instead of making it a prestige issue, the state government should admit to the death of farmers and set up a judicial probe,” Pradhan told reporters here. The minister […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Modi govt creating facilities to double farmers income

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday the government has been creating “instrumentalities” like providing agricultural inputs at lower cost and making cheap credit available to farmers so as to double their income. Speaking at the opening ceremony of Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Forum here, Jaitley said the government is trying to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Farmer suicide continues unabated in Odisha

Koraput: It seems sufferings of Odisha farmers will never stop and no one even cares when they die due to crop loss. Adding to the number of alleged farmer suicide cases in Odisha, one more farmer reportedly took the extreme step here on Sunday. The deceased farmer has been identified as Loknath Pangi of Maliguda […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Odisha asks collectors to adopt pest management to save crop

Bhubaneswar: With brown planthopper affecting paddy cultivation in about 1.78 lakh hectares of agricultural land in the state, Odisha government today asked the collectors of 22 districts to take up pest management measures to prevent the further spread of pest attack. The state government activated its machinery after pest attack reports were received from nine […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Probe begins into farmer suicide

Jajpur: The Jajpur district administration on Thursday started a probe into the alleged suicide by a farmer earlier this month. 50-year-old Panchanan Dalei of Daanarkul village of Jajpur block in the district had allegedly consumed poison on March 23 allegedly over crop loss. He was found by his family members in a critical condition and […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021