Tag: Farmers Plight

Bandh disrupts normal life in Bargarh

Bargarh: Normal life came to a standstill in Bargarh due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Koshal State Coordination Committee on Thursday to protest farmers’ plight. The members of the association blocked roads at many places bringing vehicular movement to a grinding halt in the town. However, emergency services and educational institutes remained operational […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha farmer commits suicide
Op-Ed: Being In Denial Mode Will Not Stop Farmer Suicides

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The latest incident of farmer suicide from a village in Balasore district has raised a question mark over state government’s claim that factors like loan burden or crop loss have nothing to do with such cases. If media reports are to be believed the family members of the deceased, Sumant Kumar […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021