09 Dec 2014
Belagavi (KTK): The Karnataka Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned twice after BJP MLAs demanded adjournment motion to discuss problems faced by farmers, including sugarcane price issue, as the winter session of the Legislature began.
28 Nov 2013
Belgaum (Karnataka): A depressed sugarcane farmer on Wednesday committed suicide near the state secretariat here while protesting against non-payment of arrears by a sugar mill, the police said.
26 May 2015
New Delhi: Reaching out to farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a strong pitch for their prosperity and development of villages, saying it was directly linked to the progress of the country.
07 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Shaking the dice well in a bid to get perfect numbers in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he is not a typical politician who makes promises and then forgets but he is a 'sevak' and has come to serve the people of the nation.
29 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Vowing to raise voice for farmers on every platform, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said government should take into account their concerns and not just extend monetary assistance.
09 Dec 2015
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said it has no plans to conduct any special probe into the deaths of farmers even as it admitted of receiving reports of 122 farmer suicide cases from across the state.
30 Jun 2012
Hailing his party's Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's move to provide interest free loans to peasants, BJP Kisan Morcha President Bansilal Gurjar on Friday claimed there have been no farmer suicides in the state so far.
15 Jul 2012
Madhya Pradesh BJP president Prabhat Jha has claimed that no farmer in the state in recent past has committed suicide owing to indebtedness.
23 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally here while a Crime Branch team which is probing the case has been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan.
22 Apr 2015
New Delhi: In a shocking development, a farmer who hanged himself at an AAP rally called here on Wednesday to protest against the government's Land Bill is dead, doctors said.