FARMER

  • AAP government to name farmer scheme after Gajendra Singh 6 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On the back foot over suicide of Gajendra Singh at an AAP rally, the party-led Delhi government on Saturday announced that a farmer compensation scheme will be named after the Rajasthan farmer and also accepted the demands of his family-- to give a job to Gajendra's relative and...
  • West Bengal: Distress for potato farmers, 22 farmer suicides reported in 2 months 14 hours 19 minutes ago

    Potato farmers in West Bengal are in deep distress as there is a sharp dip in prices owing to massive over production coupled with insufficient government support. This has led to more than 20 farmers committing suicide in the past two months. ...
  • Officials ask money to get work done, allege Haryana farmers 14 hours 48 minutes ago

    Farmers of Jhajjar in Haryana have also been hard hit by crop damage due to unseasonal rainfall. "All my crops have been damaged. I have suffered sixty per cent damage. Officials ask us for money to get our work done," said a farmer. ...
  • Need of the hour is to expand formal financing institutions in India: Raghuram Rajan 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has also spoken out against the spate of farmer suicides. He said that small and marginal farmers in the country should have access to formal financing. ...
  • Twitter abuzz with reactions after AAP leader Ashutosh cries while speaking to farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter 14 hours 59 minutes ago

    AAP leader Ashutosh got emotional during a debate show on a news channel on Friday. He broke down and begged for forgiveness from Gajinder Singh's daughter. The leader received a lot of flak on Twitter as people posted their opinions. ...
  • Beed: No water avaiable for farmers to irrigate fields 15 hours 12 minutes ago

    Sadly, it has taken the suicide of a farmer in the heart of the national capital to bring the focus back on the agrarian crisis in the country. Today we travel to Beed where a farmer ,earlier this week , hanged himself to death in his field. Farmers in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Farmer suicide: AAP government, Delhi Police at war Yesterday

    48 hours after a farmer hanged himself at an AAP rally, it is a full blown turf war. After the Delhi Police refused to be part of a magisterial probe, the Delhi District Magistrate is contemplating filing a criminal complaint. ...
  • News 360: AAP reaches out to Gajendra Singh's family in Rajasthan Yesterday

    After facing flak from all directions over the suicide of a farmer at its rally, the Aam Aadmi Party is in damage control mode. AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Friday visited Gajendra Singh's grieving family in Dausa, Rajasthan. The family has demanded a martyr status for Gajendra and also a...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the investigation being compromised in the political turf war? Yesterday

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal regrets rally speech Yesterday

    Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted that it was his mistake to continue with his speech despite an attempt by Singh to commit suicide. ...
  • Maharashtra: Agrarian crisis forces farmers to commit suicide Yesterday

    There seems to be no end to the growing number of farmer suicides in Marathwada. Marathwada is now turning out to be the suicide capital of Maharashtra with growing number of farmers committing suicides because of the agrarian crisis. ...
  • Farmer suicide: Delhi government is at odds with the police force, says Kiran Bedi Yesterday

    Former IAS officer Kiran Bedi speaks in support of Delhi Police and says police have power to probe unnatural deaths. ...
  • Politics over farmers' suicide, leaders shed crocodile tears to show solidarity Yesterday

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal should end blame game over farmer's suicide, start playing a CM's role: Sheila Dikshit Yesterday

    New Delhi: Terming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's statement over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide as irresponsible, former Delhi DM Sheila Dikshit advised the CM to be more careful. "He should stop this blame game now. It is time that he should start playing CM's role and should stop acting like opposition....
  • AAP's Sanjay Singh visits family of Gajendra Singh in Dausa, demands martyr status for him Yesterday

    Dausa: After facing flak from all directions over the suicide of a farmer at its rally, the Aam Aadmi Party is in damage control mode. AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Friday visited Gajendra Singh's grieving family in Dausa, Rajasthan. The family has demanded a martyr status for Gajendra and also...
  • Breaking toons: Leaders shed crocodile tears over farmers' suicides Yesterday

    Tragedy usually unites but political parties are seldom known to have displayed such camaraderie. The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly and ...
  • AAP leader Ashutosh cries inconsolably on national TV after being confronted by Gajendra Singh's daughter Yesterday

    New Delhi: AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday broke down on national television when deceased farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter posed questions to him about her father's death at a rally which the party had organised. Megha, a 17-year-old Class XII student, asked why had the AAP leaders continued with their speeches even...
  • Delhi Police refute AAP's allegations of conducting a biased probe Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday rubbished all allegations of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that it is conducting a biased investigation into the alleged suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh. The police defended not sharing information with a magisterial probe ordered by the Delhi government. Delhi government sources...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's apology not enough: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology for carrying on with his rally despite a farmer's suicide, saying it was not enough and he needs to introspect why such a situation was allowed to develop. "We only want to ask how many times Kejriwal is going to...
  • Ashutosh urges leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh Yesterday

    AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday urged BJP leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh. Earlier in the day, Arvind Kejriwal apologized for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a 'mistake'. ...
  • UP: Farmer shoots himself as 60% of his potato produce gets destroyed Yesterday

    Farmer of Firozabad situated in Uttar Pradesh takes his life as sixty per cent of his potato produce gets destroyed due to hail storm and unseasonal rainfall. ...
  • Dausa farmers face sheer apathy on the part of government and worse corruption Yesterday

    Many farmers are victims of not just bad weather, what follows is sheer apathy on the part of government and worse- corruption. Crops of villagers of Dausa have been destroyed due to hail storms and unseasonal rainfall. ...
  • Farmers at Modi's adopted village complain of crop damage being underestimated 2 days ago

    Jayapur: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have destroyed 70 per cent of the wheat crop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adopted village of Jayapur in Uttar Pradesh. Farmers have complained that the crop damage is being underestimated. A farmer said, "The crop damage has affected our family tremendously. We are unable...
  • Isn't it time to put the spotlight back to farmers' issues? 2 days ago

    Even as the politics continue over the suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh in AAP's rally in Delhi, his family is crying foul. With unseasonal rains damaging lakhs of hectares of crops, hundreds of farmers have committed suicide. ...
  • Watch: Killing fields of North India 2 days ago

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The situation is no different in Harnaul, Matura, where farmers suffered huge losses due to unseasonal rains. One of the major problems is that the farmer who does not own the land will not get compensation...
  • Modi government misusing police to attack AAP, says Sanjay Singh 2 days ago

    Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh accused the Delhi Police of acting insensitively in the suicide case of a farmer at party's rally against Land Bill in the national capital. Singh said, "We tried to save the farmer, but were unable to do so. The way police acted was...
  • Promo: Killing fields of North India 2 days ago

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The situation is no different in Harnaul, Matura, where farmers suffered huge losses due to unseasonal rains. One of the major problems is that the farmer who does not own land will not get compensation as...
  • Farmer suicide's due to crop failure on the rise 2 days ago

    Unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms have destroyed millions of acres of farmland, causing heartache for debt-ridden farmers, and leading dozens to kill themselves. In Madhya Pradesh alone fifteen farmers have committed suicide in the last one month. ...