SUICIDE

  • West Bengal: Distress for potato farmers, 22 farmer suicides reported in 2 months 2 days 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. ...
  • Need of the hour is to expand formal financing institutions in India: Raghuram Rajan 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the investigation being compromised in the political turf war? 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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. ...
  • Farmer suicide: Delhi government is at odds with the police force, says Kiran Bedi 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • Ashutosh urges leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Isn't it time to put the spotlight back to farmers' issues? 3 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. ...
  • Politics continue over Gajendra Singh's suicide in AAP's anti-Land Bill rally 3 days ago

    Even as the allegations are flying thick and fast between political parties, Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh's family is crying foul. His last rites were performed before politicians made beeline to visit the family. Singh's family claim that he was in touch with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who asked...
  • War of words between Delhi Police and AAP over Gajendra Singh's suicide 3 days ago

    War of words broke out between Delhi Police and Aam Aadmi Party over the suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh in party's anti-Land Bill rally. The Delhi Police FIR blamed AAP volunteers for instigating the suicide and not letting police rescue Singh who had climbed atop a tree. AAP on...
  • Promo: CNN-IBN India at 9 4 days ago

    Politics continue to be played over the suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh at Aam Aadmi Party's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi. The three major parties - Congress, BJP and AAP are blaming each other and Delhi for the tragic incident. ...
  • Video shows AAP leader Kumar Vishwas urging Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree 4 days ago

    The Aam Aadmi Party claimed its leaders asked Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree. Singh committed suicide during AAP's anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. ...
  • Modi government misusing police to attack AAP, says Sanjay Singh 4 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...
  • Farmer suicide's due to crop failure on the rise 4 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. ...
  • Uproar in Parliament over farmer's suicide, opposition parties demand action 4 days ago

    The suicide by a farmer during an AAP rally caused an uproar in the both houses of Parliament on Thursday. Forced by the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to give a statement on the issue. ...
  • Not politicising the issue, only expressing solidarity: Ajay Maken on farmer suicide 4 days ago

    Demanding an enquiry into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, Congress President Ajay Maken said that the party was not politicising the issue but was only showing their concern. "By visiting the hospital we have only expressed our solidarity to the farmers," said Maken. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 15 farmers have committed suicide in last one month 4 days ago

    In Madhya Pradesh nearly 15 farmers have committed suicide in the last one month. While, the state government insists it is not because of crop damage, one such family said that they had received no assistance from any minister even after five weeks. ...
  • News 360: Farmer commits suicide at AAP's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi 4 days ago

    A farmer on Wednesday committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's presence at the Aam Aadmi Party's rally here against the Land Bill. ...
  • Rajasthan farmer's suicide at AAP rally sends shockwaves across capital 4 days ago

    In a tragic turn of events, a farmer from Rajasthan committed suicide on Wednesday at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi's Jantar Mantar. The farmer identified as Gajendra Singh, a resident of Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dausa, also left a suicide note stating that he has...
  • No one is taking care of farmers in this country, says Sachin Pilot 4 days ago

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that a farmer committing suicide at a public place and that too where a political rally had been organised is a matter of great shame. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Shouldn't politicians wake up and address the real issues? 4 days ago

    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 bizarre...