VIDARBHA FARMER SUICIDES

  • Four Vidarbha farmers commit suicide in 72 hours January 28, 2012

    Yavatmal: Four cotton growers here committed suicide in the last three days as the local administration stopping relief aid to crisisridden farmers because of the code of conduct in place for coming local bodies elections, a local organisation fighting for farmers' cause alleged on Saturday. "All the officials are busy because...
  • Budget for us, please, say farmers of suicide belt February 24, 2010

    Nagpur: Farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region are hoping for a Rs 30,000 crore development package in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Budget, only two days away. According to the NGO Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS), in view of the neglect faced by the region since independence, it was high time the central...