CROP FAILURE

  • Shivraj meets President, apprises him about crop loss due to rains March 3, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday met President Pranab Mukherjee and apprised him about severe loss to crops caused by unseasonal rains and hailstorm in his state. At the meeting, Chouhan said houses, livestock and infrastructure including roads, electrical transformers have been badly affected, according to an official...
  • Farmer suicide: Prez's 'relative' ends life over loans May 24, 2008

    Akola: A farmer committed suicide by consuming poison at village Hingna Karegaon in Maharashtra's Khamgaon Taluka, the police said. The middleaged farmer, Rajendra Sinh Naralsinh Rajput consumed poison on May 21. He was admitted to a general hospital and was later shifted to a private clinic where he died around midnight...
  • They fed India, now they are fed up December 14, 2006

    Sangrur: It is perhaps the worst crisis after militancy the dark side of the green revolution. Farmer suicides in Punjab is a truth that even the Government is too scared to confront. CNNIBN travels to Punjab to witness the grim reality. Meet Shanti Kaur, she carries the cross of...