FARMERS SUICIDE

  • Plea in SC for probe into hanging of farmer during AAP rally 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view. The PIL, likely to be listed for hearing during next...
  • AAP government to name farmer scheme after Gajendra Singh 13 hours 41 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 21 hours 16 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. ...
  • Need of the hour is to expand formal financing institutions in India: Raghuram Rajan 21 hours 49 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. ...
  • Beed: No water avaiable for farmers to irrigate fields 22 hours 9 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • AAP to give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Gajendra Singh's family 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party announced on Thursday a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to farmer Gajendra Singh's family who killed himself at a party rally on Wednesday. Making the announcement, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said that his party activists tried but failed to save Gajendra Singh...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 15 farmers have committed suicide in last one month 2 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. ...
  • Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot attend Gajendra's last rites; BJP, AAP give it a miss 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot along with his party colleague and former Dausa MP Sachin Pilot attended the last rites of Gajendra Singh at his residence on Thursday. Singh, a resident of Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dause district of Rajasthan, had committed suicide on...
  • Live: Nothing more important than a human life, says Modi in Lok Sabha on farmer's suicide 2 days ago

    Farmer suicide issue rocks Parliament, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges that politicians and police were bystanders to the incident. ...
  • Congress, BJP train guns at AAP over farmer's suicide at rally 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Politics over the death of farmer Gajendra Singh at Aam Aadmi Party's rally in Delhi seems to be growing with every passing minute. Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are training guns at the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi demanding action against the culprits. While the BJP...
  • Live: Delhi Police chief meets Home Minister, hands over report on farmer suicide at AAP rally 2 days ago

    The issue of Gajendra Singh's suicide at the AAP rally is expected to figure in Parliament on Thursday. Even as Singh's family is trying to come to terms with the tragedy, there is no end to political blame game over the issue. The Aam Aadmi Party is facing flak from...
  • Politics over farmer's suicide at Aam Aadmi Party's rally continues, uproar in Parliament likely 2 days ago

    New Delhi/ Dausa: The body of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at a rally called by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been taken to his home in Dausa, Rajasthan. Even as Singh's family is trying to come to terms with the tragedy, there is no end to political blame...