India needs a comprehensive approach to prevent pesticide related suicides
Most persons who engage in suicidal behaviour don't want to die but the government lacks proper data on the incidence of pesticide poisoning …
The impregnable fortress of Telangana government
Are the chief minister and his government turning a deaf ear to the people of the state?
`It is easy to die'
It's time we shift farmers' economic burden
Assured net income, including assured minimum support price for crops, can put an end to farmer suicide cases in India
Jean Dreze argues that we should not leave the making of an equitable society to experts alone
Farmers demand better crop prices, loan waiver and relief
A memorandum has been addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi containing a list of farmers' demands
Exclusion errors: Decoding the female face of agricultural crisis
Without empowering women in farming by recognising them as farmers and giving them land rights, agriculture can’t be sustained and so can&…
Sharp fall in farm suicides in 2016 claims latest NCRB data
Telangana not among top five aby more; Maharshtra, Karnataka still at top
Why India continues to use lethal pesticides
Death of cotton farmers due to pesticide poisoning in the Vidarbha region raises vital questions about the government's attitude towards …
Farmer suicides increase for every 1°C rise in temperature during growing season: study
Temperature and precipitation deviations during the growing season have a distinct impact on suicide rates in the country
Farmers don’t commit suicide, they make sacrifice
In India, 34 farmers commit suicide every day; but the question is what drives them to do it?
How 4 school girls are trying to get Andhra farmers to practise natural farming
Zero Budget Natural Farming in Andhra Pradesh has helped farmers reduce input costs, thereby reducing debt
Being an Indian farmer…
Five things you need to know about an Indian farmer’s life and why they are on the streets this Republic Day
Why an American farmer commits suicide
Like their India counterparts, American farmers are losing income, piling up debt and nobody listens to them
Limited access to pesticides reduced suicides in Tamil Nadu villages: WHO report
In rural India, poisoning accounts for four in 10 suicides due to swallowing of pesticides
'I am a farmer about to commit suicide. Can you help me? My Aadhaar number is...'
Psychologists are now intervening to help distressed farmers
Odisha’s deadly farmlands: Another farmer commits suicides due to crop loss
Between 2001 and 2010, over 2,600 farmers committed suicide in Odisha and this year, drought has already broken their economic backbone
Scrap laws banning cattle slaughter, farm exports: Farmers
Farmer organisations say these laws and several others ensure farmers do not get their rightful pay
New MP, Chhattisgarh CMs' loan waivers to not benefit 3.5 million farmers
The schemes Kamal Nath and Bhupesh Baghel announced soon after taking oath will not help those who take loans from money lenders
Is the Modi government serious about climate change?
Unlikely since nobody knows where and how it has spent environmental cessess, such as the coal cess, meant to mitigate climate change
Five-fold rise in farmer protests in India since 2017: CSE analysis
India now has more farm labourers than farmers, according to the analysis
Republic’s task cut out: Back India’s farmers, don’t go after them
The focus needs to be steadfast on India’s agrarian crisis and problems faced by farmers, not on what happened or didn’t on …
Is doubling India’s farmers’ income doable?
Science, technology and new knowledge can play crucial roles in supporting livelihoods for the vulnerable. Identifying right kind of tech support …
'Pressure from banks pushes farmers to commit suicide'
One year since the Maharashtra farmer protests, Down To Earth speaks to Raghunath Dada Patil on the deepening crisis
As told to Parliament (September 21, 2020): No data on farmers’ suicides, admits government
All that was discussed in the Houses through the day