Sharp fall in farm suicides in 2016 claims latest NCRB data
Telangana not among top five aby more; Maharshtra, Karnataka still at top
Heart disease, stroke among top killers in India
The prevalence of heart disease, stroke increased by over 50% in the past 25 years, with the highest in Kerala, Punjab & Tamil Nadu, …
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?
आत्महत्या की दूसरी सबसे बड़ी वजह बनी बीमारी, बच्चे भी दे रहे हैं जान
एनसीआरबी के आंकड़े बताते हैं कि देश में दिमागी रूप से परेशान लोग बड़ी संख्या में जान दे रहे हैं, इनमें 18 साल से ...
Ensure no coercive action taken against defaulting farmers: Supreme Court to Tamil Nadu
Petitioners argued that rise in suicide cases was due to punitive action taken by bank officias against drought-hit farmers who are not able to …
'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
आत्महत्या को कम कर सकता है पानी में मौजूद लिथियम : शोध
शोध के अनुसार पानी में स्वाभाविक रूप से मौजूद लिथियम आत्महत्या की दर को कम करने में मददगार होता है
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
Suicide one of leading causes of death among youth in developing countries
WHO calls for coordinated action to reduce such deaths worldwide
Ill health is pushing people to suicides, mental illness among top worries
More than a sixth of suicides in India in 2016 due to health reasons
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
मानसून अच्छा, हाल बुरा
सरकार चाहती है कि किसान और किसानी दोनों अप्राकृतिक मौत मर जाएं
संसद में आज: किसानों की आत्महत्या के कारणों का अलग उल्लेख नहीं करती सरकार
संसद के दोनों सदनों में पूछे गए महत्वपूर्ण सवालों के जवाब यहां पढ़ें-
As told to Parliament (September 21, 2020): No data on farmers’ suicides, admits government
All that was discussed in the Houses through the day
Every day, 28 people dependent on farming die by suicide in India
People in the farm sector accounted for 7.4 per cent of the total suicides in India, according to the latest NCRB report
Will Punjab and Haryana HC’s recommendations reduce farmers’ burden?
The court’s suggestions, like making MSP a legal right and increasing it to thrice the cost of production, are practical but need effort in …
Maharashtra rejects more agri insurance claims even as farm suicides double
No data on suicides across India since 2015; number of claim rejections far exceeded number of cases approved in 2016-18
Modi sedates the farmer
The BJP is repackaging old schemes and offering cosmetic changes to the agrarian policy
What monsoon holds for India in 2015
From forecasts over El Niño to fears of economic loss, many predictions in the last week have raised eyebrows