Agrarian crisis

The Benz and the Banjara

Hirabai Fakira Rathod was talked into buying a new vehicle in 2010 when many banks were on a ‘tractor loan’ spree. “The salesman at the tractor shop had told me that it was very easy […]

Official NCRB data shows dramatic increase in suicides under OTHERS category
Agrarian crisis

The slaughter of suicide data

The total number of farmer suicides in the country since 1995 crossed the 300,000-mark in 2014. However, the 2014 data are not comparable with 19 earlier years of farm suicide data. This is so due […]