woman working in field
Agrarian crisis

Maharashtra crosses 60,000 farm suicides

At least 3,146 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra in 2013, the latest data of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show. That brings the total number of farmers taking their own lives in the Western […]

woman farmer from Vidarbha with husband
Agrarian crisis

When Leelabai runs the farm

“I am the farmer, he did no farming. He only moons over his cattle, he loves those cows (even if they yield just a litre of milk each). Men hang around the village, women are […]