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 […]

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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 […]