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After suicides, potato sops

Agriculture minister Purnendu Bose today said the suicides of two potato farmers in Burdwan and Hooghly were not linked to distress sale but in the same breath announced measures to ensure that farmers got proper price for their produce. "According to the ... The Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
2 potato growers commit suicide Hindu Business Line, 2 weeks ago
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TMC calls farmer suicides an Opposition rumour

Rejecting reports of a spate of suicides by distressed potato farmers, food and civil supplies minister Jyotipriya Mullick and agriculture marketing minister Arup Roy on Wednesday said these were rumours spread by the Opposition for gains in the coming civic ...
 Asian Age3 days ago WB Govt deny reports of suicide by potato farmers  Press Trust of India2 weeks ago PTI - POTATO-MINISTER - WB Govt deny reports of suicide by potato farmers  Namibia Press Agency2 weeks ago

Suicide of Bengal potato farmers shocking: Somnath

Kolkata, March 24 Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday described as "shocking" the spate of suicides by potato farmers in West Bengal due to alleged debt, and rued that the state government has not taken any steps on the issue. ...
 ProKerala.com4 days ago
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Potato farmer kills self in Bengal, toll four this month

Kolkata, March 21 A potato cultivator in West Bengal's Burdwan district died on Saturday after consuming pesticide. His family said he took the extreme step on failing to recover the cost of production. So far, four potato cultivators have ...
 ProKerala.com1 week ago
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Bengal seeks Central assistance

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Denies links between deaths of potato farmers and distress : Even as West Bengal Agriculture Minister Purnendu Bose urged the Centre to give compensation package to potato farmers, he vehemently denied any ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Bengal's buying arrests fall in potato price

The decline in potato prices has been contained in West Bengal over the last one week on the back of the State Government's decision to provide buying support. Procurement, though, is yet to start in full swing across various districts. Farmers ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago Potato prices crash in Bengal on bumper crop  Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago

West Bengal government takes steps to clear farmers' potato stock

KOLKATA: West Bengal government is keeping a close eye on the situation arising out of surplus potatao output in the state which has left farmers worried. "We are keeping a close vigil on the situation. The government has already taken a few ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago West Bengal govt takes steps to clear farmers' potato stock  Business Standard India1 week ago

Potato farmer suicides: HC seeks report

KOLKATA: A bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur of Calcutta high court asked the state government on Friday to submit a report on the steps taken to stop suicides by potato farmers who are reportedly not getting their due price for the crop. The ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Calcutta HC seeks report on state's …  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago Calcutta HC seeks report on Bengal potato farmers  Mangalorean2 weeks ago
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Bumper harvest spells doom for Bengal's potato farmers

Comment · print · T T T+· T- With no takers for their produce, farmers are left with no option but to take the potatoes back home in Bardhman district.Photo: Sushanta Patronobish Potato fields line both sides of the dusty, kutcha road ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

BDO bins crop loss theory in farmer suicide near Kolkata

BURDWAN: Bhatar BDO Pralay Mondal on Wednesday submitted a report to the SDO stating that Gudu Murmu (52), the share cropper of Chatimdanga village, has committed suicide not because of losses incurred in potato cultivation but because of family ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
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