BJP Wildly Exaggerates Irrigation Claims, Right On Farmer Deaths In Maharashtra

With Maharashtra assembly polls only 10 days away, opposition parties are questioning the policies of the erstwhile Congress-NCP Government. In one such ad that highlights farmer suicides and low irrigation capacity in the state, the BJP has accused the government of causing deaths/suicides of over 50,000 farmers and “pocketing” Rs 70,000 crore in the name of irrigation …Read More

Family Problems, Illness Major Causes For Suicide


There were 134,799 suicides across the country in 2013, according to data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) under Ministry of Home Affairs. That’s an increase of 12% year-on-year. It also means that there were 369 suicidal deaths every day in India or 15 every hour!     Family problems is the number one …Read More