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Between 2014 & 2015, farm suicides rise by 2 percent

Between 2014 & 2015, farm suicides rise by 2 percent

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election manifesto for 2014 Lok Sabha election says that if elected to the Centre, it will then "(p)ut in place welfare measures for farmers above 60 years in age, small and marginal farmers and farm labours", among other things. Despite the formation of a BJP led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre in 2014, the latest available data on farm suicides from the NCRB indicates a deepening of agrarian crisis and rural distress...

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Most corrupt are roaming scot-free, indicates official crime data

Most corrupt are roaming scot-free, indicates official crime data

Although corruption touches every section of the Indian society, there are very few complaints made against bribery or corrupt people. How can one explain this contradiction? Is it the case that the laws relating to corruption are so weak and toothless in our country that people seldom rely on them...

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