A devastating drought in western India is putting livelihoods at risk. Several farmers have been driven to suicide by the struggle to provide for their families.
Climate change is likely to have contributed to a 7 percent spike in the suicide rate in India over the last 30 years, a new scientific study says. India is experiencing a suicide epidemic, in particular in rural areas.
Fiery protests by farmers in two key Indian states ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party have tossed a simmering agrarian crisis into the spotlight. Murali Krishnan reports.
Farmers from the southern Tamil Nadu state have been protesting in the capital for over a month. Their agitation has taken on unusual facets and is aimed at getting a relief package and loans waived from the government.
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