#1. April 27, 2015: NDTV reports the ninth suicide by a farmer within a week. In Rajasthan.
#2. There has been no farmer suicides in Rajasthan in 2014, says the National Crime Records Bureau. Which is remarkable: Till 2013, the state reported an average of 414 farmer suicides each year. In December 2013, Vasundhara Raje took office as Chief Minister following her party’s triumph in the state elections. Presto, in 2014, not a single farmer suicide is recorded in the state. Read more