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Police personnel want detailed probe into suicide attempt by colleague 24.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Investigators are waiting to question him
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CM accuses BSY of double standards 21.5.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday accused BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa of double standards on the issue of farm loan waiver in the state. "He (Yeddyurappa) had openly stated that he cannot waive of farm loan when he was the chief minister. But now he is insisting that the government do it. Is it not double standards?" he asked while reacting to the BJP's demand for farm loan waiver. He was speaking after offering tribute to the late Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary at the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) office here. He also accused the BJP leaders of indulging in politics in the name of farmers. Yeddyurappa is trying to mislead people of the state on the issue of loan waiver. "I never ridiculed the BJP leaders for taking up drought study tour. I only suggested that they should instead go to Delhi and urge the Prime Minister to waive farm loan," he added. KPCC president Parameshwara said the BJP leaders should be ashamed of themselves for reportedly eating idlis and vadas brought ...
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Like father, like son 19.5.2017 Hindu: News
Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya borrows heavily from Rajkumar’s Bangarada Manushya
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73 held for rail roko 19.5.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
A total of 73 members and supporters of the Cauvery Rights Retrieval Forum were arrested at Budalur near here on Friday when they staged a rail roko agitation to highlight their charter of demands.The...
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Tewari's work inspired govt to start Kere Sanjeevini scheme 17.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The death of Karnataka cadre IAS officer Anurag Tewari brought shock and grief to the people of Bidar on Wednesday. For, the 36-year-old officer had worked as the deputy commissioner of the district for a period of 18 months and had taken several steps to recharge groundwater in this backward district. The body of the 2007 batch IAS officer was found lying on a road under mysterious circumstances near Meerbai guesthouse in Hazratgunj of Lucknow on Wednesday morning. Tewari assumed charge as Bidar deputy commissioner in June 2015, when the district was reeling under severe drought. A no-nonsense officer, Tewari got into the basics of water problem and took up a series of works to recharge groundwater . He initiated desilting of scores of open wells constructed in and around Bidar during the rule of Bahamani and Barid Shahi rulers. Fertile soil distributed Similarly, desilting of around 120 minor and major percolation tanks located in the district was taken up to recharge the groundwater. Fertile soil ...
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As TN farm crisis grows, record national harvest predicted 15.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As the impact of the worst northeast monsoon in 140 years unfolds across Tamil Nadu, farmers sowed a third less land than they did in 2015-16, water levels in six major reservoirs continued to plunge, and suicides in the farm sector increased over five years.
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Three crocodile deaths in Bagalkot district in 15 days 15.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The fast-depleting reserves of the Krishna River, which flows through a large part of Bagalkot and Vijayapura districts, have not only resulted in a drinking water problem in the two districts, but the situation has also made life difficult for animals. Three crocodile deaths have been reported at Bilagi taluk of Bagalkot district in the past 15 days.
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Rise in elephant deaths concerns Forest officials 14.5.2017 deccanherald.com
An estimated 36 elephants died in the last 18 months in Coimbatore and Nilgiris Forest divisions, due to acute water shortage, starvation and man-animal conflict. The major casualties were reported from Nilgiris district, particularly in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) range and the number of deaths was an estimate, as it could be more, because some could have gone unnoticed, Forest Department sources said. The acute shortage of water and monsoon failure not only affected the lives of farmers, but wildlife, particularly elephants in Nilgiris ranges, which used to migrate for food and water to Bandipur and Muthanga forests in Karnataka and Kerala respectively, they said. At least 26 elephants have died from March 2016 to March 2017 in areas coming under MTR, Gudalur, Pandalur, Cherampadi and another eight in the last two months due to starvation and dehydration, they said. Six deaths have been reported in the last 15 months, the latest being yesterday, where decomposed bodies of a 12-year-old female ...
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Farmer suicides: BJP dubs Congress rule in Karnataka as 'utter failure' 12.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Also criticised the Siddaramaiah govt for the 'deteriorating law and order' situation in the state
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Crimes on rise under Cong regime: BJP 'charge sheet' 11.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The state BJPon Thursday accused the Congress government of failing on all fronts and not living up to the aspirations of the people during the past four years. The party on Thursday released a 64-page booklet, which it termed a "charge sheet"on "failures"of the government during the past four years. The Siddaramaiah government completes four years in office on May 13. Addressing a press conference after releasing the booklet, BJPstate president B SYeddyurappa and Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Jagadish Shettar said Karnataka had gained the dubious distinction of being the most corrupt state in the country. Yeddyurappa said that the law and order in the state has completely failed and, crime and extortion rates had increased. In Bengaluru alone, 1.24 lakh criminal cases were registered during the past four years. Crimes against women were on the rise. During the Congress regime, so far 3,102 rape cases have been registered, and 2,534 women were murdered, he claimed. The government ...
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BJP dubs Congress government in Karnataka 'utter failure' 11.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Terming the four-year rule of the Congress government in Karnataka an "utter failure", opposition BJP on Thursday slammed Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for not mitigating the farmers' hardships in the drought-hit state.
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High court issues notice to government on mass cattle death in Salem district 5.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
TOI article titled 'Over 500 cows, bulls die in 25 days in Salem' was mentioned before a vacation bench of Justice N Kirubakaran and Justice V Parthiban by Congress lawyer A P Suryaprakasam in the morning.
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'Loans from moneylenders behind farmer suicides in state' 1.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Taking crop loans from private moneylenders is the most important driver behind farmers' suicide in Karnataka that records Indias second highest number of farmer suicides, a new study has found. As many as 85% of Karnataka households surveyed in the study identified crop loans as the most important reason behind the suicide committed by a family member of the household. Karnataka is followed by Tamil Nadu (67%) and Andhra Pradesh (63%). "Without exception, all the sample households mentioned non-institutional loan as one cause of farmers' suicide. The overall indication was that the pressure exerted by non-institutional lenders was more than that by institutional ones," says the study, conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru. The study was commissioned by the Agriculture Ministry, which shared the report with the Supreme Court in connection with a public interest litigation on farmer suicides that the court was hearing. The survey team interviewed members of 528 victim ...
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Farm suicides get attention of apex court 30.4.2017 Hindu: Home
SC widened the scope of a petition to cover entire nation and asked Centre to provide an action plan
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Agricultural Ministry report comes up with common reasons for farmers’ suicide 30.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The report said the government has increased target of agricultural credit from Rs. 9 lakh crore to Rs. 10 lakh crore in Budget 2017-18.
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Tamil Nadu farmers' plight and their protests - A Timeline 23.4.2017 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu farmers' plight and their protests - A Timeline
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Sakaleshpur: The invasion of the elephants 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
If you cannot relocate them, move us out, say villagers, driven to the wall, in Karnataka’s Western Ghats
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Why our farmers are committing suicide 19.4.2017 Rediff: News
Rediff Labs analyses 2015 NCRB data on farmer suicides for each state in India.
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Fest celebrates Rajkumar's folk identity 17.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Four farmers commit suicide in Karnataka 17.4.2017 Hindu: News
Four farmers, including a father and son, have committed suicide in the State.A young farmer and his father committed suicide within a span of a few hours unable to bear the financial loss incurred in...
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