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Intolerance on the rise in Modi, Trump regimes, says Martin Luther King III 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Human rights activist Martin Luther King III on Friday said intolerance has been on the rise in India and the United States after the election of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump respectively. Speaking after inaugurating 'Quest for Equity:Reclaiming Social Justice, Revisiting Ambedkar' conference organised to commemorate the 126th birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution B R Ambedkar, King III the oldest son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr, said animosity against minorities in India has increased after Modi came to power. King said that in the Modi regime, people in favour of a Hindu nation are placed in positions of power in all institutions of democracy. "Cow vigilantism is happening. Muslims and Dalits are being lynched, while police stand by... we must resist,"he said. King said there were several similarities between his father and Ambedkar. "Both were selfless, fought for equality and for fundamental rights. Both were highly educated and could have led a luxurious ...
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PM, RSS want India to surrender its voice: Rahul 21.7.2017 TOI: Home
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the Modi government of trying to suppress people's voices and ignoring the plight of farmers and poor.
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Ex-Cabinet secy 'regrets' over introducing GM cotton in India 21.7.2017 ET: Agriculture
"In 1990s, I introduced GM cotton in India. Twenty years later, I regret...I am responsible for suicide of thousands of cotton farmers," Subramanian said.
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Govt eyes $10bn investment in food processing sector in next 5 years 21.7.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Harsimrat Kaur Badal said they will work towards transforming the industry, generate employment
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Friend recalls when Kovind refused to play a beggar's role 21.7.2017 DNA: Top News
President-elect Kovind is fondly remembered by his family and friends as a "studious and sober boy" during his childhood and teenage. "We lost our mother in our childhood. When I was 10-year-old, Ram Nath was barely five and also the youngest among all seven siblings. Those were tough days, especially so for him. We loved him even more after mother's demise," says Pyarelal Kovind, Kovind's elder brother. Kovind comes from a humble family. His father Maikulal ran two small shops-grocery and cloth in Paraunkh village. Kovind's mother was burnt to death in a tragic fire at home. Vijay Pal Singh Bhadoria, a farmer and Kovind's classmate in school, recalls, "Entire village used to support him as he was a child without mother." Bhadoria remembers how both of them used to shine their slates in school. His junior high school classmates recall the days when they used to bathe together in Sengur river after school. Raj Kishore Singh, his schoolmate who retired as a teacher, remembers, "Once, our school prepared a ...
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Mall ‘restricts’ entry to farmers’ children 21.7.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Authorities cite ‘security’ reasons
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Loan waiver in instalments led to farmers’ suicide: Kishen 21.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Teangana BJP floor leader and MLA G. Kishen Reddy on Thursday alleged that the four instalment-crop loan waiver scheme by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi government was a cause for farmer suicides in th...
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Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide 20.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Chester Bennington, the singer of the chart-topping hard rock band Linkin Park, has died in an apparent suicide, the coroners office said. He was 41.

Los Angeles authorities were alerted shortly after 9:00 am (1600 GMT) about his death at his residence and "it is being handled as a possible suicide," said Brian Elias, chief of operations at the county coroners office.
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BSY convenes party MPs' meet on July 26 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa has convened a meeting of union ministers from the state and MPs here on July 26 to discuss the current political situation in Karnataka and to chalk out the party's political strategy.

In the meeting, which will also be attended by P Muralidhara Rao, BJP general secretary in-charge of Karnataka, issues such as communal violence in Dakshina Kannada district, alleged corruption in prisons, transfer of IPS officer D Roopa and farmers' suicide will be discussed, BJP MP Shoba Karandlaje told reporters here.
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Low formal credit reach to keeps most farmers off loan waivers 20.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Low formal credit reach to keeps most farmers off loan waivers
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Clashes between herdsmen, farmers kill 33 in Nigeria 20.7.2017 TimesOfIndia
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Drought-hit Tamil farmers beat themselves to protest MLA salary hike 20.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The legislators on Wednesday approved a hike in their salaries from Rs 55,000 to Rs 1.05 lakh
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Farmer commits suicide in Jharkhand, government announces compensation 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Jharkhand government on Thursday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of a farmer who committed suicide in Ranchi district.
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Farmer commits suicide in Hukkeri taluk 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
He was unable to repay debts Unable to repay rising debts, a young farmer committed suicide in Benewad village in Hukkeri taluk on Wednesday. Basavaraj Kadappa Nayak (26) hanged himself at home. His ...
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Madhya Pradesh govt to give ₹1 crore to kin of slain soldiers 20.7.2017 Hindu: National
The Madhya Pradesh government will give a compensation of ₹1 crore to the kin of soldiers from the state who die in the line of duty, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said.On the issues concer...
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Centre creating barrier for Oppn to talk about farmer crisis: JD (U) 20.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , July 20 : The Janata Dal (United) has accused the government of creating a 'barrier' by not letting the opposition talk about the farmers' issue in the Parliament.
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Sansad can be opened at night for GST, but no time to discuss farmer issues: Rahul Gandhi 20.7.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi targeted both state and central governments during the Kisan Aakrosh rally in Banswara on Wednesday. Rahul said that before coming here this morning, “I was in the Lok Sabha, where Congress had asked for time for discussion. We wanted to talk about the agony of farmers but the farmers demand could not be raised in the Lok Sabha today,” said Rahul. He further added that the Parliament can be opened at night for GST, but it is not allowed to discuss the issues of farmers for a minute. Earlier, Rahul Gandhi met the families of several farmers in Banswara, who recently committed suicide. Wives of five deceased farmers reached the meeting with their children in the age between 6 months and one year. They told Rahul that there was no bread earner in many families after the farmers committed suicide. While addressing the rally, Rahul Gandhi said that the army of Congress workers defeated the British. “In front of the Congress army, RSS and BJP armies have no meaning and we ...
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‘Farming is risky job... don’t want kids to live our life’ 20.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Children and widows of farmers from Maharashtra gathered at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday to demand loan waivers and fixing of standard prices
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11,400 farmers committed suicide in 2016: Minister 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday said as many as 11,400 farmers committed suicide in 2016.
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UP farmers give potatoes for free at price protest 19.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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