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Farmer tries to end life over 'less' compensation for land 23.1.2018 General News
An 84-year-old farmer allegedly tried to commit suicide at the Maharashtra secretariat here as he was apparently upset over inadequate compensation granted for his land acquired for a thermal plant project. His condition is reported to be serious, an official said. Dharma Patil, from Sindakhedraja town in Buldhana district, came to the Mantralaya (secretariat) yesterday to follow up his request for higher remuneration from the state government for the acquisition of his land, his son Narendra Patil said. He later allegedly consumed a poisonous substance in the secretariat premises following which the police rushed him to St George Hospital in south Mumbai. An official at the hospital said, "Patil was admitted in the ICU after he consumed the poisonous substance. His condition is serious and we are closely monitoring his health parameters." He will to be shifted to J J Hospital for further treatment, the official said. The farmer's son told reporters today that his father
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Rape victim writes in her blood to Modi, UP CM for justice 23.1.2018 General News
Desperate to get justice for the wrongs done on her, a rape victim has reportedly written a letter in her blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath, demanding action against those responsible for her state. "The police is not taking action against the accused due to their powerful links. They (accused) are putting pressure on me to withdraw the case. I should be given justice otherwise I will commit suicide," the girl said in the letter written on January 20. When contacted, ASP Shashi Shekhar Singh, said an FIR was registered on March 24, 2017 against Divya Pandey and Ankit Verma on rape charges in Barabanki, following a complaint by the victim's father. The father alleged that the accused raped his daughter, an engineering student, and were blackmailing her since. In October, 2017, another FIR against unidentified persons was registered in Raebareli in which it was alleged that a fake Facebook profile of the girl was made and ...
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Banas Finance to declare Quarterly Result 23.1.2018 General News
On 2 February 2018
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BJP plans conventions to connect with farmers 22.1.2018 Deccan Herald - State
The state BJP will launch a massive outreach programme to connect with farmers ahead of Assembly polls. The party has identified around 3,500 areas where farmers committed suicide in the past four years during the Congress regime and plans to hold conventions at these places over the next few weeks. The conventions will be held soon after the completion of the partys Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra on February 4. The BJP has already decided that "failure" of state government to rescue distressed farmers will be one of its main plank in the coming Assembly elections. The farmers initiative will be taken up by the partys Kisan Morcha. Morcha vice president Basavaraj Ingin said the conventions will create awareness among farmers that committing suicide is not a solution for their woes. On the political plank, it will also take on the state government for not allowing the BJP-led NDA governments agricultural schemes like soil health card and crop insurance scheme reach the beneficiaries. Local ...
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Farmers start 5-day dharna in Pb for complete farm loan waiver 22.1.2018 General News
Rejecting the appeal of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, farmers, led by BKU (Ugrahan), today started a five-day long dharna in front of the offices of deputy commissioners in the state, demanding complete farm debt waiver. Agitating farmers staged sit-in outside 13 offices of deputy commissioners including in Bathinda, Sangrur, Mansa, Muktsar, Faridkot and raised slogans against the Congress government in the state. The union leaders hit out the state government accusing it of refusing to waive the entire debt of farmers, claiming that the Congress had promised such waiver before the Assembly polls last year. They also sought Rs 10 lakh compensation for the family of growers who committed suicides, government job to one of their family of members and implementation of Swaminathan Commission recommendations. The chief minister had on January 20 appealed to the farmers to shun the path of agitation, saying his government could not afford to waive any more of their .
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Central teams to assess losses in Raj's drought-hit districts 22.1.2018 General News
Three central government relief management teams, which arrived here today, will visit drought-hit districts of Rajasthan to assess losses. The teams' members also met state Disaster Management and Relief minister Gulab Chand Kataria. They said that the assessment report will be submitted to the Centre so that maximum relief can be provided to the state. Kataria informed the members that the state has forwarded the 2017 assessment report of damage to crops in 41 tehsils in 13 districts to the Centre. The teams will be visiting districts such as Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sawaimadhopur among others, Chief Secretary N C Goel said.
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India asks Germany to help relax new EU rice import rule 22.1.2018 General News
As the new stringent EU rice import rule kicked in this month, India has asked Germany to use its good offices to resolve the issue at the earliest. The European Union (EU) has reduced the maximum permissible residue level (MRL) of Tricyclazole (a fungicide) in basmati rice to 0.01 mg per kg from the present limit of 1.0 mg per kg effective January 1. India, the world's largest producer of the aromatic grain, has made several representations to some European countries, to convince them on the need to relax the rules. During last week's visit to Germany's capital Berlin, Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Sekhawat raised the issue with his German counterpart. "Sekhawat also impressed upon the German minister to use his good offices for early resolution of Indian rice export being subjected to arbitrarily fixed maximum residue limit on Tricyclazole at 0.01 mg/kg by the EU," the minister was quoted as saying in an official statement. He also highlighted that ...
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Another big-cat dies, got electrocuted 22.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Seoni On Friday, a seven-year-old male died, after getting in contact with a... more »
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Sitapur farmer crushed to death under tractor while trying to resist debt-recovery agents 22.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
A farmer in Sitapur was crushed to death under his tractor after he fell off it while resisting the recovery agents trying to take away the vehicle over unpaid debts, police said on Saturday
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Loan recovery agents crush UP farmer to death using his own tractor 22.1.2018 All Current Affairs Stories
Police have registered a case against five persons in this regard
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Farmer crushed to death by his tractor? 21.1.2018 General News
A farmer here was crushed to death under his tractor after he fell off it while resisting the recovery agents trying to take away the vehicle over unpaid debts, police said today. Circle officer, Mehmoodabad, Mohd Jawed Khan said that the farmer, Gyanchand (45), a resident of Bhauri village, had taken loan from a finance company to buy a tractor a few months back. He was unable to deposit the monthly instalments and a loan of Rs 90,000 remain unpaid. "Yesterday some recovery agents had come to our house. They were forcibly taking away the tractor. Gyanchand made every possible attempt to stop them. During this he fell from the tractor. The recovery agent driving the tractor crushed Gyanchand, and he died on the spot," Khan quoted Gyanchand's brother as having said. Police have registered a case against five persons in this regard, and efforts are on to nab them, he said.
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Farmer crushed to death while trying to prevent seizure of tractor by lenders 21.1.2018 deccanherald.com
In a shocking incident, a farmer was crushed to death when he came under the wheels of his tractor while trying to prevent its seizure by representatives of the company, which had financed it, owing to non-payment of the loan. The incident occurred at Bhaunri village in Uttar Pradeshs Sitapur district, about 90 km from here, on Saturday. According to police, around four years ago, the farmer identified as Gyan Chandra, had taken a loan of Rs 5 lakh from a finance company to purchase a tractor. Though Chandra had paid around 80 % of the loan, the finance company had warned that the tractor would be seized if the entire amount was not cleared immediately. On Saturday, four representatives of the company reached his village to seize the tractor. The four caught hold of Chandra, who was ploughing his field, snatched the ignition key and tried to drive it away. A panicky Chandra tried to stop them from driving the tractor away and reportedly stood in front of the same. Sources said that one of the company ...
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Vegetable seller stabbed to death 21.1.2018 deccanherald.com

One individual was stabbed to death, at the Rajasthani dhaba on P B Road, here on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as vegetable seller Revanappa Naik of Vinoba Nagar.

Police said that the stabbing occurred when Revanappa was having dinner at the dhaba and was attacked by two people in a fight. The attackers were carrying knives.

Investigations are on.

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NCP's Supriya Sule introduces bill to provide financial assistance to families of farmers who committed suicide 21.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
A private member bill introduced by Supriya Sule proposes financial assistance from the government to the widows and families of farmers who committed suicide
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UP woman in search of Keralite husband gets help from KSHRC 20.1.2018 General News
Taking note of the plight of a woman from Uttar Pradesh, forced to live in the terrace portion of her in-law's house in Kerala without amenities,the State Human Rights Commission directed police to trace her husband and register a case against him. KSHRC acting Chairpersons P Mohandas, who suo-motu registered a case on coming to know of her plight, directed Districtpolice Chief, Ernakulam to take steps to find him. It also ordered that a case be registered against him for defrauding the woman, Jabin Shayaq,an aeronautical engineering diploma holder, by extracting money from her and for cheating her. The woman told the commission that she and Anil Kuruvilla fell in love while pursuing the course at a college at Meerut and got married after graduation,with approval of their parents. They stayed together for four months in the husbands' house at Airapuram in Kerala.Thereafter they went back to Uttar Pradesh, where she delivered a baby boy. Some time back he left for Kerala .
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Farmers' suicide: Private member bill proposes financial aid 20.1.2018 General News
The government shall provide financial assistance to the widows and families of farmers who committed suicide to enable them to earn sustainable livelihood, according to a private member bill introduced by NCP MP Supriya Sule. The bill also proposes that the outstanding debt of the farmers who have committed suicide since 2000 be waived. It should be financed by the Centre and state governments in equal proportions, it says. The bill titled Families of Farmers (Providing Financial Assistance and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2017, was introduced in the Lok Sabha in the last session. "The state government shall provide financial compensation to the bereaved families in their respective states in addition to waiving off the debt of the farmers," it states. The skill development programmes for widows, which help them develop alternate means of livelihood other than agriculture, should also be initiated by the government, the bill proposes. The proposed legislation also makes ...
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Leopard electrocuted to death in Madhya Pradesh 20.1.2018 General News
A leopard was electrocuted to death after he stepped on a live wire, laid at a farm by a farmer, a forest officer said today. The forest team apprehended the farmer, who laid the wire at his farm, the officer added. Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Seoni's South Forest Division TS Sulia said the forest patrolling squad received information about the incident at around 11 last night. During the search operation, the forest squad this morning found the carcass of the leopard, aged around 5-6 years, at a farm near Jilepur village, he said. Sulia said the team also seized wires, bamboo sticks, and other material used for laying the electric trap. He said the farmer Rajkumar Bhalavi (28) admitted that he had laid the trap to save his crop from the wild boar and other wild animals. Bhalavi was arrested and a case under relevant sections of the Wild Life Protection Act was registered, the officer added.
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Six sentenced to death in Maharashtra Dalit youths killing 20.1.2018 deccanherald.com

The Nashik Sessions Court on Saturday sentenced to death six accused in the 2013 killings of there Dalit youths in Ahmednagar district.

The accused were involved in the killing of Sachin Garu (24), Sandeep Tanwar (25) and Rahul Kandre (20) in Sonai village on January 1, 2013.

Sachin was in love with an upper caste girl and this was the reason for the killing. After killing them, the accused mutilated the bodies.


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Maharashtra government has money for publicity, not farmers 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Ajit Pawar hits out at State for failing on all counts to provide relief to farmers
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Maharashtra agrarian crisis: Farmer distress unabated by loan waiver; experts blame low profitability 19.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Maharashtra continued to record a high number (2,917) of farmer suicides in 2017. About 60 percent of the cases were reported after the announcement of the farm loan waiver.
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