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Category: Farm Suicides
Last updated: Sep 16 2018 18:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Finance Commission to visit Maharashtra to discuss urbanisation, intra-state disparity 16.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sept 16 (ANI): The Fifteenth Finance Commission is slated to visit Maharashtra from September 17 to 19, during which they will focus on issues related to urbanisation and intra-state
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Debt-Ridden Farmer Allegedly Commits Suicide In Maharashtra Farm 11.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 55-year-old debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at his farm in Latur district in Maharashtra, police said Tuesday.
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Class 11 girl commits suicide over Maratha quota 11.9.2018 Rediff: News
The girl mentioned in the note that she had secured 89 per cent marks in her Class 10 exams held earlier this year, but could not get admission under a category where her family could have paid less fees, Sanas said.
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Class 11 girl commits suicide for reservation to Maratha caste in Maharashtra 11.9.2018 Zee News : States
Kishori left a note where she has mentioned that she was committing suicide for reservation to the Maratha caste. 
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Class 11 Maharashtra Girl Found Hanging, Alleges Caste Discrimination 11.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 17-year-old student allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district on Monday, demanding reservation to the Maratha community, police said.
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Hatred being spread in country under Modi's rule: Rahul @ Bharat Bandh 10.9.2018 Rediff: News
Ramping up his attack against the prime minister, the Congress chief questioned the prime minister's silence on rising fuel prices, the Rafale jet deal and issues such as farmer suicides, atrocities against women and unemployment.
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LIVE! Yogendra Yadav detained in Tamil Nadu 8.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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On the formation of Cong govt each Panchayat will have one cowshed (Gaushala) 4.9.2018 Central Chronicle
BJP govt ended employment opportunities to youth: Kamal Nath Congress’s mass rally with huge crowd in Ganj-Basoda Chronicle Reporter, Ganj-Basoda, State Congress chief Kamal Nath said, “We promise that after the formation of Congress government in the state we will make Gaushala in every Panchayat.” He said that the BJP does great talks about the Gomata […]
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Take Pledge To Root Out BJP In Rajasthan: Congress Leader Rameshwar Dudi 3.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Senior Congress leader Rameshwar Dudi on Sunday asked farmers to take a pledge to vote the BJP out of power in the upcoming Rajasthan assembly election.
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Amitabh Bachchan To Give Rs 2.5 Crore To Families Of Martyrs, Farmers 28.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said he would be donating Rs 1 crore to the families of martyrs and an additional Rs 1.5 crore to waive off loans of farmers.
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BJP, RSS dividing India, spreading hatred, says Rahul in Germany 24.8.2018 Rediff: News
The Congress chief once again claimed that while China gave jobs to 50,000 people in 24 hours, India gave employment to only 450 people in the said period.
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BJP, RSS dividing India, spreading hatred: Rahul Gandhi in Berlin 24.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Addressing the Indian Overseas Congress in Berlin, Gandhi said the Congress's thought of unity in diversity came from the times of Guru Nanak Dev.
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In Germany, Rahul Gandhi Says His Thoughts Inspired By Guru Nanak 24.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
At a speech in Germany last night, Congress president Rahul Gandhi claimed that while his party binds the people of India, the BJP-RSS divides them and spreads hatred.
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Why 4% agri growth is a challenge 20.8.2018 DNA: Top News
After two successive droughts in 2014 and 2015 and devastating floods in parts of India this year, the government has woken up to farm distress and recently announced some steps to alleviate the suffering of farmers, although pundits feel they are very little and too late. The government has promised to give top priority to agriculture and provide a higher minimum support price (MSP) to several crops. Besides, the government is also looking at forming a new agri export policy. However, farmers appear to be not satisfied with these announcements as farm distress has worsened during the last four-and-a-half years. Chief adviser to the consortium of Indian Farmers' Association P Chengal Reddy said the MSP announced by the government is too little and too late. The cost plus 50% recommended by the Swaminathan Committee should have been implemented in 2014. It has not happened even now. He, however, felt the recent heavy rains will not severely impact farm output this year but would help in overcoming ...
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Bankers face 'culpable homicide' charge over farmers' suicides, warns panel 15.8.2018 Sify Finance
Taking serious note of massive deficits in crop loan targets, a Maharashtra farm panel on Tuesday warned banks that if any farmer commits suicide, the concerned officer shall be charged with 'culpable homicide'.
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HD Kumaraswamy Turns Farmer, Sows Paddy Seedlings For Bumper Crop 12.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday turned into a farmer to sow seeds for a bumper paddy crop at a farm at Aralakuppe village in Mandya district, about 100 km from Bengaluru .
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Karnataka CM turns farmer, sows paddy seedlings for bumper crop 11.8.2018 Sify Finance
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday turned into a farmer to sow seeds for a bumper paddy crop at a farm at Aralakuppe village in Mandya district, about 100 km from here.
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Kumaraswamy wears farmers attire and sows paddy in rice bowl of Karnataka 11.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Mandya, Karnataka, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy wore farmers attire and sowed paddy saplings at Arulakoppe-Sitapura village in the District along with 150 agriculture labours including 100 women. To give confidence to the farming communities in this district, which reported highest farmer suicides in Karntaka, Mr Kumaraswamy arrived near the field changed his pant and […]
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PCC chief Sachin Pilot slams govt, says Congress will repay deceased farmer’s debt 9.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Congress will clear loan dues of Mangalram, the Nagaur district farmer who committed suicide after failing to repay a loan amount of Rs 2.98 lakh to a nationalised bank. PCC chief Sachin Pilot, who paid a visit to the deceased farmer’s home in Nagaur’s Charanvas village on Wednesday, lashed out at Chief minister Vasundhara Raje for taking out Gaurav Yatra at a time when farmers are committing suicide and added that the party will pay all his dues along with lending every other help that is needed by the family.  “It is very unfortunate that the head of the state (CM) is busy taking out Gaurav Yatra while on the other hand funeral procession of farmers continue to rise in the state. I am shocked to learn from kin of the deceased farmer that he was harassed and insulted to pay the loan amount. Such a behaviour is highly condemnable,” said Pilot. Accusing the government for not taking action to address the issue of farmers, the state congress head said that not a single BJP leader met the family of the ...
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Never labelled Chouhan as a madari: Kamal Nath 7.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Congress president Kamal Nath said he never labelled Chouhan as a madari or a juggler He said Chouhan had been calling himself a “madari” on his own. In a sharp attack, Nath said as Shivraj Singh sounded the ‘damru’, Madhya Pradesh became the number one state in rapes, farmer suicide, unemployment, corruption and […]
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