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Category: Farm Suicides
Last updated: Jan 18 2020 21:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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More Unemployed People Committed Suicide Than Farmers In 2018: Data 18.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
An average 35 unemployed and 36 self-employed people committed suicide every day in 2018, with the two categories together accounting for 26,085 suicides during the year, according to the National...
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Rahul slams Modi Govt for 'not taking concrete steps' in Budget for farmers 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Taking up the farmers' cause in the Lok Sabha, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Modi government for 'not taking concrete steps' in the Union Budget to provide relief to the farmers. 'Farmers are suffering throughout the country. Suicide are on the rise,' Mr Gandhi said, speaking during Zero Hour. 'Yesterday, a farmer in Wayanad committed suicide due to debt. In Wayanad, bank notices for non payment of loans were given to 8000 farmers, ' said Mr Gandhi who is representing the constituency in the 17th Lok Sabha. He said under the present system, farmers' properties are attached against their bank loans, this is resulting in rise in farmers suicide. 'The farmers in the country are suffering. I would like to draw the Government’s attention towards it. No concrete steps were taken in the Union Budget to provide relief to the farmers,' the Congress president alleged , adding the Budget has treated farmers as inferior to the rich. He wanted the government to ...
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Minor arrested with poppy husk 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Crime Watch Chronicle Crime Reporter, Bhopal,  Minor arrested with poppy husk Hanumanganj police have arrested a minor and seized 15 kilogram of poppy husk. Police got the tip from the informant that a minor boy with some suspicious material in his bag was waiting for the bus at Nadra bus stand, Bhopal. Police rushed to the spot and caught a youth by surrounding him. Youth was identified as a Mukesh Rasik son of Abbu Rasik aged 16 years, resident of Sindhi Camp village, district Raisen. When his bag was shakedown, big quantity of narcotics was recovered which he had brought it from Raisen and was attempting to sell to some of his client. Police recovered 15 kilogram of poppy husk from his possession. The value of the poppy is evaluated to rupees 25 thousand. Now police is interrogating the minor and started investigation. Farmer’s suicide in Eitkhedi A farmer hails from Eitkhedi police station area committed suicide by hanging self. Police did not recover any suicide from the deceased. According to ...
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Amit Shah attacks KCR for 'failed promises' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Karimnagar, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah has launched a frontal attack on Telangana Rashtra Samiti supremo and caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for unkept poll promises. Addressing a well-attended public meeting christened "Samarabheri' at Karimnagar on Wednesday evening, he said that none of the 150 poll promises made by the TRS was fulfilled.He said that Mr Rao had promised to make a Scheduled Caste member as the chief minister of the state during the 2014 polls but failed to do so. Stating that the TRS government had failed on all fronts, he asked what did the state government do when more than 450 farmers committed suicides, while the Modi government had embarked on several schemes to help the farmers. Dismissing Mr Rao's charge that the Modi government was ignoring Telangana, Mr Shah said that Rs 1.25 crores had been granted during the last four years for various schemes in the state. He said that KCR had opted for early polls afraid of Modi' growing popularity and ...
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Rahul says Modi govt failed to waive off farmers' loans, laments that people who work hard are never rewarded 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Charging the Narendra Modi government of being 'anti-farmer ' and 'anti-poor', Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that the government has failed to waive off loans of farmers. Addressing a conference called by the Congress to discuss the concerns faced by the Other Backward Classes, Rahul said people who work hard are never rewarded. 'People who work hard in India and have the right skills are never rewarded . The NDA Government has failed to waive off the loans of farmers even though the loans of the corporates have been waived off. Farmers will continue to commit suicide. They will continue to be in distress but their loans will not be waived off. Our Prime Minister has not given a penny to our farmers for their work,': Rahul said at the conference. The conference, held at the Talkatora stadium, is being seen as an attempt by the Congress to increase its outreach towards the OBC community. Mr Gandhi said Congress had always worked for the welfare of the OBC community. 'For ...
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Cong would waive farmers' loans in 10 days of coming to power in MP: Rahul 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Pipaliyamandi (Mandsaur), MP,  Setting the stage for coming assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today announced that his party would waive loans of farmers across the state within 10 days of coming to power. “I want to assure deceased peasants' families who have come here. Soon after the Congress comes to power, you would get justice within 10 days and action would be taken against those who fired gunshots on you,” said Mr Gandhi while addressing Kisan Samridhi Sankalp Rally here. The public meeting was organised on the first anniversary of death of six peasants in police firing in Pipaliyamandi. “The Madhya Pradesh Government opened fire on farmers and killed them exactly a year ago. In the whole country, farmers are today demanding their rights and committing suicides,” he said. “Nonetheless, there is little place for them in the hearts of the Narendra Modi Government and other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regimes in the country,” alleged the Gandhi scion. ...
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In the name of democracy 30.12.2019 Assam Times
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Five charts show how India fared on climate change, unemployment and women’s safety in 2019 27.12.2019 Scroll.in
Data released this year showed joblessness at a 45-year high and a record number of extreme weather events.
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Cong slams Modi Govt, says it is insensitive towards voice of people 20.12.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being insensitive towards farmers and poor persons and said that he does not listen to the voice of the people. Responding to the Prime Minister’s statements over the state of economy at the centenary celebrations of ASSOCHAM in the national capital, in a […]
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"Lotus Blooms In Dirt": Aaditya Thackeray's Dig At BJP In Assembly Speech 19.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Several young and first-time MLAs, including Aaditya Thackeray, Rohit Pawar, Aditi Tatkare were among those who made their debut speeches in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday. Shiv Sena leader...
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150 Farmers Committed Suicide In Madhya Pradesh This Year: BJP 2.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Madhya Pradesh BJP said 150 farmers had committed suicide in the last 11 months in the state, including 72 between January and July this year after the Congress' Kamal Nath government took over.
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Preps On For Uddhav Thackeray's Swearing-In Ceremony, 400 Farmers Invited 27.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
As Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is all set to become Chief Minister of Maharashtra, preparations are underway for his grand swearing-in ceremony at the Shivaji Park in Mumbai.
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Mamata Banerjee Among Top Invitees For Uddhav Thackeray's Swearing-In 27.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and DMK president MK Stalin have been invited for the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv...
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"BJP Trying To Repeat Karnataka Game In Maharashtra": Priyanka Gandhi 25.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra launched a scathing attack on rival BJP this morning over the party's dramatic comeback in Maharashtra on Saturday while the NCP, Shiv Sena and Congress were...
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Maharashtra Farmer Kills Self, Body Remains Hanging From Tree For 6 Days 19.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A 62-year-old tribal farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree in Maharashtra's Akola district, police said.
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Cong’s ‘Bharat Bachao Rally’ Nov 30 at Ramlila maidan against Modi Govt’s ‘anti-people’ policies 16.11.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  The Congress will organise a ‘Bharat Bachao Rally’ on November 30 at the Ramlila maidan against the economic policies of the Narendra Modi government. The announcement was made by AICC general secretary in-charge of organisation K C Venugopal and party’s communication incharge Randeep Singh Surjewala after a meeting of general secretaries, state in-charges, […]
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Andhra Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy Is A "Psycho": Nara Lokesh 15.11.2019 NDTV News - South
TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh on Friday called Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy a "psycho".
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Watch: After Ayodhya verdict, here are ten things that need attention, according to Akash Banerjee 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
‘What is the point of making a Ram temple in Ayodhya if it will not be visible because of the air pollution?’
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Priyanka Gandhi Says Centre Suppressing Report On Farmer Suicides 11.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday accused the government of "tampering with" and "suppressing" a report on farmer suicides.
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The big news: Centre sets up fund for stalled real estate projects, and nine other top stories 6.11.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Sharad Pawar asked BJP and Shiv Sena to respect the mandate in Maharashtra, and the Supreme Court pulled up states over stubble burning.
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