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Category: Suicides By Region :: Andhra Pradesh
Last updated: Nov 19 2017 21:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Here are the seven prominent leaders of tomorrow's 'kisan sansad' 19.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Farmers would walk from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street and hold a meeting there to highlight farm distress and farmer suicides
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Modi should resign: Raghuveera Reddy 9.11.2017 Hindu: National
The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) on Wednesday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi resign in accordance with his public proclamation that the people could give him any punishment if t...
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Bitter harvest 8.11.2017 FrontLine: Home
Farmers, hit hard by demonetisation, are still to recover from the catastrophic collapse in agricultural product prices, but they are determined to fight back. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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HRF elects new committees 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
The Human Rights Forum on Sunday elected two separate committees for its Telangana State and Andhra Pradesh units on at the second day of the 7th conference for both the States which ended at Mancher...
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‘Maybe they wanted it to be a mob lynching’ 11.10.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
Interview with Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, writer and political observer. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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Mitti, a light tale on a hard topic 1.9.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 1 : In a situation where 3.2 lakhs farmers have committed suicide in the last 20 years, Mitti, a documentary, is made on farmer issues and majorly talks of farmer suicides in India.
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When the haves want more 28.8.2017 HBL: Home
Facing agrarian distress, many of the supposedly elite communities across the country are asking for more. Poornima Joshi and Rahul Wadke report
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Climate change seen contributing to farmer suicides in India 2.8.2017 HBL: Home
As temperatures rise, crop yields fall
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Study links climate change to India farmer suicides 2.8.2017 BusinessLine - Science
Financial distress, lack of timely help and crop failure have often been blamed for the spiralling numbers in farm suicides in India. Now, a US study has added climate change as another significant ...
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Techie's suicide highlights plight of IT employees 15.7.2017 DNA: Top News
Farmers and the country's IT professionals hardly have anything in common professionally, but both are going through the same crisis at present, i.e. an uncertain future. While the country is already reeling under a spate of farmer suicides, the recent suicide of an IT professional in Pune due to his 'uncertain future' has sent ripples in the IT sector, which is facing massive layoffs. Gopikrishna Durgaprasad, a 25-year-old from Andhra Pradesh, had joined an IT firm in Pune only a few days before taking the drastic step of ending his life. In his suicide note, Durgaprasad clearly mentioned that he was worried about his future as he felt that there is no job security in the IT sector. Unlike the farming community, the number of cases of IT professionals committing suicide is not high. But Durgaprasad's recent suicide has highlighted the vulnerability of the IT professionals at a time when the IT sector has been hit hard financially and a massive amount of layoffs is already underway. On Thursday, IT giant ...
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Family debts main cause of Indian farm suicides (Special to IANS) 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly 70 per cent of India's 90 million agricultural households spend more than they earn on average each month, pushing them towards debt, which is now the primary reason in more than half of all suicides by farmers nationwide, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of various government data.
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Farm debt crisis: 70% of agricultural families spend more than they earn 27.6.2017 News
Farm loan waiver not the solution; indebtedness a symptom and not the root cause of farm crisis
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Rallying point 19.6.2017 FrontLine: Home
The farmers’ protests have provided the basis to build a broad consensus for a struggle against the policies that have caused agrarian distress and the loot of forests, land and resources. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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CPI wants 10-day special parliamentary session on agrarian crisis 14.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Wednesday demanded a special 10-day session of Parliament to discuss the agrarian crisis in the country.
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More to it than MSP 12.6.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Price increase alone won’t benefit farmers. Issues of procurement and credit need to be addressed
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Congress demands resignation of Chouhan, MP Minister 9.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rubbishing charges that it had instigated farmer violence in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress on Friday demanded the resignations of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state Home Minister Bhupendra Singh for the "cold-blooded killing of six farmers" in police action.
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Beyond Madhya Pradesh protest: Why loan waivers are not good for farmers, India 8.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
Farmers getting benefit under loan waiver scheme become loan defaulters in the eyes of banks. The banks deny such farmers any future loans pushing them more into the grip of illegal moneylenders.
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Tamil Nadu is not what it used to be 5.6.2017 Rediff: News
Post Jayalalithaa's death, the Tamil Nadu government is in confused state.
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No country for farmers: In headlong rush towards development, Indian farmers fall through the cracks 2.6.2017 India Today| Cover Story
Why has Indian agriculture come to this pass? How is it that in the headlong rush towards development, the interests of the Indian farmer seem to have fallen through the cracks?
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A quiet first anniversary for AIADMK govt 27.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Now, investment flow is down to a trickle as companies choose Andhra Pradesh
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