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Category: Suicides By Region :: Andhra Pradesh
Last updated: Feb 09 2018 21:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Parliament proceedings | Budget Session 2018, Day 8 — As it happened 9.2.2018 Hindu: News
Venkaiah Naidu issues fervent appeal to maintain decorum expected of House of Elders; Promises and commitments made in the A.P. Reorganisation Act are a work in progress, says Jaitley.
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Injurious to farmers 2.2.2018 HBL: Home
Cultivators in Andhra Pradesh are moving away from tobacco, belying claims by vested interests that it is among the most profitable crops
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Odisha association seeks pension hike for visually impaired 29.1.2018 General News
The Odisha Association for the Blind (OAB), a state-level private organization, has sought a hike in the monthly pension of visually challenged people from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000. Andhra Pradesh and Haryana provide Rs 2,000 a month as pension to visually impaired persons, OAB president P K Bhuyan said, adding that the Odisha government should also increase the allowance taking into account price rise and inflation. "The association has already adopted a resolution in this regard at its general body meeting here. A memorandum demanding increase in pension would be submitted to the government before the state budget is presented," he asserted. The association also urged the state government to appoint an adequate number of specially trained teachers in schools meant for the visually impaired children. Currently, the state runs 55 schools for differently abled students, including the visually challenged ones. "We demand the formation of an expert committee to verify alleged ...
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Odisha launches bus service in disputed area 21.1.2018 General News
Bus services have been introduced in Kotiya panchayat of Odisha's Koraput district where the state government is embroiled in a dispute with Andhra Pradesh over ownership of several villages. Commencement of the passenger bus service on Friday was part of the administration's exercise to strengthen infrastructure in the panchayat situated in Pottangi block on the Deomali hill range, said an official. "Apart from providing better transportation to the local people, the service will boost tribal economy," said Krutibas Rout, Sub-Collector of Koraput. Villagers say movement of people from villages in the Kotiya panchayat will augur well for the socio-economic development of the tribals. "We are delighted as bus service has been introduced in the area. Earlier, villagers used to depend on small vehicles to cover 27 km to reach Kunduli and then catch a bus either to go to Pottangi or Koraput. Now we can also transport our produce and sell it in urban areas," said Ajay Pangi, .
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Andhra Police visits ragging victim's family in Odisha 13.1.2018 General News
A police team from Andhra Pradesh today visited the house of a student in Sambalpur district, who died allegedly due to ragging in a college hostel in Vishakhapatnam and talked to his parents The team talked to Shreyass Kesharwaini father, Sailesh Kesharwani and mother, Lakshmi Kesharwani at their house in Garposh area, police said. The team also talked to Shreyass tuition teacher, Bandana Panigrahi. Shreyas had revealed about the incident and names of the student, involved in the incident, before her teacher first, they said. This apart, the team also discussed with one Asutosh Kesharwani, who had video graphed Sreyass statement about the incident before his death. Circle Inspector of PM Palem Police Station, K Laxman Murthy said, as per the evidence available with us, Shreyas was assaulted. Internal injuries have been found in the post-mortem report, he said. Shreyass father, Sailesh Kesharwani said, the police team has assured us that the matter would be properly ...
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Andhra to release 3.33 tmc ft of Krishna river water to TN 13.1.2018 General News
Andhra Pradesh has agreed to release 3.33 tmc ft of water from the Krishna river to Tamil Nadu to meet the drinking water requirement of the Chennai city. AP Water Resources Department Secretary Shashi Bhushan Kumar issued an order last night permitting the NTR Telugu Ganga Project chief engineer to release 3.33 tmc ft from Kandaleru reservoir to Poondi reservoir for supply to the Chennai city. The Tamil Nadu Water Resources Department chief engineer had written a letter last month to the AP government stating the present storage in the four reservoirs supplying water to Chennai was only 46 per cent because of less than average rainfall in the catchment areas during the north-east monsoon. Hence, to meet the drinking water needs of the Chennai city immediately, the chief engineer requested that water from Kandaleru reservoir be released. As per the Krishna River Management Board, Andhra Pradesh's share comes to 3.33 tmc ft of the total 5 tmc ft Krishna water to be ...
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Odisha seeks report on Andhra's distribution of freebies in border villages 10.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Odisha government on Wednesday sought a report from Koraput district administration after Andhra Pradesh government officials distributed freebies and money to the tribals in the area.
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Andhra aid for tribals: Odisha seeks report from Koraput 10.1.2018 General News
Reacting to allegations of Andhra Pradesh offering assistance to tribals in Odisha, the Odisha government today sought a report from the district collector of Koraput and called a meeting to review the situation. "I have sought a report from the district magistrate- cum-Collector of Koraput district on the allegations. I have also called a meeting of senior officials over the matter," revenue and disaster management minister Maheswar Mohanty told reporters here. Mohanty said the state government has been keeping a watch on the situation where Andhra Pradesh government allegedly lured the resident of Kutia gram panchayats under Pottangi block in Koraput district yesterday. The Andhra Pradesh officials allegedly distributed assistance to the villagers under the Janmabhoomi scheme launched by the Chandra Babu Naidu's government. Koraput Collector Anupam Saha said that he had sent sub-collector Krutibas Rout to the spot after being informed about the incident who held ...
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Only 6 states have dedicated depts for disabled: Par panel 6.1.2018 General News
Only six out of 36 states and Union Territories of the country have dedicated departments and district social welfare officers to look into issues of disabled persons, a parliamentary panel report has said. The parliamentary committee report on the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities said the remaining states and UTs have, so far, not taken any action in this regard even after specific instructions from the Centre. The six states having dedicated departments/district social welfare officers to address the issues of persons with disabilities (PwDs) are Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. It shows the indifference and insensitivity towards welfare of persons with disabilities by state governments, the panel noted. The parliamentary committee asked the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities to take up the issue of having dedicated disability-related departments and appointment of State ...
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A panacea for farmers’ suicide 30.12.2017 Hindu: News
Expert advocates zero-budget farming
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IFAD to ‘drought-proof’ dry lands in five districts 28.12.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
1.65 lakh farmer families stand to gain from the project
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Spurious seeds playing havoc with farmers’ lives in AP, Telangana 13.12.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Last week, three farmers from a village in Krishna district attempted to commit suicide in front of police station in Vijayawada. They were looking to draw attention to their desperate plight followi...
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Environmentalist seeks criminal action against Monsanto 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Environment activist Vandana Shiva on Thursday wrote to Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan seeking a criminal investigation against global seed giant Monsanto for genetic contamination of its herbicide tolerant Round-up Ready Flex Bt cotton.
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‘Governments’ apathy to blame for agriculture crisis’ 28.11.2017 Hindu: Home
JP begins ‘Surajya Yatra’ from the ancestral house of Damodaram Sanjeevaiah
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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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