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Category: Suicides By Region :: Andhra Pradesh
Last updated: Jun 18 2018 01:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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4 lakh farmers have ended life in last 25 years: AIKS 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) president Ashok Dhawale said here on Sunday the neoliberal policies of 1991 had such a devastating impact on agriculture
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BJP roadmap to strengthen party in Telangana ahead of 2019 29.5.2018 General News
The BJP would undertake a series of programmes in the coming months in Telangana to raise issues of farmers and to strengthen the party in the run-up to simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls in 2019, its state president K Laxman said today. "(We) have come to the conclusion during the two-day meeting (of state executive on May 27 and 28) that BJP has future politically in Telangana; Amit Shah ji has also said clearly that we are going to pay special attention to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh," he told reporters here. Shah, the BJP president, is likely to visit the state next month to review the party's preparations Lok Sabha constituency-wise, he said. BJP in Telangana would organise among others "regional and major public meetings" as per a calender of events, Laxman said. The executive meeting accused the TRS government of failure to help farmers on various counts, including preventing suicides, paying compensation for crop losses and providing a bonus on minimum ..
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Govt. committed to revival of handlooms: KTR 27.3.2018 Hindu: Technology
Several schemes taken up for welfare of weavers after formation of Telangana, says Minister
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In some States, many farm suicide victims came under APL category: study 24.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The study covered 13 States
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Big rise in farmer suicides in four states during 2016, says NCRB data 23.3.2018 Latest News
In absolute numbers, farmer suicides in Haryana and Punjab were less than in Maharashtra, which continued to be Number-1
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Suicides in farming sector decline by 10% in 2016, govt informs Parliament 22.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Stressed and burdened by indebtedness, successive crop failures and low yields, 4,659 farmers ended their lives in 2015
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State waived farm loans without any help: Naidu 22.3.2018 Hindu: Vijayawada
‘We made the activity an attractive proposition’
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Tel Budget session starts on March 12 5.3.2018 General News
The Budget session of the Telangana legislature would begin on March 12. A notification, summoning both Houses of legislature on March 12, was issued by Governor ESL Narasimhan today. During the session, issues related to agriculture, Central funds, implementation of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, jobs etc. are expected to figure prominently. The TRS government has decided to introduce an investment support scheme for farmers, while opposition Congress and BJP allege that the state government has failed to protect the interests of farmers. The Congress recently launched a 'bus yatra' to highlight the alleged failures of the TRS government. The ruling TRS alleged the funds and other promises made in the Reorganisation Act have not been fully met by the Centre, a point contested by the BJP. The opposition has been also attacking the TRS on its electoral promises like two-bed room houses for the poor.
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Cauvery Board not likely soon: Gadkari 27.2.2018 Hindu: News
It is a difficult task and I do not want to give an assurance on it, says Gadkari
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KCR defends TRS workers on farmers panels 25.2.2018 Hindu: Rx
Don’t give scope for criticism, Chief Minister tells members of the committees
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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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